First off, we have the Marvel Vintage Legends Series! This will be a set of single carded releases in Toy Biz inspired packaging. There are a total of six in this wave: Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Punisher, and Black Widow. Each character will have slight differences in paint, accessories, or sculpt in order to make them more in line with their vintage counterparts. Most notably, Wolverine comes with a new unmasked head and Black Widow appears to be the first comic-inspired version in quite some time.
Next up, we have the 2016 Fan’s Choice Winner: Songbird! Song bird will be part of a yet to be revealed Avengers wave. It’s possible that this wave with have a Thanos build-a-figure judging from the slideshow tonight, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
Our first reveals of the Black Panther wave are a couple of long awaited comic characters: Namor and Black Bolt. We finally have an update to the green-trunk Namor, I’m sure this pleases quite a few of you.
Next up is the much anticipated Deadpool wave! No build-a-figure was revealed, but they did shoot down the going rumor that Strong Guy would be it. So who could it be now? I’m sure we’ll find out soon enough, so let’s take a look at who we do know about: Cable, Deadpool, Domino, Deathlok, and X-23. In addition there will be a Back in Black Deadpool released as a Gamestop exclusive.
Excited about the upcoming Defenders series on Netflix? Well if you want a comic accurate set of Luke Cage, Daredevil, Jewel, and Iron Fist then check out Amazon later this year!
Vehicles in Marvel Legends! The first wave of characters with bitchin rides will feature Black Widow and Ghost Rider! These sets are slated for Spring of 2018, and let’s keep them going long enough to get Professor X and his hover-chair.
The next Spider-Man wave has been partially revealed along with its build-a-figure: The Lizard! This wave will include Gwenpool, Lasher, Mysterio, Spider-Punk, and some probably yet to be revealed characters. Expect these early 2018 or late 2017.
More Fantastic Four? You got it! Have yourself a Mr. Fantastic at Walgreens. And while you are there pick up the exclusive Medusa as well. Where is Thing? Maybe we’ll find out at a later convention.
Toys R Us will be getting a Hydra Agent two-pack!
There is a TON of things to cover, so let’s move on to the 12″ Marvel Legends. You wanted more Deadpool to go with your Tiger Stripe Wolverine? Well either way you got it with some exclusive repaints.
And finally, look for Deadpool Monopoly and Nerf Guns coming soon!
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