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Ace Kim | September 25th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, Sales News

Avengers Comes Out Today, Sets on Sale

So, the Avengers movie comes out on DVD/Blu-ray today, and if you’re like me you’ve been paralyzed by the myriad of purchasing options that are out there. I guess that’s one benefit of getting that suitcase 10-disc set that’s not coming out ’til the spring: you can buy it, be done with it, and not have to worry about missing out on any extras or goodies, ’cause anything else would pale in comparison. I think that whole lawsuit is really going to hurt the 10-disc edition sales as I can’t imagine a lot of people waiting long enough for it. The only other version that really appealed to me was the steelbook case that was a pre-order exclusive to Best Buy, but I totally found out about it too late so my chances are nil on getting that one. So now I’m stuck in circling pattern trying to figure out where to throw my money at to buy the movie. Having recently done a garage sale where I sold off a good majority of my DVD’s, I’m thinking digital’s the way to go, but you don’t get the cool extras like you can get with the Target 2-disc special edition version of the release. Rumor has it that the 90 minute bonus disc is the same bonus content you get with the 10-disc set. It’s only $19.99 and it comes with 2D Blu-ray and DVD versions of the movie. No digital copy but I suppose that’s what Handbrake’s for.

In other news, to celebrate the release of the movie, Amazon has price matched Target’s sale prices on the LEGO sets based off the movie. The best deal is 6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle, down 14% to $59.99. Full list is below:

Ken Robichaud | May 25th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, Reviews

Review: 6865 Captain America’s Avenging Cycle

6865 Captain America's Avenging Cycle - Overview

Some might see having Captain America as the only hero in the smallest set odd as he’s supposed to be the team leader and that means the only thing he can assemble in this set is his “Avenging Cycle”. It includes an iconic hero, generic villains and some vehicular tidbits thrown in to round it out, but does the battle pack equivalent of the Marvel line actually live up to the concept?

**Spoilers Ahead! Read on at your own risk…**

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Ace Kim | April 17th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, Sales News

LEGO Marvel Sets Now at Amazon

Looking for a small price break on the new LEGO Marvel sets? Well look no further than Amazon as they have entire Marvel line up for order (sans account exclusives of course). Prices are at MSRP, free shipping over $25, and no tax. Happy shopping!

Thanks go to Jeff for writing it in.

Casey "cas" Scott | April 8th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, News, Sales News

Marvel Sets Now Available at LEGOShop

With too much anticipation the new LEGO Marvel sets are now available at shop.lego.com. Not all of the sets are available as of this post, most notably the Spider-man set and action figures (we’ll update as they become available). But, I ask, who is going to rush over to LEGO Shop and order these right now? No one. You’d be a madman (or madwoman) if you did. Not when you can wait 5 weeks and get a free Hulk minifigure. You have patience, right? It’s not difficult when you know that patience will pay off, especially in the form of a tiny Hulk with purple pants.

Of course, for those lacking in willpower, want to get their hands on the new sets sooner rather than later, and want to pay shipping, click the links below.

Ken Robichaud | April 1st, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, Sales News

LEGO Marvel Pre-order @ Target.com

6868 Complete

Target.com is the latest to offer the LEGO Marvel sets for pre-order and this apears to be further confirmation of the April 8th release date. I’d love to know the logic in waiting to release these sets ON EASTER instead of taking advantage of the holiday to boost sales. It seems the brick bunny will be bring these sets to only a small percentage of quick/lucky folks and the rest of us will simply have to wait. ONE. MORE. WEEK.

Thanks again to hassmyster for his vigilance/obsession.

Ace Kim | February 13th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics

More Avengers Set Images

6865 Captain America's Avenging Cycle

Marvel.com published an article yesterday with some official promotional pictures of the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers sets. Hulk’s face is purposefully shadowed out. The LEGO booth at New York Toy Fair had the same prototype Hulk that was shown at San Diego Comic Con. If a final painted version exists, it hasn’t been seen or photographed yet. This is probably as close as it gets, for now anyway. More pics rehosted below, hi res available on their respective flickr pages.

Thanks to Pontus Lee for writing it in.

And Iron Man is still ugly.

6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle 1
6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle 2
6868 Hulk's Helicarrier Breakout
6867 Loki's Cosmic Cube Escape
Avengers Minifigures

Photos from “>Marvel.com

Ace Kim | February 12th, 2012 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, News

LEGO Toy Fair 2012: Marvel Super Heroes

Toy Fair 2012 - LEGO Marvel Super Heroes - 6867 Loki's Cosmic Cube Escape - 5

The Marvel Super Heroes sets have just finished uploading. Unfortunately, due to time and space constraints, we were not able to take as many quality pictures as we wanted. Hopefully, you will still be able to glean some tasty eye candy from them.

Pete "bigospedros" Croxson | January 24th, 2012 | DC Universe, LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics

UK Toy Fair 2012 – Super Heroes News

UK Toy Fair 2012 -  Super Heroes

Now, this part of the Lego stand was shrouded (quite literally) in secret, with only one or two people being allowed in at a time.  I was shown the DC sets that we’ve already seen (and some of us have already bought).  The one feature of the 6863 Batwing set that they were showing off was the pretty accurate shadow the batwing creates.

We quickly moved onto the Marvel sets, which were in a section of the stand where they had a bigfig / maxifig build of Ironman which was super cool.

I kinda glossed over the Hero Factory / Super Heroes combos because they didn’t really appeal to me.

We then came to 5 new sets from the Marvel line :

6865 Captain America’s Avenging Cycle … this was the only set on display to feature Captain America, who was sat astride a motorbike.  The rest of the set was missing, because Marvel had asked Lego not to show it, because it would spoil part of the movie?!  Anyway, there’s another un-named minifigure and vehicle … one can only assume it’s an enemy of some sort.  Priced at £11.99, so a bargain whatever!

6866 Wolverine’s Chopper Showdown … Comes with Wolverine, Magneto and Deadpool … the figs were all pretty amazing.  Wolverine has normal hands holding the claw pieces, rather than anything moulded like the collectable minifig boxer, as we feared.  I can’t actually remember the vehicles included in the set, sorry!  Priced at £19.99.

6867 Loki’s Cosmic Cube Escape … Comes with Loki, Hawkeye and Ironman.  Hawkeye is driving a jeep type vehicle with Loki in the flatbed at the back … he comes with a custom headpiece and staff and the “Cosmic Cube” (a 1 x1 clear brick!).  I spent most of my time drooling over the Ironman figure, which was brilliant.  My fears over the head being too large were instantly eased and I was amazed to see that the front of the helmet lifts up to reveal whichever of the double sided printed head you’ve got facing forward.  Priced at £19.99, this set is a must buy purely for that fig!!

6868 Hulk’s Hellcarrier Breakout … I think this was Bruce Banner’s lab?  Not sure … but anyway, the set comes with Hulk, Hawkeye, Loki and Thor.  The Hulk figure was pretty damn cool, articulated and I liked the fact the head was in the shape of a normal Lego minifig head, albeit it bigger to be in scale.  The Hawkeye figure seemed to have a new bow & arrow type weapon.  Priced at £49.99

6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle … A pretty substantial set, with the Quinjet being pretty large, very sturdy and eminently swooshable.  Quite a bit of play features (moveable wings, cockpit, pop out undercarriage thingy) and minfigures Black Widow, Ironman, Thor and Loki.  Priced at £69.99, I think … although I don’t seem to have written the price down!

 

These sets are due to hit in April, so not long to wait.

And that was it … no sign of any Spiderman or Green Lantern sets, so maybe they’re coming later or perhaps they’re retailer exclusives.