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HEROCLIX ONLINE REVEALS UPCOMING MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS MOVIE COLLECTION

Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—April 16, 2012— Wizkids/N.E.C.A., the makers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the table-top game, today revealed the latest Marvel collection, Marvel’s The Avengers, to be incorporated into the online game . The collection, available as a Starter Pack and as Single-Figure Boosters on Thursday, April 26, will add over one dozen new figures for players to collect and will also be available via codes in physical sets starting this Wednesday, April 18.

Marvel’s The Avengers   Starter Pack includes six figures: Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Hulk. The pack joins Marvel’s Fantastic Four set as a starter option for new players.

Marvel’s The Avengers Single-Figure Boosters add another 10 figures, including Thor, Hulk, Nick Fury, Captain America, Iron Man, Agent Coulson, Skrull Infiltrator, Hawkeye, Tony Stark and Heimdall.

Additionally, beginning April 18, players and collectors can find codes for virtual  Marvel’s the Avengers figures—both the Starter Pack and Single-Figure Boosters—in physical sets.

For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com/.

For news updates and announcements, follow HeroClix Online on Facebook and Twitter.

About WIZKIDS/NECA, INC.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids/NECA is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. The HeroClix brand is the most successful collectible miniatures games on the market today, with over 250 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

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

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