28/01/2015 12:09 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Barbie Makes Her Superhero Debut

Barbie Makes Superhero Debut with Princess Power Doll

American toy manufacturer Mattel has given its Barbie doll figure a super-cool new outlook.

Superhero Barbie was unveiled at Nuremberg Toy Fair on Tuesday and she's set to be the hottest thing on the market this year.

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Given that Mattel's third quarter sales revealed a 21 of the US market for dolls and accessories, in 2013 that figure was just 19.6Slideshow-224325%