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Universal Monsters Illustrated Topps-1994
Notes: The set features nine groups of eleven cards covering each of nine movies. Card backs show a second image, often a photo, with text describing both sides of the card. Thanks much to Mike Fitzpatrick for the list and the hard work capturing text!
Box: 36 packs of 8 cards. Common sets (100): approx. 2.82 per box if collation were perfect. No. Text Describing Card Front 1 UMI Title Card (art by Hugh Fleming) Dracula (art by Whilce Portacio, except #2 by Basil Gogos) 2 This landmark film launched Universal's legendary series of horror 3 At Borgo Pass in the mist-shrouded mountains of Transylvania, Coun 4 "I am...Dracula!" Cordially welcoming his new guest, Count Dracula 5 As Dracula's bloodthirsty brides hover over the fallen Renfield, t 6 Shipbound for England, Dracula stands gaunt on the storm-tossed de 7 Dracula invades London, transforms himself into a bat and penetrat 8 Count Dracula tempts Renfield with "rats...thousands of them! All 9 Prof. Van Helsing confronts Count Dracula in a dramatic showdown, 10 Despite Prof. Van Helsing's safeguards, Mina falls under the super 11 At Carfax Abbey, Renfield is savagely attacked and destroyed by hi 12 Van Helsing drives a wooden stake through Dracula's black heart as Frankenstein (art by Mark Chiarello, except #13 by Basil Gogos) 13 James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) is and will probably remain the 14 At the cemetery in the dead of night, Dr. Frankenstein and his hun 15 In the laboratory, Frankenstein, Fritz, and the doctor's uninvited 16 After the lab table returns to its original position, the Monster' 17 The Frankenstein Monster stands dramatically in the doorway of the 18 As Dr. Frankenstein ponders what to do with his creation, dwarf hu 19 The Monster confronts a little girl, Maria, by the lake and accide 20 It's Henry and Elizabeth Frankenstein's wedding day, and an irate 21 The torch-carrying villagers pursue Frankenstein and his creation 22 Atop the burning windmill, the Frankenstein Monster throttles his 23 The Monster, pinned by a fallen beam, screams in agony as he is bu The Mummy (art by Kelly Jones, except #24 by Basil Gogos) 24 More a tragic love story than a traditional horror chiller, The Mu 25 In Egypt, archeologist Sir Joseph Whemple, young Ralph Norton and 26 Norton, reading the Scroll of Life, looks up in utter horror as th 27 Somehow, Im-Ho-Tep has transformed himself from a rotting, bandage 28 Ardath Bey in the Cairo Museum at night, reciting from the Scroll 29 In an ancient Egyptian-styled apartment, Ardath Bey and Helen (the 30 In the flashback from ancient Egypt observed by Ardath Bey and Hel 31 Im-Ho-Tep, his tongue torn out, is wrapped in bandages and buried 32 Trying to burn the Scroll of Life in his fireplace, Sir Joseph Whe 33 At Ardath Bey's ancient Egyptian-styled apartment, reborn Mummy Im 34 Blasted by the statue of Isis, Im-Ho-Tep crumbles into a grotesque The Invisible Man (art by Bill Sienkiewicz, except #35 by Joe Smith) 35 The Invisible Man (1933) was James Whale's robust adaptation of th 36 On the icy plains during a snowstorm, scientist Jack Griffin, head 37 The bandaged and bundled-up Griffin gives the inhabitants of the L 38 "You're crazy to know who I am, aren't you?" rants a mad, laughing 39 Jack Griffin, now re-bandaged and in a robe, sits across from Dr. 40 Mad with his own power, Griffin gestures defiantly as poor Flora lo 41 The ghost-like Invisible Man, wanted by the authorities, slaughters 42 At a train traffic station, the Invisible Man throttles the station 43 Griffin's nasty revenge on Kemp. After the scientist betrays him, t 44 Trapped in a flaming barn, the Invisible Man throws open the door a 45 Griffin's return to visible self, the final metamorphosis. From a s The Bride of Frankenstein (art by Mike Mignola, except #46 by Basil Gogos) 46 Unquestionably the finest horror film ever produced by Universal, T 47 Encouraged by Lord Byron, Mary Shelley "opens up her pits of hell" 48 Somehow, the Monster survived the windmill fire. Now he emerges fro 49 Dr. Pretorius proudly displays his living creations: mini-people in 50 The Monster, captured by hate-crazed villagers in the woods and hoi 51 No prison can contain the Frankenstein Monster for long. He breaks 52 The Monster and a blind, reclusive hermit become friends. They enjo 53 More mad lab excitement with Drs. Frankenstein and Pretorius throwi 54 The scientists stare in awe as their newest creation, the Bride, st 55 The Frankenstein Monster confronts his reluctant Bride and gently s 56 "Get away from that lever - You'll blow us all to atoms!" shouts Dr The Wolf Man (art by Brian Stelfreeze, except #57 by Basil Gogos) 57 After stumbling with Henry Hull as The Werewolf of London (1936), U 58 Lawrence Talbot is reunited with his father, Sir John, at the Talbo 59 In the forest, Larry Talbot struggles with a four-footed werewolf - 60 Confronting the old gypsy woman Malaeva, a desperate Larry Talbot p 61 It's a full moon, and the horrors of lycanthropy strike Larry Talbo 62 In the misty graveyard, the fully-formed Wolf Man attacks a hapless 63 Caught in a steel trap, the Wolf Man rolls about on the forest grou 64 Larry Talbot, convinced he's responsible for the various killings, 65 "Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, may 66 It's father against son as Sir John Talbot, armed with Larry's silv 67 An astonished, heartbroken Sir John kneels beside the dead body of Creature From the Black Lagoon (art by Crash, except #68 by Basil Gogos) 68 A product of the 1950's science fiction craze (it was filmed in 3-D 69 The Creature, a prehistoric manphibian, dwells in the mysterious, d 70 Left behind to guard Dr. Maia's camp, Brazilian natives Luis and To 71 Beautiful Kay Lawrence goes for a swim in the Black Lagoon, unaware 72 Scientists David Reed and Mark Williams encounter the Creature for 73 As night falls, the drugged, but still formidable Gill Man emerges 74 Although drugged, the Creature still has enough strength to maul an 75 Imprisoned by the scientists aboard The Rita, the Creature smashes 76 The vengeful Creature grabs Mark Williams by the leg and drags him 77 In his underwater lair, the Gill Man carries off Kay Lawrence as sp 78 Dr. Maia and Lucas, having reached the underwater grotto through th This Island Earth (art by Al Williamson, except #79 by Basil Gogos) 79 One of the last Hollywood films photographed in the astounding thre 80 As nuclear scientist Cal Meacham and his assistant Joe Wilson watch 81 Brack, one of Exeter's other-worldly assistants, shoots a deadly n 82 Trying to escape, the small plane containing scientists Cal Meachum 83 Aboard the flying saucer, Cal and Ruth are placed inside giant glas 84 In deep space, Exeter's flying saucer engages in a battle with come 85 Exeter and his human companions make their way across the battered 86 The savage Mutant attacks Exeter as he helps the Earth people escap 87 Exeter waxes poetic as his native world dies. " A lifeless planet.. 88 The still-living Mutant stowaway chases Ruth all around the flying 89 After Cal and Ruth are returned safely to Earth, Exeter's flying sa The Incredible Shrinking Man (art by Dave Dorman, except #90 by Joe Smith) 90 The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) was Universal's last important 91 An astonished Robert Scott Carey stands atop his brother's boat as 92 Scott Carey's body is completely engulfed in the weird radioactive 93 Now shrinking at an alarming rate, Carey is literally held in the h 94 A desperate Scott Carey fights for his life, trying to close the do 95 Now trapped in the basement, the Incredible Shrinking Man must have 96 Scott manages to light a giant match in his quest for survival in t 97 The basement heater breaks, and before Scott knows it, he's caught 98 The truly terrifying, fight to the death between the Incredible Shr 99 The battle for the basement continues to rage. Scott defends himsel 100 "I looked up, as if somehow I might grasp the heavens," ponders Sco CHASE CARDS Monsterchrome Cards (1:9 packs) M1 Universal Monsters [group] M2 Dracula M3 Frankenstein M4 The Mummy M5 The Invisible Man M6 Bride of Frankenstein M7 The Wolf Man M8 Creature From the Black Lagoon M9 This Island Earth M10 The Incredible Shrinking Man HorrorGlow Cards (1:18 packs) H1 Frankenstein (art by John Byrne) H2 Creature From the Black Lagoon (art by Todd McFarlane) H3 The Mummy (art by Mark Schultz) H4 The Wolf Man (art by Joe Quesada) Box-Topper poster -- Universal Monsters Illustrated (10-1/2" x 17") PROMO CARDS -- The Mummy (HorrorGlow; art by Mark Schultz) -- Bride of Frankenstein (art by Mike Mignola; dealer promo) -- This Island Earth (art by Al Williamson; Non-Sport Update; also in cello pack with promos from 8 other sets) -- Classic Creatures of Horror & Fantasy (oversized 5-1/4" x 7-1/4"; inset with image of Mike Mignola artwork above; Previews)©2005 Jeff Allender. 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