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SDCC 23: Marvel Legends wrap-up, with X-Men ’97, Spider-Man animated, and lots more

Hasbro had a very typical Comic Con at SDCC 2023. That’s to say it was fantastic, with piles of fresh figures, and some big surprises.

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Marvel Legends, arguably the greatest superhero action figure line of all time, just keeps getting better. At this point, Hasbro has a series that encompasses comic book (both classic and modern), animated, feature film, and even video game versions of its features heroes and villains. It plays very nicely to both fans who love the modern Marvel age, and all that entails, and those who prefer the iconic titles and storylines of days gone by. Quite a feat honestly.

With all that in mind too, there’s obviously a metric ton of product that sees release ever calendar year. And a hub for fresh announcements is pretty much always comic con’s. Last weekend’s SDCC was no different in that respect, seeing Hasbro load up with reveals that covered pretty much all of the above.

One of the coolest new additions was the announcement of an X-Men ’97 sub-line, tailored to mimic the upcoming Disney+ rebirth of the 90s cartoon show. You can find our coverage of that here, with images of the first wave (6 figures) and a 4″ scale multi-pack that will be exclusive to Target stores.

But as mentioned, there’s a heck of a lot more than X-Men on the way. So let’s dig in, and kick things off with a product that hails from another animated show, a double-pack straight out of the 90s version of Spider-Man, that includes both Peter Parker and (for the first time in Legends) Alistair Smythe.

HASBRO MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES SMYTHE & PETER PARKER

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $52.99/Available: Fall 2023) 

In a twist of irony, Alistair Smythe – who created the Spider-Slayer robots for Kingpin – was made into a cyborg himself to face off with Spider-Man. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES SMYTHE & PETER PARKER 2-pack. These quality 6-inch scale Smythe and Peter Parker figures are detailed to look like the characters’ appearances in the 1994 Spider-Man: The Animated Series cartoon, featuring premium detail, multiple points of articulation and comes in unique vintage-style VHS-themed packaging. Comes with 2 figures and 5 comics-inspired accessories including Peter Parker’s camera.

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Decidedly not from a cartoon of any kind (that we know of) is another upcoming 2-pack that’ll feature everybody’s favorite merc, along with an agent of Hydra. The hapless Bob is included here for the first time, along with his ‘buddy’ Wade. Also included: a boatload of accessories.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DEADPOOL AND BOB, AGENT OF HYDRA

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99 / Available: July 2023)

Hey, nerd. It’s me, Deadpool! Aka the Merc with a Mouth aka Wade Wilson. I’ve got regenerative healing abilities (which my enemies just love about me,) and more sass in my body than Wolverine has adamantium…aaand Bob’s here, too. Celebrate the Marvel universe with this Marvel Legends Series Deadpool and Bob, Agent of Hydra figure set. These quality 6-inch scale Deadpool and Bob, Agent of Hydra figures feature deco inspired by the characters’ appearances in Marvel’s Deadpool comics! Includes 2 figures and 28 comics-inspired accessories fit for the Merc with a Mouth, including an alternate head and a bunch of his favorite weapons.

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While that’s it for the two-packs, there’s plenty more Marvel stuff in route, and that includes a new dancing Groot, pulled right from the Disney+ cartoon series I am Groot.

MARVEL STUDIOS I AM GROOT GROOVE ‘N GROW GROOT

(HASBRO/Age 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $84.99/Available: Summer 2023) 

There’s no guarding the galaxy from this mischievous little Groot! This interactive GROOVE ‘N GROW GROOT action figure is inspired by Marvel Studios’ I Am Groot, a series of shorts on Disney+ exploring Groot’s glory days growing up and getting into trouble. GROOVE ‘N GROW GROOT features a bobblehead and articulated arms so kids ages 4 and up can pose him in fun and silly ways! With the push of a button, Groot grows from an already large 13.5-inch-scale to an even taller 18 inches. Interact with GROOVE ‘N GROW GROOT by playing music, talking, or making sounds, and he will respond with an adorable groovin’ dance or with his iconic “I am Groot” phrase! Available this Summer at all major retailers.

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The Nameless One B-a-F wave

While Groot and the 2-packs you see above are standalone items, there was also a brand new build-a-figure wave revealed. This one is almost completely focused on modern Marvel Comics and stories therein (with a few notable exceptions), and features a number of big names.

Daredevil is among those, with Blade, a Fist Ninja, Clea, “Midnight Suns” Iron Man, Lady Bullseye, and what’s basically a must-have for legacy fans with Luke Cage himself, Power Man. As usual with B-a-F’s, each figure includes a part to build a Mindless One. That’s kind of a deep cut, so if you don’t know what a “Mindless One” is, it’s a creature from the Dark Dimension.

True to their name, the Mindless Ones are basically savage rock-monsters, tearing their way through anyone and anything in their path. They’ve been seen in Marvel’s past mainly, though they’ve popped up a few times in the modern age as well. Usually they’re in the employ of villains like Dormammu and even Doctor Doom, though they’re never truly controllable.

Hopefully , the Mindless One pops up again in a solo release at some point too, because they’d make for some awesome army-builders. Fingers crossed there. But either way, this is a terrific looking B-a-F, include with the wave that you see below.

MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DAREDEVIL

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Having gained superhuman senses after losing his sight, Matt Murdock protects Hell’s Kitchen as an attorney by day, and the hero Daredevil by night. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES DAREDEVIL Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale Daredevil figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Daredevil comics as the leader of the ninja team the Fist! Includes figure and 3 comics-inspired accessories.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES MARVEL’S LADY BULLSEYE

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Lady Bullseye is a contract killer with a secret identity, martial arts prowress, and a vendetta against the ninja order the Hand. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES MARVEL’S LADY BULLSEYE Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale Lady Bullseye figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Daredevil! Includes figure, 7 comics-inspired accessories and 2 Build-A-Figure parts.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES LUKE CAGE POWER MAN

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Having accidentally gained superhuman strength and bulletproof skin from a science experiment, Luke Cage becomes a hero for hire known as Power Man. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES LUKE CAGE POWER MAN Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale Power Man figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Luke Cage: Hero for Hire comics! Includes figure, 2 comics-inspired accessories and 1 Build-A-Figure part.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES GAMERVERSE IRON MAN

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

After a deadly bomb blast, millionaire-playboy-genius Tony Stark perfects a hi-tech suit of armor and decides to use his technology and privilege to reshape the world. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES GAMERVERSE IRON MAN figure. This quality 6-inch scale Iron Man figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in the Marvel Midnight Suns video game! Includes figure, 4 entertainment-inspired accessories and 1 Build-A-Figure part.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES THE FIST NINJA

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Rebuilt by Matt Murdock and Elektra, the Fist is a team of ninjas on a mission to take down the dark order known as the Hand. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES THE FIST NINJA Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale The Fist Ninja figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Daredevil! Includes figure, 5 comics-inspired accessories, and 2 Build-A-Figure parts.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES CLEA

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Clea uses sorcery to lead a rebellion in the Dark Dimension and protect Earth alongside Doctor Strange and the Defenders. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES CLEA Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale Clea figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Doctor Strange comics! Includes figure, 4 comics-inspired accessories, and 2 Build-A-Figure parts.

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MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES MARVEL’S BLADE

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Winter 2023)

Destined to hunt vampires and destroy the evil of the world, Blade is a vampire-human hybrid with the greatest strengths of each. Celebrate the MARVEL UNIVERSE with this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES MARVEL’S BLADE Marvel Knights figure. This quality 6-inch scale Blade figure features deco and design inspired by the character’s appearance in Marvel’s Blade comics! Includes figure, 7 comics-inspired accessories, and 2 Build-A-Figure parts.

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About Jason Micciche

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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