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XM Studios @ New York Comic Con 2021

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Well hello there my friends and welcome to the closing narratives from the 2021 New York Comic Con. The event itself has been over for days but in our standard fashion its overall coverage is parsed out to make it easier to digest and also find stuff. If you’ve only just arrived you’ll want to click HERE first to see everything that’s come before in a new tab. This post shines the spotlight on the amazing statues of the XM Studios creatives and I’ll begin with their DC Entertainment themed ones. There is no better hero to start with than Superman.

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Tamashii Nations @ New York Comic Con 2021

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As I’ve reported in a number of posts that have preceded this one, the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ was once again in attendance at the mega-event known as the New York Comic Con. Click HERE to see all of the posts that preceded this one in a new browser tab. Now with the absence of Toy Fair this year I’ve decided to do some spotlight posts as I saw the means to do so with this year’s NYCC presentations. Here is some of the awesome that was to be found at the Tamashii Nations section. I’ll start with this amazing and gigantic statue of Godzilla.

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XM Studios Expands Global Licensed Offerings @ New York Comic Con 2021

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The Press Release:
Singapore-based global design house, XM Studios, continues its trailblazing spirit and storytelling through its globally recognized pop culture luxury art pieces with its latest Godzilla collectibles. As XM Studios continues its global moves with the addition of new properties, expansion of its product portfolio and growth of its collector bases, the award-wining company announced today that it is unveiling four new pieces based on iconic Godzilla movies during New York Comic Con (Booth #1337) at Javits Center in New York City October 7-10.

“As pop-culture fans ourselves, we are excited to expand our global licenses to bring our fans the world’s best collectible luxury art based on iconic intellectual properties,” said Ben Ang, chief executive officer, XM Studios. “Movie aficionados and fans of Godzilla will be instantly drawn to the craftmanship, authenticity, and the visual storytelling of these statues. Every piece will catapult them into the storylines conceptualized and interpreted by XM Studios, together with acclaimed illustrator and sculptor Tanaka Kenichi, who is the 2D and 3D artist for this first XM release,” added Ang.
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Brooklyn Comic Con Issues Health and Safety Update For Event Attendees

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The Statement:
To all exhibitors and attendees we have some updates regarding our event covid policies. There are many questions, particularly with new mandates that have started in NYC. Since our event is 100% outdoors, it does not fall under the new mandatory vaccine guidelines. Masks will be mandatory in the majority of areas in our show. With social distance there are areas designated where people can safely remove their mask. Again this is an outdoor mask mandatory event.

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Bandai America Reveals “Ultimate Luminous Gundam” and “Gundam Infinity” Line

The Press Release:
Paying homage to past and present Mobile Suit Gundam models, Bandai America is proud to introduce the Ultimate Luminous Gundam and Gundam Infinity figure line, launching Fall 2021 and open for pre-orders NOW! Taking the most iconic Mobile Suits from the Gundam universe, the Gundam Infinity collection features a collectible line of 4.5-inch, highly detailed figures with over 14 points of articulation, battle-ready accessories, and interchangeable parts. Gundam fans can either customize parts from different generations of Gundams to create units of their own or model their figures as they’re purchased.

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