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Mezco Toyz Displays Massive Collection of Upcoming Horror Toys at New York Comic Con

Horror News Network was on site at Day One of the 2018 New York Comic Con to bring you the hottest horror toys on display at the show! This year, Mezco Toyz’s booth was jam packed with tons of incredible properties in a variety of different formats. Featuring 12″ figures, puppets, dolls, and even jack in the boxes, nearly every popular horror franchise was represented, including Halloween, Friday the 13th, Ghostbusters, Evil Dead 2, Dawn of the Dead, The Warriors, A Clockwork Orange, Kong: Skull Island, Living Dead Dolls, It, The Nun, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Annabelle, The Exorcist, Chucky, Beetlejuice, Trick ‘r Treat, and Hellraiser, there was literally something for everyone! You can check out all of our photos from the event below: read more

Tim Burton to Auction Iconic Props from ‘Edward Scissorhands,’ ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas,’ ‘Beetlejuice,’ and More

Tim Burton just turned 60 yesterday, and he’s marking the occasion by offering the greatest reason to default on my mortgage that I ever did see! The legendary writer/director/producer has decided to make some of the most iconic props from his films available to wealthy collectors through an exclusive auction with Prop Store, a movie collectibles company which operates in Los Angeles and London.

The Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction will be held in London on September 20th, 2018. Burton’s contributions include such gems as Johnny Depp’s Edward Scissorhands costume, a sandworm puppet from Beetlejuice, a landscape and characters from A Nightmare Before Christmas, and various Catwoman costume pieces from Batman Returns. According to ABC 7 Eyewitness News, the collection is estimated to be valued at more than $4.5 million. Below are a sampling of items from the auction, courtesy of Prop Store, and you can find the rest of the catalog at www.propstore.com. read more

Funko Announces Cereal Line Featuring Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Freddy Krueger, and Beetlejuice

In an announcement sure to excite Funko collectors, horror fans, and non-healthy cereal aficionados everywhere, Funko Founder Michael Becker just unveiled a new cereal product line, and naturally, mini-Pop figures will be included in the box.

Becker revealed this surprise in an interview with The Coronado Eagle and Journal and said that the Funko O’s line would include Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Freddy Kruger, and Beetlejuice, among others.

Becker stated that the complany will ” …start shipping to stores in June and we have the distribution set up and the product is pre-sold. It’s just one more of those feel-good Funko items. I used to watch cartoons on Saturday mornings while I was eating cereal. There are prizes in the cereal and it will sell for $7.99 a box. When you add milk to the Freddie Kruger cereal, it looks blood red. With the Beetle Juice cereal, when you add milk it looks like slime.” read more