Funko POP! Goes Retro Horror With New 8-Bit Figures

Get your hands on these new 8-bit Freddy and Jason figures.

By Chris Morse

Flash back to the Nintendo Entertainment System era of gaming with these new Funko POP! 8-bit vinyl figures, sold exclusively by ThinkGeek and at GameStop. The first of the two figures released is Jason Voorhees, terrifyingly pixelated just as his appearance in Friday the 13th the game. No, not that Friday the 13th: The Game, but rather the 8-bit Nintendo classic. Freddy Krueger has also been released in the same art style as the Jason figure, making both of these a must have for horror and NES fans alike. See below for the official product description:

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Let's think back to the era when these particular incarnations of these characters debuted. We were eating Dunkaroos and listening to "Ice Ice Baby." We were installing Windows 3.0 from roughly one billion floppy disks. And we were playing these video games all summer long on the NES.

Straight from Camp Crystal Lake and Springwood as recreated on the NES come Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th and Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street, a GameStop and ThinkGeek exclusive. In their unique color palettes, they'll remind you of summer breaks long ago spent vainly trying to avoid dying and taking out the trash. Bonus: Freddy's bodyparts are not detachable from the POP! so your other POP!s don't have to worry about fighting them in boss battles, because that's just wrong.

Product Specifications

  • POP 8-Bit Horror Vinyl Figures - NES Colored Exclusives
  • Officially-licensed Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street collectibles
  • A GameStop / ThinkGeek exclusive
  • Choose either Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees
  • Matches their versions from the 1990 and 1989 NES games, respectively
  • Materials: Vinyl
  • We cannot guarantee that packaging will be in perfect shape when it arrives
  • Dimensions: 3 3/4" tall
  • WARNING - SMALL PARTS - Not intended for children under 3 years of age.

These two classic gaming-style figures each retail for $11.99, making them a cute, affordable, and retro addition to your horror toy collection. Let us know in the comments if you will be picking these up. In the meantime, just check out these product photos if you're still not convinced.

About the Author

Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo

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