The Creeps (1997) reviews

‘Undersized, undead and angry!’ The Creeps is a 1997 American comedy horror feature film about a scientist that brings Dracula, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and Frankenstein’s Monster to life… but …

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Horror WiperTags

WiperTags – a US-based company – has launched a Halloween collection of horror-themed wiper attachments that include a bat, a chainsaw, jack-o’-lanterns, a mummy, a yeti, two different zombies, a zombie …

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House of Dracula – USA, 1945 – reviews

House of Dracula is a 1945 American horror film released by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein, and continued the theme of combining the studio’s three most popular monsters: Frankenstein’s …

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Halloween monster adverts by Heineken

‘The beer drunk most on Halloween’ Dutch beer brewer Heineken has run a number of advert campaigns that feature classic monsters such as Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, the Wolf Man and …

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Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night …

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The Invaders Meet Frankenstein! – comic

The Invaders Meet Frankenstein! was issue 31 of The Invaders Marvel Comics series, published in August 1978. The comic features Captain America and Bucky, Sub-Mariner, the original Human-Torch and Toro: ‘During …

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Haunted House – ice cream

Haunted House ice cream was produced in the UK by Lyons Maid. It first went on sale in July 1973 and cost 4p. A series of badges were also issued to promote the ice cream. …

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Scare Cycles – toys

Scare Cycles were a 1978 set of three monster-related toys with glow-in-the-dark features created by Ideal as a horror hybrid from their hugely successful 1973 Evil Knievel cycle which had …

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Frankenstein’s Monster in Marvel Comics

The first appearance of Frankenstein’s Monster in the Marvel Comics Universe came in the five-page horror comics story “Your Name Is Frankenstein”, by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Joe Maneely in Menace #7 (Sept. 1953), from Marvel’s 1950s forerunner, Atlas Comics. The …

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Universal Monsters – merchandise

The global popular cultural significance of the 1930s and 1940s Universal movie monsters cannot be understated. These films were smash hits that, despite the efforts of censorial prigs on both …

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Monsters Unleashed! – magazine

Monsters Unleashed was a black-and-white magazine published by Curtis Magazines (an imprint of Marvel Comics) from 1973-1975. The focus of Monsters Unleashed was on Marvel’s own monsters: Man-Thing, Werewolf by Night, and Frankenstein’s monster. The title was an attempt …

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Hotel Transylvania USA, 2012 – reviews

Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation for Columbia Pictures. It was released on September 28, 2012. It is directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and produced by Michelle Murdocca. The …

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