Avengers Lego Figures Unveiled

A closer look at the bad guys too

Back in late January, we got a closer look at the Avengers Lego figures, but weren't allowed to show you any pictures. Hulk in brown chinos, yes; a miniature plastic Loki trapped in a glass cage of emotion, no.

Today, the official images for Lego's Avengers line have been formally unveiled, and they're interesting to both films fans and lovers of small toys.

A couple of key scenes are Lego-ified, notably the trapped Loki moment previously described, as well as the Quinjet itself and, um, a Shield 4x4.

But more interesting than that are the up-close-and-plastic shots of the as-yet undefined bad guys helping Loki in his dastardly plans. Some have suggested the Atlanteans, but we sincerely doubt that; others suggest that the Skrulls are the baddos, despite official confirmation to the contrary; the Kree have also been mentioned.

Whatever they actually are, they seem to be almost reptilian and/or robotic, which would fit (in a way) with what we saw in the trailer, in terms of (the big bad who could well turn out to be) Fin Fang Foom.

Oh, and Wolverine, Deadpool and Magneto also appear! Not a spoiler there, we're guessing; just a couple of X-Men characters who are being released in Lego form at the same time. Logan battling Loki? Only going to happen on your kitchen table, bub.

Anyway, take a look and let us know what you think. Are these Lego plot points a spoiler too far? Let us know in the comment box below.

Avengers Assemble - as the official title now reads in the UK - is out in the UK on April 26.