NEW YORK, NY- The world's most renowned Super Hero, Spider-Man, will continue to help his legions of fans spin their own new adventures as Toy Biz launches a wide array of captivating new products featuring New York's beloved webslinger. Based on the look of Spider-Man's classic comic book series, this year's Amazing Spider-Man line-up will be highlighted by an expanded assortment of action figures, vehicles and playsets that will enable fans of all ages to recreate some of the most memorable tales from the legendary hero's forty-plus year legacy.
Headlining the 2006 offerings are the Rip 'N Rev Racer and Cycle & Rider Sets. Kids will also be able to take their adventures to the tub with the Web Splasher Playset. The latest additions to the Amazing Spider-Man toy line have already begun to hit shelves. Details of the new 2006 products are as follows:
Rip 'N Rev Racer Currently Available, Ages 4+, SRP $19.99
Spider-Man rips up the road with his Rip 'N Rev Racer. Just lock Spider-Man's bike into the Rip 'N Rev launcher. The faster you rev, the faster the bike will go! "Kid powered" rip cord action accelerator with handle and release bar. Flywheel powered cycle with realistic revving sound and stylized Spider-Man figure in racing gear. The Racer travels over 20 ft!
Cycle & Rider Assortment Currently Available, Ages 5+, SRP $14.99
These sets are the ultimate in customized cycles! The deluxe assortment each comes with a 6" fully poseable action figure complete with motorcycle. The motorcycle features two-speed, pull back motors with projectile launchers that will let you take on all of your favorite Spider-Man adventures.
- Spider-Man & Motorcycle with projectile launcher
- Venom & Motorcycle with projectile launcher
Web Splasher Playset Currently Available, Ages 4+, SRP $19.99
The Amazing Spider-Man Web Splasher Playset gives you everything you need to wage your watery war! This multi-level playset features high-tech weapons and vehicles that your 6" Spider-Man action figure (included) can use to fight crime. With a removable jet ski, catapult launcher disk shooter, water-blasting cannon and a hydro-dive chamber, bath time turns into playtime every night!
6" Action Figures Ages 4+, SRP $7.99
Utterly amazing and totally spectacular, every Amazing Spider-Man Action Figure in these all-new assortments come ready to face whatever challenge you throw their way! Masterfully sculpted to faithfully capture each character's indelible likeness, every fully articulated comes equipped with either a bonus action or special accessory that that adds a whole new level of fun to your play!
Assortment 16 (Currently Available)
- Spider-Strength Spider-Man with extreme lifting action
- Shark Trap Spider-Man with inflatable shark trap
- Battle Action Spider-Man with spider launcher
- Venom with symbiote beast
- Manwolf with sound
Assortment 17 (April 2006)
- Spider Hulk Spider-Man with dual smashing action and breakaway accessories
- Web Splasher Spider-Man with water blast backpack
- Spider Spinner Spider-man with shoot 'n spin webs
- Hydro-Man with pump 'n squirt action
- Hobgoblin with pumpkin throwing action
More Amazing Spider-Man action figures slated for Fall 2006.
Deluxe Action Figures Ages 4+, SRP $9.99
For decades, Spider-Man has been a larger-than-life icon to millions of fans around the world. Now, these super-sized action figures can capture the big-time thrills and chills of your all-time favorite hero and his menacing criminal foes! At an astounding 12" tall, every character in the Amazing Spider-Man Deluxe Figure assortment is ready to face whatever action comes their way. Fully poseable to add to more realistic play, the action figures in this assortment let you relive all your favorite Spider-Man battles in the biggest way possible!
Assortment 2 (Currently Available)
- Night-Shade Spider-Man
- Green Goblin
- Twilight Spider-Man
Assortment 3 (August 2006)
- Spider-Man (House of M)
- Black Costume Spider-Man
About Marvel Entertainment, Inc.
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