Friday, December 13, 2013

Captain Canuck storms the toy shelves

Canada’s Superhero gets his first action figure



Toronto, ON, Canada (Dec 12, 2013) – Following his new animated web series, Canada’s own iconic champion, Captain Canuck gets the action figure kids have been looking for since his debut in 1975 with a new release from Odeon Toys. 

He's been on a postage stamp, even the cover of Time, but for decades, Superman had one thing over Canada's Superhero… an action figure. Canadian toy maker Odeon toys in creative partnership with EMCE toys and Big B Comics are righting that wrong. The 8 inch tall figure which will retail for $24.99 will have the look and feel of a toy released when the first issue of Captain Canuck, by creator Richard Comely, hit news stands in 1975.



"We were looking for an iconic Canadian character for our first release, and I can think of none better than Captain Canuck, " said Sam Noir, project coordinator at Odeon. He added  "I was one of those kids who looked for a Canuck figure on toy shelves in the 1970s, I must admit, we're pretty excited to be doing this."



The Captain Canuck figure will be available in 2014 at Big B Comics (www.bigbcomics.com) locations and online at www.megomuseum.com andcaptaincanuck.com.

About Captain Canuck Incorporated: Captain Canuck Incorporated (CC INC) was
founded in 2012 by Fadi Hakim and Alex Sengupta. Entrusted with Richard Comely’s patriotic creation, the partners enlisted television industry veterans Dean Henry and Paul Gardner as Creative Directors to re-imagine Captain Canuck for a new audience.


About Odeon Toys
Odeon Toys  produces  action figures and collectibles outside of Toronto ON. Formed in 2011, the company's first release were  the Mego Museum Super Collector and Brick Mantooth : the Plaid Stallion action dolls.

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1 comment:

TorgosPizza said...

When you said you were acquiring a license, for some reason I assumed we might have a Man from Atlantis figure on the way; still, this is really good news and the sculpt looks phenomenal. Congratulations and count me in for one!

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