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Horror Block Subscription Box Review + Coupon – October 2015

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Horror Block is one of the subscription boxes from Nerd Block – each month they send you a box full of horror related goodies.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

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The Subscription Box: Horror Block

The Cost: $19.99 plus shipping (Shipping is $8.75 to Canada, $9.50 to US, $12.50 Worldwide)

COUPON: Use code NERDADDICTION to save 17% off your first month.

The Products: Every Horror Block comes with a custom t-shirt (in your size) and 5-6 epic items for you to tear into!

Ships to: US, Canada, and Worldwide!

Check out all of my Horror Block Reviews!

Visit the Horror Block Swap Page if you’re interested in swapping for any items in this box!

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Each box comes with a card detailing the items included.

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Friday The 13th T-Shirt – Value $10?

This month’s exclusive shirt includes one of horror’s most iconic characters – Jason. I’m loving this shirt, and I love the inclusion of Camp Crystal Lake with Jason watching over it. This is one of their best shirts to date.

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Child’s Play Chucky Plush – Value $20

I was surprised to see the price on Amazon and positive reviews on this plush. For me, a lot of the plushes have been misses from Nerd Blocks lately, and this one is a miss as well. Overall, it just looks and feels cheaply done to me.

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Summoner’s Mouse Pad – Value $5-10?

One of the exclusives this month is a Quija Board mouse pad. It’s been a long long time since I’ve used on of these things, but my only memories are always of everyone involved saying “I’m not moving it!?!?!”

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Dario Argento’s Dracula DVD – Value $11.99

The inclusion of a DVD in Horror Blocks continue with the inclusion of Dario Argento’s Dracula. This one is getting middle-of-the-road reviews – I’ve never been a big Dracula fan, so this one may be a swap item.

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Rue Morgue’s Cryptic Collectibles – Value $14.95

This is a great collection of awesome horror collectibles. Subscription boxes definitely has me back into collectibles, so this is right up my alley.

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Here’s a quick look inside.

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They’re Coming To Get You Print – Value $10?

A print was including this month, and it includes some of horror’s notorious undead. Oh poor poor Sophia. After seeing her in this print, I can’t not hear Daryl yelling ‘Sooooppphia!’ in, basically, all of season two of The Walking Dead. This is printed on heavy card stock and ready for framing.

Verdict: This month’s Horror Block was just ok for me. I actually really like the shirt and the collectibles book, but the plush knocks it down a couple of notches, for me. This plush is in the category of the Slimer plush, it’s just odd looking – while I really liked the BB-8 plush that seemed much more professionally done. I also had hoped that there would be a shout out to one of horror’s greatest, Wes Craven, who passed in August – but nothing in the past two months. It seems only natural for a horror box to send something of his work.

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Written by Eric Cadman

Eric Cadman

Eric is the co-founder of My Subscription Addiction. He’s been hooked on geek subscription boxes since 2012 thanks to Loot Crate and Nerd Block. Geek boxes sparked his desire for collecting Funko Pops and comic book statues!

Posted in Geek Subscription Boxes, Horror Block Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: horror block | 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. yeah ive been following some unboxings for a few months deciding on this..so when october rolled around I figured hello Halloween : perfect time to finally try horror block. .. very much disappointed. I would not have spent $30 seeing this stuff in a store. love the shirt and the doll was ok-cool to put out for halloween each yr. the book -yeah ok ill enjoy going through it once. the rest meh. wish october had at least another ‘big’ item like a horror funko given the time of year! I have seen better unboxings so ill give it another chance and decide if ill continue past two months.

  2. I was kinda eh about this box. I guess as a lifelong horror fan I was expecting something epic being that this month is Halloween ?

  3. I actually really loved this! My son and I watched Child’s Play last night so I surprised him with the doll (which I am keeping). The tee shirt is one of my faves I’ve ever received in this type of box (right up there with Death by Kittens and Ewoking Dead from Loot Crate).

  4. I wish I got this one just for the zombie print.. I canceled this box a few months ago.. if you want to give the print away keep me in mind.. I’ll even pay Lol

    • I’ve got the print. Send me an offer. rrirwin at iuk dot edu.

  5. I love that mouse pad!!! I’ll be your BFF and ever if I can have it 😉 😉 😉

    • Sending you an email 🙂

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