Forget bull's-eyes and gun-wielding thugs -- sharpshooters need more entertaining and humorous targets to hone their skills.
Gun Fun, based in Huntsville, Ala., produces several lines of novelty targets, including many featuring zombies -- ensuring gun owners adequate practice for when the Zombie Apocalypse occurs.
This graveyard zombie target is slightly misleading -- only head shots count when trying to stop the undead!
Bye Bye, Bin Laden
Another popular zombie terrorist target.
Another zombie-centric item from Killer Targets, whose motto is "Shoot Somethin' Different."
Piercing the gap in the zombie's skeletal arm may be a neat trick, but does nothing for your score, or for stopping the zombie's advance.
A vampire from Orlando, Fla.-based Baker Targets.
Remember, only silver bullets works against werewolves!
A three-headed monster from Gun Fun provides three times the opportunity.
While hits on the shooter can earn points, any hits on his hostage will subtract from your score (as they should!).
Hands Up, Frosty!
Maybe not be as dangerous as zombies, but snowmen can pose a cold threat.
Don't Shoot the Dealer
This playing deck target will help you practice your inner Annie Oakley, who famously shot out a playing card with her .22 caliber rifle.
Shoot a Birdie
Just par for the course in this golf-oriented target from Dirty Bird.
Quantum Mechanix sells a reproduction of a prop shooting target from the TV series "Battlestar Galactica," featuring a dastardly Cylon robot.
As part of its marketing for the science fiction film "District 9," about alien refugees in South Africa, Sony issued this shooting range target featuring the giant "prawn" creatures.
"We Don't Need Their Scum"
The notorious "Star Wars" bounty hunter, Boba Fett, is featured in this shooting target that is actually a limited edition print from Sneaky Studios. The New Zealand-based graphic house also designed artwork of faux shooting targets featuring Darth Vader and Jabba the Hutt's Rancor pit monster.
Deviant Art contributor theCrow65 also produced a series of "Star Wars" shooting targets, featuring bad guys (Sandpeople, left), good gals (Rey), and the hated (Jar Jar Binks, right). Curiously missing from the collection: Womp rats.
Revenge of Fluffy
The only way to stop a bad squirrel with a gun is a good squirrel with a gun. (From Baker Targets.)
By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan