Devil's Due announces Shawnimal plush line featuring Geeky Ninja

Thu, February 21st, 2008 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Chicago, IL. (Feb. 20, 2008) – Collectible toy designer Shawn Smith

has a brand new fanboy-friendly ninja flying out of his Ninjatown line

in May, and it's kicking down the door at Devil's Due. The Shawnimals

mastermind has already produced a whitehot clan of Wee Ninjas that

have sliced up toy shelves as micro-plush collectibles and made their

way to an upcoming Nintendo DS game. Now, the cute, button-eyed

inhabitants of Ninjatown have a new hobby – comic book collecting –

and will kick off Devil's Due's new line of toys and functional

artwork titled Devil's Due Pop.

The 8-inch tall Geeky Ninja plush figure comes geared up to geek out

with his own securely polybagged comic book and plushy ninja instincts

to defend his Wednesday reading material.

Devil's Due will also release a spriral bound Ninjatown Journal in

May, filled with swarms of fast flying and furious Wee Ninjas, and

plenty of space for aspiring ninjas to keep track of their own

adventures. Geeky Ninja and and the Ninjatown Journal will both be

part of Devil's Due Publishing's new line of Devil's Due Pop vinyl

toys, personal journals, usable artwork, and other pop culture infused

life accessories based on properties that will be announced soon.

Devil's Due will be working closely with Shawnimals to produce a line

of exclusive plush toys, stationary and comics, which will include a

new Ninjatown comic book series following in June with more details to


Images and products are still under development and are subject to

licensor approval.

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About Devil's Due Publishing:

After exploding on the comic book scene by igniting the "80s retro

revival" in the industry, Devil's Due quickly became one of the largest

and most popular comic book publishers in the United States. Today DDP's

lineup is a diverse mix of original properties and licensed books

including Drafted, Lost Squad, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle, G.I. Joe,

Storm Shadow, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, DemonWars, Voltron, The Nye

Incidents, and the cult-favorite Hack/Slash, which is currently in

pre-production as a feature film for Rogue Pictures.

Devil's Due: reminding everyone that "Pop culture IS our culture". For

more information on Devil's Due Publishing, please


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