Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2012
Last night we got a sneak peek at what Hot Toys is doing for their 1/6th scale Iron Man Mark VII figure: The most sought-after character from The Avengers movie and the most complex collectible of our Iron Man series that combines aesthetics and technology – Here comes the sneak peek of the Mark VII…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2012
In case you missed it the other night during “America’s Got Talent” here is the 4 minute super preview to this Summer’s ‘The Amazing Spiderman” film.   One of the world’s most popular characters is back on the big screen as a new chapter in the Spider-Man legacy is revealed in “The Amazing Spider-Man.” Focusing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
I’ve been asked to participate this week as a guest judge this weekend at the Los Angeles UCB theater and their “Tournament of Nerds” show.  Turns out that show creator Justin Donaldson is an AFi reader from the begining and he very graciously asked if I’d participate.  So if you are in the LA area…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2012
Here it is, at long last! Our Avengers show! We’ve seen it and we are dying to talk about it. However on the off chance that one of you haven’t seen the film yet in it’s 19 day stop to accumulation $1 BILLION at the worldwide box office, we break the show up into two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2012
Adds Over 70 New Figures to the Online Game Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 10, 2012—Over 70 new figures today landed in the online digital transliteration of the popular board-based combat game, HeroClix Online. The new collection combines figures from two of Marvel’s famed  HeroClix sets, including Giant-Size X-Men . Coinciding with the release of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 8, 2012
Hot Toys again does what they do so well, which is to tease another of their amazing 1:6th scale figures – This time it’s Loki from ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’ “I am a God!”… “You were made to be ruled.” Following the Thor collectible, here comes the 6th Avenger – the supervillain, adoptive brother and archenemy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
You’ve seen the movie, now buy the Minimates! For those of you looking to assemble your own team of Earth’s greatest superheroes, Diamond Select’s Minimates mini-figures have everything you need to initiate your own Avengers! Available at Toys “R” Us as well as comic book shops and specialty stores, 2-inch Minimates are available in six…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2012
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks it’s been hard to miss the massive displays for “the Avengers” products in the big box retailers.  But I thought it might be fun for our international readers to see some of these displays too.   I really like the light up feature…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2012
Gallery1988 in Hollywood, Calif., has just opened a show of art inspired by the Marvel super heroes featured in the highly-anticipated, summer event movie “Marvel’s The Avengers.” The show, sponsored by Visa Signature, will run through the film’s opening weekend, from May 3 through May 6, 2012. Gallery1988, which opened in 2004, is known worldwide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2012
It might look a little bit… like this…  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2012
Hot Toys – MMS175 – The Avengers: 1/6th scale Thor Limited Edition Collectible Figurine Specification 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 The Avengers movie. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2012
Captain Action® Transforms to Become Thor, The Mighty God of Thunder SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 05/03/2012 – Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are excited to announce a new Marvel costume set for classic Super Hero Thor. The Thor costume set is the first new Marvel Super Hero costume to be added to the Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2012
Check out these cool custom, special order Avengers cupcakes that actor Clark Gregg, Agent Coulson in the Marvel movies, brought in to a local Los Angeles morning radio show this morning. These were made by the Cake Mommas, who were the season 4 “Wicked” winners of Food Network’s ‘Cupcake Wars.’

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2012
This week the gang at Hot Toys teased two more of their upcoming Avengers 12″ figures.  Earlier in the week it was Thor, and last night it was Hulk. The Avengers has smashed box office records in all 39 markets just few days after its launch! We believe that many fans have been surprised by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2012
Kids Can Now Be Marvel Super Heroes with New X-celeRacers™ Shoes by Stride Rite® (Lexington, Mass.) May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Stride Rite Children’s Group (SRCG) brings blockbuster summer movie excitement to kids with the all-new X-celeRacers™ by Stride Rite® Marvel collection. Premiering at locations where Stride Rite shoes are sold, X-celeRacers inspires kids to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time to visit Ye Olde Local Comic Booke Shoppe to pick up the latest releases. (It’s also Free Comic Book Day, so some of those comics might not cost you a dime!) But besides comics, your local shop should also be getting in some sweet new Minimates from Diamond…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2012
Who’s calling in sick tomorrow?

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2012
Just in time for the Avengers movie, it’s Marvel Minimates Series 44! Featuring the comic-book versions of some of the most famous Avengers, these two-packs will be available exclusively at comic shops and specialty stores starting tomorrow! Each Minimate is 2 inches tall, fully poseable and comes packed with accessories and interchangeable parts. Thor comes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2012
Only days remain until Marvel’s The Avengers hits U.S. theaters, but U.S. toy stores are already getting in some of the most fun Avengers toys we’ll see this year! The movie-themed wave of Marvel Minimates is hitting Toys “R” Us stores now, with four two-packs featuring Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2012
Of all the aliens that have invaded Earth in Marvel Comics over the years — the Skrulls, the Kree, the Chitauri, the Dire Wraiths — none are quite so unpleasant as the Brood. But that unpleasantness makes them the subject of some great stories, which is why the next series of Marvel Minimates features the…

 

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