Category Archives: Statues and Toys

Universal Studios Monsters: The Mummy action figure by Sideshow Toy (1999)

Boris Karloff’s classic interpretation of The Mummy received the action figure treatment from Sideshow Toy in 1999. Continue reading Universal Studios Monsters: The Mummy action figure by Sideshow Toy (1999)

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Universal Studios Monsters: The Wolf Man action figure by Sideshow Toy (1999)

Universal Studios Monsters was a collection of 15 action figures released by Sideshow Toy between 1999 and 2001. The collection featured some of Universal Studios most iconic movie monsters — Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and The Phantom of the Opera, to name but a few — and celebrated the actors who portrayed them. This week it’s the turn of the second figure from Series One of the collection: Lon Chaney, Jr’s The Wolf Man. Continue reading Universal Studios Monsters: The Wolf Man action figure by Sideshow Toy (1999)

Doctor Strange Statue (Diamond Select Toys, 2017)

This week’s entry marks a landmark for Taint The Meat — it’s our 300th post. Over the last few weeks I’ve been considering the most appropriate subject to help celebrate such an anniversary. Something comic related? Obviously. Something eye-catching and impressive? No doubt. And something pretty awesome? Definitely. Then I saw this wonderfully dramatic Doctor Strange Statue from Diamond Select Toys — problem solved! Continue reading Doctor Strange Statue (Diamond Select Toys, 2017)