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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #585 on: March 31, 2017, 02:09:57 PM »
Here's a net pic of The Valley Of Gwangi coloring book:



I still have my original kid copy that surprisingly enough would be in high grade except for one page that I colored. I have no idea how it escaped the ravages of kidhood but I'm glad it did.  :)
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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #586 on: April 01, 2017, 11:37:41 AM »
Here are some good shots of the Hasbro Wolf Man Mystery board game:





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« Reply #587 on: April 01, 2017, 05:03:14 PM »
I also have that GWANGI coloring book, I've had it since I was a kid, too. Great cover art, same as the movie poster.

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #588 on: April 01, 2017, 05:24:56 PM »
I also have that GWANGI coloring book, I've had it since I was a kid, too. Great cover art, same as the movie poster.

Dell also did the comic book:



As great a movie as The Valley Of Gwangi is you would think there would be a lot of merch, but I don't know of anything besides the comic and coloring book. And, of course, there's the movie posters and lobby cards to collect. BTW, the new Blu-ray from Warner is great!
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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #589 on: April 01, 2017, 05:55:07 PM »
Here's a net pic of The Valley Of Gwangi coloring book:

Is that Gwangi, or Godzilla!?  ;D
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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #590 on: April 01, 2017, 10:58:24 PM »
Is that Gwangi, or Godzilla!?  ;D

It's a beautiful poster, but it looks like the artist took the old "size matters" cliché a bit too far.  ;D

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #591 on: April 03, 2017, 10:17:06 AM »
Paleontologists have observed that the Tyrannosaurus Rex species has shrunk in size as it's evolved from an upward stance with a tail dragging gait to a face thrust forward and tail sticking out in back stance. The rapid speed of this evolution over the last fifty years has taken geneticists by surprise.

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #592 on: April 03, 2017, 02:34:59 PM »
Paleontologists have observed that the Tyrannosaurus Rex species has shrunk in size as it's evolved from an upward stance with a tail dragging gait to a face thrust forward and tail sticking out in back stance. The rapid speed of this evolution over the last fifty years has taken geneticists by surprise.

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I still ascribe to the '60s Dinokid Marx/MPC theory by way of Zallinger.  ;)

Marx Metallic Green Tyrannosaurus:


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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #593 on: April 03, 2017, 03:04:55 PM »
i love those old marx pot bellied t-rex!

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« Reply #594 on: April 03, 2017, 03:14:11 PM »


Warren published the above magazine based on what was perhaps the greatest double bill to ever hit the silver screen:



I actually saw the above double bill at the Capitol Theatre (or maybe the Loews) in downtown London with a buddy of mine some time in 1961(?). My buddy was so frightened by the events on the screen that he actually closed his eyes during the graveyard scene in the Dracula movie. I was made of sterner stuff but these movies were like none I'd seen before and left a profound mark on my impressionable young mind.

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« Reply #595 on: April 03, 2017, 06:52:06 PM »
i love those old marx pot bellied t-rex!

Me too, Count Z! Pot-Bellied T-Rexes were replaced by the Sleek or "Skinny" T-Rexes in the '60s.

Marx Sleek T-Rex:


The original Pot-Bellies were patterned after the work of Rudolf Zallinger. This is a portion of the famous Zallinger mural:



The Pot-Bellied T-Rexes were part of the phased-out Large Mold Group (PL-749). They are not nearly as plentiful as the newer Sleek T-Rexes from the Revised Mold Group. I still have a Marx Pot-Belly I bought as a kid from a dime store bin loose. It still has "10 cents" stamped on the belly. That's one of my favorite Marx dinos.  :)
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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #596 on: April 04, 2017, 10:24:58 AM »
Pot-Bellied T-Rexes were replaced by the Sleek or "Skinny" T-Rexes in the '60s.

That's because people started to become more health and fitness conscious in the sixties. Men started replacing their pot bellies with six packs. The first Mr. Olympia contest was held 18 September 1965 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. When Larry Scott with his washboard abs walked away with the title, it was a wake up call to T. Rexes everywhere. Which is probably why the T. Rexes we've been seeing in the past thirty years aren't dragging their tails around. They now have the vim and vigour to lift their tails off the ground!

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #597 on: April 04, 2017, 10:28:22 AM »
Here's an absolutely out-of-sight penny gumball vending machine card from the collection of Monster Bob:



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« Reply #598 on: April 05, 2017, 10:16:43 AM »
Here from the collection of Monsterscud is a carded set of skeleton hands:



There was a penny gumball machine outside of Ken's Variety on Wharncliffe Road in London back in the sixties offering a similar if not identical set of skeleton hands to whoever got a little chrome ball instead of a gumball out of the machine. I was never lucky enough to get the skeleton hands. There's been a void in my life ever since.

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Re: Post an Image of a Favourite Monster or Sci-Fi Collectible!
« Reply #599 on: April 05, 2017, 01:47:43 PM »
Dollar Tree Halloween toys- a buck a bag. Lotsa Pocket Peepers and other cool cheapo monster toys.



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