Intro to Famous Monsters



For today’s fans of horror, monsters can be found on line, in comic books, in movies, on television and also in role playing games. On this page, you will get an intro to famous monsters that have only grown with time.


The monster is usually a villain or a bad character and could be a result of a folly of mankind, perhaps an experiment going haywire. Sometimes, the monsters sleeping for centuries from the past, could awaken from the effects of atomic radiation or get disturbed due to the expanding human habitats.


Let us take a look at and know more about famous monsters, which are a metaphor of humankind's continuous destruction. Here is a list of some of the most famous monsters which have been around for hundreds of years and refuse to go away. The fascination for them by us just keeps on growing and they keep us just as intrigued or even more so.

Here are some of the different famous monsters:


  • Dracula/Vampires
  • The Frankstein Monster
  • The mummy
  • The werewolf
  • Witches
  • The Boogieman
  • Humanoids
  • Godzilla
  • Loch Ness Monster
  • King Kong
  • Zombies


The most common feature of a monster movie is generally the struggle between a human army which is pitted against one or more monsters, serving as the aggressive opposing force. The human attempts at destroying the monsters just end up in antagonizing the monster even more and prove useless quite often.


Continuing with the introduction to famous monsters, these characters and creatures continue to fascinate us, which is proven by our love of watching them in movies, reading about them in books and even playing with them in the latest computer games. We keep on seeking their existence in real life with photography and with claims of capturing their image.


While most of us may be skeptical of their existence, most people tend to believe in their actually live among us in their various forms. After getting an intro to famous monsters on this page, browse other sections of the site to know about famous monsters in more detail.