The leaves may be turning, but that doesn’t mean Con season is over. In fact, Fan Expo Canada just ended and New York Comic Con is just around the corner, and Hasbro’s pulling no punches when it comes to their upcoming releases. There’s a lot to cover this week, so let’s dive in!
First Look at Hasbro’s Marvel Legends 2019 Line
Marvel’s looking to grab 2019 by the horns with sneak peeks at their upcoming Marvel Legends figures. Featuring the marvelous Mystique, Guardian, and the impressively articulated Weapon-X, the upcoming releases showcase a newfound focus on a more cohesive look. We also got a glimpse at the new Wendigo Build-A-Figure that looks like he could quite literally bench press buildings. Color us excited.[justified_image_grid preset=1 ids=”61735,61752,61753″ thumbs_spacing=5 row_height=200 height_deviation=30 caption=off overlay=hovered overlay_color=#111111 overlay_opacity=0.4 outer_border_width=2 outer_border_color=#cccccc lightbox=prettyphoto margin=”10px 0″ mobile_caption=off mobile_overlay=off]
Upcoming Star Wars Black Series and Vintage Collection Figures
But that’s not all! Hasbro also unveiled a few new Star Wars figures. Featuring Dryden Vos from The Black Series and Phasma from the Vintage Collection, both figures sport some seriously amazing details and are expected to be released early next year. Seriously, just check out how good Vos’ face sculpt looks.[justified_image_grid preset=1 ids=”61736,61755″ thumbs_spacing=5 row_height=200 height_deviation=30 caption=off overlay=hovered overlay_color=#111111 overlay_opacity=0.4 outer_border_width=2 outer_border_color=#cccccc lightbox=prettyphoto margin=”10px 0″ mobile_caption=off mobile_overlay=off]
Kidrobot and Andy Warhol: A Match Made in Heaven
Kidrobot’s Dunny series pays homage to the late artist’s legacy with a new interpretation of some of his greatest works. First came the Campbell’s Soup Dunnys, then came the banana Dunnys. Now, Kidrobot is releasing its second series of Andy Warhol Soup Cans with pop culture trends that feature Elvis Presley, the Warhol Hamburger, and more.
Hot New Pre-Orders From Bluefin
And straight outta Japan, North American distributor Bluefin also announced new pre-orders for dozens of upcoming figures. Among the more notable mentions include the latest IDW-inspired Transformers Starscream model kit from Flame Toys, Storm Collectibles’ Evil Ryu from Street Fighter 2, and a new Getter Robo figure from SEN-TI-NEL. Man, 2019’s already shaping up to be a great year for collectors.