Legends of Cthulhu Retro Action Figure Toy Line

A project in Chicago, IL by Warpo

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A collectible 3.75" action figure line based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft that look identical to their 1970's/80's retro counterparts
Backers: 1178
Average Pledge Per Backer: $112

Funded: $131,814 of $60,000
Dates: Jun 9th -> Jul 9th (30 days)
Project By: Warpo
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Latest News

24 Hours to go! R’lyeh Rising – Why WARPO Loves Lovecraft and You Should Too

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Say what you want about the man himself, but chances are if you’re reading this, you find something interesting and cool about the creations of H.P. Lovecraft you’re not afraid to embrace. Even if you haven’t read s single Lovecraft story, if... (Read More)

New Coloring Book Pages and T-Shirt Prototype!

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy Warpers,  Thanks to everyone for spreading the word on social media. (A special shout-out to J3h for hitting Twitter like a Shoggoth!) With little more than 30 hours left, we wanted to give you a few more sneak peeks that show you we've been... (Read More)

The Final 48 Hour Countdown

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Fellow Warpers, The Legends of Cthulhu campaign is in the final 48 hours! This is the last chance to participate in the Kickstarter that's been described as "...the best action figure project we’ve seen on Kickstarter so far."  If you've already... (Read More)

Time Travel Toys - Collaborating on Legends of Cthulhu with Eddy Mosqueda

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Warpers,  With three days to go on the Legends of Cthulhu Kickstarter, we wanted to make these final updates as special as possible and this one is certainly near and dear to our hearts. The video below was shot while we were visiting Eddy's... (Read More)

Our First Deep One & 12" Pricing Questions

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hey Warpers,  With only 9 days to go, The Author (H.P. Lovecraft) FREE bonus stretch goal (With pledge at “THE CULTIST LEVEL” or higher) is in our sights! In the meantime, here’s a special video treat showing the first time we saw The Deep... (Read More)

Pledge Calculator and Level Revisions

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey WARPERS, Thanks for your support and it looks like the add-on's were warmly welcomed. We'd like to make some adjustments to how this operates, which will include removing the pledge levels from the campaing... but do not fear, all add-ons are... (Read More)

Please Revise Your Pledge Level

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Promo-Items Now Available as Add-Ons + Coloring Book Sneaks

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Fhtagn no more, Warpers! You comment, tweet, and post…we listen. Tonight we have made the Legends of Cthulhu Coloring Book, Cup, Poster, VHS Tape, and T-Shirt available as add-ons to anyone who pledges at “THE CULTIST LEVEL” or higher.... (Read More)

The Making of Warpo's Legends of Cthulhu Commercial

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Warpers, We're back with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of our awesomely 80's commercial for Legends of Cthulhu! As we were planning the Kickstarter, we knew we wanted to do something really special at the beginning of the video that was... (Read More)

Inside Arkham: The Author (H.P. Lovecraft) & 12" The Great Old One: Cthulhu

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Warpers Unite! Today we revealed our next two stretch goals The Author (H.P. Lovecraft) & 12" The Great Old One: Cthulhu to thunderous applause thanks to Warpers everywhere! We hope you're knee-deep in spreading the news to everyone who will... (Read More)

H.P. Lovecraft & The Great Old One: Cthulhu Stretch Goals Revealed!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
"If you have warriors, now is the time." Obi-Wan Kenobi said that to the people of Utapau as his army arrived to retake the planet. Warpers, we too are on the verge of battle! But instead of a sink-hole planet, our war is waged on a digital... (Read More)

Eddy & Eldor: the Perfect Combination

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Good evening WARPERS, We at WARPO are massive fans of Masters of the Universe. The designers took the best elements from sword and sorcery and combined them with science fiction and technology. Then they mixed-in elements from previous toy lines like... (Read More)

Legends of Cthulhu Retro Action Figure Kickstarter Adds 12" Cthulhu & H.P. Lovecraft

June 24th - via: ign.com
A Kickstarter to make Cthulhu retro action figures has revealed two more additions to its lineup. (Read More)


June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Warpers-ho! Despite torrential downpours in the Chicago area, Warpers from everywhere descended on Chicago Comics last Saturday night. It was fantastic chatting with everyone and showing off the prototypes.   One Warper was heard saying, "No offense... (Read More)


June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Good evening WARPERS, Thanks again for all the emails of support, product inquiries and all around great advise we've been receiving for Legends of Cthulhu. So many good things are coming from this campaign and we can't wait to start sharing it all... (Read More)

Legends of Cthulhu Kickstarter Project

June 19th - via: plasticandplush.com
Warpo, creator of artisan retro toys, has launched a Kickstarter project to fund Legends of Cthulhu, the first retro-styled action figure line based on the characters of H.P. Lovecraft. (Read More)


June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey WARPERS, We just wanted to congratulate everyone, the campaign has reached over $90K so everyone who has backed at the Cultist level or higher will receive THE HIGH PRIEST in addition to all their other pledge level rewards. Stretch Goal Item:... (Read More)


June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
WARPO listens to you! Now that we're less than $1,000 away from unlocking the "HIGH PRIEST" stretch goal, we're thrilled to announce new ARMY BUILDER PACKS! This offering is the direct result of the flood of requests from WARPERS everywhere. Now,... (Read More)

Spawn of Cthulhu's Grim Grimoire Accessory

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello WARPERS,  It's been a big week for Legends of Cthulhu and you're probably tired of hearing it, but we can't say thank you enough for supporting our toys and our dream of building a company that tells new and exciting stories in familiar ways.... (Read More)

Who Will Lead Them in Their Arcane Rites?

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey WARPERS, We're less than $5,000 away from our next stretch goal so we wanted to post an update to the world to reveal the next stretch goal reveal; THE HIGH PRIEST! Stretch Goal Item: THE HIGH PRIEST  Goal amount: $90,000   Description: Coming... (Read More)

Who Will Lead Them in Their Arcane Rites?

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Spear Me The Details

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
WARPERS, we're loving all the feedback in the comments section, on our Facebook page (facebook.com/warpotoys), and on Twitter (twitter.com/warpotoys). Tell us what you want. Tell us what you must have. Tell us what you can't possibly live without.... (Read More)

Warpo Toys’ Legends of Cthulhu Kickstarter Campaign Funded In 3 Days

June 13th - via: actionfigurepics.com
Warpo Toys is off to a strong start with their Legends of Cthulhu Kickstarter campaign. They’ve surpassed their funding target and first stretch goal, for a translucent “conjured” Cthulhu which will be exclusive to the Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

How Do You Say Cthulhu?

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, WARPERS!  We hope you're as excited as we are about the reveal of our first FREE FIGURE (with purchase at the "CULTIST LEVEL" or higher) stretch goal; CONJURED CTHULHU! With his translucent green body and red eyes, he evokes memories of the... (Read More)


June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Update #5 - What's in the Professor's Pockets?

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
WARPERS, thanks to you we had an excitement-filled evening as we reached our initial funding goal! Now that your gaze is locked squarely on the next prize... let us distract you for a moment with another sneak-peek! Today we have The Professor's... (Read More)

Update #4 - We Did It... and We'll Do it!

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Warpers, You're awesome. We just hit our funding goal and the team is going crazy. Many, many thanks for the tremendous support and encouragement you've given this campaign. We've poured an incredible amount of effort into trying to bring... (Read More)

Update #3 - Prototypes and Insanity

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Warpers, We've had requests about the accessories used within the commercial and have decided to offer them up as reward levels to the community. These are one of a kind, on-screen prototypes by Warpo artist Tommy Baldwin for the Legends of... (Read More)

Legends of Cthulhu Brings a Classic '80s Vibe to New Action Figures

June 11th - via: io9.com
Warpo's new line of Lovecraft-inspired action figures is a direct throwback to the era of blister packs, five points of articulation, and tiny plastic accessories. The creators talked to us about their dream of a Saturday morning animated series about Cthulhu, and showed off some killer concept art. (Read More)

Update #2 - The Cultist's Tools of Summoning!

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, WARPERS!  We had a great 36 hours for the Legends of Cthulhu Kickstarter reaching 75% of our initial goal. As a special "Thank You" from Bryan, Tommy, and Eric, we wanted to post a first look at the prototype accessories for The... (Read More)

Update #1 - The end of Day 1

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Kickstarter Fans (or I guess you're all official "Warpers" now!), Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We've had an amazing launch day and at the time of this post we're 48% funded and we are so pumped. This has been a long hard road, we've put a lot... (Read More)

Legends of Cthulhu Retro Figures Launched on Kickstarter

June 10th - via: actionfigurepics.com
It seems like everyone is trying to make “retro” style figures these days, particularly on Kickstarter, but this one seems like something special. Warpo Toys has gone all out and hired artists and sculptors from the 70s-80s toy industry, and gone as far as to make a retro style commercial, catalog and packaging/artwork. (Read More)

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