21 Thursday 21st February 2013
Undead, undead, undead, Bela Lugosi's dead. Bauhaus were particularly forceful about that. Being dead can actually be pretty good for your career (just ask Kafka), and being one of the undead even better. In Lugosi's case, it immortalised him in the mind of millions as the architypal face of Dracula. These re-imagined illustrations by Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo of Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Frankenstein's Monster and others breath new life into old horror. Check out more of his work on his website.
Christopher Lee in Hammer House of Horror's Dracula
Shelley Duvall as Wendy Torrance in The Shining
Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's Monster in Frankenstein
Elsa Lanchester as The Bride of Frankenstein in the film of the same title
Linda Blair as Regen in The Excorcist
Bela Lugosi as Dracula in Dracula
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