Thursday, December 31, 2009

Dracula Vs. Frankenstein Rock-em Sock-em Robots-Like Toy!

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Here's a fun variation on the classic Rock-Em Sock-Em Robots... this one has Dracula battling the Frankenstein Monster!

Now, what would've been really cool (if not entirely appropriate for this blog) would've been some Godzilla Vs. other monster versions... but I can dream, can't I?

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frankenstein Meets the Super-Heroes!

Here's a few comic book covers where a Frankenstein Monster is encountering super-heroes!

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Action Comics 531

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Superman 143 (in the Silver Age Superman comic books, there was apparently a weekly Frankenstein TV show starring the monster)

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Detective Comics 135

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Avengers 131

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Avengers 132

And, just for the heck of it, these Avengers stories were reprinted in an overseas Thor-titled comic book:

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X-Men 40

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Iron Man 101 (two covers because there were, as you can see, two different prices being offered, depending on where you lived)

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Silver Surfer 7

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Marvel Team-Up 36

So far as I can tell, only the Iron Man, Team-Up, and Avengers Frankenstein Monsters turned out to be the same one that was in the Marvel Frankenstein Monster comic book!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Frankenstein Glow Toy!

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Well, that's what my photo file name has this... it must be a fairly recent item!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Marvel's Frankenstein Monster!

I've posted a few covers for Marvel Comics' Frankenstein series (and will have a few more scattered here and there in the coming months)... but here's a couple grouped together to give you a better idea of what it was about!

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Issue 5

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Issue 11

Despite what the cover logo says, the book was never officially titled "The Monster of Frankenstein" or "The Frankenstein Monster," it was always "Frankenstein"!

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Issue 12

The series started out as a period piece, taking place in the same era as Mary Shelley's novel, but with this issue, the Monster was brought to the modern day... probably to see if sales would increase, plus the opportunity to have the Monster meet up with other Marvel monsters as well as their heroes!

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Issue 13

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Issue 14

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Issue 15

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Issue 17

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Issue 18

Also, in the coming months, I'll have even more comic book covers featuring the Monster, or variations on him!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Yipes! Pop-O-Matic Game!

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This looks like it'd be a fun one, doesn't it?

Monday, December 7, 2009

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Poster!

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Sometimes I think I've got more photos of different A&C Meet Frankenstein posters, lobby cards, and so forth than any other movie!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Frankenstein Scare Cycle!

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I'm not sure what prompted this toy line (which was fairly short-lived, from what I can tell). Take an Evel Knievel motorcycle, combine it with a monster figure, and you've got Scare Cycles! It was Ideal who produced both the EK toys and these, so it's possible after their EK license expired, they were looking for a way to capitalize on the technology that revved up the motorcycles...

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Monster Candles!

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A better photo than the one I previously posted, and still too cool to burn!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

1974 AHI Bendy!

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I may have shown this on the card, but you can see a bit more detail here!