TONNER TO PRODUCE
LARA CROFT FIGURE
Copyright 2008 Tonner Doll Company Press Release
[ June 26th 2008 ]
today announced an agreement with Eidos
Interactive Limited to release Tonner Character
Figures (TCF) based on the Lara Croft Tomb
Raider Legend video game. Tonner's Lara Croft
is the first of its kind.
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from the pixels on the screen into the hands of
collectors at a noble 17" tall, Lara
Croft features 14 points of articulation,
rooted hair, and several different changeable
Lara Croft as a TCF, I wanted to capture her essence
and spirit in all the detail," Robert Tonner,
CEO of Tonner explained. "We worked closely with
Eidos to ensure every facet of the figure is completely
Lara Croft, Tonner does for figures what Eidos
did for gaming by giving the collector and player
what their imaginations were asking for; a powerful,
independent, determined heroine.
is one of gaming's most recognized and well-known
characters, a powerfully independent, determined
heroine that was honored with a star on the Walk
of Game in 2006 and a spot in the Guinness Book
of World Records, recognizing her as the "most
recognizable female video game character."
Croft was an opportunity for me to enter a new
realm," Tonner said. "As a sculptor, a chance
to create an entirely new body is incredibly rewarding.
Lara Croft allowed me to express, in the sculpt,
both the strength and femininity for which she
has become legendary."
Lara Croft launched June 26, 2008 at Wizard World
Chicago to an audience of 68,000 eager attendees.
Wizard World is a four-city tour that brings the
world of comics, collectibles, and pop culture
to fans and collectors alike. Enthusiasts had
the opportunity to purchase a Lara Croft from
the first 100 of the introductory production run.
available via TONNERDirect, collectors can visit
or call 800-794-2107 to purchase Lara Croft, accessories,