FPU contributor David Buscemi snapped these pics of an arcade strength tester on a trip to San Francisco a few years back. At some point the machine had been given a Dos Caras/Masked Superstar makeover! The 70s sideburns on this … Continued
Do yourselves a favor and pick-up J. Gonzo‘s La Mano del Destino, from Castle & Key. For its dynamic layouts, genuine love of lucha libre, attention to costuming detail and mask design, and a unique color palate that evokes old … Continued
These poorly shot and even more poorly reproduced postcard-like souvenir photos ( = awesome) are sold by blanket vendors outside the Auditorio de Tijuana, where most of these seem to have been shot. I’ve collected a lot of these over … Continued
Our previous website had a huge photo gallery of the greatest of lucha libre collectibles – the ‘bag figure.’ Remolded and re-remolded endless times from who knows when, sold in bags of 6, 8, 10, or 12, vaguely (at best) … Continued
A little 1998 flashback on a Monday, from FPU #3. La Reina Arana takes on Dita VonTeese as the Space Mummy.
No… but damn close to the hastily made-up movie versions you so often see. Rather than one of the fabled mummified corpses of the alkali-rich area of Guanajuato, this is actually the “Cemetery Warrior” figure from the 2008 Indiana Jones … Continued
There’s a nice set of latter (aka ‘fake’) Santo cover and some other Mexiluchahero goodness here.