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Action Figure Insider » NACELLE COMPANY LAUNCHES TOY DIVISION

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Nacelle Company, the studio behind Netflix The toys that Made Us, a toy store near you, the movies that made us, behind the attraction on Disney+, and Down to earth with Zac Efron announced the launch of a toy division aimed at preserving nostalgic franchises and bringing them to new generations.

The Nacelle company has been busy acquiring IPs such as The Great Garloo, Power Lords, Robo Force and more, while producing and selling consumer products for these franchises which include soft goods, collectibles, books , physical media and more. In 2021, the company hired renowned toy designer and artist, David Vonner, to lead its toy design division.

Starting in 2022, Nacelle introduced its first wave of action figures from its upcoming Robo Force toy line, including Wrecker, Hun-Dred, and Maxx Steele. The company recently teamed up with Funko to release a Great Garloo Funko Pop limited to 1000 pieces and exclusive to Emerald City Comic Con. Nacelle Company is also partnering with Super7 to develop The Great Garloo’s line of ReAction figures. In 2021, Nacelle acquired the iconic toy brand, Marx Toys, with the intention of revamping the “Magic of Marx” and showcasing its remarkable properties by developing a collection of toys, books and other products from lifestyle.

In addition to their development of Garloo, Robo Force and more, Nacelle Company announced in 2021 that it had partnered with Super7 to bring the beloved ’80s animated franchise Silverhawks back to life for television.

The full range of Nacelle Store products is available on NacelleStore.com. “A lot of what we do at Nacelle is pop culture and toy driven, so it seemed like a jump into the toy development and manufacturing industry was an obvious opportunity that we wanted to explore and in which we think we can have fun with,” Nacelle Company CEO Brian Volk-Weiss said.

About Nacelle:

The Nacelle Company, founded by Brian Volk Weiss, is an American diversified media company headquartered in Burbank, California. Established in 2017, they are a leader in the pop culture space through its scripted and unscripted production, podcasting, publishing, records, distribution, development, marketing and management divisions. Nacelle has produced hits such as the Netflix docu-series, Down to earth with Zac Efron, The movies that made usand The toys that made usand Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, as good as behind the attraction for Disney+, CW Stopped, sony Crazy of you to restart, all the way black for BET+, History To agree, and history

Headquarters: 55 Years of Star Trek. Nacelle’s wide range of partnerships include: Netflix, Amazon, Disney+, HBO, Discovery, BET+, A&E Networks, Hulu, Viacom, History and many more. The company as a whole is dedicated to presenting groundbreaking stories and the history of pop culture through its style of documentary filmmaking, its unique distribution system and its constant desire to never stop exploring.

Daniel Pickett

AFi’s founder and editor, Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett, has been around toys his entire life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Superhero line in the 70s. He’s been surrounded by collectibles ever since. In 1999 he was baffled by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite lines of toys he collected. Since he couldn’t find the information, he decided to search for it himself, thinking that other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and an action figure for a toy news site and within a year he tripled the site’s daily traffic with his updates, reviews and features. of products. He has established relationships with all the major toy manufacturers and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He has turned his hobby into a global expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they started their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted both in the industry and in the mass media. Over the years, Daniel and AFi have been sought after as experts in the field. Daniel has been featured regularly on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 Network as a top contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our homepage has been linked to USA’s “Pop Candy” blog twice. Today. Daniel’s content has also been featured on Bloomberg News, MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo .com, Ain’t It Cool News, the official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet, and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But it all sounds really cocky and ‘tootin’ his own horn’ – basically it’s that Daniel loves toys and LOVES talking about them.