Godzilla vs. Pooter

Remembering when a blaxploitation-era tearjerker met a Japanese giant monster flick.

Composite illustration: Paco Taylor (STP Design)

Low Budget Greatness

Credit: American International Pictures
Corin Rogers, Joseph Carter Wilson, Glynn Thurman & Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs in Cooley High • Credit: American International Pictures

Godzilla vs. The Thing

Credit: American International Pictures / Toho Co

The threat of a pounding is so palpable that its bland taste wipes the flavor of popcorn from Pooter’s palate.

Godzilla vs. Pooter

Credit: Toho Pictures
Credit: American International Pictures

Writes about Eastern and Western pop culture, history and art | Bylines @ Nextshark, G-Fan Magazine, The Beat & CBR (Comic Book Resources) | stpaco@gmail.com

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