Creepy Company

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Creepy Company
IndustryOnline retail
Founded2015; 7 years ago (2015)
FoundersKellie Taylor
Susanne Goethals
Key people
Kellie Taylor (CCO)
Susanne Goethals (CEO)

Creepy Company, or simply Creepy Co., is an American company known for releasing horror and Halloween-themed enamel pins and other accessories, as well as apparel, toys and collectibles, and decor.

History[edit | edit source]

Creepy Company was founded by Kellie Taylor and her wife Susanne Goethals in 2015.[2][3] Prior to founding the company, Taylor attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and later worked as a designer for a children's book publisher.[1] Goethals is a former philosophy professor who taught at Western Governors University and the City Colleges of Chicago.[2][3]

The company began by selling enamel pins based on horror media and popular culture, and later expanded to offer horror and Halloween-themed apparel, patches, toys, office supplies, and decor.[1][4] The company has released products designed by artists such as Phil Postma and Steven Rhodes,[5][6] and has also sold licensed products based on such properties as Beistle,[1] Evil Dead,[7] Goosebumps,[4] Halloween,[8] My Pet Monster,[9][10] Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,[11] and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.[11]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hutchinson, Sean (September 16, 2016). "How Creepy Co. Turns Horror Icons Into Wearable Art". Inverse. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Our Team - Creepy Co". Creepy Company. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harris, Molly (October 13, 2017). "Chicago-based Collectibles Startup Creepy Company Lives Up to Its Name". Rebellious Magazine. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Moore, Taylor (October 9, 2018). "An Entire Festival Dedicated to Pins and Patches by Midwestern Artists". Chicago Mag. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  5. Sprague, Mike (May 29, 2018). "Creepy Co. Presents Barfie and Easy-Bake Coven". Dread Central. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  6. Victoria (July 17, 2018). "This Australian Artist is Putting a Morbidly Funny Spin on 70s Nostalgia". Dread Central. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
  7. Squires, John (December 12, 2018). "[Gift Guide] The 'Evil Dead' Fan in Your Life is Gonna Need This Licensed Necronomicon Plush Pillow". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  8. Squires, John (December 4, 2018). "[Gift Guide] This Epic Throw Blanket Has Retro 'Halloween' VHS Art Printed Onto It!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved October 17, 2019.
  9. Barton, Steve (July 11, 2017). "My Pet Monster Resurrected as Vinyl Figure from Creepy Co". Dread Central. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  10. Squires, John (July 11, 2017). "My Pet Monster Returning with Official Vinyl Toy!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Wallace, James (March 31, 2020). "Shut In? This Horror Lounge Wear Will Keep You Cozy". Fangoria. Retrieved May 8, 2020.

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