Tonight via their facebook page Hot Toys released the pictures and information of the upcoming and highly anticipated Superman figure based on the 1978 film. As you can see the likeness to Christopher Reeve is amazing and this may just be the best Superman Collectible. No news on when its up for Pre-Order but I will keep ya up on whats going on.
A brave and kind-hearted hero with a strong sense of justice, morality and righteousness. An American cultural icon, a fictional personality and a movie character.
Amid high anticipation, Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Superman Collectible Figure from the classic superhero movie Superman in 1978. The movie-accurate Superman collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Christopher Reeve in the movie, highlighting the authentic head sculpt, movie-accurate costume and detailed figure stage imitating the Fortress of Solitude.
The 1/6th scale Superman Collectible Figure specially features:
– Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Christopher Reeve as Superman in the Superman movie
– Real-like facial expression with detailed wrinkles and gesture
– Detailed hair sculpture
– Approximately 30 cm tall
– Newly sculpted muscular body with over 30 points of articulation with extra forceful upper body as in neck and chest
– Three (3) pairs of interchangeable palms including:
n One (1) pair of relaxed palms
n One (1) pair of fists
n One (1) pair of palms for fighting
– Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted
– One (1) set of costume in Superman style including one-piece blue costume with Superman logo in chest, yellow belt, red triangular-shaped pants and red cape
– One (1) pair of red boots
– Specially-made figure stage imitating the Fortress of Solitude
– Figure stand with Superman nameplate and the movie logo
– Head Sculpted by Arnie Kim
– Head Painted by JC.HONG
– Head Art Directed by YULLI
– Body Sculpted by Joseph Tsang
**Limited Edition Green Kryptonite with metal chain will be offered to Hot Toys’ special channels
A portion of this collectible figure’s sales benefits will be donated to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation by Hot Toys Limited.
Release date: Q4, 2011
** Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
TM & © DC Comics.