Oblina, overstudying to the point of exhaustion for an upcoming exam, sneezes her brain out of her head. Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina go on a scare in an abandoned building. They spot four gargoyle heads sticking out of the wall.
Ickis discovers a remote control helicopter in the dump and uses it to scare humans from long distance.When the Gromble dumps his obnoxious nephew on Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina, the only way they can find to keep him quiet is to tell him a story.
Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina are saddled with babysitting the Gromble's infant nephew -- Bomble. A new carnival opens near town and The Gromble is insulted and outraged by one of its attractions -- the "Monsters Are Fun" ride.
Ickis is in the middle of a botched scare on the viewfinder when The Gromble sees the dreaded "Jolly Rooter Sewer Service." Oblina is left in charge when the Gromble goes off to the Annual Academy Teachers Convention, and power goes to her head.
Ickis, Krumm and Oblina go for a romp in the sewer, tossing one of Krumm's eyes around in a game of catch.When Oblina is invited home for the weekend, Ickis and Krumm come along and discover that being rich is no walk in the dump.
Krumm misplaces an eyeball for the seventh time in a week, and decides what he really needs is a head. Ickis' boasting gets the better of him after he sits through a cutesy movie, just to prove that he can.
Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina pick a mild-mannered Englishmen to scare, thinking it will be a piece of cake.A wacky radio DJ announces that $50,000 has been hidden in the dump. Soon humans are swarming there and the monsters can't get rid of them.
Ickis, Krumm, and Oblina discover an old sixteen milimeter "B" movie in the dump, which they watch constantly despite the Gromble's protests.Ickis falls head over heels in love when he spots the screeching hook-nosed Judy from a Punch and Judy show.
Ickis is given the job of polishing The Gromble's sacred "Amulet of Enfarg", a medal given to the most honored of monsters.When Krumm loses his pit hairs as the result of a prank, Ickis vows to do anything to get him his hair back.
When Ickis runs away fom the Academy he falls in with an old bluesman who cannot be scared because he's blind. The Snorch, tired of not being able to communicate, gets a new voicebox installed by Dr. Buzz which gives him a beautiful speaking voice.
Deep beneath a smelly garbage dump, in a city very much like your own, a generation of promising young monsters is growing up. Ickis, Oblina and Krumm are students in one of the world's most elite monster academies, where they'