Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2012
Thor, Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Incredible Hulk.    Diamond Select Toys has made Minimates for each of the key Marvel movies so far, and now they’re making Minimates for the most action-packed Marvel movie yet! Hitting stores this spring will be two assortments of figures, one exclusively available at Toys “R”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2012
A company that makes pool toys called “Swimways” let the cat… or the Lizard out of the bag last week when they updated their website to show their new line of pool toys based on the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-man” movie.  Included in that update were product images based on The Lizard, the villain in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 5, 2012
Last week, Diamond Select showed you its new Marvel Select figure of Colossus in action, and now they’re showing off the Marvel Select figure that’s headed to stores next week. The Green Goblin stands 7 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, one interchangeable pumpkin bomb hand and a removable satchel, and his detailed Goblin…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
Our friends and sponsors over at BigBadToyStore.com have  just listed the full Avengers lineup from Hasbro (that has been announced so far) They have over 60 total Hasbro Avengers listing – the main menu is here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2842&company=3 Highlights include: 3.75″ Wave 1 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21453&mode=retail 3.75″ Wave 2 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21457&mode=retail Mini Mighty Muggs http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=avengers+muggs Larger Scale Figures http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2842&company=3&category=8153…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
So I guess this is a thing now… a teaser for a trailer that teases a full length movie.   Folks a teasing Super Bowl commercials, here is Marvel’s for the upcoming Avengers movie.  Catch a 10-second peek at the Game Day spot for “Marvel’s The Avengers,” and watch the commercial during Super Bowl XLVI this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2012
As we run up to Toy Fair 2012 there are all sorts of new images cropping up.  We saw the prototypes for Marvel Legends wave 2 at New York Comic Con, now a source has unearthed Hasbro’s studio pictures of that wave. The line up includes: Big-Time Spider-Man Bucky Cap Daken Drax Fantomex Wrecking Crew…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2012
Limited-Edition Prop Replicas and Collectibles Based on Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and More to be Revealed in 2012                      BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2012) – After making full-scale prop replicas and collectibles for some of the most iconic science-fiction, fantasy and action franchises of all time, eFX Inc. announced today that it will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2012
The Avengers movie is almost upon us, and Diamond Select Toys is building up the team in their Marvel Select action figure line! First up is the Avengers’ newest recruit and the world’s greatest marksman, Hawkeye! Based on the likeness of actor Jeremy Renner, this 7-inch-scale Marvel Select figure comes with his trademark bow and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
Diamond Select Toys has released over 60 figures in their Marvel Select line, all in a consistent 7-inch scale, and the year 2012 marks the line’s tenth anniversary. To celebrate, DST has several great figures planned, including figures based on the movies Avengers and Amazing Spider-Man, but the first figure to hit stores during our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
At the end of the summer, the world will be treated to a new Spider-Man movie, The Amazing Spider-Man, featuring a new villain, a new costume, a new Peter Parker and a new take on the wall-crawler’s origin. Diamond Select Toys has been hard at work on their toys and other merchandise for the film,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
Hot Toys is Celebrating the Chinese New Year by teasing us with more amazing 1/6th scale figures.  They have posted two new teases on their Facebook page with word that more will be coming… “The Legend Ends. The terrorist leader Bane will arrive in Gotham City, pushing it and the police force to their limits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
On Friday Marvel.com and Hasbro treated fans to an interactive liveblog on Facebook.   This liveblog included members of Hasbro’s team working on ‘The Avengers’ movie toy line and Jesse Falcon and Damon Nee of Marvel Entertainment licensing.   During the course of the liveblog they revealed the first Hulk figure from ‘The Avengers’ line. They mentioned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2012
The Only Thing You Have to Fear is Not Getting These “Fear Itself” Marvel Minimates! One of the biggest comic events of 2011 — one whose effects are still rippling through the Marvel Universe — was Fear Itself. The massive Marvel Comics crossover, which saw eight mystical hammers fall into the hands of the world’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2012
Super Hero Adventures, Based On the Hit ‘Super Hero Squad’ Cartoon Coming to The Hub, Will Debut New Action Figures, Playsets and Plush at New York Toy Fair PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS – News) continues to grow and expand its long-term strategic partnership with Marvel Entertainment, LLC, as the global branded play…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2012
MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK – News) announced today an exclusive licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment, LLC to manufacture, distribute and market a line of plush products based on Marvel Super Hero Squad that ties into the new Marvel virtual online world, HeroUp.com. Under the same agreement, JAKKS Pacific…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2012
The first wave of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates is in stores now, with exclusive figures at both Toys “R” Us and comic shops/specialty stores, and Wave 2 should be arriving next month. But it’s almost time to pre-order Wave 3! Our next wave of MvC3 figures will hit in the Spring, and the line-up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
FAN-FAVORITE SCULPTOR TO WORK ON CLASSIC TOY LINE Tim Bruckner To Create Superhero Looks for Round 2’s 2012 Captain Action Lineup SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 1/04/2012 – Captain Action Enterprises and Round 2 are pleased to announce that sculptor Tim Bruckner will be developing superhero action figure sculpts for the 2012 Captain Action toy line….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 1, 2012
This was a pleasant little surprise this New Years morning from Hot Toys.  The first version of the Iron Man Mark I armor usually goes for $500-$800 on the secondary market these days.  It’s great that fans will get and updated shot at this version of the character. On the First day of 2012, we’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2011
Hot Toys teased us with it last week, and now we get our first, full look at their upcoming Captain America figure from the Marvel film ‘Captain America – The First Avenger’.   You can click here to see even more pictures.   Hot Toys is proud to present the collectible figure of the great superhero…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2011
The Real Steel: Marvel Select Colossus Coming from Diamond Select Toys The best-selling Marvel Select line is proud to add to the hit Danger Room sub-line! This time the mightily muscled Russian mutant, Colossus, makes his Marvel Select debut in all his oversized glory! Based on the iconic heart and soul of so many X-Men…

 

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