ROUND 2: CAPTAIN ACTION ADDS THE GOD OF THUNDER TO THEIR LINE UP

Written by on May 4, 2012 in Marvel, News, Toybox - 1 Comment

ROUND 2, LLC AND CAPTAIN ACTION ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCE HEROIC ADDITION
TO MARVEL COSTUME SET LINEUP

Captain Action® Transforms to Become Thor, The Mighty God of Thunder


Round 2 and Captain Action Enterprises are excited to
announce a new Marvel costume set for classic Super Hero Thor. The Thor costume set is the
first new Marvel Super Hero costume to be added to the Captain Action line in more than 40
years!
Captain Action, the popular Super Hero toy from the 1960s, returned to toy shelves this year
along with new costume sets featuring Spider-Man and Captain America from Marvel Comics.
Along with the Thor costume and accessory set, an all-new Loki costume set for Captain
Action’s nemesis, Dr. Evil, is scheduled for simultaneous release. Captain Action’s action-
packed return made him the #1 selling collectible toy nationwide at Toys R Us for the week of
April 15!
The character of Thor is based on the Norse mythological god of thunder, and first appeared in
Marvel’s “Journey into Mystery” series before graduating to his own ongoing series. Thor was
also a founding member of Marvel’s super-team The Avengers. Onscreen, Thor stars in his own
movie series and is also featured in the upcoming “Marvel’s The Avengers” movie, opening in
the U.S. on May 4.

All Captain Action figures and costume sets come in two versions, basic and deluxe. The Toys
R Us exclusive Thor costume set will include an authentically styled, detailed cloth costume with
Thor mask, boots, wristlets, helmet, belt, newspaper and Thor’s mystical war hammer Mjolnir.
The deluxe set adds bonus accessories: a bearded mask, a vintage styled belt, Donald Blake’s
walking stick and a lightning attachment for Thor’s Mjolnir hammer. The deluxe set also includes
bonus Hawkeye leggings and belt, and fans can collect all six Marvel Comics costume sets for
Captain Action to create a complete Hawkeye Avenger Build-A-Costume set! The deluxe
costume set will also feature a Thor image as rendered by comics legend Walt Simonson, and
originally featured on Overstreet’s Comic Guide.
Wave 2 of the Captain Action line, including Dr. Evil and both the Thor and Loki costume sets,
will be available in August at Toys R Us, hobby shops and comic shops nationwide.
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About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of
the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library
of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its
character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit
www.marvel.com.

About Captain Action Enterprises
As Retropreneurs, Captain Action Enterprises, LLC specializes in taking old properties and
rejuvenating them for a new generation. Captain Action now appears in an on-going comic book
series, lithographs, statues, action figures, T-shirts, model kits and an iPhone app. Additional
properties include the Zeroids and Savage Beauty. For additional information, contact
ed.catto@bonfireagency.com.

About Round 2
Round 2, LLC is an innovative collectibles company located in South Bend, IN. The creative
team at Round 2 is dedicated to producing detailed, high quality collectible and playable items
appealing to the young and young at heart. Round 2 brands include Polar Lights®, AMT® and
MPC® model kits, Auto World® slot cars, Forever Fun™ seasonal products and the licensed
brands American Muscle®, Ertl Collectibles® and Vintage Fuel™ die cast

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One Comment on "ROUND 2: CAPTAIN ACTION ADDS THE GOD OF THUNDER TO THEIR LINE UP"

  1. 56glassman May 15, 2012 at 1:47 am ·

    i loved C.A. When I got one for Xmas in 1966, I remember bumming my folks for C.A…and asking for Captain America or Batman suit. Instead my mom got me the Phantom, telling me the purple costume was her favorite. I passed these on to my son when he was little. In 1995 he bought up all the second gen stuff. Now at 26 yrs old he’s a chip off the old block and has bought up everything sold so far for the 3rd gen C.A…..I can’t wait to get em all and see the Hawkeye gear on C.A…..jus toooooo. Cooooooool!

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