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Warriors Come Out to Play with Mezco’s One:12 Collective

February 9, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the timeless cult hit, The Warriors. Timed for that celebration, The Warriors join the One:12 Collective with a four-figure deluxe box set and are packaged together in a special edition, collector-friendly metal tin – perfect for displaying alongside the gang!

The One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set includes Ajax, Swan, and two Baseball Furies.

Swan and Ajax both come outfitted in leather look vests. Swan comes battle-ready with a switchblade, baseball bat, and two Molotov cocktails – one with and one without a flame. Ajax is always ready for a rumble and comes complete with a baseball bat and a pair of handcuffs.

One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set

The Baseball Furies, both leader and soldier, are outfitted in their signature Baseball Furies uniforms. Both are ready to bring their A-game and each come complete with a baseball bat.

One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set

After being accused of killing Cyrus, president of the Gramercy Riffs, The Warriors soon have every gang in New York City out to get revenge. The turf battle rages from Coney Island to the Bronx as The Warriors fight to make their way back home.

THE ONE:12 COLLECTIVE WARRIORS FIGURES FEATURE:

  • One:12 Collective body with over 28 points of articulation
  • Hand painted authentic detailing
  • Approximately 17cm tall
  • Swan
    • Two (2) head portraits
    • Nine (9) interchangeable hands
      • One (1) pair of fists (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of switchblade holding hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of baseball bat holding hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
      • One (1) Molotov cocktail holding hand (R)
  • Ajax
    • Two (2) head portraits
    • Seven (7) interchangeable hands
      • One (1) pair of fists (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of baseball bat holding hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
      • One (1) Molotov cocktail holding hand (R)
  • Baseball Fury Leader
    • Two (2) head portraits
    • Seven (7) interchangeable hands
      • One (1) pair of fists (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of baseball bat holding hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pointing hand (R)
  • Baseball Fury
    • One (1) head portrait
    • Seven (7) interchangeable hands
      • One (1) pair of fists (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of baseball bat holding hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
      • One (1) pointing hand (R)

COSTUME:

  • Swan
    • Leather look vest
    • Belt
    • Slacks
    • Sneakers
  • Ajax
    • Leather look vest
    • Tank top
    • Belt
    • Slacks
    • Sneakers
  • Baseball Fury Leader
    • Baseball cap
    • Furies baseball uniform
    • 3 quarter sleeve shirt
    • Belt
    • Socks
    • Baseball cleats
  • Baseball Fury
    • Baseball cap
    • Furies baseball uniform
    • 3 quarter sleeve shirt
    • Belt
    • Socks
    • Baseball cleats

ACCESSORIES:

  • One (1) One:12 Collective display base with logo
  • One (1) One:12 Collective adjustable display post
  • One (1) baseball bat

CHARACTER-SPECIFIC ACCESSORIES:

  • Swan
    • One (1) switchblade
    • One (1) Molotov cocktail with flame
    • One (1) Molotov cocktail without flame
  • Ajax
    • One (1) pair of handcuffs

The One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set figure is packaged in a collector friendly metal tin, designed with collectors in mind. Set to be released between December 2019 and March 2020, you can preorder the set from Mezco now.

One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set
One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set
One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set
One:12 Collective The Warriors Deluxe Box Set

NYCC 2015: The Warriors Cult Classic Gets Digital Motion Graphic Novel Reboot

“Can you dig it!” the infamous battle cry of Walter Hill’s classic action feature The Warriors will be echoed again in an all-new print and digital motion graphic novel version of the film. 451 Media is creating an all-new print and digital motion graphic novel of the 1979 cult classic The Warriors.

Under license from Paramount Pictures, 451 Media has announced the graphic novel re-boot of the 1979 film The Warriors at New York Comic Con.

Produced by Larry Gordon and Frank Marshall and directed by Hill, The Warriors film follows the exploits of a tough street gang called The Warriors as they fight their way from the Bronx back to their home turf on Coney Island.

In interviews Hill has said the visual aesthetic that defines The Warriors combines the gritty backdrop of 1970’s New York City with the stylized realism of a graphic novel, an artistic sensibility that will be mirrored in 451 Media’s exciting new publication.

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Preview: The Warriors: Jailbreak TPB

THE WARRIORS: JAILBREAK TPB

Cover: Tom Feister
Writer: Erik Henriksen
Artists: Herb Apon, Todd Herman
Publication Date: October 2013
Format: Softcover Trade Paperback
Page Count: 96+ pages

Warriors, come out to play! In this thrilling sequel to the cult-favorite film, New York City’s toughest gang must rally to save one of their own — the hot-headed Ajax, who was captured by police. With Gramercy Riffs, Baseball Furies, and more rival hoodlums confined to close quarters, the prison is even more deadly than the streets! The war chief Swan must launch a desperate, all-out assault on the jail to save his friend.

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Flashback: The Warriors Debuts to Violence and Death

With news of the needless deaths and injuries this early morning at The Dark Knight Rises, I can’t help but think about violence at another movie’s debut, The Warriors, which later became a comic book and video games. Doing some digging, the movie not only caused violence but also lead to the death of three individuals, “triggered by the film.”

“If someone comes to a movie with a gun, who’s at fault?” asks Warriors’ film editor David Holden. Someone did just that at a drive-in showing on the night of February 12 in Palm Springs, Calif. and killed a teenager. Some 165 miles away, on the same night, an 18-year-old bled to death in a darkened theater in Oxnard, Calif. after being knifed by an unruly gang. And three nights later a Boston high school student was murdered outside a subway station, allegedly by two young men who had just come from the film.

This lead to the movie distributor to offer to pay for increased security for movie theaters, a few took them up on that.

People Magazine has a great archived article going over some of what happened.

Top Five Recently Canceled Series I Wish Were Still Being Published

Sorry haven’t posted in a while, but life has been getting in the way, but I should be back in the regular mix here at Graphic Policy from now on. My first post back is pretty straightforward, I’m going to take a look at five series that have ended recently that I wish were still going on. Not limited series, but ongoing series that have been canceled.

Honorable Mention: The Order, all of Marvel’s cosmic titles

OMAC 5. OMAC (8 issues, last in April 2012): OMAC wasn’t brilliant and it was, of course, little more than a tribute to Jack Kirby that hadn’t really been developed into anything of its own yet, but it had a lot of potential. Keith Giffen gave us art that was as true to Kirby as if Jack had done it himself. Dan DiDio was starting to establish an original character in Kevin Kho (the only Cambodian-American character in comics I know of) and there were a lot of Brother Eye stories to be told. Many crappier titles survived into the Second Wave of the New 52, hopefully we’ll see more from Kho, OMAC and Brother Eye again soon.

Heroes for Hire 4. Heroes for Hire (12 issues, last in November 2011): Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning showed us with this series that there are no small characters, just small stories and small writers. Misty Knight and Paladin were turned into compelling and entertaining characters in a way they rarely have been in the past. The first issue of this series, with its shout-out to The Warriors, remains one of the best first issues of any series I’ve ever read. Luckily we got to see the story continued in Spider Island and Villains for Hire, but with the team having no current home, I worry that we won’t be seeing them as much.

28 Days Later 3. 28 Days Later (24 issues, last in June 2011): In the days when zombie comics are rightfully dominated by The Walking Dead and wrongfully imitated by dozens of inferior titles, 28 Days Later was one of the few non-Robert Kirkman series that actually added something to the genre. Every issue started with a brilliant cover (most of the recent ones by Sean Phillips), continued with solid interior art by Alejandro Aragon and top-notch storytelling by Michael Alan Nelson. Following in the footsteps of the first movie, the series was always compelling and gave us a look at the aftermath of the British zombie outbreak that broke new ground in a well-worn genre. The comic did the same.

SWORD 2. SWORD (5 issues, last in March 2010): SWORD is exactly what I’m looking for when I pick up comics. It was one of the smartest comics on the shelf, fast-paced, funny, filled with references and jokes that you don’t need to know, but if you do they add layers to the story, action-packed, and consistently awesome. It featured a strong female lead who could’ve developed into one of Marvel’s better characters and introduced us to one of the more intriguing characters to come along in years in the Unit. Luckily, we’re still seeing flashes of these characters and SWORD in X-Men comics, but it’s sad, that from what I understand, the comic was never really given a chance. Keiron Gillen gets most of the credit for how great this comic was.

Secret Warriors 1. Secret Warriors (28 issues, last in September 2011): Secret Warriors beats out SWORD, to me, because, while SWORD is exactly what I come to comics to find, Secret Warriors consistently surprised me. It was way better than I expected and it brought to my attention things I wouldn’t have otherwise read or thought about. It also had better art than SWORD. Another series with consistently brilliant covers and superior art by the likes of Allesandro Viti and Stefano Caselli (among others), the comic clearly had its own visual style and it was better than most of what was on the market. On top of that, the writing was even better. Originally a Brian Michael Bendis project and later taken over by Jonathan Hickman, the comic delved into the espionage side of the Marvel Universe, particularly the ongoing tale of Nick Fury, better than it has been done in decades. I’m not even that big a fan of Fury and the espionage stuff. Well, I wasn’t until this series. The only thing that still touches on this stuff in a good way are the ongoing Captain America and Secret Avengers titles, but neither of them is as consistently good (and shocking) as Secret Warriors was.

Preview – The Warrirors Official Movie Adaptation Trade Paperback

THE WARRIORS OFFICIAL MOVIE ADAPTATION TRADE PAPERBACK

136 page TPB  • $16.99  •  Teen +
Written by DAVE ATCHISON
Art by CHRIS DIBARI & TOMMY PATTERSON
Cover by CHRIS DIHARI
Warriors… Come out and plaaaaaaaaaa-aaaaaay!

Chronicling one night in the lives of the New York City street gang, the Warriors, and their harrowing journey for survival and redemption. Cyrus, the messianic leader of the city’s largest gang, the Riffs, declares a truce and calls a summit in the Bronx with all the rival gangs in attendance. Cyrus’s vision is to unify all the gangs into one superorganization, one that the cops will never be able to control. But during the meeting, Cyrus is assassinated, and the murder is pinned on a member of the Warriors. With no time to prove their innocence, the Warriors have no choice: they must run — for their lives and for their honor. But it’s a long, long way from the Bronx to Coney Island, especially with an entire city of
ruthless thugs swearing vengeance and out for blood.

Collecting issues one through five of the official comic book adaptation of the cult classic Walter Hill film. Adapted by David Atchison, Chris Dibiari and Tommy Patterson.