Adam West and Henry Cavil will soon be immortalized with 18-inch action figures based on their superhero roles. The classic TV Batman will feature over 20 points of articulation, a functioning utility belt, interchangeable hands and judging by this prototype pic a cloth cape. He’ll release in August or you can preorder him here
. Cavil’s Man of Steel
figure will feature 30 points of articulation and a cloth cape. Look for him to fly onto toy shelves in June or you can preorder him here
UPDATED 5-3-13 with new batarang pic of Adam West as Batman.
NECA posted some new pics of it’s upcoming 18.25-inch tall Mark VII action figure. Tony Stark’s armor from The Avengers
will get the deluxe figure treatment with over 25 points of articulation, and LED lights in the eyes, chest, and palms. This Avenger will only have a limited run of 7,500 pieces. Look for it in May or preorder here
NECA has picked up the movie license to Disney’s The Lone Ranger and has a couple of action figure lines planned for Tonto, Silver and the masked hero. The 7-inch line will sport multiple points of articulation and accessories, while the 1/4 scale line figures will stand 18-inches high with 20 points of articulation. These will ride into toy stores in May.
NECA will release a new 1/4 scale Captain America
action figure later this month. After that, we can expect more heroic 18-inch tall toys from several different eras. Going all the way back to 1966, NECA
will immortalize Adam West with a new Batman. Fast forwarding to the 80′s, we’ll also get a Michael Keaton version of the Caped Crusader. For fans of The Avengers, Iron Man will also get the 1/4 scale treatment, just like his buddy Cap.