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5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

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Artist Remakes ’80s Line of Kenner’s GHOSTBUSTERS Monster Toys!

The movie was remade, so why not the toys?! Released in June of 1984, the original GHOSTBUSTERS was a smash hit at the box office, going on to become the second highest-grossing film of that year and eventually spawning a media franchise that has continually become more and more popular in the past 30+ years. […]

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The Awesome Unreleased MADBALLS You’ve Probably Never Seen!

One of the most fondly remembered gross-out toys that hit shelves in the oh-so-glorious 1980s were the Madballs, created and illustrated by artist James Groman and put out by American Greetings subsidiary company AmToy. The toys, which were popular among weird kids in the mid-late ’80s, were essentially foam balls made to look like hideous […]

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The 5 Most Valuable Funko POP! Horror Toys

They’re cute. They have big heads. And they’re EVERYWHERE. Over the course of the last couple years, Funko’s line of POP! vinyl toys has more or less taken over the world, to the point that the loveable little dudes and dudettes should probably have their own movie deal. The vinyl figures can be found even […]

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Five HALLOWEEN Franchise Characters That Deserve Action Figures

Like all the main horror franchises, HALLOWEEN has gotten no shortage of love in the world of toys and collectibles over the years. NECA, Mezco, Funko, Sideshow, and McFarlane have each put their own spin on the many looks of Michael Myers, and NECA is particularly notable in this conversation for releasing the first (and […]

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The Awesome MONSTER TRUCKS Toy Line That Never Was

We often don’t know the names of the men and women responsible for our favorite toys, but I can almost assure you that at some point in your life, you’ve played with something that was created by Mel Birnkrant. The legendary toy designer was the genius behind the beloved Trash Bag Bunch and the ill-fated […]

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Remember When The NINJA TURTLES and UNIVERSAL MONSTERS Joined Forces?!

Like GHOSTBUSTERS, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES is an ’80s property so popular that it’s as beloved and relevant today as it was when it was first introduced. And the franchises will soon share more in common than simply being enduringly popular, as sequel TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS and Paul Feig’s […]

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Learn to Practice Surgery at Home!: 10 of the Most Horrendous Toys Ever

Playtime should be fun time, but thanks to some toy manufacturers it can also be a bizarre or even wildly inappropriate time. The following toys either push the boundaries of what is acceptable by today’s standards or are just plain strange. Roy Rogers Quick Shooter Hat (1950s) For those occasions when you can’t bring a side […]

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Five FRIDAY THE 13TH Characters That Deserve Action Figures

In the world of toys, the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise has gotten so much love over the years that it’s become hard to even keep track of all the different action figures. Companies like McFarlane Toys, Sideshow Collectibles, Mezco, and NECA have milked the franchise for (almost) all it’s worth, collectively putting out toys based […]

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Remember These Original DAWN OF THE DEAD Action Figures?

With NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, George Romero quite literally created zombies as we know them today. Ten years later, he locked his flesh-eating creations inside of a shopping mall in DAWN OF THE DEAD, a sequel that proved to be every bit as innovative and important as its predecessor. Gorier and laced with even […]

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Ever Wanted To Wear An ALIEN Xenomorph Ring? Now You Can!

Today is officially ALIEN DAY! And it’s been a blast seeing everyone across our social media pages celebrate by posting their favorite xenomorph poses. We’ve been getting in on the fun with some of our editorial. Yesterday, we looked at the coolest collectibles coming out today for ALIEN DAY. Earlier today, Greg analyzed and made […]

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The Most Must-Own Collectibles Coming Out On ALIEN Day

Whether it’s National Cat Day or National Corn Dog Day, it seems like every day has been turned into its own little mini celebration of SOMETHING. But very rarely do movies get their own days, with Star Wars Day (May 4th) being the only notable exception. Well, it WAS the only notable exception, but that […]

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You Know You Want To Smoke Out Of These Horror Icon Pipes

Happy 420! This particular celebration doesn’t mean a whole lot to me as I don’t smoke. I’m a drinker, but I can appreciate how excited a lot of my friends get that are smokers. And quite frankly, if I were to pop over to their houses today and one of them pulled out the following […]