Atari has entered into a collaborative publishing agreement with Dynamite for a comprehensive retrospective hardcover book, which would collect game production and concept artwork, photos, behind-the-scenes info, marketing art, and interviews with key people involved in Atari’s history. The deal also includes the right to create original comics and graphic novels in all sizes, as well as reprint existing comic material.
Tonner Doll Co. Inc. has developed a new 16-inch Lady Action collectible doll through a partnership with Captain Action Enterprises. The Lady Action British Superspy doll recently debuted at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center in New York City and will be showcased at the American International Toy Fair in February, as well as the Tonner Collectors Convention in May.
Since Lady Action was introduced in 2007 as part of the Captain Action line, she has been scheduled to appear in the upcoming Captain Action comic series, Codename: Action, published by Dynamite Entertainment. Caption Action: The Animated Series is also currently in development with Gang of Seven Animation.
This collectible doll, also known in reality as Niki Sinclair, daughter of an adventurer and now part of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Directorate international spy organization, will be available to fans and collectors in comic shops nationwide as well as through online retailers and at tonnerdoll.com in May.
At the Dallas Fall Toy Preview, Dynamite Entertainment has announced the creation of a new division, Dynamite Toys and Games, which is dedicated to the production and manufacture of action figures, novelty products, gaming cards, board games, and more. As leading publisher of original and licensed comic books, graphic novels, and e-books, Dynamite Entertainment, is coming up on its 10th anniversary next year and expects to develop new collectibles to incorporate their exciting new licenses.
With The Six Million Dollar Man’s character to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Dynamite Toys and Games will release action figures, a statue, and novelties all related to the brand. A new line of figures will also be developed for the horror character, Vampirella, reflecting the character’s 45 years of publication. Limited-edition reissues of classic sculpts, including action figures, Evil Ernie, Chastity, Jade, Lady Demon, Purgatori, and more will also be released as the toy division is to reinstate the Eternal Toys brand. Other initial planned releases include properties such as Red Sonja and Army of Darkness.