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BOOKS

Boggy Creek Casebook

BOGGY CREEK CASEBOOK: FOUKE MONSTER ENCOUNTERS 1908 TO PRESENT
LegendScape Publishing / 166 pages / 23 photos / 13 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

All the documented encounters with the famed Boggy Creek Monster collected in one source! Researched, compiled, and presented in chilling detail by author and Boggy Creek historian, Lyle Blackburn, these remarkable encounters offer an intriguing story of backwoods mystery that continues today. From startling roadside glimpses to frightening confrontations and mysterious footprints, the Boggy Creek Casebook is ultimate collection of Fouke Monster phenomena!

Purchase options: Amazon

Sinister Swamps

SINISTER SWAMPS: MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES FROM THE MIRE
LegendScape Publishing / 274 pages / 25 photos / 7 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

From reports of unknown beasts, ghostly figures, and spook lights to tales of missing persons, lost planes, and witches, swamps inevitably ooze with intrigue as they offer a glimpse into a primordial past that may well reflect our very origin. Join Blackburn for an eerie exploration as he parts the mossy curtains to expose the sinister secrets within some of North America's most notorious swamps.

Purchase options: Amazon

Momo the Missouri Monster

MOMO: THE STRANGE CASE OF THE MISSOURI MONSTER
LegendScape Publishing / 178 pages / 36 photos / 10 illustrations
[ Paperback, Kindle ]

Now, for the first time, the strange story of the legendary Missouri Monster comes to life in its fascinating entirety: from the Bigfoot-like creature sightings to the associated phenomenon of unexplained objects in the sky and disembodied voices. Follow legend hunter, Lyle Blackburn, as he makes his own journey to uncover the truth behind one of the greatest monster tales to ever rise from the hills and hollers of the American Midwest.

Purchase options: Amazon

Beyond Boggy Creek

BEYOND BOGGY CREEK: IN SEARCH OF THE SOUTHERN SASQUATCH
Anomalist Books / 294 pages / 29 photos / 11 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook ]

An in-depth exploration of the history and modern encounters with Bigfoot-like creatures across the southern United States. Join Lyle as he travels woods and waterways, delves into dusty archives, and interviews a host of credible eyewitnesses in search of fascinating legends, chilling accounts, and compelling evidence.

The book is available in paperback and electronic format (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.)

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo

The Beast of Boggy Creek

THE BEAST OF BOGGY CREEK: THE TRUE STORY OF THE FOUKE MONSTER
Anomalist Books / 258 pages / 36 photos / 17 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook ]

The definitive book on the most infamous Southern mystery creature! The book covers the entire history of the Fouke Monster and the making of the horror film, The Legend of Boggy Creek. Includes a bonus sighting chronicle with details of over 70 visual encounters near Fouke, Arkansas.

The book is available in hardback, paperback, and electronic format (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.)

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo

Lizard Man

LIZARD MAN: THE TRUE STORY OF THE BISHOPVILLE MONSTER
Anomalist Books / 189 pages / 39 photos / 13 illustrations
[ Hardback, Paperback, Kindle, Nook, eBook ]

A fascinating and unprecedented look at one of the most bizarre and hair-raising cases of an unknown creature. Known locally as the "Lizard Man," the witnesses are convinced they've seen it, and the local law officials are backing them up. This is their story.

The book is available in hardback, paperback, and electronic format (Kindle, Nook, eBook, etc.)

Purchase options: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo

Monstro Bizarro

Monstro Bizarro: An Essential Manual of Mysterious Monsters
Rue Morgue Library / 132 pages / full color
[ Trade Paperback ]

Blackburn takes you on a sightseeing tour of the darkest forests, the murkiest lakes and the most sinister skies in North America and beyond, in this seventh installment of the Rue Morgue Library series. The book - named after Lyle's "Monstro Bizarro" column in the magazine - explores the entertaining world of cryptozoology in horror cinema and culture. It features articles, photo galleries, cryptid files, and much more with a Foreword by EXISTS director and "Blair Witch Project" co-creator, Eduardo Sanchez.

Purchase options: Rue Morgue

 

Film Work

Momo the Missouri Monster

MOMO THE MISSOURI MONSTER
Small Town Monsters / movie / 81 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-starring Lyle Blackburn

Equal parts documentary and narrative horror film, Momo: the Missouri Monster seeks to examine a decades old case, and to uncover the impact a “creature feature” can have on a local legend.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Boggy Creek Monster

BOGGY CREEK MONSTER
Small Town Monsters / documentary / 75 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-produced and narrated by Lyle Blackburn

The legend lives on in this new feature-length documentary film from Small Town Monsters and Lyle Blackburn. It explores the history of the Fouke Monster and the famed 1972 horror movie, The Legend of Boggy Creek, with haunting scenery shot on location in Fouke, Arkansas. Includes interviews with eyewitnesses who've encountered the mysterious beast in and around Boggy Creek in recent years.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Mothman of Point Pleasant

THE MOTHMAN OF POINT PLEASANT
Small Town Monsters / documentary / 67 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Co-written, narrated, and executive produced by Lyle Blackburn

This feature-length film examines the Mothman legend through eyewitness testimony and the perspective of Point Pleasant citizens. The film focuses on the 13 months between the first official Mothman sighting in November 1966 and the tragic collapse of the Silver Bridge in December 1967.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

The Mothman Legacy

THE MOTHMAN LEGACY
Small Town Monsters / documentary / 77 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

The sequel to Small Town Monsters' highly regarded film, "The Mothman of Point Pleasant." The film examines modern sightings of the creature known as the "Mothman" with nearly a dozen eyewitness interviews. These are some of the most intense, and terrifying encounters ever recorded.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Bray Road Beast

THE BRAY ROAD BEAST
Small Town Monsters / documentary / 66 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

From the eerie backroads of Wisconsin where the infamous "Beast of Bray Road" is said to lurk, to the fields and villages of Europe where sightings of upright canids date back centuries, this feature-length film explores the chilling "dogman" phenomenon from the perspective of investigators and eyewitnesses.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

Terror in the Skies

TERROR IN THE SKIES
Small Town Monsters / documentary / 68 minutes

Directed by Seth Breedlove
Narrated by Lyle Blackburn

Journey to the Prairie State and discover the history of Illinois’ winged cryptids in the eighth Small Town Monsters film, Terror in the Skies. From mysterious, fog-shrouded cliffs to suburban backyards to busy city streets, the skies above the Land of Lincoln continue to harbor mysteries.

Purchase options: DVD | Amazon | Vimeo

 

MUSIC

Curse of Eldorado   Ghost of the Southern Son   Life After Sundown

Lyle is also the frontman and founder of the rock band, Ghoultown.

Ghoultown albums and merchandise can be purchased at the official Ghoultown webstore.

Ghoultown music is also available through major retail outlets: iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, Spotify, etc.

 

 

FOUKE MONSTER | GHOULTOWN

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