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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 their 1986 Warrior Xenomorph from ALIENS! Measuring in at 22-inches tall, this fright figure comes with 30 points of articulation and a hinged jaw revealing the screen-accurate inner mouth. Featuring a blue tint design to be as close to its cinematic counterpart as possible, you can order this freaky figure HERE.
Next up this week is a statue from Hollywood Collectibles, who offer an incredible version of The Tyrant Mutant from RESIDENT EVIL! Standing at 21-inches tall, this 1:4 scale, limited-edition collectible is crafted from heavyweight polystone and hand-painted. Restricted to only 750 pieces, you can order this visceral video-game icon HERE.
Coming in at number three is a highly-anticipated offering from Mezco Toyz: the talking Tiffany figure from BRIDE OF CHUCKY! Movie-accurate and featuring 9 points of articulation, this 15-inch figure comes programmed with 6 phrases from BRIDE OF CHUCKY and with a signature, real-fabric outfit. With rooted hair, glass-like eyes and her signature “Tiff” necklace, you can pre-order this terrifying toy HERE.
Our fourth Toy of Terror this week comes from the people at Trick or Treat Studios as they bring a screen-accurate mask of “Gunther” from THE FUNHOUSE! Sculpted by Justin Mabry, this officially licensed FUNHOUSE mask was crafted from screenshots provided and approved by Universal Studios. Whether it’s an early Halloween investment or something to creep out fellow fright fans, you can pick up this petrifying plaything HERE.
Last but not least is another horrific offering from the team over at DC Collectibles, who present the “Essentials” series action figure of SWAMP THING. Measuring in at 9-inches tall, this fully-poseable replica comes with collectible clamshell packaging and a comics-accurate decor. Officially licensed and distributed by DC, you can pick up this creepy collectible HERE.