Last Toys on the Left
As mentioned previously, NECA's new line of Ghostface figures that are set for release just ahead of the new Scream 4 includes a zombie version, and today we have an early look at the guy.
In honor of the original Scream, which opened 14 years ago today, NECA has provided our first look at their new 7-inch Ghostface action figure. NECA's currently running a holiday media blitz on Twitter so be sure to follow @NECA_TOYS. Here's how they describe the new Ghostface:
The folks at Sideshow Collectibles, big teases that they are are, today offered up a sneak peek at a couple of upcoming "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" collectibles in their weekly newsletter. Curious as to which characters will be getting the Statue treatment from Sideshow?
From Idle Hands, our man Nomad's home away from home, comes word that as Scream 4 prepares to hit theaters, NECA wants to make sure you've got a little 7-inch Ghostface in hand at the theater on opening night. And you'll have two different models to choose from.
Here’s a little secret about me: I love action figures. In fact, I’ve always wanted to get myself immortalized in action figure form. And while I wait to get that dream fulfilled, Dread Central recently learned of some really fun new action figures that are making their debut this October for the indie horror comedy Beverly Lane.
As viewers of the Showtime series "Dexter" are well aware, everyone's favorite serial killer has a ritual whereby he saves a drop of blood from each of his victims on a microscope slide. Now fans can have their very own "Slide Trophy Box" prop reproduction as created by Michael Cosentino.
This October the Universal Monsters return to the pegs of a toy store near you, courtesy of Diamond Select Toys. Your favorite fiends will be released in all new, completely original lines from the MEGO-esque retro cloth series to your basic action figure format to the little, itty bitty block figures known as Minimates. Here's a quick rundown of what is on the way along with some new in-package pictures of the basic action figure line as well as the Minimate four-pack figure sets.
I don't know about your house, but ours is full of horror collectibles, and even so we're always on the lookout for new additions. Hell, we've got at least half a dozen Jason Voorheeses alone ... but there's always room for one more. And thanks to Sideshow Collectibles we'll soon have a new Premium Format Figure from Friday the 13th Part 3 to bring home. Read on for a sneak peek.
Shocker Toys is coming to this year's San Diego Comic-Con fully loaded with six summer exclusive figures, live celebrity interviews (including genre favorite Kane Hodder), artist signings, and toys in all shapes and sizes. Check them out in Booth #3849 and read on for all the details.
In the world of collectibles, there aren't a lot of older licenses left to translate into plastic, plush and resin, and among those that are, few would make for a kickass action figure. Sure WE would love a line of Star Wars-scaled Blade Runner action figures complete with flying cars and rooftop battle playset, but would the retailers stock their stores with that on a gamble?
To a rookie, the San Diego Comic-Con is all about the movie and TV show previews and the celebrities. But those who have been around the block a few times know there's more to it than that ... much more. We're talking exclusive collectibles that can only be purchased at the show, and now, thanks to Dread Central and Idle Hands, we've got your one-stop shopping list right here ready for download or transfer to your smartphone.
Who doesn't love Teddy Scares, especially their motto: "Once soft and cuddly, now dead and bloody." If you'll be at next week's San Diego Comic-Con, you can pick up the newest member of the Teddy Scares family - Abnormal Cyrus. But you'll have to act fast as there'll only be 150 pieces available at the show.
Weta has revealed its first collectible figure from Neill Blomkamp's District 9: a sculpture of Christopher Johnson and his son, the two hero "prawns" as they are condescendingly referred to by the humans of Johannesburg.
Funko, makers of fine vinyl bobbly people, ever with their twisted finger on the pulse of pop culture, are now heading back into monster territory! Their Star Wars monster bobble heads are set to hit this September, but what of the blessed month of October?? How about some Movie Monsters Plushies?!
Remember a few weeks ago NECA teased their new Predators action figures with an image of three silhouetted hunters? Well it's time to fill in the damned blanks with a boatload of plastic badassery!