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Round 2 Enlists Joe Jusko for Classic Captain Action Toy’s Return

Captain Action: Jay Cochran - 2011.06.02
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.


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