Arthur Parks aka Living Laser was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He fell in love with Lucy Barton until she left him to marry another man with greater wealth, causing him to lose his mind. Blinded by jealousy, he thought that to win a woman’s heart he needed to have power, driving him to create his alter ego, the Living Laser.
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Twelve year old Elvin Haliday was visiting an unfamiliar neighborhood to trade some comic books with another boy when he was attacked by a gang of racist bullies. Elvin eluded them by hiding in the heavily polluted waters of Newtown Creek, but before he could climb out, Fisk Biochem workers dumped more illegal chemical waste into the creek, dousing him with it. Terrified and in pain, Elvin ran home to his only family, Granny Staples, and she nursed him back to health over a period of days. The boy recovered quickly, and in the weeks and months that followed, he went through a tremendous growth spurt that gave him a superhumanly powerful adult body and began operating as the super vigilante Rage.
The final figure in X-Men Marvel Legends 6″ Scale wave has been revealed, as has the Build-A-Figure! Hasbro Pulse shared a couple of photos of Wolverine in and out of packaging. Wolverine will be in his classic brown suit and will include swappable clawed and retracted claw hands. Even bigger news is that the Wolverine packaging reveals the identity of the Build-A-Figure…Juggernaut!
Marvel Legends fans got their first sneak peek at the upcoming X-Men Marvel Legends 6-Inch assortment last October at New York Comic Con 2015 with the reveal of Rogue. Then in February at New York Toy Fair 2016, six new mutant figures were unveiled: Deadpool, Cable, Jean Grey, Iceman, Havok and Kitty Pryde (complete with Lockheed!).
The Hasbro Pulse has the exclusive reveal of the eighth and final figure in this year’s X-Men Marvel Legends 6-Inch assortment: Wolverine!
As one of the most popular and iconic X-Men, Wolverine gets a new body sculpt and dons the look of his trademark brown and tan costume. After premiering back in Uncanny X-Men #139 (1980), the brown and tan suit outfitted Wolverine until 1991 and was his longest continuous costume.
Speaking of powerful and iconic brown-costumed characters from the pages of the X-Men, fans will without a doubt recognize the Build A Figure in this assortment. Check back in the next few days for the complete reveal of this unstoppable villain!
We saw the reminaing figures from the wave at Toy Fair 2016. We’ve re-attached the photos here to jog your memory. Read on to see the images.
The Armored Spider-Man is an alternate reality version of Spider-Man. He is what would have happened if Spider-Man had stopped the burglar from killing Uncle Ben. He is a playboy, multi-billionaire, and engaged to Gwen Stacy.
After they announced their massive Hasbro Cinematic Universe, it was inevitable to start hearing news on some of the assorted properties. Thanks to TF at the Moon, we now see that Hasbro has kicked things off with new Micronauts trademarks. From the looks of it, Micronauts is set to get a major licensing push. The new trademarks cover some of the following:
- Action Figures
- Comic Books
- Motion Pictures, Animated Series & Movies
- Video Games
- Clothing & Footwear
- Lunch Boxes
- Bath Products & Linens
Needless to say, not all of these will definitely happen. This is Hasbro covering their bases so they can produce a variety of licensed products, or license them out to other companies to produce.
A new Star Wars Black Series 6″ Scale Astromech Droids 3-Pack has been revealed. The images, via Jedi Temple Archives, shows off a great looking new box set. It contains:
The box set is apparently an exclusive, but we’re not sure who will carry it at the moment. See the set by clicking the thumbnail.
Over at the Marvel Figures Custom Taiwan Marvel Facebook page, they have revealed some excellent new Marvel Legends 6″ Scale Figures. Included are:
- The Punisher – War Journal Version
- Falcon – Civil War Version
- Winter Soldier – Civil War Version
There are no additional details on release dates. You can see the photos by reading on.
Hasbro sent along official photos and info for the upcoming Captain America: Civil War Marvel Legends 6″ Scale Figure 3-Pack. Here’s the info:
MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR 6-Inch LEGENDS 3-Pack Figures
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available: August 2016)
When the lines between right and wrong are blurred, which heroes will emerge victorious? Fans can collect their favorite heroes from the highly anticipated new film MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR with this super trio of CAPTAIN AMERICA, IRON MAN, and SPIDER-MAN figures. Each figure comes equipped with iconic accessories inspired by the movie, such as CAPTAIN AMERICA’s shield and IRON MAN’s repulsor blasts. Figures come in an impressive 6-inch scale and feature premium articulation and detailed sculpting and deco. Includes three MARVEL LEGENDS figures, six accessories, and one shield. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.
You can see the images after the jump.
Update: Site sponsor Entertainment Earth dropped us a line and let us know that they will be the only one offering this item for Pre-Order before August 1st. No other retailers will be allowed to post this item for pre-sale before then. They will also be receiving their shipment of the item first, before all other retailers, so if you order from them now, you should get yours before anywhere else. You can check their pre-order page here: Captain America Civil War Marvel Legends Spider-Man, Captain America, and Iron Man Set
That pretty awesome Captain America Marvel Legends 3 pack seen yesterday featuring Cap, Iron Man and MCU Spidey is up for order now over at site sponsor Entertainment Earth! It’s listed with an August release at $62.99 USD.
Update: EE let us know that they will be receiving stock of this item before any other retailer. If you place your pre-orders through them, you should have yours in hand sooner than later!
Entertainment Earth is the first to reveal an exciting new Marvel Legends set. It’s The Captain America Civil War Marvel Legends Action Figures! We’ll also be the first to get these in stock, so get those orders in! This set is the first action figure of Spider-Man in his Marvel Cinematic Universe costume debut, while Cap and Iron Man sport awesome battle-damaged deco straight from Captain America: Civil War, which premieres tonight! Each marvelous 6-inch action figure sports amazing deco that makes Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Captain America look like they stepped right out of a fight on the big screen. Sporting at least 20 points of articulation on each figure, this is the perfect trio to decorate your desk and relive your favorite moments from the big movie! It’s also the perfect place to start your Marvel Legends action figure collection if you aren’t already collecting the greatest super hero action figures of all time. Whose side are you on?
A few standout features:
o First-ever Tom Holland Spider-Man action figure, straight from the new Captain America: Civil War movie
o Great battle damage deco on Iron Man and Captain America
o Alternate heads for Tony Stark and Steve Rogers
o Cool blast effects
Check out some additional pics after the break!
Earlier today Marvel held a live video feed where they revealed and unboxed a new Marvel Legends 3 pack featuring battle damaged versions of Captain America and Iron Man with a MCU version of Spidey featuring his new duds from the movie. All 3 look to be repaints or slight remolds of existing toys in one single box set. It was said to be available August 1st via Hasbro Toy Shop but may be available earlier (cough SDCC cough). We’ve screen capped the video even though it wasn’t that great quality wise, check out about 30 pics after the break!
Update: Site sponsor Entertainment Earth revealed the set in full with official pics and a pre-order listing. EE let us know that they will be receiving stock of this item before any other retailer. If you place your pre-orders through them, you should have yours in hand sooner than later!