Thursday, September 30, 2010

Catching a Shark

Quint and Hooper face the unstoppable monster in "Jaws".

Monster Art: Mr. Hyde

Daniel Horne brings us a wonderful portrait of Fredric March as Mr. Hyde!
Visit Daniel's site to see more!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I Got The Girl!

The Creature walks off with his prize in "Revenge of the Creature".

Monster Coloring Book

A great coloring book from my childhood.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Morlocks... I Hate These Guys!

Morlocks are on the loose in "The Time Machine"!

Forry's 90th Birthday Book

This book was given to guests at Forrest Ackerman's 90th birthday party. Inside was a reprint of the first issue of Famous Monsters along with outlines on how the magazine was made!

The cover is a picture of one of Forry's favorite props: The head of Dorian Gray created by Dick Smith.

Monday, September 27, 2010

UPDATE

Hello Monster Fans!

You will notice that the labels area has shrunk (much like that Incredible Man I once saw) to only the most popular titles. All the labels are still accessible, however. If there is a post that you are interested in, ALL original labels will still be posted beneath each post. So if you find a monster you are interested in, click the label and discover what wonders this blog has to show you.

Of course, always feel free to use the search box to find your favorite ghoul, goblin, monster, or demon!

Happy Hauntings everyone!

-Robert

Monster Model Monday

The Addams Family House
Built and Painted by Mark Silverman

The Monster Model Contest

Here is an ad for that great Monster Model Contest!

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Let's Start The Week With A Laugh!


Two Hydes Are Better Than One

Bud Abbott is surrounded by a couple of Mr. Hydes on the set of "Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde".

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Monster Movie Posters: "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"


Smile!

Here is the last thing you will see if you meet a T-Rex from "Jurassic Park".

Friday, September 24, 2010

FM Cover Fridays - #49


Something's in the Water!

The crew is shocked at their discovery in "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Monster Art: "Werewolf of London"

Daniel Horne brings us another masterpiece with the "Werewolf of London".

Please visit Daniel's Website!

Master Monster Maker Certificate

This certificate was given out to those people who entered the Monster Model Building contest put on by Famous Monsters, Aurora Models, and Universal Studios.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Creature in Color!

This is an actual color photo from the set of "Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Monster Movie Posters: "The Wolf Man"

This poster came out recently with the release of the remake of "The Wolf Man".

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Monster Movie Posters: "The Boy Who Cried Werewolf"


Forry at Home

Forrest Ackerman poses for a picture in the Ackermansion. Notice the painting of Lugosi which was on the cover of Famous Monsters #30.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Monster Model Monday

The Witch
Built and Painted by Robert Leininger

Mighty Joe Young

Here is an advertisement for "Mighty Joe Young"!

Let's Start The Week With A Laugh!


Sunday, September 19, 2010

T-Rex Attack

The T-Rex from "Jurassic Park".

Keep Out!

Is the Wolf Man afraid of what's on the other side of this door?

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Aurora Box Art

Here is the "Bride of Frankenstein" artwork for the Aurora Model. I'm not sure if this is the original or a reproduction of a great painting.

Friday, September 17, 2010

FM Cover Fridays - #48


Masks of Michael Myers

The top two and bottom left are from "Halloween: Resurrection" and the bottom right is from "Halloween: H20".

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Not a Happy Wolf

Here is a behind the scenes shot of Lon Chaney, Jr. with his director from "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".

Monsters From The Vault

Here is an issue of "Monsters From The Vault" with a great Mummy cover!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Monster Movie Posters: "The Body Snatcher"



Mexican Frankenstein Statue

When I was a kid, I had a version of this statue. I think mine was a bank, however. My mom bought it for me on a trip to Mexico when I was about 10 years old. Unfortunately, it broke a few years later. I wish I still had it. I really loved that thing!

The Mexican Frankenstein Statue

Here I am with my new Buddy!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Raptor

A close up of one of the raptors from "Jurassic Park".

Monster Art: "Bride of Frankenstein"


Monday, September 13, 2010

Monster Model Monday

The Bride of Frankenstein
Built and Painted by Mark Silverman

Attention Monster Lovers!

Here is a vintage ad for your favorite Monster Magazine: "Famous Monsters of Filmland"!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Let's Start The Week With A Laugh!


A Hunched Nurse

Here is Jane Adams as the hunchbacked nurse in "House of Dracula".

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Bride Window Display

Here is an ad put out by Universal to get a "Bride of Frankenstein" display in your store window.

Karloff and Friends

Boris Karloff (on the far right) enjoys a relaxing day with friends.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Turn The Light Off!

The T-Rex investigates what is inside the car in "Jurassic Park".

A Monster Model Winner!

This is a plaque that was given out to the winners of the Monster Model Contest put on by Famous Monsters, Aurora Models, and Universal Studios.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

A Scientist's Decision

Should Neimann operate on Frankenstein or the Wolf Man?

Chandu!

Here is Lugosi in "The Return of Chandu".

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Wolf Man Binder / Wallet

Here is the art for the Wolf Man Binder and Wallet which was offered in the pages of Famous Monsters back in the 1960s.

Aurora Ad

Here is a terrific advertisement for your favorite Aurora Monster Models!