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TONIGHT: Live Presentation on Toy Making with ComixTribe and Skelton Crew!


We all love our action figures, our statues, our toys, right? Have you ever wondered about the behind-the-scenes process that takes your figure from concept to finished toy? If you have an interest in toy making, or are just a curious sort, you’re going to want to check out this Google Hangout tonight with Tyler James from ComixTribe and the gang from Israel Skelton from Skelton Crew, the group responsible for officially licensed goodness from Hellboy, BPRS, Locke & Key Mouse Guard, Chew, and more.

TONIGHT: Live Presentation on Toy Making with ComixTribe and Skelton Crew!

The presentation will be done via Google+ Hangouts on Air and will stream live on Youtube tonight, Wednesday August 12 at 9pm EDT. If you miss it, no worries: the recording will be available for replay after the live stream.

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Israel Skelton will discuss the step-by-step through process of bringing a toy or custom replica to life from concept to manufacturing; the ins and outs of various options for creators, and include some real talk about the costs, challenges, and opportunities of bringing toys and replicas to life. He’ll be using the C is for Cthulhu plush toy, currently in Kickstarter, as his reference point for much of the discussion.


There will be some time at the end for questions, so RSVP here and don’t miss out on this event! Direct any questions you may have to Tyler and get them answered at the end of the presentation. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in toy making – don’t miss it!

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Rosemary Kiladitis is a children’s librarian, a mom, and a proud fangirl/nerdgirl. She did her homework while watching reruns of the 1966 Batman series, which led to her longstanding relationship with the Bat, and she’s pretty sure that Barbara Gordon is the real reason she went to library school. She loves superheroes, supervillains, and is secretly married to Hellboy. Or Loki. She can’t remember, but it’s one of them. Roe blogs about children’s and teen books at, and you can read her 140 character ramblings on twitter @RoeSolo.

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