Superman’s arch-nemesis Lex Luthor will be joining the DC Collectibles line of New 52 action figures, as revealed in a video blog of their digital sculpting approach. I’m a fan of Lex’s armored look, but I haven’t really been following a lot of DC Comics since the New 52 re-launch – so I’m not really sure if there’s been a definitive armored look for him.
Digital sculpting has likely reduced the cycle times and cost of action figure design, but probably not to the point where we can see figures hit shelves concurrent with the latest comic book looks. They’ve gotten a lot closer though, as evidenced by the New 52 line.
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DC Collectibles has been playing the Spoiler Alert game over the past few days, and have revealed the upcoming New 52 Deathstroke. Seeing it now, it seems obvious, but I was amazed that folks had spotted Deathstroke’s boot in the first shot. By the third teaser, everyone was crying out for old Slade.
Seeing as Deathstroke will be DLC for Arkham Origins, I imagine we’ll see another version of him soon. But it does beg the question: with one successful season on the books, when will we see Deathstroke from the Arrow TV series? How about Arrow action figures, period? Seems right up DC Collectibles’ alley.
The reveal is here! What do you think of this DC Super-Villains Deathstroke Action Figure? Is that what you thought it was?
via DC Collectibles.
Two updates from Mattel – first, for those of you going to San Diego Comic-Con this year, the pre-order window for the Mattel exclusives opens up on Monday next week at 8AM PST for current subscribers (who have Early Access) and Tuesday at 9AM PST for open access for everyone. Here’s the bundle page for the SDCC 2013 voucher sale.
For those of you who can’t make it to the big show, all the exclusives will be offered on MattyCollector.com in early August. And who knows – we might even have some of the Mattel SDCC 2013 exclusives available for a Free Stuff giveaway a little before that. So stay tuned!
2013 San Diego Comic-Con Voucher Sale
6/3 Early Access, 6/4 All Access
If you’re attending 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, this sale allows you to pre-order select Mattel toys and pick them up at the show. No standing in line, no worrying your favorites will sell out – just purchase a voucher and your products will be waiting for you at SDCC! Early Access for subscribers starts 6/3 at 8am PT, with All Access for everyone starting 6/4 at 9am PT. For the full list of products and all the details, click here!
via Matty | News.