ESP Guitars has announced the upcoming release of a limited edition guitar featuring artwork from Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave. Continue reading for pictures and the official press release:
BELA LUGOSI'S TALES FROM THE GRAVE ELECTRIC GUITAR & COFFIN CASE!
(LOS ANGELES) ESP Guitars is coming out with a limited edition LTD Dracula Bela Lugosi Dracula Guitar. There will be only 325 of these made Worldwide. They come with a limited edition killer coffin case as well.
This guitar will be featured at Comic-Con International 2012 (SDCC 2012) in San Diego this July and will be heavily publicized by ESP in Premier Guitar Magazine in the October issue.
The Lugosi guitar will be signed by Bela Lugosi Jr., and the Artwork designer Kerry Gammill, publisher of Monsterverse Entertainment.
Monsterverse produces a line of horror comics and graphic novels including "BELA LUGOSI'S TALES FROM THE GRAVE" and "FLESH AND BLOOD."Monsterverse will have a table at the SDCC 2012 (M-11 Small Press Section) and a special Monsterverse panel - Monsterverse, Thursday, 7/12/12, 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m., Room: 8. A rare prize will be awarded of a Lugosi comic signed by make-up artist Rick Baker. Monsterverse will also have a presence at the TRICKSTER salon during the convention.
ESP has done limited edition versions of horror movie poster guitars before for musicians such as Kirk Hammett and become highly prized collectibles.
List Price is $1429.
King Guitar price is $999 Shipped.
The release date is set for October just in time for Lugosi and rock monsters to celebrate Halloween.