The Creature From The Black Lagoon

He came from the depths of the pinball lagoon!

“Creature from the Black Lagoon”: He Came from the Depths of the Pinball Lagoon!

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of Universal’s most enduring monsters. The 1992 pinball machine celebrates his legacy. The 1954 black and white horror film came late compared to Universal’s other notorious monsters such as Dracula and Frankenstein. Yet he quickly became one of the most iconic monsters ever put to film. Collectors […]

Drac Attack! Monster Bash Pinball

Finally, I can do an article on my favorite pinball machine of all time. While I am fond of many, nothing has captured my heart more than Monster Bash released by Williams in 1998. I’m a huge fan of the Universal Monsters (especially The Creature), and overall this game is just great fun. I also […]

Universal Sets Monster Movie Release Date

Universal is serious about its monster movie universe this time. To prove it, they’ve announced a third film — with Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan developing — for release on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 (via Deadline). This third entry in the series follow Tom Cruise‘s The Mummy on June 9, 2017 and an as-of-yet untitled second […]

Funko’s ReAction Universal Monsters Figures Are Here, And They’re Spectacular

By Christopher Smith Earlier this year, and in the wake of its partnership with Super 7 toys to bring Kenner’s unreleased 1979 Alien prototypes to fully realized life, Funko announced a full “ReAction” line of retro 3 ¾” action figures (for those unfamiliar or born after about 1986, think Kenner’s original Star Wars toyline: basic […]