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Toys: Cthulhu Cutie!

Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Toys, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2011 by ghostradioworld

When you imagine the source of the next cute toy phenom, H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulu Mythos isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.  But the people at Dreamland Toyworks pictured the fun and irony in such a creation, launching a whole series of “My Little Cthulhu” toys.  One of them is pictured above.    To see the rest of the line click here.  Sure, this is being done with tongue planted firmly in cheek.  But so were “The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and look how that ended up.

Vlad the Impaler Figure!

Posted in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , on December 29, 2009 by ghostradioworld

Wow!  Get a load at this new premium action figure from Sideshow.   For information on how to pre-order click here.


Posted in Movies, Photos, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , on March 13, 2009 by ghostradioworld

Take a gander at the detail in this new John Connor action figure from Hot Toys.  It’s so life-like, you can almost hear Christian Bale yelling at his DP.  😉



From NY Comiccon: First Look at GHOSTBUSTERS Action Figures

Posted in Ghosts, Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , on February 8, 2009 by ghostradioworld


Nice sculpts.  These look like winners.

Ghostbusters Action Figures Announced!

Posted in Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on February 5, 2009 by ghostradioworld


For years fans of the blockbuster film GHOSTBUSTERS have waited for quality collectable action figures.  They only have till June to wait.

From Action-Figure:

Sony Pictures Consumer Products and Mattel, Inc. announced today the development of a new collectible line of toys based on the world’s favorite poltergeist fighting team, the Ghostbusters, including an extensive cast of ghosts and ghostbusters – celebrating the 25th anniversary of the frightfully funny classic film “Ghostbusters.”

Mattel’s “Ghostbusters” collectible line debuts with 12-inch figures in June 2009, and will be available exclusively at Each figure will feature window box packaging and include authentic Ghostbuster equipment unique to each character. For the first time, Mattel’s line will include talent likeness of Egon Spengler, Ray Stantz, Peter Venkman and Winston Zeddemore. Select prototype figures will be on display February 6-8 at New York Comic Con and February 15 at Mattel’s New York Toy Fair Collector Preview Night (by invitation only).

Read more on the story here.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD Action Figures Released!

Posted in Movies, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on December 31, 2008 by ghostradioworld


From Dread Central:

EMCE Toys and FearWerx have confirmed that the Mego Night of the Living Dead figures are finally on their way to consumers! Multiple issues both home and abroad caused delays upon delays getting the figures done, but that is all in the past and you can finally look forward to having your own Graveyard Zombie and/or Ben Mego figures.


Read more here.

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