JIM KRUT - "Helicopter Zombie" and more!

JIM KRUT is often known as the Helicopter Zombie (tm)*. In one of the most memorable scenes from the 1978 George A. Romero horror classic film "Dawn of the Dead," his zombie character steps under a whirling helicopter blade and loses the top of his head to cinematic history!

  Other films featuring Jim Krut include "Deadlands 2: Trapped," "Flesh of the Living," "Zombiegirl Diary," "Cut You Right Here," and the still-in-production films  "It's Happening Again" and  "Night of the Living Dead: Genesis"



For more on Jim's film credits, check out his listings in the IMDB (Internet Movie DataBase) under Jim Krut.



Jim Krut - 2016 APPEARANCES


JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW  - Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ. Guest artists, costume groups, toys, trading cards, crafts and more! More details to come in the next few weeks.


NITTANY CON  - Sunday, Sept. 25, Ramada State College Hotel & Conference Center, 1450 South Atheron St., State College, PA From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission only $5! Meet local and regional comic artists, writers and media guest such as Mark McKenna, Robert Hack and Jason Lenox. Also check out the Facebook site! This is the first year for celeb guests, and I'll be it!


LIVING DEAD WEEKEND - Friday through Sunday, Oct. 14, 15 and 16, in Evans City, Pennsylvania., Events, appearances throughout the town, including the Living Dead Museum! Meet guests from Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and more! Movie screenings, vendors, costume contest, etc. This is the town, cemetery and filming location of the original 1968 George A. Romero movie, "Night of the Living Dead." Get updates on guest appearances on the website, and on Facebook!


WEEKEND OF THE DEAD - Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 12-13  at p.m. at the Manchester 235 Casino, Manchester, UK.  Featuring Dawn of the Dead's Jeannie Jefferies, Len Lies, Mike Christopher and me. Also, Day of the Dead's Joe Pilato and Gary Klahr, as well as Land of the Dead's Big Daddy, Eugene Clark! Photo shoots, autograph signings, special events throughout. There may also be an additional surprise guest or two announced later. Tickets extremely limited and going fast for this unique event in the UK!


WINTER POP AND COMIC WONDERLAND  - Saturday, Sunday, December 3-4. At Cosmic Skate & Play, 11870 Buchanan Trail E., Waynesboro, PA. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Growing list of guests, including TWD's Amber Dawn Fox, Power Rangers Dino Thunder Jeff Parazzo and Kevin Duhaney, Star Wars' John Morton (Boba Fett), Eugene Clark (Land of the Dead), Jim Tavare (Harry Potter), and more to be announced. You can also check the Facebook site!

WINTER POP & COMIC WONDERLAND (FOUR-STATE RETROP POP AND COMIC CON) - December 3-4. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. At Cosmic Skate and Play, 11870 Buchanan Trail, Waynsboro, PA. Meet Eugene Clark, Amber Dawn Fox, myself and many others! Check the Facebook site for details.


The Nov. 2015 Weekend of the Dead event in Manchester, UK, featuring David Crawford and Jim Krut

"VALU" - Here's a 20-minute supernatural thriller, from director Matt Leslie. with me as a bad guy. Just to give you a quick sample of my work. This was just released on YouTube in early 2016.

Interview from January's New York Horror Show and Macabre Faire Film Festival. With Frank Malerba and Cryptic Rock. 

Tom Savini describes the creation of "Helicopter Zombie"

Thanks to Tom Savini for sending along GoreZone #30 for me, and doing such a fun job with the story. Thanks also to Fangoria for granting me permission to use it on my website!

Magazine Articles on HELICOPTER ZOMBIE

King of Zombie World

A moderately misleading title, but a gracious tribute from Gettysburg Companion magazine, Oct./Nov. 2013

SciFi World Magazine - in Espanol

Sergi Escarmis Costa from Barcelona, Spain, did this interview with the Helicopter Zombie. Nicely illustrated, too.

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