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.
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.
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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The film “Godzilla Vs. Kong” is breaking records at a time when we all need some take me away from it all knockdown action and if you haven’t seen this yet I highly recommend it. The popularity of the King Of The Monsters found me excited to share this news from the fine folks over at the Mezco Toyz company who have just recently revealed two boxed sets of figures that celebrate the film “Destroy All Monsters”. Let’s take a look at the press copy and the images that they provided down below.
The Press Release:
5 Points XL Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters (1968) – Round 1 & 2 Boxed Sets
Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters (1968) – Round 1 Boxed Set. 5 Points XL – a colossal addition to our nostalgic 5 Points line with the same fan-fueled fun, but bigger! …It’s a little bit of a big deal. The monsters are in revolt…and the world is on the brink of destruction! Inspired by the 1968 film, this colossal crate of kaiju can barely contain the beasts of Monsterland – Godzilla, Mothra, Anguirus, and Rodan!
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It’s without question that we are excited about the opening of the new “Godzilla Vs. Kong” movie which will premiere in some theaters that are open to welcome limited audiences and on the HBO Max streaming service today and we’ve been reporting on it here on the website when we learned of something cool. Past posts and assorted Kaiju coolness can be observed by clicking HERE for those interested. I’ve run this announcement as a “Now Streaming” one based on the lay of the land and now it’s time to take a look at the official poster, premise and casting along with some of the other regional release posters.
The Premise: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet collide in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks on a perilous mission into uncharted terrain and unearths clues to the Titans’ origins, a human conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever. (c/o Legendary and Warner Bros)
Continue reading Now Streaming: “Godzilla Vs. Kong” on HBO Max (3/31/2021)