Mezco Turns Elvira Into A True ‘Living Dead’ Doll

The spooky, sultry and sexy Elvira–as much a part of the Halloween scene as pumpkins, haunted houses and slasher movies–is now (more than ever) a real doll!

At this past weekend’s Mezco Con Fall 2020, Mezco Toyz announced that the Mistress of the Dark had joined the ranks of the company’s Living Dead Dolls collection, as reported by toynewsicom.

The new doll–as shown in the photo on this page–is obviously inspired by the iconic horror hostess, sporting her signature black dress, distinctive hairstyle and no-nonsense dagger.

Details on price, release date and availability were not announced as of this writing, but more information will, no doubt, be offered soon.

The Elvira persona began her macabre reign as the Queen of Halloween back in 1981 as the hostess of a Los Angeles horror movie-themed TV show. She graduated to the national stage with the feature films ElviraMistress of the Dark (1988) and Elvira’s Haunted Hills (2001).

Created by writer/actress Cassandra Peterson, the character has made hundreds of film, television and live appearances and has been the face and form of more than 1,000 licensed products.

Keep reading Horror News Network for all future appearances–both live and in product form–of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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