Weekly Toy Roundup 5/16/14

i_love_toys_by_flyart420Damnit! I don’t make enough money to keep up with all these wonderful toys! We’ve got 4 incredible toy announcements this week, and that’s not even counting Funko finally rolling out the second edition of the horror pop figures! We’ve got an evil super hero, a horror icon, something for the christmas tree, and the Scumdogs of the Universe! Continue reading for all the info.

Donate blood, sell your kids, and start hookin’, because you need to pick these up, and pick up a couple extra for Jorge and I!

NECA – Super Freddy!

Faster than a bastard maniac! More powerful than a loco-madman! It’s… Super Freddy!

A Nightmare on Elm Street fans will appreciate NECA’s latest retro-style doll, “Super Freddy”, played by Michael Bailey Smith in the 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child!

Figures breaks the news on the San Diego Comic Con 2014 exclusive that will be sold July 24-27 at the event, and limited to only 5000 pieces (priced at $40).

It comes in a blister card with backer card custom illustrated by Christopher Ott and Geoffrey Trapp.

If you can’t attend Comic-Con, NECA will be making LIMITED QUANTITIES available both inside and outside the US. Specifics will be announced shortly before the convention begins.

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NECA – Simpsonized Stephen King

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Figures.com reports that NECA announced 5 new “Simpsonized” versions of your favorite celebrity guest stars as part of their 5″ “The Simpsons 25th Anniversary: Celebrity Guest Stars” action figure line.

Arriving this June, Series 3 includes:

Penn & Teller
Bret Hart
Stephen King
Leonard Nimoy
R.E.M.

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Hallmark – Dream Book Horror Holiday Ornaments

Part of Hallmark’s annual Dream Book were a handful of horror ornaments that will bring some extra chills to this year’s Christmas.

Some of them even make sounds! Check ‘em out below.

GODZILLA
“One of the most iconic characters in pop culture,Godzilla has been ‘King of the Monsters’ since he first smashed onto the big screen. Based on the latest and greatest iteration of the character, this ornament will unleash the unrivaled power of Godzilla with the press of a button!” Click here for audio.

JAWS
“Watch out for your fingers when you hang this ornament from the tree! With the press of a button, the “Jaws” theme song will play, making your heart race just like the first time you watched this iconic film.” Click here for audio.

ALIEN XENOMORPH
“What better way to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the science fiction thriller Alien, than to put the film’s frightening “Xenomorph” on your tree. You may even introduce a new generation of fans to this spine-chilling cult classic and its sequels.”

FRANKENSTEIN
“Add this horror movie classic icon, Frankenstein’s Monster, to your Christmas ornament collection. Remember the chills and thrills of the first time Frankenstein’s Monster came to life every time you hang it from your tree.”

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Aggronautix and Slave Pit Inc. – Oderus Urungus & Balsac The Jaws of Death Bobbleheads

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Aggronautix and Slave Pit Inc. have teamed up to create limited bobbleheads of Oderus Urungus and Balsac The Jaws Of Death, the recently deceased singer and guitarist of GWAR respectively.

Oderus, GWAR’s lead singer and broadsword swinger, stands an imposing 6.5″ tall and will lay waste to any opposing his reign of terror. Dutifully worship Balsac, guitarist for GWAR, while keeping out of decapitation distance. He stands 7.5″ tall from horn to hoof.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Dave Brockie Fund, a charity with the mission of promoting the advancement of music, images, letters and performances in the arts. It will endeavor to encourage promising talents, and preserve the legacy of Dave’s works. It intends to be a support system to those who have dedicated their lives in pursuit of creativity. http://www.gwar.net/dave-brockie-fund

These bobbleheads are limited to 1,000 copies and can be pre-ordered here.

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