Toy Fair 2004 Pics

Check out these pics from the New York City and London Toy Fairs.  Click on the images for larger pictures (where available).

DC Direct  | Marvel Legends

Good News for Fans of DC Direct

DC Direct's JLA line will add long-anticipated figures
for Firestorm, the Atom, and Elongated Man:

     

And a DC Direct Adam Strange!

DCD will also launch a new Teen Titans line, starting with
another long-anticipated figure Deathstroke the Terminator!
Other figures (shown here) include Wonder Girl, Robin, and Blackfire.

In addition to the already-announced figures for Wave 1
(Batman, Captain Marvel Wonder Woman, and the Flash),
DCD announced the line-up for Wave 2 of their
"Famous First Appearances" figures.

Wave 2 figures include:
Robin, Green Lantern, Superman, and
Hawkman (!)

"Reign of the Supermen":
Superboy, Eradicator, Black-Suited Superman, and Steel

Superman Pocket Heroes:
Steel, Supes, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor, and Jimmy Olsen

TV Teen Titans!!! maquettes:

More DC animated maquettes,
including a Fleisher-style Superman and Lois:


Marvel Legends Madness

Not separated into waves, here are glimpses
at the 2004 Marvel Legends figures.

A Classic (Johnny Blaze) Ghost Rider starts us off,
along with the shambling monster known as the Man-Thing.

  

This year's X-Men figures include:
Classic Wolverine (in the brown suit) and Logan as Weapon X

 

Jean Grey as Phoenix
(with a variant Dark Phoenix in the background):

Storm and Iceman:

     

Merc-with-a-mouth Deadpool packaged with X-Statix's Doop!

X-baddies Apocalypse and Juggernaut:

  

Flash back to the ' 90s with these two Cable figures:

 

Marvel movie stars!  Thomas Jane as the Punisher
(from the upcoming movie) and a Marvel Comics Dr. Octopus
(just in time for Alfred Molina to play him in Spider-Man 2):

    

Our first modern Iron Man figure in recent years wearing
the current suit of armor designed by Oscar Jimenez and a
blast from the past, the red-and-silver "Armor Wars" suit.

  

More Avengers figures!
Hawkeye, the Vision, and Black Widow are coming later this year.

Plus Ultimate Captain America:

New Incredible Hulk figures include (the super nicely packaged)
Gamma Punch Hulk, the Absorbing Man, "War Hulk," and Mecha-Hulk:

  

  

And two supercool boxed sets to round out our Toy Fair 2004 preview:

The Fantastic Four boxed set includes three exclusive figures
(Invisible Woman, Franklin Richards, and H.E.R.B.I.E.) plus new
versions of the Human Torch, Mr. Fantastic, the Thing, and Dr. Doom:

And Spider-Man tackles an unusual incarnation of the Sinister Six
(Dr. Octopus, Venom, Kraven, Electro, Green Goblin,
and the Black Cat) in this all-new boxed set:


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