Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Don Post Sweater Ad - Creepy #3

Creepy #3 featured one of the all time classic monster mask ads on the back cover, the infamous sweater-ad. The "sweater" ad (as it's often called)  features some great shots of the classic Don Post Universal Monster masks all wearing fashionable dark cable-knit sweaters.

The ad also showcases the original "smooth" Glenn Strange Frank, made from the life cast from the actor for Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein. Since the mask originated from a life cast, it was undersized, and difficult to wear. Because of this,  the smooth Strange Frank was only produced for a short while and remains one of the rarest and most sought after Don Post masks ever...

Full Page Color Don Post Sweater Ad
Don Post "Smooth" Glenn Strange Frank

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