solid form and painted them in brighter colors. The new rubber silicon molds cost him $10,000
and he hired two museum conservators for the process. The set sold for $375 plus $10 shipping and were advertised in Toyshop Tabloid. Eventually he sold all the new alien molds.
The original sculptors were Ruth Dudley (Ruth and her sister Gladys were known local artists) and Frank Dutt. Even as kids we knew these aliens didn't last too long. The so called "waxy" plastic, which was actually polyethylene, would easily break, melt or totally disintegrate with the help of a firecracker.