HONG KONG – In celebration of Easter, the wax figure of web slinging hero Spider-Man has been unveiled today at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong. Spider-Man teamed up with his new partner, Grasshopper the Hong Kong supreme trio band, to fight crime and combat evil forces.
Since its creation in 1962 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, superhero Spider-Man has appeared in a myriad of comic books, cartoons, television shows, movies, video games and musicals. He is part of the Avengers, an all-star line-up of the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and is recognized as one of the most intelligent fictional characters.
Kelly Mak, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong said, “Spider-Man is the very first superhero wax figure introduced to the attraction. We believe this will add to the fun our guests experience by meeting famous people, action heroes and cartoon characters while they embark on the star-studded journey here.”
Grasshopper, the Cantopop supreme trio band, played the role of superheroes Grasshopper-Men. The trio dressed in glittery, glamorous suits and were joined by Ms. Mak to unveil the Spider-Man wax figure by wonder light swords. The wax figure is dressed in iconic red-and-blue costume and set on a spectacular Hong Kong cityscape backdrop. Guests can feel a sense of immense danger and excitement as if they are standing at the very edge of a skyscraper in Hong Kong with Spider-Man at their side.
“We are thrilled to bring Spider-Man out from the big screen to life so that his legions of fans here can enjoy a close personal encounter with their hero, while he does what he does best,” added Ms. Mak.
Grasshopper said, “We are really excited to officiate the launch of the Spider-Man wax figure. Come join us on an heroic adventure at the attraction.”
Spider-Man’s wax figure will be permanently displayed in the World Premiere zone at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.