Archive for April, 2012

Avengers’ Thor

Posted: April 21, 2012 in Hobbies, Movies, One-Sixth
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Told ya Thor’s not too far along! After Cap, the next figurine for the new Avengers movie has been unveiled.

With great expectation, the hottest movie in town – The Avengers is coming next week! Many thanks for the likes of the Captain America collectible that we announced yesterday!
Following Captain America is another key character – Thor! The newly developed Thor collectible with muscular body and accurate proportion will be coming very soon!
Fans, please await our surprise!

Avengers Thor

Hope they don’t mess up the head like they did with the good Captain.

We still have Iron Man, the Hulk, and the two ladies of the group – Black Widow and Maria Hill, and the ensemble is complete!!

Fresh at the heels of this guy,

Avengers-Hawkeye

now comes this guy:

Avengers-CaptainAmerica

Hot Toys is proud to present the collectible figure of the great superhero from the Marvel Studios – the 1/6th scale Captain America Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from the upcoming blockbuster The Avengers movie. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Chris Evans as Captain America in his hero costume in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume and weapons.

The helmeted head figure looks nice, but the one without the protective gear needs  a LOT of work, in my opinion.

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Looks like I’m gonna have to say bye-bye to my hard-earned savings, again! I’m betting Thor and Captain America won’t be too far along now.

Captain America

Posted: April 20, 2012 in Blurbs
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Just something I found tangled in the world-wide web.

Captain America

This interactive iOS app follows the design logs of the great Tony Stark from his captive days for Mark I all the way through Mark VI, and gives us a glimpse of what’s to come for Mark VII on the upcoming superhero movie The Avengers. The app’s free, so go ahead and try it out. It’s fun, I promise!

Going back to circles, eh, Mr. Stark?!

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Hawkeye

Posted: April 10, 2012 in Movies, One-Sixth
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With Avengers just about to hit the theaters, Hot Toys is seizing the moment in the preview release of the Hawkeye One-Sixth Collectible figure. Preorders now open, so of course, I already put in mine.

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Here’s the official blurb from Hot Toys:

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Hot Toys – MMS 172 –The Avengers: 1/6th scale Hawkeye Limited Edition Collectible Figurine
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~Movie Masterpiece Series~

Hot Toys is proud to present the second limited edition collectible figurine – Hawkeye from the upcoming superhero blockbuster The Avengers. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume, weapons and accessories.

The 1/6th scale Hawkeye Limited Edition Collectible Figurine specially features:

– Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye/ Clint Barton in The Avengers movie
– Approximately 30 cm tall
– Muscular body with over 30 points of articulations
– Movie-accurate facial features with detailed wrinkles and skin texture
– Six (6) pieces of interchangeable palms with finger tabs on left palms including:
– One (1) pair of relaxed palms
– One (1) right palm for holding bow
– Three (3) left palms of different styles for holding arrow
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
Costume:
– One (1) black and pale red vest
– One (1) pair of navy blue pants with belts on waist and thighs
– One (1) pair of black boots
Weapons:
– Two (2) bows including one (1) fully opened and one (1) with articulations
– Sixteen (16) arrows and eleven (11) arrowheads of different styles with quiver
Accessories:
– One (1) pair of sunglasses
– One (1) right armguard
– Figure stand with Hawkeye nameplate and the movie logo

So what do you think? Does the figure do justice to Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye?

Marvel’s – and the world’s – most ambitious movie ever, will be hitting theaters this April 25th (PH, with a May 4 opening date State-side). The Avengers is a gathering of heroes who have had individual success – Iron Man, Thor, Captain America. Throw in Hawkeye, Black Widow, the Hulk and the members of S.H.I.E.L.D., plus Thor’s pseudo-brother Loki into the mix, and this is one hot film bonanza to look forward to!

Avengers' Thor

Avengers' Black Widow

Avengers' Iron Man

Avengers' Captain America

Avengers' Hawkeye

Avengers' The Hulk

Loki

S.H.I.E.L.D. Nick Fury

S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Coulson

S.H.I.E.L.D. Maria Hill