Toys of Terror #78Books/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 an offering from Funko Toys, and features a POP! stylized statue of the resident horror antihero of the DC Universe… SWAMP THING! Standing at 3-and-3/4-inches tall, this vinyl figure adds this monstrous crimefighter to the Funko POP! canon. Presented in a open-window display mirrored akin to all POP! releases, fright fanatics can grab this creepy creature HERE.
Coming in at number two this week is the latest from NECA, who offer the must-buy horror collectible of the year with their life-size, latex & foam ALIEN egg and facehugger set! Standing at 36-inches tall, this figure features wired armature in the egg to open with screen-like accuracy as well as a full-size facehugger with a bendable tail. With a switch that can emit an LED glow from the egg, you can pre-order this terrifying set HERE.
Next up is an eerie entry from the gang over at Mezco Toyz, who offer a twisted take on the most infamous terror toy, Chucky! Featuring a new stylized roto design, this 7-inch figure comes with 7 points of articulation as well as a knife accessory and screen-accurate decor. A must-have for die-hard Chucky collectors, you can pre-order this frightening item HERE.
Our fourth Toy of Terror this week is another entry from NECA, offering a fantastic figure of Eddie from Iron Maiden’s unforgettable 2 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT cover! Measuring in at 8-inches tall and featuring an interchangeable right hand, this replica offers real fabric clothing and an assault rifle accessory. For fans of both the metal and the macabre, you can get this terrifying toy HERE.
Last but not least this week is an entry from Warpo Toys, featuring a full set of characters based on the lore of H.P. Lovecraft from their LEGENDS OF CTHULU series! Standing at 3-and-3/4-inches tall, this 12-pack of figures each carry character-specific accessories and are appropriately articulate. Featuring four frightening designs from the heart of Lovecraft’s Cthulu mythos, you can add this limited edition set to your chilling collection HERE. And don’t forget to pick up Warpo’s “Krampus” Plush Toy via Kickstarter HERE.