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Lego SuperHeroes 2012 – Reviews, Set Guides and Images

Lego Superheroes 2012Lego Superheroes 2012 must be the year’s most anticipated Lego theme.

Building on their previous licences for DC’s Batman characters, Lego is not only incorporating the rest of the DC Universe into the Lego Super Heroes theme but also bringing the Marvel Universe in for good measure.

And if you know anything about mainstream comics, getting the two biggest superhero publishing companies in the same room for anything is a major coup!

Lets take a look at the Lego Superhero sets for 2012.

Lego Superheroes 2012

DC Universe Sets

  • 6857 The Dynamic Duo Funhouse Escape
  • 6858 Catwoman’s Catcycle City
  • 6860 The Batcave
  • 6862 Superman Vs Power Armor Lex
  • 6863 Batwing Battle Over Gotham City
  • 6864 Batmobile and Two Face Chase

Marvel Sets

  • 6865 Captain America Avenging Cycle
  • 6866 Wolverine Chopper Showdown
  • 6867 Loki’s Cosmic Cube Escape
  • 6868 Hulk’s Helicarrier Breakout
  • 6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle

Lego Superheroes 2012 Gallery

Lego Superheroes 2012

Lego Superheroes Superman Vs Power Armor Lex 6862

Lego Superheroes 2012 starts off with a small wave of DC Universe releases in April 2012. The sets in this wave are mostly reissues – updates of sets released in 2006-2007.

The Batcave, Batmobile, Batwing and the Catcycle have all been featured in sets before although the 2012 versions feature newly designed vehicles and minfigures.

The major new release in this initial wave is the Superman Vs Lex Luthor set which contains the first release of both Superman and Wonder Woman minifigures.

As Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman are the big hitters (known as the The Trinity) in the DC Universe it makes sense they be the first of the super hero minifigures to be released.

All sets feature a comic book inside the box which is a wonderful way to enhance the set’s playability as well as get kids in touch with the roots of the characters and stories.

We will update this page as more Lego Super Heroes 2012 sets are revealed.

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New Lego Super Heroes Superman Figure at NYCC 2011

Lego Superman NYCC MinifigureAlong with appearances by the cast of The Avengers movie and more comic writers and artists than a geek can bear, the 2011 New York Comic Con (NYCC) has something to offer Lego fans with and exclusive Lego Superman NYCC minifigure on offer to a lucky few.

Like the Green Lantern and Batman figures released at San Diego Comic Con earlier in the year, the Superman figure will be limited in number and acquisition of one will no doubt require standing in line for hours with lots of other Lego fans and missing half the fun of the Comic Con’s events. Either that or spending way too much on ebay after the event.

Thankfully, for most of us who are happy to wait, the Superman figure will feature prominently in Lego Super Heroes sets due for release in early 2012.

NYCC Comic Con

Lego Superman NYCC Minifigure CardIf you are unfamiliar with a Comic Con it is one of the breakout events of the 21st century. Once relegated to the back streets of minor cities Comic Cons are now big business, with major film, TV and comic releases often promoted with new footage and big stars.

Indeed the actual world of comics often plays second fiddle to movie and TV stars (sorry the comic fan in me just wants a soapbox!).

But this year Lego fans who are also comic fans have something seriously cool to look forward to at the New York City Comic Con which runs from 13-16 October at Javits Center in NYC.

Thanks to awesome Lego Star Wars site, From Bricks To Bothans for the info and images.