Haunted Human Figure: Hard Hat Horror Ghost is an action figure which is part of Kenners The Real Ghostbusters Toy Line's Haunted Humans set. It featured Hard Hat Horror, a ghoul with clawed feet, bat wings, a bat-like face, and a forked tongue.
The Haunted Human set also included Terror Trash, Granny Gross, Mail Fraud, Tombstone Tackle, and X-Cop. Later, Kenner also released two Haunted Vehicles, which had a human and vehicle that changed into ghosts/monsters. The two Haunted Vehicle sets: Air Sickness, and Wicked Wheelie.
Hard Hat Horror Ghost
with pickaxe (not named or noted in packaging)
Front of Card Instruction
Change Construction Worker into Hard Hat Terror!
Back of Card Instruction
1. Rotate arms up and pull sole of shoes down to expose claw feet and wings.
2. Rotate head and chest back to expose bat face. Push head in and out to activate forked tongue motion.
3. Figure can be positioned for hanging.
Description from Action Toy Guide
Each of these action figures looks like ordinary people. But watch out! They change into Haunted Humans.
- Skinman of Kenner's Swamp Thing line has the same pickaxe except in grey.
- On page 19 of Ghostbusters Volume 2 Issue #2, the Haunted Humans (except Tombstone Tackle) make a non-canon cameo as people outside the Pequod's.
- On page 36 of Ghostbusters Annual 2018, in panel 1, on the right is a ghost based on the Hard Hat Horror Ghost.