There are so many unusual, rare, and bizarre Godzilla items on Ebay, this could be a regular feature. Let's start part two with beautiful artwork of Baragon going rogue and attacking Mothra. The likenesses here are so beautiful, they are frame-worthy. Not so with our second picture, but both of these items come from a 1967 book called KAIJU DAIZENSHU.
|"In other news, both Gargantuas teamed up with Frankenstein today (wha?) and battled King Ghidorah. Piles of spat-out clothes were everywhere."|
Wait, is that even possible, for both Gargantuas to team up with "Frankenstein"? Things like this make my head hurt, so let's move on.
Here we have a Japanese "pencil board" from the 1990's, with art similar to the "Godzillaland" chibi cutesy guys. For some reason, King Ghidorah is popping out of a volcano, which is situated on top of an hourglass-shaped mountain. And, not sure who the eyes in the cave are supposed to represent, but as this is basically a Heisei tableau, I'm going to say Mechagodzilla, because from BIOLLANTE on, he's the only character missing.
Our next item is a bootleg, and it is apparently titled the delightful Engrish name of "Variable Uncanny Embryo Horrible." This is one of those things you have to see to believe.
You'll notice, from the left side of the artwork, that the manufacturers believe--or just want you to believe--that this is a baby Alien (as in H.R. Giger). Huh. Well, it does CREEP IN DARK.
And, it was also available in green, which is probably closer...no word if it spat acid, though. To my mind, this is like duplicating an Ugnaught action figure to pass off as a Mario, but whatever, points for trying.
While we are talking about bootlegs, file this one under "HOW NOT TO AUCTION ITEMS ON EBAY," because not only is there nothing desirable about this toy, but it's also extremely broken. I hope you are sitting down and well-prepared for what I'm about to say, but, it DIDN'T SELL. (Gasp!)
And finally, as much as I'd like to say this is my house, it's not. It's not even from Ebay, but I found this photo on a Google search, and haven't seen it on any of the kaiju blogs, so it must be seen. This is the men's bathroom at a San Diego, CA dance club called Big Bang. All I can say is, somebody has got CLASS. Well done, whoever you are, well done.