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SKELETRON™ Pre-Order Store

Created by SKELETRON

ROBOSKULL™ MKII collector vehicle, RED SHADOWS™ Marauder action figures, and more! For lovers of 80s toys, robots, spaceships, and skulls!

Latest Updates from Our Project:

FINAL WEEK TO COMPLETE YOUR SURVEY
almost 2 years ago – Sun, Apr 24, 2022 at 02:30:18 AM

BACKERKIT FINAL WEEK 

Hello Roboskullers!  The last day to make updates to your pledge is APRIL 30th.  After this date, we will lock your reward selections and charge cards for add-on item purchases.  You will be able to update your shipping address until we lock addresses prior to shipment.

Thank you to the 79% of you who have visited and completed your survey!   And if you haven’t answered your survey yet, or if you're still making adjustments, we completely understand!  Please take a few minutes this week to finalize your survey-  it will really help us out!

IMPORTANT INFO

If you need to review your information or pledge status, you can return to your survey by clicking the link in your survey email or requesting your survey link under "Lost your survey?" on our BackerKit project page at https://roboskull.backerkit.com/

BACKERKIT FOR KICKSTARTER BACKERS

We've had several Kickstarter backers use the public pre-order page to add-on items (rather than access their survey).  While this works, it's better for you to add them to your Kickstarter survey as you will save on your total shipping cost.   If you've done this- don't worry, send us a message and we can combine your pre-order with your Kickstarter survey manually. 

Still a little confused?  That's OK-  We are here to help, so please let us know, and we'll help you!

RETRO REVIVAL

If you haven't yet, please LIKE US on Facebook & FOLLOW US on Instagram for the latest updates! Join us in the SKELETRON SECRET LAB Group- it's a great place to talk all things Red Shadows with us and your fellow collectors.  If you're following us in any of these places, you've already seen this:

RETRO O-RING SKELETRON/WOLF TROOPER art by LEGENDARY ARTIST DOUG HART

Our 2-in-1 Retro figure packaging art will feature both the WOLF TROOPER and SKELETRON characters thanks to legendary artist, Doug Hart.  Doug's work adorns countless Hasbro toys of the 80s & 90s, and we're proud to be able to feature his talents on our Grindstone O-ring packaging.  And if you're interested in even more Retro O-Ring action, don't miss next month's CALLSIGN: LONGBOW Kickstarter!  This is an ALL O-RING, fully 80s inspired figure line from our good friends and collaborators at Grindstone Toys.  Click here to be notified of the Longbow Launch!

Thank you all again for your MASSIVE SUPPORT and for being so responsive to answering our BackerKit survey- it is tremendously helpful for us while trying to keep track of all you 1,523 Roboskullers!

-SKELETRON

TAKE A STAND, THE CHOICE IS CLEAR!
almost 2 years ago – Tue, Apr 05, 2022 at 07:41:44 AM

TAKING A STAND

Dearest Roboskullers,

Let's talk stands!  You might have noticed that figure stands are now included with both our 4" & 6" Marauder figures (as stated in our BackerKit), but we haven't revealed any details until now.

The action figure stand is an element of action figure display and collecting we are passionate about!   We want figure stands with great function and good looks, and we also love stands that don't detract or distract from the awesomeness of the figure itself.   After ongoing development, we're excited to show you our figure stand concept.

Here's how we've designed our all-new stands to achieve our action figure goals:

  • FUNCTION -  We're utilizing a unique, triangular shape for our stands.  Why?  By using a triangle, you'll have additional options to create figure formations, and you'll be able to more tightly pack your figures while displayed, if desired.  Check it out:
Triangular Figure Stands are Cool & Smart
  • LOOKS GREAT WITH RED SHADOWS LOGO -  Our Red Shadows logo perfectly integrates into the triangular shape.  Nice!
  • THE CHOICE IS CLEAR - We've been buying aftermarket clear stands for years to give our own figure displays a clean, consistent look.  SKELETRON figure stands will achieve this same great look in any environment, right out of the package!
Clear action figure stands look great in every environment.

We hope you love this concept as much as we do!   We're also extending a big THANK YOU to our good friend Paul at Raginspoon Toys for clear casting these prototype stands for us.  Paul, you're the best!

In other news, we continue to make progress on multiple fronts, and have just begun to submit some of our sculpts for final review and tooling.  We also continue to review and enhance sculps to ensure they result in the best figures and vehicle possible.  Check out this latest revision to the secondary backside of our 4" Marauder figure by Mark O'Byrne:

4" Marauder Wolf Trooper Sculpt

It is now April, the final month to make your BackerKit selections!  Please visit your BackerKit survey to lock in your selections, and please LIKE US on Facebook and FOLLOW US on Instagram to for the latest updates! We also love chatting with all of you in the SKELETRON SECRET LAB Group!


LASTLY, and in case you missed it- the dynamic duo that is bringing us the TOTAL ROBOSKULL Hardcover just launched a Kickstarter for Volume 2 of TOTAL ACTION FORCE!  As you can probably guess, this Officially Licensed Hardcover on the Hasbro and Marvel takeover of UK's Action Force receives our HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION!

TOTAL ACTION FORCE Volume 2 is LIVE ON KICKSTARTER!

Thanks everyone for your continued support, we wouldn't be here without you!

-SKELETRON

ROBOSKULL MKII Update with Retro Reveal!
almost 2 years ago – Fri, Mar 04, 2022 at 08:13:51 PM

Roboskullers!

It's starting to feel just a little like spring here in Minnesota, which is pretty great.  And 71% of you have completed your Roboskull MKII BackerKit surveys, which we think is pretty great, too.  Be sure to lock-in your survey by 4/30!

There is a lot happening here as we continue to complete and refine product sculpts.  We are making excellent progress on the Marauder 6" version of our Wolf Trooper- so stay tuned for that!

During the Kickstarter, you Roboskullers also unlocked the all-new, but yet still nostalgic, 3.75" O-ring Wolf Trooper figure.  We loved this figure so much, we couldn't help ourselves and continued to add gear and awesomeness to it-  A jet pack, a combat claw, an alternate SKELETRON head with laser sword!  Everything in this tasty retro figure design came straight from the crazy 80s brains at Grindstone Toys.  SKELETRON's Mark O'Byrne has been working day-and-night to perfectly capture their design in our figure sculpt.  So without further ado, here, for you, our beloved Kickstarter backer, is a FIRST LOOK viewing of our 3.75" Retro O-ring figure sculpt!

3.75" RETRO O-RING SKELETRON/WOLF TROOPER

Beautiful, isn't it?

To keep up with the all the latest, greatest updates, please LIKE US on Facebook and/or FOLLOW US on Instagram.  And don't forget to join our SKELETRON SECRET LAB Group for even more Red Shadows talk!

In case you missed it-  A reminder to all that there are ALL-NEW ITEMS in BackerKit that were not a part of the Kickstarter.  As these items were not part of the Kickstarter, you must add them in your BackerKit survey if you would like to receive them!  This also applies to ALL-IN or ELITE pledge levels-  Add these items to your BackerKit if you want to receive these NEW items:

  •  Marauder JUNGLE WOLF TROOPER - Jungle Wolf Troopers are the Red Shadows' elite camouflaged hunters, featuring the Marauder DARK GREEN CAMO pattern.
NEW ON BACKERKIT! | JUNGLE WOLF TROOPER
  •  Marauder GYRE WOLF - A Red Shadows' elite operative, GYRE WOLF excels in crucial communications and intelligence.   All proceeds from the sale of this figure will go to the family of Gary  "Goggles" "Gyre-Viper" "Sightline" "Gyre Wolf" Head.
NEW ON BACKERKIT! | GYRE WOLF
  •  ROBOSKULL Vinyl Record featuring WORDBURGLAR & COSMIC ORPHAN - This 7" vinyl record features two brand-new and totally badass tracks celebrating the ROBOSKULL and its lupine warrior-pilot!  Includes digital download.
NEW ON BACKERKIT! | ROBOSKULL VINYL RECORD

Lastly, we were saddened by the recent passing of the legendary Ian Kennedy.  We are so grateful that we had the opportunity to collaborate with Ian on this project, and thankful that his beautiful work will appear on our ROBOSKULL MKII packaging.  Ian's art spans generations, as he worked as a commercial artist for 73 years, leaving a legacy that will continue to inspire us all.  Our sincerest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues.

Ian Kennedy, 1932 - 2022

-SKELETRON

BackerKit Surveys Sent! Cool New Roboskuller Stuff!
about 2 years ago – Fri, Jan 28, 2022 at 05:32:37 AM

ROBOSKULLERS!   You should now be in receipt of your BackerKit survey email!  That email contains the subject line:

Response Needed — Get your reward for ROBOSKULL® MKII - Action Figure Vehicle

The body of that email contains a link to your survey-  that link is THE WAY to access your survey.   This email also states "Survey Deadline: 03/31/22".  Based on backer feedback, we've now changed the survey deadline to 04/30/22.  This April 30th date will be reflected if you receive reminder emails in the future.  Additionally, in an effort to best serve our backers, we have added the Paypal payment option.  Please note that if you choose to utilize Paypal, payment are processed immediately, instead of on the deadline date. 

OK, with all that out of the way, we are so, so excited for you to check out our NEW items in our BackerKit!

  • Marauder JUNGLE WOLF TROOPER - This awesome new 4" figure was also just offered during the Marauder BackerKit, and it's now available to you!  And for the first time, the 6" version is being offered!  (You knew we'd do it!)
4" Marauder Sculpt
  • Marauder GYRE WOLF - If you're following us on Facebook or Instagram, you saw this announcement yesterday.  We're overjoyed to be offering this figure to honor the memory of our friend, Gary "Goggles" Head.   GYRE WOLF is available both 4" and 6", and all proceeds for both figures will go to Gary's family.
GYRE WOLF
  • ROBOSKULL Vinyl Record featuring WORDBURGLAR & COSMIC ORPHAN - Yep, we're doing that!  We love collaborating, we love this music, and we've got the artist who painted our favorite album covers (including KISS Destroyer) working on our project.  The Cosmos called us on this one and we answered!   And who better to sign on for this project than the one-and-only Wordburglar?  And no, you've not yet heard of Cosmic Orphan, but their track on this is AWESOME.   Don't have a record player?  No worries, you'll also get a digital download of both tracks AND still be able to enjoy the art!
ROBOSKULL Vinyl Record featuring Wordburglar and Cosmic Orphan

And if you missed any of the items offered in the Kickstarter, no problem-  they are here, too. Lastly, there might be a fun little upgrade that hasn't yet been announced or shown that you can find in the images we've loaded onto the survey.  Have fun!

Now go find your BackerKit survey email! 

THANK YOU ALL!

SKELETRON

BackerKit Smoke Test, Tonight!
about 2 years ago – Thu, Jan 27, 2022 at 08:43:38 AM

Dear Roboskullers,


Our BackerKit Event is nearly here-  in fact, 5% of you will receive your BackerKit survey tonight!  Why only 5%?  This a required BackerKit test of our Pledge Manager set up, called a "Smoke Test".   So if you receive your BackerKit survey email tonight, please respond to it as soon as possible.  And remember, you can change your response selections later, so no pressure!  Trying it out and providing any feedback (in case something seems unclear, confusing, or just plain wrong) will help us move more quickly to the full BackerKit launch, which should happen within a couple days of tonight's Smoke Test.   


We'll also be dropping updates on Facebook and Instagram later today.   We have some new things to show you, including some that are very special to us.  We hope you'll find them special, too!  So please like, follow, and join us on social media:  On Instagram-  @OfficialSkeletron, on Facebook,  @OfficialSkeletron, and in our Facebook Group, SECRET SKELETRON LAB OF SECRETS!

Marauder 4" Wolf Trooper Sculpt

Thank you!

SKELETRON