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Mattel to Produce ‘The X-Files’ Mulder and Scully Barbie Dolls

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Fox’s The X-Files, Mattel is offering up the perfect companions for your vintage Bowen Flukeman statue: Mulder and Scully Barbies! The dolls are available for pre-order at $39.99 each, and they’re expected to launch in late November.

Mattel published a blog post (which you can read by clicking this link), detailing the work that went into the project. According to the post, “to faithfully reproduce the signature looks of FBI special agents Dana Scully and Fox Mulder, the Barbie Signature team got to study actual costumes used in the hit sci-fi series. Principal Designer Bill Greening and Softgoods Design Manager Carolina Cadena worked together to create the doll-sized versions of their dark suits.” read more

Third Annual ‘Alien’ Day Set for April 26th

Are you looking to express your fandom by purchasing some new merchandise based on a beloved franchise after the conclusion of Harry Potter Book Night, but before the launch of Star Wars’ May the Fourth extravaganza and Force Friday? Well, Twentieth Century Fox has just the event for you: the third annual Alien Day!

Set for April 26th, 2018 (because “4/26” sounds kind of like “LV-426,” the name of the infamous planet where the crew of the Nostromo encounter the viscous little facehugger), the event will include everything from sale prices on digital purchases of classic Alien movies to an Aliens pinball tournament. Special products will be available from such companies as Dark Horse Comics, Fright Rags, Neca, Funko, Mondo, Mattel, and Diamond Select. read more

Horror Hunting! Edition S2E2 – Toy Fair 2016!

Welcome to another thrilling installment of Horror Hunting!  In this edition, we recap some of the highlights (and major announcements) that affect horror fans and the horror toy market coming out of last weekend’s Toy Fair 2016 in New York City.  Quite a few goodies and surprises were presented to the collectible-hunting community, and we’ll touch upon  a few of the biggies here in this column courtesy of our friends over at Action Figure Collectors (http://actionfigurecollectors.com/).  Of course, I’ll also be showcasing a piece of vintage horror goodness as well, for all of the purists out there.  Big things are in store, so away we go….. read more