Funko Shares Their Holiday Vynls & We Can’t WAIT!

Funko is ready to cash in on the holiday season with some classic, nostalgic Vynl. figures.  Being that we grew up watching these characters every holiday makes us want them even more!  (Ok, so maybe we didn’t grow up watching ELF but we still love the movie AND these Vynl. figures!)

Vynl.: Elf – Buddy & Narwhal

This 2-Pack features the human raised by elves, Buddy the Elf,
and his friend from the North Pole, the Narwhal!

Add this spirited duo from the movie Elf to your
collection just in time for the holidays!

Vynl.: Heat Miser & Snow Miser

This 2-Pack features the brothers Heat Miser and Snow Miser!

They are total opposites, but the perfect pair
for your holiday collection.

Vynl.: Rudolph- Bumble & Yukon Cornelius

This Vynl. 2- Pack features the prospector Yukon Cornelius,
and Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster!

Add them to your shelves this holiday season.

Our personal favorites are Heat Miser and Snow Miser!  Let us know what yours are.

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Dark Hall Mansion & Tom Whalen Take Us To “Sesame Street”

Growing up, Sesame Street was one of our favorite go-to shows.  Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Grover, Kermit, Ms Piggy, Mr. Snuffleupagus, the Two-Headed monster, Guy Smiley and our favorite, Count von Count taught us all kinds of good things and always put a smile on our face.

Speaking of “putting a smile on your face,” today’s release from Dark Hall Mansion and Tom Whalen will do just that.  Here is the official announcement for their latest collaboration.

Dark Hall Mansion, www.DarkHallMansion.com, is honored to debut our latest official limited edition screen print release for a true and most beloved timeless classic, “SESAME STREET” by artist Tom Whalen and available this Friday, Oct 27th at 12:30 PM-PST!

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“SESAME STREET”
Artist: Tom Whalen
Standard Edition of 280 

18″ x  24″  
Screen print
$55

Dark Hall Mansion, under license from Sesame Workshop, is so very pleased to take fans back to a simpler time, or perhaps allow them to share their own memories with family, friends and loved ones, but no matter which, there’s always love for “Sesame Street” and its inimitable classic characters.

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“SESAME STREET”
Artist: Tom Whalen
Variant “BIG BIRD” Edition of 50 

18″ x  24″  
Screen print
$85

Artist Tom Whalen gathers all the old friends, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Bert and Ernie, the Count, Elmo and more, on the friendliest Street, the street and neighborhood where everyone is welcome! Tom’s limited edition screen print is a 14-color multi-monster explosion of joy with old friends and episode memories alike; Ernie’s rubber ducky, Bert’s bottle caps, Oscar’s little friend Slimey, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Super Grover in flight, Elmo and best friend Dorothy, the Count, well, counting, they’re all here!

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“SESAME STREET”
Artist: Tom Whalen
Silver Foil Edition of 10
(printed on silver foil substrate) 

18″ x  24″  
Screen print
$125

Anchored by three of the most unforgettable and beloved friends that have helped shaped lives for the better, brought smiles to millions of children worldwide and helped raise generation after generation, where would we be if not for one wonderfully cranky Oscar the Grouch, the friendliest Big Bird who reminds us all that kindness matters in this world and, of course, the irrepressible and irresistible charm of the one and only cookie crazed Cookie Monster! A legacy quite unlike any other, “Sesame Street” and its characters are a gift to us all, a gift to humankind itself.

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“SESAME STREET”
Artist: Tom Whalen
Gold Foil Edition of 10
(printed on gold foil substrate) 

18″ x  24″  
Screen print
$125

“SESAME STREET” limited edition Tom Whalen screen prints go on sale this Friday, October 27th, on DHM’s dedicated store page at: http://darkhallmansionstore.com 
at 12:30 PM-PST with prints available in Standard and Variant “Big Bird” colorway editions as well as two Foil editions printed on silver and gold foil substrate.

 

 

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“Mary Rose” by Geoffrey Girard Is A Haunting, Binge-Worthy Read

What secrets skulk in the darkness on “The Little Island That Likes To Be Visited?”

This book had us hooked before we even read the first page.  A child’s bizarre disappearance, a haunted island where druids still gather to this day,  a dark estate where mirrors and rooms come to life and then there is the fact that Hitchcock absolutely loved the original story.  Mary Roseby Geoffrey Girard kept us feverishly turning the pages into the wee hours of the morning.  (Is there such a thing as “binge-reading?”)

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“Mary Rose” is a classic ghost tale set in modern times and we absolutely loved it.  Here is the official description from Adaptive Books.  Do yourself a favor and pick this one up.  Just make sure you leave the lights on when you read it.

Mary Rose Moreland and Simon Blake are the perfect couple: successful young professionals in Philadelphia, attractive, madly in love, and ready to start a life together. When they travel to England for Simon to ask her parents’ permission to marry Mary Rose, he learns an unsettling secret: Mary Rose disappeared when she was a little girl while the family was vacationing on a remote Scottish island. She reappeared mysteriously thirty-three days later in the exact same spot without a scratch on her and no memory of what had happened.

Screen Shot 2017-10-23 at 1.44.54 PMAfter Simon hears about this disturbing episode in Mary Rose’s childhood, he becomes obsessed with finding out what happened. He proceeds to launch his own investigation and arranges during their honeymoon for them to visit the island where she disappeared. But as Mary Rose’s behavior gets stranger after their engagement, the need for Simon to unlock the truth about her past grows even more urgent. What he uncovers is beyond his most terrifying fears.

Mary Rose is author Geoffrey Girard’s chilling and modern take on a classic ghost story originally written by J. M. Barrie. And for years, master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock attempted to adapt Mary Rose into a film but was never successful. With this novel, Girard taps into the nightmarish fears that inspired both Barrie and Hitchcock, while also bringing the story to the present day with his own unique voice.

Available at AMAZON

Available at Barnes and Noble

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DHM Partners With Jérémy Pailler For A Magical Take On Charles M Schulz’s Halloween Classic

The holidays are a special time that bring family and friends together and evoke memories of our youth.  Halloween is a time of transformation.  From the weather, to the trees to the costumes we wear, and the shows we watch on TV, everything is changing.  One of our all-time favorites is the Charles M Schulz classic, “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”

To celebrate this sensational story, Dark Hall Mansion has engaged the considerable talents of French watercolor artist Jérémy Pailler, to capture the essence of Schulz’s vision and the end results are two images that absolutely pull at our heart strings.  Here is DHM’s official announcement for Jérémy Pailler’s take on Charles M Schulz’s “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”

**These prints are in-hand and shipping AS the orders come in to give you a chance to display them for all to see and covet this haunted holiday season.**

Dark Hall Mansion is so excited to share artist Jeremy Pailler’s striking take on the 1966 Charles M. Schulz Halloween classic via our official Peanuts Worldwide licensed “IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN,” limited edition prints available this Thursday, October 19th at 12:30 PM-PST!

“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
JEREMY PAILLER

Standard Edition of 180 in 18″ x  24″  $55
Standard edition of  100 in  9″ x 12″    $25

Dark Hall Mansion, under license from Peanuts Worldwide LLC, welcomes artist Jeremy Pailler and his lovely and emotional take on this most beloved Halloween classic. Jeremy has created two emotionally charged pieces that find Linus and Sally sitting, one just at dusk, the other in full nighttime, as he faithfully shares the beauty of believing as the whole Peanuts gang quietly and lovingly watches them from a distance.

Jeremy’s gorgeous watercolor work is not to be missed and we truly hope all will enjoy and share his print editions with family, friends and loved ones this Halloween.

“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
JEREMY PAILLER

Variant “Nighttime” colorway Edition of 50 in 18″ x  24″  $85
Variant  “Nighttime” colorway Edition of  50 in  9″ x 12″    $25

Our “IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN” limited edition prints go on sale this Thursday, October 19th, on DHM’s dedicated STORE PAGE at 12:30 PM-PST!

All editions are officially licensed by Peanuts Worldwide, strictly limited, giclee printed and hand numbered. 

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Dark Hall Mansion Heads Back To The Pumpkin Patch With All-New Charlie Brown Prints

Halloween is JUUUUUUUST around the corner which means “tricks or treats”, a plethora of Pennywise costumes and enough candy to give your dentist nightmares until next year.  It also mean that Dark Hall Mansion is primed for the holiday with some sensational Charlie Brown Prints.  Today they are revealing new, officially licensed work from artists Jonathan Edwards and Studio Muti.  Here is the official press release.

Dark Hall Mansion, under license from Peanuts Worldwide LLC, is so very pleased to share artist Jonathan Edwards’ lovely watercolor treatment for the 1966 Charles M. Schulz classic. We’ve been a fan of Jonathan’s work for some time now and trust fans will appreciate his unique approach, stylization and beautiful use of color in creating a piece that simply calls out for a wall to be shared on this Halloween.

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“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
*JONATHAN EDWARDS*
Standard Edition of 180 in 18″ x  24″  $55
Standard edition of  100 in  9″ x 12″    $25

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“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
*JONATHAN EDWARDS*
Variant colorway Edition of 50 in 18″ x  24″  $85
Variant colorway Edition of  50 in  9″ x 12″    $25

Also a pleasure for DHM to share South Africa’s Studio Muti and their touching and tender take on this singular holiday classic that finds friends and family sweetly elevating one massive pumpkin, whose stem and likeness hints at Charlie Brown himself, while watching over the ever faithful Linus who might just need a little nap as he awaits the arrival of his beloved Great Pumpkin.

Print“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
*STUDIO MUTI*
Standard Edition of 180 in 18″ x  24″  $55
Standard edition of  100 in  9″ x 12″    $25

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“IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN”
*STUDIO MUTI*
Variant colorway Edition of 50 in 18″ x  24″  $85
Variant colorway Edition of  50 in  9″ x 12″   $25

Our “IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN” limited edition prints go on sale this Friday, October 13th, on DHM’s dedicated STORE PAGE at 12:30 PM-PST!  All editions are officially licensed by Peanuts Worldwide, strictly limited, giclee printed and hand numbered.

*VIP!! Know all prints begin to ship IMMEDIATELY-the very first Monday after they first go on sale-so editions arrive in plenty of time to be up and enjoyed by buyers for the Halloween season!*

Please also see DHM’s “IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN” limited-edition prints and more on their Instagram or Facebook pages.

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Scott C Action Figures At NYCC!

As pop culture fans descend upon NYCC, there is always the dilemma of where to go first.  If you are a fan of Scott C.’s “The Great Showdowns” series, then we STRONGLY suggest you head to DKE Toys’ booth #678.

Screen Shot 2017-10-05 at 7.21.45 AMThe Great Showdowns are a series of paintings, art shows, and books depicting classic pop culture good guys and bad guys. This figure was sculpted by George Gaspar of Double G toys who helped bring Scott C’s characters to life. You get two hand cast and hand painted resin figures on each card featuring Scott C’s signature. He also numbered them out of 50. 
$100 each 

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As we speak, these are probably selling faster than a cold beer at a Red Sox playoff game.  Make haste people…..make haste….

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