I have to be honest, as much as I wanted to look forward to a new set of Hulk hands all I could think about is how they would screw them up this time. 2003 gave us the first (historic) set of Hulk hands. For a very reasonable $20 you could get a huge set of green, roaring Hulk hands that were also soft enough you could slam them into your best friends face and they wouldn’t even lose a tooth.
Over the years the Hulk hands have gotten smaller, lost the sound aspect and even changed to cloth for a small while. Of course, they’ve also gotten more expensive. What can be said about the newest Hulk fists? Well, the good news is that they are fists! The last version was open handed Hulk hands – which was a refreshing change – but I am glad the fists are back.
The sound effects are back as well. You can create the sounds by motion or by pressing a button to create the Hulk growling sounds. Honestly, these are a step up from the Hulk hands – but only slightly. The gladiator motif makes them different enough that they are not a simple retread (like the Avengers 1 & 2 hands were) but the $30 price tag should certainly makes you pause before purchase. Overall, I have a complete set of Hulk (and Hulk villain) hands so I’m glad to get these but I can’t go as far as to say I recommend buying a pair.
I will admit that usually I try to space out the pieces I have for my Hulk room. I want to always have something to post. With the influx of Thor: Ragnarok items I am having a hard time holding back. Like, for example, I found the new Thor vs Hulk: Arena Clash set and I had to post the little Gladiator Hulk!
I have every Lego Hulk set so far and the only down side… is that they are taking up a lot of space! I have only taken out the Hulk so I don’t have pics of the whole set. The odd thing I see about this and the Electronic Hulk is that the “war paint” on the Hulk’s face is on the opposite sides. I believe the Lego Hulk is actually inaccurate where the paint is.
Other than that, I’m pretty happy with this little guy. If you told me a year ago I would own a Planet Hulk inspired Lego Hulk I would not believe you. Now I can happily report that the Lego Hulk is kick ass! You might be able to eventually find this Hulk on eBay so that you don’t have to shell out $60 clams – just make sure you’re buying the REAL Lego Hulk! Not the knock off!
I’m unsure what but the Marvel Brick Headz come in a blue box… all but the Hulk here who comes in a cool looking red box. I know this was a “maybe” in the attribute department but I just could not let it sit on the shelf when I saw the Captain America version too. I picked up both and my daughter and I went to town creating the two figures.
There’s really nothing to do with this figure but let it sit there and look all blocky. In fact, I tried to use it as a centerpiece until one of my friends walked in and said “What the hell is that?” I immediately placed it deep and hidden in the Hulk room. Where it camouflages nicely against all the other green goodness!
All I was able to find is the Hulk that looks suspicious of everyone. Not angry, not annoyed, but more like you just told him that he needs to watch his little brother on Saturday night so he won’t be able to go to the football game with his friends. He’s looking slightly confused to see if you were talking to him or not.
I also found the buzzed Rocket and high AF Groot. These guys make an amazing threesome. Like the “See no evil, hear no evil speak no evil” monkeys – but ones who refuse to play their respective parts.
“Damnit, Mom! Louie was going to borrow his Dad’s Chevelle!”
I’m pretty sure I have yet to leave a plush Hulk sitting on a shelf. Something about figures, comics and plushes always get me the most excited. These two very different Hulk plush – or as my daughter calls them “softs” – also look a bit similar, especially the hair! The above Hulk is the friendlier looking, more classic colored Hulk but I think I prefer the Hulk below. Mainly, due tot he irritated look on his face. He’s not angry just slightly annoyed.
Both of these softs can be found at Toys R Us and for less than $10. The softer of the two is the one above – so if you’re into cuddling your plush then grab the little guy above and snuggle up. Just don’t admit it. Especially to your wife. She’ll look at you like you’re a weirdo.
I was both curious and excited to see what Lego had in store for the Marvel license in the new year. I knew they would be releasing movie based sets but when I discovered this set was on the horizon I was most excited about getting a true classic Green Hulk Lego guy! The other Lego sets have sported a Hulk based on a movie version. This is a true bright green, purple pants Hulk that has been aching to be made!
The only downside was having to get a Red Hulk along with him. Bonus, though, is getting a Red and Green She Hulk along for the ride. A while back, while at a comic con I was conned (HA! See what I did there?) into buying a knock off Red Hulk figure. I was told that Lego was going to release a Thunderbolts set – which, I admit, should’ve been my first clue. The Thunderbolts was not the most popular book while Ross was in charge.
That being said, when I compared the knock off to the real deal you can see just how much better that the Lego Red Hulk is – complete with blazing yellow eyes and a better scowl. The only odd thing is that the Lego Hulk apparently wasn’t worth sculpting toes. Good luck having a piggy go “wee wee wee” all the way home now!
The vehicles are pretty bad ass. Each of them with shooting guns and huge tires! This was a blast putting together with my daughter and you I feel 4 figures and two big vehicles are worth the money for this set. Especially when you get a Hulks like these:
I told you about the classic Hulk! Compare him with some of the other Hulk offerings from before:
The new Hulk has that classic 70’s/80’s bright green coloring and bright purple pants – unlike the more forest green and violet pants of the first classic Hulk offered. And, of course, it’s so much better than the movie Hulk in tan pants we were first presented with! Best part though? The mini-comic:
Just saw this set announced for the 2017 season – it includes the Green and Red versions of the Hulk and She-Hulk! The best part of the whole set is the figures – but the vehicles are pretty great too – look for it on the shelves of your local shop!