Last Toys on the Left
Over the years NECA Toys has delivered the goods on a constant basis. At this year's Toy Fair they introduced a trio of new Freddy figures from the classic A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise that showcased some of their best work with the character to date. Now comes the fourth and, dare we say it, the best.
When you think "cuddly", zombies aren't exactly the first things that come to mind. "Creepy", on the other hand, definitely fits. Thanks to Mezco Toyz, we have a set of three lovably freaky, ghoulishly cute zombies as the newest additions to the company's Creepy Cuddlers family. The trio of characters includes:
Who doesn't love playing with the dead? Sure, they can be a little stiff, but if you keep those limbs moving, you should be pretty okay. As for the smell? Well, there's not much that can be done in that department. Small price to pay for all that macabre fun though, dontcha think? From the Press Release:
You know what's cool? When it comes to movie franchises the toy world knows what's badass and what's not. For instance ... NECA Toys is still pumping out A Nightmare on Elm Street figures using Robert Englund's likeness and not the recent Jackie Earle Haley meatball head from the pitiful remake.
We live in a future where the captains of industry know the key to raking in buckets of money is to take a pop culture icon we love and transform it into something so irresistibly cute, no child, tween, lady or man who would wish to remain anonymous can say no.
Yep, it's true ... thanks to the Tonner Doll Company, fans of Ian Somerhalder's smoldering portrayal of Damon Salvatore will soon have their own mini version of the bad boy vamp they can display at home. Here's the lowdown:
Wow. It seems as if the collectible line of Living Dead Dolls has been around forever, doesn't it? In truth these murderous little scamps have been lining the shelves of collectors for years. 13 of them to be exact. From the Press Release: Triskaidekaphobics, beware! In 2011 the Living Dead Dolls celebrate their 13th anniversary.
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.