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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1470 on: January 23, 2020, 06:31:19 AM »
Cool! Who made that big fellow, and when?

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Mattel made it as part of their shogun warriors line. Without looking, I believe in 1977-1979. They also made a Rodan which is less common to find but very impressiveas well.
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« Reply #1471 on: January 23, 2020, 11:14:57 AM »
Cool! Who made that big fellow, and when?

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Mattel, circa-1977( that reads bottom of Godzilla's foot.)
I believe there are three different color versions of this King of the Monsters.🎃
Fortunately. I was lucky enough to find one a third of the prices that is being auctioned for on eBAY.

The problem with these Green beasts, are, fist-firing mechanism stops working. Due to spring inside wrist. Red lever on back of neck is broken or will break, eventually. Tail falls off. Yellow feet, specifically, toenails( claws), break or crack. So to find one in near mint or mint condition is rare. A person who have better luck finding a Unicorn.
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« Reply #1472 on: January 23, 2020, 11:56:01 AM »
They also made a Rodan which is less common to find but very impressiveas well.


Here's Monolith's Rodan:



It seems that while Godzilla was for some unaccountable reason labelled as a Shogun Warrior, Rodan was the one and only member of Mattel's World's Greatest Monsters set. How that somehow came about was a topic of conversation just over a half year ago here in this thread:

http://www.universalmonsterarmy.com/forum/index.php?topic=29649.1215

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1473 on: January 25, 2020, 12:37:39 PM »
Topps released a fabulous series of Monster Initial Stickers in 1974. There were 132 different combinations of two letter/character cards in the set. They were marketed in packs of four tan backed sticker cards with one puzzle piece plus gum or three white backed sticker cards with one puzzle piece plus gum. Here are some more pics of some of the sticker combinations that were available:





Nine puzzle pieces were required to put together the following picture:





A couple different wrapper variants:





And the display box:



Sets though are really tough to complete these days because so many of the stickers were used as such by kids.

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« Reply #1474 on: January 25, 2020, 11:28:44 PM »
Oh wow, the artwork on those stickers is awesome!  Would make for a cool poster.
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« Reply #1475 on: January 28, 2020, 11:44:39 AM »
Milton Bradley released at least two Addams Family puzzles in 1965. There's this one:



And then this one:



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« Reply #1476 on: January 30, 2020, 04:36:54 PM »
The Mole People was filmed with a budget of $200,000 by Universal Picture Company and was released to mass critical acclaim in 1956. It seems though that the marketing people couldn't make up their minds on the colour combinations to use for the posters:









Here as well is a scan of my Warren Mole People magazine:



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« Reply #1477 on: January 30, 2020, 05:41:51 PM »
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« Reply #1478 on: January 30, 2020, 10:19:39 PM »
Hmmmmm. By this point in the long run of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, it would seem that James Warren and Forrest Ackerman were stretching the definition of "monster". But then again sometimes I resort to doing the same in this very thread!

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« Reply #1479 on: January 31, 2020, 08:35:25 AM »
Hmmmmm. By this point in the long run of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, it would seem that James Warren and Forrest Ackerman were stretching the definition of "monster". But then again sometimes I resort to doing the same in this very thread!

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In my opinion, I feel the Tusken Raider(s) are definitely classic Monsters. Albeit these Creatures are not large in size. Tusken Raiders are frightening and dangerous. Plus. Not just in the Star Wars universe are they classic. But as a whole in the classic Monsters' universe. Yep!
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« Reply #1480 on: February 05, 2020, 01:31:11 PM »
Here are some good pics of the fabled and now highly coveted Frankenstein head speaker from 1965:















And here's a Captain Company ad:



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« Reply #1481 on: February 07, 2020, 10:06:37 AM »
Here are a couple of variants of the very cool ad for the Mad Mad Mad Scientist Laboratory:





The one above I scanned from my copy of the 1966 Famous Monsters of Filmland Yearbook.

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« Reply #1482 on: February 09, 2020, 10:36:54 PM »
Here are some good shots of the Friendly Monster Game by the Wolverine Toy Co. that Tomsmonstertoys scored at the St. Louis Toyman Show in September of 2014:









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« Reply #1483 on: February 11, 2020, 05:36:03 PM »
The MPC Checkers set wasn't very popular when it was released in 1965 or so. As a result it's really tough to find these days. Here are some pictures of one:







The only way red MPC Weird Monsters were made available was with this set. They could not be gotten otherwise.

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #1484 on: February 15, 2020, 07:09:52 PM »
Here are scans of five more of my Famous Monsters of Filmland magazines:











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