Fullmetal Misfits from Diamond Comics Distributors
Fullmetal Alchemist Action Figures Strike Gold
A series of action figures based on the incredibly popular Fullmetal Alchemist
anime and manga - published monthly in Shonen Gangan magazine - is headed to
the United States, and is available in North America exclusively through Diamond
Beginning this November, the animated Fullmetal Alchemist series on Cartoon
Network will unveil the unique story of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse
Elric. After the death of their mother, Edward and Alphonse attempted to use
the forbidden science of human alchemy in an attempt to resurrect their lost
parent. The alchemy carried a heavy price, as Edward lost his foot, and Alphonse
sacrificed his entire physical body. In exchange for his own right arm, Ed
is able to save his brother's soul inside of a huge suit of armor. Ed's natural
talent for alchemy becomes legendary, and he is soon known everywhere as the
Coinciding with the launch of the animated series is this release of the
main characters - brothers Edward & Alphonse Elric and their friend Winry Rockbell - as highly articulated and ultra-poseable action figures, standing 6"-6 Ã‚Â½" tall.
Each includes bonus parts - such as removable jackets, hats, and more - and
comes in window box packaging.
These figures are manufactured by Square-Enix - the video game juggernaut
that brought the Final Fantasy series to the game world, and manufactured the
best selling trio of Final Fantasy X action figures!
Fans can find this and other great products based on today's most popular
manga and anime titles at their local comics shop, or by contacting the Comic
Shop Locator Service toll free at 1-888-COMICBOOK (1-888-266- 4226) or online
The Misfits' Jerry, Doyle Become Fiendish Figures
Two new, vinyl action figures depicting Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein
- original members of legendary punk band The Misfits - will be making their
way to retailers' shelves soon, and are available for wholesale in North America
exclusively through Diamond Comic Distributors!
In early 1977, at the dawn of the punk rock movement, The Misfits were born.
Taking the title of Marilyn Monroe's last movie as their name, singer Glenn
Danzig, bassist Only, and guitarist Von Frankenstein set out to make an impression.
They wound up making history and creating a legacy that has stood the test
of time, and transcended to an entirely new generation. Throughout the span
of their career, The Misfits' audience has developed into an army of "fiends"
(the term for die hard Misfits fans) generating more interest today than ever
The Jerry Only w/ Jacket and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein limited edition
vinyl figures from Medicom of Japan depict the Misfits members as Zombies!
Standing approximately 8" tall, these soft figures feature articulation at
the shoulders, wrists, ankles, and neck. They come in closed box packaging.
Fans can find these and other great action figures at their local comics shop,
or by contacting the Comic Shop Locator Service toll free at 1-888-COMICBOOK
(1-888-266- 4226) or online at http://www.comicshoplocator.com.
|Posted 6 October, 2004 - 21:46 by JoshB|