NEW SPORTS, KISS FIGURES ON 2004 SCHEDULE
We've Got Two-Packs, 12-Inch and Much, Much More
Friday, December 05, 2003
Ready for more of the inside scoop on some special items coming in 2004? Cool ... we've got the goods for you. Step this way.
The first is the MLB 3-inch two-pack line. We announced previously we were doing this; now we've got the lineup, which is set for a late March release:
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees SS, No. 2 and Barry Zito, Oakland Athletics P, No. 75
Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs RF, No. 21 and Chipper Jones, Atlanta Braves LF, No. 10
Alex Rodriguez, Texas Rangers SS, No. 3 and Eric Gagne, Los Angeles Dodgers P, No. 38
Ichiro, Seattle Mariners RF, No. 51 and Jim Thome, Philadelphia Phillies 1B, No. 25
Randy Johnson, Arizona Diamondbacks P, No. 51 and Alfonso Soriano, New York Yankees 2B, No. 12
Mark Prior, Chicago Cubs P, No. 22 and Ivan Rodriguez, Florida Marlins C, No. 7
Next on the list is our newest KISS figure, a 12-inch version of The Demon based on his Destroyer look. Look for this in late March at Spencer Gifts in North America and at select international retailers.
We're moving forward with our standard-scale NBA two-packs to join with our already-released NHL and NFL boxes. Our first two basketball pieces are set. They are:
Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers C, No. 34 vs. Yao Ming, Houston Rockets C, No. 11. Look for this Western Conference big men two-pack in late February.
Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets F, No. 15 vs. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers F, No. 23. Look for this rookies set on sale in late March.
In other standard-scale two-pack news, we're completing all four sports in two-pack form with the addition of MLB two-packs in 2004. The first two baseball sets on the schedule are:
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees SS, No. 2 vs Nomar Garciaparra, Boston Red Sox SS, No. 5. This two-pack should hit stores in late April.
Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs RF, No. 21 vs. Todd Helton, Colorado Rockies 1B, No. 17. This two-pack should hit stores in late May.
That's it for now. Release dates are tentative and may change. We'll provide additional details and artwork as the release dates draw closer.