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Toy Fair 2008: Jesse Falcon dishes details on the fate of Legendary Comic Book Heroes LCBH Line and more

2008 Toy Fair: Ryno - 2008.02.16
At the American International Toy Fair 2008 in New York we had a chance to talk with Jesse Falcon at Marvel Toys (formerly ToyBiz) about Wave 3 of Legendary Comic Book Heroes and more.

It turns out that Wave 3 of Legendary Comic Book Heroes will not be released and that the line is done. Jesse went on to tell us that even though sales were good, Marvel Toys decided to pull the plug so they could concentrate more on working with outside vendors like Hasbro. Jesse was very excited about what was coming down the pipeline and believes that collectors and fans will be very happy come the New York Comic-Con and San Diego Comic Con this year.

For a look at the Legendary Comic Book Heroes Wave 3 that will never see production, Click Here to see our gallery from the 2007 SDCC.


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SweetLeprachaun
2008-02-19
5:09 am

The only three I have are Witchblade,Darkness,and Anne O'brien. I wanted Aphrodite and the Ghost, but I'll survive. 
hellion
2008-02-18
5:17 am

damn damn damn, it was fun while it lasted though. these were the figures i was getting while waiting for the next marvel legends wave to come out, looks like its just dc universe classics now. hey, at least we got the pitt. 
iExploreX
2008-02-18
4:59 am

F#@K!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This sucks. I can't describe my anticipation for that Mean Machine. Truely an awesome fig. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!... read more 
CapnJeffro
2008-02-18
3:55 am

This is odd to say the least. I have still yet to see Wave 2 (aside from Judge Death) in stores and the 2-packs are finally showing up en masse. Its not for the figures I saw at SDCC that I weep (for the most part the first 3 waves didn't do a lot for me), but it was the concept of the line an... read more 
TheGlassMind
2008-02-17
11:24 pm

I am just sooooo friggin mad about this news!!! I wanted VANGUARD so bad!! Not only for my Savage Dragon but because he also goes with my Ninja Turtlesw collection. Ugh I hope some one else picks up Savage Dragon and makes an entire line of figures because the character more t... read more 
XIIK
2008-02-17
11:15 pm

[quote name='baron von winkler' post='16435399' date='Feb 17 2008, 09:28 AM']This announcement truly, f@*&ing sickens me. While the longevity of this line was always in question, I think dropping this bomb before Series 3 (shown a year ago)could be released and while 2 was just beginning to ... read more 
baron von winkler
2008-02-17
2:28 pm

This announcement truly, f@*&ing sickens me. While the longevity of this line was always in question, I think dropping this bomb before Series 3 (shown a year ago)could be released and while 2 was just beginning to trickle-out is absolutely deplorable; truly [b]bad[/b] timing. Hell, a few Wal-Ma... read more 
Leatusiv
2008-02-17
5:12 am

I'm just glad we got Dread..... 
jedicrippler
2008-02-17
3:58 am

[quote name='GPM in ICT' post='16434980' date='Feb 16 2008, 05:26 PM']That sucks, not entirely unexpected but it sucks none the less. I would however like to know more about MT's relaionship with Hasbro. Could someone shed some light on it? Yeah, it's too bad the line is gone. But I... read more 
Lord Amron
2008-02-17
3:11 am

BOOOOOOO!!! I was looking forward to that Aphrodite X. What were the other figs that were supposed to come with wave 3?? Was Grendel one of them?? Now I guess I'll have to wait for Scud (Shocker doesn't seem so bad now do they??) 
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