Toys of Terror #71Books/Art/Culture,Features/Interviews,News Ken W. Hanley
Welcome to TOYS OF TERROR, Fango’s weekly feature exhibiting the coolest horror accessories across the web. Whether you’re a collector, connoisseur or simply making your love of horror a family affair, these petrifying playthings are likely to impress even the most heartless horror fan. So if you’re searching for a ghoulish gift, look no further…
Our first Toy of Terror this week is the second consecutive entry from Tweeterhead, featuring the perfect accessory for last week’s column lead-off, the Christmas-themed Elvira Bust: the official Elvira dagger! Measuring at 5-inches in length, this bejeweled prop dagger is cast from the original mold from ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK. Good for breaking hearts in the literal sense, this Elvira dagger can be all yours HERE.
Coming in at number two this week is from the rarely featured folks at Bif Bang Pow! Collectibles: the Werewolf Ethan figure from PENNY DREADFUL! One of the several PENNY DREADFUL figures premiered at Entertainment Earth as a part of their Comic Con exclusives, this 6-inch figure comes with 18 points of articulation and is made of a soft, bendable PVC plastic. Limited to 2,400 pieces, you can order these bad boys HERE.
Next up this week is a collectible from the Funko POP! Series, who offer their specific spin on ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW’s Riff Raff! Made of vinyl and standing at 3-and-¾-inches tall, this POP! figure gives ROCKY HORROR fans a chance to own this collectible of Richard O’Brien’s infamous character from the macabre musical. So whether you’re a Funko completist or a ROCKY HORROR die-hard, you can pick up this figure HERE.
Our fourth Toy of Terror this week comes from the people at Gentle Giant as they bring THE WALKING DEAD’s Rick Grimes in a massive, screen-accurate statue! Standing at 18-inches tall and featuring a screen-accurate visage of Sheriff Rick in his 5th Season garb, this statue is digitally sculpted of hand-painted polystone. Individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity, this 1:4 scale statue can lead any WALKING DEAD fan’s collection HERE.
Last but not least is another trusted release from the gang over at Diamond Select Toys, who offer a stylized take on the titular terror from PREDATOR! Completely resculpted by acclaimed artist Eli Livingston, this thermal-colored bust stands at 9-inches tall and features an accurately detailed replica of an unmasked Predator. Doubling as a petrifying piggy bank, you can pre-order this creepy collectible for $22.99 HERE.