Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
Get ready for the best toy news of the year!  In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 70th Anniversary, Toys R Us and Diamond Select Toys are teaming up to conduct a poll where, for the first time ever, YOU the fans will decide which new Marvel Minimates will be featured in an exclusive box set!  And…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2009
  The Wonderful World of Bootlegs!  AFI Men of Action blogger Chip Cataldo had unearthed a bucketful of fun with the Guerreiros do Futuro line.  These are bootlegs based on Mattel’s old Marvel Secret Wars figures. There’s not a lot of information out there on the history of this line, but what information there is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
For those readers local to Los Angeles there are three new Comic Book/Super Hero themed programs that relate to their latest  exhibition "ZAP! POW! BAM!": A SLEEPOVER FIT FOR A SUPERHERO Overnight program begins Saturday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. and ends Sunday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. Ages 7 and up Children must be accompanied by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2009
‘Tis the season for Comic Con exclusives to be revealed and this week Diamond Select Toys and ActionFigureXpress.com announced 2 new Minimates boxed sets that will be sold at San Diego Comic Con 2009 : Champions Minimates Box Set This highly anticipated boxed set will be sold at San Diego Comic-Con July 22-26 and will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2009
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS: THE INFINTY GAUNTLET FINE ART THEATRE A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Fine Art Theatre is an innovative new concept which combines a comic book’s key elements into a hyper-detailed, three-dimensional collage.   The first storyline to take the Theatre stage is Jim Starlin, George Perez, and Ron Lim’s cosmic classic THE INFINITY GUANTLET.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2009
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest and greatest post-Toy Fair Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our Forums.  Q1) Will we see an Iron Man 2, 3 3/4 line? A1) It’s too early to discuss our 2010 lines.   Q2) Will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
img252.jpg This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
This was the scene I was met with this morning at my local Target on my way to work.    Target has reduced two colums of Justice League Unlimited and DC Infinte Heroes (8 pegs) into one column (2 pegs for each, 4 total) and in the remaning space has added 8 pegs of Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Peter over at AFHub has done an awesome feature write up of Hot Toys’ Iron Man Mark III from the Iron Man feature film.   If this doesn’t make you break out your wallet or start saving your pennies I don’t know what will.   Read the feature and see all the pictures here.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2009
Marvel Super Hero Squad Heads to TV 26 episodes coming to Cartoon Network in late 2009 From Marvel.com : The all-new "Marvel Super Hero Squad" animated series debuts on the Cartoon Network in late 2009 with a slate of 26 episodes scheduled to run. "Marvel Super Hero Squad" is an action-packed show featuring super-stylized versions…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2009
This poster was posted over by the Hasbro Marvel figures at their booth at NYCC09.   There will be large scale figures in the 3.75" Marvel Universe line that will be exclusive to Walmart.  According to Hasbro these will be about the same scale as the Marvel Legends Icons figures.   As you can see by…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 6, 2009
Wow. Jason is on site at the NYCC and had a chat with the Hasbro Team about their Marvel products.  Here’s what he learned: Marvel Legends is not dead.  There will still be new product coming for that line, but nothing new for 2009.  What we know about already is what is coming.  There will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2009
DST’s newest Minimates box sets are the perfect way to start or supplement a Minimates collection, delivering an all-star lineup of the very best heroes and villains in the Marvel Universe! The Marvel Heroes set includes classic versions of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Captain America and an all-new Wolverine featuring a retro X-Men uniform. The…

 

by Jeff Cope
December 19, 2008
  The build up to Hasbro’s upcoming 3-3/4" Marvel Universe line continues! Hasbro today revealed carded images of the figures to be released in Waves 2 and 3 of Marvel Universe.  Wave 2 consists of Ultimate Captain America, Ronin, Green Goblin, the Hulk (green & grey), Iron Fist (in his current look). Wave 3 will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2008
Last week over on the Art Asylum blog Diamond Select Toys revealed the Here is the approved paint for the movie Wolverine figure and his back alley dumpster base in their Marvel Select line. While we are waiting to find out more about this figure you can check out the new trailer for X-Men Origines:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 8, 2008
Diamond Select Toys and Toys R Us are excited to announce a new partnership that will bring the latest DST products to Toys R Us stores nationwide!  That’s right, now you can find all your favorite collector toys by visiting the greatest toy store there is! The geek-chic U.S.S. Enterprise from the classic Star Trek…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 26, 2008
The 2008 holiday shopping season is here, and on Sunday, the highly anticipated Toys“R”Us Big Toy Book will arrive! With eight extra pages packed with more bikes, more trains, and yes, more video games, it’s the BIGGEST Toy Book ever produced by the company. Value-conscious parents will be just as delighted to find thousands of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2008
Looks like Minimates are about to enter a War Zone of their very own!  Based on this year’s Marvel sequel, the Punisher returns to the Marvel Minimates line with this Punisher: War Zone Minimates Box Set! Due out on December 5, Punisher: War Zone reunites us with Frank Castle – this time played by Rome‘s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2008
Order Now to Ensure Receipt of an Un-Numbered Secret Invasion “Super Skrull Illuminati” Figure September 12, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. proudly announces that for the first time in the history of the “Buy it by the Brick” program, the company will be reprinting a brick figure –  the Super Skrull: Illuminati from Marvel HeroClix:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2008
August 20, 2008 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. is pleased to announced that it has sold out of numbered Marvel HeroClix: Secret Invasion “Buy it by the Brick” Super Skrull: Illuminati figures and has begun taking orders towards a first-ever brick figure reprint. Secret Invasion is the second “Buy it by the Brick” program sell out…

 

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