Toys of Terror #58Books/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 comes from the fine folks over at Sideshow Collectibles, coming out with the latest entry in their Dinosauria line just in time for JURASSIC WORLD: the Mosasaur Amber statue! Designed with the insight of renowned paleoartists, and cast in high-quality polystone, this seabound dinosaur stands at a staggering 20-inches tall. Featuring a rich amber coloration and reptilian spotted skin decor, you can get this statue for $299.99 (or a payment plan of $150.00 a month) here.
Next up is a particularly fun set from the always dependable people at NECA: the ALIEN collectible carton Xenomorph Egg and Facehugger set! Offering 6 Xenomorph Eggs and 3 facehuggers with bendable tails, this 7-inch scale set is a collector’s dream with a humorous edge to an all-time horror great. While this eggs-ellent set won’t be available until October, you can pre-order this collectible for $19.99 here.
Coming in at number three this week is a creepy collectible featuring the macabre mascot of metal gods Iron Maiden, as we have NECA’s life-sized POWERSLAVE bust! Standing over 20-inches tall, this resin bust from the band’s 1984 – 1985 World Slavery Tour is hand-painted and mounted on a sculpted display base for your viewing pleasure. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, you can grab this badass sculpt while supplies last for $229.99 here.
Our fourth Toy of Terror is the first ever entry for merchandiser Freeing in Toys of Terror history, featuring an iconic figure from the SILENT HILL lexicon: the Bubble Nurse Figma action figure! Coming on a fully articulated Figma stand, this 6-inch tall freaky figure comes with poseable joints and a game-accurate decor. Complete with bloody knife and pipe accessories as well as three interchangeable faces, you can add this terrifying toy to your collection for $44.99 here.
Lastly, Toys of Terror rounds out this week with another addition from Distinctive Dummies, with their classic Peter Cushing figure from DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORRORS! This 12-inch tall figure comes with custom handmade clothes as well as a likeness sculpted by Steve Thompson. Also featuring a miniature deck of tarot cards, this limited edition Dr. Terror goes for $110 (inclusive of worldwide shipping) here.