9/22 Bruce Lee’s Temple Of Kung Fu Series 1 by Jeremy “MAD” Madl X Round 5 Release Party



Toy Art Gallery, the first gallery to recognize high-end toys and collectibles as fine art, will host the official release of Jeremy “MAD” Madl’s latest blind box creation, Series 1 of Bruce Lee’s Temple of Kung Fu in its Hollywood, California gallery space on September 22nd, 2012.

The release party will be open to the public beginning at 6pm, where MAD will be in attendance to meet fans and sign the Temple of Kung Fu blind boxes which will be going on sale for the very first time at Toy Art Gallery. A cocktail reception will immediately follow the signing.

Additionally, fans that line up early will receive a limited edition Temple of Kung Fu poster showcasing all the characters in the series and signed by MAD.

“We will have 50 autographed posters to give away to the first people in line at the Temple of Kung Fu release party,” says Gino Joukar, owner of Toy Art Gallery. “MAD did an incredible job with this series, and it will be a lot fun to have him onsite when people open their blind boxes and discover all the chase characters and accessories that he and Round 5 included.”

Bruce Lee’s Temple of Kung Fu Series 1 features a 3-inch blind box assortment of 29 characters including a variety of Bruce Lee-inspired characters and will be available at select retailers around the world this Fall.

“I’m excited to meet all the fans and see their reaction to the first series of Temple of Kung Fu,” says MAD. “We worked really hard on this series, and I’m extremely proud of the final product. I hope the fans love it too.”

The official release of Bruce Lee’s Temple of Kung Fu Series 1 will take place at Toy Art Gallery at 6pm on September 22, 2012.

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ABOUT ROUND 5 CORPORATION – Round 5 is the premier manufacturer of officially licensed collectible figures based on the hottest sports and entertainment properties in the world. With a vast line of figures based on the most popular personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts and a new series of Bruce Lee-branded characters, Round 5 caters to a discerning market passionate about sports, entertainment and limited-edition collectibles. For more information, visit Round 5 on the web at www.round5.com.

ABOUT MAD – Jeremy “MAD” Madl has been professionally illustrating and designing toys for over 13 years. He’s worked with clients such as Kidrobot, YUM Brands, Pepsi, Scion, NFL, Upper Deck, Mattel, Spin Master Toys, and Cartoon Network on a variety of today’s hottest and largest brands. Collaborating on projects ranging from promotions to packaging, character design to retail and premium toys. In 2002 Madl launched his eponymous production figure line MAD*L™ which has since become one of the most sought after brands on the collector market. MAD spends his time developing new ranges of products including toys, tees, prints and other creative endeavors. For more information, visit www.madtoydesign.com.

ABOUT BRUCE LEE ENTERPRISES – Bruce Lee Enterprises (“BLE”), operated and owned by Bruce Lee’s daughter, Shannon Lee, is the exclusive owner of all commercial merchandising and allied rights relating to the use of Bruce Lee’s name, image, likeness, persona, signature, voice, attributes, marks, logos, symbols, works, photographs and writings, and holds copyrights and trademark rights in and to the name and image of Bruce Lee throughout the world. The mission of BLE is to participate in opportunities that are in alignment with the legacy of the icon, Bruce Lee. For more information about Bruce Lee, go to www.brucelee.com and www.bruceleefoundation.org.

ABOUT TOY ART GALLERY – The Toy Art Gallery is the first gallery of its kind to showcase and consult on high-end art toys and sculptures. Our goal is to showcase exciting, original, and new artists who use figurative sculpture as their primary medium of expression. We also focus on showing, collecting, and producing high end, limited edition, custom, and life-size toy sculptures. Our showroom and gallery is located in Hollywood, California. For more information, visit www.toyartgallery.com.