Tenured readers of the PiercingMetal website know full well about our support of the Toy Industry for our Pop Culture narratives. We’ve been attending NY Comic Con and the Toy Fair for just about a decade now and with the latter event happening in the coming days, I am pleased to share one of the latest offerings from the amazing Super7 company. Check it out.
The Press Release:
Super7®, the San Francisco based toy and pop-culture lifestyle design house, is pleased to announce its latest collaboration with heavy metal legend Slayer, the Show No Mercy ReAction Figure. The deal was brokered by Global Merchandising Services, Inc. worldwide Agent for Slayer. Formed in 1981 in Huntington Park, CA, American thrash metal band Slayer are considered one of the greatest metal bands in history with twelve albums and over 20 million records sold.
Hello again my friends. As mentioned the other day in THIS POST, The PiercingMetal Media Outlet is on point at the 2018 Five Points Festival and in case you’re wondering – you have safely arrived at our second chapter. I’m picking up where I left off in the previous chapter so let’s continue the exploring shall we.
It was back during the 2017 Toy Fair in February that I first learned of the Super7 work in progress “ReAction Figures” that would bring Iron Maiden’s famous mascot Eddie to action figure collectors everywhere but unfortunately there was not yet a prototype to see and only scaled cardboard image to examine. Months later at NY Comic Con there were some prototypes to examine but not to purchase. I shared that image as fast as possible on our Official Instagram and am repeating it here for those who might not have been following us yet.
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Now the time for waiting is over, well, kinda sorta since we still have a week to wait until these awesome action figures can be ordered. Behold the full first series of Eddies – There are four in total and each showcases a different character that the famed mascot became on an album or song. I’ve used the company’s official photography since they did such a fine job of presenting them.
Well would you look at this, its once again time for the NY Comic Con, and it has taken over the hearts and minds of all the city’s Geek Community and rightly so. This massive event not only dominates the Javits Center nowadays but also holds numerous panels at both the Hammerstein Ballroom and The Theatre at Madison Square Garden if those sorts of things interest you. I’m proud to share that 2017’s event marks my eighth straight year in attendance and my seventh as a member of the accredited press. I’m going to start with the photos in the area that is usually taken over by the folks at DC Entertainment. In the past they’ve showcased a number of Superman costumes and stuff from “Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice”. This year they were displaying the costumes on life size mannequins from the upcoming “Justice League” film. Let’s take a look. I am pretty sure that you know who these characters are.
Hello again my fine-feathered convention geek friends. Welcome back to my in-depth wanderings of the Five Points Festival. We’re now up to the fourth and final chapter in this presentation and in this one I will be finishing up with the photographs that I shot over the course of the Saturday session of the event. I’m going to start this chapter with some more of the wonderful Designer Toys that we walked past.