Tag: Round 2

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 1, 2013
It’s that time of year again: the leaves start changing, all of the back to school product has been clearanced and retailers have reset their season aisles and their sights on HALLOWEEN! You can always count on Round 2 to bring us more of their seasonal “Forever Fun” lines for the holidays. Today we are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2013
R2Space1999Eagle1 Model manufacturer, MPC, to include actor autographs in model kits     SOUTH BEND, Ind. – 8/15/2013 Round 2, LLC, under its MPC brand and ITV Studios  Global Entertainment are  excited to announce a new deal to re-issue the vintage plastic model kits based on the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson produced television show, Space: 1999!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2013
bobblebuddsSFRound2-500x144.jpg Here Comes a New Challenger! LOS ANGELES, Calif., (June 19, 2013) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame fighting franchise Street Fighter®. Following up on the inaugural Round 1 release, Street Fighter Bobble Budds Round 2 expands the roster with more fan favorite characters of everyone’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
Round2Logo.jpg Round 2 to Produce Popular Land, Air, Sea & Space Models – Adding to AMT, MPC & Polar Lights   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 03/18/2013 – Round 2, LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Lindberg and Hawk Models brands and assets from J. Lloyd International. With the transaction, Round 2 adds these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2013
CATRUwebSale2013-500x315.jpg This just in from our friends at Captain Action and Round2: Because you asked for it, we worked out a special sale on Captain Action and Dr. Evil figures running now through March  9th at ToysRUs. And now, that deal has also been extended to ToysrUs.com so if you haven’t been able to get to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2013
CATRUSale2013-500x462.jpg Here’s a quick Action News Brief! Because you asked for it, the gang at Captain Action/Round 2 worked out a special sale on Captain Action and Dr. Evil figures running now through March  9th at ToysRUs. So… the time to stock up on extra figures to suit up for all the great uniform sets coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2012
New tooling gives modelers an opportunity to recreate classic sci-fi icons SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 12/20/2012 – Round 2 is excited to announce the new Forbidden Planet C-57D flying saucer kit and The Robby the Robot Movie Poster Edition kit. “Forbidden Planet is a forerunner in the science fiction genre, and has been a popular…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2012
Round2Christine1-500x296.jpg SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 12/06/2012 – Round 2 is excited to announce the 1958 Plymouth Fury from the movie Christine, based on Steven King’s best-seller.  The 1983 movie poster proclaimed: She was born bad. Plain and simple. The limited edition die-cast replica of the Fury has been upgraded to accurately reflect the movie car. You’ll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2012
round2st1701.png Explore the final frontier with the most accurate NCC 1701 model ever produced SOUTH BEND, Ind. – 11/16/2012 Round 2, LLC, is proud to venture where no man has gone before with the release the latest model kit from the classic Star Trek TV series. A special early release was offered in November to a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
Captain Action® Limited Run Variant Created for Holiday Season     SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 09/10/2012 – Round 2, LLC and Captain Action Enterprises are excited to announce the release of the first official variant figure set for the new Captain Action toy line – Captain Action Arctic Adventurer. The Arctic Adventurer figure set gets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 5, 2012
Italian Capitano Azione Limited Edition Reproduction Revealed   New York, N.Y. (July 3, 2011) – Captain Action Enterprises, LLC today announced 2012 San Diego Comic-Con variant plans: a reproduction of the rare Italian version of Captain Action, Capitano in Azione. Originally released in the 1960s’ by the Italian toy manufacturer Baravelli, these Italian toys have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2012
If you are attending Comic Con this year stop by room 24ABC on July 12 from 2:30-3:30 to discuss the original “man of action.”  You might just see a familiar face up there…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2012
Polar Lights® To Release 1:8 Scale Wolverine Snap Kit From Brand-New Sculpt SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 06/01/2012 – Polar Lights®, a brand of Round 2, LLC, is excited to announce the release of an all-new 1:8 scale plastic model kit depicting popular Marvel character Wolverine! The model will be a snap-assembly kit with lots of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2012
AMT® To Release Set of Three Iconic Ships from “Star Trek®: The Motion Picture” & “Star Trek® II: The Wrath of Khan”   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 05/29/2012 – AMT®, a brand of Round 2, LLC, will introduce to its popular 1:2500 scale Cadet Series of model kits three ships featured in Star Trek®: 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
April 12, 2012
Box Art Represents Acclaimed Artist’s First Step Into Star Trek® Universe SOUTH BEND, Indiana  – Polar Lights®, a brand of Round 2, LLC, is proud to announce that celebrated comic book artist Alex Ross has created the box art for its new 1:350 scale Star Trek: the Original Series U.S.S. Enterprise™ NCC-1701 model kit. Polar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2012
Our friends over at BigBadToyStore.com just sent over the new listings of their new pre-orders: Transformers Generations 2012 Volume 01 – Artfire – Mailaway Japanese Exclusive http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MPB10008&mode=retail Captain Action – Wave 02 – Dr. Evil, Thor, Loki http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1312&company=0&category=7397 Mortal Kombat – 18″ Rain Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SYC10011&mode=retail DC, Star Trek, Star Wars Cufflinks http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=cufflinks

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 4, 2012
Captain Action®’s Nemesis Dr. Evil Takes On Guise of Classic Marvel Villain Loki™ SOUTH BEND, Indiana  – Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are thrilled to announce a fully licensed Marvel costume set for classic Super Villain Loki. The 1/6 scale Loki costume set represents the first time ever that Dr. Evil has been able…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2012
Round 2 to honor funny car heroes of the ‘60s and ‘70s with detailed replicas SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 3/21/2012 – Round 2, LLC, is thrilled to introduce Legends of the Quarter Mile™, a new line of drag racing memorabilia including 1:25 scale plastic model kits, 1:64 scale slot cars and highly detailed die cast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2012
MPC Rockets Reaches For The Stars With New KISS Rockets!   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 03/12/2012 – KISS is heading out of this world with these brand new MPC Rockets kits! MPC originally produced rockets in the 1960s, and they are back with a bang, featuring the one and only KISS! MPC has taken the…

 

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