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It's our latest offerings, and a look ahead at cool classic monster, horror, & science fiction releases. Celebrate the classic horror and science fiction films from the silent era through the 1960s, retro TV horror from the 1950s-1970s. Can't remember the title of a movie? Here's the place to ask. Want to reminisce about chilhood monster movie memories? Ask questions about the annual Monster Bash Classic Movie Conference. Just e-mail your message to: creepyclassics@creepyclassics.com.

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Tuesday August 20 - Wednesday August 21, 2019

TODAY'S MONSTER BASH PHAN FOTO: The hairy branch of the family...Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.) as The Wolf Man. It's available on Blu-Ray and DVD here at Creepy Classic.

Get all your favorite monster movies on Blu-Ray or DVD here at Creepy Classics. Come in a shop around for all the classic horror and science fiction collectibles here at Creepy Classics.

Click HERE and start browsing the greatest store for classic horror and classic science fiction.

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Hurry! Get Your MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST Passes, Price Goes Up Tomorrow (August 21, 2019)

Tomorrow the price goes up to $40 per admission membership for all three days. Get your now. CLICK HERE for Membership admission.

And, hurry to get your on-site rooms too, just CLICK HERE.

All the details, CLICK HERE.

 

 

The Monsters Will Be Lurking...Waiting To Storm MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST!

The above is a photo of the lobby for the Marriott Pittsburgh North Hotel, Cranberry Township (Mars, PA). It's the site for the October BIG Monster Bash this October 18-20, 2019.

Get your on-site room quickly before the room rates go up in September.

CLICK HERE to reserve your hotel stay at the house of monsters this October!

 

 

More Photos From June's MONSTER BASH

We just added a lot of MONSTER BASH photos from the June 2019 show....check them all out. What fun it was...classic monster movie fans from around the world united!

CLICK HERE FOR THE SCRAPBOOK ON-LINE!

 

 

Happy Bashin' Birthday!

Pictured above it's Jessica and proud dad, Joey Vento. This from Joey:

Hey Ron, Everyone's favorite ghoul-girl Jessferatu just turned 21!! She's got more fans at Bash then Mighty Joe's Son!!
I know all our "family of fiends" would want to join us in wishing Jess a very Happy Birthday!!!

You bet, Joey! Happy birthday Jessica!

 

 

The Jupiter Experience at MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST!

Don't dare miss MONSTER BASH this October...you can enter The Jupiter Experience there...hop on board the starship Jupiter with actors Mark Goddard and Marta Kristen...and various props on display too. Wow! And, the robot will be there too!

Quick, get your on-site room at the Monster Bash rate now, CLICK HERE!

All the details, CLICK HERE!

Admission Memberships, CLICK HERE!

You can't miss MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST, October 18-20, 2019.

 

 

New! More Used DVDs and Blu-Rays

We just added more to our Used DVD Department and our Used Blu-Ray Department. Good condition factory product at discounted prices! Two highlights are:

QUATERMASS AND THE PIT (1958 TV Series) - Used DVD
This is not the movie from the 1960s...which also stars Andre Morell. This is the original British TV min-series. Three hours and six parts. An alien race is found, petrified beneath London. Are they really long dead or simply waiting to take over the human race and rule again?

MOTHRA (1961/Special Edition Steel Box) - Used Blu-Ray
Radioactivity on a remote island holds small people (only inches tall) who worship an egg....From the egg a gigantic moth monster emerges! Japanese fantasy and "monster havoc" movie! Model smashin' fun. Japanese and USA editions. Trailer, 11 minutes extra footage. More extras!

Get these and more in either the Used DVD Department or Used Blu-Ray Department here...at your house of monsters, Creepy Classics!

 

 

New! Hammer HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN on Blu-Ray

In stock early, HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (1970) from Hammer Studios...on blu-ray:

HORROR OF FRANKENSTEIN (1970) - Blu-Ray
Stars Ralph Bates, David Prowse, Kate O'Mara, Veronica Carlson and Dennis Price. Hammer studios's re-make of the original Frankenstein story with Ralph Bates as a sardonic Baron Frankenstein and David Prowse (Darth Vader in STAR WARS) as the monster. Prowse is pretty nasty-looking....ahhhcck....he's choking me...arggghhh. Interview with Veronica Carlson, Sangster commentary and more extras!

Ressurect your copy from the vaults of Creepy Classics in our New Blu-Ray Department here at Creepy Classics!

 

 

Above: Organist Jay Spencer booms the pipe organ in cloak, skull mask as a skeleton flies over head on stage!

Photos From the MONSTER BASH VINCENT PRICE FILM FESTIVAL!

Held at the Canton, Ohio Palace Theatre on August 16-17, 2019.

A huge thanks to Palace Theatre staffers: Jay Spencer (organist), Georgia (theatre director), Chris Lesho (tech director), Jim (projectionist), Anthony (technician), Adams (artist and tecnician) and all others that worked the weekend.

A thanks to the super great, hard-working Monster Bash staffers: Dan Weber, Leonard Hayhurst, Joe Russell, Jon Doerr, Bob Kennedy, Ursula Adams, Paisley Adams and the super-dooper great Ted Lewczyk. And last but not least...the wonderful Victoria Price, our Guest of Honor.

A big thank you to vendors: Hollywood Hounds, Leonard's Lair of Loot, The Akron Comicon, The Mummy & The Monkey, TV Horror Host Drac and Creepy Classics!

Most of all, a thanks to all that attended! It was great hearing the applause and cheering on the events. Here are photos:

Above: Front lobby shopper during the event.

Above: Lobby gathering of Vincent Price fans that came from all over -- Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, Canada, North Carolina, Ohio and everywhere!

Above: The concessions in the lobby were flyin'! Pizza, popcorn, nachos, all kinds of candy.

Above: Hard to see because the screen is so huge at the theatre, but a full-size skelton is flying across the center of the picture. This was taken during the climax of William Castle's HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (1958).

Above left: MONSTER BASH VINCENT PRICE FEST on the theatre marquee. Above right: Some folks couldn't stop shoppin, finding rare goodies at Creepy Classics in the lobby.

Above: Before the show started on Saturday, some staffers took a walk outside....loose on the streets of Canton: Jon Doerr, Leonard Hayhurst and Dan Weber.

Above left: Ursula Adams with Vincent's daughter, Victoria. Above right: An image spotlighted between movies on the ceiling of the theatre.

Great times...with MONSTER BASH! Get ready....next year we'll be back in Canton at The Palace Theatre on August 14-15, 2020. Mark your calendar.

 

 

Monster Bash June 2020

VIP Admission Memberships and Dealer Tables Available NOW!

You won't want to miss out on this next summer's MONSTER BASH at the Double Tree Hotel in Mars, PA on June 19-21, 2020!

The place were fans, professionals and Monster Kids meet!

Guest stars:

The surviving cast members of the original THE MUNSTERS TV show, Pat Priest and Butch Patrick will be there, Ricou Browning from CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, REVENGE OF THE CREATURE and THE CREATURE WALKS AMONG US, Arch Hall, Jr. from EGAHH, THE SADIST, THE CHOPPERS and WILD GUITAR, Kris Yeaworth technical staffers for THE BLOB, THE 4-D MAN and DINOSAURUS (and son of director Irving Yeaworth), Bill Luciani and Tony Pitocco's Life-Size Monsters...plus, more to come!

Special presentations by historians and writers: Tom Weaver, Greg Mank, Frank Dello Stritto, Deborah Painter. Plus TV Horror Host Son of Ghoul!

Guests and events subject to weird transformation.

200 vendor tables, film festival, talks, Q&A with the fans, autographs and the amazing Monster Bash fun for the whole family!

and....

Bill Luciani & His Life-Size Monsters...

Bill Luciani is back at MONSTER BASH June 2020 with his life-size monsters lining the hallway! Bill, along with Tony Pitocco create these amazing figures, some over seven feet tall. Their torch-wielding assistant is Paul Palmireri. Don't miss the photo-ops with these great creatures in our Horror Hall.

Reserve your 3-Day VIP admission for all events, vendors and meeting guest stars NOW! Available right now, CLICK HERE!

You are a vendor, tables are already going fast! CLICK HERE for details and to reserve your table space.

And now, we have the link for booking your on-site rooms...hurry, they will sell out again:

CLICK HERE!

 

 

Italian Dr. Phibes

Check out the cool photo from the David Peel collection above. It's an Italian poster with great artwork for THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES. David is a serious collector of original movie posters, books and model kits.

Thanks for sharing David!

 

 

In Stock! The Creeps #19 & #20

It's a summer day and you're taking the corner fast on your banana seat bike. The latest issue of CREEPY magazine is rolled and sticking out of the back pocket of your jeans. You can't wait to get home and plop down on your bed to read this latest gruesome issue.

Fast forward. It's 2019 and the latest CREEPS magazines are in stock at Creepy Classics! Grab them in the Creeps Department fast, so they can fly on bar wings to your door so you can plop down on your bed and read 'em just like it was 1975.

Gory details:

CREEPS #19 - Magazine
Great cover, great magazine! If you loved CREEPY and EERIE magazines, you'll love THE CREEPS! In this issue: Gremlins, Witches, M.R. James Ghost Story, Vampires, Wild Wild Weird West and more. Editor Rich Sala. Black and white horror comic magazine...great art and stories.

CREEPS #20 - Magazine
It's just like 1975 again and this is the black and white horror comic magazine you remember! In this issue: mutant monsters on a Pennsylvania farm, a spooky old house of horror, a far off land of curses, pirates back from the dead, vampires! Cover by Rich Corben.

Get them in THE CREEPS Department which is buried in our Creepy Magazine Newsstand here at Creepy Classics for your growing collection!

 

 

New T-Shirt....Poe is Avenged!

He may have had a tough time during his life...but he's got something most of us don't...a t-shirt at Creepy Classics!

Get this new creepy cool shirt, it's brighter than depicted on the above left photo...as you can see Ursula wearing one on the right. Here's the rapping...gently tapping information:

EDGAR ALLAN POE - T-Shirt
"Poe is avenged!" It's Edgar Allan Poe on a t-shirt in gruesome greens on a black t-shirt. The text just says "edgar allan poe." Vivid and striking on a quality 100% cotton pre-shrunk black shirt. Quality screen scream printing. In men's sizes SMALL - XXXL. Wow! Click image for close-ups.

Get your very own Edgar Allan Poe t-shirt in our Shirts & Creepy Gear Department...right here at Creepy Classics!

 

 

A Wonderful Time of Year...MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST...Schedule Now Available!

Our October show's schedule is now on-line. Keep in mind, there may be changes, alterations or weird transformations. But the schedule as it stands in on-line: CLICK HERE to see it and make your plans!

You won't want to miss MONSTER BASH when autumn is in the air. Crunchy leaves on the town's sidewalks, the aroma of apples in the air, the vivid colors of ambers, red, orange, yellow and bright green in the trees, a chill in the air and wonder around every corner. Plus, monster movies and your fellow Monster Kid friends.

Get to the hills of western Pennsylvania for an old fashioned Halloween Season with MONSTER BASH. All the details are HERE.

 

 

Monster Laff

The above photo from a magazine submitted by reader David Peel in Witchita. His caption:

"I'm looking for a bucket of KFC!"

It's a photo from the Mexican horror film THE BODY SNATCHER (1957). 

 

 

Happy Birthday to Bash Staffer Old Friend, Kevin Slick

Photos: Above left, Kevin Slick, Tom Adams (Ron's dad) and Ron Adams do up a 1950s look in the 1970s. Above right, Ron Adams and Kevin Slick shoot pool in the 70s.

A very happy birthday to MONSTER BASH staffer Kevin Slick! We've been hanging out with monster movies, comic books and crazy adventures for 47 years. Wow, where did the time go?

Happy birthday Kevin.

 

 

New! MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #37....Is HERE! In Stock

The new magazine has landed! MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #37 -- cover by Daniel Horne....Here are the details:

MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE #37 - Magazine
The magazine of classic monsters we love! All glossy with great photo reproductions! In this issue: The Legacy of Vincent Price, Price Poe Films from Frank Dello Stritto, Tom Weaver's Bela Lugosi Quiz, Lon Chaney, Shocking Rare Stills, Gunsmoke Monsters and more!

Get yours in our MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE Department for mailing to your house, vault, attic, sub-basement or crypt from Creepy Classics.

Some sample page grabs:

 

 

Re-Shocked: The Best Trailer Collection on DVD Out There...

We just got a huge case of these shipped in...it's three DVDs in a box set with a great cover by artist and Monster Kid supreme Kerry Gammill. 220 minutes of non-stop action, horror and screams as the best scenes from the greatest horror and science fiction films flash across your screen. Packed with the best preview trailers of all-time:

FESTIVAL OF FRIGHT SPECIAL - DVD Box Set
Over 3 1/2 hours of classic horror and science fiction trailers. This set includes all three of the FESTIVAL OF FRIGHT volumes. Trailers include DAUGHTER OF DR. JEKYLL, FRANKENSTEIN, TARANTULA, DEMENTIA 13, SON OF FRANKENSTEIN and scores more! The biggest classic horror trailer collection we stock!

Get it in our Complete DVD Catalog under FESTIVAL OF FRIGHT right now at Creepy Classics...they don't get more creepier fun than this one!

 

 

Our October Bash is filling up fast, get your admission taken care of now! MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST EXPO

October 18-20, 2019

What a line-up! Meet Fay Wray's daughter, Vicki Riskin signing her bio about her mom and dad (screenwriter Robert Riskin). Plus, LOST IN SPACE's Mark Goddard and Marta Kristen, and The Frankenstein Kids from Universal's SON OF FRANKENSTEIN and GHOST OF FRANKENSTEIN, Donnie Dunagan and Janet Ann Gallow. And...John Russo from the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, Sharyn Moffett from THE BODY SNATCHER with Boris Karloff, Andrew Prine from CRYPT OF THE LIVING DEAD and the TV show "V," Heather Lowe from BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES and THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE, Jeremy Ambler from THE WALKING DEAD, Ohio TV horror host icon Son of Ghoul, Muppeteer Bill Diamond and many more! Zounds.

and The Robot will be there too (happy to get pictures with you and your family):

Discounted 3-Day Membership admission (for a limited time) is available right now.

All the details on this shock fest autumn spectacular, CLICK HERE.

New hotel, The Marriott Pittsburgh North, in Cranberry Township/Mars, PA less than a mile from the old hotel.

Need personal help or information, just call (724) 238-4317. If I can't pick-up, leave a message!

 

 

Neat-O Foreign Poster!

This image above was just shared to us by Creepy Classics regular, David Peel. He just acquired this for his personal collection. I have never seen this one before...what a cool "looking down" image of Peter Cushing getting throttled by Christopher Lee as THE MUMMY 1959).

Thanks for sharing with us fellow fans, David!

 

 

Get Ready for This Year's MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST!

CLICK HERE to see the preview trailer for this October's big bashin' MONSTER BASH OCTOBERFEST!

All the guests, the vendors, the films and the MONSTER BASH fun! Preview trailer produced by Kevin Slick.

Hurry....see the preview:

CLICK HERE!

All the details: www.monsterbash.us

Order membership admission at a discount ($20 off per person!) for a limited time...CLICK HERE!

 

 

MONSTER BASH is for MONSTER KIDS everywhere of every age!

Make Sure You're Caught Up On Your MONSTER BASH Magazine Collection!

Do you have all of these?

Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Creature From the Black Lagoon, King Kong, The Phantom of the Opera, Mr. Hyde...they're all here, at home in MONSTER BASH MAGAZINE.

Collect them all....Click Here to get them right from the publisher (us!), new glossy mags shipped bagged and boarded for protection to you!

All at Creepy Classics, right now!

 

 

New! The Highlights DVD is Here!

Re-live the classic monster convention from June 2019 right now....Approximately two hours of highlights, interviews, events and exciting fun! If you couldn't make it to Bash, find out what all the talk is about! If you were there, you'll want this as a memento of the wild, long weekend of classic monster fun and smiles:

MONSTER BASH JUNE 2019 (2019) - DVD
Highlights from the June 2019 MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE! In June of 2019, classic monster movie fans from around the world gathered for the MONSTER BASH CONFERENCE in Mars, Pennsylvania, just north of Pittsburgh. They got together for a long weekend of meeting movie and TV stars from the classic films, an almost non-stop film fest, talks, presentations and monstrous entertainment! Stars and interviews included Ricou Browning (CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON), Beverly Washburn (SPIDER BABY),Veronica Carlson (DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE),Martine Beswicke (ONE MILLION YEARS B.C.), Christopher Neame (DRACULA A.D. 1972) and more! Plus, it was the world premiere of Joshua Kennedy's HOUSE OF THE GORGON. It's the place where fans gather to share memories and smiles. Produced by Kevin Slick. Approximately two hours of monster fandom fun! Region 0, DVD-R.

Get it now in our New DVD Department here at Creepy Classics! Shipped right to your castle, dungeon or hidden chamber.

 

A Virtual Visit to Creepy Classics:

Above, a recent visit to Creepy Classics!

Two videos shot by Kevin Slick from Louisville, Colorado on a visit.

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