Dark Horse Deluxe Releasing New Grimm Collectibles This September
Yes, "Grimm" is returning to Friday nights, but that's not the only good thing happening this fall. In late September Dark Horse Deluxe will release a brand new line of collectibles based on characters and stories from NBC's hit series. Get your first look at a few pieces right here.
From the Press Release:
Dark Horse Comics’ toys and collectibles imprint, Dark Horse Deluxe, is proud to offer new items based on NBC's "Grimm." The "Grimm" collectibles from Dark Horse are licensed through NBCUniversal 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 the "Grimm" line with an assortment of products. The centerpieces of this first wave are sculpted, wearable pin replicas of Nick’s key (see below) and one of the coins of Zakynthos.
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 (see above), 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.
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