Mezco has sent along a press release for their upcoming Mega Scale 12″ Krampus Plush. Look for it this October. See the press release below.
Mezco Releases Mega Scale Krampus Plush: Naughty Children On High Alert
Gruss Vom Krampus!
Mezco presents folklore legend, plush Krampus!
This oversized Krampus is 12″ tall from the tips of his “devilish” horns to the points of his cloven hooves. This sinfully adorable mythic creature is a hugably plump plush that is perfect for those who enjoy the darker side of the holiday spirit.
Mezco’s Krampus plush doll has all the trademark characteristic of the fabled creature with horned head, pointed tongue that sticks out, hoofed feet, and tail.
According to tradition, this beast is responsible for “handling” all the naughty children during the holiday season, gathering them and taking him back to his lair. Krampus, an Austrian legendary creature was outlawed in 1934 but the ban was lifted and has become a holiday phenomenon gaining worldwide popularity for his devilish representation of the holiday spirit.
“Krampus has really been busy recently” said Mezco’s resident Krampus enthusiast, Mike Drake, “He’s appeared on Scooby Doo, The Venture Brothers, The Colbert Report, the popular Grimm Fairy Tales comic, and in a cool series of bumpers for G4. NPR recently reported several Pennsylvania towns are even organizing holiday Krampus parades. It’s a good time for Krumpus…but a bad time to be naughty.”
Mezco’s plush Mega Scale Krampus arrives in stores in October, but is available for pre-order now at finer online retailers.
Read on for a photo of the Krampus Plush.