Twenty Percent Cooler

Chris Sims, senior writer of ComicsAlliance, co-writer of Down Set Fight and Subatomic Party Girls, and the Teen Tycoon of Rock



The first wave had 40 figures, so in addition to all the standards like Vampire, Wolfman and Mummy, they actually got to some pretty obscure ones. There’s a tiny neon green Baba Yaga riding around in her mortar and pestle, a nine-headed “Jotun Troll,” Spring-Heeled Jack and one particularly amazing one called “The Great Beast” that appears to be the seven-headed dragon, who will “rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy” in Revelation 13:1.
One more time, just so everyone knows where we’re at with this, this was a line of toys for tiny children that included the Beast of Revelation as a collectible pocket-sized figurine. There’s also one of the Aztec goddess Coatlicue, whose name translates as “the one with the skirt of serpents.” So already, things are pretty awesome.

I explain MONSTER IN MY POCKET in this week’s extra-spoooooky Bizarro Back Issues. View high resolution

The first wave had 40 figures, so in addition to all the standards like Vampire, Wolfman and Mummy, they actually got to some pretty obscure ones. There’s a tiny neon green Baba Yaga riding around in her mortar and pestle, a nine-headed “Jotun Troll,” Spring-Heeled Jack and one particularly amazing one called “The Great Beast” that appears to be the seven-headed dragon, who will “rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy” in Revelation 13:1.

One more time, just so everyone knows where we’re at with this, this was a line of toys for tiny children that included the Beast of Revelation as a collectible pocket-sized figurine. There’s also one of the Aztec goddess Coatlicue, whose name translates as “the one with the skirt of serpents.” So already, things are pretty awesome.

I explain MONSTER IN MY POCKET in this week’s extra-spoooooky Bizarro Back Issues.

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