Shocker Toys Heralds In The Age of the Independent Comic!

Released on = May 13, 2006, 4:18 pm

Press Release Author = Shocker Toys LLP

Industry = Entertainment

Press Release Summary = Shocker Toys Announces 6\" Figure Line Based on Indie Comic

Press Release Body = Buffalo NY, May 2006- Shocker Toys recently burst into the
fully articulated action figure game with the announcement of a 7 inch line based on
the cult music phenomenon GWAR. Now, Shocker takes a crack at a line including
heroes, fiends, monsters, robots and other characters created by some truly unique
minds. Welcome to INDIE SPOTLIGHT! 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 Grim Jack will stand toe to toe with Scud the Disposable
Assassin and Dick Tracy!

Companies who have signed onto Indie Spotlight, pitching some of their characters
into the line include Top Cow, Classic Media, Image, Troma, AAApop, Blue Water
Productions and King Features. Some characters in the Indie Spotlight include
Solar:Man of the Atom, Magnus Robot Fighter, Dick Tracy, Lone Ranger, Jack Staff,
Madman, The Atomics, Witchblade, Darkness, Nexus, Shark-Man, The Moth, Retro Rocket,
The New Toxic Avenger, The Phantom, Sachs & Violens, The Wraith, Scud the Disposable
Assassin, Isis, Victoria Secret Service, Judo-Girl, Shadowhawk, OZF5, Grim Jack,
Fallen Angel, Badger, Cyberforce, Jetcat, Atomic City, Smoke & Mirror and God of

Indie Spotlight will feature 20+ pts of articulation in every 6 inch scaled figure.
President of Shocker Toys, Geoff Beckett stated "We want you to be able to recreate
classic moments from your favorite comics so posability and accessories are key.
Shocker Toys wants to have as close a relationship with the creators of each
character as you have come to have over the years of reading their books, so our
figures will reflect that. We also realize that Indy Spotlight will create it\'s own
universe as it grows, so look for scale to play a big part in expressing the
diversity from character to character with giant robots staring down super powered
vixens and over muscled supermen going toe to toe with sickly creatures..we\'ll have
it all!\"

About Shocker Toys LLP:

New York, Buffalo based Shocker Toys LLP, founded by Geoff Beckett in 1999 as a
creative new product developer in the toy industry. This company is transforming
itself into a fully functioning new force in the action figure business. The
company's current roster includes such lines as Licensed Shockinis, Indie Spotlight
6-7" sculpted Indie Comic action figures, GWAR music group 7" sculpted action
figures and their own new brands of customizable Shockinis. For more info visit:

We are sure you\'ll have plenty to say on this line so let\'s hear it!


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