Amazing X-Plus Destroy All Monsters Vinyl Figure Collection

The Greatest Monster Mash Movie Gets The Greatest Collectible Figure Release The Japanese collectible company,  X-Plus, has announced the Monster Total Advance 50th Anniversary Set (Destroy All Monsters), an 11 figure set, and a new Large Monster Series Flying Ghidorah. Japanese vinyl is a highly specialized area of collecting that I haven’t ventured into, as a … Continue reading Amazing X-Plus Destroy All Monsters Vinyl Figure Collection

X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 6 X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures I continue my series profiling each of the 2015 Rondo Awards nominees for Best Toy/Model/Collectible category with the X-Plus set of vinyl figures from Toho’s 1966 kaiju classic, War of the Gargantuas.   NOTE: I recently wrote a Monster Kid Memories … Continue reading X-Plus War of Gargantuas Vinyl Figures – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Finding Monsters Amidst the Mayhem   Obviously, San Diego Comic-Con has a much broader pop culture and  entertainment focus than Monster Bash or Monsterpalooza, so seeking out new and interesting classic monster, retro Sci-Fi and vintage fantasy film memorabilia takes a bit of effort. Well, your roving reporter with an eye for magnificent –and not-so-magnificent … Continue reading Collecting Monsters @ San Diego Comic-Con 2017

(Video) Monsterama Episode 16 – Godzilla Collectibles

The King of the Monster Collectibles Toho Studios gave us the King of the Monsters in 1954 and it’s the gift that keeps on giving.  While the monster’s character has evolved and morphed as many times as the monster suit, Godzilla remains an incredibly popular as evidenced by the commercial success of the Legendary Pictures … Continue reading (Video) Monsterama Episode 16 – Godzilla Collectibles

Jakks 40-Inch Godzilla 2014 Action Figure – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 8 Jakks Pacific 4o” Godzilla Toy It’s Monday and that means it’s time for another entry in my continuing series profiling all the nominees in the 2015 Rondo Awards.  With the one-year anniversary of Legends Godzilla, or Godzilla 2014 as it’s become known, hitting the theaters, we’re taking … Continue reading Jakks 40-Inch Godzilla 2014 Action Figure – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

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