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#SDCC16: First Look at The Twilight Zone 6-Figure Color Pin Mate Set

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It’s been our pleasure to team up with Entertainment Earth and Bif Bang Pow! to introduce several of the exclusive horror figures they’ll be bringing to next month’s San Diego Comic-Con. Today marks their final announcement for “The Twilight Zone”: a 6-figure color wooden Pin Mate set.

The eclectic group joins the Convention-exclusive “Dexter” Pin Mate revealed last week along with all of the companies’ other Pin Mate figures.

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About “The Twilight Zone” Pin Mate Wooden Figure Set:
Six classic, beloved characters are re-imagined for the very first time as rare color Pin Mate collectible wooden figures – available only at Entertainment Earth. A must-have for any fan of “The Twilight Zone,” this never-before-seen wooden figure set showcases episode-specific characters, which are individually numbered within the series (included on the packaging as well as the bottom of each figure).

  • Mystic Seer from “The Nick of Time” is number 1.
  • Gremlin from “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” is number 2.
  • Kanamit from “To Serve Man” is number 3.
  • Uncle Simon Robot from “Uncle Simon” (represented by Bif Bang Pow! for the first time ever) is number 4.
  • Talky Tina from “Living Doll” is number 5.
  • Invader from “The Invaders” is number 6.

Designed to highlight the characters in color, each retro-style figure is wrapped in 360-degree, hand-painted artwork that includes some decal elements. Limited to only 800 sets, the personalized production of the hand-painted artwork gives each figure a one-of-a-kind authenticity that cannot be duplicated. Plus, as an Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive, each limited edition set is individually numbered with a holographic sticker – making this already highly collectible set even more collectible! Ages 14 and up.

Not attending San Diego Comic-Con 2016? *PRE-ORDER at Entertainment Earth now by clicking the above link! And be sure to visit EntertainmentEarth.com to see all their SDCC exclusives.

(*NOTE: This item will first be sold during San Diego Comic-Con 2016 at Entertainment Earth Booth #2343. If supplies remain after the show, pre-orders will be filled and shipped to you then – in August 2016.)

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UK Toy Fair 2018: Entertainment Earth Unveils a Nosferatu Glow in the Dark ReAction Figure

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Toy Fair 2018 is officially under way in the UK, and we’re honored to team up with Entertainment Earth to reveal their exclusive Nosferatu Glow in the Dark ReAction Figure. It’s a variant of the “regular” Nosferatu, which is the most popular figure in this line.

We have the full details and a few images below so dig in!

About the Nosferatu Glow in the Dark ReAction Figure:
Count Orlok comes complete with eerie green glow. The Nosferatu Glow in the Dark ReAction Figure – Entertainment Earth Exclusive takes his inspiration from years gone by, bringing the famous monster to “life” as a 3-3/4-inch scale action figure – but with an evil aura.

Packaged on a retro 6-inch x 9-inch cardback, classic figure collectors can’t miss this awesome figure! Ages 14 and up. It’s being produced in a limited quantity.

CLICK HERE for more info and to pre-order yours now! It’s scheduled to arrive in February 2018.

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Funko Giving Jurassic Park the Pop! Treatment as Only They Can

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It is no secret we’re BIG fans of Funko’s Pop! Vinyl line here at DC HQ, and now they’ve announced a new series that has made our hearts just about burst… read on for a look at Pop! Movies: Jurassic Park, heading our way in February. The regular figures are awesome on their own, but wait until you see the exclusives!

From the Funko Blog:
Jurassic Park fans, get excited! To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic film’s appearance on the silver screen, Jurassic Park is coming to Pop!

This series of Pop! features paleontologist Dr. Grant, Jurassic Park CEO John Hammond, mathematician Dr. Malcolm, and embryo-smuggler Dennis Nedry. (Keep an eye out for Dr. Ellie Sattler in Pop! Rides coming soon.)

We couldn’t forget the Jurassic Park dinosaurs! Featured in this line are the great T. rex, Velociraptor, and Dilophsaurus. Look for the Dilophosaurus chase, a rarity of 1-in-6.

Be on the lookout for exclusives. At Target you can find a wounded Dr. Malcolm, and the Dennis Nedry and Dilophosaurus 2-pack is available only at Entertainment Earth.

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Vintage Toy Finder ALERT! If You Collect This Is a MUST-READ!

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Anyone who knows me knows that when it comes to collectibles, I’m like a moth to a flame. Especially vintage toys. I, like many of you, grew up in a dysfunctional family circus. When I reached a certain age, my parents saw fit to take my most beloved toys and give them away to younger kids or just trash them completely. I’m still devastated. My childhood was pretty much nil, and I’ve been swimming in chaos ever since.

Once things finally “calmed down” a bit, I began reclaiming these relics of happier times. Damned straight I got an 18″ Kenner Alien, a Stretch X-Ray doll, a Mighty Men and Monster Maker, the Bermuda Triangle board game, etc. I revel in them as few items make me as happy as they do. As a result I always keep my eye out for things, specifically horror related toys I may have missed.

Enter 1967’s Ka-Bala, the most insane and intricate Ouija board I’ve ever seen. I don’t use Ouijas, but once I saw this, it was love at first shiver. The problem with collecting toys like this is that rarely can you find them complete. For Christmas Debi tracked down Ka-Bala for me, BUT we were missing the instructions. There’s not much sense in playing or having a board game if you don’t know said rules.

I scoured the Internet but only came up with a few sites that were charging astronomical prices for replacement parts and/or instructions. It was ludicrous. So I busted out my Creepy resources and asked our resident board game loony David Hahn, who writes Last Meeple Standing for us, for some help. Within days he and his wondrous wife, Tiffany (who also works with David on Meeple), led me to a site called Lost and Found Vintage Toys maintained by Brenda Roudabush.

Brenda, who says she has “gotten to play happiness broker several times reuniting vintage kids with their old long lost toys,” got right to work and sent me some amazing scans of the instructions and more.

After piquing my interest with her knowledge of such things, I can’t recommend her more. If you’re a collector, and chances are very good that you are because, well you’re reading this, make sure to check out the site listed above. It’s like an encyclopedia of happiness! Enjoy, and tell her Creepy sent ya!

For even more fun check out my other go-to toy site, Raymond Castile’s Gallery of Monster Toys. Quick trivia re Ray… He’s the spitting image of Coffin Joe and played young Zé do Caixão in José Mojica Marins’ 2008 film Embodiment of Evil. How friggin’ cool is that? It’s a small and sometimes wonderful world, I tell ya!

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