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Profiles in History Auction at C2E2



LOS ANGELES - March 5, 2012 - Profiles in History is proud to announce its association with Marvel Entertainment to hold the Captain America: The First Avenger Auction at this year's C2E2 (Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo) at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60616 at 6PM Central Time on April 14, 2012.

The auction consists of over 220 lots including the incredible costumes, props and vehicles from the 2011 film. "Rarely does a collector have the opportunity to acquire items of this importance from a contemporary film," says Profiles in History President and CEO Joe Maddalena.

Among the key items to be sold:

Submitted by News on Wed, 2012-03-07 03:57

Marvel Teams with Visa to Teach Children about Money

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.

Submitted by News on Tue, 2012-03-06 23:13

Marvel Universe Programming Block on Disney XD

Ultimate Spider-Man

Marvel Universe Hurtles its Way Onto Disney XD Sunday, April 1, With Compelling New Series "Ultimate Spider-Man" and the Return of "The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes"

Block to Include Short-Form Series that Bring the Heroes and Powers of the Mighty Marvel Universe to Life in New and Unexpected Ways

Submitted by News on Tue, 2012-03-06 05:28

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates Wave 2

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates Wave 2

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates Wave 2 On Sale!

February 2012 - You've faced Round 1 and lived, now get ready for Round 2! The new batch of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates hits comic shops, online retailers and specialty stores on Wednesday, February 29, and the line-up includes some of the most popular characters from Marvel Comics and the world of Capcom gaming.

- Spider-Man vs. Chris Redfield
- Wolverine vs. Viewtiful Joe
- Super Skrull vs. Crimson Viper (specialty exclusives)
- Storm vs. Jill Valentine (specialty exclusives)

Plus, in the very near future, Toys "R" Us will get their own version of Wave 2, with their own exclusive two-packs:

- Taskmaster vs. Spencer (TRU exclusives)
- Sentinel vs. First Appearance Ryu (TRU exclusives)

Check out the packaging pics here, and look for this wave next week. And if you haven't already, pick up Series 1 now!

Submitted by News on Wed, 2012-02-29 03:33

The Jean DeWolff Saga: Marvel Minimates Wave 43 Arriving in Stores

marvel minimates

February 27, 2012 - It's the 10th anniversary of Minimates, and one of the brand's longest-running lines is about to celebrate its 43rd assortment! Trickling out to retailers now, Wave 43 of Marvel Minimates is entirely based on the "Jean DeWolff Saga" from the pages of Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110, written by the now-legendary Peter David.

Submitted by News on Tue, 2012-02-28 06:02

Diamond Select's Marvel Toy Fair Showroom Pics

New York Toy Fair Round-Up: Diamond Select Toys and Marvel Comics

February 21, 2012 - New York Toy Fair is over, and the Diamond Select Toys booth was a whirlwind of activity the whole time, thanks to a bunch of cool new license announcements, as well as some great reveals from their existing lines. Since the show isn't open to the public, Diamond Select was nice enough to send over some shots from around the booth, the first batch coming from their section dedicated to the Marvel universe! Check out the pics attached, including their new offerings from The Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man and Marvel Comics!

Get regular DST updates on Facebook and Twitter! And see more Marvel Select figures here!

Submitted by News on Wed, 2012-02-22 06:33

HeroClix Online Showcases Marvel Galactic Guardians

HeroClix Online Showcases Marvel Galactic Guardians

Previews New Figures Ahead of Physical Release

February 21, 2012 - HeroClix Online developers today announced the next online set to be featured in the "Figure of the Week" program, in which two figures from an upcoming set are made available weekly for a limited, promotional price. The new set, from Marvel, showcases the upcoming Galactic Guardians collection and will run this Thursday, February 23 through Wednesday, March 21.

Not only will the figures be made available in advance of the full collection and at a promotional price, but they also offer a preview for players and collectors of the physical game as the physical Galactic Guardians figure sets will hit store shelves March 21.

Figure details for the first two weeks will be revealed on HeroClix fan site, HeroClix World, and figures will be made available in the official HCO store.

Submitted by News on Wed, 2012-02-22 06:18

Marvel Announces 2012 C2E2 Plans


Joe Quesada and Axel Alonso to Join Leading Marvel Talent Including Jason Aaron, Rick Remender and Dan Slott

Official C2E2 Poster to Feature Avengers VS. X-Men in Battle at Chicago Landmark

Norwalk, CT, February 21, 2012: Many top writers and creators will be joining Marvel Entertainment at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) as the renowned comic books and media entertainment company announces plans for the annual pop culture gathering which will take place April 13 – 15, 2012 in the North Building at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Joe Quesada, Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment, and Axel Alonso, Marvel's Editor-in-Chief, will be joined by other notable Marvel creators including Jason Aaron, Rick Remender and Dan Slott.

Submitted by News on Wed, 2012-02-22 06:08

Harley-Davidson Avengers Contest

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 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.

Submitted by News on Fri, 2012-02-17 06:17

HeroClix Online Releases Hammer of Thor Fast Forces


Reintroduces set with new Stats and Powers

Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C. - February 14 , 2012 - HeroClix Online today released a new Marvel set, Hammer of Thor Fast Forces with all-new stats and powers.

Hammer of Thor Fast Force figures include characters Thor, Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg, Asgardian Brawler and Loki, recharged with new powers. A special in-game object, Mjolnir, is also included in the Fast Force.

Figures in the updated set are compatible with all other Marvel figures and can be used in Marvel tournaments and matches.

For more information on HeroClix Online, visit

For news updates and announcements, follow HeroClix Online on Facebook and Twitter.


Submitted by News on Tue, 2012-02-14 17:13


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