I know one of the other Countdown bloggers posted this one already... but I figure it's a good idea to make sure everyone gets a chance to see this nifty birthday record cover!
That is certainly a distinctive mask, isn't it?
There seem to be several sets of these candy boxes popping up on eBay lately!
If I'd been more organized, I'd have included photos of all the Universal Monster figures produced by this company!
This Cyclops Skull Mask is a truly bizarre concept! I can understand skull masks, and cyclops masks... but a cyclops skull mask?
This is a very nice-looking Lugosi Dracula figure!
You know, if I ever won the lottery, I'd probably waste a few hours every day just going on eBay and putting in bids on books like these -- anyone recognize who's portraying Drac on the cover here?
Two things about this 1965 Ben Cooper Dracula costume... 1) The mask is just bizarre, with the eyebrow/eyeliner thing going on... and 2) It's amusing to me how much the Dracula logo resembles the later Batman logo!
That's a nice-looking Fly mask, but I was hoping to find one that looked more like the classic David Hedison Fly mask!
When I was in High School, I used to have a Frankenstein mask... this isn't anything like the one I used to have, though!
OK, if anyone can tell me which store is currently carrying these, I will run out the next day and buy a set, because they are that cool. If they're not available in any store, I just may have to hope a set of these becomes available on the eBay soon!
Cheesy? Sure, but they're also classic!
I've seen stuff like this in the stores these days, but not featuring a classic monster... only generic skulls and the like.
That's not a bad-looking animated Frankenstein Monster, but I'd much prefer having a life-sized Monster dummy that didn't move to one that moved but was two feet tall!
Bizarrely, I think this Frankenstein Monster mask is based on Bela Lugosi's portrayal!
I'm not much for velvet poster art, but this I'd love! Like you didn't already know that already.
Maybe I'm just too old-school, but I don't understand the appeal of masks like the above one... it is supposed to be the Frankenstein Monster, believe it or not!
Best. Mask. Ever. Must acquire.
This Godzilla statue is just enough off-model that I don't want it in my collection... well, okay, it's not that much off, and I would still love to have it!
And I end today's post with another of those Universal Monster figures, this one of Henry Hull's Werewolf!
OK, we'll see if I've got this licked so there's no chance anyone will check here and just see part 2, but not part 1 first... we'll begin with the rest of my Godzilla "Comics They Never Made," which changes fictional publisher from Dell to Gold Key with this issue!
And that's where I ended the fake Godzilla movie adaptations! Now, for another change of pace... here's some sexy vampiress costumes!
You'll, of course, notice that the prevalent design elements are short skirts, high heels, and more often than not, fishnet or other stockings! And there's not a thing wrong with that, is there? (And yes, this is probably the closest I'll come to pandering in the countdown... well, not counting the sexy witch costumes in part 2!)
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