Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson will be launching a new Black Widow ongoing series this April! Drawn by rising star artist Elena Casagrande, Black Widow #1 will feature a deadly mystery that only the Marvel Universe’s greatest spy can solve.
Beyond San Francisco’s Golden Gate, Natasha’s entire world will be upended as she finds herself up against some of her most formidable villains. But what happens when they’ve found a way to take her out – even more permanent than death? Readers can expect all the intrigue and heart-pounding exploits that Natasha Ramonoff is known for as well as appearances by characters like Red Guardian and Yelena Belova! With this new series, 2020 will be Black Widow’s greatest adventure yet!
Written by Thompson with art by Casagrande, Black Widow #1 features a cover by Adam Hughes. Follow along on Natasha Ramonoff’s latest mission this April!
(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail
Price: $29.99/Available: Spring 2020)
Fans, collectors, and kids alike can enjoy this MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 6-INCH BLACK WIDOW figure, inspired by the character from the MARVEL comics. This figure features premium design, detail, and articulation for high poseability and display in any action figure collection. The figure also includes a clear, flexible action stand which can hold it in a perfect action pose and features peg holes to attach accessories. Includes figure, stand, and 12 accessories. Available for pre-order at Walmart.com, Best Buy, Entertainment Earth, Big Bad Toy Store, and Hasbro Pulse.
NERF POWER MOVES MARVEL BLACK WIDOW STINGER STRIKE NERF DART-LAUNCHER
(HASBRO/Ages 5 & up/Approx.
Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2020)
Inspired by the BLACK WIDOW movie, this NERF POWER MOVES MARVEL BLACK WIDOW STINGER STRIKE NERF DART-LAUNCHER offers exciting MARVEL action and adventure. With this role-play toy, kids can imagine taking a swipe at TASKMASTER and other evildoers! Boys and girls will love pretending to be BLACK WIDOW, holding down the button on the launcher and performing the STINGER STRIKE move to launch a NERF dart! Includes blaster, 3 NERF darts, and instructions. Available at most major retailers.
MARVEL BLACK WIDOW TASKMASTER STEALTH SLASH SWORD AND SHIELD
(HASBRO/Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2020) TASKMASTER is armed with the ability to mimic an enemy’s every move. Imagine the masked assassin TASKMASTER suiting up and carrying out deadly missions with this MARVEL BLACK WIDOW TASKMASTER STEALTH SLASH SWORD AND SHIELD, inspired by MARVEL’S BLACK WIDOW movie. The calculating and formidable TASKMASTER always has a surprise for enemies. Pull the sword from the shield and imagine surprising other combatants in battle! Slide the switch on the shield and it retracts into a gauntlet or opens up. The shield also includes an elastic strap that fits easily on most fans’ wrists. Includes sword, shield, and instructions. Available at most major retailers.
Revealed earlier at the Thailand Game Show in October 2019, Netmarble announced their all-new original team of four Marvel Super Heroes. ‘Warriors of the Sky’ can now be recruited in today’s MARVEL Future Fight update. New uniforms, gameplay systems, and other improvements have also been added to celebrate the inclusion of the MARVEL Future Fight-exclusive playable characters.
The four Super Heroes that make up the ‘Warriors of the Sky’ team consist of Blue Dragon, War Tiger, Sun Bird, and Shadow Shell. Each character has unique powers and different backstories for players to learn, explore, and collect.
The update introduces ‘Potential Awaken’, a new system that allows heroes to gain new active skills. Heroes capable of awakening potential can be developed by satisfying their growth conditions.
In addition, Story Missions have been renewed with all-new system content. New Story Missions are introduced to enhance the Story’s delivery and excitement to Agents.
Agents can also access new uniforms for Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Captain America (Sharon Rogers).
Other improvements to MARVEL Future Fight include:
Crescent Upgrade – Crescent can be upgraded to Tier-3 to unlock new ultimate skills
Unlock ‘Realize Potential’ feature – Blue Dragon, War Tiger, Sun Bird, Shadow Shell, Songbird, White Tiger, Wiccan, Hulkling and Squirrel Girl
Other Updates – Enhanced Equipment and Custom Gear for game convenience
MARVEL Future Fight celebrated its fourth anniversary with over 100 million players across the world. The game is currently available worldwide in the App Store and Google Play.
(W) Peter David (A) Carlos Villa Rated T+ In Shops: Jan 15, 2020 SRP: $3.99
TRACE THE BLACK WIDOW’S HISTORY IN THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE!
From spy to Avenger, the enigmatic BLACK WIDOW has lived many secret lives. But how do these disparate episodes add up to the life of the heroic Avenger, and what is the thread that connects her past to her future? Get ready for MARVEL STUDIOS’ BLACK WIDOW solo film with this glimpse into the storied history of NATASHA ROMANOFF in this tale set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
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It’s a very special week at comic shops, as six new items from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd. are shipping – just in time for holiday shopping! Head to your nearest store to pick up products based on both the comic and movie Avengers, the video game Kingdom Hearts, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
A Diamond Select Toys release! Return to the world of Kingdom Hearts! The popular game series joins the popular Gallery PVC statue format with this new sculpture of Sora, in his Kingdom Hearts II outfit, charging his opponent with keyblade in hand. Measuring approximately 7 inches tall, this Gamestop-exclusive PVC diorama features detailed sculpting and collectible-quality paint applications. Packaged in a full-color window box with Kingdom Hearts artwork. Designed by Nelson X. Asencio, sculpted by Oluf W. Hartvigsen. Previously a GameStop exclusive. (Item #APR192540, SRP: $49.99)
A Diamond Select Toys release! He’s an American Legend! DST captures the first Avenger as a half-scale bust, the newest in the Legends in 3D line of busts. Measuring approximately 10 inches tall, this half-scale resin bust features incredible detail that’s almost as large as life. Limited to only 1000 pieces, the bust comes packaged with a certificate of authenticity in a full-color hand-numbered box. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella, (Item #MAY192377, SRP: $150.00)
A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Higher, faster, farther, cuter! Captain Marvel, the big-screen superstar of 2019, is now super-adorb in this 4-inch scale resin statue! Based on the cartoon-style cover artwork of Marvel Comics, this statue comes packaged in a full-color window box with a certificate of authenticity. Limited to 1,200 pieces. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios. (Item #MAY192375, SRP: $39.99)
A Diamond Select Toys release! It’s the Endgame, but the Marvel Gallery Dioramas line is just getting started! This 9-inch scale Diorama is based on the character’s appearance in Avengers: Endgame. Made from high-grade PVC, it features collectible-quality sculpting and paint, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Ant-Man designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. (Item #MAY192368, SRP: $49.99)
Marvel Movie Premier Collection Avengers Endgame Statues
A Diamond Select Toys release! Premier heroes deserve Premier Collection Statues! This approximately 12-inch scale statues depicts Black Widow as she appears in Avengers: Endgame. Limited to only 3,000 pieces, this sculpture comes packaged in a hand-numbered, full-color box with a certificate of authenticity. Black Widow sculpted by Rocco Tartamella. (Item #MAY192371, SRP: $150.00)
A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! In the latest set of sculptural bookends from Gentle Giant Ltd., we see two adorable, inquisitive Porgs down in the lowlands of the hidden island of Ahch-To. These two innocent Porgs are clueless that they are residing in an unknown region of the galaxy where the Jedi Order was founded, they just know there is something shiny there that wasn’t there before. Crafted using only the highest quality Polystone, each Porg bookend is weighted to grip and keep your books upright and in pristine condition. The Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Porg Bookends are perfect for holding comics, graphic novels, books, DVDs, video games or ancient, discarded Jedi texts. Each bookend comes with an optional bookend extender for holding taller items. Each limited-edition hand-painted bookend set comes individually numbered and is packed with a matching Certificate of Authenticity. (Item #OCT182376, SRP: $159.99)