Toys of Terror #81Books/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 entry from Fantasy Flight, and features the FURY OF DRACULA board game! Playable for up to five participants, this cat-and-mouse game pits one Dracula against up to four vampire hunters with thematic and intuitive mechanics that can turn the hunted into the hunter. With new art and streamlined combat rounds. you can add this Gothic game to your collection HERE.
Coming in at number two this week is the latest from NECA, who offer a screen-accurate take of the original 1954 Godzilla, complete with a black-and-white decor! Standing at 6-inches tall with a head-to-tail measurement of 12-inches, this figure features 30 points of articulation as well as a bendable tail. Based on the kaiju’s original cinematic design, you can pick up this freaky figure HERE.
Next up is a collectible that is guaranteed to please fans of THE WALKING DEAD, with The Coop’s zombie arm dog toy! Measuring in at 23-inches long and featuring a latex zombie hand, this officially licensed dog toy makes for the perfect bonding tool for WALKING DEAD watchers and their respective hounds. For those who want to prep their pet for the zombie apocalypse, you can pick up this gory toy HERE.
Following that Toy of Terror is another entry from the folks at Diamond Selects, offering an iconic fright figure from a horror comedy classic: Slimer from GHOSTBUSTERS! Standing at 6-and-1/2-inches tall, this light-up statue marks the first ever resin figure from the property and comes with a certificate of authenticity! Limited to 1,984 pieces, this green ghoul can complete any die-hard GHOSTBUSTER fans’ creepy collection HERE.
The final Toy of Terror this week is yet another great NECA offering, who present a die-cast metal replica set of the iconic vehicles of the ALIEN franchise! With each standing at 5-to-6-inches in length, this 12-figure set features multiple UD-4L Cheyenne Dropships, M577 Armored Personnel Carriers, the “Origin” Derelict Ships and the Fossilized Space Jockeys. So whether you’re an ALIEN completist or a NECA favoritist, you can pick up this spine-tingling selection HERE.