Marvel Collector Corps is the bimonthly premium box service from Funko and Marvel featuring all sorts of mysterious goodies inside. This month’s theme is “Black Widow” celebrating the anticipated film. We show off what you get inside this new box.
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He’s the Soviet equivalent of Captain America – a symbol of Russia’s strength and patriotism. Limber up and take down your adversary with Red Guardian as heenters The Battlerealm in Kabam’s MARVEL Contest of Champions. His character design is inspired by Marvel Studios’ Black Widow in theaters on November 6th.
Alexei Shostakov was one of the Soviet Union’s most acclaimed pilots, crediting them with air supremacy over the skies of Stalingrad and Kursk during World War II and thus granting him national recognition. As the Cold War flared, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev determined the Soviet Union needed its own equivalent to Captain America and seeing Shostakov’s popularity, chose him to fill that role. The KGB then faked his death, training him in secret and turning him into a master of hand-to-hand combat and a highly skilled athlete.
She was forged as a tool, trained to push both body and mind to the limit. Complete your mission and become Champion with Black Widow as she enters the contest on Kabam’s MARVEL Contest of Champions. Her character design is inspired by Marvel Studios’ Black Widow in theaters November 6th.
Recruited into the KGB at an early age and trained in the Red Room, Natasha Alianovna Romanoff developed into one of the world’s greatest and most ruthless assassins. After drawing the attention of Nick Fury, she was recruited to join S.H.I.E.L.D. at Clint Barton’s recommendation, even going on to become a founding member of The Avengers. Following the events of The Avengers Civil War, Romanoff is forced to confront the darkness of her past in the Red Room and the possibility of future generations of Black Widow assassins.
We’re all sad that theBlack Widow movie has been postponed until fall, but one thing hasn’t been postponed – the next Marvel Select action figure, based on the film! The Taskmaster is almost here, and not only does he fill the frequently-requested movie villain slot, he’s a villain who’s just as cool as the heroine!
Designed by Eamon O’Donoghue and sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios, this approximately 7-inch action figure has 16 points of articulation and comes with multiple accessories, including shield, sword, bow, arrows and alternate hands. The 173rd release in the Marvel Select line, Taskmaster comes packaged on display-ready Select action figure packaging.
Look for Taskmaster to hit comic shops and specialty stores, including online retailers, this summer!
With COVID-19 closing down theaters, Disney has been forced to shift the release dates of numerous films, impacting the future of Marvel Studios as well.
The movie studio has announced that Black Widow will now arrive on November 6, 2020, while The Eternals will be released on February 12, 2021.
What’s interesting is this signals Disney’s expectations that things will be somewhat back to normal in November. The earliest film on their new release schedule is in June 2020 and many areas haven’t predicted issues into May.
It is also pulling the film Artemis Fowl from theaters and it will debut exclusively on Disney+ in the future.
More “comic” films under the Disney umbrella have been pushed. The King’s Man which is a 20th Century Studios film will release in September 2020. That film is a spin-off of Kingsman based on the comic series. Empty Man, another 20th Century Studios film based on the BOOM! Studios‘ series, will be released on August 7, 2020.
Below are all of the named comic related releases below:
Empty Man (20th Century Studios)—August 7, 2020
The King’s Man (20th Century Studios)—September 18, 2020
Black Widow (Marvel Studios)—November 6, 2020
The Eternals (Marvel Studios)—February 12, 2021
Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Marvel Studios)—May 7, 2021
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Marvel Studios)—November 5, 2021
Nimona (20th Century Studios)—January 14, 2022
Thor: Love and Thunder (Marvel Studios)—February 18, 2022
Marvel released a teaser video showing off the upcoming shows The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki. While there were a lot of new things to see, it’s a scene about 22 seconds in that has us excited.
WandaVision shows off Wanda in various incarnations, including her classic red costume, in a domestic setting. It gives off a vibe of the acclaimed comics series The Vision by Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta. Wanda has reality-warping powers and the show seems to indicate we may see the use of those powers (and maybe their going out of control) during her grieving the Vision.
In some of it, she looks pregnant and rumors have swirled that the show would feature the “birth” and debut of her comics “kids” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In the teaser video, it seems like that just might be the case.
At about 22 seconds in we see Wanda and Vision looking proud over two pieces of furniture and then quickly two pacifiers are spit into the air.
Will we be seeing the twins Tommy and Billy? We’ll have to wait and see when WandaVision debuts on Disney+ later this year.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding to Disney+. During the Super Bowl and new teaser dubbed “Big Game” Spot was released which gives us a look at The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki. All are coming soon to the digital service.
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