Friday, September 24, 2010

Topstone Mummy Mask

Today's post was partly inspired by this Dirt Bombs Gig Poster by  Aesthetic Apparatus. The Halloween Mask & Monster Blog's first fiendish featured mask, the classic Topstone Mummy!

Here's the classic Topstone Mummy as it appeared in 1960s & 70s ads. Ads scanned rom Warren Publisher's Horror magazines and Comics.

Pictured here are a few of the well preserved surviving copies of the Topstone Mummy mask. Copies like these are very rare as most copies have long since disintegrated, melted, or crumbled.

Miraculously, some copies have made it through the years. Check out this amazing restoration by Ray Castile on the The HMA
Topstone Mummy replica. Photo by J.Willis

A few more pics of the Benevidez Mummy Tribute, HMA exclusive half mask

That concludes our loathsome look at the Topstone Mummy. Stay tuned as we take a look at more Topstones in frightening future posts!