Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 21, 2011
AFi 6th Anniversary Scoop Week Day 2 It’s day 2 of scoop week and this one is juicy and involves some guessing!   I love Diamond Select’s Minimates.   I’ve been collecting them since the original Art Asylum days.  I collect almost all of the lines they have done, Marvel, DC, Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, Battlestar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
Diamond Select Toys is the only company making product/figures for the upcoming X-men: First Class movie. Today they updated their blog with images of the packaging. Arriving in stores before the release of the new movie are these X-Men First Class Minimates 2 packs. Recreate scenes from the film Minimates style! These Minimates are available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2011
Get ready for the upcoming release of Captain America: The First Avenger by picking up these Minimates at a Toys R Us near you! This assortment includes Captain America and Red Skull, Gabe Jones and Hydra Flame Trooper (TRU exclusive), Golden Age Captain America an Dum Dum Dugan (TRU exclusive), and Frontline Captain America and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 6, 2011
A MARVEL-OUS START DALLAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Instead of Super Heroes®, maybe they should be called Slurpee® heroes. When the first Super Hero® movie of the year hits the big screen, you can be sure a 7-Eleven® fun-filled Slurpee promotion, with collectible cups, straws and a crazy-colored flavor, isn’t far behind … or…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 3, 2011
Iron Man and Wolverine Anime Series To Air On G4 July 2011   San Francisco, April 2, 2011 – Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb announced casting for two of the company’s much anticipated anime series, IRON MAN and WOLVERINE, at its WonderCon panel today in San Francisco to the delight of fans in attendance….

 

by AFi Admin
April 2, 2011
This guy eases the pain of the lost Frost Giant from the cancelled Legendary Heroes wave 3!  He uses the Icons Thor body very effectively!  I expect he’ll be the hot seller of the two. Sent from my iPhone

 

by AFi Admin
April 2, 2011
Well, not quite Thor, more like Clor!  Check out the battle damage on his face!  Goliath uses the same Icons Cyclops body as before, with an all new head and belt.  Bring on the Sentinel!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
To help kickoff the start of this year’s WonderCon, and with excitement building around the cinematic release of Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated Thor on May 6th, SEGA is bringing fans of Marvel’s iconic Norse hero all-new behind the scenes footage from the making of its upcoming third-person action title Thor: God of Thunder. In this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2011
Teased on their website this week, Gentle Giant Ltd. has announced they have picked up a Marvel license for them to produce statues, busts and other collectibles. But that teaser was just the begining, and now they have dangled another carrot in the faces of fans, a new Deadpool statue…   We will keep you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2011
Round 2 is proud to announce that, for the first time in over 40 years, Captain Action will once again be associated with Marvel Comics characters. 1/6-scale Captain Action costume sets of Spider-Man and Captain America will debut Fall 2011 at Toys’R’Us and other specialty retailers, to be followed by additional releases of Marvel character…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 14, 2011
Tonner Presents…. SUPER-SPECIAL OFFER! Tonner Opens Marvel® Event at 2011 Convention to ALL!    If you’d like to attend ONLY the   Marvel® event at the   2011 Tonner Convention in   Lombard, IL, now YOU CAN!   Admission for ONLY the Marvel® event is $225/per person.   Admission includes: a delicious lunch an event presentation…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2011
Posted today on Marvel.com – an all new episode of their Stop-motion, Marvel Legends series "What the–?!" It’s time for the 83rd Annual Movie Film Awards! Just as the award for Best Picture is about to be announced, a few new movies unexpectedly appear. In the immortal words of Gremlin, "They are gonna blow your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2011
While we were at Toy Fair last week Jason and I had the good fortune to be able to sit down and chat with Ed Cato and Joe Ahearn, the keepers of the Caption Action empire. They didn’t have a booth at the show this year but they did have some prototypes in some mock…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2011
While we were at Toy Fair last week Jason and I had the good fortune to be able to sit down and chat with Ed Cato and Joe Ahearn, the keepers of the Caption Action empire. They didn’t have a booth at the show this year but they did have some prototypes in some mock […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2011
While we were at Toy Fair last week Jason and I had the good fortune to be able to sit down and chat with Ed Cato and Joe Ahearn, the keepers of the Caption Action empire. They didn’t have a booth at the show this year but they did have some prototypes in some mock […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2011
February 22, 2011 (HILLSIDE, NJ) — WizKids Inc. announces the manufacturer sell-out of their most recent set, Marvel HeroClix®: Giant-Size X-Men (GSX).  WizKids’ entire inventory of Marvel Giant-Size X-Men, releasing March 16th, 2011 has been completely sold to distributors worldwide.   The X-Men burst onto the scene in this latest HeroClix expansion dedicated to Marvel’s “First Family”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2011
While at Toy Fair 2011 we answered fans questions as they came in on Twitter.  One question we got was "is any one making product for the X-Men: First Class movie?"  The answer was yes, Diamond Select Toys will be making a line of MiniMates based on the movie designs.  They had the MiniMates on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
Today Marvel posted the new, longer trailer for "Thor the Mighty Avenger" on their YouTube site and it knocks the socks off of the Thor teaser trailer! Check it out!   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHBnrJowBZE&hd=1[/youtube]

 

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…

 

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