April 2012 - Huge thanks to Albert Brocca for letting us know about this neat stop motion film - it is the Avengers movie trailer, made using Marvel Legends action figures!
April 2012 - Hasbro has sent along four new pictures of upcoming Marvel action figures:
Loki's Army Revealed! The Final Diamond Select Avengers Figures Unveiled At C2E2
April 2012 - If you were lucky enough to be at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this past weekend, you were treated to a major unveiling! The final figures in Diamond Select Toys' Avengers toy lines were finally shown to the public, providing a detailed look at Loki's Army from the highly anticipated film!
As part of Marvel Minimates Series 45, a 2-inch minifigure of Loki's Army Footsoldier will come out in early May as part of a two-pack with Maria Hill. And be on the lookout for a rare variant set, which will pair the Footsoldier with his even more intimidating General!
HASBRO'S 2012 AVENGERS LINE UNITES MARVEL'S BIGGEST MOVIE HEROES
Kids Everywhere Can Assemble Their Favorite Super Heroes With Expansive New Toy Line
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (APRIL 11, 2012) - As IRON MAN, HULK, THOR, and CAPTAIN AMERICA unite on screen, Hasbro, Inc. is ready for the biggest Marvel movie ever with an extensive line of action figures, role-play toys and innovative new play patterns! Opening in the U.S. on May 3, 2012, MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS assembles its blockbuster Super Heroes - including IRON MAN, THOR and CAPTAIN AMERICA - into one film alongside heroes BLACK WIDOW, HAWKEYE, NICK FURY and the incredible HULK. Hasbro's full line of toys will bring the characters, action and excitement of Earth's Mightiest Heroes straight into kids' hands.
The expansive Hasbro toy line, rolling out this month at national retailers, features action figures of every major character, plus innovative new toys and role-play items. Highlights from the line include:
Soundgarden Records First New Song in 15 Years for "Marvel's The Avengers"
END CREDIT TRACK "LIVE TO RISE" TO BE INCLUDED IN AVENGERS ASSEMBLE COMPILATION
BURBANK, Calif., March 27, 2012 -- Marvel Music/Hollywood Records announce the return of Soundgarden with the release of the band's first song in 15 years, "Live to Rise." The song will be featured in the end credits to this year's highly anticipated movie, "Marvel's The Avengers." "Live to Rise" is included on Avengers Assemble, a 14-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film. Avengers Assemble will be released on May 1, 2012.
Soundgarden stated, "We've been hard at work on our new album, which will come out this Fall. When the opportunity arose to write an original song for 'Marvel's The Avengers' film came our way, we thought it could be a cool match. We are excited to release our new song 'Live To Rise,' which is also the only new song in the film. Here's a taste. Loudest of Love." http://youtu.be/lVWjZ6Hk9Jg
Assemble the Ultimate 3D Experience with Marvel's THE AVENGERS Collector's Edition RealD 3D Glasses
March 2012 - To celebrate the May 4th release of the summer's most anticipated film - Marvel's THE AVENGERS – RealD & Marvel have teamed to release a set of four character themed RealD 3D glasses.
Featuring designs for Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America, beginning in the month of April fans at will be able to collect these limited edition RealD 3D glasses at special events, fan screenings and via upcoming online giveaways. Collector's Edition Marvel's THE AVENGERS RealD 3D glasses will also be available at select AMC Theatres, National Amusement Theatres and independent theatres throughout the U.S. beginning as early as midnight on May 3rd.
Marvel's Spider-Man and the Avengers Team Up with Visa Inc. to Help Children Become Financial Superheroes
New Comic Book Brings Unique Approach to Financial Education
SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2012 -- Marvel Comics and Visa Inc. have teamed up to create a new, one-of-a-kind financial literacy comic book called Avengers: Saving The Day. Combining Marvel's iconic characters, including the Avengers and Spider-Man, with Visa's financial literacy expertise, this free comic introduces children to basic money concepts.
"In today's increasingly complex financial world, we must find creative ways to help parents and educators teach children the fundamentals of money management," said Jason Alderman, Senior Director of Global Financial Education, Visa Inc. "A comic book with Spider-Man and the Avengers is the perfect device for making the sometimes dull subject of financial literacy entertaining and educational," Alderman added.
Harley-Davidson Joins Forces With Marvel
Customers Can Assemble a Bike and Create a Character for a Chance to be written into an Avengers Comic Book in the Assemble Your Freedom Promotion
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 16, 2012 -- Harley-Davidson and Marvel Entertainment have come together again for the Assemble Your Freedom contest where customers can assemble their dream bike and become a character in an Avengers comic.
From now through July 1, anyone can enter the Assemble Your Freedom contest online at www.harley-davidson.com/wcm/avengers. Just create a profile with a hero name and description along with selecting a Super Hero bike model and features on the Harley-Davidson H-D1 Bike Builder.
Official Marvel Colognes and Perfume to Launch at TIA Toy Fair in New York
ADS International, LLC introduces line of men's and women's fragrances inspired by this summer's blockbuster movie, Marvel's The Avengers
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2012 -- Marvel's The Avengers may not hit theaters until May 4, but thanks to JADS International, LLC (JADS), fans can get an exclusive "whiff" of the much anticipated film. JADS, a company producing fine fragrances worldwide, is debuting their line of Marvel prestige colognes and perfumes at the Toy Industry Association's (TIA) Toy Fair this weekend in New York City. The Avengers Cologne Set, Black Widow Perfume, Infinity Formula for Men, and Mischief Cologne will be available to the public in April in the U.S. and Canada.