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.
I caught up with Ryan Ting, Global Brand Manager, and Dwight Stall, Senior Design Manager, from the Hasbro Marvel Brand Team at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday afternoon. We chatted about the Marvel Legends exclusives available at SDCC 2017 (and following the show at HasbroToyShop.com), as well as the incoming Legends waves due this fall and early 2018 (including the Netflix / Man-Thing wave, Thor: Ragnarok, the vintage Marvel Superheroes throwback wave, a whole new Deadpool wave, and the “Riders” assortment).
I also pitched my idea for a Bob, Agent of Hydra, figure with MODOK’s Doomsday chair for the Riders wave. Tell me that’s not a winner!
When the Hasbro Marvel team showed us the first three figures in the Marvel Legends series for Thor: Ragnarok, we thought we’d have to wait until San Diego Comic-Con for the rest. We were wrong, and delightfully so. This morning, they shared the official pics of the rest of the wave, including an incredible Build-a-Figure. In addition, Hasbro revealed an exclusive Thor 2-pack destined for Target shelves.
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.
Say you’re Nick Fury, and you discover that Bruce Banner, aka The Incredible Hulk, has been kidnapped by Hydra and AIM – who do you call on to get him back? Well, first you’ll need someone who’s the best there is at what he does. Then having a living legend along for the ride couldn’t hurt either. And lastly, throw in the world’s best super spy, and they can’t fail. Or can they?
Find out what happens when Wolverine, Captain America, and the Black Widow join forces against the hordes of Hydra and AIM in this latest action-packed adventure from Bill’s Comics!!