DF premiere's Morbius bust for ACTOR charity

Wed, December 17th, 2003 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

December 11, 2003, Runnemede, NJ - Continuing their charitable relationship with the ACTOR (A Commitment To Our Roots) Fund, Dynamic Forces announced today a bold new step in the creation and premiere of an exclusive fund-raising bust!

"ACTOR has estimated that DF has helped raise over $50,000.00 for the Fund to date," said Nick Barrucci, President of Dynamic Forces. "In talking with Jim [McLauchlin, President of ACTOR], I mentioned doing an exclusive bust premiere. He loved the idea, so we locked Morbius into the slot, and we're a go to raise even more money for this truly worthy cause.

"ACTOR Comic Fund has been able to do a world of good for a great number of deserving creators," said McLauchlin. "The only way we're able to pull this off is with the help of generous folks such as those at Marvel and Dynamic Forces. Personally, I've been a fan or Morbius ever since I had my dog-eared copy of Amazing Spider-Man #101. I'll be ordering one of these, myself."

From his first appearance back in 1971 in Amazing Spider-Man #101, Dr. Michael Morbius has been trying to take a bite out of Peter Parker... literally! Now, thanks to Dynamic Forces and ACTOR, this Bust is premiering exclusively through ACTOR, with proceeds set to go to the charity. Retailers and customers will find ordering information for Morbius in the March issue of Previews, and available now for pre-order on the Dynamic Forces website.

[Morbius]MORBIUS 9" BUST

Standing just under 9" tall, close to 10" front to back and 8" side-to-side, designed by Chris Lauria, sculpted and painted by Joy and Tom Snyder, Morbius is dripping with ghoulish detail. From the blood in his outstretch palm, to his cold, inhuman eyes, this ACTOR Exclusive Premiere Bust is a must-have for your collection!

$89.99 Suggested Retail Price.

For more information on Dynamic Forces specialty merchandise, product art, exclusive creator interviews and upcoming releases - including more Marvel Comics and ACTOR Product, please visit the Dynamic Forces website at www.dynamicforces.com.

Dynamic Forces is the comic book and collectible industry's top producer of limited edition comic books, lithographs, and more. A licensee of DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Top Cow Productions, Universal Studios, Revolution Studios' Hellboy, MGM's Army of Darkness, Pressman Films' The Crow, Sony Pictures' Underworld, T2, Hasbro's G.I.Joe, Sandy Frank Productions' Battle of the Planets (G-Force), Jim Starlin's Dreadstar, Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!, Frank Miller's Sin City, and many other industry giants, DF continues to set the pace in the comic collector and comic memorabilia markets. Recent product line expansions includes: action figures, vinyl and poly resin statues, lunchboxes, trading cards, lithographs, giclees, apparel and much more!

ACTOR -- A COMMITMENT TO OUR ROOTS -- is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit organization dedicated strictly to helping comic book industry veterans. Through ACTOR, a safety net is created. Financial aid is available for comic creators who may need emergency operations, necessities of life, or sometimes, a helping hand back into active work in the comics industry. It's a chance for us all to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment. http://www.actorcomicfund.org/.

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