You can have Zacherley… IN YOUR OWN HOME!

Zacherley was a television horror movie host in New York and Philadelphia in the 1950s and 60s, and he was one of the pioneers that helped make Elvira, Mystery Science Theatre 3000, and many other shows/hosts possible. Zacherley developed quite a…

Famous Monster Convention program from 1974!

In the spirit of Halloween, here’s the scanned program from the 1974 Famous Monsters Convention! I would have loved to have attended, unfortunately I was only four years old at the time…

Very Very Special People

Since American Horror Story: Freakshow is getting lots of attention of late, I thought it would be appropriate to post this, a magazine ad for a book on human oddities from the mid 70s. “The struggles, loves, and triumphs of human…

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Toys!

Another scan from a Christmas Catalog, this one is the 1980 JCPenny page that features Buck Rogers toys! The “Laserscope Space Fighter” was never shown on the TV series, but it’s really cool. Here’s some more info on that toy.…

Famous Monsters of Filmland, Issue 1

Since Halloween is coming up, I thought it was appropriate to post this for everyone’s enjoyment – a downloadable PDF of Famous Monsters of Filmland’s first issue. Famous Monsters magazine influenced hundreds of filmmakers, from Joe Dante to Steven Spielberg,…

Put a Marvel on your chest!

This ad for Marvel T-shirts from the mid seventies is suffering from a bad case of Batman-itis. “Zap, Pow, or Kazowie?” Speaking of which, someone needs to put a video up remixing some of the Marvel movie fight scenes with…