Fans of the classic Universal Monsters – here’s an interesting release for Halloween 2020 from NECA. The company recently revealed a series of rubber masks paying tribute to the iconic monsters and Remco’s classic monster toys. The announcement was made through Lootcrate who are distributing the pieces through their subscribers crates.
NECA explains “From the 1920s to the 1950s, Universal Pictures redefined the golden age of horror cinema with their legendary lineup of monster movies. In the decades to follow, Dracula, The Mummy, Frankenstein, Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Wolfman and The Phantom of the Opera continue to frighten fans of these classic creatures. Now NECA® and Universal Brand Development have teamed up to bring the Universal Monsters to your doorstep with the Universal Monsters Mask Series – a set of six limited-edition, collector quality, latex display masks that won’t be available anywhere else.”
The retro masks are designed by Mortar Heads the art of Mark Enright and closely resemble Remco’s vintage figurines. Check out this behind-the-scenes interview with designer and scupltor Mark Enright for a look at how they’re made.