LA BULLA lucha-extravaganza in LA
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 this weekend!
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
Hear FPU on MKR Tuesday and Thursday
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
Galeria de Gladiadores — Vol 1
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
Enmascarados and Fangs… a video primer series
David Wilt has a new series of videos on Mexican vampire films, the second part of which is all Lucha-Hero infused: Great and informative stuff as always from the man behind the indispensable Mexican Film Bulletin.
And we’re BACK!
May not have looked it, but this site and our sister effort VINTAGE NINJA had some serious technical difficulties over the holidays. Some lingering structural issues made it un-safe for me to post anything new on the site for way … Continued
Zombie prints now available!
Originally prepared for LCX in October, these day-glow 11×17″ prints, hand-screened on thick card stock,are now on sale in the FPU store. Quantities are seriously limited and dwindling, so do your holiday shopping (or retail therapy) sooner than later!
FPU at LCX in October
The good folk over at the Latino Comics Expo have talked me into leaving my shell and hitting the road! Bay-Area fans, come on out to San Jose the weekend of October 11-12 for a fantastic, talent-loaded FREE show headlined … Continued