NEW YORK — LEGO revealed new DC Comics and Marvel Comics building sets at the North American International Toy Fair in New York City on Saturday (Feb. 18).
The new sets featured a few classic characters like Iron Man and the Hulk, plus several new additions to its DC Super Hero Girls collection, like Harley Quinn and Batgirl.
Two new "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" building sets offer a tantalizing glimpse at what's coming in the new Marvel movie this spring.
This LEGO "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" building set features Gamora flying the Milano spaceship. It is part of a 460-piece set titled "The Milano vs. The Abilisk" and comes with a buildable Abilisk, an evil, multidimensional space alien with long tentacles that the squad takes on in the upcoming movie. The set will be available in stores in March 2017.
With this "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" building set, you can stage a cosmic battle with Star-Lord, Ayesha, Yondu and a baby Groot. Blast the enemies with lasers, missiles or a golden arrow. This action-packed Marvel building set will be available in stores in March.
Iron Man's new LEGO kit comes with three minifigures: Invincible Iron Man, Justin Hammer and the first-ever Agent Coulson LEGO character. Detroit Steel, a giant weaponized robot operated by Justin Hammer, comes equipped with a chainsaw on one arm and a six-stud shooter on the other.
Another new Marvel Super Heroes set coming in March is "Hulk vs. the Red Hulk."
LEGO also previewed some upcoming additions to its "DC Super Hero Girls" building sets now available include: Lashina Tank, Bumblebee Helicopter, Wonder Woman Dorm Room, Batgirl Batjet, Harley Quinn to the Rescue, and Super Hero High School. LEGO showcased it's newest building sets with many of these female super heroes at Toy Fair. These will be in stores in August 2017.
"We are really thrilled to bring to life the combination of teamwork, fun and action-packed missions found in this DC Super Hero Girls universe on our LEGO minidoll platform," Jill Wilfert, vice president licensing and entertainment for the LEGO Group, said in a statement. "The DC Super Hero Girls story translates so well into construction play, inspiring great vehicles and structures with surprising features that, together with the strong characters, provides hours of creative building and role play fun."
Wonder Woman, Eclipso and the Flash minifigures are included in the "Eclipso Dark Palace" building set. The 1,078-piece kit comes with Wonder Woman's invisible jet.
Other new DC Super Hero Girls sets to be released in August feature Harley Quinn and Batgirl.