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Lon Chaney Jr. — The Man Behind the Makeup

Just say the word “werewolf” and the image summoned readily to most minds is that of Lon Chaney Jr., in the classic Universal wolf man makeup. He will forever hold a special place in the hearts of werewolf fanatics everywhere, and without his contributions (and the contributions of his father), it’s impossible to say what…

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Neil Gaiman’s Werewolves

Much like Neil‘s gods, his scruffy angels, and his horrifying vampires, his werewolves are also surprisingly reflective. Most of the werewolves, unlike his more romantic or terrifying vampires, are more human than we are, and usually a bit on the sensitive side. If he has designed a scary werewolf, I certainly haven’t yet read about…

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