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Hasbro adds a 90s touch to Kingpin figure for exclusive re-release

Much like the Mysterio figure that’s been floating around, this newly announced Marvel Legends exclusive Kingpin is all 90s.

The Kingpin of Crime

We’ve seen a whole bunch of incredible throwback packaging from Hasbro over the last few years. From their Star Wars anniversary figures, to their homages to Toy Biz’ 90s X-Men and Marvel SuperHeroes lines, it’s been fantastic.

I actually wonder why they don’t just make the change to the classic blister cards (from the modern boxes) a permanent thing. It seems like it’d take less to make, and be cheaper too. That’s not mentioning either that they’re a heck of a lot better looking.

In any event though, the classic packing is still a ‘limited’ type of thing. And so when we get new ones it’s worth noting. That includes for the Kingpin here, which is one of the few to have a ‘Spider-Man’ 90s cardback.

While you might know him as a Daredevil villain, the character was a huge (no pun intended) part of the 90s animated Spidey TV series. Kingpin is a monster of a figure, and is essentially a re-release of the Build-A-Figure that was included with an earlier Spider-Man Marvel Legends wave.

This time around, he’s sporting a revised pain app meant to reflect his appearance in the Spider-Man cartoon. It looks spot on to me, just like the card he’s packed onto.

Spider-Man Marvel Legends 6-Inch Kingpin Action Figure

Kingpin is an online exclusive, and is scheduled to ship this August. He’s $29.99 USD, and is pre-orderable right now from our friends at Entertainment Earth.

As usual, be aware that if you order through EE BrutalGamer will get a small commission.

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Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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