Awesome Monsters

It’s Alive!

It’s Alive!

In celebration of 80 years of Frankenstein’s monster, artists created 80 of their own unique takes on the iconic creature. On exhibit through Nov. 15 at City Arts Factory in Orlando, FL.

Monster Brawl (Trailer)

Monster Brawl (Trailer)

We’re pretty sure that Jesse T. Cook’s new film Monster Brawl is the first (and possibly last) of its kind – the Monster/Wrestler genre. Bonus points for the “Fight of the Living Dead” line.

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Snowzilla of Bel Air

Snowzilla of Bel Air

An 8-foot-tall monster made out of snow is cool enough, but one that breathes fire would be the envy of any neighborhood. This family in Bel Air, Maryland wins our prize for best lawn ornament.

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus

Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus

The giant octopus wasn’t able to take down the high-flying Megalodon. Will the Crocosaurus put up a better – i.e. funnier – fight? We think part 3 should be Mega Shark vs. Sharktopus.

Villains on Holiday

Villains on Holiday

After working overtime on Halloween to complete their seasonally mandated mayhem, these ghastly beasts, creatures and slashers need to unwind. Thanks to the wonder that is Photoshop, they can.

Evil Comes In All Sizes Tee

Evil Comes In All Sizes Tee
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Sean Mort’s Evil Comes In All Sizes tee references some of the most famous big screen monsters of all time, like infant-sized Chucky and the Clover monster. Bonus: info key on the back of the shirt.

Godzilla Likes To Roar

Godzilla Likes To Roar
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We first thought this was a joke or a parody, so imagine our surprise when we found out that this is a real (and rare) children’s book, written by Kerry Milliron and wonderfully illustrated by Bob Eggleton.

Monster Pillows

Monster Pillows
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We don’t think we have to wait till Halloween to put these fun handmade stuffed monster pillows from Johnny Cupcakes on our couch. Each monster is marked in a numbered limited edition.

Doug Boehm Illustration

Doug Boehm Illustration
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We’re digging the tender personalities and earthy tones in each of the 4 Monster Mash prints from Doug Boehm, who in addition to these seasonally appropriate fiends has a terrific portfolio of work.

Monster Monster Laptop Stand

Monster Monster Laptop Stand
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Here’s the perfect laptop stand for fans of The Deadliest Catch. The Monster Monster stand works for 15″, 16″ and 17″ computers and is available in crabby red or clear acrylic.

Trailer: Bio-Slime

Trailer: Bio-Slime

Nothing goes better with popcorn and yellow topping than a horror flick filled with buckets of ooey-gooey slime, nasty tentacled monsters and a title like “Bio-Slime”. Must add to Netflix queue.

Retro Ultra Monster Posters

Retro Ultra Monster Posters

We are enjoying the hyper-saturated colors and dynamic perspectives in these vintage monster movie posters by Japanese artist Takayoshi Mizuki. He created this work between 1965 and 1972.

Kids Under The Bed T-shirt

Kids Under The Bed T-shirt
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Because the only thing scarier than a room filled with monsters is a room filled with schoolkids hopped up on sugar: these kids under the bed have us shaking in our monster jammies.

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Headcrab Plush

Headcrab Plush
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Stay a-head of the Overwatch with this 1:4 scale Headcrab Plush; measuring only 6″ it can only wrap its claws around tiny noggins, but at least you’ll only need a tiny crowbar to kill it.

Compendium Monstrum (Book)

Compendium Monstrum (Book)
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Collected from the papers of “monstrologists”, Compendium Monstrum is a pocket-sized volume with “19th century” sketches, maps, and notes on vampires, werewolves, and zombies.

Air Disaster! T-shirt

Air Disaster! T-shirt
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There are a few, very large things that’ll send even the most seasoned flier into a tailspin; this Air Disaster! tee is why pilots regard approaches to Tokyo as full of hot, firebreathing air.

Deep One/42 T-shirts

Deep One/42 T-shirts
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Thinking man’s brand the-affair is back with two tees from Geek Lit 101: Deep One is based on H.P. Lovecraft’s undersea monsters while 42 celebrates Douglas Adam’s Answer.

Observer Hoodie

Observer Hoodie
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Try as we might (or bite), we can’t take our eyes off Ucon’s new Observer Hoodie; part of UCON’s Winter 2009 line, it’s a pre-washed cut & sew sweater made with cotton and polyester.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
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Konami takes Silent Hill back to its roots with Shattered Memories, due out on the PS2, PSP, and Wii 12/8/09; this Memories Montage trailer is a music video with monstrous overtones.

Promo Trailer: Slayers

Promo Trailer: Slayers

Zombies and vampires go mainstream with this seemingly made-for-Disney promo trailer for The Slayers; it’s inspired by kids-vs-monsters flicks like The Goonies and Monster Squad.

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Giant Gomora Costume

Giant Gomora Costume

The latest on our list of over-the-top costumes literally towers over us: this animatronic Gomora suit stands 10 ft. tall and 20 ft. long, moves its head and arms, shrieks, and spits vapor.

Folk Monster Anatomy

Folk Monster Anatomy

The Japanese own the giant lizard scene now, but their love affair with monsters goes way back: these Folk Monster Anatomy posters explore their grisly (and somewhat tasty) innards.

Frank’s Origin T-shirt

Frank’s Origin T-shirt
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Frankenstein’s story is well known, but gets recast in a mythic (and green) light in this Frank’s Origin t-shirt; still, his saga would have been truly epic had his brain not come from Abby Normal.

Vannen Halloween Watch

Vannen Halloween Watch
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Vannen teams up with monster artist Dirty Donny for this Halloween Exclusive watch; it’s limited to 150 pieces and features a boo-tiful multicolor screenprint and glossy black case.

Anatomy of Domo

Anatomy of Domo
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After dissecting LEGOs, Dunnys and even Gummy Bears, Jason Freeny takes his scalpel to Domo: we’re still not sure if the fur and teeth are scarier or the blood and guts are.

Transportation Jenga Hoodie

Transportation Jenga Hoodie
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Because even destroying cities can get stale: this Transportation Jenga hoodie depicts two mutually monstrous enemies settling the score over a friendly game of stack-the-humans.

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