<strong><em>King Kong</em></strong> Toys
After months of eager anticipation, Universal Studios Consumer Products Group and Playmates Toys will unveil the complete line of King Kong toys, based on Universal Pictures' December 14th release, King Kong, from three-time Academy Award® winner Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings" trilogy), at Comic-Con International this weekend in San Diego. Following the worldwide trailer debut of the film last month, the toy line premiere allows fans another sneak peak at the new world of King Kong.

As Universal Studio Consumer Product Group's master toy licensee for King Kong, Playmates has brought Kong and his adversaries to life in a variety of different action figure collections, role play toys, playsets and battling action games. The toys will arrive on retail shelves October 1st. During Comic-Con, the King Kong line-up will be displayed at Diamond Comics, booth #2401.

Universal Pictures' King Kong arrives in theaters December 14th.

Playmates Toys' launch season product line includes:

Basic Figure Asst.:

- 6" scale (8 styles total)

- Available this fall at mass market retailers for the suggested retail

price $9.99

Deluxe Figure Asst.:

- At a towering 11", the Deluxe Roaring Kong and Deluxe Bull T-Rex action

figures

- 11" scale (2 figures total) -- Deluxe Roaring Kong and Deluxe Bull

T-Rex

- Both figures feature 14 points of articulation at the neck, shoulders,

elbows, wrists, hands, hips and knees

- SRP $17.99

14" Feature Kong Figure:

- Highly detailed 14" figure features sound effects including roaring,

stomping and ambient jungle noises

- With 22 points of articulation, this Kong walks around on his front

knuckles and when standing up, Kong shakes his arms in the air

- SRP $24.99

Role Play Toys:

- Role play set includes Kong mask and breakaway chains

- Deluxe, electronic Kong arms allow children to experience the power of

Kong

- SRP $9.99 and $19.99

Battling Action Game:

- Kong vs. T-Rex Battle Game including 6" Kong and 6" T-Rex

- Game features posable Kong and T-Rex figures that twist and swing to

attack, each monster has a collapsible feature, and unique fighting

techniques

- SRP $14.99

Skull Island Playset:

- Multi environment playset inspired by the mysterious Skull Island

- Designed to play with the 6" action figure collection

- SRP $29.99

Soft Figures:

- 8" Kong basic soft figures

- 11" roaring Kong soft figures includes chest-activated roaring sounds

- SRP $5.99 and $9.99