Monday, January 31, 2011

Dracula's #1 Fan

Here's Lugosi taking a break next to a giant fan on the set of "Dracula".

Becoming Frankenstein

Karloff sits in Jack Pierce's studio to be made up for "Frankenstein".

Saturday, January 29, 2011

White Zombie

Here's Bela from "White Zombie"!

Disappointing News

Lon is not happy to learn that Dr. Frankenstein is dead.
-From "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man"

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Chains Can't Hold a Monster!

Sir Cedric Hardwicke confronts Lon Chaney, Jr. in "Ghost of Frankenstein".

Monster Art: Zacherly

Here is an amazing portrait of an older Zacherly. Another Daniel Horne piece.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Escaping Through the Window

The Monster exits through the window after a frightful meeting with Elizabeth in "Frankenstein".


I have been looking for this book for a long time. Still no luck...

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Lemony Snicket of the Opera

Here is a wonderful shot of Jim Carrey reading a magazine with the Phantom of the Opera on the cover from "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events".

What If?

What if the Son of Dracula met the Wolf Man?

Monday, January 24, 2011

Monster Model Monday (Sort of)

Technically this isn't a model, but here we have a Frankenstein bust which I painted with the assistance of my uncle.

The Wolf Man's Portrait

Here is Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolf Man from "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein".

Friday, January 21, 2011

Thursday, January 20, 2011

He Gets All the Girls

Lugosi is about to enjoy a meal in "Dracula".

Monster Art: The Wolf Man (The 1,000th Post!)

Here is a great painting of Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolf Man.
By the way, this post makes number 1,000!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

20 Questions with Maleva

The townspeople are on the hunt for the Wolf Man and they think Maleva knows something.
-From "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

Monster Art: The Phantom

Here is a portrait of Lon Chaney as the Phantom of the Opera. This image was on the cover of Famous Monsters #3. If memory serves, this painting was done by FM publisher, James Warren.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Monster Movie Posters: "Bride of Frankenstein"

Monster Art: Verne Langdon

Here is a wonderful tribute to Verne Langdon. Verne created the Don Post Monster Calendar masks. A few weeks ago, Verne passed away unfortunately. He will be missed.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

The Phantom and His Date

Here is Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin as they appeared in "Phantom of the Opera".

Meet the Mummy

Boris Karloff socializes in his Mummy make-up as Jack Pierce puts the finishing touches on him with a blow dryer.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Monster Movie Posters: "Voodoo Island"

A Hunchbacked Mummy?

I always thought it was funny how much The Mummy looked like the Hunchback from this publicity still from "The Mummy's Tomb". It doesn't really look like Lon Chaney, Jr. does it?

Monday, January 10, 2011

Frank and Larry

The Monster joins in the fun in "Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man".

A Universal Tour

Here is a sample of a little book on the Universal Studios Tour.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

The Happiest Fella!

Here is Lon Chaney, Jr. as Kharis the Mummy in "The Mummy's Tomb".