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Captain Action Announces Fifth Annual Custom Contest

 Creative Theme celebrates iconic Action Figure


New York, N.Y. (July 5, 2019): Captain Action Enterprises is excited to announce The Fifth Annual Fan Contest at Comic-Con International, commonly called San Diego Comic-Con. This contest promotes creativity and collectability by inviting fans to submit fan art work of Captain Action, including photos of any of the Captain Action figures from the character’s fifty year history.

This year, in honor of the new Captain Action efforts theme will be creativity.  Building upon the custom figure contests from past years, this year’s contest will be expanded to include Fan Artwork in traditional (and non-traditional) comic styles. The two categories will be:

  1. Illustration Artwork featuring Captain Action and related characters
  2. Action figure photos featuring Captain Action and related characters


An All-Star Panel of Judges will review the artwork and photo entries and select the winners at the panel during San Diego Comic-Con.  Winners will be judged upon creativity, craftsmanship, originality and professionalism.


The panel’s exact time and location will be announced shortly.


Judges for custom contest include:

  • Scott Dunbier, IDW
  • C. Vaughn, Vice President, The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide
  • Michael Polis, Atomic Toybox Entertainment, Wildbrain and Yo Gabba Gabba
  • Harold Sipe, Small Monsters Games, LLC
  • Daniel (Julius Marx) Pickett, Action Figure Insider
  • Meg Stivison, Small Monsters Games, LLC


The panel will be moderated by Captain Action’s Ed Catto.


Fans are also invited to visit the Atomic Toybox Booth (#3921) on the San Diego Comic-Con showroom floor to pre-order the exciting new Captain Action figures.


Fans can view past entries for inspiration here:


“I continue to be in awe of the strong fan enthusiasm for this exciting brand,” said Michael Polis, CEO Atomic Toybox.



About Captain Action Enterprises

As Retropreneurs, Captain Action Enterprises, LLC specializes in taking old properties and rejuvenating them for a new generation. Captain Action’s appears in comic book series, lithographs, statues, action figures, T-shirts, model kits and more. Additional properties include Lady Action, Captain Action Cat, Dr. Evil, Khem, Destiny Zero and Savage Beauty. For additional information, please contact Ed Catto at

Captain Action, Lady Action, Savage Beauty, Action Boy, Dr. Evil and related characters are ©2019 and ™ Captain Action Enterprises, LLC.



For more information, please visit ATOMIC TOYBOX site