ATTENTION South Park super fans, technophiles and collectible geeks – South Park Studios have joined the Shapeways community and has opened their very own South Park Shop! For the first time you will be able to purchase some of your favorite South Park characters – in physical form.
The collector-inspired character line is printed in full-color sandstone and the shop will feature year-round introductions of new and old characters. South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have hand signed a limited number of Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman figurines which select fans, who purchase the full set, will have an opportunity to win in these first two weeks of the South Park shop opening here at Shapeways. (contest rules below)
The South Park shop also includes fan favorites like Candidate Garrison, Terrance and Phillip, Tweek and many more. Each month a new character will be added to the shop so make sure you follow the South Park shop so you are the first to know when new characters launch!
So what inspired South Park Studios to join the Shapeways community? To celebrate their 20th season of South Park of course! Fans around the world have continued to connect with the virtual world of South Park for two decades and now digital manufacturing can bring South Park out of the screen and into our physical world in a unique and dynamic way episode after episode.
3D Printing can offer a wealth of benefits including real time customization for fans and direct interaction with the brand. The South Park shop on Shapeways is the inaugural partnership with Source 3, South Park Studios and White Clouds.
Kudos to Viacom and South Park Studios for embracing 3D technology by setting an example in the industry and forging a stronger relationships with their fans.