Lincoln International Dracula.
Like all of the Lincoln, Monsters Dracula bears no resemblance to Universal’s Bela Lugosi (although in all fairness no 70s Dracula figures do, even the licensed ones.) but the head sculpt combined with the fantastic blue bags under his eyes make for a striking and charming action figure.
The outfit is clearly aping the Azrak-Hamway Dracula figure.
Lincoln International Dracula Solid Box
This item was truly my “white whale” for many years as it’s one of the toughest to find of the solid boxes (and they’re all no picnic).
Lincoln International Dracula Card
Above is a “B” card or sometimes referred to as “UK Card” Dracula, the ragged sleeves on the figure is one of the bigger indicators it represents a later product time.
The card back is an obvious copy of the US cards and the figure is a “B” style variant as mentioned in Toy-Ventures magazine issue 3.
On the Left a “B” variation Lincoln International Dracula, these usually are found in the United Kingdom. Generally these are found with ragged sleeves but the bigger tell is the plain white shirt.
On the Right, the earlier “A” variant with his ruffled shirt which is . There are two versions of this figure as well, with one having a head cast in green spray painted flesh, likely a production error and one he shares with Frankenstein but in reverse order. It’s likely these two got mixed up during production.
Above a comparison shot of Lincoln Dracula along with the Tomland Mini Monster and the 8″ FMOL Dracula, neat-o!
Issue 3 of Toy-Ventures Magazine features the most comprehensive guide to the Lincoln Monsters every created with a detailed history of the company and of course, all the many iterations of the characters themselves.