Variety - 08/12/1987
"...Brightly written....Clever and satisfying..."
Los Angeles Times - 08/14/1987
"...THE MONSTER SQUAD is such fun, it makes you wish you were a kid again....THE MONSTER SQUAD has been made in a hearty spirit of spooky make-believe..."
You know who to call when you have ghosts, but who do you call about monsters' 1-000-mon-ster, whether its a bat in your belfry or a mummy in your microwave, the monster squad ain't afraid of no ghouls.
Thriller for the younger set about a bunch of kids who stumble upon a talisman, which is being sought by five monsters (Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and yes--Gill Man). The monsters need the charm, because it will give them the power to live longer, but can they retrieve it from the lads, who are also aware of its abilities'