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Mezco’s Talking Freddy Krueger and Deluxe Stylized Jason Voorhees Figures Available to Pre-Order

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Avid horror collectors had better listen up because Mezco Toyz is currently accepting orders for two highly desirable figures of horror’s most famous screen icons.

First, there’s the 10″ Talking Freddy Krueger figure, which forms part of Mezco’s Living Dead Dolls line. All you have to do to hear him repeat some of his most famous zingers from the movies is push the discreetly hidden button on his back. Lines include: “Come to Freddy,” “You shouldn’t have buried me; I’m not dead,” and the unforgettable “Every town has an Elm Street.” 

Like most of the figures in the Living Dead Dolls line, his head is hugely oversized, displaying all his scars and burns in visceral detail.

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Freddy features an all-new head sculpt that captures his sardonic smile and infamous visage. He wears his distinctive striped sweater as seen in the original A Nightmare on Elm Street film and comes complete with his trademark razor glove and removable hat.

If this is something you’d like to own, it’s available to pre-order now for $50.00 and is expected to ship between May and July of this year.

If you’re more of a Friday the 13th person, you’re probably going to fall in love with Mezco’s Deluxe Stylized 6″ Jason Voorhees figure, which is also now availalbe to pre-order for $29.00 and will ship sometime between July and September. Whilst this figure doesn’t talk (Jason has never been one for words), he also has an enormous head, and his hockey mask can be removed to reveal his deformed visage underneath. He comes packing both an axe and a machete so you can arm Jason however you see fit, and you’ll be pleased to see that both weapons are dripping with blood.

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Mezco is giving horror’s most-feared masked maniac the stylized treatment with a deluxe figure sure to thrill. In addition to having 10 points of articulation, Jason Voorhees comes ready to slay with his signature bloody axe and machete, which have been the end of countless unhappy campers. Jason’s trademark hockey mask is removable to reveal a disfigured and scarred face sculpt based on Friday the 13th Part 3. Also included is an alternate left hand to help recreate iconic poses.

Both figures come in a window box so you can put them on display without having to take them out of their packaging.

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Mattel’s WWE Figures Showing Their Teeth…and Claws…And Other Monster Parts

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Mattel likes to keep us on our toes! Even though we attend Toy Fair every year, they still like to throw some surprises at us, often turning up in the toy aisles with no warning whatsoever. Such was the case with last year’s WWE Mutants line, which saw your favorite wrestlers transformed into crocodile men, scorpion creatures, and multi-armed freaks of nature.

This year we’ve got a similar monster theme going, with the horrific personalities utilized being from a more familiar stable.

This lineup includes:

  • Asuka as The Phantom
  • Braun Strowman as Frankenstein
  • Chris Jericho as The Mummy
  • Jake “The Snake” Roberts as The Creature
  • Roman Reigns as The Werewolf
  • Undertaker as The Vampire

Execution is a mixed bag here. Since these are lower priced figures, it’s understandable if some paint and sculpting details are lost in production; and for my taste, the “mishaps” in this line lead more to hilarity than disdain, making me want to buy them all the more.

LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MASK FACE FOR ASUKA!!!

It’s like those pictures you see of someone trying to replicate a famous baker’s pop culture cake and their attempt comes out resembling a melty, deformed monstrosity. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TIMMY!! No…don’t cry…aw damnit, Timmy. You tried.

I’m also forced to point and laugh at their Frankenstein. I totally get the patchwork idea presented here, but they seem to have sewn his tank top to his body…and that’s hysterical.

Check out the rest of the line below, and look for the lot in stores and at your favorite online toy dealer now.

Jericho:

Jake “The Snake” Roberts

Roman Reigns

The Undertaker

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Must-Own: The One:12 Collective Ghostbusters Deluxe Box Set

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Are you a huge Ghostbusters fan like I am? You are! Well, then you’ll be equally as excited as I was to hear that The One:12 Collective has an all-new Ghostbusters Deluxe Box Set coming our way October – December 2018.

The five-figure deluxe set featuring all four Ghostbusters (plus Slimer) and each boasting two head portraits: one natural and one scared expression, their own proton pack with a light-up feature, and uniforms which feature working zippers, functional pockets, nametags, and the Ghostbusters logo.

On top of that, the set also features the likeness of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson and each is packaged in a special edition, collector-friendly metal tin.

You can check out pics of the features below and then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The One:12 Collective Ghostbusters Set is available for pre-order HERE and will make their way into stores October – December 2018.

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Sideshow Teaming with Project Raygun on New Court of the Dead Tabletop Game

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If you’ve been reading this site for the past few years, you should be well aware of Sideshow’s awesome collectibles known as the Court of the Dead. If you’re as big a fan of the line as we are, then you’ll be excited to hear that a Kickstarter campaign is about to kick off for a tabletop game titled Court of the Dead: Mourners Call.

Mixing creepy cool Court of the Dead artwork and a bunch of awesome new super-detailed 3D miniatures, the game is going to be a must-have for Court fans, as well as any dark fantasy and horror enthusiasts. This highly anticipated campaign marks the latest collaborative effort between Project Raygun and Sideshow, and it will be managed by James Hudson of Druid City Games.

The Kickstarter launch is slated to commence in late April and run through mid-May. Those who contribute to the campaign have a chance to score a bunch of insane exclusives, and you can find out more by clicking here.

“Court of the Dead: Mourners Call is more than just a tabletop game; it’s an immersive in-world experience,” said Tom Gilliland, Sideshow Chief Creative Officer and creator of the Court of the Dead. Through highly-detailed card art and ornate 3D miniatures, players will be transported to the macabre and magical Underworld. Players face grave circumstances: They must balance both cooperative and competitive objectives by working with the other players to appease the morally bankrupt, oppressive celestial overlords in a way that achieves their own individual vision of a unified Underworld, ready to rise up in rebellion.

Stay up-to-date on Court of the Dead: Mourners Call news (and sign up for updates)  at MournersCall.com. A steady stream of exciting Kickstarter exclusives, deluxe milestone rewards, and special stretch goals will delight campaign supporters. For more information and details, visit ProjectRaygun.com. Learn more about Court of the Dead at CourtoftheDead.com.

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