Mad Gasser is supposedly responsible for a series of gas attacks involving random people smelling noxious fumes in their homes in Botetourt County, Virginia in the early 1930s and Mattoon, Illinois during the wartime years of the 1940s. It's a creepy story, especially when you consider the Mattoon, Illinois attacks that seemed to happen largely to women whose husbands were away in World War 2. Let's take a look at this creepy minifigure based on an urban legend or possibly real assailant after the break...
Height: 1 3/4 inches
Monster Number: 110
Original year of Release: 1991
Monster in My Pocket had some really strong designs and the Mad Gasser of Mattoon is one of my favorites. The only real negative I can give this guy is that, like most of the Super Scary Series figures, the Mad Gasser's plastic has tended to get a bit sticky over the years. Otherwise, this is a great minifigure based on a fairly obscure occurrence. He's a Great and a 1/2 minfigure and one well worth tracking down.
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