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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2011


ROUND 2 ENLISTS JOE JUSKO FOR CLASSIC TOY'S RETURN

Captain Action - Joe Jusko Packaging

Round 2, LLC and Captain Action Enterprises are pleased to announce that Joe Jusko will be developing the new packaging illustration for the new Captain Action® toy line.

The new toys produced by Round 2, LLC are scheduled to debut in October 2011. The first release will include a new Captain Action figure and costume sets for Marvel Comics heroes Captain America™ and Spider-Man®. Subsequent releases will include classic characters such as The Mighty Thor™, Iron Man™, the Red Skull™ and Loki™.

In order to maintain the authentic comic book feel of the packaging, Joe Jusko was recruited to develop the new illustration for the lead character, Captain Action. Jusko has produced covers for just about every publisher over a 35-year career. He is currently the cover artist on Dynamite's Warlord of Mars series. The Captain Action team was surprised to find that Jusko also was a Captain Action fan as a young boy back in the 1960's.

"As a kid, my all time favorite toy was Captain Action!" said Jusko. "One Christmas I told everyone I wanted the same thing and eventually ended up with every available costume and a figure for each! I just loved these action figures and I'm just so excited to be contributing my art to the re-launch of such a classic 60's icon. Bring on Dr. Eville!!"

Captain Action was a popular 12-inch action figure line in the late sixties and influenced a generation. The charm of the toy was its ability to change costumes to transform Captain Action into a number of well-known comic book and pop culture characters. Vintage costume sets currently sell at a premium on the collector market.

The new Captain Action toy line will debut at New York Comic Con, which runs October 13-16, 2011, and will be available nationwide in October. An exclusive edition of the Captain Action figure, featuring a bonus comic book, will be available at Toys R Us stores.

About Round 2, LLC

Founded by entrepreneur Tom Lowe in 2005, Round 2 is an innovative collectibles company located in South Bend, Indiana. The Round 2 family of brands includes Auto World® Slot Cars, featuring high-speed, highly-accurate 1/64 scale electric slot car racing; Forever Fun™ Holiday Collectibles, featuring detailed recreations of favorite holiday characters; American Muscle® 1/18th scale collectible diecast and MPC®, AMT® and Polar Lights® Model Kits, featuring classic auto, sci-fi and figural plastic kits. Round 2 and its creative team are dedicated to producing detailed, quality playable and collectible items that appeal to the young and the young at heart. www.round2corp.com Follow us on Twitter at @Round2ForYou.

Follow the progress of Captain Action, the product line, at www.foreverfunblog.com

About Captain Action Enterprises, LLC

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.

For the latest on Captain Action visit him on Facebook and at www.CaptainActionNow.com

Round 2 and design and Auto World are trademarks of Round 2, LLC. ©2011 Round 2, LLC, South Bend, IN 46628. Captain Action, Lady Action, The Zeroids and related characters are ©2011 and ™ Captain Action Enterprises, LLC. MARVEL, Marvel Comics, Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Red Skull, Loki and the distinctive likeness(es) thereof are trademarks of Marvel Entertainment, LLC and its subsidiaries, and are used with permission. Copyright © 2011 Marvel Entertainment, LLC and its subsidiaries. Licensed by Marvel Characters B.V. www.marvel.com. All rights reserved.




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2011


ROUND 2 AND CA ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCE
MARVEL COSTUME SETS FOR CAPTAIN ACTION

Captain Action - Marvel Costumes

Round 2 is proud to announce that, for the first time in over 40 years, Captain Action will once again be associated with Marvel Comics characters. 1/6-scale Captain Action costume sets of Spider-Man and Captain America will debut Fall 2011 at Toys'R'Us and other specialty retailers, to be followed by additional releases of Marvel character costume sets, including Iron Man and Thor, in 2012.

Tom Lowe, President and Owner of Round 2 states that "We are thrilled to be able to offer Marvel character costume sets as part of our all-new Captain Action product line. This is a major step for Round 2 and is something we believe the collector community will embrace wholeheartedly. Marvel costume sets for Captain Action is something we have wanted to do for many years — to finally be able to offer costume sets of Spider-Man, Captain America and other great Marvel characters is truly awesome! We think collectors will be pleased with what we have come up with."

Bob Plant, Creative Director at Round 2 and avowed Captain Action fan, describes the direction the product line will take. "We have a great deal of respect for these timeless characters, and our goal is not to merely recreate the original Marvel costume sets from the 1960s, but to take them a step or two further with enhanced details and more accurate and faithfully-recreated costumes. While packaging is highlighted by Silver Age art and the costumes are tied into that vintage era as well, we've updated the packaging style to reflect more modern collector sensibilities. This is an exciting time for Captain Action collectors, new and old!"

Ed Catto of CA Enterprises, the licensor for Captain Action, shares Round 2's enthusiasm for the project. "The Marvel partnership brings both the excitement of the slate of hit movies combined with comics' top fan-favorite characters. Kids just introduced to these characters will love them, while fans and collectors will be blown away by the authenticity and details."

Joe Ahearn, Catto's business partner and co-founder of CA Enterprises, echoes the excitement with all the enthusiasm of a long-time fan. "We are so pleased to be able bring Captain Action back in his original format in a big way with costumes that fans have been clamoring for for a long time. We are very excited to be working with Marvel and have more surprises up our sleeve for the future."

Captain Action made his debut in the mid-1960s at the height of the super hero craze. The 1/6-scale Captain Action's outstanding feature is that he could be disguised as a number of different super heroes and comic book characters, a unique concept that has continued to maintain interest in the character all these years. Round 2 and CA Enterprises recently announced plans to bring back the classic toy.

"Make Mine Marvel!" The quintessential catchphrase popularized by Marvel Comics in the 1960s and '70s is just as applicable today. With a slew of colorful characters brought to life by a recent crop of blockbuster films (and more on the way), super heroes like Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man and Thor are more popular than ever, and proof that great characters and great stories continue to spark the public's imagination. No doubt, the pairing of Captain Action and Marvel Comics is a match made in comic fanboy heaven, and a prelude of great things to come.

About Marvel Entertainment, LLC

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. www.marvel.com

About Round 2, LLC

Founded by entrepreneur Tom Lowe in 2005, Round 2 is an innovative collectibles company located in South Bend, Indiana. The Round 2 family of brands includes Auto World Slot Cars, featuring high-speed, highly-accurate 1/64 scale electric slot car racing; Forever Fun Holiday Collectibles, featuring detailed recreations of favorite holiday characters; American Muscle 1/18th scale collectible diecast and MPC, AMT and Polar Lights Model Kits, featuring classic auto, sci-fi and figural plastic kits. Round 2 and its creative team are dedicated to producing detailed, quality playable and collectible items that appeal to the young and the young at heart. www.round2corp.com

Follow the progress of Captain Action, the product line, at www.foreverfunblog.com

About Captain Action Enterprises, LLC

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.

For the latest on Captain Action visit www.CaptainActionNow.com

MARVEL, Marvel Comics, Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and the distinctive likeness(es) thereof are trademarks of Marvel Entertainment, LLC and its subsidiaries, and are used with permission. Copyright © 2011 Marvel Entertainment, LLC and its subsidiaries. Licensed by Marvel Characters B.V. www.marvel.com. All rights reserved.

Round 2 and design and Auto World are trademarks of Round 2, LLC. ©2011 Round 2, LLC, South Bend, IN 46628.

AMT, MPC, and POLAR LIGHTS are registered trademarks of Learning Curve Brands, Inc. used under license to Round 2, LLC. ©2011 Learning Curve Brands, Inc. All rights reserved.

Captain Action, Lady Action, The Zeroids and related characters are ©2011 and ™ Captain Action Enterprises, LLC.




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2011


Captain Action and Round 2 Announce Toy Line
12" Action Figure and Costumes to debut Fall 2011


New York, NY February 2011: Captain Action Enterprises, LLC and Round 2 LCC have announced plans for a new toy line featuring the world's first superhero action figure, Captain Action.

Like the classic toy of the 1960s, this new line will feature 12" action figures and popular super hero costumes.

Recently relaunched, Captain Action has gathered fan and collector interest with comic books, apparel and collectibles. The brand has generated a buzz with collectors, retailers, and even comic conventions.

The new line will be designed to appeal to passionate collectors, as well as new fans and young kids. The Captain Action toys will be available at Toys'R'Us, specialty stores and online.

Originally, costume sets allowed Captain Action to change into heroes such as Spider-Man, Batman, and the Lone Ranger.

That tradition will continue. For the new line, Round 2 has signed up a major superhero license for the costume sets for Captain Action. "We're anxious to announce our licensor. This deal affords us the opportunity to re-create some of the old costumes, as well as new ones, all featuring some of the hottest and most popular superheroes!" said Ed Catto of Captain Action Enterprises, LLC.

Thomas E. Lowe, Owner and President of Round 2 said "Well, I never thought I would get a second chance with Captain Action. We brought back the toys in the 90's when I owned Playing Mantis. Now, we're relaunching the line with an awesome major comic book license that I know will blow the collector community away. Captain Action lives and I am proud to be a part if it!"

Bob Plant, Creative Director of Round 2, is excited to be reunited with his old friend Captain Action. "Captain Action was my first and favorite action figure. I still have my original Captain Action that I received as a gift for my 6th birthday We think fans of the ol' Captain will be pleased with what we've come up with! Thanks to Captain Action Enterprises, the keepers of the CA flame, for renewing interest in this great character." Bob is diligently designing a line that is both true to its heritage and capitalizes on recent innovations.

"This is what we've been working towards as we've been rebuilding this franchise," said Joe Ahearn of Captain Action Enterprises, LLC. "The fans are excited and the general public, and retailers, will just love this line!"


About Captain Action Enterprises

As Retropreneurs, the team at 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. Upcoming products in development include the Zeroids and other nostalgic toys. For additional information, contact EdCatto@hotmail.com.

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Captain Action, Lady Action, The Zeroids and related characters are ©2009 and ™ Captain Action Enterprises, LLC.


About Round 2

Round 2 LLC is an innovative collectibles company located in South Bend, Indiana. Its family of brands includes Auto World® 1:64 scale electric slot racers and racing sets; Forever Fun™ Holiday Classics, featuring detailed recreations of favorite holiday characters, AMT®, MPC® and Polar Lights® model kits, American Muscle® and Ertl Custom & Premium Collectibles®. Round 2 and its creative team are dedicated to producing detailed, quality playable and collectible items that appeal to the young and the young at heart.

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For all the latest on Captain Action visit www.CaptainActionNow.com and www.Moonstonebooks.com.



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