@Kidrobot x Santa Cruz Skateboards Screaming Hand Re-release 
August 24, 2015

Kidrobot and Santa Cruz Skateboards are excited to announce the re-release of the Santa Cruz Screaming Hand Medium Figure!
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Jim Phillips’ “Screaming Hand”, Kidrobot and Santa Cruz Skateboards teamed up to bring the iconic graphic to life as a vinyl figure.

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The Screaming Hand Medium Figure was originally released in May of 2015. The figure quickly sold out in stores and online. Due in part to the continued demand for this piece, Kidrobot and Santa Cruz Skateboards are re-releasing a limited number of this highly collectible figure.

The Screaming Hand Medium Figure will be available in stores and online at Kidrobot.com on Thursday, September 10th at 9AM MST.

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, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.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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