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Review: 40422 Frankenstein's Monster

This BrickHeadz, 40422 Frankenstein, is being released in a couple of weeks, in good time for Halloween. It's the first set to licence Universal's Monsters property, which encompasses horror films made by the studio in the 1920s-1950s.

Unfortunately it appears that LEGO's marketing team has failed to realise that the name Frankenstein refers to the scientist who created the monster -- Victor Frankenstein -- not the monster itself, who is nameless.

This set, then, which should have been called 'Frankenstein's Monster', is based on Boris Karloff's classic interpretation of the beast fashioned from the parts of exhumed corpses in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935) and Son of Frankenstein (1939), which were favourites of mine as a kid.

Let's get it into the laboratory and reanimate it...

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