Plastic Joint once again brings you the best coverage of San Diego Comic-Con. Hasbro’s been on a roll with the revival of Marvel Legends, Marvel Universe, the avengers and Amazing Spider-man lines. This panel will no doubt continue the success of these lines and give us a glimpse into the future.
the panel starts off with a sizzler reel as a thank you to all their fans for supporting the Marvel brand.
They began by showing off the Amazing Spider-Man line and they said that in 2013 they will transition the line from the Amazing Spider-Man movie to Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon. The first 3 figures shown where Spider-Man, Iron Spider-Man and Nova.
They soon talked about the Marvel Digital Comics exclusive figure which will be Old Man Logan w/ a baby Hulking.
They then announced a new box set: current Uncanny X-Men team set. Emma Frost, Cyclops and Colossus (Juggernaut ver.). The rest of the announcements where of the next wave 19, a wave we knew since last year’s SDCC.
They soon went into Marvel Legends. Wave 3 will be consistent of Deadpool (regular Red Costume and X-Force costume variant), The Marvel Knights (Punisher/Blade), Dr. Doom (Green and white FF costume), Neo Classic Iron man, U.S. Agent, Moonstar/Mystique. This wave will not have any BAF pieces, but instead it will have the same bases the Avengers 6-inch figures have.
They announcement of the mini build a figure waves in 2013. The first one will be Wave 4: Savage She-Hulk (both regular Savage and Red She-Hulk Variant), X-force Wolverine, Archangel (Both regular blue and black), Iron Fist, Ultimate Captain America, Protector and Sentry (Sentry and Hyperion of Squadron Supreme variant). The BAF will be Hit Monkey.
Wave 5 will be consistent of Jean Grey, and Wrecker/Bulldozer.
They then went into a bit of information about whats upcoming. They announced a Moonstone figure that will be a completely new mold.
Then they went into Iron Man 3 info. The first was Micro Muggs, yet another offshoot of Mighty Muggs. They also teased a BAF Figure for the Marvel Legends Iron Man series of the Iron Monger
we then go into the Q and A. The 2 questions that stood out was one Stan asked about the Mark 13 Modular Armor Iron Man and will it see a new edition or a re-issue and they said it was on the table. Not now, but soon. Another question that was asked was if Rocket Raccoon will be made into a Mini BAF and they said it’s strongly considered.