Trick or treat!
I can’t really give you a reason I dig the Mummy — or any mummies, really — more than his monstrous brethren like Frankenstein’s monster or Dracula. I never really thought about it until I started casting about for a theme for this year’s 13 COVERS Halloween celebration.
Maybe it’s because the Mummy was the one monster Mego I vaguely recall wanting as a kid…
Or maybe it’s this:
Hell, I don’t know. I just know that mummies are cool, so they get the nod.
So happy Halloween, folks! Just make sure you inspect those apples…
— REEL RETRO CINEMA: THE MUMMY, by Rob Kelly. Click here.
— BATMAN #237: O’Neil and Adams on the Greatest Halloween Comic Ever. Click here.
Cover images and credits from the undead Grand Comics Database.