New LEGO Sets for BATMAN v SUPERMAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, STAR WARS & More at TOY FAIR 2016
LEGO Toy Fair 2016 images
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At Toy Fair 2016, LEGO announced several new Captain America: Civil War tie-in sets, a new line of Batman LEGOs, 25 new Star Wars sets, and more.
First up were "Mighty Micros," small sets that pit superheroes against their arch-enemies and include a vehicle or set piece. While both Marvel and DC characters will be included in these sets, Mighty Micros shown at Toy Fair included Batman vs. Catwoman, Flash vs. Captain Cold, and Robin vs. Bane.
Continuing their superhero centric line, LEGO also showed off several of its Captain America: Civil War tie-in sets, including a Crossbones centric set which includes mini-figures of Black Widow, Falcon, and Crossbones, due out in March. LEGO will also expand its Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon tie-ins with new sets focused on villains such as Doctor Octopus, Kraven, and Green Goblin, as well as supporting characters Spider-Girl, Scarlet Spider, and Aunt May. These sets will are scheduled to debut in August.
On the DC side, LEGO will release several sets based on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as well as non-movie characters like Scarecrow that aren't announced for the film. Batman will also receive a large playset based on his 1966 TV series which includes the Batcave, several vehicles, and mini-figures based on the biggest characters from the show, such as Batman, Robin, the Joker, the Penguin, and more, on shelves in March.
In July, LEGO will release a set based on the new Ghostbusters film, which will include the Ecto-1.
LEGO's other major franchise, Star Wars, will see a huge expansion in 2016, including 25 new sets. These sets will be based on everything from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to the upcoming Star Wars: Rogue One, as well as animated series such as Star Wars Rebels and the newly announced Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Announced sets include "Assault on Hoth," which is scheduled for May and includes shield generators, ion cannons, tauntauns, a wampa den, and more. Buildable figures for Kylo Ren, Rey, and Captain Phasma were also unveiled.
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