"The jaws that bite, the claws that catch"

Films: Jabberwocky (1977)

Alias: Jabberwocky

Type: Mystical

Location: Mountains

Height/Weight: That of an elephant.

Affiliation: Neutral

Summary: The most morally bankrupt thing you could possibly do in the midst of a monster attack on the land is try and profit off the suffering. Indeed, the folks of the kingdom outta hang their heads in shame for capitalizing on the terror of the Jabberwock.

History: The Jabberwock was a hideous dragon offshoot known for stalking people in the forest and eating all the flesh off their bones (minus the head, like one eats a raw fish). The merchants and churches of the kingdom enjoyed seeing people flock to their wares in fear, while King Bruno the Questionable tried looking for a champion to slay the beast. Then hapless Cooper the cooper (yes, really) came around with nothing but a potato, and things just sort of went from there.

Notable Kills: Did you even hear about the way it eats people?!

Final Fate: The Jabberwock gets into a lengthy fight with the Black Knight sent by the merchants to kill Cooper, and gets stabbed in the gut before knocking him off a cliff. Cooper accidentally kills the wounded beast when it drops its head onto his sword.

Powers/Abilities: Apparently maximum stealth.

Weakness: Anything conventional.

Scariness Factor: 3-While this thing moves with all the grace of a drunken hippo, it's ugly as all Hell, resembling a demonic cockatrice. However, its slow mannerisms and tattered wings give off a sense of oldness and weariness. Perhaps its death was an awaited reprieve from the busywork of terrorizing a kingdom willing to sell out its occupants.

Trivia: -The Monty Python-esque tone of this film is no mistake. It was helmed by famous Monty Python troupe member Terry Gilliam. Other Python alumni included Terry Jones and Neil Innes.

-The monster's deathly collapse was actually a result of the actor tripping in the suit, but it was authentic enough to be left in the film.

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For the record, you shouldn't have breakfast before seeing this.

How such a pathetic beast could have managed THIS is beyond me.
Meanwhile, Godzilla makes this monster feel like a poser.

Behold. The TRUE Jabberwock.

And, with the Black Knight's help, the film is over.

You have to admit. The atmosphere is rather nice.
Seriously, this kingdom can rot. Nice princess, though.