Wow, what took them so long? Case-Mate ( has announced nine new cases for the Verizon iPhone, which was announced yesterday but doesn’t arrive until February. The following Verizon iPhone accessories will be available any day now:

° Monsta (US$24.99) — a nod to the slightly strange, this animated case “turns monsters from scary to silly.” It’s available in white/red, pink/purple, green/dark green and gray/white.

° Waddler ($24.99) — an abstract penguin hides on the back of this soft case. It’s available in black, brown and blue.

° Egg ($24.99) — extruded dots of different heights simulate the distinctive look of an egg crate. It’s available in red, white, blue and black.

° Gelli ($19.99) — it offers “visually dazzling patterns and flashes of color.” It’s available in red, clear and grey.

° Vroom ($14.99) — it’s created with an on-the-go lifestyle in mind and is available in black.

° Pop! ($34.99) — it integrates two supportive materials to bring you a hard case with soft handling. It’s available in white/grey, black/grey, purple/grey, red/grey, pink/grey, blue/grey, green/grey and grey/black color combinations.

° Tough ($34.99) — a, well, tough case that’s available in black/black, pink/black, yellow/black and green/black.

° Barely There ($24.99) — a thin iPhone case that measures 9.3 millimeters.

° Artist Collections ($34.99) — you can choose a case that features the art of internationally-renowned artists, including Chuck Anderson, Deanne Cheuk, Matt Moore and Shadow Chen.

° Anti Glare/Anti Fingerprint Screen Protector (two pack, $19.99) — made from a tough self-adhesive  film, these screen protectors prevent fingerprints, dirt, dust and scratches from marking up your iPhone.

° 4-Way Privacy Screen Protector ($19.99) — it will shield your iPhone from curious onlookers and provides multi-directional, clear viewing.