But does he stick the landing? Nifty 60s superhero-esque shot of Rayo de Jalisco. I’ve seen this photo mislabeled as the serial hero La Sombra Vengadora, but that predecessor costume only had the lightning bolt down one leg, and featured … Continued
The superb Brian Ralph did this pin-up of the buxom ring bunny for us, published in the all-too-rare HOODWINK #1 in 2003.
My modest collection of 4″ wall busts, some signed even.
We’ve always celebrated the kinship – both visual and spiritual – between Mexican masked wrestler superheroes and Italian masked anti-heroes and super-thieves. Lee Faulk’s The Phantom was the pre-historic nexus of these two 60’s multi-media offshoot species. Characters like SuperArgo … Continued
There’s an action figure customizer in Mexico called El Diablo Toys doing some great toys of obscure ring stars of the past and classic movie characters. I’m particularly enamored of these bag figures turned into masked men and monsters from … Continued
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