(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

FUNKO REACTION UNIVERSAL MONSTERS – RONDO AWARDS 2015 BEST TOY NOMINEE

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 10 Funko ReAction Universal Monsters Collection This is the final installment in my review of the 2014 nominees for the Best Toy, Model, Collectible category of the Rondo Hatton Horror Awards and we finish with the most classic of all monsters –the Funko ReAction Universal … Continue reading FUNKO REACTION UNIVERSAL MONSTERS – RONDO AWARDS 2015 BEST TOY NOMINEE

Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category Nominee

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 9 Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy Vinyl Figure It seems I’ve been exploring the intersection of iconic monsters and horrible movies in recent posts. In last week’s Classic Movie Poster post, I profiled 1958’s Attack of the 50 Foot Woman  – a bad movie with an iconic … Continue reading Sputnik Supplies Ro-Boy – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category Nominee

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

Distinctive Dummies Karloff Fu Manchu Figure– Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 7 Distinctive Dummies Boris Karloff as Fu Manchu Mego-style Figure This week’s entry in my continuing series profiling all the nominees in the 2015 Rondo Awards takes us out of the classic horror genre and into classic adventure with Boris Karloff as the notorious Dr. Fu … Continue reading Distinctive Dummies Karloff Fu Manchu Figure– Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

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

Frankenstein Hallmark Ornament – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 5 Frankenstein Christmas Ornament by Hallmark Happy Frankenstein Friday all you Classic Monster Collectors!  This is the fifth installment in my review of the 2015 Rondo Awards Best Toy / Model / Collectible category nominees. Today, we’ll take  a look at a rather curious item, the Frankenstein’s Monster … Continue reading Frankenstein Hallmark Ornament – Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category

Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Forrest J Ackerman Statue

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Part 4 Forrest J Ackerman Statue by Dark Horse Another week, another post about this year’s nominees for  the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category.  Today’s subject is the Dark Horse tribute to every monster kid’s favorite uncle, Dr. Acula himself, Forrest J. Ackerman. This article provides detailed specs … Continue reading Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Forrest J Ackerman Statue

Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Lily Munster Maquette

Collecting the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category Lily Munster Maquette by Tweeterhead Continuing our deep dive into the Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category, this post focuses on the gorgeous Lily Munster Maquette from Tweeterhead.  This article provides detailed specs of this figure, a video review as well as a price list with links to several … Continue reading Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Category – Lily Munster Maquette

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 … Continue reading Rondo Awards 2015 Best Toy Winner