LEGO is celebrating The Avengers’ 60th anniversary this year with the upcoming release of the biggest set within the LEGO Marvel collection to date.
What is the new LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower Set?
The new LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower Set is comprised of 5,201 LEGO pieces and stands as the tallest LEGO brick-built skyscraper ever made. It also includes 31 LEGO figures, the most ever included in one LEGO set, including all the iconic characters from the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), as well as a Leviathan, the Quinjet, and two Chitauri flyers. The soon-to-be-released set also comes with an exclusive LEGO minifigure of Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.
The LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower Set features authentic action on every floor. Standing more than 35.5 in. (90 cm) tall, the model is filled to the roof with memorable settings and an all-star cast of characters, which let you recreate your favorite MCU scenes.
When will the LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower Set be available?
You will be able to assemble your team and defend the universe with the LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower Set when it becomes available from November 24, 2023, in LEGO Stores and on LEGO.com for $499.99/€499.99/£429.99.
When LEGO Insiders members purchase the LEGO Marvel Avengers Tower from November 24 to 27, they will receive a free LEGO Marvel Taxi set which includes an iconic New York yellow taxi and four minifigures including Black Panther, a taxi driver, and two outriders.
10 Fun Facts about The Avengers
1. 1963 debut
The Avengers made their comic book debut in September 1963, created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby for Marvel Comics.
2. Original lineup
The first Avengers lineup consisted of Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Ant-Man, and the Wasp. Quite different from the cinematic roster we’re familiar with today!
3. Captain America’s revival
Captain America wasn’t part of the original team. He didn’t join the team until issue #4, in which he was revived after being frozen in ice since World War II. This issue marked his return to comics.
4. Avengers Assemble
The famous battle cry “Avengers Assemble!” became a rallying call for the team and was first uttered by Captain America in Avengers #10 (1964).
5. The Avengers trademark
Marvel trademarked the name The Avengers in 1970. This was several years after the team first appeared in comics, but it was a smart move on Marvel’s part, as the Avengers have become one of the most popular and successful superhero teams of all time.
6. The Avengers vs Marvel Avengers Assemble
The original Avengers movie was almost called Marvel Avengers Assemble. This was because of a legal dispute with the British TV show The Avengers, which aired in the 1960s. The dispute was eventually settled, and the movie was released as The Avengers in all markets.
7. The most popular Avengers movie
The most popular Avengers movie is Avengers: Endgame, which grossed over $2.8 billion worldwide. Endgame is the culmination of the Infinity Saga, and it features an epic battle between the Avengers and Thanos.
8. Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver:
Initially introduced as villains, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver later joined the Avengers in issue #16 (1965). They brought a unique dynamic with their sibling relationship.
9. Avengers’ Quinjet
The Avengers’ primary mode of transportation is the Quinjet, a versatile aircraft designed for rapid response and equipped with advanced technology.
10. Avengers’ headquarters
In the comics, the iconic Avengers Mansion served as the team’s headquarters. Located in Manhattan, it housed advanced technology and training facilities for Earth’s mightiest heroes. Meanwhile, in the MCU, the Avengers Tower in New York City serves as the team’s headquarters.