Sideshow Collectibles Snake Plissken 12″ Figure Preview
October 17, 2013

Sideshow Collectibles is proud to announce their very first Escape from New York Sixth Scale Figure – Snake Plissken!

Outfitted with his eyepatch, arsenal of weapons, and a whole lot of attitude, he’s the cult movie icon you’ll want for your collection!

Let the countdown to Pre-Order for Plissken on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 begin….now!

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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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2 Comments »

  • Darren D says:

    Been waiting for this guy for a loooooong time, and a surprise out of the blue announcement. Can’t say I’m really seeing Kurt Russel in that sculpt though and sideshows quality in paint apps and body design are so lacking things can only get worse.
    Wish Hot Toys had pulled this one out of the bag instead.
    Still, no doubt I’ll grab him and keep the lighting down low, excited as I am for something other than clones and Gi Joes from them. And the mention of ‘first’ figure has me curious as to whether they’ll really pursue this line: Harry Dean Stanton, Ernie Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, Lee Van Cleef???!

  • Clemery says:

    I just pre-ordered this, right after soiling myself!

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