June 19, 2007 12:10 AM by Joe Blackmon
Shocker Toys is adding the winner of SCI FI’s first season of "Who
Wants To Be a Superhero?" to its popular Indie Spotlight Series One, it
was announced today. In addition to Feedback, the current winner, the
special set will also feature Major Victory and Fat Momma. The winner
of season two, which premieres July 26 at 9PM ET/PT on SCI FI, will
also be awarded their very own comic figure. "Who Wants to Be A
Superhero?," is hosted and judged by the legendary comic book creator,
Shocker Toys company head Geoff Beckett remarked, "As a fan of ‘Who Wants to be a Superhero?’ on SCI FI, I’m excited to be working closely with the creators of the show to create this action figure line in a way that celebrates the true spirit of superheroes."
In "Who Wants To Be A Superhero?," comic book legend Stan Lee searches for America’s next great superhero. The show challenges a lucky few to create their very own superhero alter ego, live together in a secret lair under Stan’s watchful eye and compete in challenges that test their mettle and all the virtues of a true superhero.
New York, Buffalo based Shocker Toys LLP, was founded by Geoff Beckett and Lance Buttiglieri, as new designers in the toy industry, in 2000. Shocker Toys also welcomes into its folds Daniel Xavier Flores and Christopher Gawrych. The company’s current roster includes Indie Spotlight 6-7" independent comic book action figures, 3" Customizable Shockinis, 3" Indie Spotlight Shockinis and 7" GWAR action figures. For more product and licensing information visit the Company’s website: www.shockertoys.com.