Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner

And the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner is…. Diamond Select Creature from the Black Lagoon Specs: 7-inch-scale 16+ points of articulation Sculpted by Jean St. Jean 2 variations:  Toys R Us exclusive (simpler, above-water base) and Deluxe variant available through Previews to Collectible Stores (underwater base) Retail Price: $24.99 Deluxe display base Features a … Continue reading Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner

Collecting Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy / Model / Collectible Nominated Toys

I recently published my ballot for the 2015 Rondo Hatton Horror Awards. As an affiliate for Entertainment Earth, I got an email early this morning that one of the nominated toys, the 24-inch Godzilla 2014 Action Figure, was on sale for 25% off today only. Normally a $50 toy, I thought that was worth sharing … Continue reading Collecting Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy / Model / Collectible Nominated Toys

My 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards Ballot

2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards – my annual kick-in-the-pants Monster Kids spend a lot of time reminiscing about the bygone days of childhood.  The glorious 1960s and 70s are gone but not forgotten.  The 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards remind us that ‘classic’ doesn’t have to mean ‘vintage.’ We love our classic monsters, our retro … Continue reading My 2015 Rondo Classic Horror Awards Ballot

My Conversation with SCARY MONSTERS’ Don Smeraldi

I Met Up with New SCARY MONSTERS Publisher Don Smeraldi at SDCC 2017 – Here’s Our Conversation George: First off all, congratulations on taking over the helm of Scary Monsters! It’s a big responsibility you’ve shouldered taking over a magazine that has been around for 25 years. Having just shipped your 6th issue, I’d love to … Continue reading My Conversation with SCARY MONSTERS’ Don Smeraldi

Celebrate Alien Day with New Alien Merchandise

Happy Alien Day! We know it’s a marketing event designed to sell stuff, but it sure beats National Boss Day. For that last couple years, 20th Century Fox is been declaring April 26 “Alien Day.”  This marketing event is inspired by LV 426, the planet where the crew of the Nostromo first encounter the xenomorph eggs in … Continue reading Celebrate Alien Day with New Alien Merchandise

(Video) Relive Your 1960s Monster Kid Childhood Through FLIP

Meet Flip, a 1960s Monster Kid That Would Have Been My Best Friend The short film FLIP: a short film follows the exploits of a 1960s Monster Kid who, flush with birthday money from his grandmother, turns directly to the siren’s call of those wondrous novelty ads in the back of his (and our) favorite comic books.  It’s … Continue reading (Video) Relive Your 1960s Monster Kid Childhood Through FLIP

New Marilyn Munster Maquette from Sideshow Collectibles

Marilyn is Now Available for Pre-Order The lovely Marilyn Munster maquette features the only ‘non-ghoul’ member of the Munsters household.  Sporting her yellow dress and creme colored heels, Marilyn is holding onto Spot’s collar as it comes chained to the floor. Also included is the Herman Munster bust Marilyn sculpted in the Munsters episode, Prehistoric Munster. … Continue reading New Marilyn Munster Maquette from Sideshow Collectibles

(Video) Monsterama Episode 18 – Collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon

The Most Collectible of Classic Monsters Watch this video and see why collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon is such a passion for classic monster collectors. The last of the great Universal Monsters to come along, the Creature from the Black Lagoon swam his way into our Monster Kid hearts in glorious 3-D in … Continue reading (Video) Monsterama Episode 18 – Collecting the Creature from the Black Lagoon

Classic Movie Posters – Godzilla King of the Monsters

Classic Movie Poster Gallery Godzilla, King of the Monsters (Toho, 1956) U.S. One-sheet (27″ x 41″) Godzilla King of the Monsters is the heavily re-edited American 1956 adaptation of the Japanese film Gojira, originally produced by Toho  Studios in 1954, which had previously been shown subtitled in the United States in Japanese community theaters only, and was not released in Europe.  For … Continue reading Classic Movie Posters – Godzilla King of the Monsters

(Video) Monsterama Episode 11 – Collecting The Munsters

Fabulous Collectibles from TV’s First Family of Monsters One of the most beloved TV shows of all Monster Kid-dom, The Munsters had a limited run of 2 seasons and one movie.  But decades of syndication and a classic monsters aura that outlived the 60s has kept this show at the forefront of classic monster collectibles. In … Continue reading (Video) Monsterama Episode 11 – Collecting The Munsters