@Skybound Teases #BlackFriday Release of #TheWalkingDead Boxed Set
November 21, 2017
Following the release of their con exclusive “Shiva Force” boxed set at this years SDCC,  Skybound Entertainment have teased a follow up boxed set that will be sold on their website on Black Friday.  The follow up set will be all villains and is called “Lucille Patrol”  The figures will be repaints of the bad guys in the McFarlane The Walking Dead comic book line.  The repaints and the packaging are made to look like vintage/80s GI Joe figures.  See below for the announcement/tease:
LUCILLE PATROL BOX SET!

You loved our limited run of SHIVA FORCE figures in collectible box set. Well what good are heroes without villains? With the LUCILLE PATROL box set you’ll get amazing variant versions of Alpha, Beta, The Governor, and Negan!

And based on a request from our Insiders FB group, we’ll be giving Insiders a crack at these 2 hours early, starting at 10:01pm EST on Thursday!

Live in store Nov 24, at 12:01am EST. Special Insider window starts at 10:01pm EST

Limited supply.

 

 

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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