I’ve got some great “bag figures” featuring the likes of La Parka, Kadaver and Los Hermanos Muertos. At least I think that what some of the lower-quality ones are… these guys sometimes look like they were detailed with a house … Continued
Sure, you know the Blue Demon, second most popular Mexiluchahero, legend of screen and ring, etc. and so forth. But few know of the American masked tag team The Blue Demons, despite the fact that they had some of the … Continued
I love the monsters-of-the-week from the original Kamen Rider TV show, mostly because they wore wrestling title belts for no known reason. The vampiric kaiju known simply as Bat Man always looked like something out of 60s Mexican horror cinema, … Continued
There are some pretty damn strange covers to the decades-spanning run of El Santo comics by Jose G. Cruz, especially in the “fake Santo” era. But none are weirder than these two. Is that a male of female skeleton? Does … Continued
This is a 8-9″ stuffed Alushe (Aluxe?) doll from the mid-2000s, actually signed by the diminutive lucha beast himself.
From Wrong Side of the Art. Think about it for a second. Does’t a professional masked wrestler have an enormous advantage over the average human-scaled monster? Has Dracula ever actually been in a stand-up fisticuffs? Would the Creature From the … Continued
There are plenty of movies where Mexiluchaheroes battle monsters, but for outright monster wrestling there is no finer film than the 1966 Curiel creepfest La Sombra del Murcielago, aka Blue Demon vs. the Shadow of the Bat. It’s a take on … Continued