HEROCLIX ONLINE INTRODUCES NEW FIGURE OF THE WEEK:
MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS MOVIE TEAM PACK
September 13, 2012 - Developers of HeroClix Online today announced an all new Figure of the Week program, featuring Marvel's The Avengers Movie Team Pack. The program introduces 12 new figures to the online game, three available per week starting today through October 10.
Check out the full schedule below:
Sept. 13-19: Volstagg, Hogun and Fandral
Sept. 20-26: Skrull General, Skrull Saboteur and Skrull Warrior
Sept. 27-Oct.3: Nick Fury, Black Widow and SHIELD Enforcer
Oct. 4-10: Johann Schmidt, HYDRA Footsoldier and HYDRA Technician
For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com.
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In Stores This Week: Marvel Select Avengers Movie Hawkeye!
June 26, 2012 - Diamond Select Toys has hit the bullseye once again! The newest Avengers movie-based Marvel Select figure lands in comic shops and specialty stores this week, and it's Clint Barton, a.k.a. the arrow-slinging Hawkeye! Standing nearly 7 inches tall, Clint comes poised for action in his display-ready packaging, with a portrait of the archer on one side. Accessories include his bow, arrows and a detailed section of the Pershing Square Overpass from the climactic New York City battle! His section connects with that of the Chitauri Footsoldier (coming soon!) to form a larger battle scene!
Also arriving in stores: re-issues of four other classic Marvel Select figures: Cyclops, Thing, Magneto and the Abomination! If you missed out on them the first time, now's your chance!
In Stores Today: Marvel Select Avengers Movie Iron Man
June 20, 2012 - The Avengers continue to assemble! Following up on the popular Avengers Movie Hulk Marvel Select figure comes the Avengers Movie Iron Man, hitting comic book shops everywhere today! Shown in his Mark VI armor, this figure was originally released as part of Diamond Select Toys' Marvel Select series for Iron Man 2, but it has long been sold out. Now DST has brought him back in all-new Avengers-themed packaging, complete with display base and removable faceplate! He's only available at comic book shops and other specialty toy retailers, so pick him up before he disappears again! Check out in-package pictures below, and call your local comic shop to reserve your figure!
"Marvel's The Avengers" To Screen for Crew of International Space Station
After Conquering the World Box Office, the Record-breaking Super Hero Actioner Takes On Space 220 Miles Above Earth
BURBANK, Calif., May 31, 2012 -- Marvel Studios announced today that they arranged with NASA to transfer their record-breaking blockbuster film "Marvel's The Avengers" to NASA's Mission Control in Houston, which will uplink the film to the International Space Station (ISS), currently orbiting 220 miles above Earth. The film will then be screened for the space station crew's exclusive enjoyment.
This screening continues Marvel's collaboration with NASA, which began during principal photography of "Marvel's The Avengers" when the film shot at the Space Power Facility at NASA's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
May 9, 2012 - It's new comic day at comic book stores nationwide, and for many stores that means it's also new toy day! With Marvel's The Avengers movie still smashing box office records, Diamond Select Toys thought this was the perfect time to roll out their Avengers movie product to comic book shops. The 45th series of Marvel Minimates (designed by the folks at Art Asylum) hits stores this week with four two-packs: Iron Man and Hulk, Captain America and Thor, and the specialty store-exclusive Chitauri Footsoldier and SHIELD agent Maria Hill, with a rare variant set featuring the Chitauri General!
And if you need something bigger than two inches tall, check out the Marvel Select Avengers Movie Hulk action figure. At well over 9 inches tall and with 16 points of articulation, this massive, specialty-store-exclusive figure (designed by Gentle Giant from the movie's digital data), will fit in with any Avengers movie toy collection.
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 packs of two, with new two-packs hitting this week! Here's the distribution:
Toys "R" Us and toysrus.com:
- Thor and Captain America
- Iron Man and Hulk
- Hawkeye and Black Widow (exclusive)
- Nick Fury and Loki (exclusive)
Comic book shops and specialty stores:
- Thor and Captain America
- Iron Man and Hulk
- Maria Hill and Chitauri Footsoldier (exclusive)
- Chitauri General and Chitauri Footsoldier (exclusive rare variant)
Hot Summer Movie Releases, "Marvel's The Avengers," Sony Pictures' "The Amazing Spider-Man," and Disney.Pixar's "Brave" Inspire Exciting New Collection of Toys and Lifestyle Products
Glendale, CA., May 4, 2012 - Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has unveiled new toys inspired by the most anticipated movie releases of the summer: "Marvel's The Avengers," Disney•Pixar's "Brave" and Sony Pictures' "The Amazing Spider-Man." This exciting product assortment features dolls, action figures, costumes and role play toys inspired by favorite Marvel Super Heroes and Disney•Pixar's newest heroine, the bold and adventurous Merida.
Opening in theaters May 4, Marvel Studios presents "Marvel's The Avengers" - the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes: Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. On July 4, Sony Pictures' "The Amazing Spider-Man," based on the Marvel comic book, opens in theaters nationwide.
Walmart Joins Forces with Marvel's The Avengers to Transform Stores into a Super Hero's Playground
Super Hero Augmented Reality Mobile App Delivers First Integrated In-Store Gaming Experience
BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 26, 2012 -- Fans of Marvel's The Avengers, prepare for game play! Beginning today, in advance of the film release of Marvel's The Avengers on May 4, only Walmart customers will have access to the Super Hero Augmented Reality (AR) game featuring their favorite Avengers, including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow. This new "Super Hero AR" app is available now for download at the iTunes App Store and Android Market. Once downloaded, customers have instant access to Hawkeye, and only from the aisles of their local Walmart stores, customers can then "unlock" the superpowers of the five remaining Avengers and ultimately save the world.
HEROCLIX ONLINE RELEASES MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS MOVIE SET
Provides Codes for Virtual Figures Within Physical Sets
Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C. - April 26, 2012 - Wizkids/N.E.C.A., the makers of HeroClix Online today announced the arrival of the game's latest Marvel collection, Marvel's The Avengers, which adds 16 new figures to the online game and are also available through codes in physical sets.
Joining the current line-up of Marvel characters, Marvel's The Avengers Starter Pack figures include Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Hulk. Thor, Hulk, Nick Fury, Captain America, Iron Man, Agent Coulson, Skrull Infiltrator, Hawkeye, Tony Stark and Heimdall are also available as Single-Figure Boosters.
Offering players an alternative way to collect, free codes for the virtual Marvel's The Avengers Starter Pack can be found in physical Marvel's The Avengers HeroClix Starter Packs. Additionally, codes for individual, random, virtual Gravity Feed Singles can be obtained through physical Gravity Feed Single-Figure Foil Packs or Booster sets.
For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com/.
April 2012 - Marvel's The Avengers movie is on the way, and so are the Avengers movie action figures from Diamond Select Toys! DST's new, movie-based Marvel Select figures are currently en route from the factory, but they couldn't wait to do an Avengers giveaway, so they thought they'd give away some awesome comic-based Avengers instead! One randomly selected fan will get Marvel Select figures of Iron Man, Spider-Woman and the four Disney Store-exclusive Avengers: Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and the Black Widow! Plus, the lucky fan will get a solid blue prototype version of Thor, straight from the factory floor!