Boss Fight Studio sent along a press release announcing their Flash Gordon action figures that will be making their debut at NYTF this weekend. Check back for booth coverage
Boss Fight Announces the First Hero H.A.C.K.S. Licensed Characters
Building on the Popular Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S. Line
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New York, February 20, 2020 – Boss Fight Studio, in conjunction with King Features Syndicate, home to some of the world’s most popular entertainment characters, is excited to announce pre-orders for the first Flash Gordon figure – 40th Anniversary Flash Gordon with collectible lunchbox.
“Working on the Flash Gordon line has been a blast,” says Andrew Franks, art director at Boss Fight Studio. “Developing both the movie and classic comic characters means we get to imagine each character in different ways. The first Hero H.A.C.K.S. characters to be released will allow our fans to build their collections and continue customizing in a special way.”
The first figure in the mixed movie and comic strip line, movie version Flash Gordon features extensive articulation, multiple hands, multiple heads and a “football” accessory. This special pre-order version comes packed in a collectible metal lunchbox featuring both classic and brand-new Flash Gordon art. Designed for play, display and customization, movie version Flash Gordon can be pre-ordered now for Q3 delivery.
“This line of figures evokes strong memories of the comics I read as a child and the movie I continually rewatch as an adult,” shares Erik Arana, art director for Boss Fight Studio. “The poseability of these figures allows fans to imagine all the adventures on the planet Mongo.”
“We’re thrilled to have Boss Fight Studio on board to launch this special line of Flash Gordon figures,” says Jarred Goro, vice president domestic licensing, King Features. “They are true Flash Gordon fans who invested their passion and brand knowledge into the development of this highly collectible line down to the smallest character detail. And timing couldn’t be better as we kickoff of the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 film.
The Flash Gordon comic strip was first published in 1934 and was originally drawn by Alex Raymond. His incredible illustrations built a reputation for Flash Gordon as one of the most highly regarded and influential American comic strips. Flash Gordon has since been represented in a wide range of media including television and animated series, as well as full motion pictures, such as the 1980 cult-classic.