The success of “Black Panther” has become almost too much for the toy industry to handle. Hasbro is scrambling to solve a shortage of action figures and toys for the hit Marvel movie.According to The New York Post, thousands of stores nationwide had sold out their stock of “Black Panther” action figures just three weeks after the film’s mid-February release. Meanwhile, on Amazon, some action figures are just a few orders away from running out of stock.
The success of “Black Panther” has become almost too much for the toy industry to handle. Hasbro is scrambling to solve a shortage of action figures and toys for the hit Marvel movie.According to The New York Post, thousands of stores nationwide had sold out their stock of “Black Panther” action figures just three weeks after the film’s mid-February release. Meanwhile, on Amazon, some action figures are just a few orders away from running out of stock.
Black Panther immensely impressed fans with its first trailer and Marvel Studios has unveiled the first salvo of toys from the anticipated project. New toys will include plenty of standard 6-inch action figures, as well as deluxe 12-inch figures, all featuring some slick details in the armor and overall sculpts (via Yahoo). It features more than 20 phrases and sounds and retails for around $29.99. Next up is the usual series of 6-inch figures, which includes Black Panther in two guises.