Munchy Mummies Candy captured our insatiable lust for the dead. Boris Karloff brought the mummy to the mainstream in the early ’30s. Mummies were perhaps the first zombies. Kids consumed these tiny candies from a plastic sarcophagus. Today mummies are still quite popular and refuse to remain dead. Unlike Munchy Mummies Candy were popular in the ’70s and long buried since the ’80s.