NYCC 2013: Madame Tussauds New York & Midtown Comics to Unveil Nick Fury in Wax
Madame Tussauds New York and Midtown Comics will unveil Samuel L. Jackson’s wax figure as Marvel Comics superhero Nick Fury on Thursday, October 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the New York Comic Con, Midtown Comics’ booth #1736.
Madame Tussauds artists worked closely with Samuel L. Jackson to create his spot-on wax figure when it launched in 2000. It took three months for a dedicated team of studio artists to transform Jackson’s figure into Nick Fury, replicating his distinctive look with a custom-made long leather trench coat and signature eye patch.
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury will go on display at Madame Tussauds New York starting October 14. The figure celebrates Marvel’s highly anticipated Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D television series which premiered last month on ABC and Nick Fury made an enthusiastically-received cameo appearance last week.
Madame Tussauds New York is an interactive “must do” attraction, providing guests with unique opportunities to create memories with some of the world’s biggest icons. Prominently located in the heart of Times Square, Madame Tussauds New York is open 365 days a year at 10 a.m.
Midtown Comics opened its first store in 1997, and is now an industry leading retailer of comic books, graphic novels, and manga, with its online store as well as three landmark NYC locations in Times Square, Grand Central and Downtown and comic boutiques in the historic FAO Schwarz toy store on Fifth Ave., and in Toys R Us in Times Square, NYC.