Weird Universe

Fictional Monsters

Severed Stream

You will also find Mars's artwork on this great new collection of weird fiction, a nice Xmas gift for lovers of "cosmic horror."

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Nov 30, 2015 | Comments (1)
Category: Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Outsider Art, Surrealism, Fictional Monsters

Monark, the Wheely Boy King


How do the wheeled extremities of Monark permit the little monster to operate those other vehicles?

Original ad here. (Page 23)

Balloon Land

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Apr 19, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Death, Surrealism, Cartoons, 1930's, Fictional Monsters

Follies of the Madmen #242


From American Home for September 1966.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Feb 24, 2015 | Comments (11)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Domestic, Dreams and Nightmares, 1960's, Fictional Monsters

Cartoon Insect with Dog’s Head


1) Multiple limbs.

2) Insect antennae.

3) Called a "jitterBUG."

4) Dog's head.

One of these things does not belong.

Original image here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Feb 11, 2015 | Comments (6)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Comics, Surrealism, 1940's, Fictional Monsters

Moodus Mystery

More history here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jan 07, 2015 | Comments (6)
Category: Regionalism, Superstition, Natural Wonders, Fictional Monsters
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