mad monster party
Remember Rankin/Bass’s Mad Monster Party? Not many do, the stop-motion animated featured was unleashed on theaters in 1967, and it kind of disappeared after that. For 45 years, we’ve seen no merchandising tie-ins, but in September, Diamond Select Toys plans to fix that problem with a new line of action figures.
Press Release Diamond Select Toys knows monsters — after all, the Maryland-based collectibles company has been making toys and statues of vampires, aliens and werewolves for almost 13 years. But they are especially proud to announce the latest property to join their horror line-up: Mad Monster Party, the classic film by Rankin/Bass, animators of Rudolph and the Island of Misfit Toys and Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town. Using the same stop-motion animation style they used for their Christmas specials, Rankin/Bass brought all of pop culture’s most famous monsters to the big screen in 1967, and now Diamond Select Toys