I just got around posting this announcement here. And what a better timing than Spider-man turning 50 today! It’s not long ago Hot Toys released their Spider-man figure from the Spider-man 3 movie. Just after the first trailers of the Spider-man reboot movie began emerging.
As my review from last year stated, the Hot Toys Spider-man from the third movie is great figure in it’s own right. It was for me, a must have within my sixth scale super-hero collection.
Now there’s this new one. From the rebooted franchise. I made no secret I like the redesigned costume. I think it’s has a more Kirby-feel to it than the previous Spider-man, which was technically a more accurate comic-version.
This new Spider-man is sleeker and more athletic-looking than the buff Spider-man from last year. And it feels more ‘grounded’. A better fit in a real world setting than the previous Spider-man which was part of a some what more campy world director Sam Raimi created.
I think it’s cool the makers had the balls to go forth with a redesign of such a iconic super-hero suit.
I’m not sure which Spider-man I want to put in front. I have to see this figure in hand to make a judgement. I like the detailing. This time there’s a head sculpt included of Peter Parker, portrayed by Andrew Garfield. And he has webshooters! The spider emblems are reminisced of the Raimi’s Spider-man, but I like that. What I don’t like are the yellow lenses and the glossy coating on the suit. But then again, I have to see it in real life.
A really big disappointment is the lack of accessories and the price tag. Almost $50,- more than last year’s version, which had more accessories and even a cool piece of building.
This Spider-man is expected to swing by around februari, next year.
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Hot Toys -MMS179- The Amazing Spider-Man: 1/6th scale Spider-Man Limited Edition Collectible
~ MMS Series ~
The 1/6th scale Spider-Man Limited Edition Collectible Figurine specially features:
- Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man/ Peter Parker in the movie
- Two (2) heads, including head sculpt of Peter Parker and Spider-Man
- TrueType body with 30 points of articulation
- Approximately 30 cm tall
Five (5) pairs of interchangeable palms with silvery cobweb pattern including:
- One (1) pair of relaxed palms
- One (1) pair of fists
- One (1) pair of palms for cobweb shooting
- One (1) pair of palms for cobweb swinging
- One (1) pair of palms for climbing
- One (1) red- and blue-color Spider-Man suit embossed with black cobweb pattern with dark blue spider icon on chest
- One (1) pair of red-color boots embossed with black cobweb pattern
- Four (4) long narrow strips of cobweb including:
- Two (2) for imitating the flying scene
- Two (2) of cobweb shooting
- Figurine stand with Spider-Man nameplate and the movie logo
- Head Sculpted by Im Jung Hyuk
- Head Painted by JC.Hong
- Head Art Directed by Kim Kyung Ah
- Costume Designed by Hai Lim
Release date: Q4, 2012
**Prototype shown is not final, pending licensor approval
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