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Mondo Releasing Dracula to Jason Edmiston's Universal Monsters Series

A couple of days ago we showed you Mondo's take on Universal's classic monsters, but conspicuous by his absence was Bela Lugosi as Dracula. Well, guess who just checked in and is waiting to join his beastly brood!

Mondo Releasing Jason Edmiston's Universal Monsters Screenprints on October 16th

With October being Halloween month, Mondo has turned to the classics - Universal's classic monsters in fact - for its monthly drool-worthy poster offerings. Read on for the details!

Diamond Select Announces Two New Universal Monsters Banks and First-Ever Tarot Plush

Early 2014 will bring a bunch of cool items from Diamond Select Toys, and on tap for horror fans they have two new Universal Monsters banks and the first-ever Tarot plush item. There's something for everybody!

Diamond Select to Release More Universal Monsters Merch Just in Time for Halloween!

Diamond Select does its best to scare us every Halloween with new toys and collectibles based on the classic creatures of Universal Studios' Universal Monsters library, and this year is no different. DST has new action figures, retro-style figures, and vinyl bust banks.

Check Out Our Review and Image Gallery for Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection on Blu-Ray

One thing we always make time for here at Dread Central is honoring the masters, and we wanted to take a moment to point out our recent review of Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection on Blu-ray along with the overflowing image gallery Universal provided to us as a supplement.

Trailer Debut for Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection on Blu-ray

Today's the day that Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection debuts on Blu-ray, and in honor of the occasion, Universal has released a trailer for the collection. See Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains, and Elsa Lanchester in the roles that made them famous!

Guest Blog: Scott Essman's They're Still Alive - The Universal Classic Monsters

In celebration of the October 2nd Blu-ray release of the Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, veteran horror historian Scott Essman has prepared a truly monstrous trip back through time for you classic horror fans!

Details, Artwork, and a Clip from Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection on Blu-ray

For the first time ever eight of the most iconic cinematic masterpieces of the horror genre are available together on Blu-ray as Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection debuts on October 2, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

2011 Saturn Award Nominees Announced

It's that time of year again: The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has announced the nominations for its 37th Annual Saturn Awards. From the Press Release:

Want to See Your Favorite Classic Horrors Get Ultra DVD Editions or Make Their Blu-ray Debut?

I don't know about you, but I have fully embraced the Blu-ray medium and am steadily replacing all my DVDs with their high definition cousins. Some of my collection, mainly the really old classics, may never make the jump. Share my concerns? Well here's your chance to let the studios know that you do want to see these older flicks in all of their high def ghostly glory!

Dinner for Fiends: 2nd Helpings!

Did you miss us? We have returned after a lengthy hiatus brought on by scheduling conflicts and a technical meltdown that erased the last Dinner For Fiends, and what a loaded program we have for you! Finally, the first DFF of 2010, and being that we're nearly three months into the new year, that means there is a lot of ground to cover and still find time for the usual off-topic nonsense.

DVD Releases: Feb. 2, 2010: Spiral Down into the Triangle of Zombieland

There's a wide range of excellent films hitting home video this week from the exceptionally fun time to be had in Zombieland to the super creepy (and authentic feeling) The House of the Devil to two werewolf-themed entries: The Wolf Man (Special Edition, Universal Legacy Series) and the complete She-Wolf of London series.

Universal Finally Celebrates The Wolf Man's Legacy

Even though Frankenstein and Dracula both got the stellar DVD treatment a while back, there's one monster who was left to fend for himself in DVD land ... the Wolf Man. Universal has corrected that wrong by finally offering up The Wolf Man -- Universal Legacy Series.

Dracula Meets the Wolf-Man Preview!

If this is not the most badass thing you’ve seen all day ... you’re having a better day than I am. Image just gave Newsarama an exclusive look at their upcoming Dracula Meets the Wolf -Man, which hits stand this week.