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After teasing fans last week with a video preview, Sideshow Collectibles has photos and details for its Green Lantern Premium Format Figure.
Measuring 24.5 inches tall, the statue stands atop a base made to look like an acid-green construct staircase of the superhero’s own making. As we noted previously, the Sideshow-exclusive version comes with its own Green Lantern power battery.
The company has unveiled a slick minute-long video that showcases both the standard Hal Jordan statue and the Sideshow-exclusive version (with power battery) while also teasing a Sinestro release.
DC Comics’ King of the Seven Seas will finally get his moment in the sun with the upcoming Aquaman Premium Format Figure from Sideshow Collectibles.
Depicted holding a trident while standing atop an Atlantean-themed base, the statue comes in two versions: the classic Aquaman, with short-cropped hair, or the Sideshow-exclusive, with long hair, shaggy beard and harpoon hand. However, both boast a finely sculpted butt that would give Dick Grayson a run for his money. It must be from all of that swimming.
Justice comes at a high price, and so does this impressively detailed and accessorized Punisher 1/6th-scale action figure from Sideshow Collectibles.
Mind you, if you’re a fan of collectible figures and Marvel’s popular antihero, the $240 price tag may be worth it. After all, this fully articulated Frank Castle stands 12 inches tall, and comes equipped with removable dual shoulder holsters, a belt with fully functioning pouches, two knives, two revolvers, two pistols, six pistol magazines, a rifle, three rifle magazines, four hand grenades, five interchangeable pairs of hands, and a removable tactical vest with The Punisher’s signature skull symbol.
Sideshow Collectibles completes its Superman: Red Son collection with the official unveiling of its Batman statue based on the 2003 DC Comics miniseries by Mark Millar, Dave Johnson and Kilian Plunkett.
The comic is set in an alternate timeline in which Superman’s rocket ship lands in the Ukraine, and he’s raised to become the champion of the Soviet Union. Batman, meanwhile, is orphaned as a child when the KGB murders his parents, and grows up to become a symbol of rebellion and the most wanted man in Russia.
Sideshow Collectibles’ Premium Format statues are nothing if not detailed, and, well, pricey.
Take, for instance, this one, inspired by Batman from Christopher Nolan’s 2008 film The Dark Knight. Boasting screen-accurate detail, and resembling star Christian Bale (naturally), the statue stands 20 inches tall on its base. Draped in a velvety cape, Batman’s armor and utility belt are meticulously recreated. The Sideshow-exclusive version also comes with an interchangeable head that simulates Lucius Fox’s powerful sonar vision technology.
If you already own Sideshow Collectibles’ Batman: Arkham Asylum Joker statue, and have the Arkham Asylum and Arkham Knight versions of Batman preordered, then your bank account must be as impressive as your shelf space. If that’s the case, you’ll likely want to make room, and possibly dip into savings, for this 33-inch Arkham Knight statue.
Although she’s been teased for months, Sideshow Collectibles has at last officially unveiled Wonder Woman, the next statue in its Superman: Red Son collection.
The “Premium Format” figure (that is, “non-articulated”) is of course based on the 2003 miniseries by Mark Millar, Dave Johnson and Kilian Plunkett, set in an alternate timeline in which Superman’s rocket ship lands in the Ukraine, and he’s raised to become the champion of the Soviet Union. After meeting the Comrade of Steel, Princess Diana leaves Themyscira to expand the influence of the Soviet Union.
Sideshow Collectibles returns to the alternative reality of the 2003 miniseries by Mark Millar, Dave Johnson and Kilian Plunkett with its new Superman: Red Son statue.
The first in a new collection of “Premium Format” (that is, “non-articulated”) figures based on the Elseworlds comic, the red- and gray- clad Man of Steel stands 25 inches tall atop the symbol of the Soviet Union. Wonder Woman and Batman figures will follow.
Following the unveiling last month of its new Joker statue, the first in a series based on the Batman: Arkham Asylum video game, Sideshow Collectibles today debuted the Dark Knight. After all, what’s the Clown Prince of Crime without his arch-nemesis?
Available for preorder for $469.99, the “Premium Format Figure” (aka “non-articulated”) features bladed gauntlets, free-flowing cape and interchangeable hand. The Sideshow-exclusive version features an additional swap-out hand, with triple Batarangs.
Following a little tease last week, Sideshow Collectibles has debuted its new Joker statue, the first in a collection based on the hit 2009 video game Batman: Arkham Asylum.
Standing 24 inches tall, the “Premium Format Figure” (translation: “zero points of articulation”) is decked out in a recreation of his purple pinstripe suit and brandishes the “Ace of Spades” revolver in his right hand. The Sideshow-exclusive version includes “a swap-out laughing portrait” (below) for that extra-creepy touch.
Whether you’re a fan of Frank Miller’s short-eared Batman or Kelley Jones’ long-eared one, Sideshow Collectibles’ Gotham Knight 1/6th-scale figure probably has the cowl you’re looking for.
You see, the collectible comes with three cowls — long ears, average-size ears and little nubs — as well as interchangeable facial expressions (none of which is a smile, you’ll note). In addition to the tailored black-and-gray suit and cape, the fully articulated figure also comes with Batarangs, a grappling hook gun and — because he’s Batman — a Kryptonite ring for … y’know, just in case.
If you’ve been searching for more details about Hot Toys’ “movie accurate” Little Groot — c’mon, who hasn’t been? — look no further than Showcase Collectibles’ video showcase, which promises the figure “in action.”
That means a demonstration of the moveable arms, designed to allow you to replicate poses from the meme-launching mid-credits scene from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. There’s also a display of the three interchangeable heads, permitting Groot to be displayed with a smile, a neutral look or “a wide-mouthed grin.”
Sideshow Collectibles, best known for its premium figures, has expanded into limited-edition art prints featuring Marvel and DC Comics properties, and its own Court of the Dead.
Its Premium Art Print line debuts with Gotham Sirens: Poison Ivy by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, Spider-Woman by Scott Forbes, and Kier: Call of the Forsaken Valkyrie by David Palumbo, with upcoming work promised from the likes of Ariel Olivetti, Kris Anka and Fabian Schlaga.
Priced at $79.99, each 18-inch by 24-inch print is hand-numbered, and includes a penciled artist signature and embossed seal of authenticity.
Available for preorder beginning Thursday, the Merc With a Mouth comes equipped with multiple guns, blades, grenades, hands — “jazz hands!” — heads, and speech balloons. Yes, like his comic-book counterpart, this figure breaks the fourth wall.
And if that weren’t enough, the Sideshow Exclusive version includes a flying zombie head. Check out the images below.