Ormsby’s Movie Monsters: A Ghoulery of Monster Greats

Classic Monster Books Movie Monsters ; Alan Ormsby (Scholastic Books, 1975) As a 1970s Monster Kid, I was fortunate enough to have access to a wide variety of monster magazines and books.  Movie Monsters by Alan Ormsby was one of my favorites. Pictured above is my original copy, well-loved and well-used.  In other words, it is far from … Continue reading Ormsby’s Movie Monsters: A Ghoulery of Monster Greats

Classic Monster Magazine: Marvel Movie Premiere #1

Classic Monster Magazines Marvel Movie Premiere #1: The Land that Time Forgot (Curtis Magazines, 1975) Last week, we inducted the British quad poster for this movie into our Classic Movie Poster Gallery so it only makes sense to feature this classic movie magazine for the same Amicus film, The Land That Time Forgot. This was a … Continue reading Classic Monster Magazine: Marvel Movie Premiere #1

Classic Monster Magazine – Famous Monsters of Filmland #84

Classic Monster Magazines In honor of the great Christopher Lee, this edition of the Classic Monster Magazine archives features issue 84 of Famous Monsters. This was the second appearance of Lee as Count Dracula on the cover of FM (the first was issue #45 with great art by Ron Cobb), and  a rare photo cover at this point … Continue reading Classic Monster Magazine – Famous Monsters of Filmland #84

Famous Monsters of Filmland #10 Digital for Kindle

  Breaking News!  Famous Monsters of Filmland for Kindle Famous Monsters of Filmland #10               October, 1962 There’s really nothing quite like the old Famous Monsters of Filmland magazines from the 1960s.  I’ve been collecting this title for most of my life, but some issues I have never been … Continue reading Famous Monsters of Filmland #10 Digital for Kindle

Get Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

 Our Favorite Modern Collectibles of Classic Monsters We live in a wonderful time for genre fans and collectors.   Our fellow monster kids have created companies who specialize in modern collectibles of classic movie and TV characters that are great to collect in their own right.   We also know not every monster kid or collector has the … Continue reading Get Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

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

(News) We’re Nominated for Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

Collecting Classic Monsters Nominated for    Best Blog & Website of 2016 For the past 15 years, the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards have honored the best in classic horror research, creativity and film preservation.  The awards are the brainchild of David Colton, founder of the Classic Horror Film Board, and the spectacular sculpt of the … Continue reading (News) We’re Nominated for Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

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