January 2021 Marvel Superheroes Sets Announced

Hot on the heels of the Chinese New Year, Harry Potter, and Super Mario sets, the LEGO® Group just announced the January 2021 Marvel Superheroes sets! While I do not generally purchase the Marvel sets, I remain a fan. Consequently, the Minifigures seen in these set images have tempted me. While none of them are characters we have not see before, many are characters that I do not have. Keep reading for set specifics!

76174 – Spider-Man’s Monster Truck VS Mysterio

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Spider-Man's Monster Truck VS Mysterio
  • COST: $49.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 439
  • MINIFIGURES: 4 (Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Mysterio, Dr. Octopus)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.113 (very good)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 110-to-1 (very good)

76173 – Spider-Man & Ghost Rider VS Carnage

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Spider-Man and Ghostrider VS Carnage
  • COST: $24.99 CAD 
  • BRICK COUNT: 212
  • MINIFIGURES: 3 (Spider-Man, Ghost Rider, Carnage)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.117 (very good)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 71-to-1 (excellent)

76172 – Spider-Man & Sandman Showdown

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Spider-Man VS Sandman
  • COST: $13.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 45
  • MINIFIGURES: 2 (Spider-Man, Sandman)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.31 (terrible)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 23-to-1 (excellent)

76171 – Miles Morales Mech Armor

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Miles Morales Mech Armor
  • COST: $13.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 125
  • MINIFIGURES: 1 (Miles Morales Spider-Man)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.112 (very good)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 125-to-1 (good)

76169 – Thor Mech Armor

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Thor Mech Armor
  • COST: $13.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 139
  • MINIFIGURES: 1 (Thor)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.10 (very good)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 139-to-1 (good)

76168 – Captain America Mech Armor

January 2021 Marvel Superheroes: Captain America Mech Armor
  • COST: $13.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 121
  • MINIFIGURES: 1 (Captain America)
  • COST-PER-BRICK: $0.116 (very good)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 121-to-1 (good)

I am really looking forward to Carnage, Miles Morales, Spider-Gwen, and Ghost Rider. While I would enjoy a more classic looking Ghost Rider, I am glad to see one included here. I also do not have a new version of Captain America with the separate helmet, or Thor with his helmet. From my perspective, these sets comprise a great Minifigure selection. I am neither here nor there about the builds themselves. However, that is often the case with Superheroes sets. Luckily, these sets are a good value (with the exception of the Sandman set). Additionally, they feature good brick-to-fig ratios. Therefore, they make good Minifigure purchases. How do you feel about the January 2021 Marvel Superheroes sets? Comment below or reach out on social media.

Until next time,

-Tom

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