Tuesday, March 31, 2009


I had a great time at the BOB WILKINS PUBLIC MEMORIAL last Sunday Evening from 5:PM-8:PM (actually lasted until about 8:45PM). There was approx. 55-60 people that attended. Finally had the chance to meet MR. LOBO, TOM WRYSCH and "SCIFI BOB" ECKMAN. Tom brought several BOB WILKINS memorbilia including the CAPTAIN COSMIC costume, the YELLOW ROCKING CHAIR Bob used on KTVU's CREATURE FEATURES and some vintage 16mm film footage of Bob Wilkins including some that haven't been seen in years or available on DVD including a really good one with ROY "The Invaders" THINNES.

I also had a chance to check out Former TOWER RECORDS founder RUSS SOLOMAN's new music/video store on Broadway street called R5 RECORDS/VIDEO as well as other Sacramento Landmarks plus doing additional research on the KTXL hostless horror show, BLACK MUSEUM, which I plan on doing a retrospective on its 40TH Anniversary on MAY 3rd. I am planning on posting more pictures from the memorial soon but for now, I have posted a picture of myself with MR. LOBO and the CAPTAIN COSMIC costume.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

March 29, 1969 Schedule: "The Vampire" 11:30PM

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed a dubbed Mexican Horror Film called THE VAMPIRE (1958) aka EL VAMPIRO, starring GERMAN ROBLES. This movie is available on DVD from the Late Great CASA NEGRA ENTERTAINMENT in both English Dubbed and Original Spanish Language with Optional English Subtitles.

Thursday, March 26, 2009


I want to remind everyone that this Sunday, March 29 from 5:PM-8:PM will be the public memorial for the Late BOB WILKINS. It will be at the corner of 17TH & I Streets. It is free. There will be refreshments. Bob's wife, SALLY and their children will be there to meet all of Bob's Northern California Fans! Also in attendance will be "Planet X Magazine owner and the official Bob Wilkins Webmaster, SCOTT MOON", "The Horror Movie TV Host of the syndicated CINEMA INSOMNIA (Based In Sacramento But Looking For An Affilate Here), MR. LOBO", "Bob Wilkins Official Archivist TOM WRYSCH" and Attorney & Former KCRA Late Night Movie Host (of CHARLIE CHAN FESTIVAL & G.W.A.T.), GEOFF WONG.

I have invited several of Bob Wilkins Former Co-workers from KTXL to attend as well as ANNALEE PENNY (and anyone else) from FOX 40 LIVE. Of all of the TV Stations that Bob has hosted, his tenure at KTXL was the longest (May 9, 1970-February 14, 1981)! All fans of Bob need to show up, It's going to be fun! We will see assorted videos of Bob as well as other memorbilia of Bob Wilkins including the Legendary CAPTAIN COSMIC costume! For More info, Check out http://www.bobwilkins.net/memorial.htm

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Bob Wilkins Inducted Into The Rondo Awards "Monster Kid Hall Of Fame"!

The Late BOB WILKINS was inducted as MONSTER KID HALL OF FAME for THE RONDO AWARDS. Thanks To All That Voted! Check out the Rondo Awards Results at http://rondoaward.com/

Monday, March 23, 2009

Planet X Magazine & Cinema Insomnia Presents The Bob Wilkins Sacramento Fan Celebration On March 29!

This Coming Sunday (3/29) will be Bob Wilkins Public Memorial also known as THE BOB WILKINS SACRAMENTO FAN CELEBRATION. It will be held from 5:PM-8:PM at the Corner Of 17TH & I Streets. I Will Be There as well as Planet X Magazine's SCOTT MOON, Cinema Insomnia's MR. LOBO, Bob Wilkins Archivist TOM WRYSCH, Attorney And Former KCRA Late Night Movie Host GEOFF WONG and BOB WILKINS Family. I have invited several of Bob's Former KTXL TV 40 Co-Workers, which I am hoping will be there. And I Am Hoping For A Big Turnout!!!

This Will Be A Great Chance For All Of Bob Wilkins Fans To Mingle Amongst Each Other And Talk About Your Own Personal Memories Of Why Bob Wilkins Made The 1960's & 1970's More Special! This Will Be A Special Day And I Hope To See Everyone There!

Sunday, March 22, 2009

March 22, 1969 Schedule: "Invasion" Midnight

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed a very atmospheric british sci-fi movie titled INVASION (1965). It is currently Not Available On DVD.

Thursday, March 19, 2009


Well this weekend will be the first of two BOB WILKINS MEMORIALS. On Saturday, MARCH 21, The Memorial will be held at:


2700 Saratoga

Alameda, CA.



Monday, March 16, 2009

March 15, 1969 Schedule: "The Day The Earth Froze" Midnight

On this evening on KCRA Channel 3, BOB WILKINS showed a English Dubbed RUSSIAN/FINNISH movie called THE DAY THE EARTH FROZE (1964) which was originally titled SAMPO (1959).

It is available on DVD from RETROMEDIA/IMAGE as part of a Double Feature with another Russian Movie, THE MAGIC VOYAGE OF SINBAD albeit in FULL FRAME (OAR was 2.35:1)

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Watt Avenue Tower Records Neon Sign In Sacramento Being Removed!

The final piece of TOWER RECORDS is disappearing. The Watt Avenue TOWER RECORDS (which opened in 1960 and closed on DECEMBER 22, 2006) neon sign was being removed today and is being donated to the SACRAMENTO HISTORY MUSEUM (for their planned Rock & Roll Wing). An end of an era! I went there often and it was there that I bought the First Issue of SCOTT MOON's PLANET X MAGAZINE which was the BOB WILKINS ISSUE.

Sunday, March 08, 2009

March 8, 1969 Schedule: "In The Year 2889" Midnight

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed an Apocolyptic Low Budget Movie by director LARRY BUCHANAN. This was a Direct To TV effort by the AIP TV SYNDICATION GROUP, made in 1967.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

30TH Anniversary Of John Stanley's Very First Day On CREATURE FEATURES

Today marks the 30TH Anniversary of JOHN STANLEY's Very First Day As The New Host Of KTVU's CREATURE FEATURES On MARCH 3, 1979 At 11:PM. Just Last Week Was The 30TH Anniversary Of BOB WILKINS Last CREATURE FEATURES.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

March 1, 1969 Schedule: "The Time Travelers" Midnight

On this night, BOB WILKINS showed THE TIME TRAVELERS (1964). An excellent Time Travel movie that needs to be released on DVD!