Shocker Toys Exhibiting at 2010 Toy Fair

February 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, New York

Shocker Toys will be shocking the 2010 American International Toy Fair with new concepts and products that are sure to please!

Ridgewood, NJ. – February 8, 2010 – Shocker Toys LLP will celebrate its tenth anniversary by exhibiting at the American International Toy Fair in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, booth #4924. Shocker Toys can be found in the new Action Figure aisle in the lower level of the Jacob Javits and will feature fun, interactive products, samples and a great sales team.

“This year, Shocker Toys looks to grow and add to our experience across a diverse range of products,” said Geoff Beckett, CEO. “We are finishing great new toy lines and making fun, new concepts also. Our newly designed Indie Spotlight line will please all comic and action figure fans and our new 5” marshmallow themed designer line will expand into new markets including lines for girls as well.”

The company will showcase a number of new toys that offer new styles of playability and creativity, a re-growing trend within the industry. Products combined with paint, new designs and comics will enhance the overall play experience. These products include Indie Spotlight, a comic book universe action figure line as well as Mallows the designer line featuring articulation, big licenses and a fun factor like no other.


On Display At Toy Fair:

Indie Spotlight
Indie Spotlight Comic Book Heroes, which was released in 2009 and hit mass retail in 2010, is an ever-growing comic book universe action figure series from Shocker Toys. Presenting independent comic book characters in hyper-posable 6” scale for collectors to fit in with their other favorite lines, the line features collector friendly packaging and accessories.

Series 1 features: Jim Valentino’s ShadowHawk and ShadowHawk black costume variant, Rob Schrab’s ‘SCUD, The Disposable Assassin’ and variant ‘SOL’, Terry Moore’s Katchoo of “Strangers in Paradise”, David Mack’s Kabuki, and MTV’s The Maxx (an 8 inch mega figure). Each figure in Series 1 or, “The Maxx Series” also includes an Isz, a small monster from the Maxx’s world, with each figure. As an added bonus. upon collecting all of Series 1 and mailing in the UPC’s the customer can get a FREE mail away figure (Mr. Gone) from the Maxx’s comic world.

Series 2 features: Dick Tracy and Dick Tracy with Tommy gun and overcoat, King Zombie (from “Deadworld”) and a King Zombie variant, Jack Staff, Ignacia (from “Wildguard”) and The Tick. Each figure in Series 2 or, “The Tick Series” also includes an accessory from the Tick’s world. As an added bonus the Series 2 free mail away figure will be Arthur from the Tick’s comic world.

Series 3 features: (The Phantom, Zorro, Grendel, Fist of Justice and Nira-X)

Indie Spotlight Golden Age Series 1 features: (Dan Garret’s Blue Beetle, The Arrow, Black Terror, Daredevil and The Heap)

Indie Spotlight Two Packs: Two Packs Series 1 (Captain Action and Zen), Two Packs Series 2 (Lazerman and Classic Madman)

Mallows
Mallows are a new 5” marshmallow themed designer figure, featuring up to 10 points of articulation and up to 7 interchangeable parts. They will be sold in licenses such as Madballs, My Pet Monster, Sushi Pack, Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Fullmetal Alchemist:Brotherhood, Soul Eater, Johnny Test, Monster in my Pocket and more. They will also be a girls only line called Go-Girlz and a featured artist designer series plus blank color bodies for customers to create their own characters.

About Shocker Toys, LLP.
New Jersey based Shocker Toys, LLP’s current roster includes Indie Spotlight 6″ scale independent comic book action figures, Who Wants to be a Superhero figures and 5″ Mallows.

For more product and licensing information visit the Company’s website: http://www.shockertoys.com

Shocker Toys at December 13th Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo

December 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention News, New Jersey

Shocker Toys, the producers of some of the coolest and most exclusive comic book action figures on the market, will be at the December 13th Clifton Comic Book Expo!

For more info about them, check out www.shockertoys.com

Shocker Toys

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Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo (December 2009)

September 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Collectibles, Comic Books, Convention Profiles, New Jersey

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Convention DECEMBER CLIFTON NJ COMIC BOOK EXPO
Convention Website http://www.njcomicbookshows.com
Start Date 12/13/2009
About This Convention: Show hours are 10-4. Admission is FREE! Easy free parking as well. Over 200,000 comic books for sale., from bargain readers to investment grade keys, along with other comic-related items (action figures, t-shirts & more)… collector’s supplies as well. We have the Northeast’s friendliest dealers and have run nearly 400 monthly comicons since 1991! Many of our shows feature guest artists, writers, or publishers (if you are one and would like a “comp” table at a show, please contact us). Our legendary no minimum bid auctions at each show are held around noon and typically offer thousands of dollars worth of stuff that sells for a fraction of it’s value. If you are a hardcore collector or a casual reader-you will love our shows
Convention Guests Shocker Toys
Venue Name Clifton Community Recreation Center
Venue Address 1232 Main Ave
Clifton, NJ 07011
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 65
Projected Attendance 200
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? - Collectibles

Scene on the Web: Wizard World Philadelphia Preview

June 19, 2009 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Pennsylvania, Sports

Wizard World Philly 2009Wizard World Philadelphia starts today.

NERDSociety offers a preview while PhillyBurbs.com expects the Obama-Spidey comic a hot item. Syndicate Product Covert HQ offers another look as does the Philadelphia Daily News.

Paolo Rivera will only be accepting watercolor headsketches.

According to Metal Underground, Terminal Press will be at booth #1000 with an exclusive “DIMMU BORGIR: Dark Fortress” preview book.

Zenescope will have some special cover editions.

According to Icon ss. Icon, UFC star Matt Serra will be there.

Action Figure Insider notes that Shocker Toys will have a Sam Keith’s MTV The Maxx Exclusive.

Toymakers The Four Horsemen have released their schedule.

Brad Guigar will be there with some new books.

Ian Glaubinger in artist alley at booth #88A.

Artist Daphne Lage and writer JD Calderon with trades, toys, sketches, and more.

Dan Moser will have a preview of Chaotic Soldiers.

There’s a special advanced screening of Blood: The Last Vampire.

Via Twitter:

  • @VisionaryComics Good morning all! The adventure begins! Follow us all weekend for news from WW Philly!
  • @HBComics Heading to Philadelphia for Wizard World!!!!! We’ll be at Table 115 in Artist Alley all weekend…see you there!
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  • @Kaliqo Jerry Lawler and “Headlocked” writer/creator Mike Kingston will appear at the Wizard World Philadelphia convention June 19-21
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Keep up with our Wizard World Philadelphia stories by following our tag: http://www.conventionscene.com/tag/wizard-world-philadelphia/

Shocker Toys Presents Dick Tracy at SDCC

DICK TRACY ATTENDS SAN DIEGO COMIC CON 2009 WITH SHOCKER TOYS!

May 16th, 2009 NJ- Tribune’s Dick Tracy attends San Diego Comic-Con this year as exclusive Black and White action figures brought to you by Shocker Toys. This is a first for Dick Tracy to appear as hyper-articulated action figures in creator Chester Gould’s black and white comic strip style. The world’s most famous detective will be available in two limited run action figures. Both will be available on-site at San Diego Comic Con, with the standard issue B&W version also available to non-attendees at Shocker Toys Online Store. The B&W variant figure, which features Dick in his trench coat with a Tommy gun will ONLY be available on-site for a lucky few at Comic-Con.

INDIE SPOTLIGHT COMIC BOOK HEROES 6″ Action Figures SDCC EXCLUSIVES

* Dick Tracy B&W variant figure is limited to SDCC attendees only.
* Dick Tracy B&W standard figure is available at Shocker Toys Online Store and at SDCC.

Tribune-”Dick Tracy’s inimitable style has secured his place in Americana as the groundbreaking detective who kept the streets safe (and millions of readers glued to their comics pages). Not content to rest on his laurels, Tracy continues to be relevant as he combines old-fashioned values with 21st century innovation to capture corporate crooks, computer pirates, polluters, skyjackers, gang members and terrorists.”

Dick Tracy is also part of the upcoming Series 2 of Indie Spotlight Comic Book Heroes 6″ scale action figure line. The line will feature him colorized in both the standard and variant models. Series 2, dubbed “The Tick Series” also features The Tick, Ignacia, Jack Staff and King Zombie.

This is only the beginning of the Shocker Toys offerings this year at San Diego Comic-Con. Look out for follow up with more news to come on other exclusives, product previews, contests and more.

About Shocker Toys LLP
Ridgewood, NJ-based Shocker Toys LLP current roster includes Indie Spotlight 6″ scale independent comic book action figures, Who wants to be a Superhero? Figures, 3″ Shockinis, Metalocalypse figures and Mallows. For more product and licensing information visit the Company’s website: http://www.shockertoys.com