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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1155 on: October 22, 2009, 09:24:15 PM »
That is too cool!  I really like the Creature!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1156 on: October 23, 2009, 03:10:37 PM »
Ok, unless anyone gives me a good reason, in the next hour, not to open this creature out of his plastic bag prison, I am going to open him up and let his breathe for the first time since 1991! 

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1157 on: October 23, 2009, 04:51:47 PM »
Ok, unless anyone gives me a good reason, in the next hour, not to open this creature out of his plastic bag prison, I am going to open him up and let his breathe for the first time since 1991! 


To make sure he can breathe, you better place him in a full bathtub.  He needs a good dose of H2O.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1158 on: October 23, 2009, 05:42:11 PM »
That does it.  The Creature is out.  Can you believe the same genius that gave him a 33% sized head, made his feet where he can't stand without 3 pennies taped to his heels?

In any case he's out and here to stay.  (I am leaving the tag on though.)

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1159 on: October 23, 2009, 10:23:04 PM »
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1160 on: October 23, 2009, 11:17:15 PM »
Looks like the big wet lug is bragging, "I caught a fisherman THIS BIG!!"

Liar.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1161 on: October 24, 2009, 01:20:45 AM »
And henceforth this will be known as the "three penny" Creature.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1162 on: October 24, 2009, 09:33:36 AM »
And henceforth this will be known as the "three penny" Creature.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1163 on: October 24, 2009, 01:15:38 PM »
That does it.  The Creature is out.  Can you believe the same genius that gave him a 33% sized head, made his feet where he can't stand without 3 pennies taped to his heels?

I think the vinyl is warped. It's been a LONG time, but I remember having to hit mine w a hairdryer for a while and the bend him some to get him to stand, but eventually it did. You can even run hot water over it to get the vinyl flexible and then cols when it's positioned the way you want it posed, as there's little risk of any paint loss.

Great you took ole Gil outta the bag. As goofy as the sculpt is, it's still an impressive toy and one of the largest Creature figures around. Until the Amok Time Monsterz gets here to kick it's ass that is!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1164 on: October 24, 2009, 01:16:03 PM »
Man, I dig that bird brained creech. Very cool, I like the fact that his head is too small, gives him a nice knock off charm.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1165 on: October 25, 2009, 09:06:55 AM »
No photo, and not a big deal, but I wanted to see The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra and have missed a couple of screenings at festivals/cons, but yesterday I walked into the GameStop video game store with my son and they had a bin of a few leftover DVD's they were selling at 75% off.  The DVD of Lost Skeleton of Cadavra was in there with a $6.99 tag on it, so I picked it up for $1.75.  Funny movie, I really enjoyed it!

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1166 on: October 25, 2009, 09:53:25 AM »


Speaking of obscure movies, I just picked up a copy of Monogram cheapie VOODOO MAN (1944) with Bela Lugosi and George Zucco. I don't know how this one flew under my radar for so long, but it is a winner. John Carradine plays a voodoo drum-beating henchman/nit wit, and is also great. Lugosi as Dr. Marlowe kidnaps and voodooizes young girls in the hopes of reviving his dead wife. He and Zucco wear Zombo-like robes covered in mystic symbols, carrying out voodoo rituals down in the dungeon. The film reminds me of another Lugosi / Monogram favorite of mine, THE CORPSE VANISHES.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1167 on: October 25, 2009, 10:21:29 AM »
These mount on the inside rear view mirror of your car 1962 anyone know of these?
Odd yet pretty cool




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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1168 on: October 25, 2009, 10:25:25 AM »
I vaguely remember those but they were looooong forgotten! VERY cool. Kibitzing is used in Bridge I think which was super popular in the early 60s. Thanks for showing them.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #1169 on: October 25, 2009, 05:05:09 PM »
When I was a kid, I used to visit downtown Atlanta 'cause my Dad worked on Peachtree Street (he was a watchmaker). This was the early to late 60's. I'd catch a movie, have lunch with Pop, and peruse the shops. My first stops were the three or four bookshops with big selections of magazines. This would have been where I first nailed issues of FM and CoF, etc. Anyway there was a shop called The Trick Novelty Shop. A tiny place crammed to the rafters with weird items. I bought one of those Kibitzer things there. it attached to a lamp, or whatever. Kind of a little rubbery gremlin. The guy that ran the store was scary as hell. He always chomped on a cigar and if anybody got outta line, dropped something, or horsed around too much he'd throw 'em out, growling through clinched teeth.