This batch has some delightful printing errors!
The giants upon whose shoulders I originally stood when launching FPU back in 1996 are disappearing. Was devastated this week to hear of the sudden death of Hollywood Book and Poster owner and genre fandom fixture Eric Caidin. For decades … Continued
Loved all the weird old trading ‘card’ art we originally presented, but are positively dripping for more? Well, enjoy: Yeah, Red Terror doesn’t look like that much of a terror, but it’s neat to see The Convict in a south-of-the-border … Continued
The Mexican Masked Wrestler as a species was celebrated Saturday, April 11 at the colorful East LA venue Plaza de la Raza, as the inaugural La Bulla (pron. Boo-yah) event presented ring matches, Latino bands, food, drink and merch vendors … Continued
I’m part of a huge art show in downtown LA that begins Saturday with a big night of lucha matches, live bands, DJs, food and merch vendors and hooch. Saw some great art when I dropped off my piece, will … Continued
Monsterpalooza is arguably the country’s best horror convention, and I’m always there selling vintage toys and lucha libre ephemera, but this year there’s yet another incentive. I’ll be joined this weekend by Rafael Navarro himself, and we’ll be giving passersby … Continued
I’m a guest this week on the MONSTER KID RADIO podcast, talking all things Mexican horror and lucha-hero cinema. We geared our discussion towards newcomers, looking at great introductory movies and why they deserve the time of monster movie fans … Continued
Been WAY too long since we did a non-shill post, and its not like FPU HQ is bereft of inspirational content. So here’s a few images from a large collection of mini-poster / trading cards I scored over the holidays. … Continued