They have taken over movie theaters, comic book stores, and video games and now two of the biggest comic book companies are taking the fight to the chess board. Eaglemoss has taken over one hundred of Marvel’s and DC’s beloved heroes and most loathed villains and come up with a rather spiffy looking chess set.
“The Marvel Chess Collection offers the comic fan and chess lover alike the chance to collect a unique chess set featuring some of the greatest and most loved Marvel characters. The 1st set in the Marvel Chess Collection consists of the greatest heroes and villains from across the Marvel Universe.
Will Spider-Man survive against Venom? Can Captain America overcome the villainous Red Skull? Or will the forces of evil defeat the assembled heroes? With the Marvel Chess Collection, the battle is in your hands!”
Each piece is finely sculpted in metallic resin and painstakingly hand painted. They will run you around $15 for a single figure to $38 for a cool double pack. Some of the figures even come with a collectible magazine, (see above), that details their histories and powers.