Next NECA Ninja Turtles Universal Monsters Figure Is Leo as Ygor
Igor, or Ygor, is seldom thought of as an A-list Universal Monsters character, though it’s from those classic movies that he originates. Initially played by Bela Lugosi in Son of Frankenstein, Ygor debuted as a deranged grave-robber with a broken neck, who commanded the monster to do evil deeds. In the years since, he’s been amalgamated with Dr. Frankenstein’s original hunchbacked cinematic lab assistant, Fritz. And NECA‘s newest figure reveal continues that treatment. Per their description, “Introducing Leonardo as Ygor the Hunchback! He’s the brains behind the Monster… and has the jar to prove it.”
Leonardo normally leads the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, so it’s a surprise to see him take a subservient role. But it suggests, perhaps, that the whole first wave will go Frankenstein-related, following Raphael’s reveal as the monster. Tech nerd Donatello would make an ideal Dr. Frankenstein, and April might become a distinctive Bride.
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Take a look at the full figure tease below:
Further details and pricing remains unrevealed. But if it’s anything like the Frankensteined Raph, it’ll run $34.99. (Note: Superhero Hype is part of the Entertainment Earth affiliate network, and may earn fees based on purchases through site links.)
What do you think of Leo as Ygor? What other Turtle mashups should NECA do next? Let us know in comments.
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