The Marvel universe is one with limitless potential for stories and adventures because there are so many interesting and unusual people and mutants that either want to save the world or destroy it. The X-Men, one of the more diverse bands of misfit heroes in this particular world, have been seen on screen and in cartoons and comics for decades and fans old and new can act out their own adventures with them by collecting the many different X Men Lego sets. X-Men sets allow for great stories and battles between good and evil and this means plenty of mini figures and vehicles to play with. The following pair of kits are great examples for first time buyers looking to start an impressive LEGO X Men collection.
Two great sets that put Wolverine up against Magneto
LEGO Wolverine Chopper Showdown 6866 Set
The first of these sets is the LEGO Wolverine Chopper Showdown 6866 set where players can engage in an epic aerial battle in order to save the town from the crazy-sounding schemes of the evil Magneto and his equally crazy-sounding sidekick, Deadpool. Magneto is being protected by Deadpool in his 9” long helicopter and it looks as though there is no way to get to him with all that weaponry.
Not only is Deadpool armed with his swords, which have been safely stowed in the special holders, the helicopter has 4 adjustable flick missiles to take down anyone that tries to get in their way. Luckily, Wolverine is in pursuit in his own little chopper. With the removable cockpit canopy and the rotating motors, kids should have a lot of fun building this helicopter, and of course rebuilding it once Wolverine wins the battle and shoots it down.
LEGO Superheroes X-Men vs. The Sentinel 76022 Set
Marvel super villains have a habit of rising from the dead and just because Wolverine was able to defeat Magneto in one key battle it does not mean that he was able to win the war. In the LEGO Superheroes X Men vs. The Sentinel 76022 set, Magneto, has returned and brought a brain-washed The Sentinel with him to help him defeat our favorite mutants.
This time Wolverine not only has a great vehicle to go after them in – The Blackbird jet – he also has reinforcements in the form of Cyclops and Storm. As long as they watch out for The Sentinel’s giant grabbing hands and safely maneuver the jet, they stand a great chance of victory. This is a great set for collectors because not only is the large Blackbird big enough for four mini-figures and highly detailed with its interior and opening cockpit, this is a new Wolverine figure with a new mask.