After the Superbowl, Marvel’s upcoming film The Avengers was catapulted into the minds of millions of people all over the U.S. The trailer itself has everyone biting their nails in wait for what’s to come this summer. This film will be one of the Titans to battle it out for this summer’s box office, but it won’t stop there. Hasbro has started its own announcement for The Avenger toy line, which gives us a villain spoiler we’ve been waiting to be confirmed.
Since last year there has been speculation on the villain for the film Hasbro/Marvel have given us a first look at the main villain and henchmen to feature in the film. Now this could be said as Marvel’s second spoiler containment issue they’ve had this year, the first being with “The Amazing Spider-Man” merchandise revealing The Lizard as the film’s villain. Of course this wonderful piece of news is not ours to take the credit for acquiring, MTV’s Geek News and Idle Hands snagged some shots of another product for The Avengers at the 2012 New York Toy Fair, which is the board game you see below:
Now you may be contemplating about these weird purple monsters featured in ____ and that their features resemble Skrulls. Yet, its been stated time and time again by Marvel producer Kevin Feige that the Skrulls wouldn’t be villains in the upcoming Avengers film. So is this a PR ploy to cover up important film details, or are these really some other weird creature that just looks like Skrulls?