Monster of the Day #1422

I haven’t seen the movie, but surely this is a clever nod to the Black Scorpion.

  • Gamera977

    Well, it’s not a VW Beatle with spider legs and covered in fur…

  • The Rev.

    This one’s been on my Amazon wish list for a while. If I’d known it had a Black Scorpion-esque goofy-faced puppet I would’ve ordered it by now. Although, admittedly, the Black Scorpion was a lot goofier-looking.

    It occurs to me, I should see if I can watch it through the Prime account…or maybe that other one of his that’s in my list. We have no plans for Labor Day; maybe I can get a little caught up on the movie-watching.

  • Eric Hinkle

    GAH! That face! Hello, Arachnophobia, my old friend!

  • bgbear_rnh

    Is there a minimum/maximum size to spiders being scary ? For me smaller than a dime is not that scary, but they get creepy as they get up to half dollar size. Tarantula size they start getting cute and fuzzy (still wouldn’t like it crawling on me).

    Bigger than a cat would probably start getting scary again and bus size is right out.

  • Ericb

    Mt nightmares have cat sized spiders.

  • Rock Baker

    I’ve long maintained that the creepiest tarantulas are the size of a coffee table. Cinematically speaking, of course…

  • bgbear_rnh

    Now I am worried my coffee table is really a giant spider.

  • Flangepart

    Those fangs…between the other teeth? Talk about a bite problem.

  • Eric Hinkle

    I bet you’d love the classic M.R. James story ‘The Ash-Tree’. That one’s about a hundred years old by now and it can still send people right through the roof!

  • Don’t read “Or All the Seas with Oysters” by Avram Davidson, then.

    You’ll never look at paper clips the same way again…..