The Marvel Chess Collection is a new bi-weekly series offering the comic fan and chess lover alike the chance to collect a unique chess set, featuring some of the greatest and most loved Marvel characters. The first set in the Marvel Chess Collection consists of the greatest heroes and villains from across the Marvel Universe. Will Spider-Man survive against Venom? Can Captain America overcome the villainous Red Skull? Or will the forces of evil defeat the assembled heroes? With the Marvel Chess Collection the battle is in your hands! #09 Venom - (Black Pawn) #10 Luke Cage (White Pawn)
Luke Cage is clad in his contemporary blue and yellow civilian attire/costume. Originally, Luke Cage is recruited for fortuitous experiments which accidentally increases his strength and intensifies his cellular matter, providing him with a high level of invulnerability and increased healing capacity. After a somewhat checkered beginning, Luke Cage/Power man establishes himself as a superhero and eventually formed the ‘Hero For Hire’ franchise with Iron Fist.