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


Was delighted that Rick Baker was there and remembered his Doc Mock interview from last October!
He's a hell of a nice guy and still one of the greatest special makeup effects artists in the world.

Some monster heads look scary, others look like they're seriously overtired and need a power nap.

I told you the Abominable Snowman was serious, but you just didn't want to listen, did you?

More monster busts and one normal guy who, for the sake of this piece, we'll call "the eerie accountant".
(ok apparently he's supposed to be from Doctor Who, but I still prefer accountant)

The world is filled with plenty of creatures that could easily pass for monsters as this one booth was showing.

Butterflies, bugs 'n bats. Bon appetit!

Looks like somebody needs to pay a visit to his orthodontist.

A variety of miniature monster statues including Vampirella, Pinhead and...


I've seen pears that look worse, but not by much.

Looks like a hybrid of a Zombie and the Borg.

Why pay $75 for a fetus when you can find 'em for free in a back alley? *ZING!*

Some annoying guy tried to pose with him for this photo and he politely shoved him out of the picture.
My hat goes off to you sir!

Kong gets really scared when you don't leave his nightlight on.

Inside the Monsterpalooza gallery, we were treating to a killer moonlight atmosphere and a plethora of life-sized monsters!

The Creature from the Black Lagoon in the moonlight.

Of course, you can't have a full moon without the Wolfman himself.

The Bride of Frankenstein alongside the Grim Reaper.

Uncle Forry, an animatronic skeleton head with great hair had plenty to chatter about.

Ah yes... the benefits of yoga.

Oh come on, he just wants a hug.

There's much more Monsterpalooza madness to see!
Click here to continue onward to page 5!


Reader Comments

filthiest soap dish
Apr 13th, 2010, 03:45 AM
So what did you pick up for me Roger.... don't tell me.... you forgot
aint nobody
Apr 13th, 2010, 04:15 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, 05:02 AM
seriously. looks really fun, though.
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 07:03 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, 09:16 AM
Wish I could have gone. I'd totally buy a Killer Klowns OST
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 12:19 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, 12:22 PM
Those displays look awesome.
Forum Virgin
Apr 13th, 2010, 12:29 PM
Check or cash?
Apr 13th, 2010, 02:07 PM
It really wasn't a good likeness of ten. It was creepy.
taco loving zombie
Apr 13th, 2010, 05:43 PM
i hope you bought that soundtrack for killer klowns
Registered Absoludicrat
Apr 13th, 2010, 05:51 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, 06:06 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, 06:11 PM
Rog, that is amazing. Did it come with candy corn?
The Magnificent Bastard
Apr 13th, 2010, 07:11 PM
Sounds like a Monster-Mash...
I'll bet it was a graveyard smash!

Sorry, I had to.
Cranberry Everything
Apr 14th, 2010, 01:15 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?
Apr 14th, 2010, 01:33 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, 04:25 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!
Apr 14th, 2010, 06:42 AM
Holy crap. I didn't think Jonathan Winters was still alive *laughs* Great to hear, but damn.

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, 09:09 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, 10:02 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
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Breathes Comics
Apr 14th, 2010, 11:59 AM
I personally think the Bambi stuff was the scariest of all.
taco loving zombie
Apr 14th, 2010, 03:33 PM
wow my dad loved trick r treat i'm gonna get one for him
Cartoonist extraordinaire
Apr 14th, 2010, 09:04 PM

Heyy, that green lady was in "Legend"!
Sloth, PhD
Apr 15th, 2010, 02:12 AM
Was that Jonathan Winters statue for sale?
Pickled Patriarch
Apr 15th, 2010, 06:56 PM
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...

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.

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, 02:11 AM
Totally awesome, old and new. I must have one of those Freddy snake heads...
Animal Eater
Jun 11th, 2011, 03:57 AM
I love how next to the partially devoured lady corpse is a bag of beef jerky. Delicious.

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