Excelsior, true believers! Today we take a look at a bootleg figure of the man behind Marvel Comics, Stan Lee!
Supposedly this figure was supposed to be released as a build-a-figure in some Target exclusive two-packs for “Black Panther”, but for some reason it was cancelled. Since then, it’s become an interesting kitbash of a figure (or knock-off) that’s been coming out of Hong Kong, and here is your chance to take an up-close look at it in case you have any interest in a figure like this!
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The countdown to “Avengers: Endgame” is ticking away quickly, as the film premieres tomorrow night in the US. All sorts of tie-ins are happening to promote the film, as if it need advertising, but this one takes the cake. Much like they did with Infinity War, Fortnite has a new Thanos-inspired game mode for their players that sounds like a lot of fun.
Last time, the mode was everyone VS Thanos, but this time Fortnite Engame features warring teams fighting to gain control of the Infinity Stones.
The hero team attempts to beat the Chitauri soldiers and defeat Thanos when he shows up (more on that below), while the villains must recover the six Infinity Stones hidden around the map.
Check out the trailer below to see Thanos and his goons in action:
On the villains’ team, the first Chitauri who finds a stone can transform into the Mad Titan himself. The more stones the baddies find, the stronger they become as a team. Meanwhile, the good guys mus stop them while seeking out a powerful Avengers item, courtesy of a helpful map.
Here is what the stones do for the Chitauri:
Reality Stone (Red) = Heath & Shields doubled (1000->2000)
Soul Stone (Orange) = Siphon activated (grants Thanos shields only)
Mind Stone (Yellow) = Jump height doubled
Space Stone (Blue) = Ground Pound AOE size tripled, damage x6
Time Stone (Green) = Big knockback added to each hit, damage x3
Power Stone (Purple) = Laser damage x6
Players can complete challenges to unlock Avengers-themed rewards like sprays and a sweet quinjet glider, and costumes like this Black Widow skin.
The blog post does not say how long the event lasts, but I would get in now while you can. After all, it just takes the snap of a finger to make everything go away…
We have seen it all over the place, from the trailers to the action figures and even the LEGO sets. The Avengers have white suits in the upcoming “Avengers: Endgame” movie, but the question remains – why? We finally have an answer for the purpose of these costumes, and why they are so important.
“We call them the team suits,” Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige explained to io9. “And we early on decided [revealing them] was a big differentiating factor between [Endgame] and the other films. The Avengers have never had matching outfits before, [so] we thought it was a very intriguing image to see something that made this film feel new.”
“[We had to] make it feel more than just Infinity War II. Because it’s not,” he continued. “Those team suits add something fresh to it. As does Hawkeye, as does Captain Marvel. As does Scott Lang.”
Do the suits serve any purpose other than aesthetics? That is something we still don’t have an answer to, but this is at least a start.
POTENTIAL SPOILER THEORY BELOW:
A theory that is going around now is that the function of the suits is actually for time travel! They are linked back to “Ant-Man and Wasp”, as the tech to make these suits is similar to what Scott Lang’s suit is made of. There’s even a line in Ant-Man and the Wasp about a time vortex in the Quantum Realm, which has made many fans call these outfits “Quantum Realm Suits”. This theory continues that by wearing these suits, the team can travel through time and not be affected by altering reality. Does this mean they could stop “the finger snap” because of these suits and some other yet to be revealed technology?
In the last trailer for the film, we saw the entire new team of Avengers walking around in these suits, minus Rocket and Thor (although these toys claim they will be wearing them). While I prefer the individual outfits, I can see the reasoning behind this and am curious to see them function.
I also wonder if Tony Stark will have a repainted Iron Man armor to match his teammates, since Rhodey’s War Machine armor seems to have these colors in the trailer.
Get ready to relive the action of Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” in LEGO form, as the company has officially unveiled their line of construction sets for the biggest MCU movie ever.
We saw these LEGO sets previously due to a leak from another source, but it’s nice to have confirmation on the line, along with additional details and more photos. And boy, are there a lot of photos here!
All of the products you see below will be available to purchase starting today. Check out the pics and descriptions below:
76123 – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Captain America: Outriders Attack
167 pieces | Age 6+
Available April 1st
Build Captain America’s bike and attack the Outriders!
Take on 3 Outriders with Captain America’s bike! Fight back with the Captain America shield shooters.
Then jump out of the cockpit, detach the blasters, and battle those enemy Outriders one on one!
• This Captain America playset includes 4 Marvel Universe minifigures: Captain America and 3 Outriders.
• Captain America’s bike features a minifigure cockpit, 2 Captain America shield shooters, front wheel
with detachable non-shooting blasters, attachment points for minifigures, fold-down bike stand,
headlight element and an exhaust flame element.
• Detach the blasters and put them in Captain America’s hands ready for battle and imaginative play.
• This superhero playset includes Captain America’s new-for-March-2019 helmet element and Avengers
team suit decoration.
• Recreate thrilling action from the Marvel Avengers movies with this awesome LEGO® construction toy.
• Captain America’s vehicle measures over 2” (7cm) high, 8” (21cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide.
76124 – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes War Machine Buster
362 pieces | Age 7+
Available April 1st
Overpower the Outriders with the War Machine Buster mech model!
Emergency! Ant-Man is under attack by the dangerous Outriders. Fly to the rescue with the mighty War
Machine Buster! Fire the 6-stud rapid shooter and the flick missiles. Grab an Outrider with the massive mech’s powerful hands. Then detach the stud-shooting cannons and battle the enemy on the ground with War Machine!
• This buildable superhero playset includes 4 Marvel Universe minifigures: War Machine, Ant-Man and 2 Outriders.
• War Machine Buster mech features an opening minifigure cockpit, 6-stud rapid shooter, 2 detachable
stud-shooting cannons, 2 flick missiles, posable arms and legs, gripping hands and an opening storage
compartment for extra ammo.
• Detach the stud-shooting cannons and place in the War Machine minifigure’s hands and on his
• The War Machine and Ant-Man minifigures in this LEGO® building set for kids feature new-for-March-
2019 Avengers team suit decoration.
• Recreate thrilling action from the Marvel Avengers movies with this creative construction toy.
• War Machine Buster mech measures over 6” (17cm) high, 2” (6cm) long and 5” (14cm) wide.
76125 – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man Hall of Armor
524 pieces | Age 7+
Available April 1st
Build an Iron Man lab and test different Iron Man armored suits!
Join Tony Stark in the Iron Man Hall of Armor and experiment with new tech! Make a smoothie in the
kitchen. Work at the desk and get suited up using the robotic arms. Lift heavy objects in the Iron Man
lab wearing the massive Igor Suit. And if your experiments go wrong, get the robot to put out fires with
the fire extinguisher. But watch out—an Outrider is trying to break in so grab a weapon and capture this
dangerous invader! You can rebuild this awesome Hall of Armor in loads of different ways, so the action
• Includes 5 Marvel Universe minifigures: Iron Man MK 1, Iron Man MK 5, Iron Man MK 41, Iron Man MK
50 and an Outrider.
• This buildable superhero toy features an Iron Man lab with detachable modules that can be combined
and stacked in many different ways to create alternative play experiences.
• Iron Man lab includes: a rotating podium with 2 posable robotic arms; desk with translucent-blue
screen, minifigure chair and cup elements; kitchen module with a buildable smoothie maker and cup
element; weapon storage module with a stud shooter, power-up jetpack and energy beam element for
the minifigures; tool storage module with a wrench; modules to store Iron Man suits; radar dish; safety
barrier elements; fire extinguisher and 2 flame elements.
• Connect modules into a circle to create a screen room or a prison for the bad guys.
• This superhero playset also includes an Igor Suit mech, featuring an opening minifigure cockpit and
posable arms and legs, and a posable robot on wheels for imaginative play.
• Accessory elements include Tony Stark face and hair elements to attach to the Iron Man suit
• Iron Man MK 1, Iron Man MK 5 and Iron Man MK 41 minifigures are new for March 2019.
• Recreate exciting action from the Marvel Avengers movies with this cool LEGO® building set for kids.
• Iron Man lab measures over 5” (13cm) high, 13” (35cm) wide and 6” (17cm) deep with modules in tandard formation. s
• Igor Suit measures over 3” (9cm) high, 1” (5cm) long and 3” (9cm) wide.
76126 – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers Ultimate Quinjet
838 pieces | Age 8+
Available April 1st
Create the Ultimate Quinjet and battle the Avengers’ enemies!
Get set for battle against the Chitauri with the Avengers Ultimate Quinjet! Prepare the weapons with
Rocket and Thor in the passenger compartment. Jump in the cockpit with Black Widow and take off. Fire
the stud shooters and the 6-stud rapid shooter. Make a smooth landing and continue the fight on the
wings. Then surprise the enemy with the stud-shooting trike!
• This buildable superhero playset includes 6 new-for-March-2019 Marvel Universe minifigures: Black
Widow, Hawkeye, Rocket, Thor and 2 Chitauri.
• The Marvel Ultimate Quinjet model features an opening minifigure cockpit, 2 stud shooters, opening
passenger compartment with 2 minifigure seats and weapon racks, opening rear compartment with
fold-out 6-stud rapid shooter and trike, adjustable wings and spinning rotors.
• Trike features a minifigure seat and 2 stud shooters.
• Weapons include Black Widow’s 2 energy sticks, Hawkeye’s bow & arrow, Rocket’s gun and Chitauri’s
2 blasters for imaginative play.
• Black Widow, Hawkeye, Rocket and Thor LEGO® minifigures feature new-for-March-2019 Avengers
team suit decoration.
• Recreate exciting action from the Marvel Avengers movies with this superhero toy building set.
• Ultimate Quinjet measures over 4” (12cm) high, 15” (40cm) long and 11” (28cm) wide
76131 – LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers Compound Battle
699 pieces | Age 8+
Available April 1st
Construct the awesome Avengers HQ and fend off intruders!
Team up with Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Hulk, Nebula and Ant-Man and defend the Avengers’
compound! Make plans in the office and grab weapons from the table’s secret compartment. Monitor
Thanos and the Outrider’s approach to the Avengers HQ with the radar, then speed into action. Activate
the rooftop defense system. Target the Outrider with the offroader’s dual stud shooter, then launch the
Avengers’ helicopter and fire its rapid shooter!
• This buildable superhero playset includes 4 Marvel Universe minifigures: Iron Man, Captain Marvel,
Nebula and a 4-armed Outrider, plus posable Hulk and Thanos big figures and an Ant-Man microfigure.
• This construction toy features the Avengers compound with a 2-level office building, helipad, garage,
plus a helicopter and offroader for creative play.
• The office building features: 2 Avengers ‘A’ logo elements on the exterior wall; rotating, tilting spring-
loaded shooter on the rooftop; lower level with an entrance, buildable rotating computer and a ‘laser-
beam’ safe; and an upper level with a meeting room, table with secret compartment, rotating door
leading to the helipad and accessory elements including 3 chairs, 2 guns, 3 cups and a jug.
• The compound also features: a helipad with 2 dual stud shooters and bridge to the office building;
garage for the offroader with a ramp, opening barrier and a rotating, tilting radar dish; and tool racks
with crowbar, wrench, welder and circular saw elements.
• Helicopter features an opening minifigure cockpit, 2 spinning, tilting rotors and a 6-stud rapid shooter.
• Offroader features a minifigure cockpit and rotating turret with dual stud shooter and standing room
for a minifigure. • Weapons include Nebula’s sword and Thanos’s buildable, double-sided battle axe.
• Accessory elements include Captain Marvel 10 Power Bursts for imaginative play.
• The Iron Man minifigure and Thanos and Hulk big figures are all new for March 2019, and the Nebula
minifigure and Ant-Man microfigure each feature new-for-March-2019 Avengers team suit decoration.
• Recreate exciting scenes from the Marvel Avengers movies with this action-packed superhero toy
building set for kids.
• Avengers compound measures over 6” (17cm) high, 11” (29cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep.
• Helicopter measures over 3” (9cm) high, 5” (14cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
• Offroader measures over 2” (7cm) high, 4” (11cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
The sets range from $19.99 to $99.99, and feature fan favorite characters from Avengers: Endgame including Captain Marvel, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, and Thanos.
Toys can often be the first spoiler of any movie, especially the Marvel and DC ones. Case in point, these LEGO sets were just uncovered online for “Avengers: Endgame”, and may – or may not – contain hints of what we may see in the upcoming MCU epic movie.
Check out the images of the sets below, with some theories afterwards:
New LEGO Marvel Avengers 76125 Iron Man Hall of Armor. It has 524 pieces for a price of $59.99
New LEGO Marvel Avengers 76131 Avengers Compound Battle. It has 699 pieces for a price of $ 99.99 usd.
What is definitely new is the addition of the Outriders, who are going to be Thanos’ minions, as well as Captain Marvel getting her own LEGO mini-figure. We are getting plenty of returning characters from the Avengers here, but many have new white outfits. Is everyone getting a brand new costume?
Does the Hall of Armor and Avengers HQ point to an invasion that may happen when Thanos returns to Earth to finish what he started? We know that Avengers HQ and Tony Stark’s home will be a part of the movie based on the last trailers, but this giant War Machine Buster is completely new!
The Quinjet and Captain America’s motorcycle are nice, but really – I just want to know everything about that giant War Machine! If any of this was actually in the movie, I genuinely hope that armor is a part of it.
Do you think these are just silly toys that were made up for fun, or will any of these sets be based on pivotal moments in the film? Leave your theories in the comments!
The above screen-grab shows our heroes walking towards something mysterious in the sky. The only thing is, it sure looks like there is an empty space on the right between Bruce Banner and Rhodey. It would appear that something, or someone, was removed from the scene. Who could it be and why?
This isn’t the first time Marvel has fiddled with a trailer, like when they had The Incredible Hulk in the Wakanda Battle from Infinity War, despite him not being there as the green giant, but instead in a Hulkbuster suit.
CBR did a whole video about it, which you can watch below:
What’s your theory on this scene? Is someone missing, or is just poor direction – or a bunch of conspiracy theorists reading too much into nothing?
“Avengers: Endgame” arrives in US theaters on April 26.
“Avengers: Endgame” is fast approaching, and there are still many mysteries abound. Sure, we saw some new footage during The Super Bowl, but it still left us with many questions. One of the biggest has been how will the survivors of The Finger Snap look. Today, we have answers thanks to an unlikely source.
The image was released today on popcorn maker Orville Redenbacher’s website as part of a promotion that ties in with the upcoming Marvel Studios film. The post was seemingly pulled down not long after, as this was likely not meant to be revealed just yet.
Here is how the remaining members of the team will look in the new movie:
There had been some rumors of a black-costumed Hulk, so now we have proof of that. We are also getting a better look at the Ronin outfit, as well as the changes to Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, and Iron Man. Overall, it’s nothing too drastic at first look, but there are clearly some nuanced differences with the majority of these looks for the familiar super heroes.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers: Endgame will star Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Olsen, Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Bettany, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland and Anthony Mackie.
Look out for it in US theaters on April 26. Hopefully the popcorn served there will not be made with the blood and guts of former Orville Redenbacher employees.
Time is ticking away as we get closer to the next big Marvel Cinematic Universe movie event, which will be the conclusion of the Infinity Gauntlet epic that started last year. Coming in April, “Avengers: Endgame” will hit theaters, and as we draw nearer to release day, more footage is being revealed.
During Super Bowl LIII, Marvel Studios dropped this 30 second TV spot for the movie, which included some brand new footage and a little more context to what will happen, but still remaining cryptic as always. Check out the spot below!
It’s not a ton of new info, but this is the first time we have seen how the entire planet was affected by “the finger snap”, and not just the super heroes.
Featured in the trailer are the survivors that we know about, including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Nebula, Rocket, Hawkeye AKA Ronin, Black Widow, Bruce Banner/ The Incredible Hulk, War Machine, and Ant-Man.
“Avengers: Endgame” opens in U.S. theaters on April 26, 2019.