Hasbro is building excitement in the weeks ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, by hosting a special online event today for fan websites. In an exclusive video chat, the Hasbro Marvel Legends team revealed the final two carded figures and the Build-A-Figure for the Marvel Knights / Netflix wave. They also teased three figures from a new Legends wave tied to Thor: Ragnarok.
At San Diego Comic-Con last year, Hasbro teased a battle-damaged Matt Murdock head during their Marvel Legends panel. We snapped a quick shot of it on our Instagram feed. Thanks to an exclusive reveal at Yahoo, we now know that Matt is joining the 12-inch Marvel Legends line as a convention exclusive for SDCC 2017.
The last I saw of Optimus Prime, back in 2014’s Transformers: Age of Extinction, he was flying off into space, apparently leaving Earth behind. So while I was not at all surprised to see him back on Earth in the trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight, it was a bit of a shocker to see him as the supposed villain… although maybe not as much as seeing Mark Wahlberg fighting Transformers with a sword.
If bad guy Optimus Prime has you reminiscing back to when we were still somewhat hopeful about Michael Bay’s handling of our beloved childhood memories, then help is here; Hasbro recently announced that the Optimus Prime we know and love, from the first Transformers live action movie, will be joining the Transformers Masterpiece Movie Series this summer. Another shocker? That movie came out ten years ago.
While Daredevil has been in a few of Bill’s Marvel Team-Ups recently, it’s been almost a year since Bill’s had a solo Daredevil feature (see Gangsters and Ninjas and Turtles! Oh my!! from last March) – this time, he’s up against the electrifying duo of Shocker and Electro, each in their latest Marvel Legends incarnations.
Be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s action figure comics here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics. You can pick up the new Marvel Legends Shocker right now at Amazon.
Hasbro held their Collector Preview yesterday (read our Toy Fair 2017: Hasbro Marvel Legends Report to get caught up) and this morning they shared their press pics for a bunch of their Marvel Legends products. They’ve included a lot of the retailer exclusives that were not available on the showroom floor.
Pictured above – the Toys R Us exclusive Marvel Legends 6-inch A-Force 6-pack, featuring She-Hulk, Lady Loki, Lady Sif, Monica Rambeau, Singularity, and Elsa Bloodstone.
Now get ready for some sensory overload – over 70 more official Hasbro Marvel Legends pics ahead!