Once Upon A Zombie are fairy-tale dolls with a twist. So far there are zombie versions of well known Disney princess characters such as: Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, The Little Mermaid. Based on the book trilogy of the same title, written by Billy Phillips, the dolls, books and digital game are set to be all the rage. The story behind the franchise is that something has gone wrong in Fairy-tale Land and everyone is turning into zombies and that one human has to save the day.
These collectors’ dolls are made by WOWWEE and are 11 inches tall, with articulated limbs so that the the doll can be made to pose any way you wish. The sets of dolls released are zombie versions of six of the most popular Disney princesses. Complete with flowing hair, glass eyes and skull belts. They are even packaged in tombstone shaped plastic.
When released in 2013 they retailed in the $30 to $50 range depending on the character. Now in September 2016 most Amazon listed dolls seem to have settled at $22.95. There are a few collectors items listed too. These are priced higher in the $30 to $50 range.
The great thing about these dolls is that they appeal to people of all ages, from children, to teens and even adult collectors. While mainly aimed at junior collectors, fans of the books are sure to want a doll to accompany their book. They would also make a fantastic addition to any adult collector’s shelves.
Things we like about Once Upon A Zombie
The funky twist they provide on the regular princess makes these dolls unusual and unique compared to most other dolls.
The attention to detail on the dolls is outstanding, with their long locks, glass eyes, eyelashes and zombified dresses. Each doll comes complete with a stand and a zombie style hair brush.
As well as the currently available Disney princesses there will eventually be other characters such as Aladdin, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland to name a few others.
You should note that Amazon has a caution about a Choking Hazard for children under 3 years.
Other than that it’s hard to find a fault with these Once Upon A Time dolls. Their quirky style might not be to every ones tastes. And so folk have also complained that they don’t come with shoes.
Are the Once Upon A Zombie dolls worth the money?
These fun and funky dolls are definitely worth the money, Reasonably priced and with all their unique details they are a popular item for anyone interested in such well presented dolls – with a Zombie twist.
Where can I buy Once Upon A Zombie?
Once Upon A Zombie dolls were new releases in August 2013. Now there is a whole family of them. The are available online through Amazon and at Wal-Mart, Target and most other major toy stores.
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