Mezco Toyz Announces Axe Cop 4inch Scale Figures Series 1
May 28, 2013

New York- He’s a cop…with an axe…he’s AXE COP!

He’s the best crime fighter the world has ever known thanks to his trusty axe, his pet T-rex, Wexter (with maching gun hands!) and a group of crime-fighting partners unlike any you’ve ever seen!

Axe Cop is the internet comic sensation based on a story a five year-old boy narrated to his twenty nine year old brother, who happens to be an illustrator. What began as a simple tale became an award-winning comic, and upcoming animated tv series on Fox, and now makes the leap to super cool collectible with Axe Cop 4inch Scale Figures Series 1!

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Series 1 contains:

Axe Cop -The star of the show, with axe, poopsucker gun (to help him conquer Planet Poop), Uni Baby, and lemon grenade (all the explosive power of a regular grenade but with a lemony freshness).

Dr Doo Doo- One of Axe Cop’s many arch enemies, with Doo Doo soldier, and sword. Also includes clear stands to create the “hover” effect.

Avocado Soldier – Axe Cop’s metamorphosing partner, with flute, machine gun, and removable unicorn horn (for magic powers, of course).

Ethan Nicolle, the artist behind Axe Cop, says: “Mezco worked closely with us to make the toys faithful to the comics and to pick the fan favorites. Many of the toys look so much like my drawings in three dimensions it’s almost spooky…I’m excited to have Mezco making Axe Cop toys because they walk a great line between toys to look at and toys to play with. Axe Cop is for kids and adults and I think Mezco nails that market with their intricate but not-too-fragile designs. “

All Mezco Axe Cop figures feature up to five points of articulation.

Each figure is individually packaged in a display friendly blister package covered with Axe cop artwork.

Look for Axe Cop Series 1 and Axe Cop Deluxe Figures at Toys”R”Us and other fine retailers!

Axe Cop chops his way into stores in October 2013.

 

About Surge Licensing:

Surge Licensing is a full-service licensing and entertainment agency that also represents Archie Comic Publications; Palladium Books: Rifts® and Nightbane® properties; fine artist Autumn de Forest; and produces adventure television programming for Comcast’s Versus Sports Network.

About Mezco Toyz:

Mezco Toyz LLC, specializes in the design, manufacture, and marketing of toys and collectables for all ages. A design-driven company that continuously thinks outside the box, Mezco is a leader in collectable action figures, doll manufacturing and marketing. Creators of brands such as Living Dead Dolls, Hoods, Creepy Cuddlers, Mez-Itz and more, Mezco also produces many of today’s most popular collector-friendly licensed products including: South Park, Hellboy, Popeye, Family Guy, Scarface, DC Universe, Little Big Planet and Thundercats to name a few. With a consumer outreach that is comprised of wholesale, distribution and direct to consumer networks; Mezco’s product placement abilities span worldwide. The award-winning company has offices in the United States as well as in Hong Kong, overseeing all aspects of design, marketing and manufacturing.

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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