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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 the good folks at NECA, featuring a Deluxe ALIENS two-pack of Ripley and Newt figures! Standing at 7-inches and 5-inches tall, respectively, these figures come with an exclusive new deco and headsculpt, flamethrower accessory, and 25 points of articulation! Featuring the authorized likenesses from the sci-fi horror epic, you can grab these creepy collectibles HERE.
Next up this week is another offering for WALKING DEAD fans, offering up a new Season 6 edition of Carl Grimes! From McFarlane Toys, this frightening figure stands at 7-inches tall and features an alternate gunshot wound head, removable bloody poncho and removable hat! Crafted from the likeness of actor Chandler Riggs, you can pick up this excellent variant HERE.
Coming in at number three is a highly-anticipated offering from Funko: the “Lord of Terror” POP! figure from DIABLO! Standing at 3-and-3/4-inches tall, this vinyl figure is guaranteed to please fans of the visceral video game. Perfect for POP! Collectors and DIABLO die-hards, you can order this bad boy HERE.
Our fourth Toy of Terror this week comes from the people at Trick or Treat Studios as they bring an incredible Lovecraft creature mask! Sculpted by Jeff Death, this macabre mask comes directly from the infamous Death Studios and inspired by the wicked work of H.P. Lovecraft himself. For those intent on taking their Halloween to the next level, you can pre-order this petrifying plaything HERE.
Last but not least is an exciting new set from Sideshow Collectibles, as they offer up a bust of the The Old Witch from EC Comics! Featuring a 13-inch tall sculpt, this sixth-scale figure comes from cold cast porcelain and a mock tombstone of the one-and-only William Gaines! Crafted by Tweeterhead, you can order this sinister statue HERE.