Squadron Supreme members Hyperion and Doctor Spectrum are the newest addition to Hasbro’s Marvel Legends sequence.
Created as Marvel’s reply to DC Comics’ Superman and Green Lantern, the 2 heroes are set to make their 6-inch scale Marvel Legends debuts later this yr. Both Squadron Supreme heroes will likely be obtainable for pre-order in Spring 2023 for $49.99. “Hyperion convinces Doctor Spectrum and the Squadron Supreme to use their vast superpowers to solve Other-Earth’s problems by remaking it into a utopia by any means necessary!” reads the determine set’s official description. “These quality 6-inch scale Hyperion and Doctor Spectrum figures feature deco inspired by the characters’ appearances in Squadron Supreme comics! Includes 2 figures and 7 entertainment-inspired accessories including Doctor Spectrum’s Power Prism gem and blast effects.”
Who Is Hyperion and Doctor Spectrum?
Hyperion was created by author Roy Thomas and artist Sal Buscema and first appeared in The Avengers #69 (1969). Possessing a powerset and backstory just like DC’s Man of Steel, Hyperion has served as each an ally and enemy to the Avengers. The character has been rumored to be showing within the Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ sequence Loki, with former Superman actor Henry Cavill hooked up to the character. However, Cavill has debunked rumors that he’s linked to the function, explaining, “As far as I know, I am not going to be in Loki…It would be a tricky one to handle at this stage.”
Thomas additionally created Doctor Spectrum, however with artist John Buscema, who’s the older brother of Sal Buscema. Like Hyperion, the character initially debuted as an Avengers villain in 1969 earlier than changing into a hero within the Nineteen Seventies.
With over 80 years of leisure historical past, Marvel has turn into a cornerstone of fan collections world wide. With the Marvel Legends Series, fan-favorite Marvel Comic Universe and Marvel Cinematic Universe characters are designed with premium element and articulation for posing and show in collections. The Marvel Legends Series Squadron Supreme 2-pack will likely be obtainable for pre-order this spring at Hasbro Pulse and extra fan channel retailers.