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Check Out These Collectible Horror Pins From BUTCHOVISION!

Collectibles are the kryptonite of the nerd and geek kingdom, and perhaps in the crux of it all (save for the poor wallets of the comic book fans) are horror fanatics. You’ll be hard pressed to find any other area of cinema where collectibles are so widely made and available to purchase. For every movie […]

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This JAWS “Bath Bomb” Will Turn Your Water Blue, Then Blood Red!

Here in Los Angeles, we’re fortunate enough to have a slew of horror-related shops all within the Valley. If you’re ever visiting town, be sure to walk up and down Magnolia Blvd in Burbank and you’ll stumble onto all sorts of spooky goodies. Case in point, I popped into Dark Delicacies last week, and wrote […]

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The HELLRAISER Rubik’s Cube Puzzle Box Will Tear Your Soul Apart!

Here’s a fun little novelty item that was released by the fine fiends over at Mezco Toys last Spring that I’m only now getting wind of. When it comes to horror franchises, we tend to overdue it when it comes to buying items revolving around that franchise. Outside of the movies themselves, it can be […]

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The 10 Coolest Horror Collectibles Black Friday Gift Guide

Welcome to the most insane shopping day of the year! Whether you’ve been in line for cheap TVs for three days or prowling the interwebs, today’s all about buying things! With that in mind, here’s a look at 10 of the coolest horror collectibles ready for you to buy or pre-order right now. Whether you’re […]

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Photo Gallery: Son Of Monsterpalooza Slays Burbank Yet Again!

Twice a year, MONSTERPALOOZA, the brainchild of Eliot Brodsky, descends upon Southern California like a dark cloud that attracts like minded horror fanatics and monster enthusiasts to celebrate their love of the macabre. The main event is usually scheduled for the spring, but come mid-September, Burbank is treated to “Son of Monsterpalooza,” the slightly smaller […]

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Meet “Creepy Fig,” the Nightmarish Life-Size LEGO Man (and Comic-Con Superstar)

As happens every year, attendees at last month’s Comic-Con were confronted by hideous apparitions of all shapes, sizes and species (and a few fans in weird costumes too), but one inventive cosplayer still has folks buzzing long after they returned home from San Diego. Some of the really serious horror-themed costumes wandering the grounds can often […]

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How’d The OUIJA Board Become A Game Marketed To Kids?

The history of the famed “Ouija” board is an interesting one. How did a supposedly haunted object, created with the intent of communicating with the dead, end up becoming a mass-produced, commercially available kids’ board game?! Well, let’s go back a bit. The Ouija board was first introduced as a “talking board” or a “spirit […]

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The Hawthorne Village of Horror Classics Brought Horror Movie Locales to the Toy Shelf

Highly-detailed and full of little accessories, the pieces put out by Hawthorne Village are adored and collected the world over, and when the company touts itself as being “the premier provider of heirloom quality miniature villages,” they’re not just blowing smoke up their own butts. They truly are just that, and their exceptional pieces are […]

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These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]

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5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

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Artist Remakes ’80s Line of Kenner’s GHOSTBUSTERS Monster Toys!

The movie was remade, so why not the toys?! Released in June of 1984, the original GHOSTBUSTERS was a smash hit at the box office, going on to become the second highest-grossing film of that year and eventually spawning a media franchise that has continually become more and more popular in the past 30+ years. […]

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The Awesome Unreleased MADBALLS You’ve Probably Never Seen!

One of the most fondly remembered gross-out toys that hit shelves in the oh-so-glorious 1980s were the Madballs, created and illustrated by artist James Groman and put out by American Greetings subsidiary company AmToy. The toys, which were popular among weird kids in the mid-late ’80s, were essentially foam balls made to look like hideous […]

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Krueger’s Kids: The Most Twisted Freddy Krueger Toys Ever Made

Was he or wasn’t he? It’s a dark question that lingers in the back of my mind whenever I revisit A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. Was Freddy Krueger a child molester? It’s not something that is easy to answer. Robert Englund has attempted to clarify the issue by stating that there was a “hint of […]