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Spider-Gwen swings in with her own Kotobukiya Bishoujo Statue

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After a bit of teasing, Kotobukiya has officially unveiled its Spider-Gwen Bishoujo Statue.

Standing about 8.8 inches tall, the 1/7th-scale PVC statue features interchangeable masked and unmasked portraits. Although there’s not much information available beyond that, we do know that Spider-Gwen will be released in August.

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It’s Batman vs. Superman with these ‘Dawn of Justice’ statues

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With the premiere of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice now just a little more than two months away, there will be little rest for collectors — or their wallets. Joining the rapidly growing list of movie merchandise this morning are these Armored Batman and Superman ARTFX+ statues from Kotobukiya.

Sold separately, either of these 1/10th-scale statues would look nice on any shelf, but displayed together, they create a diorama of the film’s title stars brawling.

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The Beast leaps into the Marvel Now! ARTFX+ statue series

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Kotobukiya has recruited the Beast to join its line of ARTFX+ statues inspired by the X-Men of Marvel Now!

Based on a design by artist Adi Granov, the 1/10th-scale Hank McCoy is so highly detailed, you can practically count the strands of blue fur on his crouching blue body (if that’s the kind of thing you want to do; no judgments).

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This Iron Man Mark 45 statue is ready to light up your shelf

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Further widening the Avengers: Age of Ultron collectibles gap — seriously, there must be eight Iron Man figures for every one of the other characters — Kotobukiya has revealed images and details for its Iron Man Mark 45 ARTFX statue.

If you’re a fan of all things Tony Stark, and ARTFX statues, this will likely find a place in your collection. Standing 12 inches tall, the 1/6th-scale figure features the expected movie details, along with LED lights in the arc reactor, eyes and palms, and an Avengers display stand.

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This Black Panther statue will prowl shelves next spring

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First we get the long-awaited Black Panther by Christopher Priest: The Complete Collection, and now we receive our first official look at the Black Panther Fine Art Statue from Kotobukiya. You’d almost think there’s a film in development or something.

Showcased in July at Comic-Con International, Black Panther is depicted crouching on the head of an ancient panther statue overgrown with foliage. The 1/6th-scale statue is about 12 inches tall.

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Red Robin joins Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ Batman Family

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Kotobukiya is rapidly assembling an entire Batman Family, today adding Red Robin to its series of DC Comics ARTFX+ statues.

Standing more than 7 inches tall, Tim Drake is depicted in his New 52 costume, complete with utility belt, chest harness, segmented cape and jetpack (note even the Teen Titans logo on the shoulder pad).

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Kotobukiya summons its Marvel Now! Magik ARTFX+ statue

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Kotobukiya continues to assemble its line of ARTFX+ statues inspired by the X-Men of Marvel Now!, adding the Soulsword-wielding Magik to the mix.

Sculpted by Junosuke Abe from a design by artist Adi Granov, the 1/10th-scale statue stands more than 7.5 inches tall on its magnetic display base. Shipping in February, Magik will join Uncanny X-Men teammates Cyclops, Emma Frost and Magneto in the ARTFX+ series.

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Kotobukiya debuts its ARTFX+ Magneto statue

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Kotobukiya marches ahead with its line of ARTFX+ statues inspired by the X-Men of Marvel Now!, with Magneto soon poised to take his place alongside the previously revealed Cyclops and Emma Frost.

Standing nearly 8 inches tall, the 1/10th-scale Master of Magnetism is based on a design by artist Adi Granov. Kotobukiya again promises the rest of the Uncanny X-Men team are “coming soon.”

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Kotobukiya continues X-Men line with Emma Frost ARTFX+ statue

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Although some companies have had to abandon plans for licensed X-Men collectibles, Kotobukiya pushes on with the unveiling of its Emma Frost ARTFX+ statue, the second in a series inspired by the mutants of Marvel Now! (Cyclops was announced last year at New York Comic Con, and will be released later this summer.)

Based on concept art by Adi Granov, the black-clad White Queen stands a little more than 7.5 inches tall on a magnetic display stand. Kotobukiya promises the rest of the Uncanny X-Men team are “coming soon,” which should provide more fodder for message board discussions.

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Alfred Pennyworth finally gets the statue he deserves

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Let’s face it, Alfred Pennyworth is the glue that holds together the Batman Family — heck, maybe even Gotham itself. Without his advice (and gentle prodding), medical skills, sewing and cooking abilities, tactical support and general resourcefulness, the whole operation could easily go off the rails.

Now Bruce Wayne’s tireless butler is at last taking his place alongside the Dark Knight, Robin and Nightwing as an ARTFX+ statue.

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Kotobukiya unveils its Black Canary Bishoujo statue

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Following a brief preview last week, Kotobukiya has unveiled Black Canary, the latest in its line of DC Comics Bishoujo statues.

Sculpted by M.I.C. from a design by Shunya Yamashita, the 9.5-inch statue depicts the character in a her classic costume, standing “triumphant on the field of battle, reaching for the stars” (although she looks more like she’s getting ready to yawn).

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Batman & Robin get their own DC Super Powers ARTFX+ statues

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Kotobukiya has unveiled Batman and Robin as the next statues in its DC Universe Super Powers ARTFX+ line, inspired by the popular 1980s action figures. They will join Superman, Green Lantern and The Flash.

Standing a little less than 8 inches tall, the 1/10th-scale statues are non-articulated, but otherwise recreates the look of those original figures, right down to the fabric cape and the articulation cuts.

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Kotobukiya teases Black Canary Bishoujo, Red Hood ARTFX+ statues

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Over the weekend at WonderCon Anaheim, Kotobukiya offered glimpses of its Black Canary Bishoujo and Red Hood ARTFX+ statues.

Black Canary is of course part of the company’s popular line of DC Comics heroines based on illustrations by Shunya Yamashita. Other releases include Batgirl, Starfire, Batwoman and the upcoming Zatanna.

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Kotobukiya reveals details of DC Super Powers ARTFX+ line

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After releasing a teaser earlier this month, Kotobukiya has now revealed the first details of its DC Universe Super Powers ARTFX+ statues, inspired by the popular 1980s action figures.

The 1/10th-scale series of non-articulated statues (just under 8 inches tall) debuts in August with Superman, which boasts his classic costume, a real cloth cape and “an alternate arm part to recreate the classic ‘power action’ move.”

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Kotobukiya reveals Wasp Bishoujo statue, teases Lady Deadpool

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Following last week’s tease, Kotobukiya has debuted the first full look at the new Wasp statue from its Marvel Comics Bishoujo line. Based on an illustration by Shunya Yamashita, the final statue adds a pool of water as a base.

On Sunday, the Japanese collectibles company also released Yamashita’s illustration of Lady Deadpool, which will follow the Wasp statue.

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