Universal Monsters Archives

NECA Unveils New Universal Monsters GITD Retro Dracula Figure
NECA is back with some more love for the Universal Monsters with a special 7" scale action figure that pays homage to the most famous vampire of all time, Count Dracula, as portrayed by the one and only Bela Lugosi In honor of his birthday, NECA has unveiled the new Dracula, which is featured in[...]
Disney’s Steamboat Willie Returns for LEGO’s New Gift with Purchase
Two iconic worlds have collided with NECA as they continue to expand their Universal Monsters x Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line We have seen quite a few of these TMNT figures before, with Leonardo as the Hunchback, Raphael as Frankenstein, Michelangelo as The Mummy, and even Donatello as The Invisible Man However, it looks like[...]
These Haunted Collectibles Are Perfect as Some Halloween Treats 
From spine-chilling button-downs from RSVLTS featuring Universal Monsters to cuddly and creepy plushes of Frankenstein, Wolfman, and more from The Noble Collection, and even some custom Halloween fun from Funko, our guide has something for every haunted collector But that's not all, as fans can even uncover the secrets behind the iconic film, The Nightmare[...]
RSVLTS Awakens A New Universal Monsters Collection for October
It is time to revive some classics as a new Universal Monsters collection has been awakened, and they are hungry These monstrous designs will have you howling at the moon with some electrifying designs that monster fans will want to sink their teeth into This set will consist of five spooktacular button-down shirts, and RSVLTS[...]
Hasbro Debuts Universal Monsters x Transformers Figure: Frankentron
Hasbro has announced that the realm of the Universal Monsters is combining once again with the world of Transformers for a new collaboration Last year, we saw Dracula rise with Cybertronian roots, and now Dr Victor Frankenstein has created something deadly as his insatiable thirst for creation continues Transformer collectors will now be able to[...]
James Tynion IV & Martin Simmonds' Universal Monsters: Dracula
So, Skybound has added to their Hasbro licenced line with a deal with Universal Products & Experiences, and has announced Universal Monsters: Dracula, a new four-issue comic book limited series from James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds through Image Comics, who recently gave us The Department Of Truth, looking at all sorts of myths, legends[...]
The Gillman Rises from the Deep with New Tweeterhead Maquette
The Gillman's origins started all the way back in 1954 with the Universal Monsters film Creature from the Black Lagoon This creature struck fear into views all the way back then and has easily earned its role in the world of monsters Tweeterhead brings their version of the monster to life with this impressive 16.5"[...]
 Creature From The Black Lagoon Super Cyborg Revealed by Super7
A new Universal Monsters release is here featuring a blast from the past as a new Super Cyborg comes to life Inspired by the classic Henshin Cyborg line, the Creature From The Black Lagoon has arrived Standing roughly 14″ tall, the Creature has removable plates that allow fans to examine the anatomy of this lost[...]
Mystery Radio Silence Universal Monsters Film Adds Giancarlo Esposito
Universal Monsters projects are in development all over the place, but none have more speculation than whatever the mystery project Radio Silence is working on Nobody is talking, and we have no clue what monster it will feature, but we do know most of the cast Dan Stevens, Alisha Weir, Kevin Durand, Kathryn Newton, Angus Cloud, Will Catlett,[...]
Creature From The Black Lagoon Ultimate Figure Up For Order From Neca
Creature From The Black Lagoon is arguably the most popular Universal Monsters character, and with good reason The design, the music, and the performance by the late Ricou Browning It all adds up to one of the most unique and interesting monster movies of all time The character has endured in a way that makes[...]
Dracula Carfax Abbey Universal Monsters Figure Revealed By NECA
Dracula is just starting to hit stores from NECA and their Universal Monsters line, and the next one is already being revealed The Carfax Abbey black and white version of the figure was shown off by NECA, with the vampire sporting his tux from his Carfax estate More than almost any other figure in this[...]
Universal Monsters Rule the Night with Jada Toys Spooky New Releases
The crypt has been opened once again as Jada Toys just revealed their latest Universal Monsters Deluxe Dracula Bela Lugosi returned as the mighty Count Dracula with an impressive new figure, and that reveal can be seen here However, Jada Toys has been in the Universal Monsters game for quite some time with some impressive[...]
Renfield Logo Revealed By Universal, Trailer Feels Imminent
Renfield has a new logo, as the Universal Monsters film debuted the below title treatment It rules, or as the kids say, slaps, and has the excitement for the first trailer for the movie at a fever pitch The film, starring Nicolas Cage, Nicholas Hoult, Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, Adrian Martinez, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Bess Rouss, is directed by Chris McKay[...]
Count Dracula Rises Up with New 1:4 Scale Statue from Star Ace Toys
Star Ace Toys has revealed a brand new Universal Monsters collectible as the coffin of Dracula has been opened Coming in at 23.6" tall, Count Dracula is back and ready to suck your blood with incredible detail This version of the count is based on the iconic portrayal of Bela Lugosi, and Star Ace Toys[...]
Renfield Has Started Production As Of Today
The Universal Monsters film, starring Nicolas Cage, Nicholas Hoult, Awkwafina, Ben Schwartz, Adrian Martinez, Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Bess Rouss, is directed by Chris McKay and written by Rick and Morty's Ryan Ridley Skybound Entertainment's Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst, and Sean Furst are the producers[...]
NECA Continues 12 Days Of Christmas With Universal Monsters, More
They also included new reveals that Universal Monsters collectors need to take note of. Credit NECA NECA Loves Their Surprise Reveals First up is their Defenders of the Earth line, where NECA gives us classic pulp heroes from over the years This line is already bigger than anyone would have thought and features some excellent versions of these[...]
The Wolf Man Howls at the Moon with New Jada Toys Figure 
However, they are not the only ones dishing out some sweet and deadly Universal Monsters figures Jada Toys keep the horror alive with their 6" figures with legends like Frankenstein, Dracula, Bride of Frankenstein, and even the Creature from the Black Lagoon Another monster is howling at the moon with Jada Toys latest release with[...]
Universal Monsters Frankenstein is Alive Once More with Iron Studios 
Coming out of the impressive world of Universal Monsters, Frankenstein's monster comes to life with Iron Studios' latest release Coming in at 9.6" tall, this misunderstood beast is faithfully recreated in a gorgeous format Two versions of this statue will be offered with a standard and a deluxe (shown below), which add more of a[...]
Creature from the Black Lagoon Fossilized Replica Hand Hits Sideshow
It is time to own a piece of Universal Monsters history with Factory Entertainment and Sideshow Arriving from the depths of Creature from the Black Lagoon, we are returning to the 1950s to relive this legendary monster movie Coming in at 7-inch tall, this scaled replica recreates the fossilized hand of the Creature species This[...]
Monster High Universal Monsters Skellector Doll Set Revealed by Mattel
One of the more recent collabs was with Universal Monsters, with Draculaura getting a new Dracula twist It looks like another collaboration is arriving this week with a Frankenstein and The Bride of Frankenstein Skullector set! These classic movie monsters are alive once more with the Monster High styles you love These stylish and spooky[...]
Universal Monsters Arise Once More with RSVLTS Latest Spooky Release
Hit clothing company RSVLTS is ready to throw an actual Monster Mash as they debut their newest spooky clothing collection with Universal Monsters All of your favorite monsters are back with three brand new button-down shirts and a new reversible Bomber Jacket! Whether you want to swim in the Black Lagoon, take a trip to[...]
Dracula Has A Place To Sleep With New NECA Set, Up For Preorder
Dracula is coming to the NECA Universal Monsters line, having been shown off at this year's SDCC Now, a new accessory set has also been revealed to be coming as well, featuring Dracula's tomb The set will come with three animals, including a spider, an opossum, and an armadillo Also included is a cricket in[...]
Dracula NECA Figure Preorders Are Now Live After SDCC Reveal
Dracula is maybe the most anticipated of the Universal Monsters figure line from NECA, and last night on the SDCC show floor, the figure made its debut It is a perfect likeness for Bela Lugosi, and maybe the best likeness in a line full of them so far The figure is now up for order,[...]
NECA Opens Preorders On Four New Universal Monsters Figures
NECA is expanding its popular Universal Monsters line They have fully revealed the latest figure in their Ultimates line, The Invisible Man The figure comes with interchangeable heads and hands to pull off the "invisible" look, as well as a wig, cup with straw, and notebook Something about that fully wrapped head with the eye[...]
NECA Reveals Three NEW TMNT Figures, Including Mirage Casey
NECA has opened up preorders for three new TMNT figures, including two Mirage Comics figures sure to be a hit with fans and the latest Universal Monsters collaboration That figure was teased before, but now we have a great look at Splinter as Van Helsing and coming with a plethora of monster hunting accessories and[...]
Monster High Dracula Tribute Doll On Mattel Creations June 3rd
There will be a Universal Monsters tribute doll of Dracula going on sale at noon EST Friday, part of the Monster High Skullector line Man, that name is awesome The doll comes with the patented red and black cape, tuxedo, and medallion. Photographer Jason TidwellStylist Machiko Tanaka Monster High Is Back With A Vengence "On June 3rd, Mattel[...]
NECA's Black & White Universal Monsters Wolf Man Is Incredible
When NECA revealed that they had the Universal Monsters license, there was one figure and one figure only that I wanted more than any other, and that is The Wolf Man That was the first Universal Monsters film I saw way back when I was five, and it terrified me and made me a monster[...]
Blumhouse's Forms A TV Deal With The Minds Behind 'Sinister'
Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi penned the script that is based on Bram Stoker's Dracula; both writers are frequent collaborators of Kusama." With so many Universal Monsters projects in the pipeline, it was hard to remember that this one was coming However, there are those of us who were excited to see what Kusama was[...]
Renfield Has Started Production As Of Today
Renfield will be the next Universal Monsters film to hit theaters Universal has announced that the film will release on April 14th, 2023 Chris McKay is helming the project, Rick and Morty writer Ryan Ridley will spin the tale of Renfield, and it will be produced by Skybound Entertainment's Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Bryan Furst, and Sean Furst[...]