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“Mystic Skull” game from IDEAL, 1964.
There are three games by IDEAL from the 1960s which have the BEST box art of any other games: “Haunted House,” “Bats In The Belfrey,” and this, “Mystic Skull.”
By 1964 the “Monster Craze” was in full swing and toy/game manufacturers were putting out merchandise to cash in on the popularity of the monsters, mayhem and the macabre with the kids. IDEAL’s “Mystic Skull” is a clear case for that.
The object of the game is to be the last player left with an open pinhole in their voodoo doll. ‘Nuff said.
Each player stirs the voodoo cauldron with the bone, saying a “Spell” according to the rules, then turns the forked tree limb with the dangling human skull until the “spirits..contact you from the Great Beyond.”
It doesn’t get much more awesome than this.
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 #MysticSkull #IDEAL #vintageIDEAL #IDEALgame #IDEALtoy #vintagegame #vintagetoy #monstercraze #1960s #voodoo #iputaspellonyou #voodoodoll #cauldron #blackmagic #humanskull

2018-05-22 02:02   139 6

 

“Mystic Skull” game from IDEAL, 1964. There are three games by IDEAL from the 1960s which have the BEST box art of any other games: “Haunted House,” “Bats In The Belfrey,” and this, “Mystic Skull.” By 1964 the “Monster Craze” was in full swing and toy/game manufacturers were putting out merchandise to cash in on the popularity of the monsters, mayhem and the macabre with the kids. IDEAL’s “Mystic Skull” is a clear case for that. The object of the game is to be the last player left with an open pinhole in their voodoo doll. ‘Nuff said. Each player stirs the voodoo cauldron with the bone, saying a “Spell” according to the rules, then turns the forked tree limb with the dangling human skull until the “spirits..contact you from the Great Beyond.” It doesn’t get much more awesome than this. . #MysticSkull #IDEAL #vintageIDEAL #IDEALgame #IDEALtoy #vintagegame #vintagetoy #monstercraze #1960s #voodoo #iputaspellonyou #voodoodoll #cauldron #blackmagic #humanskull

Some random pickups while out in the wild. Had the two SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN games when I was a kid. Couldn't pass them up at a cheap price. And I've been meaninh to pick up the MONSTER MASH book. Found it cheap at a comic book store. The collecting gods basically threw it in my direction. Cool JAWS t-shirt at Old Navy. And the UP IN SMOKE 40th Anniversary bluray from Best Buy !!
 #sixmilliondollarman
 #bioniccrisis #steveaustin #boardgames #seventies #1970s #70sTV #jaws #tshirt #70shorror #monstermash #horrorbook #monsterkids #monstercraze #classichorror #creaturefeature #upinsmoke #cheechandchong #40thanniversary #70sstonerfilm #bluray #horrorcollector #horrorcollection

2018-05-07 16:36   118 2

 

Some random pickups while out in the wild. Had the two SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN games when I was a kid. Couldn't pass them up at a cheap price. And I've been meaninh to pick up the MONSTER MASH book. Found it cheap at a comic book store. The collecting gods basically threw it in my direction. Cool JAWS t-shirt at Old Navy. And the UP IN SMOKE 40th Anniversary bluray from Best Buy !! #sixmilliondollarman #bioniccrisis #steveaustin #boardgames #seventies #1970s #70sTV #jaws #tshirt #70shorror #monstermash #horrorbook #monsterkids #monstercraze #classichorror #creaturefeature #upinsmoke #cheechandchong #40thanniversary #70sstonerfilm #bluray #horrorcollector #horrorcollection

"The Terrifyingly Great Enamel Pins of Creepy Co." - Many thanks to @frank151 for featuring us in a recent article! An excerpt from Kellie's interview is below. Check out the whole thing on their site! 🙏💚
@Regrann from @frank151 - "I draw a lot of my #influences—as far as #colors and clean, bold linework—from the so-called #MonsterCraze era in #American #popculture history: dime store plastic toys, comic book ads for gag items, monster mags, and the like. We really wanted to take the typical blood red, black, and gore aesthetic of many existing horror merch companies and present it in a new light, literally—lots of bright colors surrounded by ample white space. I like to think of the visual experience of our brand as a trip to a #Kmart store in the mid ’70s and early ’80s—quirky red light specials punctuated by ambient fluorescent lights." - @creepycompany talks with #FRANK151.com on the site now

2016-06-03 16:55   433 2

 

"The Terrifyingly Great Enamel Pins of Creepy Co." - Many thanks to @frank151 for featuring us in a recent article! An excerpt from Kellie's interview is below. Check out the whole thing on their site! 🙏💚 @Regrann from @frank151 - "I draw a lot of my #influences—as far as #colors and clean, bold linework—from the so-called #MonsterCraze era in #American #popculture history: dime store plastic toys, comic book ads for gag items, monster mags, and the like. We really wanted to take the typical blood red, black, and gore aesthetic of many existing horror merch companies and present it in a new light, literally—lots of bright colors surrounded by ample white space. I like to think of the visual experience of our brand as a trip to a #Kmart store in the mid ’70s and early ’80s—quirky red light specials punctuated by ambient fluorescent lights." - @creepycompany talks with #FRANK151.com on the site now

"I draw a lot of my #influences—as far as #colors and clean, bold linework—from the so-called #MonsterCraze era in #American #popculture history: dime store plastic toys, comic book ads for gag items, monster mags, and the like. We really wanted to take the typical blood red, black, and gore aesthetic of many existing horror merch companies and present it in a new light, literally—lots of bright colors surrounded by ample white space. I like to think of the visual experience of our brand as a trip to a #Kmart store in the mid ’70s and early ’80s—quirky red light specials punctuated by ambient fluorescent lights." - @creepycompany talks with #FRANK151.com on the site now

2016-06-03 01:19   396 2

 

"I draw a lot of my #influences—as far as #colors and clean, bold linework—from the so-called #MonsterCraze era in #American #popculture history: dime store plastic toys, comic book ads for gag items, monster mags, and the like. We really wanted to take the typical blood red, black, and gore aesthetic of many existing horror merch companies and present it in a new light, literally—lots of bright colors surrounded by ample white space. I like to think of the visual experience of our brand as a trip to a #Kmart store in the mid ’70s and early ’80s—quirky red light specials punctuated by ambient fluorescent lights." - @creepycompany talks with #FRANK151.com on the site now

New monster book in the house!

2016-04-14 17:02   65 10

 

New monster book in the house!

Bride of Frankenstein paper dolls, 1964. The original book has far too much for me to put in a single post. #brideoffrankenstein #monstercraze

2015-05-06 07:16   176 5

 

Bride of Frankenstein paper dolls, 1964. The original book has far too much for me to put in a single post. #brideoffrankenstein #monstercraze

Monster Old Maid by Milton Bradley - the Old Maid card

2015-02-17 17:45   90 10

 

Monster Old Maid by Milton Bradley - the Old Maid card

Uncle Creepy and company by Bruce Timm.

2015-01-23 03:46   433 5

 

Uncle Creepy and company by Bruce Timm.

Master monster artist, and living legend Jack Davis celebrates his 90th birthday today! Happy Birthday Jack! #jackdavis #classicmonsters #monstercraze

2014-12-03 01:25   238 1

 

Master monster artist, and living legend Jack Davis celebrates his 90th birthday today! Happy Birthday Jack! #jackdavis #classicmonsters #monstercraze

...gumball machine Rat Finks i got when i was a monster kid in the 60s .... i had several more, but gave away all but these 3 over the years

2014-11-09 01:24   43 6

 

...gumball machine Rat Finks i got when i was a monster kid in the 60s .... i had several more, but gave away all but these 3 over the years

Monster Old Maid by Milton Bradley

2014-11-07 08:16   33 1

 

Monster Old Maid by Milton Bradley

...another great Impko water slide decal

2014-10-09 13:15   37 5

 

...another great Impko water slide decal

As a tribute to the late Dick Smith, I'm going to be sharing some of my favorite pics from Dick Smith's Do-It-Yourself Monster Make-up Handbook, a 1965 special edition of Famous Monsters magazine. #dicksmith #famousmonsters #monstermakeup #monstercraze

2014-07-31 16:56   212 1

 

As a tribute to the late Dick Smith, I'm going to be sharing some of my favorite pics from Dick Smith's Do-It-Yourself Monster Make-up Handbook, a 1965 special edition of Famous Monsters magazine. #dicksmith #famousmonsters #monstermakeup #monstercraze

Prior to releasing their infamous Mars Attack trading cards in 1962, Topps test-released the series under the title Attack from Space, through a dummy corporation called Bubbles, Inc. I'm assuming this was an effort to gauge the market without drawing the attention of competitors. An unopened box like this must be extremely rare, and features awesome artwork, by series artist Norman Saunders. #marsattacks #attackfromspace #scifi #ackack #monsterkid #monstercraze #normansaunders

2014-06-19 14:57   221 14

 

Prior to releasing their infamous Mars Attack trading cards in 1962, Topps test-released the series under the title Attack from Space, through a dummy corporation called Bubbles, Inc. I'm assuming this was an effort to gauge the market without drawing the attention of competitors. An unopened box like this must be extremely rare, and features awesome artwork, by series artist Norman Saunders. #marsattacks #attackfromspace #scifi #ackack #monsterkid #monstercraze #normansaunders

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