SDCC 2017: Hasbro Marvel Legends Report

Finally, here’s our Marvel Legends Report for SDCC 2017 – all the reveals, videos, booth pics, official PR pics, and teases – all in one spot. And while Hasbro showed off a massive amount of new figures and more for the remainder of this year and the start of next, there’s still a lot more to go. Of the new waves, they revealed only one completely.

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SDCC 2017: Hasbro Marvel Panel Video

The Hasbro Marvel Brand Team held a jam-packed panel covering their Marvel Legends 6-inch and 12-inch lines. After recapping what’s available to pick up here at San Diego Comic-Con, they shared what’s heading to shelves for the remainder of the year, and teased what will be coming in 2018. For the new reveals:

  • Coming soon: Marvel Vintage Legends, Amazon-exclusive Defenders 4-pack, and a Game Stop exclusive Back in Black Deadpool
  • In 2018: Spider-Man Legends, Deadpool Legends, Black Panther Legends, Ultimate Riders, more 12-inch Legends, and more Walgreens exclusives.

And that’s really just the tip of the iceberg for next year. Hasbro is promising more reveals at Hascon, NYCC, and more!

Hasbro and Marvel product experts will discuss some exciting news around Hasbro’s ever-popular Marvel Legends product line. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at upcoming, never-before-seen Marvel action figures, followed by Q&A.

Weekend Toy Run: Marvel Legends Hulkbuster Wave On Sale at Kmart

Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave - high res pics

Still on the market for the Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave? Whether you’re looking for the entire wave or are just looking for one last remaining piece to complete the Build-a-Figure, you’re in luck. Kmart has the entire Marvel Legends Hulkbuster wave on sale for $16.99 each, marked down from $19.99. That beats Amazon’s price, which is normally $21.99, with some figures, like Valkyrie and Thundra marked up to $30 and higher by third party resellers.

Happy shopping Hulkbusting!

Soapbox Sunday: Marvel and Fox Need to Reconcile… For the Sake of the Toys

Deadpool, X-Men, and Fantastic Four - Marvel characters licensed by Fox

Imagine this – it’s the Avengers versus the X-Men and Fantastic Four. At first, Spider-Man is with Wolverine and Reed Richards, but at a pivotal moment, he switches sides and joins Captain America and Iron Man. Is this the plot for next big comic book crossover event? No, it’s another case of life imitating art – it’s what’s really happening today with the movie licensing business at Marvel.

Marvel has been trying to regain control of the characters it licensed out years ago to other movie studios, before they had their own movie business. Earlier this year, Marvel Studios and Sony penned a peace treaty that gives Marvel some say over what Sony will do with Spider-Man. But with Fox, who continues to own the rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four, the not-too-subtle war has no end in sight. And we’re suffering for it.

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