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Mystery Muñecas: Mezco Celebrates 20 Years of Living Dead Dolls

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Mezco Toyz adds a veil of mystery to their 20th Anniversary Living Dead Dolls Series.

Two Score and Thirty-four Series Ago…
Global warming aside, summer 2018 may prove to be chillier than normal as the dank winds of the grave spin forth to heralds the 20th Anniversary of Mezco ToyzLiving Dead Dolls. It seems like only a moment ago we acknowledged these collectibles turning sweet sixteen with a series of unique events and now they’re nearly drinking age. The deadly little darlings have matured like fine spirits themselves, and Mezco has just announced a special package to mark the milestone.

Black Box…
Like previous LDD packages Series 35 will consist of 5 dolls. In keeping with the current trend toward mystery boxes the anniversary edition will include 4 new designs – Eve, Candy Rotten, Galeras and Legion – joined by one of 5 as yet unknown family members. The fifth doll will be hidden from sight in an opaque coffin. Mezco notes that the 5 mystery dolls are all new creations, not variants of previous LDD’s and should prove to be highly collectible. I can imagine a deluge of unboxing videos as collectors share their unveilings online.

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A quartet of your favorite characters from Mezco Toyz’ Living Dead Dolls Presents… series.

Lugubrious Licenses…
During their recent Toy Fair reveal Mezco also showcased several licensed LDD Presents properties to expand the post mortem universe. Cat Woman will be available in two flavors. First in her stitch laden Batman Returns film incarnation, and next year in a DC Universe version with green goggled cowel. The Conjuring’s demonic Nun Valak makes me glad my folks sent me to public school, while Michael Myers reminds us that Halloween is not just for treats. Nightmare on Elmstreet fans get a talking Freddy Krueger to sing them to sleep and the 2017 version of Pennywise from It will see a 2019 release. They join the ranks of the equally evil Excorcist and Annabelle dolls.

Also on display was the pumpkin toting bat-winged beauty that will materialize as a Halloween 2018 limited edition.

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Terror Eyes your art class pals with this Living Dead Dolls pencil sharpener.

Ya Gotta Look Sharp…
Probably the most outre of Living Dead Doll collectibles is the branded pencil sharpener. Even if you’ve become inured to the leftfield nature of the coffin kept cuties, this one’s gotta give you give you a shiver as you insert a pencil into its eye socket. That will be quickly followed by a giggle as the shavings emerge from her mouth.
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Limited Edition Halloween 2018 Living Dead Doll was revealed by Mezco at Toy Fair.

SkeletonPete Says…
Mezco also revealed an impressive array of One:12 Collective characters set to join the already bursting ranks of detailed six inch action figures. A full gallery of those will appear here shortly.

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