DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESSFUL FUNDING OF THE AMANDA CONNER RED SONJA STATUE KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN WITHIN 24-HOURS!
November 21, 2017
The Publisher Also Surpassed the First Stretch-Goal within 48-Hours, Unlocking the Dazzling “Bronze Finish” Edition!
 

November 20, 2017, Mt. Laurel, NJ: Dynamite Entertainment is proud to share the great news that, thanks to the overwhelming support of fans and backers alike, the current Amanda Conner Red Sonja Statue Kickstarter surpassed its original $7,500 goal in under 24-hours, and met the first stretch goal in less than 48! Now, Red Sonja and collectible fans alike will have the ability to receive the dazzling “Bronze Finish” variant of these meticulously sculpted statues!

The two-week Kickstarter campaign celebrates the storied history of one of their most iconic comic book character, Red Sonja, with a set of stunning statue options based on the artwork of comic book artist Amanda Conner from a story from Frank Tieri and Cezar Razek and Amanda’s great cover artwork!  Expected to ship in mid-December, the Amanda Conner Red Sonja Statue Kickstarter campaign remains active now until November 28th, and can be found by visiting:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dynamiteent/red-sonja-amanda-conner-statue
The limited-edition, hand-painted resin statue line brings Amanda Conner’s vision of the “She-Devil with a Sword” to life in three dimensions!  Based on Conner’s cover artwork to Red Sonja: The Black Tower #1, the statue line is sculpted by Jason Smith, measures approximately 7.5″ high, and stands on a 3″ wide base. Options available include the “Full-Color,” the noir “Black and White” edition, and the recently unlocked “Bronze Finish” edition.
 Click here for a full 360-view of the newly unlocked

Click here for a full 360-view of the newly unlocked “Bronze Finish” statue: 
http://bit.ly/2mxO8Kj 
“We can’t thank our fans enough for the incredible support they have shown for this Kickstarter campaign,” says Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher of Dynamite Entertainment. “Without their genuine enthusiasm, we never would have been able to make this campaign such a huge success, so quickly!  We’re certain our backers will be thrilled with this beautiful line of statues!”
Production on these new offerings are currently under development, with an expected shipping date of mid-December 2017. Backers who support the Dynamite Amanda Conner Red Sonja Statue Kickstarter will have the opportunity to receive rewards, including digital and print graphic novels and beautiful Red Sonja statues! With tiers designed to fit any collector’s budget, backers will have the potential to enjoy a number of these great rewards!

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 About Dynamite Entertainment:

Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The BoysThe ShadowRed SonjaWarlord of MarsBionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more.  Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as VampirellaPanthaEvil ErnieSmiley the Psychotic ButtonChastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt.  In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high-profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, Neil Gaiman, Andy Diggle, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Steve Niles, James Robinson, and a host of up-and-coming new talent.  Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles – including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s Project Superpowers – have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors.  In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011.  The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.
Daniel Pickett

Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since.

In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features.

He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced.

In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com.

Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s
“Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com,
Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official
Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many
others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows.

But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.

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