A very cool interpretation of The Penguin, as designed by Ivan Reis and Chiaroscuro Studios. This detailed 7.1″ hand-painted polystone figure includes a tiny seabird with a rocket launcher backpack, a deadly looking pointy umbrella, and the longest cigarette we’ve ever seen.
With the wealth of art at hand, we thought designing a comic book action figure would be easy. But artist Jason Fabok points out the back-and-forth process involved in turning a sketch into an action figure, using his work on the DC Essentials line as an example. Skip to 2:33.
Like the rest of Revoltech’s Amazing Yamaguchi line, this Batman action figure features exaggeratedly sculpted parts, particularly its cape, which has joints and six extra parts. It also comes with an alternate face, an extra pair of hands, a Batarang and two grapnel guns.
DC Icons’ The Death of Superman action figure 2-pack lets you recreate the eponymous comic book arc that saw the Man of Steel fall in a lethal draw against Doomsday. It comes with a diorama base that has Supes’ tattered cape. Also on Amazon. More photos on Toyark.
Hot Toys continues its Batman Arkham collection with a sixth scale action figure of Batman: Arkham Knight‘s titular nemesis. Aside from an array of weapons, the 13″ tall figure also comes with an alternate head and armor parts so you can turn it into the Red Hood.
Wonder Woman and her insignia are often adopted by people fighting for recognition and equality. And for good reason. Kaptainkristian traced the origins of the superhero to remind us that Diana Prince was born from a progressive and optimistic (albeit egotistical) mind.
Yup, another superhero origin story. But we have to hand it to DC for putting together compelling trailers for Wonder Woman, which follows the princess of the Amazons, and her rise to become a hero for all of us. We’re also excited that Patty Jenkins (Monster) directed it.
Hot Toys ends the year with a bang by announcing this incredibly faithful sixth-scale action figure of the Dark Knight as he appears in the Batman: Arkham Knight video game. The 13″ tall figure comes with two faces, four pairs of hands and a ton of weapons and equipment.
1960’s Batman stars Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar voice a new, feature-length animated movie. It’s kind of refreshing to have see their quirky, lighthearted take on the characters after the truly depressing Bats we’ve been dealing with on the big screen lately.
“Now who’s the villain Flash?!” My name is Barry Allen, and I messed up big time. Unable to let go of his tragic past, Barry uses his super speed to change his childhood. He got the present that he wanted, but he literally created a whole new world to get it.
“I had no father. I was brought to life by Zeus.” “…well that’s neat.” An invincible but sheltered demigoddess, Princess Diana’s long life takes a profound turn when she learns of a Great War that could end mankind. Directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster). Drops 6/2/17.