Marvel has announced the merchandising program for the Guardians of the Galaxy 2 which, not surprisingly, will include official LEGO Marvel Super Heroes sets to go with it. James Gunn on his Facebook Page also mentioned that more female characters will be represented such as Gamora, Mantis, Nebula, and Elizabeth Debicki’s rumored character Ayesha.

I’m making sure this time around the female characters are more represented in the toy world. Not only Gamora, but Mantis, Nebula, and Elizabeth Debicki’s character as well.

Press Release

Building off the breakout hit success of the first film in 2014, Marvel is unveiling a super-charged licensing program in support of its red hot Guardians of the Galaxy ahead of the 2017 sequel.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1The freshly expanded merchandising program will offer year-round support to the franchise for fans of all ages with an expanded focus on younger consumers — who have helped fuel the popularity of the Disney XD animated series — with a rollout including new toys, games, books, apparel, accessories, and more.

With anticipation for the new film already reaching a feverish pace, a slate of Marvel Publishing titles including Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 1, Rocket Raccoon Volume 1: A Chasing Tale, and Groot Volume 1, and the success of the Disney XD show sparking a second season renewal with new episodes set to debut this fall, Guardians of the Galaxy is being primed by Marvel to become a true evergreen tentpole franchise.

To help spark ongoing demand for all things Guardians, Marvel is