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I-Mockery Pays A Visit To Monsterpalooza!
by: -RoG-

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They may not be Muppets...


...but I'm sure Jim Henson would approve nonetheless.


Fly Guy is a snappy dresser!


SCIENCE!


Some more life-sized monsters on display...


...and more yet again.


Kenneth J. Hall, creator of the Puppet Master series... and this promotional sign!


Tim Martin does some nifty masks. I'm particularly fond of the one that looks like a zombie emerging from a swamp.


Return of the Living Dead poster autographed by the entire cast.


Scream Queen, Linnea Quigley live and in person and... enjoying some Robeks juice! It's true!
Celebrities really are like real people! They eat food and drink liquids just like we do! Not sure if they poop though...


More Monster mags along with the classic Famous Monsters Speak album.


A variety of soundtracks from horror and sci-fi films including Killer Klowns from Outer Space.


You never know when you'll need a good vampire killing kit.
Personally, I'd love to test this out on anybody involved with the "Twilight" films.


I really liked this miniature monster mask display, but I don't think it was for sale.


Definitely one of the best scenes at the whole event. Leatherface standing in a room filled with bones
and feathers scattered all over the place. Kudos to whoever took the time to put this together.


KOOOOOOOOOOOONG!


What time is it? Time to find yourself a new clock that isn't thinking about murdering you.


Jonathan Winters rocks... as does his hat.


Some more impressive monster sculpture work. I can't even make a decent looking ashtray with Sculpy.


This is what I want a room in my home to look like... minus the two blurry old guys.


So much monstertastic goodness all in this one display case. Fun too look at, but they were overpriced.
I actually have some of those old trading card sets... will have to photograph them for a feature later on.


More awesome, vintage monster goodies and magic tricks including some Svengali trading cards!

There's much more Monsterpalooza madness to see!
Click here to continue onward to page 3!

 

Reader Comments

filthiest soap dish
Apr 13th, 2010, 04:45 AM
So what did you pick up for me Roger.... don't tell me.... you forgot
aint nobody
Apr 13th, 2010, 05:15 AM
i'd love to go to one of these, but my damned social anxiety, germaphobia and lack of money tends to get in the way
destroyer of happiness
Apr 13th, 2010, 06:02 AM
seriously. looks really fun, though.
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 08:03 AM
Is that Dr. Phibes I see on page two? Awesome.

I think the "eerie accountant" is supposed to be the 10th Doctor from Dr. Who, judging by the TARDIS at the base, but it's not a very good likeness.
With More Yes Than Ever
Apr 13th, 2010, 10:16 AM
Wish I could have gone. I'd totally buy a Killer Klowns OST
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 01:19 PM
why does everything fun happen in california? comic con, mosterpalooza, earthquakes...ugh, it sucks living in New England LOL!
the axe and the smasher
Apr 13th, 2010, 01:22 PM
Those displays look awesome.
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 01:29 PM
Check or cash?
Stuff
Apr 13th, 2010, 03:07 PM
It really wasn't a good likeness of ten. It was creepy.
taco loving zombie
Apr 13th, 2010, 06:43 PM
i hope you bought that soundtrack for killer klowns
Registered Absoludicrat
Apr 13th, 2010, 06:51 PM
Especially dug the old Imagineering stuff. Today's Halloween makeup, even if it's technically superior, will never match the charm of this line. All they needed was a Kooky Spooks costume to really capture the essence of Halloween in the 80s.

(P.S. I've been waiting for a site like this to do a piece on Kooky Spooks for a long time, if anyone is qualified, it's you guys.)
Pickled Patriarch
Apr 13th, 2010, 07:06 PM
Nah, I didn't buy the soundtrack because I had already seen it cheaper on eBay. I spent $60 on this bad boy instead:



With More Yes Than Ever
Apr 13th, 2010, 07:11 PM
Rog, that is amazing. Did it come with candy corn?
The Magnificent Bastard
Apr 13th, 2010, 08:11 PM
Sounds like a Monster-Mash...
I'll bet it was a graveyard smash!


Sorry, I had to.
Cranberry Everything
Apr 14th, 2010, 02:15 AM
That's a very cool show.
And you even got to see Jonathan Winters!

Are you able to take Sam's mask off to reveal what is underneath, like they (surprisingly) did in the movie?
Member
Apr 14th, 2010, 02:33 AM
DIE ZOMBIES KOMMEN made me laught, I don't quite know why.

That proton pack is enviable. You couldn't pry me away from even just looking at it very easily, let me tell you.
Strange blob from beyond
Apr 14th, 2010, 05:25 AM
Absolutely no idea why, but the picture that made me nearly piss myself? Surprised Kong. Oh and that really IS a creepy ten. God knows what an eleven would look like!
Member
Apr 14th, 2010, 07:42 AM
Holy crap. I didn't think Jonathan Winters was still alive *laughs* Great to hear, but damn.

Quote:
Note to all convention vendors:
We attendees are already paying good money to get into these events, so we're
not going to pay full retail costs (or higher) for your merchandise. Wise up already.
Truer words were never spoken.

Also, can someone identify the critter *behind* "Another solid Frankenstein" on page 5. I'm curious.
I like cheese.
Apr 14th, 2010, 10:09 AM
When I saw the Frankenstein and Bride Pez dispensers on page 3, I immediately thought of you and Re. lol
lurking on the walls
Apr 14th, 2010, 11:02 AM
Does the mask part come off to reveal Sam's true appearance? If not it's still freaking cool and I think would be a great Halloween accessory in any haunted house
Kat Kat is offline
Breathes Comics
Apr 14th, 2010, 12:59 PM
I personally think the Bambi stuff was the scariest of all.
taco loving zombie
Apr 14th, 2010, 04:33 PM
wow my dad loved trick r treat i'm gonna get one for him
Cartoonist extraordinaire
Apr 14th, 2010, 10:04 PM

Heyy, that green lady was in "Legend"!
Sloth, PhD
Apr 15th, 2010, 03:12 AM
Was that Jonathan Winters statue for sale?
Pickled Patriarch
Apr 15th, 2010, 07:56 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by DougClayton4231 View Post
Rog, that is amazing. Did it come with candy corn?
It does come with a little treat bag that he carries around, don't think there's any real candy in it. I wouldn't dare steal his candy anyway. Sam has a real mean streak you know...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dextire View Post
Are you able to take Sam's mask off to reveal what is underneath, like they (surprisingly) did in the movie?
Yep, you can remove the burlap sack mask to see his true face. The detail is super nice, but I don't wanna post it here in case other people haven't already seen the flick yet.

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Originally Posted by DaTr0LL View Post
Was that Jonathan Winters statue for sale?
Yeah, I think it was an animatronic puppet actually. It kept asking me for its medication despite my repeatedly telling it, "Sir, I don't have any pills for you!"
Forum Virgin
Apr 24th, 2010, 03:11 AM
Totally awesome, old and new. I must have one of those Freddy snake heads...
Animal Eater
Jun 11th, 2011, 04:57 AM
I love how next to the partially devoured lady corpse is a bag of beef jerky. Delicious.

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