Lego Super Heroes
Lego Super Heroes is a theme and product range of the Lego construction toy, introduced in 2011. The line features both DC Comics and Marvel Comics characters. The DC Comics part of the line was launched first, being released in late 2011. The Marvel Comics part of the line was launched on April 10, 2012, to be featured alongside the 2012 film The Avengers.
The first wave of sets released included nine sets from the DC Universe line. The largest of the sets was "Arkham Asylum Breakout" which included 1619 pieces and eight minifigures. In addition to the first release, two polybag sets have been released under the DC Universe line, "Batman jetski" and "Batmobile" as promotions. Lego have also announced nine sets are to be released later in 2012 under the Marvel Universe line.
Prior to the first wave of sets, Lego had given away five different minifigure promotional sets at comic conventions in the United States. At the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con, a Green Lantern minifigure and a Batman minifigure were given away to raffle winners and at the 2011 New York Comic Con, the minifigures of Green Lantern, Batman and Superman were given away at the DC Comics booth. In July 2012, 4 more exclusive figures were given at New York Comic Con to raffle winners - Shazam!, Phoenix, Bizarro and Symbiote Spider-Man. In July 2013, four more figures - Green Arrow, Black Man of Steel suit Superman, Spider-Woman and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 suit Spider-Man were released at NYCC.
Lego have also released an accompanying magnet set under the Super Heroes theme. It is a three piece magnet set consisting of the Batman, Robin and The Joker minifigures each attached to a magnetized brick.
In the latter part of 2015, it was confirmed that sets based on the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will be released.
|Set No.||Set||Release||Pieces||Minifigures||Based on||Ref.|
|4527||The Joker||2012||57||–||Batman Comics|||
|4528||Green Lantern||2012||38||–||Green Lantern Comics|||
|6857||The Dynamic Duo Funhouse Escape||2012||380||Batman, Robin, The Joker, The Riddler, Harley Quinn||Batman Comics|||
|6858||Catwoman Catcycle City Chase||2012||89||Batman, Catwoman||Batman Comics|||
|6860||The Batcave||2012||690||Bruce Wayne, Batman, Robin, Poison Ivy, Bane||Batman Comics|||
|6862||Superman Vs Power Armor Lex||2012||207||Superman, Wonder Woman, Lex Luthor||Superman Comics|||
|6863||Batwing Battle Over Gotham City||2012||278||Batman, The Joker, Joker's henchman||Batman Comics|||
|6864||The Batmobile and the Two-Face Chase||2012||531||Batman, Two-Face, 2 Two-Face's henchmen, a guard||Batman Comics|||
|30160||Batman on Boat||2012||40||Batman||Batman Comics|||
|30166||Robin and Redbird Cycle||2013||37||Robin||Batman Comics|
|10937||Batman: Arkham Asylum Breakout||2013||1619||Batman, The Joker, Robin, The Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, a guard, Harleen Quinzel, The Penguin||Batman Comics|
|76000||Arctic Batman vs Mr. Freeze - Aquaman on Ice||2013||198||Batman, Mr. Freeze, Aquaman||Batman Comics|
|76001||Batman vs Bane - Tumbler chase||2013||368||Batman, Bane, James Gordon||The Dark Knight Rises|
|76002||Superman: Metropolis Showdown||2013||119||Superman, General Zod||Man of Steel|
|76003||Superman: Battle of Smallville||2013||418||Superman, Faora, Colonel Hardy, General Zod, Tor-An||Man of Steel|
|76009||Superman: Black Zero Escape||2013||168||Superman, Lois Lane General Zod||Man of Steel|
|76010||Batman: The Penguin Face Off||2014||136||Batman, The Penguin, 2 Penguin's henchmen||Batman Comics|
|76011||Batman: Man-Bat Attack||2014||184||Batman, Man-Bat, Nightwing||Batman Comics|
|76012||Batman: The Riddler Chase||2014||304||Batman, The Riddler, The Flash||Batman Comics/Beware the Batman|
|76013||Batman: The Joker Steam Roller||2014||486||Batman, Batgirl, Robin, Joker, Joker henchmen||Batman Comics|
|76023||UCS Tumbler||2014||1869||Batman, Joker||The Dark Knight|
|76025||Green Lantern vs. Sinestro||2015||174||Batman, Green Lantern, Sinestro||Green Lantern Comics|
|76026||Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas||2015||347||Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Truck Driver, Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd||The Flash Comics/Justice League Comics|
|76027||Black Manta Deep Sea Strike||2015||387||Batman, Scuba Robin, Aquaman, Black Manta||Aquaman Comics|
|76028||Darkseid Invasion||2015||545||Superman, Cyborg, Hawkman, Green Arrow, Darkseid||Justice League Comics|
|76034||The Batboat Harbor Pursuit||2015||264||Batman, Robin, Deathstroke||Batman Comics|
|76035||Jokerland||2015||1037||Batman, Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, The Penguin, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, The Joker||Batman Comics/Teen Titans Comics|
|76040||Brainiac Attack||2015||179||Superman, Supergirl, Martian Manhunter, Brainiac||Superman Comics|
|76044||Clash of the Heroes||2016||92||Armored Batman, Superman||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice|
|76045||Kryptonite Interception||2016||306||Batman, 2 LexCorp Henchmen||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice|
|76046||Heroes of Justice: Sky High Battle||2016||517||Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice|
|76052||Batman™ Classic TV Series – Batcave||2016||2526||Batman, Robin, Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, Alfred Pennyworth, The Joker, Catwoman, The Riddler, The Penguin||Batman™ Classic TV Series|
The Marvel Universe sets were first released in 2012 and that year consisted of four The Avengers sets and one X-Men set released in March, followed by one Ultimate Spider-Man set in August. 2013 saw a much smaller selection available, with two Ultimate Spider-Man sets released in January followed by three Iron Man 3 sets in March. All of the 2012 and 2013 sets have now been retired by LEGO.
2014 saw two waves of sets available. These were three Ultimate Spider-Man sets and two Avengers Assemble sets released in March, followed by three Guardians of the Galaxy sets and one X-Men set in June.
2015 again sees two waves of sets, with six Avengers: Age of Ultron sets that were released in March and was followed by two Ultimate Spider-Man sets and one set based on the Ant-Man film.
In the latter part of 2015, it was confirmed that sets based on the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War will be released.
All of the following product information is correct as of March 2015.
|4640878||6865 Captain America's Avenging Cycle||2012||72||Captain America, Chitauri General, Chitauri Soldier||Avengers|
|4640879||6866 Wolverine's Chopper Showdown||2012||199||Wolverine, Magneto, Deadpool||X-Men|
|4640880||6867 Loki's Cosmic Cube Escape||2012||181||Loki, Hawkeye, Iron Man||Avengers|
|4640881||6868 Hulk's Helicarrier Breakout||2012||389||Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Loki||Avengers|
|4640882||6869 Quinjet Aerial Battle||2012||735||Iron Man, Loki, Black Widow, Thor, Chitauri Soldier||Avengers|
|4654958||6873 Spider-Man's Doc Ock Ambush||2012||295||Spider-Man, Iron Fist, Doctor Octopus||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6024704||76004 Spider-Man: Spider-Cycle Chase||2013||237||Spider-Man, Nick Fury, Venom||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6024706||76005 Spider-Man: Daily Bugle Showdown||2013||476||Spider-Man, Nova, Beetle, Doctor Doom, J. Jonah Jameson||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6024708||76006 Iron Man: Extremis Sea Port Battle||2013||195||Iron Man, War Machine, Aldrich Killian||Iron Man 3|
|6024710||76007 Iron Man: Malibu Mansion Attack||2013||364||Iron Man Mk. 42, Pepper Potts, Tony Stark, Mandarin, Extremis Soldier||Iron Man 3|
|6043504||76008 Iron Man vs. The Mandarin: Ultimate Showdown||2013||91||Iron Man, Mandarin||Iron Man 3|
|6062358||76014 Spider-Trike vs. Electro||2014||70||Spider-Man, Electro||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6062360||76015 Doc Ock Truck Heist||2014||237||Spider-Man, Doctor Octopus, Security Guard||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6062392||76016 Spider-Helicopter Rescue||2014||299||Spider-Man, Green Goblin, Power Man, Mary Jane Watson||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6062394||76017 Captain America vs. Hydra||2014||172||Captain America, Red Skull, Hydra Soldier||Avengers Assemble|
|6062397||76018 Hulk Lab Smash||2014||398||Hulk, Falcon, Taskmaster, Thor, MODOK||Avengers Assemble|
|6062399||76019 Starblaster Showdown||2014||196||Star-Lord, Sakaaran, Nova officer||Guardians of the Galaxy|
|6062402||76020 Knowhere Escape Mission||2014||433||Rocket Raccoon, Sakaaran, Nebula, Groot||Guardians of the Galaxy|
|6062404||76021 The Milano Spaceship Rescue||2014||665||Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Ronan, Sakaaran||Guardians of the Galaxy|
|6062406||76022 X-Men vs. The Sentinel||2014||336||Wolverine, Storm, Cyclops, Magneto||X-Men|
|6100884||76029 Iron Man vs. Ultron||2015||90||Iron Man Mk, Ultron Sentry x 3||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
|6100886||76030 Avengers Hydra Showdown||2015||220||Hydra Henchman, Hawkeye, Thor||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
|6100889||76031 The Hulk Buster Smash||2015||248||Hulk, Ultron Prime, Scarlet Witch, Iron Man Mk||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
|6100894||76032 The Avengers Quinjet City Chase||2015||722||Captain America, Vision, Black Widow, Ultimate Ultron, Iron Man Mk||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
|6100900||76036 Carnage's SHIELD Sky Attack||2015||97||Spider-Man, Carnage, SHIELD Agent||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6100905||76037 Rhino and Sandman Super Villain Team-up||2015||386||Sandman, Rhino, Iron spider, Spider-Man||Ultimate Spider-Man|
|6102236||76038 Attack on Avengers Tower||2015||511||Iron Man Mk 43, Thor, Iron Legion x 2, Ultron Mk 1||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
|6102242||76039 Ant-Man Final Battle||2015||183||Yellow Jacket, Hank Pym, Ant-Man||Ant-Man|
|6100875||76041 The Hydra Fortress Smash||2015||404||Quicksilver, Hydra Henchman, Baron wolfgang Von Strucker, Hulk, Captain America||Avengers: Age of Ultron|
- LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013)
- Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled (2015)
- Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite (2013)
- Lego DC Comics: Batman Be-Leaguered (2014)
- Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League (2015)
- Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom (2015)
- Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash (2016)
- Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout (2016)
- The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
A video game based on the Lego DC Super Heroes half of the line, titled Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes was released in the summer of 2012 as a sequel to Lego Batman: The Video Game. The game was released on personal computer, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Wii and Xbox 360.
A second video game based on the Lego DC Super Heroes line, titled Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham was released in November 2014 as a sequel to both Lego Batman: The Video Game and Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. The game was released on iOS, personal computer, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
A video game based on the Lego Marvel Super Heroes line, titled Lego Marvel Super Heroes was released in October 2013. Originally, a Lego Avengers game was set to be made, but the developers felt that just being able to play as the Avengers was not enough, and thus decided to add other Marvel heroes. The game was released on iOS, personal computer, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
A second video game featuring the Lego Marvel Super Heroes line, titled Lego Marvel's Avengers is in development. It will follow the plots of the two Avengers movies, Marvel's The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. The game is slated for a January 26, 2016 release. It will be released on personal computer, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
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- ↑ "Super Heroes 2012". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "Super Heroes 2011". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "853431-1: Magnets". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "4526-1: Batman". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "4527-1: The Joker". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "4528-1: Green Lantern". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6857-1: The Dynamic Duo Funhouse Escape". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6858-1: Catwoman Catcycle City Chase". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6860-1: The Batcave". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6862-2: Superman Vs Power Armor Lex". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6863-1: Batwing Battle Over Gotham City". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "6864-1: The Batmobile and the Two-Face Chase". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "30160-1: Batman jetski". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ "30161-1: Batmobile". Brickset. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- ↑ Stuart, Keith (2012-01-06). "Lego Batman 2 to star Superman and Wonder Woman". Guardian. London. Retrieved 2013-01-11.
- ↑ "Lego Marvel Super Heroes Trailer - Game Informer Coverage". Retrieved 2013-01-11.
- ↑ Futter, Mike (August 5, 2015). "Lego Marvel Avengers Delayed Into 2016". Game Informer. Retrieved August 8, 2015.
- Lego Super Heroes Official Site
- Lego DC Universe Super Heroes Official Site
- Lego Marvel Super Heroes Official Site