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Don’t Miss Out On This Monster Auction!

on November 9, 2011 | Leave a comment

Horror collectors are gonna wanna take note of what Old Town Auctions’ has on the block next Sunday, November 20. A well-known collector from the Baltimore area is liquidating his gruesome collection of horror movie-related toys, action figures, resin maquettes and ephemera, including autographs and personalized mementos from scream queens; not-released-to-the-public promotional items for many horror, suspense and sci-fi movies; original art pieces from the likes of Daniel Horne; Aurora monster model kits; and much more!

To view the entire sale and for more info, go to oldtownauctions.com For those with other ghoulish matters to attend to, absentee bids will be accepted up until tomorrow (Thursday, November 17).

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Cryptic Collectibles: Interview with New Aurora Monsters Doc Creator Cortlandt Hull!

on October 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

For Rue Morgue’s 13th Anniversary Halloween Issue, I was given the opportunity to write about a great new documentary that looks at the highly beloved line of Aurora monster model kits of the 1960s and ’70s and the huge impact they had on “monster kids” who built them. The program, The Aurora Monsters – The Model Craze That Gripped The World (now available on DVD) is a delight to watch and will have fans of vintage monsters collectibles drooling at the many images of gorgeous and colorful box artwork of James Bama, not to mention never-before-seen pics of prototypes for unreleased figures like The Metaluna Mutant (from the sci-fi classic This Island Earth) and kits from the controversial Madame Toussaud’s Chambers of Horrors and Monsters Scenes lines.

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