DC at Monster Mania 9!

It's August; the sun is shining, the kiddies are getting in their last ditch summer hook ups and it’s time, once more, for MONSTER-MANIA! Monster-Mania 9 blackens the landscape of Cherry Hill, NJ this August 24-26th, bringing an army of horror celebs, new films and once in a lifetime events to the fans who can’t get enough of it.

This time around, the biggest horror show on the east coast boasts a grand total of five reunions. Karen Black brings the Firefly family home with Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, E.G. Daily, Michael Berryman and even Danny Trejo in attendance for a 1000 Corpses/ Devil’s Rejects reunion. Angus Scrimm squares off with Reggie Bannister once again, this time with dueling sharpies for a Phantasm reunion. Chris Sarandon was the voice of Jack Skellington, but his creepy pedigree goes further than that. Chris squared off against Chucky in Child’s Play and seduced Marcy Darcy into a red haired vampire vixen in Fright Night, and MM9 has cast members from both films!

Now there’s a little film coming out the end of the month by an obscure artist type who goes by the name of Rob Zombie. MM9 celebrates the return of Michael Myers with 14 guests who have starred in Halloween movies from the original to the newest incarnation, including fan favorite Danielle Harris, the original face of evil Tony Moran and Rob’s pick for little Mikey, Daeg Faerch. All weekend long, these celebs will be on hand to sign your prized horror swag and join together for Q&A’s where you can ask them the questions that have burning in your cranium ever since the first viewing of their films.

What you can see at Monster Mania 9!

For this show, Dread Central was invited to add to the programming, helping to hunt down the newest films to put a smile on your demented faces. Dimension answered the call with their new division, Dimension Extreme, who bring us Black Sheep, Broken and the world premiere of Robert Kurtzman’s Buried Alive! Shout Factory also wanted in on the fun and delivered the world premiere of "The Film Crew"s Wild Women of Wongo (check out a clip from it here)! We’ve been telling you all about "The Film Crew", made up of former stars of "MST3K" and their gut busting commentary tracks for those bad bad films we love so much. Now you can experience this first hand, midnight movie style! Don’t forget Saturday night its always time for The Rocky Horror Picture Show, performed with a live cast in front of the film, just like it should be.

Now just because Dread helped out with the films, doesn’t mean we’ve shirked our duties as ministers of free stuffs. Monster-Mania 9 will include a mountain of free swag including...

  • Saw 4 posters & temp tattoos
  • Wrong Turn 2: Dead End and The Tripper swag
  • Strangers and Doomsday swag
  • The Signal pins and postcards
  • Dark Horse swag
  • Top Cow Swag
  • Shout Factory “The Film Crew” pins and other swag
  • "Pain Killer Jane" stickers
  • 28 Weeks Later posters
  • Evil Krusty the Clown figures from Gentle Giant
  • Sideshow Jackpot Gift Cards
    ...And a lot more!

    Movie merch for MM9!

    We’ll also be holding contests every hour of every day for a shot at even better swag including...

  • DVD’s from Lionsgate and Anchor Bay
  • Action Figures from SOTA Toys
  • Hellboy Animated figures and a Corpse Bride statue from Gentle Giant
  • Horror Clix starter sets from Wizkids
  • Limited Edition lithos from Fangoria Comics

    Movie merch for MM9!

    So on top of all the great guests, great films and freebies galore, you have zero reason to miss Monster Mania 9 this August 24-26th! See you there!

    - Nomad

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