By Brian Goldberg
On the eve of New York Comic Con 2015, Hasbro held a private event showcasing their upcoming releases. Amongst a sea of Star Wars and Transformers action figures, the Marvel 6" Legends line shone bright. The small selection of figures displayed was enough to create a raise some very important questions.
The Rogue figure creates many questions. Will there be a new X-Men line? What happened to the cancelled Rogue sculpt that was scheduled to be released with the Wolverine Puck Series? Which other characters will be in the assortment? Why is there a Magneto helmet posed next to her?
Cottonmouth stood out as a very interesting and unique choice for a 6" figure release. Will the rest of the Serpent Society be far behind? I can think of a few Legends fans that would be quite pleased with a pink-haired Diamondback. Hasbro really has this character's headsculpt and costume colors down.
Whirlwind, Scourge, Sharon Carter, Mockingbird (previously announced at SDCC), and Taskmaster (previously announced at SDCC) were also exhibited. Will they be part of a comic based Captain America: Civil War release?
Brian is the Senior Toys and Collectibles Correspondent for Bleeding Cool, writing about all things geek in the world of collectibles and merchandise. He's frequently to be found prying into exclusive mysteries at conventions. If you would like to speak Geek with Brian, please email him at email@example.com.