This time it’s something I did use in the book, albeit in the pink and orange scheme. Here’s the much less psychadellic original line art for those of you who want something to color on your own. A confession here … Continued
Couple of stills that actually made it into the book albeit in truncated or small form. The above is a detail from a Robo de las momias de Guanajuato lobby card, a nice shot of Mil Mascaras dropkicking two zombies … Continued
While waiting for Monsterpalooza weekend, or your pre-ordered ZOMBI MEXICANO to arrive, take a gander at these excellent short docos put together by David W. Wilt of Mexican Film Bulletin fame:
If you’ve ever seen any of the Momias de Guanajuato films, you realize they aren’t “mummy” movies, they’re pretty much dyed-in-the-wool zombie flicks. Problem is, the rest of the world doesn’t realize this, and the entire 70s Mexi-zombie sub-genre is … Continued
I’m urgently looking for press 8×10’s from any of the ‘Guanajuato mummy’ flicks, particularly from Mansion de las 7 momias as seen here. Seems like a lot of the old go-to sources have sold-off their inventories or closed up shop. … Continued
The below is perhaps my favorite Mexican movie poster ever: Courtesy of the superb Wrong Side of the Art blog.
This amazing inset still from the Vengeance of the Vampire Women lobby card is on my short list of the coolest movie-related Santo pics ever. This is a home invasion scene,and I’m fixated on the massive portrait of himself Santo … Continued
Two press stills from the ealy 50s genre-defining classic El Enmascarado de Plata. When you mess with a killer doctor’s hood, karma’s a bitch…