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
So we’ll be set up once again for SON OF MONSTERPALOOZA with an all lucha, rasslin’ and Mexi-monster table of goodies for everyone! New this time is the “Viva la Lucha!” issue of Famous Monsters of Filmland / Monster World … Continued
Saturday August 17th at the Latino Comics Expo in Long Beach, CA, I ran the best panel I’ve ever done or been involved with. Entitled “Bring on The Lucha Heroes: 60 Years of Mexican Masked Wrestlers in Comics” it consisted of a half-hour … Continued