Tag: Marvel

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2007
In this week before the Spider-Man 3 debut, here are the newest images of Diamond Select Toys new Spider-Man 3 Statues.  One may be a bit spoilery!!!   SPIDER-MAN 3 SPIDER-MAN STATUE Taken directly from this spring’s Spider-Man 3, this 12-inch statue features the spectacular Spider-Man swinging into action! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios and created…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2007
NewAvSpiderBoxBack.jpg Diamond Select Toys newest bust is the "New Avengers Spider-Man" Straight from the pages of Civil War this 6" bust depicts the now un-masked wall crawler in his new costume. After Spider-Man’s newer powers developed in "The Other", Tony Stark (Iron Man) developed a new suit for Peter, which he began wearing in The Amazing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2007
afi-shirt-logo3   2nd Anniversary Celebration   LOST LEGENDS- Part I  Over in my blog I have posted the first in a series of "Lost" Marvel Legends concepts that Toy Biz was working on before the license was transfered to Hasbro. In this installment we see one figure that made it just under the wire and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2007
afi-shirt-logo3   2nd Anniversary Celebration   Today as part of the 2nd Anniversary celebration  we get to lob a few questions at Marvel Toys’ Jesse Falcon about the upcoming Legendary Comic Book Heroes line. Click here to read the interview.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2007
DSTSelectZombiesHulk.jpg The next superhero powerhouse to join the ranks of Marvel Select is none other than the gluttonous green ghoul – Zombies Incredible Hulk!  Possessing an appetite the likes of which Galactus has never seen, the comparatively mild-mannered Hulk was unfortunately transformed into an even angrier Hulk when the zombies came to his universe! Sculpted by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2007
S3BlackSpideyMM.jpg Each day next week, new Minimates will be revealed through a different web site.  On Monday, March 19th make sure to check out Art Asylum’s online forum.  Tuesday will see a new Minimate revealed by Raving Toy Maniac.  For Wednesday’s update, head over to the Minimate Multiverse forum.  Wizard Universe will reveal the final Minimates on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2007
PGandHuntstatue Only 9 more days til "Webslinger Weekend" (March 24, 2007) — the time when all of the new Hasbro Spider-Man 3 and other Spider-Man themed collectibles, games and toys go on sale. Hasbro’s special Spider-Man website went live early this morning. Spider-Man fans visiting the site can:   Submit questions for Stan Lee. Selected questions…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2007
Out out of the kindness of their hearts, and ignoring the fact that they are INSANLY busy the week before Toy Fair, Chuck T. and Mike L. from Diamond Select Toys sat down and gave us some info on what they have planned for all of the great licenses they have in their awesome portfolio….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2007
MarvelZombies.jpg This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  From the best-selling Marvel Zombies mini-series comes this horror-filled interpretation of what can only be called the wedding of the century!  This nine-inch statue, based on the cover of Marvel Zombies #5, was sculpted by Rudy Garcia and is limited to 2,000 pieces – each featuring a hand-numbered…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2007
This February 2007, HeroClix players will choose sides in the Marvel HeroClix Civil War tournament between Captain America’s rebellion forces and Iron Man’s pro-government army.   Each player will build a 300-point army, which must include either 1 Captain America or 1 Iron Man sculpt. Then the battle begins! This tournament can be run in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2007
MMWorkoutRocky.jpg   Minimates Series 16: Avengers DST and the inmates at the Art Asylum introduce the newest series in the Marvel Minimates collection.  Series 16 contains several fan-favorites and delivers more members of the much-requested Avengers!  Featuring the Minimate debut of Thor, this assortment consists of: Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver, She-Hulk & Wonder Man, Thor &…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2007
LHSuperPat.jpg The cat is officially out of the bag as of ToyFare #115. Marvel Toys (formally Toy Biz) is launcing a new line in 2007: Legendary Comic Book Heroes featuring characters from all over comics publishing.  Wave One: (Fall 2007) Savage Dragon, Super-Patriot, Ripclaw, Madman and Judge Dredd plus a 10" Build-a-Figure of Pitt!   Here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2007
Jack Bauer January 17, 2007 (SEATTLE) –WizKids Inc. announced today that it will make HeroClix® and MechWarrior® Collector’s Sets, along with two convention figures previously available only direct from WizKids®, available to retail stores in the US through Diamond Comics Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors and a select group of distributors in Europe. These themed and highly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2007
Jack Bauer January 16, 2007 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc. announced today that it would begin celebrating the fifth anniversary of HeroClix® with a massive summer schedule of events.  These events will generate a tremendous amount of excitement with players and retailers by combining an all-new tournament format with some of the best prizes ever offered for HeroClix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2006
SigSeries1.jpg Hasbro has embraced their new Marvel license with a vengence.  We saw a LOT of new upcoming product this past August at Comic Con and Hasbro made sure that they had an aisle full of new product ready for the fourth quarter and the holiday season.  In the week leading up to Christmas Wal-mart seemed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2006
DSTSM3.jpg Diamod Select Toys has recently signed its newest license to produce product based on characters from the upcoming blockbuster, Spider-Man 3!  Under an agreement with Spider-Man Merchandising LP, DST will start development and production of several collectible product lines based on the epic continuation of the Spider-Man feature films with a release date of May…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2006
bootlegsh1.jpg I love finding bootleg toys.  I’ve found that it’s not too hard to find them in Los Angeles.  Lot’s of flea markets, mall kiosks and convenient stores have them around these parts.    I love their blatant disregard of not just copyrights… but years of character history!  Of course the people making these have no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2006
DireWraith.jpg Waaaaay back in 1979, Parker Brothers took a chance on a new property/invention and decided to break away from just making board games and dip their toe into boys toys and action figures.  That venture was ROM: The Space Knight. Marvel Comics also picked up the property for a 75 issue run written by Bill…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2006
SD2DaredevVari.jpg Toy Biz has sent us some MORE new images today including Marvel Legends Boosters wave 4 (Formerly known as Super Hero Showdown).  Some new TNA stuff and the Marvel Legends "House of M" boxed set.   Have a LOOK! Marvel Legends Boosters  Daredevil and Variant    More after the jump

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2006
Icon3SPVariant.jpg Toy Biz has sent us updated images of Marvel Icons wave III (and variants) and Marvel Masterworks wave II. Spiderman and Variant    Beast and Variant    Marvel Masterworks Series II   

 

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