Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2006
Shocker Toys will be debuting some amazing new lines for you to see such as GWAR wave1 and a new 6” comic book line of action figures which will strengthen the bonds of loyalty between fans of Independent Comics and the men and women who create them using a new hyper articulated action figure line named Indie Spotlight. The line will kick off with Wave 1: Witchblade, Madman, Shadowhawk And Judge Death. Focusing on classic characters as well as underground favorites and new arrivals to the panels, Indie Spotlight will bring these icons of the Independent Comic Universe to comic shops all over the world and into the homes of the fans who have come to love them. For the first time ever, the likes of Witchblade and Shadowhawk will stand toe to toe with Judge Death and Madman.
How about we add some give-away items free from Shocker Toys every day at SDCC to make it fun?! During the four days of Comic Con International, Shocker Toys will be raffling off different items. Exclusives you can’t get anywhere else.
Just what will be up for grabs at the San Diego 2006 Comic Convention? Look below:
Thursday, July 20 - A GWAR Beefcake the Mighty exclusive, a glow in the dark Toxic Avenger Shockini SDCC exclusive, a Wizard World Skeleton exclusive.
Friday, July 21 - A GWAR Beefcake the Mighty exclusive, a glow in the dark Toxic Avenger Shockini SDCC exclusive, an MOC AFA graded ruby red exclusive Shockini.
Saturday, July 22 - A GWAR Beefcake the Mighty exclusive, a glow in the dark Toxic Avenger Shockini SDCC exclusive, a Wizard World Skeleton exclusive, an Electrobyte Shockini set of all three Shockini Electrobytes.
Sunday, July 23 - A GWAR Beefcake the Mighty exclusive, a glow in the dark Toxic Avenger Shockini SDCC exclusive, a Wizard World Skeleton exclusive.
(Please note: Lineup and type of item/s available subject to change/substitutions without prior notification. Due to recent policy changes at the Comic Con, we are still formulating how tickets will be distributed to interested people.) Not only that but you can get a chance to talk with, Shocker Toys President Geoff Beckett, at Comic Con panels dealing with the toy industry. Also meet some of the great artists involved in the Indie Spotlight lineup of new independent comic book action figures, Shocker Toys will be appearing at the following panels:
Behind the Plastic - Saturday, July 22
6-7pm ROOM 1A
Behind the Plastic: From Concept to Collectible— What are the steps to making an action figure? This panel of toy professionals discusses the process of how your favorite characters go from an idea on paper to a toy in your hot little hands. Preproduction, design, and manufacturing are part of the process, but what does that entail? How does a character get chosen? Why do they pick a particular version of a character? What materials do they use? Ask any burning question you’ve ever had about the action figure business and be a fly on the wall as some of the top names in the industry sit down together, as they do only once a year at this event, and talk toys. Moderator- Julius Marx from Action Figure Times
Other Companies and creations signed onto Indie Spotlight include 2000AD, Top Cow, Classic Media, Image, Troma, AAApop, Blue Water Productions, King Features, The Freshmen, Solar:Man of the Atom, Magnus Robot Fighter, Judge Dredd, Dick Tracy, Lone Ranger, Jack Staff, Moonstone, Honor of the Damned, Madman, Deadworld, Strangers in Paradise, The Atomics, Witchblade, Darkness, Lullaby, Lions Tigers & Bears, Nexus, Popbot, Shark-Man, The Moth, Retro Rocket, Zoomsuit, The New Toxic Avenger, Slayer, The Phantom, Ninja High School, Warrior Nun, Sachs & Violens, Ant, The Wraith, Scud the Disposable Assassin, Isis, Jack The Lantern, Bushido, Bounty Killer, Victoria Secret Service, Judo-Girl, Shadowhawk, OZF5, Grim Jack, Fallen Angel, Buzzboy, Badger, Cyberforce, Jetcat, Atomic City, Smoke & Mirror and Thundergod. There will be more additions as the line progresses so keep watching! There will be more additions as the line progresses so keep watching!
Be sure to hit up Shocker Toys at San Diego Comic Con at booth #5488 for their GWAR Exclusive as well as the INDIE SPOTLIGHT signings all weekend with...
Heroic Publishing Liberty Girl and Flare Artist Mark Sparacio / Friday 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Nira-X / Zen creator/artist Bill Maus / Friday 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Zapt! And Markus Fang Shannon Denton/Armand Villavert Jr. / Saturday 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Nira-X / Zen creator/artist Bill Maus / Saturday 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Blue Water Productions artist Nadir / Saturday 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Arcana Studios (see booth for times)
For more from Shocker Toys, check out http://www.shockertoys.com
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