Hasbro’s Dave Vonner presented his baby – the Marvel Universe line – at Hasbro’s Fan Media Day yesterday. Marvel Universe is still going strong in Hasbro’s bread and butter 4-inch scale, and we’ll see a pretty wide assortment of figures in single packs, comic theme packs, and more 2-packs for 2012.
Vonner also revealed the figure that he promised would blow us away. No, it wasn’t Blow Hard!
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I can’t tell you how good it feels to be writing about Marvel Legends again at Toy Fair. Sure, the Marvel team got the clean-up spot in the schedule of yesterday’s presentations at Hasbro’s Media Fan Day, and Legends got the last spot in the Marvel presentation, but the showroom was a sea of the unwashed masses for most of the afternoon – it’s good to be back!
Dave Vonner got the nod for presenting both Legends and Universe (I’ll cover Marvel Universe separately), and while he didn’t get to reveal a whole lot for Legends, we got to see the progression for some of the Series 3 figures, as well as a reveal for 2012 – the Squadron Supreme’s Hyperion. Hyperion was shown as a rendering of a digital sculpt (I’ll guess Gentle Giant) and as such wasn’t available in the showroom. What we did see in there was both Series 1 (see Sandman’s review of Extremis Iron Man) and 2 packaged samples, as well as painted prototypes of Blade and U.S. Agent.
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Hasbro hosted its first panel ever at New York Comic Con today. We were on site and broadcast the panel live (we hope!)
Hasbro: Marvel Action Figures
Presenters: Scott George, Dave Vonner, and Dwight Stall
Join members of Hasbro’s MARVEL Marketing and Design team as they discuss current and upcoming toys and action figures!
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This is the second part of Akatsuki’s Marvel Legends Iron Man Retrospective, the finale to our Iron Mania week. Part 2 covers the Modern Armor Iron Man from ML8 through the First Appearance Iron Men in ML 14.
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