Court Papers Served On Shocker Toys At Their Own San Diego Comic Con Panel

Yesterday at San Diego Comic Con, Shocker Toys held a panel. Bleeding Cool tagged it as a possibly controversial one. And so it turned out to be. Because as well as attracting an audience of fans of the companies toys, it also received a visit from one upset over allegations of non payment to Shocker Toys creators.

And, possibly a first, one Jim Macquarrie, who has been involved in a number of cases trying to secure creators’ payment and rights, served Geoff Beckett of Shocker Toys with court papers.

Jim later posted on Facebook; “Got the pleasure of serving court papers on a guy who thinks paying his artists is optional. In the middle of his panel at Comic-Con. Kind of a jerk move, but he’s kind of a jerk guy. Shocker Toys.”

Shocker Toys have been a controversial company over the delivery of product and the contracts for the toys they sell, but some opinion had moved in their favour of late. If there are public issues of payment, then that could swing the other way.

Here’s a look at their exclusive Tick toy, out exclusively for San Diego Comic Con…

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]

Southern Bastards #16 “Feminist Agenda” Variant To Raise Money For ACLU, SPLC

Deadpool Star T.J. Miller Arrested For Allegedly Slapping Uber Driver In Donald Trump Spat

scarlet_spider_ben_reilly

New Scarlet Spider Series From Marvel By Peter David And Mark Bagley?

Spider-Man: Homecoming 2 Is Coming In 2019

rogue one

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Star Riz Ahmed Doesn’t Think Much Of #DumpStarWars

Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Pushes Out ‘Justice League 2’ For Zack Snyder Passion Project

Jennifer Lawrence Apologizes For Defiling Hawaiian Sacred Rocks With Butt

batmanhush

Batman: Hush – 24 Trades Of Christmas

Humans Introduces New Characters As Season 2 Approaches

witchblade

Top Cow’s Groupees Bundle Offers 39 Digital Trades for $15