Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2007
As most of you have read, I’m currently back in Oklahoma celebrating the  holidays with my family and old friends. Once again I have access to Walmarts (which are few and far between in the Los Angeles area) and several Targets… and I have to tell you, I’m having MUCH better luck finding stuff here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2007
Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles is excited to announce the limited edition Premiere Collection Storm Statue!  Only available through stores who attended the 2007 Diamond Select Toys Retailer Conference, these highly collectible pieces are scheduled to ship in early 2008and will be limited to an edition size of only 600 pieces worldwide! A mutant of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2007
Iron Man is the Second Release for Upper Deck’s New SubCasts(tm) Line  CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 8, 2007) – Riding the wave of momentum generated by Upper Deck’s first successful SubCasts(tm) launch (Spider-Man), the industry pioneer announces the upcoming release of its next SubCasts(tm) figure: Iron Man! "Being fans of the designer toy movement, Upper Deck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2007
From the pages of the Incredible Hulk comes this Marvel Select action figure featuring the jade giant himself!  This massive eight-inch behemoth may have finished his rampage through the Marvel Universe,but that’s just the tip of the iceberg for Bruce Banner! With over 14points of articulation and a World War Hulk rubble-filled base, not even…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2007
dc-logo October 25, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces a pre-release for Marvel HeroClix®: Mutations and Monsters scheduled on November 17, 2007, at select WizKids registered venues!  HeroClix fans can see and play the Mutations and Monsters set before it releases to the general public on November 21, 2007! Mutations and Monsters features 60 new and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2007
Last week Diamond Select released news that Thor would be joining the ranks of the Marvel Select line, but that wasn’t enough for the Asgardian God of Thunder!  Taken from the legendary J. Michael Straczynski’s new Thor series, this Marvel mainstay is ready to make his triumphant debut! The Mighty Thor sports the new chain-mail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2007
Upper Deck’s SubCast Version of the Famous Webslinger is Available For Purchase Online Beginning Today CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 28, 2007) – After having his likeness portrayed in virtually every medium imaginable, Upper Deck — in association with designers TWEEQiM Design Studio — is giving a makeover to the famous comic icon, Spider-Man, with the new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2007
DCD408AMCOMIPG August 24, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces the successful conclusion of its “Coming of Galactus™” HeroClix® world event.  The event celebrated the fifth anniversary of HeroClix with tournaments that culminated in winners receiving the 2007 Galactus colossal figure. “As we put together the ‘Coming of Galactus’ event, we wanted to deliver to retailers an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
  Our man SDComics is on the ground and running around at Preview Night currently.   He’s calling us with updates and we’ll have pictures later tonight.  But for now this is what he has seen and read about:   DC Direct Nothing is on display quite yet at the time of his call, but their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 25, 2007
Advanced Sale of Spider-Man Figures Offers Comic-Con Attendees Sneak Peek Before Main Launch in August Only 100 Hand-Numbered Spider-Man Figures Will Be Available at Comic-Con Beginning Wednesday, July 25 CARLSBAD, CA – July 24, 2007 – Bringing an entirely different look to comic icons people have known and loved for over five decades, Upper Deck…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 24, 2007
noli_coronado.jpg Vader and our friends over at AFHub.com have put together a great feature article on Noli Coronado, one of the main sculptors for Digger’s new group Dig Deep Entertainment. He is fully credited for sculpting the Civil War busts including Captain America, Thing and Nitro. He also assisted in creating the Spider-man and Wolverine busts,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2007
SDCCManBatliteup This year’s San Diego Comic Convention marks one of the largest undertaking in Diamond Select Toys’ history!  Plans for this record-breaking event include several convention exclusives, three celebrity guests, contests, a blood drive and “The Hunt” – the first ever Minimate scavenger hunt!  Below is a schedule of events as well as a summary of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2007
SDCCManBatliteup Wolverine is the best he is at what he does… including killing his former super hero colleagues, taking out Galactus and eating half the brains left in New York!  Based on the hugely successful Marvel Zombies franchise, this exclusive six-inch Zombie Wolverine bust features the iconic hero as never before – complete with exposed born,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2007
July 12, 2007 (SEATTLE) — The Marvel™ HeroClix® “Coming of Galactus™” event begins today at registered hobby and game stores worldwide!  HeroClix players at hundreds of retail locations all over the world will compete in five weeks of tournaments.  Each weekly tournament is a Sealed event and is played using game pieces from the Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2007
July 12, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announces that the sales of Marvel™ HeroClix®: Avengers, which officially released world-wide on June 27, has blown away WizKids sales expectations as well as expectations of industry retailers.  Not only did the presales of Marvel HeroClix: Avengers exceed the total sales of each of the last two HeroClix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2007
DSTtakei June 27, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the release of the Marvel™ HeroClix®: Avengers set, which continues the celebration of the fifth anniversary of HeroClix. Avengers brings big changes to the HeroClix brand, which has become a staple in the hobby game community.  Improving collectability and adding character cards, Avengers is completely compatible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2007
DHElfquestBust1 This year’s San Diego Comic Con will be host to a groundbreaking and thrilling new event entitled “The Hunt: A Minimate Adventure.”  This scavenger hunt will push teams of fans to their creative limits in the search for the ultimate Minimate Adventurer – with the grand prize winners receiving fantastic prizes, including a year’s supply…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2007
l_6300b8dbf9ee41ad2929c75012fb9518 The latest San Diego Comic Con exclusive has been announced and Marvel Zombies fans will not be disappointed.  Following up on the success of the Marvel Zombies Minimate Box Set containing zombie-fied versions of classic super-heroes like Spider-Man and Wolverine, an all-new Minimate two-pack featuring Zombie Daredevil and Zombie Giant Man will be available exclusively…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2007
JUSTICEWave7 The latest DST San Diego Comic Con exclusive is ready to debut – and this one’s a killer!  Featuring all the blood and gore of the breakaway hit miniseries comes this Marvel Zombies Colonel America bust!  Limited to only 1,000 pieces, this six-inch bust is sure to drive zombie hunters crazy! From the pages of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 9, 2007
DSTSTgenesis_khan May 9, 2007 (Bellevue, WA) — WizKids, Inc., maker of the hit collectible game, HeroClix, announced the “Coming of Galactus” event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of HeroClix.  Beginning in July, the “Coming of Galactus” event is a five-week Sealed Tournament; one of the largest events ever offered for the Marvel HeroClix line with Galactus…

 

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