LEGO Marvel 77905 Taskmaster’s Ambush on sale at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

The previously event-exclusive LEGO Marvel set 77905 Taskmaster’s Ambush has turned up at a LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.

The LEGO Group originally produced the set for San Diego Comic-Con 2020. It’s inspired by Marvel’s upcoming Black Widow movie, which was supposed to premiere in May, but has unfortunately been pushed back to next year amid the ongoing pandemic.

With SDCC also cancelled, the LEGO Group has had to turn to alternative methods of distribution. The model briefly showed up on Amazon US last week, but quickly disappeared; it was then available through Amazon’s Treasure Truck promotion, and began arriving with fans, but now looks to be sold out once more. However, Instagram user @emilyloveslego has apparently been able to purchase the set from Atlanta’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.

LEGO Marvel 77905 Taskmasters Ambush LDC

The LEGO fan published pictures of the 230-piece model to her Instagram account, showing off the rugged vehicle, its display base, and its three minifigures – two of which are exclusive to this set. Taskmaster popped up (with a black hood) in the movie’s sole retail set, 76162 Black Widow’s Helicopter Chase. But the Red Guardian and Black Widow minifigures are both brand new, and therefore highly desirable for collectors.

Unfortunately for non-US fans, it looks like 77905 Taskmaster’s Ambush will remain exclusive to the States. That’s in line with other event exclusives this year, including LEGO Star Wars 75294 Bespin Duel and 77904 Nebulon-B Frigate. Whether it will also come to LEGO.com is yet to be seen.

The same LEGO fan also found the recently-revealed LEGO Harry Potter 30628 Monster Book of Monsters at Atlanta’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre. The promotional set is thought to be a future gift-with-purchase at LEGO.com, though nothing’s been confirmed.

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Chris Wharfe

I like to think of myself as a journalist first, LEGO fan second, but we all know that’s not really the case. Journalism does run through my veins, though, like some kind of weird literary blood – the sort that will no doubt one day lead to a stress-induced heart malfunction. It’s like smoking, only worse. Thankfully, I get to write about LEGO until then. You can follow me on Twitter at @chriswharfe.

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