Tag: Marvel Legends

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 2, 2010
Today is exactly one month to the day that we received the terrible, tragic news of  the passing of my friend Eddie Wires.   Today it is our honor at AFi to be able to reprint the tribute that Eddie’s best friend Bill "Billy" Mancuso wrote after Eddie’s passing.   Some of you will remember Bill,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.       Q1) Now that the Carded Galactus has been announced as an SDCC exclusive what can you tell us about the differences between the SDCC version and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2010
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.      Q1) How strongly do competing, in-house lines (Spider-Man 3.75, IM2, MU) affect your figure choices? A1) We try to be smart in our decisions to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2010
    The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.      Q1) WHEN WHEN WHEN will we see any of the figures from the original fan poll?? That Storm and Silver Samurai were some of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2010
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2010
  As part of our 5th Anniversary we are launching a new feature called "Catching Up With…"  In the course of our 5 years here at AFi we have had the privilege of getting to know a lot of great people in the toy industry.  Some we meet at Toy Fair, some we meet at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2010
  The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.      Q1) The new sculpts for the Marvel Legends 2 packs look fantastic! Will these be Toys R’ US/Diamond exclusive like the previous waves of 2…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2010
When Deadpool falls asleep while watching the 82nd Annual Movie Film Awards, his bruised-too-many-times brain sends him to a slumberland plagued with dreams most bizaare! For your consideration, we present the finest Deadpool movie moments that never happened, courtesy of Marvel Super Heroes: What The–?! Watch Marvel Super Heroes: What The–?! Ep. 11 "Deadpool: For…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2010
I’m a little late in posting this, but it’s well worth mentioning.   I got an email just before the holidays from my friend, sculptor Phil Ramirez letting me know that the website for his studio- Ramirez Studios is now live.  All of you Marvel Legends fans will remember Phil as one of the founding…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2009
Hello, Hasbro’s Marvel brand team is very excited to let you in on some breaking news regarding its Marvel Legends line: The long-anticipated Marvel Legends Nemesis wave is finally hitting the U.S.!   We have learned that eight (8) San Diego area Wal-Mart stores will be stocking the Marvel Legends Nemesis wave, beginning this Wednesday,…

 

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