Category Archives: Mezco

Horror Month toy giveaway

Hey everybody, check this out: Mezco Toyz is looking to drum up interest in their new 7" horror-movie line, Cinema of Fear, and they provided us with prizes for a contest! You want to win some exclusive variant toys? Then … Continue reading

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yo - Non-Petroleum Plastics

In his new review of Roger the Homunculus from Mezco's Hellboy Series 2, Poe bemoaned the rising cost of toys, and how it's related to the rising cost of oil. He also mentioned that there are lots of alternatives to … Continue reading

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A horror-related question

I just have to say - do Jason, Freddy and Leatherface really sell as well as they seem to, judging from the way toy companies go after the license? They've had toys from McFarlane and NECA, and even had several … Continue reading

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One last "After Life"/"Attack of the Living Dead" post

In our review of the great little Mez-Itz Monsters Series 2, we mentioned that one of the character, Dr. Mezitstein, was mentioned in the backstory of the After Life/Attack of the Living Dead line. Since Poe didn't actually provide this … Continue reading

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Have you got the guts?

A small footnote: in his Attack of the Living Dead: Earl review, Poe said, "Yes, in what may be an action figure first, Earl has removable intestines. They're rubbery and disgusting in the great tradition of gross toys." And now, … Continue reading

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Living Dead

In 1968, a relatively unknown filmmaker named George Romero made a little film called Night of the Living Dead. Though relatively low-budget, it became one of the earliest cult films and spawned an entire sub-genre of horror movies that continue … Continue reading

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Ahoy! Stand fast and prepare to be boarded!

Weigh anchor, ye land lubbers, for today be Talk Like A Pirate Day, and OAFE be ready to do just that. We're sailing right past Transformers Tuesday this week to, instead, talk like pirates. We actually got a jump on … Continue reading

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Monkey Boy - Gosh Darn Exclusives!

Exclusives. Yeesh. In the past, I had always said to hell with exclusives, they were just too hard to deal with. I remember as a child, my brother and I collected Dick Tracy figures from the movie, and we never … Continue reading

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ToyFare #99

Just a quick note - I wrote a very small sidebar piece for this month's ToyFare (#99). It's the "What's In Store" section on page 111. I'm scheduled to write this section for a while (or at least the next … Continue reading

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Even better Hellboy figure photos

Mezco has posted new photos of Hellboy in their "Boiler Room" forum (to see them, you have to register for the forums and login). And now, some more OAFEry:An update (or lack thereof) The biggest properties of the '90s Creatureplica … Continue reading

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