THE VICIOUS RUMOR MILL, ROUND II
July 14, 2000
Since the response to our first rumor-mongering story was so great, we thought we'd have at it again. Here are the latest snatches of gossip floating on the airwaves at McFarlane toys:
Big fan of Animal House, Blues Brothers or American Pie, are you? You could be in for a shock when you cruise down the toy aisle next year.
And what about Clive Barker? It's no news to McFarlane Toys fans that the company has long wanted to produce a Pinhead (Hellraiser) figure, but it seems to be stuck in licensing limbo. Internet rumor has it Todd and Clive are working together to create a line of characters specifically for action figures.
It's no secret that McFarlane Toys has been pursuing Jerry Garcia's estate for action figure rights. Now we hear Jim Morrison's name being bandied about to add to the ever-growing music line. Will it happen? Let's just say these action figures are waiting to, uh, break on through to the other side.
The upcoming hockey figures not enough for you, jock boy? Word in the locker room is McFarlane is also pursuing that other hard-hitting American sport. You know, the one that involves tight ends, wide receivers and concussions.
Oooooo and the best of all? How about a video game based on, well, a recent series of McFarlane action figures.
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