Dark Horse Direct Hellboy by 1000toys

Dark Horse Direct captured my attention at San Diego Comic-Con last year with its reveal of a comic-based, super-articulated Hellboy in the 6-inch scale from 1000toys. It had been over 12 years since Mezco had produced a much-loved series of comic book Hellboy figures. And with a movie reboot in the works, I easily overlooked the $120 price tag – the most I’ve ever spent on a figure in this scale.

Fast forward to the present. I’ve got the figure in hand. And while Dark Horse has teased a companion Abe Sapien, the movie starring David Harbour bombed, tarnishing the brand and making this Hellboy an expensive, potentially one-off figure. With that in mind, does it live up to the hype and expectations?

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