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Review:  Bruce Banner and Hulk Sixth Scale Figure Set by Hot Toys

Shipping this month is the Bruce Banner and Hulk Sixth Scale Figure Set by Hot Toys. This two pack is part of the Movie Masterpiece Series  from Hot Toys and distributed by SideshowCollectibles.com.  The set retails for $509.99 and as of this posting there are less than 10 remaining!

Click here for our full review with over 25 images!

Gentle Giant Captain America Stealth (Captain America 2) Statue

 

Straight off the screen from 2014’s The Winter Soldier, it’s Captain America! Boldly depicted in the specialized S.H.I.E.L.D.-issue stealth featured in the film , The Captain America Winter Soldier Statue is based on the actual digital scan data of actor Chris Evans, his costumes and props, making it the most authentic and screen-accurate collectable available. Each limited edition hand-painted piece is rendered in high-quality polystone and comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity. A perfect companion piece to our Black Widow Statue, the 18" Scale Captain America Winter Soldier Statue is a must-have for fans and collectors alike!

 

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Captain America Premium Format™ Figure by Sideshow Collectibles

Celebrating the much-anticipated release of Marvel's film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Sideshow is proud to present the Captain America Premium Format(TM) Figure. With a stunning likeness of award-winning actor Chris Evans, we've captured every aspect of super patriot Steve Rogers as he prepares to battle the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Featuring a screen-accurate sculpted costume, and switch-out classic and stealth shields, the Captain America Premium Format(TM) Figure is an outstanding addition to any Marvel collection.

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New Marvel Pre-Orders from Gentle Giant Ltd

When a challenge comes that's too much for even the likes of Iron Man to handle alone, Tony Stark calls in the heavy artillery. From the screen to your shelf, it's the IRON PATRIOT Statue! Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. using the original CGI data from IRON MAN 3, no other collectable can claim to be as screen accurate. Featuring a dramatic pose showing off multiple points of illumination, including the chest-mounted arc reactor and repulsor gloves, this hand-painted limited edition statue comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity! Click Here to Order!

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Hulk Maquette by Sideshow Collectibles - The Avengers   

Sideshow Collectibles is proud to partner with Legacy Effects to bring you the Hulk Maquette, from the smash hit, The Avengers. Designed by Marvel and Co-developed with Legacy, the renowned special effects studio, bring actor Mark Ruffalo's dramatic transformation from the mild mannered Dr. Bruce Banner, into the most formidable member of the Avengers team, the Hulk. Crafted in 1:4 scale with remarkable attention to detail, this incredible maquette stands over two feet tall, a definitive entry in Sideshow's The Avengers collection.

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Iron Man Mark VII  Life-Size Bust by Sideshow Collectibles - The Avengers

Sideshow Collectibles and Legacy Effects have assembled to present the Iron Man Mark VII Life Size Bust from the smash hit movie, The Avengers. Legacy created the most incredible effects work in The Avengers, including the all-new design of Stark's newest Iron Man armor, the Mark VII. Created from the original molds developed for the film effects work, this impressive, full scale bust measures a full two feet tall and is individually hand-painted and finished with meticulous, film-accurate attention to detail. The bust utilizes brilliant LED lights in Iron Man's eyes and arc reactor, bringing a shining light, and heart, to any display. The Iron Man Mark VII Life Size bust is an incomparable addition to any Marvel Comics or Avengers collection.

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Iron Man Avengers Deluxe Mini Bust- $85

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Item Number: 80281

UPC: 8-71810-00946-6

Dimensions:  H 7 3/8” W 9” D 6”   

Release Date: Q1 2013

 Steve Rogers: “Big man in a suit of armor. Take that away and what are you?”
Tony Stark: “A genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist.”

He is, indeed, all that and more. Women want him. Men want to be him. Tony Stark (as portrayed by Robert Downey Jr.) is one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, THE AVENGERS! Assembled by Nick Fury, Iron Man and the rest of The Avengers are first tasked with defending the world from the evil Norse god of mischief, Loki and his army of Chitauri invaders.

Now you can Assemble your own Avengers with the Iron Man Avengers Deluxe Mini Bust! Rendered using the authentic digital sculpts from the film, this mini bust is the definition of screen accurate. Cold cast in high quality polystone and hand-painted, these individually numbered limited edition mini busts are a must-have for any true Marvel fan.

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Hulk The Avengers Movie Masterpiece Series Sixth Scale Figure

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the highly anticipated Hulk Sixth Scale Limited Edition Collectible Figure from the smash hit The Avengers. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of the giant green-skinned angered monster Hulk in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt with rolling eyeballs and specially sculpted muscular body. The Hulk Sixth Scale Figure features: Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Hulk in The Avengers movie

Approximately 16.5 Inches (42 cm) tall One (1) newly developed head sculpt with separate rolling eyeballs Movie-accurate facial expression featuring his angered expression with detailed wrinkles and skin texture Detailed hair sculpture Giant green-skinned muscular body featuring detailed skin texture and tendons, with over 20 points of articulation including built-in joints in neck and arms which allow flexible movement Two (2) pairs of interchangeable palms including: One (1) pair of relaxed palms One (1) pair of forceful fists Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted One (1) pair of ragged grey shorts

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Captain America - Rescue Version Sideshow Exclusive Edition Captain America Comic-Con 2012 Exclusive Sixth Scale Figure

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Captain America Rescue Version Sixth Scale Collectible figure from Captain America - The First Avenger. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Chris Evans as Steve Rogers in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume, weapon and accessories.

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Preorder Hot Toys Marvel The Avengers Loki Sixth Scale Figure 

Hot Toys is proud to present the Loki Sixth Scale Limited Edition Collectible figure inspired by Marvel Studios smash hit The Avengers. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Tom Hiddleston as Loki, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume, weapons and accessories.

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Captain America - The First Avenger Sixth Scale Figure Review!

Well, today here at Heroesarentborn.com we’re reviewing Captain America, The First Avenger, from our friends at Sideshow Collectables and Hot Toys. Now, if you have never seen anything from Sideshow and Hot Toys you should know one thing, these figures are simply amazing. The level of detail that you see is almost on an unparalleled level. Such a huge difference from when I was a kid and all we had were those tiny GI Joes with the kung fu grip and a couple plastic weapons that you always managed to lose.

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Captain America - The First Avenger Sixth Scale Figure Giveaway is LIVE!

Our giveaway for a Captain America - The First Avenger Sixth Scale Figure from HeroesArentBorn.com and SideshowCollectibles is now live. Click the image below to see how you can enter to win!

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The Avengers, a review in way too many words…

A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months.A drunk was in front of a judge. The judge say,s "You've been brought here for drinking." The drunk says, "Okay, let's get started." There was a girl knocking on my hotel room door all night! Finally, I let her out. -    Henny Yongman

Why did I start this review out with one liner or three from the late, great, Henny Youngman? Because that’s pretty much the sum total of the script for Marvel’s “the Avengers”. Everyone else is praising Joss Whedon for the script but to me it was one joke after another after another with a little substance sprinkled in here and there to fill in the gaps between said jokes. Now that I have that off my chest, I was going to wait another week or so for the lemmings to get their fill of this movie but the allure was just too great.

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The Avengers CRUSHING RECORDS!

The Avengers Domestic Total as of May. 8, 2012 is $244,014,897 (Domestic) and $744,114,897 (Worldwide) - Info via BoxOfficeMojo.com

And if you want to be spoiled, check out a very cool video that explains the end credits:

 

Captain America - The First Avenger Sixth Scale Figure Giveaway!

Be sure to check back this Friday, May 11th,  for how you can win a Captain America - The First Avenger Sixth Scale Figure from HeroesArentBorn.com and SideshowCollectibles!

Captain America Sixth Scale Figure - The Avengers!

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the third limited edition collectible figurine from the upcoming superhero blockbuster, The Avengers. 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.

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Nick Fury Sixth Scale Figure - The Avengers!

Sideshow Collectibles is proud to present Hot Toys first limited edition collectible inspired by the highly anticipated film The Avengers. Nick Fury, the director of S.H.I.E.L.D. comes to life in this movie-accurate figure; specially crafted using the image of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. Featuring a newly developed head sculpt, finely detailed costume, weapons and accessories, the Avengers - Nick Fury Sixth Scale Limited Edition Collectible Figure makes a fantastic addition to any Marvel collection.

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Hawkeye Sixth Scale Figure - The Avengers!

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

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Captain America Life-Size Bust!

In celebration of America's Independence Day, Sideshow Collectibles and Marvel Comics proudly present the Captain America Life-Size Bust, the latest addition to the Marvel collectible line. Each piece is individually painted and finished to exacting standards, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. Capturing true Avengers patriot Steve Rogers, the Captain America Life-Size Bust is a perfect addition to any Marvel collection!

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War Machine (Special Version) Pre-Order!

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the 1:6 scale War Machine (Special Version) Limited Edition Collectible Figure. The movie-accurate War Machine Collectible Figure is highly detailed, and features a special battle damaged matte black, light grey and silver color scheme highlighting the well-equipped armor, light-up functions and weapons.

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Captain America Pre-Order!

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Captain America 12-inch Figure from the upcoming summer blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger 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. Click below to order!

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Review:  Captain America and Red Skull

The first action figure review from this year’s Captain America: The First Avenger toy offerings ventures into uncharted territory for us at HeroesArentBorn.com with a look at the film’s Minimate line.  For those unfamiliar with this product type, here is some brief background information. 

Originally created by Art Asylum in 2002 and featuring characters from cult licenses such as Dark Angel and Star Trek, Minimates were a modern American take on the block-style figures originating with LEGO in the 1970s.  Minimates, however, were slightly larger in scale and highly detailed, giving them more in common with Medicom Toys’ popular Kubricks.  Minimates gained greater prominence in the adult collector community when Art Asylum partnered with Diamond Select Toys to release dozens of two-packs featuring characters culled from all corners of the Marvel Universe. 

Nearly a decade later, Minimates have become a regular fixture in comic shops and Toys R Us locations across the nation.  They have also become an integral part of Marvel’s movie toy merchandising, releasing figures from Iron Man and its sequel, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Thor, and others.  Now Captain America’s major cinematic debut joins the Minimate ranks, and HeroesArentBorn.com is pleased to present an in-depth examination of Diamond Select’s Captain America and Red Skull two-pack. 

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Hasbro Marvel Q&A Session 4 - June 2011

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HAB: With regards to the new "Avengers Assemble" logo as well as the new name for your IRON MAN figure line ("The Armored Avenger"), is this an attempt to get the action figure lines to mirror the movies: as one combined universe, and are you planning to combine all three lines into a single AVENGERS line for 2012?

HASBRO: Each line is definitely their own brand. However, we're excited about their convergence into one line in 2012. Stay tuned to Comicon for more Avengers news!

HAB:  Now that the line has been refreshed as "Iron Man: The Armored Avenger", can we expect to see a more diverse assortment of figures rather than variations on the Iron Man armor? Agent Coulson, Pepper Potts, or Obadiah Stane perhaps?

HASBRO: These characters are not planned in our line.

HAB: Several of the initial release THOR figures have an incredibly high degree of articulation--most notably ball-hinged hips. Is this something you plan to continue with future THOR figures and perhaps more frequently in other licenses such as STAR WARS?

HASBRO: Happy to hear what you like now and what you'll like about our future products! Keep the comments coming as we're always looking for ways to improve our brands.

Have a Question about the Iron Man Hasbro Line you would like us to ask?  E-mail us at heroesarentborn@gmail.com and we will ask it for you!

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'Thor' Movie Collectibles Have Arrived For Pre-Order!

Sideshow Collectibles' Thor Premium Format Figure and Destroyer Maquette are now available for Pre-Order just in time for the much-anticipated release of the film 'Thor'! Order each super-fighter to ensure they're having a hammer throw-down in your collection soon!

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"Heroes Aren't Born.  They're Made." 

Certainly a catchy enough tag line for Iron Man.  It described his genesis perfectly.  A self-absorbed industrialist seeing first-hand the horrors wrought by his weapons gives rise to a champion of the oppressed. 

But he's not the only Marvel hero who was made. 

Captain America found life through a serum that transformed a physically inferior boy into a supersoldier committed to the cause of good.  Bruce Banner wasn't born the Hulk.  It took gamma radiation to force Banner to learn self-control and how to harness his rage to benefit others.  Even Thor, the GOD of thunder, was born arrogant and selfish.  It took banishment to Earth to make him learn humility and true heroism. 

"Heroes aren't born" isn't Iron Man's mantra. 

It is the mantra of the AVENGERS. 

That is why, as of today, this is no longer an Iron Man collectors' site.  It is now an Avengers site, and we will be bringing you news and product reviews from the entire team with a strong focus on Thor and Captain America this summer. 

Welcome to the new HEROESARENTBORN.COM!

THOR: The Mighty Avenger

While we continue putting the finishing touches on our new look, click HERE to enjoy our first unofficial Avengers-oriented review: "Sword Spike" Thor from Hasbro's 'THOR: The Mighty Avenger' action figure line.

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Unboxing Hot Toys Marvel Iron Man 2 War Machine Figure!

 

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Iron Man 2 Whiplash Hot Toys Review at MWC!

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Hasbro Marvel Q&A Session 3

We are officially part of Hasbro’s new Marvel license Q&A sessions! Check our the second  installment below!

HAB: This one is short and sweet. Will we ever see a War Machine Role Playing Helmet?

HASBRO: Maybe.  

HAB:  One thing that seems to be lacking in the Iron Man line is a play set for the 3 3/4 line. When we were in New York this past February, the G.I. JOE THE RISE OF COBRA: PIT MOBILE HEADQUARTERS was a huge hit with Joe fans and collectors. Any chance we could see something smaller in scale to the Pit for Iron Man? We know you had the Target release Hall of Armor Collection but what about a Hall of Armor play set with lights and sound? Some of the Micro Play sets are great but we need some for the 3 3/4" line!!

HASBRO: We have a vehicle hitting shelves now that is smaller than the PIT, but has great 3 3/4" play features. Check it out!

HAB: Will we see a Mandarin figure in the Iron Man Comic based collection and if you are working on one can we see? Pretty Pretty Please? We can even toss in a cherry on top.

HASBRO: One thing that Mandarin does not like is cherries. Despite this, he may allow us to take a picture of him.

Have a Question about the Iron Man Hasbro Line you would like us to ask?

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Iron Man Mark V Iron Man 2 Collectible Bust

Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Iron Man Mark V Collectible Bust from the Iron Man 2 movie. It is specially produced based on the image of Mark V in the movie with an incredibly detailed sculpt and light-up features.

The Iron Man Mark V Collectible Bust features: Stands approximately 9.5 inches LED-lighted eyes and heart (battery operated - not included) Metallic red and silver painting on armor Specially designed square stand, featuring the Mark V nameplate and movie logo

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Iron Man 2 Reaches $300 Million at the US Box Office!

Posted at ComicBookMovie.com

According to a report over at SuperHeroHype, the Marvel movie starring Robert Downey Jr has crossed the $300 million point at the US Box Office. The first movie which was released two years ago, made $318 million so there's still a little way to go before it manages to surpass it's predecessor. The site also points out that it will need to raise another $33 million in order to topple Alice in Wonderland which currently holds the title for North America's top grossing movie of this year. 

Hasbro Marvel Q&A Session 2

We are officially part of Hasbro’s new Marvel license Q&A sessions! Check our the second  installment below!

HAB: The Internet URL on the armor card pack-ins (www.ironmancard.com) only links to Marvel's official site.  For some consumers, this is misleading because the URL gives the impression that the cards are part of an interactive website.  Can you explain the purpose for this?

HASBRO: The cards are meant as a stand alone element of the toy that can also be displayed on the stand.  

HAB:  Aside from the upcoming Whiplash figure, can we expect to see any other non-armored or partially-armored figures in the Iron Man 2 figure line?  Some good examples would be Iron Man and War Machine with flip-up faceplates, Rhodey, and Pepper Potts.

HASBRO: There are more figures planned for a Fall release. Most of these will premiere at the San Diego Comic Con - we hope to see you there!  

HAB: Like the Galactic Heroes line, the "Iron Man 2 Super Squad" seems to be very successful with kids and collectors alike.  Because of this great response, are you planning to continue these for Iron Man into 2011--even though it's a non-movie year?

HASBRO: Keep your eyes peeled! In 2011 Super Hero Squad figures will be revealed in various ways!

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Review: War Machine (Iron Man 2)

  Part of the Iron Man mythos since the dawn of the 1980s, War Machine was the alter ego of Lt. Col. James “Rhodey” Rhodes—Stark’s closest friend and the first person to set eyes on Iron Man outside of Wong-Chu’s camp (in the comic universe).  Since the convoluted series of events leading to War Machine’s illustrated origins are not translatable to a two hour movie, the movie version strips away the extraneous circumstances and focuses on the widening rift between Stark, who wants to keep the Iron Man technology out of government hands, and Rhodes, the man who has to choose between loyalty to his friend and duty to his country.  After witnessing a reckless alcohol-fueled display by a full-suited Stark, Rhodes absconds with the Mark 2 armor and delivers it to his superiors, allowing Justin Hammer and the U.S. military to transform the suit into their own version of Iron Man—War Machine. 

On the heels of Iron Man 2’s blockbuster opening weekend, HeroesArentBorn.com is pleased to present this integral character as our third Hasbro action figure review.  Enjoy! 

Iron Man 2 $327 Million in 3 Days!

Iron Man 2 took in $133.6 million for the three-day frame domestically and $327 million Worldwide.

It now stands as the fifth highest opening weekend ever

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