Weekend Toy Run: Marvel Legends Hulkbuster Wave Available via Amazon.com

Marvel Legends Hulkbuster Wave at Amazon

Amazon has had the Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave listed for some time, but they were from more expensive third-party sellers. Our good friend Paul gave us the heads up that Amazon has jumped into the game, so you can now pre-order the wave (with War Machine, Blizzard, Vision, Valkyrie, Dr. Strange, Thundra, and the Marvel Now! Iron Man) directly from them for the standard retail price of $21.99 each. It’s not a long wait since Amazon says they’ll ship within the next 2 weeks.

You can find most of them by searching for Marvel Legends Hulkbuster on Amazon. For some reason, the Marvel Legends Vision is also available but doesn’t show up on that search. And the Marvel Legends War Machine is still only third-party seller listings (and more expensive). Since he’s two per case, I am sure you can hold off for now – Amazon will have a bunch that you can pick up later, if needed.

The Results of the Hasbro Marvel Legends Fans Choice Poll Are In…

Age of Ultron #10 (Quesada variant) - Angela

Long-suffering Darkhawk fans, all hope is not lost – coming in a close second shows Hasbro how much you want him. But it was the newest of the final four characters in the third Hasbro Marvel Legends Fan Choice Poll, Angela, who won a guaranteed spot in the Marvel Legends line. The first poll from back in 2007 resulted in the oft-maligned (I think unfairly) Age of Apocalypse Sunfire. And the second poll in 2009 brought us Deadpool, Black Widow, and Valkyrie in the Marvel Legends 2-packs.

No word on when Angela will make it into the line, but I’m guessing it will be 4th quarter 2016 at the earliest.

The votes are in and the fans have spoken! After a close poll, one hero stands above the rest as the new Hasbro Marvel Legends figure. That hero is Angela, the awesome Asgardian warrior! Angela took home 28% of the votes, just edging out Darkhawk, who walked away with 26%. Mysterio and Symbiote Spider-Man followed closely behind with 24% and 20% respectively. Thanks to all the fans for voting and be sure to look out for the new Angela Marvel Legends figure from Hasbro!

Source: Angela Wins the Hasbro Marvel Legends Poll

Border Patrol: Conan the Barbarian, Savage Land Rogue, and Skeletor’s Bone Throne and Scrying Table

Border Patrol - Conan the Barbarian, Savage Land Rogue, and Skeletor's Bone Throne and Scrying Table

We dip into the fantasy genre with this edition of Border Patrol!

  • Conan the Barbarian by Insidious Customs: Some sculpted hair and weapons details plus a smooth paint job converts a Masters of the Universe Classics He-Man into Conan. With a week still left to go, the auction has already topped $300. Ends Wednesday, August 5, at 12:43PM PT.
  • Marvel Legends Rogue (Savage Lands) by Ole Jade Jaw: Nothing like a torn-up costume to turn skin-fearing Rogue into a Savage Land jungle babe. Rogue started off her comic book career as an ugly mutant, but Jim Lee turned that around right quick. Ends Sunday, August 2, at 8:39PM PT.
  • Masters of the Universe Classics Bone Throne and Scrying Table: This previously-owned custom was the ultimate playset for Skeletor, until Mattel revealed their Snake Mountain, of course. Mattel also showed off a Bone Throne, but at this point it’s not certain if it will be made as part of Snake Mountain or as a separate accessory. In any case, this might be you best shot at Skeletor’s scrying table. Ends Saturday, August 1, at 1:30PM PT.

In AFP’s Border Patrol, we scour active eBay auctions for customized action figures that you won’t want to let slip by!

CustomCon 39 is coming! Entry deadline is August 1.

Pre-Order the Amazon Exclusive Marvel Legends Avengers 4-Pack

Amazon Exclusive Marvel Legends Avengers 4-Pack - packaged

Finally! We’ve spotted the listing for the Amazon-exclusive Marvel Legends Avengers: Age of Ultron 4-pack. Amazon’s first Legends exclusive includes Marvel Cinematic Universe versions of Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and for the first time in the line, a Mark Ruffalo Bruce Banner in his civvies. Hasbro first announced the 4-pack at Toy Fair, and we saw the figures for the first time with a whole mess of Marvel Legends at San Diego Comic-Con.

For those keeping track, here’s your Marvel Legends retailer exclusives checklist:

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Hot Toys Announces Iron Man 3 Pepper Potts and Mark IX Sets

Hot Toys Iron Man 3 Pepper Potts and Mark IX

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pepper Potts has been a key supporting character in the three Iron Man and the first of the Avengers movies, so I’m sure many fans have been waiting for her to get a Hot Toys figure. You will be able to get her individually, and she’ll come with a very cool accessory – an interchangeable arm from the Iron Man Mark IX, so you can recreate a pivotal scene in the movie.

You will also be able to get her in a set with a full Iron Man Mark IX armor. AFAIK, this armor appeared only during the House Party Protocol, and solely to donate its arm to Pepper. Why would you want the set, then? Because it will come with two even cooler accessories – a Pepper Potts headsculpt in the Mark 42 helmet (that you can put on your Hot Toys Mark 42 armor) and a Mark VII helmet with LED light up features (exclusive to the Sideshow release of the 2-pack). Way to get us to buy yet another Iron Man, Hot Toys! 😀

As always, you can pre-order from Sideshow Collectibles: Solo – Pepper Potts Marvel Sixth Scale Figure | Exclusive 2-pack – Pepper Potts and Mark IX Marvel Sixth Scale Figure Set

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