'Marvel Legends' is a toy
line started by Toy Biz for Marvel in 2002 featuring
finely sculpted and highly articulated 6-inch action
figures of Marvel's legendary characters.
Toy Biz introduced the
'Build-a-Figure' concept in Series 9, wherein each
action figure comes with a part needed to build an even
larger action figure (Galactus for Series 9).
Thus, buying all the action figures of the series will
allow one to build the 'BAF' action figure. This
concept became such a phenomenal hit that it thrived for
many years, until the cost of plastic recently made it
economically impractical to continue. Only Series 11 is
the non-BAF series after Series 8.
Note that Hasbro won the
Marvel license from Toy Biz in 2007, releasing their
first Marvel Legends Series with Series 16 (Annihilus
Due to space
of the chase/variant action figures of the series are
not shown below. These, however, are shown or indicated
in the main character pages
of their corresponding
regular action figures.