John Ary here with a quick look at a few action figure lines that are making headlines this week... As always click on the photos for an embiggened version and for more info follow the pre-order links...
1/6 SCALE LEBRON JAMES FROM ENTERBAY
Congrats to NBA MVP Lebron James for winning his second championship in a row. How will you celebrate? How about by playing with a 13-inch deluxe action figure that bears your likeness? Enterbay has posted new pics on its Facebook account of The Akron Hammer in toy form. It will feature two different hand-painted head sculpts, a tattooed body with 40 points of articulation, a home team uniform, 5 pairs of interchangeable hands, his signature headband, a Spalding basketball that can magnetically be held using a special set of hands, a figure stand and more. He will make his way to the court in August or you can preorder him here.
HALO 4 SERIES 2 FROM McFARLANE TOYS
McFarlane Toys has been making Halo action figures for awhile now, but its upcoming wave will include a very special feature for the first time ever. Every figure in series 2 will come with a unique code to unlock exclusive in-game content. The company has just revealed what special virtual items will come with characters in the series.
- Master Chief – Unlocks the “Riptide” weapon skin for Assault Rifle
- Elite Ranger – Unlocks the “Chill” weapon skin for Storm Rifle
- Storm Jackal – Unlocks the “Engage” weapon skin for Covenant Carbine
- Spartan Scout (Rust) – Unlocks the “Toxic” skin for Scout armor
- Spartan CIO (Violet) – Unlocks the “Ruin” skin for C.I.O. armor
- Spartan CIO (Steel/Green) – Unlocks the “Bones” weapon skin for DMR
- Didact – Unlocks the “Refractive” skin for Venerator armor
- Didact – Unlocks the “Refractive” skin for Supressor weapon as well
Look for this wave to release in September. AVENGERS ASSEMBLE WAVE 1 FROM HASBRO