The Full Moon Rises Upon The Iron Studios Art Scale Wolfman StatueJose Lopez
Fans of classic horror films should rejoice now that Iron Studios has announced that they’re adding to their Universal Horror line of 1:10 scale statues. Following up on their previously revealed The Mummy piece, the Brazilian-based company has now placed up for preorder both Standard and Deluxe versions of The Wolfman!
Based on the 1941 iconic movie of the same name, the Wolfman statue looks as if the monster has stepped right off of the silver screen and into our collections. Iron Studios has done a fantastic job of capturing the intricacies of actor Lon Chaney’s appearance in the film, even under plenty of special effects make-up.
There will be two versions of the tenth scale statue, one with the barebones Wolfman figure and one with an additional and beautifully-crafted graveyard base. Obviously, as I always do, I prefer the Deluxe Version because why rob myself of all the bells and whistles? The graveyard looks great, fully adding to the creepy tone of the statue itself.
While I appreciate horror in all of its forms, there’s just something about the classic 1940s Universal horror icons that will never get old. Iron Studios bringing them to life for a new generation is truly great and I can’t wait to see what monster will be next.
The Iron Studios Universal Monsters – Wolfman 1:10 Art Scale Statue is available in both Standard and Deluxe Versions and is slated for a Q4, 2022 release.
Lurking through the night, between concrete headstones in an old cemetery, a hybrid human and wolf creature watches the full moon illuminate its hunting ground and command its cursed metamorphosis.
Once a gentle and a quiet man, of whom only the clothes of that time remain and now a predatory beast with sharp fangs and claws. Using his keen animal senses to locate his next victim, he howls, announcing his presence and in growls, lunges for the attack like a deadly beast. Adding to the collection of the most iconic movie monsters, Iron Studios presents its statue “The Wolf Man Deluxe – Art Scale 1:10 – Universal Monsters”, featuring another horror classic, acclaimed and worshiped by fans since the 1940s.
Part of the Universal Monsters horror film franchise, produced by Universal Pictures between the 1930s and 1950s, The Wolf Man of 1941 features the story of Larry Talbot, played by Lon Chaney Jr. When he returned to his ancestral home in Wales for his brother’s funeral while defending a young girl from a werewolf attack, despite having defeated the beast, he was wounded by the animal, thus becoming the heir to this curse, and this prediction had been made by a Gypsy fortune-teller named Maleva. On the night of the full moon following this episode, he transformed and killed several villagers. After the film’s success, Lon Chaney Jr. repeated his classic role as Wolf Man in four sequels and was the only Universal monster played by the same actor in all of his 1940s film appearances.
Wolf Man is added to Iron Studios’ collection as one more pop icon inspired by the horror movies that introduced the first shared universe of characters. They were immortalized in distinct film productions, which defined the visual identity of these monsters and are present in world pop culture to this day.