Like all of the Lincoln Monsters Dracula bares no resemblence to Bela Lugois (although in all fairness no 70s Dracula figures do, even the licensed ones.) but the headsculpt combined with the fantastic blue bags under his eyes make for a striking figure. ..
Exclusive to this site is the very rare Count Dracula Solid Box, how this thing has haunted me.
Above is a UK carded Dracula from a 2004 find, I believe these third variants to be the last of the line and seem to only surface in the United Kingdom. The big tell of these is the torn sleeves on all of the jackets. Unlike earlier figures, these seem very slap dash, many of the characters look thrown on the cardback..
Dracula is normally found with Claw hands, I've seen normal hand versions but I've never been sure if they weren't body swaps. Above is a US Dracula, the outfit is very close to an AHI one especially the cape..
The history is sketchy but sometime after Lincoln produced the Monsters, Tomland reused the headsculpts for a series of four action figures as well as some mini monster figures. The colour schemes had changed but the figures kept that same kooky style they always had. Below is the Tomland Mini Monsters Dracula, who is just awesome:
Above a comparison shot of Lincoln Dracula along with the Tomland Mini Monster and the 8" FMOL Dracula, neat-o!
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