New York Comic Con was a treasure trove of toy news this past weekend, with Hasbro, Mattel, DC Direct, Mezco, Diamond Select Toys and many others showing off tons of their upcoming wares for fans. Some of the highlights included displays of new Avengers movie figures and Marvel Universe characters from Hasbro, a DC Universe Classics Metron sculpt from Mattel, a "New 52" Justice League Hawkman from DC Direct, a Minimates MODOK from DST's Marvel vs. Capcom 3 line, Mezco
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In this relatively golden era where toy aisles simultaneously stock movie-based action figures of The Avengers' most prominent heroes -- Captain America, Iron Man and Thor -- Hasbro has been pretty good about simultaneously keeping the comic book versions of "The Big Three" on store shelves
Now that Hasbro's Marvel Universe line has had a few years to amass dozens of X-Men, there's never been a better time to find creative ways of (pretend) wiping them from the face of your favorite shelves
Captain America and Thor are getting some much-deserved action figure attention this summer thanks to their respective cinematic debuts and it looks like they'll be heartily joined by some previously-unseen plastic antagonists
The mighty Marvel Universe 3.75" action figure line from Hasbro continues to multiply in the coming year with two full waves of figures, a series of Greatest Battles 2-packs and an assortment of team-themed box sets. Check out images fresh from Toy Fair (and Hasbro) of all the upcoming items after the cut.
Hasbro's mutant-heavy 13th wave of the 3.75" Marvel Universe line saw a little displayage at conventions during 2010, but it's nice to finally see the full assortment has a proper release date. Those seeking First Appearance Wolverine, Jim Lee's Cyclops, Gladiator, Apocalypse and Cable can expect the full assortment to arrive in stores and online around March