While we are enjoying DC Month on Needless, we wanted to showcase a toy line that is not only fun to collect, but damn tough to collect! That might seem like an oxymoron but trust me, having collecting challenges can be fun! How important is this line to collectors and how did this line shape things to come are two of the questions we will address today and more! Read on for the details!
If you thought having a Jumbo Animated Series Batman was cool, check out the other reveal from Gentle Giant. Coming soon will be a Super Powers Penguin! As a fan of the original Super Powers line this one is exciting. This figure is exactly like his vintage counterpart but only bigger. Check out all the info below!
I was thinking about really great super-hero toy lines and thought instantly of the Super Powers toy line. Being the comic book guy here at Needless Essentials, I opted to look at the mini-series that came out at the same time. These aren't the little mini-comics that were included with some of the action figures. In deciding which issue to cover, I wanted to go with the first one that was drawn by Jack Kirby.
Gentle Giant is set to release a Jumbo Sized Vintage Green Arrow from the Super Powers line. Look for this figure to be released sometime in the 2nd Quarter of 2016. This 12" Kumbo will be an exact replica of the original figure released from Kenner. Read on for more.
Super Powers from DC Comics have been getting some serious love from several companies and right now Gentle Giant is set to release a Jumbo sized Flash from this line in Jumbo form. He looks just like the original toy and will retail for $90. I only hope Gentle Giant does not price out the fandom with these Jumbo figures as I would love to see many more made. Enough of that though, check out the images for Flash and read on for more info!
A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Swinging into action after Superman, Green Lantern, and the Flash is the dynamic duo featuring the boy wonder himself, Robin! Retro is in and you can celebrate the great action figures of yesteryear with this vintage-inspired Dick Grayson resembling a classic five points-of-articulation toy.
Now this announcement is exciting! Kotobukiya will be producing DC Comics Super Powers ARTFX Statues. Look for Power Action Poses and real cloth capes mixed in with these releases! These ARTFX Statues will be vintage inspired and hopefully we will see something from this line soon! This line is going to fantastic!! Read the official announcement below!
Batman has arguably the most action figures made for his character, so for our Batman Celebration, I thought I would run down a few of my favorite Batman figures.
Mattel also showed off several new DC comic property pieces and plenty of Masters of the Universe! Remember we are heading into the last year of MOTU and these figures will be HOT. Check out all the images below!
Matty Collector had a good showing of several key lines during Toy Fair. Some of the major highlights were the DC inspired Super Powers figures and the DC Movie Multiverse. They also had a good showing of current Matty He-Man figures and upcoming figures. The most interesting thing from the He-Man line was the concept