Tag: Marvel


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
Avengers assembling! Much like last year when Robert Downey Jr came to the Hasbro Toy Fair showroom to check out his Iron Man 2 plastic counterparts, this year Thor movie lead, Chris Hemsworth(L) and Captain America movie lead, Chris Evans (R), stopped by to examine their signature battle accessories — the Thor Lightning Hammer and…


by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Tokyo, Japan February 4th, 2011 – Kotobukiya is pleased to announce that they will be attending NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2011 from February 13th-16th at the Javits Convention Center. This is our second year displaying at Javits and we’ll be pulling out all the stops to share some of the coolest and hottest new items…


by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2011
This week the wizards at Hot Toys debuted another amazing new sculpt for a 12" Marvel movie figure- Thor the Mighty Avenger.   Hot Toys is proud to present the collectible figure of another superhero from the Marvel Studios – the 1/6th scale Thor Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from the upcoming Thor movie. The movie-accurate…


by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2011
Sony has released an in-costme picture of Andrew Garfield as the new Peter Parker in the reboot of Spider-Man.  While the costume is not entirely dis-similar to what we have seen in the past Spider-Man movies there are some changes such as the gloves and the shape and ratio of the red and blue parts…


by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2011
Last month Hot Toys gave us a little teaser of their upcoming Iron Man 2 figure of the mark V armor.   This is the "suitcase" armor from the scene in the movie where Whiplash first confronts Tony Stark..    This figure, coming later this year has replaceable pieces to replicate the battle damage of…


by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
November 23, 2010
by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer and James "Sallah" Sawyer. So there was that thing back a few years ago where we found out all about the plans for the final years of the Super Powers Collection including concept art for many possible figures. And that other thing, where some extension plans for the original Kenner Star…


by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 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) We saw a sneak peak at a S.H.I.E.L.D. vehicle at SDCC.  Will we see more vehicles for the Marvel 3 3/4 line like the Fantasticar,…


by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2010
Last night, on their Facebook page, the good people at HOT TOYS showed off the new Robert Downey Jr likeness on the upcoming Mark IV Iron Man 2 figure.  This sculpt is head an shoulders above the previous releases.  He also comes with some great accessories, but I notice there’s not a Randy’s Donuts logo…


by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2010
There’s no more perfect time than Halloween to show you the new packaged shots of the new Captain Action figure and costumes.  After all the good Captain is the original master of disguses with his multiple costume packs.   It was announced at NYCC that Captain Action had just sewn up the Marvel license to…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Happy Halloween from Marvel (Legends) The new Halloween themed edition of Marvel.com’s ‘What The–?’ was posted today featuring a coven of Marvel Legends figures and the voice talent of Marvel’s own Jesse Falcon..    


by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
Posted today over on Entertainment Weekly’s POPWatch Blog is the image of the new cover for this weeks issue of EW, and it features our first look at Chris Evans in his full Captain America costume.  You can read the teaser article here at POPWatch.


by Daniel Pickett
October 18, 2010
Variety just announced the breaking news that Walt Disney Studios has bought the rights to distribute "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" from Paramount to the tune of $115.  The deal also includes the worldwide marketing rights.  Paramount Studios will retain the rights to distribute "Captain America" and "Thor."    Disney also announced the release…