Monsters For Christmas

This is another personal favourite and should come as no surprise, I like monsters. This page with personal favourites the Remco Monsters and my personal “White Whale” Gre-Gory brings a tear to me eye… Want more Remco toys in your diet? Click the Linkage below: .

PodStallions Episode 10: Glows in the Dark (Monster Toys)

Our second October episode, Jason and Brain try to cram in as many monster toys as they can into an hour and a half.  Aurora model kits, Marvel comics, action figures by Tomland, Remco and Lincoln International get discussed as does Cracked magazine, Power Records, the number of times we rented “LifeForce” on VHS (I’ve […]

Mattel Creepy Feature Promotion

I recently came across this promotional folder from Mattel full of different concepts for stores to boost sales of (duh) Mattel Toys. The one that most interested me was the Halloween specific teaming of Suckerman, Gre-Gory and Krusher into an end cap called the “Creepy Feature”. While I’m 100% sure this never made it to […]

A Goulish Gallery of Values

It’s refreshing to see this many monster toys on a Christmas catalog page, usually they get kind of dismissed or marginalized as being “seasonal”. The only thing missing is some slime. While I’ve blogged about Gre-Gory being the one that got away for me as a kid and my obsession with the Remco Monsters is […]

It came from Charlie’s basement

One of the highlights of a recent trip to Chicago was being able to rummage through my friend Charlie’s basement and look at his collection. It was almost a museum to growing up in the 70’s, I thought I’d share random images of some of my favourite items. Expect a part two to this some […]