Thanos once flew a helicopter in the comics — now it can be yours!

While we have lots of thoughts on what will transpire in next year’s sequel to Avengers: Infinity War, having Thanos tool around in a helicopter is not one of them. But fans of Marvel Comics may recall a classic, if bonkers, storyline that featured the Mad Titan and would-be master of the universe on a joy ride in his tricked-out chopper.

Now, Mattel has crafted a limited-edition Hot Wheels homage to the vehicle that will exclusively be available to attendees of San Diego Comic-Con, and Yahoo Entertainment has the sneak peek.

Up close with the Thanos Copter. (Image: Mattel)
Up close with the Thanos Copter. (Image: Mattel)

The die-cast helicopter, featuring Thanos at the controls, comes packaged in its own Cosmic Cube (known to Marvel Cinematic Universe fans as the Tesseract initially wielded by Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger).

The Comic-Con exclusive comes in deluxe packaging. (Photo: Mattel)
The Comic-Con exclusive comes in deluxe packaging. (Photo: Mattel)
The blurb on the packaging explains the comic origins of the Thanos Copter. (Photo: Mattel)
The blurb on the packaging explains the comic origins of the Thanos Copter. (Photo: Mattel)

The Thanos Copter set will be available via presale on Tuesday, June 26, at 10 a.m. PT on MattelShop.com or in person at San Diego Comic-Con, which runs July 19 through 22.

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