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Black Panther bust Joins Lego’s Marvel line-up

Published on: 9th September 2022

The 2,961-piece set is being released ahead of the latest Marvel movie based on the superhero Black Panther, Wakanda Forever, which hits the big screen in November.

Black PantherThe Lego Group has announced the new Lego Marvel Black Panther set in celebration one of the greatest superheroes of all time. Based on the character from the award-nominated blockbuster, the new set lets kids immerse themselves in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as they build Black Panther in brick form.

The Lego Marvel Black Panther set, once finished, is a life-size bust of the iconic superhero and can be positioned with either the distinctive ‘Wakanda Forever’ crossed arm pose or just the head and shoulders of the superhero on their own. The finished 2,961-piece build is the perfect piece to display in any home to show a love for Lego building and the iconic character.

Black Panther first appeared in 1966 in the Fantastic Four comic book, and solidified his place in popular culture with the release of the 2018 hit film from Disney’s Marvel Studios. In the film, Black Panther (King T’Challa) inherits the throne of the ultra-futuristic but secret African kingdom of Wakanda, which is powered by the alien metal of vibranium. When King T’Challa is challenged by the supervillain Killmonger for control of his nation, he must use his  superpowers – lightning-fast speed, brilliant ingenuity and supreme fighting abilities – to defeat his enemy, protect his country, and save the world.

Marvel Studios has confirmed that the film’s sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is due out in cinemas on 11th November.

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