Captain Action Announces San Diego Comic-Con Variant!

SDCC 2012  Exclusive Italian Capitano Azione Limited Edition Reproduction Revealed!

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New York, N.Y. (July 3, 2011) – Captain Action Enterprises, LLC today announced 2012 San Diego Comic-Con variant plans: a reproduction of the rare Italian version of Captain Action, Capitano in Azione.

Originally released in the 1960s’ by the Italian toy manufacturer Baravelli, these Italian toys have become a sought-after collectible. Baravelli also produced licensed toys including G.I. Joe, Batman, and even Ed Sullivan’s Topo Gigio.

The new Capitano in Azione comes in a retro style box, with an authentic costume, historical brochure and a new item, an Italian Beretta pistol.  The Capitano in Azione Limited Edition Variant Figure list price is $120.00.


The new Capitano in Azione Limited Edition Reproduction will be available exclusively at Comic-Con International from Action Figure Xpress.  Collectors are invited to visit their booth, #3345 on the SDCC show floor, or pre-order online at  To ensure collectability, an extremely limited quantity of this SDCC variant was produced.

Action Figure Xpress will also have a limited quantity of standard Captain Action Deluxe action figures autographed by comics legend and package artist Joe Jusko.

“We’re very excited for this variant, but worry we may sell out too quickly, “ said Joe Ahearn of Captain Action Enterprises.

Recently relaunched, Captain Action has sparked fan and collector interest with toys, comic books, apparel and collectibles.

More surprises are to be announced at the Captain Action panel at San Diego Comic-Con.  Panelists include SDCC guest of honor Joe Jusko and Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide publisher J.C. Vaughn.  The panel is scheduled for Thursday, July 12th at 2:30 -3:30 in room 24ABC.

About Captain Action Enterprises

As Retropreneurs, Captain Action Enterprises, LLC specializes in taking old properties and rejuvenating them for a new generation. Captain Action’s 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, please contact Ed Catto

Captain Action, Lady Action, The Zeroids and related characters are ©2012  and ™ Captain Action Enterprises, LLC.

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