Dark Horse to create merchandise for “Avatar: The Last Airbender” & “The Legend of Korra”
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon are expanding their incredibly successful publishing partnership to include a wide range of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra collectable items. These brand-new products ranging from figures to plush will debut at International Toy Fair in New York February 2014, and will be released in May.
This new program extends the success of the certified best-selling Dark Horse art books and graphic novels, based on the work of series creators and executive producers Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino, into the realm of collectable products.
A full list of products in development include: limited-edition statues, figurines, and busts, as well as, featured plush, drinking glasses, cups, coffee mugs, coaster sets, magnets, playing cards, badges, pins, lunch boxes, sculptural pins, among other items.
“Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra are some of the finest animated television shows ever created,” said David Scroggy, Dark Horse Vice President, Product Development. “We feel a strong responsibility to bring forward the creators’ vision as accurately as possible in the style they have established, and we are excited to bring these products to fans.
While the above was part of the official press release from Dark Horse, while I was at Toy Fair I scooped up some press materials with more info that are not being made available online at the time of this post.
I can report that there will be a Korra coffee mug with the main case on it for $12.99, a magnet set for $8.99, the lunchbox you saw above for $14.99, and a very cool set of four shot glasses with the various symbols from the world of Korra for $19.99. All of these items will be available in May.