Category: 2022 Halloween

New For 2022: Yeti From Distortions Unlimited

I have seen sheer terror and now know it’s name. The Yeti from Distortions Unlimited was one of the monster hits from Transworld 2022 (pun intended) and I wasn’t the only one blown away by how cool and downright terrifying he was! Everyone who passed by the Distortions Unlimited booth got a video…

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New For 2022: Harvest Golem

I’ve seen a lot of Halloween animatronics in my day, and honestly, it doesn’t take a lot to impress me. I can find a discounted $50 animated prop at Home Depot on November 1st and find ways to make it spectacular. With that being said; I am not sure I could improve the…

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New For 2022: Creep Show From Distortions Unlimited

If you’ve been checking out the site for any amount of time, you already know I’m a massive fan of creepy animatronic clowns. Some people love clowns, others hate them. Me, well, I think they are a lot of fun and extremely fascinating. They are always a big hit at my home haunt…

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New For 2022: Animated Witch From Morris Costumes

If there’s one thing you can count on each year, it’s the fact that Morris Costumes/Seasonal Visions will always have a few not-so-creepy and child friendly animatronics to lighten things up on Halloween. Sure, you can find zombies, eerie clows and lots of other terrifying props all over the place, so it’s nice…

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New For 2020: Wharf Rat From Gore Galore

Gore Galore is at it again! This time they have hit it out of the park with the Wharf Rat Actormatronic that debuted at Transworld Halloween 2022 in St. Louis. The Wharf Rat was a very popular prop this year and people were falling all over themselves to get a picture or video…

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New For 2022: Cymbal Monkey Animatronic from Fright Props

Hands down one of the ten best props I saw at Transworld Halloween 2022 was the Cymbal Monkey Animatronic from Fright Props. He’s just so darn eerie. Typically I subscribe to the thinking of bigger is better when it comes to Halloween animatronics. Well, usually that is the case. But when it comes…

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New For 2022: Dark Mistress From Hazard Room

If you want terrifying, I think I have something right up your alley. Strolling through the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022, I heard something like a wild banshee coming from the back part of the convention center. Naturally, my curiosity got the best of me and I stumbled into the Hazard…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Imaginerick

Walking the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022 was a lot of fun. I saw some of the scariest props and masks I had ever seen. I also some of the most creative and fantastic props I never knew existed. One of the booths that completely blew me away was Imaginerick which…

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Oogie Boogie Halloween Prop Rumored for Home Depot in 2022

This weekend Home Depot’s lineup of Halloween animatronics for 2022 leaked online. Typically Home Depot plays their cards close to the vest and doesn’t release anything pertaining to Halloween until the late summer. Well, fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas film will be thrilled to learn that Oogie Boogie will soon be coming…

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New For 2022: Graveyard Host From Morris Costumes

Talk about imposing! The new Graveyard Host animatronic from Morris Costumes will be a big hit for Halloween 2020 this year. The reason for the prediction is because it seemed like everyone who walked by him at Transworld Halloween 2022 stopped and got a video or picture of him at the trade show…

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New For 2022: Frothy Snowman From Gore Galore

If you love Halloween you are really in no rush for Christmas. But, if you do enjoy Christmas as much as All Hallow’s Eve perhaps you might be in the market for a brand new Christmas/Winter-themed animated prop. Don’t worry. The guys at Gore Galore have you covered. As I walked around Transworld…

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New For 2022: Drilled Betty From Slaughterhouse FX

I saw a lot of Halloween animatronics at Transworld Halloween 2022 in St. Louis last weekend and I was blown away by the creativity I saw from the companies that had their items on display at the trade show. One of the eeriest props I came across in St. Louis was the new…

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New For 2022: Whimsical Animated Witch From Morris Costumes

Walking the trade show floor at Transworld Halloween 2022 can be a daunting task. Not only are you overwhelmed with some of the creepiest Halloween props in the country, there are also some of the scariest masks you will ever see at every turn. So when you stumble across a giggling, smiling witch,…

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New For 2022: Rot Zombie Ankle Grabber From Gore Galore

What is scarier than a zombie trying to bite your face in the dark? A zombie successfully grabbing your legs when you aren’t expecting it! That’s exactly what Gore Galore was going for when they came up with their latest creation, the Rot Zombie Ankle Grabber animatronic. If you haven’t seen the Rot…

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New For 2022: Rotten Harvester From Morris Costumes

Transworld Halloween 2022 had its share of really creepy Halloween props. But, it wasn’t all super scary. In fact, there were a handful of animatronics that were kid-friendly. When you find the “G-Rated” props they tend to stick out because there are so few of them on the trade show floor. One of…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Creepy Creator

Transworld 2022 is finally in the history books and there was so much to see in St. Louis. One Halloween prop manufacturer’s booth I found myself in was Creepy Collector. Creepy Collector is a small independent prop company that specialized in static props. Whether its goth, zombies, hospital patients and staff or eerie…

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Kinda New For 2022: Jack Stalker From Morris Costumes

One superimposing Halloween animatronic that really got my attention this year Transworld in St. Louis was Jack Stalker from Morris Costumes. Sure, I had seen him before at other trade shows and he also went by another name, “Prowler Jack” in recent years. But this year Jack is back and he looks like…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Closed Casket Studios

As Dorothy infamously said in The Wizard of Oz, “Clowns, scarecrows and zombies, oh my!” Well, at least that’s how I remember it. That’s what I was saying when I got done walking through the Closed Casket Studios booth at Transworld Halloween in St. Louis last weekend. If you aren’t familiar with the…

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New For 2022: Mutant Animatronic From Distortions Unlimited

If you were to ask me to describe the perfect Halloween prop, I would respond that it needed to be a larger than life, over the top creature that could snap my neck and tear my arms off one by one. Well, it appears that Distortions Unlimited created something in that ballpark- The…

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New For 2022: Kisser From Hazard Room

At Transworld Halloween 2022 I saw a lot of really cool and creepy props for the upcoming Halloween season. As I was about to leave I noticed there was a section in the back that I had completely missed. All of a sudden I heard someone scream “Kiss me!” followed by hysterical laughing….

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Macabre Intentions

Walking down the aisle between booths at Transworld can be pretty daunting. After a while all the creepy stuff tends to run together and you lose track of what’s really scary because just about everything you see is scary (or supposed to be scary). One booth jumped out at me as I made…

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New For 2022: 13’ Thrashing Zombie From Scare Factory

Everyone around here knows my philosophy when it comes to Halloween props, bigger is always better! So you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled across the 13 foot tall Thrashing Zombie animatronic from Scare Factory. This guy is gigantic and really impressive. If you aren’t familiar with the Thrashing Zombie from Scare…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Creepy Collection

If you’ve been around the haunt scene for a while you have already heard about Creepy Collection. Over the years they have been churning out some of the eeriest creations I’ve ever seen. From creepy clowns to zombie clergymen, Creepy Collection has it all. They even have their own version of Michael Myers…

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New For 2022: ICU From Distortions Unlimited

“Oh my God!” That is exactly what I was thinking when I saw the ICU prop from Distortions Unlimited at Transworld last weekend. I was casually strolling through the convention floor when I saw the Distortions Unlimited booth. Naturally, I knew I’d find some really cool eerie Halloween props there. They’ve been making…

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Transworld 2022 Spotlight: Rib FX

Behold the Fishmonger! This creepy fishy static Halloween prop jumped out at me at Transworld 2022 while walking the tradeshow floor. Rib FX is one of the newer companies on the Halloween prop block but their skilled team of creepy creators have worked in the industry for years. In case you aren’t familiar…

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New For 2022: Lurking Drowned Bride Zombie From Beastcraft

Transworld 2022 is now in the history books and there is so much to cover. I saw so many cool things at the Halloween trade show and after a day or so, some of them run together. However, one prop that jumped out at me (not literally) was the Lurking Drowned Bride Zombie…

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Transworld Spotlight: Fright Night Studios

Nothing catches your eye better than a dead disembodied clown. And that’s exactly what I saw at Transworld 2022 in the Fright Night Studios. The poor clown seemed to have had a bad day and wound up missing his lower extremities before being put on display. Yet, the dead clown wasn’t the only…

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New For 2022: Glut Prisoner From Ghost Ride

Walking through the trade show floor at Transworld can be quite overwhelming. Zombies, vampires, clowns and skeletons seem to greet you at every turn. So when you spot a 700 pound dead inmate in a orange jumpsuit on a table your eyes are immediately drawn to him. That’s exactly what happened to me….

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Transworld Spotlight: Original Sin Design

Transworld 2022 is officially in the books. Now that it is over I wanted to highlight some of the smaller prop manufacturers that do excellent work but get lost in the shuffle behind larger companies like Distortions Unlimited. As I walked through the sea of creepy Halloween-related merchandise I stumbled across the Original…

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New For 2022: Mangler Fish From Gore Galore

If you saw all of the cool stuff from Transworld 2022, one of the highlights was the new Mangler Fish actormatronic from Gore Galore. As soon as you walked in the main exhibit hall the blue fish was jumping out at you trying to drag you to the depths of the sea. If…

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New For 2022: Phantom Lord Animatronic from Beastcraft

One of the coolest new Halloween props I stumbled across at TransWorld Halloween 2022 was the new Phantom Lord animatronic from Beastcraft. This guy owned the booth and captured everyone’s attention. Ironically enough, he didn’t do a lot but still, no one could take their eyes off of him. If you haven’t seen…

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