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Toy Fair 2018 – Hasbro Marvel Legends and More

Earlier today I posted the details from the Marvel portion of the Hasbro toy fair event. Below are images from the Marvel section of the showroom including the impressive slate of Marvel Legends.

Also note that some of the “10th Anniversary Marvel Studios” figures were not reviewed during the panel and there are some impressive figures in this celebratory line-up.

And keep your eye out of the role play Infinity Guantlet – it was seriously impressive in person.

Hasbro Toy Fair – Marvel Legends News

During the Hasbro Entertainment panels today, a good number of new Marvel Legend items where shown.  Read on for details of upcoming waves and buld a figures and stay tuned for photos from the showroom floor.

12″ Legends – Black Panther (on shelves now) and Classic Wolverine
6″ Ultimate Riders – Black Widow and Motorcycle, Ghost Rider w/ Bike, Wolverine on chopper

Upcoming Spider-Man Wave: House of M Spidey, Scarlet Spider, Doc Ock, Cloak & Dagger, Daredevil, Elektra- SPDR as the BAF

Upcoming Avengers Wave: Black Knight, Classic Maleketh, Ant-Man (movie) , Wasp (movie),

Apocalyspe BAF wave – New reveals of Magneto (extra hands / head), Sabertooth

Venom Wave – Venom, Carnage, Scream, Poison, Spider-Ham

Deadpool Wave 2- Deadpool Nerf blaster, Omega Red, X-Men uniform Deadpool, Lady Deadpool, Bishop, Pantsless Deadpool

More 4″ game inspired figures on the way

Premium role play helmet for Black Panther and Infinituy Guantley on the way. The Gauntlet features screen accurate sounds.

Exclusives

2018 Target 2-pack – Black Panther — Ross figure and Killmonger
Ant-Man and Stinger 2 pack
X-Men Days of Future Past – Wolverine and Sentinal
Walgreens – Thing confirmed
Silver Surfer will be a Walgreens exclusive

 

10 years of Marvel Studios
10 special items: Walmart Iron Man 1 2-pack (Tony Stark + Iron Man Mk1)
Avengers – Iron Man Mk 7
Iron Man 3 – 3pack TRU Exclusive – Hot Rod Armor, Pepper Potts, Mandarin
Guardians of the Galaxy – Ronan (EE, BBTS, Gamestop)
Avengers AOU – Target 2-pack for Updated Hulkbuster + Hulk
Civil War – Cross Bones + Captain America

Deadpool Wave 2 BAF is Sauron

Control The Universe With Your Own Infinity Guantlet Thanks to Hasbro

Hasbro has unveiled the latest Marvel Legends prop replica, and it offers the wearer the power to control the universe – or at least, it looks like it does. They have introduced a full sized, wearable, Infinity Guantlet based on the upcoming Infinity War movies. Featuring lights, sounds and articulated fingers (it is a glove, after all) – you’ll feel the power as you slip it on. Check it out below and look for it in stores this Spring.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES INFINITY GAUNTLET
(Age Adult/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Spring 2018)
Harness the power of the universe with this 1:1 full-scale INFINITY GAUNTLET! Measuring 19.5 inches long, this collectible role play gauntlet features premium sculpting and articulated fingers that can be clenched into a fist. Includes electronic light and sound effects that illuminate all six Infinity Stones when the gauntlet is activated. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

Hasbro Announces New Marvel Mighty Muggs

Hasbro today shared details of the next wave of Marvel Mighty Muggs – Ant- Man, Wasp, Captain America, Iron Man, Star-Lord and Thanos. The helmeted figures (Ant-Man, Iron Man, Star-Lord) showcase a great use of the flipping expressions as you can go from a masked appearance to unmasked with just a bop of the head.  Check these new Mighty Muggs out in the gallery below and look for them in stores later this year.

Stay tuned for more from New York Toy Fair with coverage starting this weekend.

Hasbro’s HERO VISION Iron Man AR Experience Takes Role Play Toys To New Level

The news from Hasbro keeps on coming as we get closer and closer to Toy Fair. Revaled yesterday is an exciting upgrade to their role play toys with the Avengers: Infiinty War Hero Vision Iron Man AR experience. With the HERO VISION app and this set you become Iron Man as he battles iconic villains. Combing Hasbro’s roleplay toys with AR tech introduces a brand new way to play. Check below for the complete description and images of the HERO VISION AR exerpience and look for more coming from Hasbro this weekend.

MARVEL AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR HERO VISION IRON MAN AR EXPERIENCE

(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Battle like Iron Man with the HERO VISION IRON MAN AR EXPERIENCE! This movie-inspired mask features a new experience from Hasbro that combines iconic role play with Augmented Reality (AR) technology. Download the HERO VISION app, place a compatible device inside the AR goggles, place AR markers around the play area, put on the AR mask, and then get ready to see digital images from the Super Hero’s world in front of kids’ eyes. Includes AR mask, AR goggles, gauntlet, three AR markers, and one Infinity Stone. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com. The HERO VISION app will be available Spring 2018 in the App Store and Google Play for select devices.  

Hasbro Reveals Venom Marvel Legends, Titan Hero and More

Today Hasbro shared details on a number of new products featuring everyone’s favorite symbiote – Venom! Hasbro revealed the first two figures, Venom and Carnage, from a Venom-themed wave.  The build-a-figure and other characters planned for this wave are unknown.

Also revealed today were Titan Hero versions of Venom and Carnage and 6″ 2-pack (think the Black Panther “kid” figures on shelves now) of Venom and Carnage.  All these products will be on store shelves this fall.

Complete details and pictures are below.

MARVEL VENOM TITAN HERO 12-INCH Figure Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Evil comes in an over-sized scale in the kid-favorite TITAN HERO SERIES line! Each 12-inch scale
character features multiple points of articulation and comic-inspired design. Characters include
VENOM and CARNAGE. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on
HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL VENOM 6-INCH Figure 2-Pack
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Recreate intense battles with VENOM and CARNAGE in this criminal 2-pack! Each 6-inch scale
figure features several points of articulation and comic-based design. Includes two figures.
Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL VENOM LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2018)
A new lineup of Super Heroes and Super Villains join the LEGENDS SERIES in an impressive 6-inch
scale! Featuring extensive articulation and detailed design, each figure comes with a different
Build-A- Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the impressive Build-A-
Figure. Includes characters from the comic books such as VENOM and CARNAGE. Each figure
sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

Hasbro Announces Marvel Legends Black Panther Helmet

Hasbro today announced the latest addition to their high quality line of prop replica / role play items with the new Black Panther helmet. The helmet features movie inspired details and flip up eye lenses. You can see the complete description and pictures below. Look for this on store shelves this fall.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES BLACK PANTHER HELMET

(Age Adult/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Fall 2018)

Gear up like the warrior king BLACK PANTHER with this 1:1 full-scale premium role play electronic helmet! Adjustable to fit most heads, this helmet features Vibranium-inspired design with flip-up eye lenses and intricate detailing. Includes movie-inspired Vibranium light effects. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

Hasbro Reveals New Deadpool Figures and Role Play Items

Hasbro today shared details on a number of new Deadpool roleplay items and a 2nd wave of Deadpool Marvel Legends all due in the Fall of 2018. The entire 2nd wave of Deadpool Marvel Legends hasn’t been announced yet (nor the Build-A-Figure) but today’s reveal included images of Lady Deadpool, Omega Red and Deadpool in an X-Man uniform (which is clearly labeled as such).

Keep reading for full descriptions and pictures of the newly announced 12″ figure, roleplay items and Marvel Legends.

MARVEL DEADPOOL 12-INCH DEADPOOL Figure
(Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Get ready for more over-sized adventures with this 12-inch scale DEADPOOL figure featuring
multiple points of articulation, sword and design inspired by the comics. Available at most major
retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL DEADPOOL FACE HIDER MASK
(Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Imagine transforming into DEADPOOL with this adult-sized mask! Features adjustable straps to
fit most heads and comic-based design for fans of all ages. Available at most major retailers and
on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL DEADPOOL KATANAS
(Ages 14 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2018)
DEADPOOL is always ready for action and fans can be too with these role play dual katana
swords! Imagine gearing up for combat with these role play swords designed to look like the
ones seen in the comics. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

MARVEL DEADPOOL LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH Figure Assortment (Wave 2)
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2018)
Collect the fan-favorite Merc with a Mouth in this LEGENDS SERIES assortment! Featuring
impressive deco, extensive articulation, and detailed accessories, each 6-inch scale figure comes
with a different Build-A- Figure piece. Collect all the figures in this wave to complete the
awesome Build-A- Figure. Includes characters from the comic books such as LADY DEADPOOL
and OMEGA RED. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on
HasbroToyShop.com.

January’s New Announcments from Kotobukiya: Marvel, Star Wars, DC, Resident Evil

Kotobukiya today sent over a batch of pictures of new products that are coming later this year.  Keep scrolling for full details and images of the Ikeman Red Hood statue, the Black Panther movie ArtFX statue, Defenders Luke Cage ArtFX satue, the Resident Evil Chris Redfield ArtFX, and the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Praetorian Guard ArtFX+ statues.

DC COMICS RED HOOD IKEMEN STATUE WITH BONUS PART
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Kotobukiya is branching out into an all new statue concept with IKEMEN. Similar to the popular Bishoujo series, this fantastic expansion is a lineup of popular characters re-designed by the famous Japanese illustrator Ricken in the Japanese Ikemen (“handsome men”) style.
Following up after the debut Nightwing is a true bad boy in the Batman Family, RED HOOD! After Dick Grayson left Bruce Wayne’s side to branch out on his own, Batman needed a new sidekick and found the young hoodlum Jason Todd to be his replacement. Todd excelled as Robin but had a violent edge, and the boy unfortunately met his end at the hands of the Joker. Even death can’t keep a good character down, and Jason returned to life and became the anti-hero known as Red Hood, who takes his place as the second Ikemen style hunk with a special first edition with bonus part!
Jason Todd has always been a rebel, and here he stands in a defiant pose just begging you to look at him. As Red Hood he wears a super cool (and intricately sculpted) costume with black boots, reinforced black trousers, an armored black shirt decorated with a red bat logo, and a brown leather jacket with red accents and silver zippers. Of course, he wouldn’t be in the Ikemen style unless his pose and outfit highlighted Jason’s slim but muscular physique, and as Red Hood stands with one leg extended and one hand behind his head he shows off his toned body. The dark hero comes with interchangeable heads so you can customize your display: a full Red Hood helmet, a bare head revealing an aloof expression on his face and his black hair with a white streak, and exclusive to this first edition a bonus head wearing a sleek red domino mask! Sculpted by the talented Naoya Muto, Red Hood stands in 1/7 scale. Add this handsome hero to your collection and be on the lookout for more upcoming Ikemen Statues from Kotobukiya like Red Robin!
srp $89.99
Available in JULY

MARVEL THE DEFENDERS SERIES LUKE CAGE ARTFX+ STATUE
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Kotobukiya’s Marvel Comics ARTFX+ Statues have brought you Avengers, X-Men, and most recently Spider-Man and characters from his world, but now we turn our attention to the street-level heroes of the Defenders. Next up in the quartet is the man with superhuman strength and unbreakable skin, LUKE CAGE! Born Carl Lucas, the hero first appeared in 1972 and was a prisoner convicted for a crime he did not commit. An experiment gave him his superpowers, and he set off on a literal career of heroism as a “Hero for Hire.” Luke Cage has had his big moments, even joining the Avengers and getting his own series on Netflix, and now he powers into the ARTFX+ Statue lineup in a tremendous way based on concept art by Dale Keown!

Criminals better watch out, because Luke Cage is on the case! The hero for hire stands ready to dish out justice as only he can, standing in a slight crouch with his legs spread for balance. Luke leans forward slightly and menacingly, with his arms hanging down and ready for action. The Defender is massively muscled and his superhuman physique shows through his casual white t-shirt and blue jeans which he wears with black boots and a belt with a gold “C” logo buckle. Luke also wears big golden bracelets and carries two lengths of chains that evoke the image of his costume from his days as Power Man! His clenched teeth and scowl are enough to intimidate any criminal, and he looks like he just stepped right out of a comic book. Sculpted by Junnosuke Abe (RESTORE), the master behind all of the Marvel ARTFX+ releases, Luke Cage stands 7 ½ inches tall (1/10 th scale) with magnets in his feet providing perfect stability on the included display base. Add this warrior for justice to your display and pair him with other Defenders ARTFX+ Statues Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist!

MARVEL BLACK PANTHER MOVIE BLACK PANTHER ARTFX STATUE
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Kotobukiya’s next elite ARTFX Statue returns to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and celebrates the breakout hero of 2016’s Captain America: Civil War and the star of his own upcoming blockbuster, BLACK PANTHER! A prince of the mysterious nation Wakanda, T’Challa was thrust into the spotlight when a terrorist attack killed his father and elevated him to the throne. Now he holds the dual responsibility of ruling his people as king and protecting the world as the costumed Black Panther, and it’s that hero who claws his way to you now in a glorious 1/6 scale statue representing 2018’s Black Panther film!

A hero unlike any other in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther stalks his prey across ancient Wakandan ruins and will never let his target escape. T’Challa is frozen in place as he steps lightly over the rubble, using his feline grace to move silently and quickly. Enhanced with cutting edge vibranium technology, Black Panther’s incredibly detailed black body suit combines a subtle texture with reinforced sections and decorative silver elements, not to mention wicked claws that can slice through nearly anything. The suit highlights the hero’s muscular physique and his tensed pose as he prepares for action. It also extends over Black Panther’s head with its menacing feline face plate and subtle “ear” protrusions to complete the overall look. Black Panther stands over 12 ½ inches tall (1/6th scale) atop his Wakandan jungle ruins base. Get your hands on this technologically advanced hero and star of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
srp $139.99
Available in JUNE

RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA CHRIS REDFIELD ARTFX STATUE
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  The Resident Evil franchise has been scaring fans around the world for over 20 years, first with a long series of video games and then with other spinoff media. Kotobukiya is proud to partner with Capcom and present all new ARTFX Statues from the recently released 3D animated film Resident Evil: Vendetta, and after Leon S. Kennedy comes the other main protagonist CHRIS REDFIELD! Originally a Special Tactics and Rescue Service (STARS) officer of the Raccoon City police when he made his debut in the original Resident Evil game, Chris went on to become a Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (BSAA) agent and in Vendetta joined fellow survivors Leon Kennedy and Rebecca Chambers in trying to take down the criminal “death merchant” Glenn Arias in New York City. Now you can take home this tough guy hero in a dynamic new 1/6 scale ARTFX Statue presentation!

Capturing the BSAA Silver Dagger captain as he appears in the opening sequence of the film, Chris stalks the battlefield peering down the scope of his M4A1 Assault Carbine, ready to take the killing shot. He is heavily armored, unlike his partner Leon, wearing heavy-duty B.O.W. combat gear consisting of armor plates, holsters, and a tactical belt over drab fatigues. Chris is covered in extra ammo and equipment like a pistol, knife, walkie talkie, and more, and on his arm is the Silver Dagger counterterrorism unit emblem patch. His pose is all business, with feet spread wide for balance as he fires his weapon two-handed. Captain Redfield stares down his target with an extremely focused expression on his face, his short-shorn hair never getting in the way of taking his shot. Sculpted by M.I.C., Chris Redfield stands nearly 11 ½ inches tall (1/6 scale) atop a specially designed Resident Evil display base resembling the villa floor from a key rescue mission, and around his feet are empty magazines, cartridges, and blood spray. Display Chris by himself or alongside his Vendetta ally Leon S. Kennedy!
srp $169.99
Available in JULY

STAR WARS ELITE PRAETORIAN GUARD 2-PACK ARTFX+ STATUE
A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Star Wars ARTFX+ Statues bring you all of the quality and detailing that you expect from an ARTFX release in a great smaller scale perfect for collecting! The series has already brought you amazing heroes, villains, and troopers from the classic trilogy and beyond, and now you can collect characters from Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Following up after the First Order Stormtrooper Executioner is a troop builder pack of Supreme Leader Snoke’s bodyguards in the ELITE PRAETORIAN GUARD 2-PACK! In the tradition of previous robed guardians like the Senate Guard and Emperor Palpatine’s Royal Guards, the Praetorians are highly skilled fighters trained to a superhuman level. These red armored guards focus specifically on melee combat, and they utilize various weapons which they brought to bear against Kylo Ren and Rey in the latest film. The ARTFX+ Praetorian Guards are clad in their ornate bright red armor and robes and come with a dazzling array of interchangeable parts for you to customize their look and your display. The two figures come with three types of helmeted heads, two styles of arms, and no fewer than six types of melee weapons (including different weapon configurations)!

ARTFX+ Statues are fun-to- assemble pre-painted snap-fit kits that can be put together easily in seconds without glue or modeling skill. The Elite Praetorian Guards stand over 7 inches tall (1/10 th scale), and magnets in their feet provide perfect stability on the included metal display bases. Collect multiple sets to form your entire eight-man Guard force, and display them alongside other great The Last Jedi ARTFX+ Statues from Kotobukiya!
srp $139.99
Available in JULY

Hasbro Announces 2nd Wave of Star Wars and Marvel Mighty Muggs

Over the New Year’s holiday, Hasbro officially revealed the second wave of Star Wars and Marvel Mighty Muggs. With the first wave hitting stores now, this second wave will be right on it’s heels as many online retailers have opened pre-orders already.

The characters included in the Star Wars wave are Finn, Poe Dameron and Yoda and the Marvel wave includes Black Panther, Doctor Strange and Rocket Raccoon.  All of these new Mighty Muggs include the push-and-turn mechansims that lets you cycle through three unique facial expressions on the figure. You’ll find these in stores soon and they have an SRP of $9.99.

See all the new Muggs in the gallery below.

New This Week from Diamond Select Toys: Marvel, Aliens, Batman Beyond and More

It’s a brand new year and Diamond Select Toys has a brand new batch of toys and collectibles hitting your favorite stores. This new batch includes characters from Marvel Comics, Marvel Movies, Alien: Covenant, Batman Beyond, Batman: The Animated Series, The Nightmare Before Christmas, National Lampoon’s Vacation and the world of H.P. Lovecraft. Keep reading for all the details of what’s new and find your local retailer at comicshoplocator.com.

Alien Covenant Xenomorph Vinyl Bust Bank
A Diamond Select Toys release! Run! Hide! Save! If you’re planning a new life on a distant planet, there’s no better way to save up for the trip than with this new vinyl coin bank based on Alien: Covenant! The new film features an even creepier batch of xenomorphs, and this approximately 7” bust captures the creature in exquisite detail. Featuring collectible-quality paint and sculpting, this vinyl bank features a coin slot on the back, and an access door in the base, and comes packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Eli Livingston! (Item # JUN172644, SRP: $22.99)

Cthulhu Vinimates Vinyl Figure
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s 2017, and Cthulhu has a new look for a new year! “Old god” and literary superstar Cthulhu is the latest 4-inch figure to join the Vinimates vinyl figure line. With an articulated neck, he can cast his gaze at the faithful and unfaithful alike, summoning all to join his shambling host! Packaged in a full-color window box, Cthulhu is the perfect addition to your Vinimates or Cthulhu collection and will tower over your Minimates mini-figures! Sculpted by Eli Livingston! (Item #AUG172648, SRP: $9.99)

Batman Beyond Bruce Wayne Resin Bust
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Time to go back to the future… the future of Gotham City! Not long from now, Gotham has transformed into a high-tech town, and a high-tech Batman has risen to fight the criminal element. Bruce Wayne is retired, but he mentors the new Batman and keeps him informed on old threats when they resurface. This approximately 6-inch resin bust of Bruce Wayne depicts him as he appears in Batman Beyond, and sits on top of a pedestal base inspired by the city’s ultra-modern architecture. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, it comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item # JUL172790, SRP: $59.99)

DC Gallery Batman Animated HARDAC PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys Release! There is only one Batman now! The Batman duplicate created by HARDAC, the Holographic Analytical Reciprocating DigitAl Computer, is back, and he’s looking to replace all of humanity with robots! Based on the episode “His Silicon Soul,” this 11″ PVC diorama features new sculpted details revealing the circuitry behind HARDAC’s Batman costume, and arms him with a scimitar sword from Batman’s own armory! HARDAC is in scale to all Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC figures and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item #MAR172723, SRP: $45.00)

Marvel Gallery Daredevil Comic PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! Have you started your Gallery? The Marvel Gallery line has offered characters from Marvel comics, movies and TV, but the newest character has made his mark on all three! Based on his comic book appearance, this 9” scale PVC diorama of Daredevil shows the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen leaping from a church rooftop and letting fly with one of his billy clubs. Measuring approximately 11 inches tall, this figure is in scale to all Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC figures, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Ramirez Studios! (Item #JUN172633, SRP: $45.00)

Marvel Gallery Jessica Jones Netflix TV PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! Defenders Assemble! Joining Luke Cage and Daredevil, Jessica ones is the third member of the Defenders to join the Marvel Gallery PVC Diorama line-up! Measuring approximately 11 inches tall atop a New York City-inspired diorama base, Jessica Jones wears her trademark scarf and jacket, and features the likeness of actress Krysten Ritter from the Jessica Jones Netflix TV series. She is in scale to other Marvel Gallery and Femme Fatales PVC Dioramas, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Sculpted by Varner Studios! (Item #JUL172795, SRP: $45.00)

Marvel Milestones Doctor Strange Movie Resin Statue
A Diamond Select Toys release! By the Vishanti! Doctor Stephen Strange has cemented his space in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and now he has teleported into the Marvel Milestones statue line! Leaping from a portal, Doctor Strange casts spells with both hands in this dynamic statue featuring detailed paintwork as well as translucent sculpted effects. This approximately 14.5” resin statue is limited to only 1,000 pieces, and comes packaged in a full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios! (Item #MAY172527, SRP: $225.00)

Marvel Minimates Black Panther Movie Box Set
A Diamond Select Toys release! It came from Wakanda! The highly anticipated Marvel Studios film Marvel’s Black Panther joins the Marvel Minimates Universe with this exclusive box set! Featuring Black Panther, M’Baku, Killmonger and Shuri, this set of four 2-inch Minimates mini-figures features 14 points of articulation on each figure, as well as fully interchangeable parts. Packaged in a full-color window box. (Item #SEP172485, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Minimates Series 74 Greatest Stories 2-Pack Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys release! The record-setting 74th series of Marvel Minimates is one for the ages, and it’s only available at comic shops and specialty stores! Spanning four different storylines from Marvel’s history, this assortment of four two-packs captures four of the greatest Avengers in four of their most epic battles, with four new outfits and four never-before-made opponents! From the “Surtur Saga,” Ages of Thunder Thor takes on the first-ever Surtur Minimate! From “Planet Hulk,” King Hulk takes on the first-ever Red King! From “Old Man Logan,” Logan takes on the never-made Ashley Barton Spider-Girl! And from “Secret Empire,” Agent of Hydra Captain America takes on the all-new Ironheart! Each 2” Minimates mini-figure features up to 14 points of articulation, as well as fully interchangeable parts! Each 2-pack comes packaged in a full-color window box. (Item # AUG172641, SRP: $9.99/ea.)

Marvel Select Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Action Figures
A Diamond Select Toys Release! You’re welcome! The Guardians of the Galaxy have been one of the most requested additions to the Marvel Select action figure line of the past few years, and now DST is happy to announce figures of Star-Lord and Drax the Destroyer from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Measuring approximately 7 inches tall, each figure is based on the actor’s appearance in the new film, and comes with a bonus articulated figure — Star-Lord comes with Rocket and Drax comes with baby Groot! Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!
Star-Lord with Rocket (Item #JAN172662, SRP: $24.99)
Drax with Groot (Item #JAN172663, SRP: $24.99)

Marvel Spider-Man Homecoming Movie Resin Busts
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s almost time for Homecoming! The first Spider-Man film to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is almost here, and DST is commemorating the occasion with to resin busts based on the film! One depicts Spidey in his high-tech suit, with web wings, while the other shows him in his homemade suit. Each measures approximately 6 inches tall and sits atop a pedestal inspired by New York architecture. Each comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Sculpted by Gentle Giant!
Homemade Spider-Man Suit (Item # JUL172798, SRP: $59.99)
Web-Glider Spider-Man (Item # JUL172799, SRP: $59.99)

National Lampoon’s Vacation Marty Moose Vinyl Bank
A Diamond Select Toys release! Who’s the moosiest moose we know? Marty Moose! The beloved mascot of WalleyWorld, who greeted the Griswolds upon their arrival at the magical theme park, is now the latest vinyl bank to come from Diamond Select Toys! Measuring approximately 8 inches tall, Marty will help you save up for your own family vacation, with a coin slot in his back and an access door in the base. Featuring collectible-quality paint and sculpting, Marty comes packaged in a clear polybag. Sculpted by Oluf Hartvigson! (Item #JUN172646, SRP: 22.99)

Nightmare Before Christmas Resin Busts
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Meet the Mayor of your collectible shelf! Joining Jack and Sally, these highly detailed resin busts of the Mayor and the Wolfman from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas each measure approximately 6 inches tall and sit atop detailed bases depicting the buildings of Halloween Town. Limited to only 3,000 pieces each, they each come packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color, hand-numbered box. Sculpted by Joe Menna!
Mayor Bust (Item #JUN172627, SRP: $59.99)
Wolfman Bust (Item #JUN172628, SRP: $59.99)

Marvel Animated Minimates Series 8 Revealed; Series 7 Now Available at Walgreens

New Marvel Animated Minimates are now at Walgreens! Spider-Man and Captain Marvel headline Series 7 of the exclusive mini-figure line only available at Walgreens stores, and now that they’re popping up across North America, it’s time for Diamond Select Toys to unveil the next batch, featuring new Super Heroes, new Super Villains and new versions of old favorites!

Before Series 8 arrives, look for Series 7 in all Walgreens locations now, capturing the worlds of Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars in an assortment of four packs, each containing two 2-inch Minimates mini-figures. Sets include Spider-Man and Scorpion, Kid Arachnid and Vulture, Captain Marvel with Red Hulk, and Captain America’s Hulkbuster with Baron Zemo! 

Series 8 will hit Walgreens stores on or around April 1, 2018, and will include four all-new two-packs. The assortment includes:

  • From Marvel’s Spider-Man, Stealth Suit Spider-Man takes on Screwball! The Internet personality with a mean streak is ready to humiliate Spider-Man in front of millions so Peter Parker has donned his all-black stealth suit to stay below her radar. Spider-Man includes a webline accessory and leaping support stand, while Screwball has her pouch full of gear. This is the first Minimate of Screwball!
  • Also from Marvel’s Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, a.k.a. Gwen Stacy, tangles with the Jackal! The web-slinger comes with a webline accessory and leaping support stand, while her uncle, Professor Miles Warren, makes his debut in the Marvel Minimates format!
  • From Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars, The Wasp is menaced by MODOK! The size-changing heroine includes a removable helmet, detachable wing accessories and a transparent flight stand, while the super-smart, super-sized AIM leader floats on a support stand.
  • Also from Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Warsthe Black Panther strikes at the evil Madame Masque! The warrior from Wakanda must defeat the beautiful criminal from Iron Man’s past. Black Panther includes a removable mask, while Madame Masque includes an interchangeable unmasked head and hair piece. This is the first Madame Masque MInimate ever made!

While you’re at Walgreens, look for their exclusive assortment of Minimates based on Thor: Ragnarok, featuring Thor, Loki, Grandmaster and Skurge Minimates not available anywhere else, as well as their exclusive selections of DC Vinimates, Justice League Vinimates and Kingdom Hearts action figures!

Find your nearest store at Walgreens.com!

Taskmaster Now Playable in Marvel: Contest of Champions

The latest character to join Kabam’s  revealed details of a new character Marvel Contest of Champions is Taskmaster, a former S.H.I.E.L.D agent now-turned mercenary. Some background info on Taskmaster is below:

 Tony Masters was a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent exposed to an experimental variant of the Super-Soldier Serum, called the Mnemonic Primer. It grants him the ability to duplicate any movement he sees, but at a cost. The huge amount of information his brain records, causes it to overwrite his own memories, replacing what little remains of his original self. Now known as Taskmaster he offers his skills to the highest bidder as a mercenary and combat trainer.

His stats and abilities in the game are: 

Base Stats & Abilities

*All stats based on 4 Star, Rank 5, Level 50, Signature Level 99

  • Health: 15508
  • Attack: 1154
  • Max PI:
    • Without Signature: 3794
    • With Signature (99): 4647

Character Class: Skill

Basic Abilities: Exploit Weakness, Bleed, Armor Break

Special 1: Use their Weaknesses – Taskmaster is a master of landing the perfect strike to disrupt his opponent’s rhythm.

Special 2: Steal their Strengths – After even a single use, Taskmaster will turn even the most advanced of his opponent’s techniques back on them.

Special 3: Ideal Counter – Taskmaster uses his mastery of his opponent’s own tactics to develop the ideal counter strategy.

 

Signature Ability: Intuitive Pattern Recognition – As Taskmaster fights each opponent he gains greater and greater understanding of their combat style as well as their most likely reactions, making it progressively more difficult for them to use even their most potent powers against him.

 

Hasbro Releases Packaged Images of Marvel Legends Vehicle Assortment

Hasbro today shared images of their upcoming Marvel Legends vehicle assortment. This first series includes Black Widow with a motorcycle and Ghost Rider with his Flame Cycle. These are set to be instores in Spring 2018. Check out the packaged pictures below, and follow Hasbro Pulse’s Instagram to get more first looks in the future.

Hasbro’s New Mighty Muggs Now Available for Pre-Order

Announced at NYCC – Hasbro new take on Mighty Muggs is set to hit store shelves in early 2018, but if you’re looking to make one (or several) less trips to the store in the new year, the new Muggs are available for pre-order at some of your favorite online retailers.

AwesomeToyBlog sponsor (and all around great shop) Entertainment Earth is offering them both by the case (Marvel / Star Wars) and individually (Captain America, Spider-Man, Hulk, Black Widow, Groot, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Luke, Rey).

Find them at your favorite store!

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