Tag Archives: indie spotlight

Translucent Blue The Tick from Shocker Toys and Astro-Zombies

June 11, 2010

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I’ve always been a supporter of Shocker Toys’ Indie Spotlight figures. They’ve taken some of the greatest indie comic book characters of all time (Scud!, The Maxx!) and made them into 6″ scale action figures.  Of the first series of Indie Spotlight, my favorite pieces were the solid purple translucent Maxx and solid yellow translucent […]

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Shocker Toys @ Wizard World Chicago

August 3, 2009

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Our friends from Shocker Toys are headed to Wizard World Chicago (or Chicago Comic Con, or whatever I’m supposed to call it), and they’re bringing a whole bunch of cool stuff with them!  Not only will they their Indie Spotlight line for sale, but also a few of their past con exclusives.  This is also […]

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Shocker Toys Unveils Full SDCC Plans/Exlcusive Details

July 20, 2009

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From Shockertoys.com: Shocker Toys returns to San Diego Comic-Con Booth #3849 with five, count ‘em, five, exclusives, the return of an old favorite and one can’t miss party. Tribune’s Dick Tracy will make his first appearance as a hyper-articulated 6 inch action figure in creator Chester Gould’s black and white comic strip style.  The World’s […]

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Indie Spotlight Series 2 Now Available for Preorder from Shocker

April 29, 2009

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Following the amazing success of series 1, our friends at Shocker Toys have already made available for preorder series 2 of Indie Spotlight. With an expected ship date of August/September, the lineup for IS2 consists of: Dick Tracy Jack Staff Ignacia King Zombie The Tick Dick Tracy B/W Variant King Zombie Variant and special Arthur […]

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Translucent Maxx and Scud from Shocker

March 20, 2009

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I was pleasantly surprised earlier this week to finally receive my NYCC exclusive smoky/translucent Maxx and Scud Indie Spotlight figures from Shocker Toys.  They are both beautiful sculpts with all the articulation that one could ask for without compromising the appearance of the figure.  Although we have all already been told that the figure for […]

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Nerd City Interview: Geoff Beckett

March 11, 2009

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Shocker Toys‘ founder and CEO Geoff Beckett has seen his company acquire some of the most coveted toy licenses in the business, including Metalocalypse, and the Indie Spotlight line, as well as the creation of several original designer toys, inluding Shockinis. However, many of these truly impressive feats for an independent company, in a world  […]

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Shocker Toys Maxx and Scud Smokey Versions Have Shipped!!!

March 3, 2009

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From ShockerToys.com: Maxx and Scud have hitched a ride to their fans via Shocker Toys. Arriving yesterday they are now on their way to different parts of the U.S. to jump out of their sleek packaging and strike a pose on collector’s shelves! Click link below for more pics! You can still order these Indie […]

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Scud Figures Next Month!

November 18, 2008

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If there were such a thing as a “Nerd City Book Club”, then Scud: The Whole Shebang would most certainly be the book of the moment.  Max lent it to me to read while on vacation and I absolutely loved it!  To add to the, erm, Scud-Mania, Shocker Toys is FINALLY releasing wave 1 of […]

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Indie Spotlight from Shocker Toys

August 31, 2008

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