Pioneering high-flyer Lizmark is the biggest name in this barch. “Misterio” is no relation the “Rey Misterios.” I’m wondering if “Mister Kat” is pre or post-Tiger Mask? The “Medusa” design is the coolest thing ever…
More obscure names here. Olimpico is the only mask I recognize, but this is likely an earlier incarnation of the more recent star.
Scored several vintage lotería card sheets recently. I’ll put up 10 or so close-up images at a time for the next several weeks. No reliable way to know when they were done, but I’m guessing from the roster they are sometime … Continued
Saturday August 17th at the Latino Comics Expo in Long Beach, CA, I ran the best panel I’ve ever done or been involved with. Entitled “Bring on The Lucha Heroes: 60 Years of Mexican Masked Wrestlers in Comics” it consisted of a half-hour … Continued
Born from the multi-media traditions of Tiger Mask, Ultimo Dragon is launching a series of graphic novels that lend a time-spanning mythos to his distinctive mask. I love the Shadow/Spider pulp-era incarnation of Dragon! Our pal Dan Madigan of Mondo Lucha-a-Go-Go fame … Continued
These inch-high stickers are on that puffy cheap vinyl common to dime and quarter capsule machines, Cracker-Jack prizes, etc. What I love is that the art actually looks like it was rendered at an inch tall, rather than a larger … Continued
I don’t know who it was who outbid me on this last month on eBay, but congrats to whoever it was…
While putting together the latest book, I realized twenty pages could have been dedicated to the horror institution that is “El Monje Loco” — part Cryptkeeper, part Zacherley, star of radio, newspaper strips, comic books, film and TV going on … Continued