More forgotten masks with nifty designs in this bunch, although Dick Angelo and Dama Esmascarada are more familiar than many of the others, being well photographed in earlier era’s magazines. “Dr. Galaxia” just sounds so early 80s sci-fi-ish and has … Continued
Today’s grouping is a real who’s-who of WHO THE HELL IS THAT? Some fantastic designs though. The “Jalisco” mask with landmark architecture is absolutely inspired. The monster mask at the end was likely a rubber Halloween deal grafted onto a … Continued
Pioneering high-flyer Lizmark is the biggest name in this barch. “Misterio” is no relation the “Rey Misterios.” I’m wondering if “Mister Kat” is pre or post-Tiger Mask? The “Medusa” design is the coolest thing ever…
More obscure names here. Olimpico is the only mask I recognize, but this is likely an earlier incarnation of the more recent star.
Scored several vintage lotería card sheets recently. I’ll put up 10 or so close-up images at a time for the next several weeks. No reliable way to know when they were done, but I’m guessing from the roster they are sometime … Continued
Founder of Something Weird Video Mike Vraney has passed away, taken too soon by cancer. An invaluable champion of the obscure, forgotten and neglected genre niches in the VHS era, his catalogs were like textbooks for psychotronica, including hordes of … Continued
We’ve just put some copies up for sale of the recently released Famous Monsters lucha-themed issue, in case in this world of dying print you can’t find it at a newsstand, or even find a newsstand for that matter… Just … Continued
Back in yonder 2006, some of the FPU crew set up an altar at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery’s then rather less gentrified Dia de los Muertos celebration. There had been a spate of death’s in the wrestling world, and we … Continued