Dark Horse Deluxe Team up With NBC to Produce Grimm Collectibles!

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Grimm Lunchbox

     Dark Horse Comics’ toys and collectibles imprint, Dark Horse Deluxe, is proud to offer new items based on characters and stories from the hit NBC show Grimm! The Grimm collectibles from Dark Horse are licensed through NBC Universal Television Consumer Products.

Grimm is a cop drama inspired by the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales, following Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt into a reality he never knew existed. Once he discovers this new world, and his role in it, he has to deal with much more than the usual criminals and investigations. With his partner Hank and ally Monroe (who is also a magical creature called a Blutbad), Nick delves into cases involving bees, bats, bears, and more!

“As Portland residents, we feel a special kinship with a series filmed in our hometown,” Dark Horse Product Development VP David Scroggy observed, “although we would have been drawn to Grimm if it were filmed in North Dakota. The production team has been most accommodating, inviting us to visit the sets, examine the props, and meet with the key design and VFX staffers to help inform our line. This kind of cooperation is rare, and it has ensured a great accuracy down to the smallest details.”

Dark Horse Deluxe is launching their Grimm line with an assortment of products. The centerpieces of this first wave are sculpted, wearable pin replicas of Nick’s key and one of the coins of Zakynthos.

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Nick’s Grimm Key

Nick is bequeathed the key as his dying Aunt Marie introduces him to his destiny as a Grimm, warning him to guard it with his life. The key is revealed to have a map carved on the outside, which is etched into the replica pin’s surface. Two small loops on the key allow the wearer to easily convert it from a pin to a hanging pendant. The mysterious, ancient coin of Zakynthos has a long history of bringing a bad end to its possessors, although the Grimms seem strangely immune. While its purpose remains a mystery, various dark forces are seeking it and will kill to attain ownership of it. The Dark Horse coin pin replica is given an antique finish over zinc alloy, re-creating the patina of antiquity.

An embossed, heavy-gauge, litho-printed, classic tin lunchbox, a sixteen-ounce pint glass, a deluxe coffee mug, and an embroidered skull-design patch round out the initial range of collectibles. Dark Horse will continue to offer more Grimm products, including busts, journals, and playing cards, and some very cool lenticular items. Stay tuned . . .

Look for these Grimm collectibles on sale September 25, 2013, at fine retailers everywhere!

 

 

Dark Horse Deluxe Large-Scale Mass Effect Reaper Replica!

Dark Horse Deluxe announces a brand-new phase of collectibles inspired by one of the most highly decorated franchises in the history of games, Mass Effect™. The first collectible to introduce this series is a limited-edition, large-scale replica of the Reaper known as Sovereign, which will be on public display at the Dark Horse booth (#1528) at New York Comic Con. Set for release on June 26, 2013, this premium replica will be offered at a retail price of $349.99.

Fans can preorder the strictly limited, 18.5” tall replica at the BioWare store today! Each piece will be individually numbered and will include an in-game bonus item for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer*!

This craft is the flagship of the rogue Spectre Saren Arterius. Responsible for leading a devastating attack on the Citadel in the original Mass Effectgame, Sovereign is an enormous sentient dreadnought larger than two kilometers in length. The Dark Horse re-creation of Sovereign also has a sculpted base depicting a devastated city and planetary surface to convey its huge scale.

The replica will be solicited to the trade in the Dark Horse Deluxe section of the November cover dated issue of Diamond’s Previews. While the final edition size has yet to be determined, it is certain less than 1,000 of this high-end collectible will be produced!

*This in-game item will only be available for the Xbox 360 and PC versions of Mass Effect 3.