2017 Marvel Legends Symbiote Spider-Man Figure Review & Photos

Marvel Legends The Raft Spider-Man vs. Black Costume Spider-Man Comparison

Now that all the excitement and hysteria brought about by the mixture of the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy figures hitting Amazon and the first wave of 2017 Marvel Legends exclusives being leaked is over, I can get back to catching up on reviews. And today’s spotlight falls on a figure that’s still quite difficult to find in stores despite being double-packed in cases: the 2017 Marvel Legends Symbiote Spider-Man (Black Costume) 6″ figure!

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Walmart Exclusive Marvel Legends Black Panther 6″ Figure Confirmed!

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UPDATE 1/7/2016: I talked about the new Marvel Legends Black Panther last month when the first photo leaked (and a bunch of you tried to insist I was being fooled and he was a custom–ha), but an online auction of the in-hand figure yesterday revealed new images of the front and back of the box for Black Panther, plus the all-important detail that this figure is going to be a Walmart Exclusive (fun!).

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Marvel Legends Invisible Woman Figure 2017 Packaged Photo!

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Today must just be the day for new exclusive Marvel Legends figures leaking out, because hot on the heels of the Toys R Us exclusive Groot Evolution Pack being spotted for the first time, the brand new Hasbro 6″ Marvel Legends Invisible Woman figure (and HERBIE) have appeared online as well! And I have to say, I don’t think it’s hyperbole declaring that this is the best Invisible Woman action figure ever…

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Toys R Us Exclusive 2017 Marvel Legends Groot Evolution Figure Pack!

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To the dismay of everyone, the street/release date on the Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 figures has been pushed back until March 2017, with the new target month reflected on virtually every retailer website. But while we’re waiting another two months to get our hands on Angela (that sounded dirty) and Yondu and Darkhawk, it looks like there’s one new GOTG figure that we may be seeing sooner: a Toys R Us Exclusive Marvel Legends Groot Evolution Pack has surfaced online–with the first Marvel Legends Baby Groot figure!

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Marvel Legends 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Figures on Amazon!

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UPDATE 1/3/2017: If you’ve been waiting to pick and choose your favorites, this is your time! All seven Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel Legends 2017 figures are now available individually on Amazon! They’re marked “Temporarily Out of Stock” because these are pre-orders, but you can go to each figure’s individual page and order them anyway! The popular characters like Angela and Yondu are gonna go fast!

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Marvel Legends Deadpool Figure Up for Order Individually!

Marvel Legends Deadpool Figure Packaged

UPDATE 12/24/2016: It’s a Christmas miracle! After being in and out of stock and instantly sold out for nearly half a year, the long-awaited solid cases of X-Men Legends Deadpool six inch figures are finally reaching online and specialty stores!

Given the insatiable demand for Deadpool, I still don’t know if these are going to be enough, but for now, Marvel Legends 6″ Deadpool is finally in-stock as a single figure online!

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Marvel Legends Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan Figure Review 2017

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Of all the characters in the first wave of Spider-Man Marvel Legends 2017 figures, none of them are getting anywhere near the amount of hype as the new inheritor of the name Ms. Marvel–Kamala Khan! The Pakistani-American superheroine has had plenty of buzz around her since she got her powers two years ago, and the time has come for her first articulated action figure! But while Marvel Legends Kamala Khan selling for a mint right now online, is she also a risky purchase…?

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2017 Marvel Legends Sandman Build-A-Figure Review

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It doesn’t happen every year, but this winter we’ve been lucky enough for some stores to start receiving the first wave of 2017 Marvel Legends figures before the new year even rolls around! And since I’ve been so blessed as to track down every figure in the wave early, I’d be remiss if I didn’t devote some time to a review of the Build-A-Figure before the holidays. And so, though he isn’t the first Marvel Legends Sandman figure ever, the Sandman Build-A-Figure is definitely the best…

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Marvel Legends Spider-Man Homecoming Vulture Figure Revealed!

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Man, Hasbro is really spoiling us Marvel Legends collectors rotten today, that’s for sure! Not only did they send over hi-res photos of the entire Guardians of the Galaxy Marvel Legends 2017 Wave 1 earlier today, but they also sent out the first photos of what’s going to be one of the craziest Build-A-Figures ever! Never mind the fact that the first wave of 2017 Spider-Man figures is just now starting to trickle into stores, because it’s time to look ahead to the Spider-Man Homecoming Marvel Legends Vulture Build-A-Figure!

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2017 Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy Wave 1 Photos!

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Way back in July at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Hasbro gave us an early first look at the comic-based figures that would make up half of the 6″ Marvel Legends 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Wave 1 series: Major Victory, Darkhawk, Angela, Nova and the Titus Build-A-Figure. We’ve been wondering ever since what Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 movie characters would be completing the lineup, and now we know: 2017 Marvel Legends Yondu, Drax and Star-Lord have now been revealed!

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2017 Marvel Legends Green Goblin Review & Photos

Marvel Legends 2017 Green Goblin 6" Figure Review

When Hasbro tooled up new parts for the Hobgoblin this summer, the writing was on the wall that a new 6″ Green Goblin would be flying in before too long. And while nobody could have foreseen Dreadknight using some of the newly-developed tooling himself first, Spider-Man’s greatest villain has now arrived! The 2017 Marvel Legends Green Goblin figure is now hitting online and in some stores, and this new iteration is a definite home run for Hasbro…

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Marvel Legends Shocker Review 2017 Sandman Series

Marvel Legends Shocker Review

I think it’s a pretty good testament to how wildly successfully the Marvel Legends 6″ line has been the past few years–and how much Hasbro has been spoiling us–that the Shocker has actually risen to the top of many fans’ wish lists. He’s arriving a bit later than the summer date we all expected, but the Marvel Legends Shocker figure has been selling out online constantly for almost two weeks now! But I’m just not as excited about this figure as I wanted to be…

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2017 Marvel Legends Spider-Man 2099 Figure Review & Photos

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I kicked off my Marvel Legends 2017 reviews by discussing one of the most classic of classic Spider-Man villains–the Jackal! So for my second review, let’s switch things up and go to the other end of the spectrum entirely with the newest version of a Spidey that’s not even Peter Parker. He’s been getting restocked and selling out online a couple times a day every day for a week now, and with good reason–it’s the all-awesome, All-New Spider-Man 2099 Marvel Legends figure!

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2017 Marvel Legends Jackal 6″ Figure Review & Photos

2017 Marvel Legends The Jackal vs. Spider-Man

Who’s green and fuzzy and responsible for the creation of all the most beloved clones in the history of Marvel Comics…? That’s right–it’s Professor Miles Warren himself, the Jackal! From Ben Reilly to Gwen Stacy to Kaine, the Jackal has cloned all the greats and functioned as the catalyst for the Spider-Man Clone Saga, Maximum Clonage, Dead No More and more! And now, its the Jackal’s greatest achievement: the Marvel Legends Jackal figure is part of the first wave of 2017 Marvel Legends! Jackal has been in and out of stock online many times since last week–should you be on the alert for him?

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Marvel Legends 2017 Spider-Man Wave 1 Up for Order Online!

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When the Sandman Series of Spider-Man Marvel Legends 2017 figures appeared outta nowhere yesterday, I had a feeling we’d be seeing Hasbro allow pre-order solicitations from online retailers within days. And as anticipated, that’s exactly what has occurred–the 6″ Spider-Man Legends Sandman Series is now up for pre-order online and expected to start shipping within the next few weeks!

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