NYCC 2018: Hasbro Marvel Legends Report

Hasbro kicked off New York Comic Con with their “deskside chat” with the Marvel brand team. Ryan Ting from marketing and Bobby Vala from design shared their latest reveals and plans for 2019.

I’ll be brief, since I’m trying to actually get to the convention sometime today 😀 – but will update as I review the video of our conversation. The video should go up on our YouTube channel late tonight or tomorrow morning.

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Quick Pics: Marvel Legends Deadpool Wave 2

The second wave of Marvel Legends Deadpool is arriving on shelves right on the heels of Deadpool 2 on DVD and Blu-ray (https://amzn.to/2wUEi7b) – a big thanks to Hasbro for providing these figures for review. The Sauron Build-a-Figure wave more accurately serves as a transition from Deadpool to the X-Men, in advance of a big movie year for Marvel’s mutants in 2019. The line-up includes three each of Deadpool and X-Men. On the Deadpool side, there’s the titular character in his boxers, another in his X-Men trainee t-shirt, and Lady Deadpool. From the X-Men, it’s villain Omega Red, X-23 in her All New All Different Wolverine costume, and Bishop in his glorious ’90s costume, complete with mullet.

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X-Men – Apocalypto! – Bill’s Comics

While chasing down two of his greatest enemies, Wolverine stumbles into something much bigger. Now he’s in trouble, with a capital T. Will the rest of the X-Men be in time to save the old Canucklehead from certain death?

Forge ahead and find out, true believers!

Be sure to check out the rest of Bill’s work here at AFP and at Bill’s Comics. Also, thanks to Extreme-Sets for providing review samples of a wide variety of their diorama sets.

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Revisiting the Marvel Universe Masterworks Sentinel

If you’re wondering about the Amazon-exclusive Days of Future Past Marvel Legends Sentinel and Wolverine 2-pack, here’s a size comparison of the recent Marvel Legends Old Man Logan with the original Marvel Universe Masterworks Sentinel. It was originally released in 2011 packed with a 3.75-inch Wolverine.

The set is not up for pre-order yet on Amazon, but keep this link handy to check for it easily:

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Hasbro Marvel Legends X-Men Wave (Video)

The Hasbro Marvel Legends X-Men wave is hitting retailers now. Thanks to Hasbro for providing these figures!

The Apocalypse wave is solid, and a bonus considering that some thought that having a couple of Deadpool waves in a non-X-Men movie year would preclude it. Here’s some quick thoughts on each of the figures:

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