#Jazwares ™ Announces #Minecraft ™ Series 2 Figures #TF14
February 21, 2014

Diamond Steve, Iron Golem, Blacksmith and Animals to Populate The Overworld

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Jazwares, a leader in the toy marketplace, announced today the expansion of its core Minecraft™ action figure line.  “Series #2″ will feature core-scale figure packs of Diamond Armor Steve, Iron Golem, Blacksmith Villager and a deluxe Animal Mobs 6-pack.

The Diamond Armor Steve pack will include Steve with removable helmet, diamond sword and diamond ore block.  The Iron Golem pack will come with accessories including a poppy flower and a block of iron.  The Blacksmith Villager pack will include a removable apron and an anvil accessory.  And, the Animal Mobs 6-pack will include one of each of the following: Cow, Sheep, Tamed Wolf, Pig, Ocelot, and Chicken.

Wave1 shown.  No photography was allowed on series 2 pending licensor approval.

Wave1 shown. No photography was allowed on series 2 pending licensor approval.

All of the new items will be available at retailers this spring.

About Jazwares, Inc.
With its focus on creativity, innovation and function, Jazwares has established itself as a well-respected leader in the licensed products industry. Delivering diverse lines of toys and consumer electronics, their products feature some of the best entertainment properties in the world. Today, through the expertise of their product development team, Jazwares continues to offer a wide array of merchandise at major retailers globally. Their portfolio includes: Minecraft, Adventure Time, Regular Show, One Direction, Plants vs. Zombies, Star Wars, Yo Gabba Gabba!, WWE, Sonic the Hedgehog and Teen Titans Go!, among others. Jazwares’ goal is to invent toys and related products that are new to the marketplace, featuring the brands kids want, at an affordable price. For more information about Jazwares, Inc., please visit www.jazwares.com.

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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