Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, Universal Studios built their reputation on horror films. The “canonical” Universal Monsters are Dracula, Frankenstein(‘s Monster), the Wolf Man, the Mummy, and the Gillman from Creature from the Black Lagoon. However, there are other Universal Monsters who aren’t quite as well known; Quasimodo from The Hunchback of […]
Today’s review is by Justin Gammon of the newly-redesigned WeirdoToys.com. Justin, the bone-strewn cave floor is yours. –PG When deciding what toy to feature for Halloween, we toy bloggers really become conflicted. There’s only so many times you can post pics of the Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy or any other variation of the Universal Monsters. […]
Bear with me here. My favorite “Alien” design is the one from Aliens. That’s solely because it’s the first film of the series I was exposed to, it’s my favorite, and because it’s awesome. Those who argue the more psychologically-creepy design from the first Alien is superior have a strong argument too, given its smoother, phallic-shaped head.
Matt Frank Specialty: Drawing monsters Base of Operations: MattFrank.com. You can find much more of his monstrous artwork here. History: Matt Frank is based in the Golden Land of Texas. He likes pineapple juice. He also loves to draw monsters and anything else that happens to be very, very cool. His comics work includes IDW’s […]
Poe Ghostal here. We’re trying something new for this review – what I’m calling “Sculptor’s Commentary” (though I reserve the right to change it to, say, “Designer’s Commentary” depending on who’s doing the commenting). The Boomer was sculpted by Jason Frailey, who also sculpted the Evil Dead II Henrietta as well as the super-popular new Glyos-compatible […]
In celebration of Monster Month, here are some of my past reviews of monstrous toys: Talos (Ray Harryhausen) Witch-King Ringwraith Berserker the Troll (Viking Spawn) Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Darkness from Legend Predator 2 (McFarlane Toys) Bandai 6″ Godzilla, Titanosaurus, Mechagodzilla 2 Aoshima Alien Cthulhu Plastic Figure Hellboy Kriegaffe #10 Jake (Attack of the Living Dead) Earl (Attack […]
Let’s get one thing out of the way first: Prometheus is not a good movie. It’s a bloated, pretentious, incoherent mess of a film. However, I thought the aesthetic aspects of the movie were great, and that’s where this figure comes in. I had high hopes for Prometheus. I’ve been a fan of the Alien franchise since I […]
…and Tamashii takes even more of my money. I’m fine with this being the 2005 version, because even though I’m not a fan of the movie (way too long, way too much slo-mo, completely overwrought), I do think it’s arguably the best Kong design.
For Halloween this year, I decided to just throw as many monster/horror figures as I could fit along the shelf above my desk at home. From left to right: Diablo 2 Diablo by Blizzard Dark Alliance Lucifer by Art Asylum Ghostbusters Slimer by NECA Silent Screamers Graf Orlok by Aztech Toys G.I. Joe Zombie Viper […]
Up Soon! Paul Kaiju Custom Hedorah by geozilla Ever wanted to get your toy photo on PGPoA’s Pic of the Day? Well, you could have done it ages ago by submitting to the Flickr group or emailing it to me directly. But that’s not my point today – my point is that it’s Monster Month, […]