With an impending invasion of mega monsters, giant gorillas, fire-breathing lizards and the like, I thought it worth noting that for over four-decades the UK has had a tried and tested method for dealing with these behemoths when they go on a rampage. All you need is a pack of chewy sweets to stop them eating…
Apologies if you are further afield, this is one for ODeckers in the UK. Vintage television station Talking Pictures TV have a day of old sci-fi and monster movies lined up for next Monday, March 14. Their Monster Monday is a full 24-hour block of schlockmasters great and small.
A comic of monsters and life, by Dave Rapoza & Daniel Warren <3
Every artist has a vision, and for Winfred Hawkins, that means envisioning an entire cosmos of twisted mythologies filtered through the unbridled imagination of children. The result is grotesque and sublime.
Summer internships can be horrifying, they can be interesting, but Nikki's internship at the Museum of Cryptozoology turns out to be horrifically interesting. Also kind of deadly and slightly apocalyptic.
I have so many feels.
Olive Seon built this terrifying Lego Mothra (モスラ), showcased in all her lepidopteran glory. She's featured using her signature ability, entrapping her enemies with silken spray. Mothra is likely laying waste to New Kirk City here (in revenge for the kidnapping of secret fairies by evil, greedy American businessmen).
This skeleton of a dead (?) basement monster was found by a worker installing cable beneath a house, leaving the terrified resident to wonder what kind of goblin lair lies just beneath the floorboards. Is the creature a wild animal? A lost pet? Or is this something science cannot (or will not) explain?
And that the name "Gojira" is a mashup of the Japanese "gorira" (gorilla) and "kujira" (whale).
As a kid, I loved reading about unidentified animals and strange creatures, and would regularly watch shows like In Search Of and Arthur C. Clarke's Easy Paych— er, Mysterious World, and check books like Roy Mackal's Monsters of Loch Ness and Peter Costello's In Search of Lake Monsters from the local library. I was…