Tag: Marvel


by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2010
This is a blog that I started over a month ago, that I keep putting off, because it was just too painful and finishing it would make it all the more real.  Tonight at a Dave & Busters in Georgia and in a few weeks at New York Comic Con there will be gatherings of…


by Daniel Pickett
September 8, 2010
I’m a little late in getting this posted, but I thought it was still worth mentioning that last week Hot Toys announced the next figure in their line of MarvelComics movie figures- Ghost Rider: 1/6th scale Ghost Rider Limited Edition Collectible Figurine with Bike Set     The details of the figure are below, but…


by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
Earlier this week the team at Hasbro sent out some new images of upcoming product.   We’ll be update with this images throughout the week. Today we have some new  Marvel Universe, Super Hero Squad… and one lone GI Joe image.   MARVEL UNIVERSE     SUPER HERO SQUAD  GI JOE  


by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…


by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2010
Today Diamond Select Toys Announced the next wave of Toys R us exclusive Marvel MiniMates on their Art Asylum blog: This time it’s Toys R Us Minimate Style! Oh yes, in TRU Marvel Series 8, the Fantastic Foursome battles the likes of their most prolific villians…Namor, Doom, and Mole Man!     The 2-pks (with…


by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2010
I meant to get this news up week before last, but Comic Con prep over took me.   But better late than never! Following up on their "Last Airbender" promotion, McDonald’s gives you Marvel Heroes in your Happy Meals!    The current promotion going on right now at McDonald’s is of your favorite Marvel Heroes (and…


by Daniel Pickett
July 20, 2010
Thor: The Video Game Launches Marvel Icon in his First Standalone Game Adventure with Massive Action, Stirring Graphics, and an Original Story   SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – July 20, 2010 – “By Odin’s beard!” SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced they will bring Marvel’s hall-of-fame franchise Thor™ to video game…


by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
UD Replicas Officially Unveils ‘Leather-as-Metal’ Motorcycle Suit Based on IRON MAN 2 Produced Under License With Marvel, Amazing Replica of Tony Stark’s Mark V Suitcase Suit from IRON MAN 2 TORONTO, Ontario, Canada (July 12, 2010) –Building an extraordinary collection of handcrafted, high-end leather motorcycle suits that replicate the on-screen designs worn by cinematic Super…


by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
The MARVEL Team at Hasbro has once again come through for AFI readers answering your latest Hasbro/Marvel questions.  These questions were submitted by AFI readers via our forums.       Q1) Now that the Carded Galactus has been announced as an SDCC exclusive what can you tell us about the differences between the SDCC version and…


by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2010
A Diamond Select Release! Art Asylum Designs & Sculpts! Diamond Select continues the longest running collector line in toy history! After 36 series of Marvel Minimates, you might be wondering what is left. How about the always popular Spider-Man!? But this time featuring six arms! And he’s paired with the long-awaited Minimates debut of the…


by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
The 20th series of Be@rbricks have been solicited in Diamond’s Previews.  Last month we showed you the teaser image that had the logos of what licenses would be represented in the wave, but now we can show you the image of the Be@rbricks themselves. The wave has some cool entries from all over pop culture…