Batman and Black Adamtwo of the characters from DC Comics of more rabid actuality thanks to its different adaptations are always a claim for fans of collecting. He Dark Knight He is, for obvious reasons, one of the best-known and most popular superheroes thanks to his comics, movies, animated series, and video games. For his part, Black Adam arrived at the cinema at the end of last year from the hand of a superstar like dwayne johnson, catapulting the DC anti-hero to the front lines of the DCEU. and thanks to McFarlane Toys next to bandai namco we can enjoy two imposing figures at the best price, with the 30th anniversary edition of Batman The Animated Series and the reproduction to scale of the cinematographic version of Black Adam. Both are available at the best price on the official website of Banpresto.
This is what Jim Lee’s imposing Black Adam looks like
Black Adamuntil the arrival of the film starring dwayne johnson, was a DC character quite unknown to the general public. Born as an ancient Egyptian antihero or villain in the pages of The Marvel Family In 1945, it was not until the 1970s that the fearsome Black Adam -also known as Teth Adam- was established as the antagonist of Captain Marvel/Shazam and the marvel family. Over the years, Black Adam gained favor with DC Comics fans, to the point of sharing stories with other great superheroes such as Superman in comics of the Justice Society of America, Infinite Crisis either 52among many others.
And after years of trying to bring DC’s anti-hero to the big screen, finally in 2022 we had the opportunity to enjoy Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam, a character that is perfectly recreated in this figure from McFarlane Toys which we present to you below. It is a faithful reproduction of the conceptual art created by the artist of DC Comics Jim Lee that he made on the occasion of the film adaptation of the character. a figure of 30 centimeters height made of PVC -not articulated- and that remains suspended in the air thanks to a metal rod conveniently concealed by the cape and fixed to a generous base with the film’s logo.
The general appearance of the Black Adam figure recreates very well the imposing aspect of Dwayne Johnson characterized as he appears in the film, from the suit to the actor’s face. It shows the appearance the character wears for most of the film, i.e. his standard dark outfit with gold bracelets, boots, and belt, along with the large lightning bolt on the torso in the same hue. To all this we must add the fixed cape -also made of PVC- that is attached to the back with wind effect. In addition, the suit presents the characteristic rough texture that is observed in the film together with the different design patterns of it, highlighting its already striking musculature.
For his part, he dwayne johnson face It is very accomplished and the actor is recognized with a simple glance, yes, with the blank eyes after unleashing all his power. At the painting level, it also presents a great finish with a precise application of the colors in the different parts of the body and face and a fully textured layer.
Batman The Animated Series 30th Anniversary
The second of the DC figures belonging to McFarlane Toys that we bring you belongs to one of the best-known comic book characters in history and that has transcended all media to become an icon of popular culture: Batman. And it is not just any version of the Dark Knight, but rather a fantastic reproduction of Batman from the mythical animated series of the 90s. Thus, Batman The Animated Series 30th Anniversary It arrives as an articulated figure of about 18 centimeters that reproduces the animated version of the well-remembered television series, in a version of the line Gold Label from McFarlane Toys which includes several interchangeable accessories and an exhibitor that simulates the iconic promotional image of Batman The Animated Series, with LED lighting included.
At this point it is not necessary to introduce Batman, one of the most popular comic book characters; although we can stop momentarily in the version of the Dark Knight that concerns us, which is none other than that of Batman The Animated Series. Created in 1992 by Bruce Timm and Eric Radomsky, the series quickly became a phenomenon, being one of the best valued Batman animated products for its marked adult tone and its characteristic staging; remained on the air until 1995 with a total of 85 episodes.
And what better way to remember such a celebrated and award-winning animation series than with a figure that celebrates its 30th anniversarya reproduction to scale that represents the quirky artistic design from the series with his exaggerated proportions and absolutely iconic costume colours. Thus, this reproduction of Batman has a good number of joints so that everyone can pose their Batman as they want: limbs, knees, feet, elbows, torso and even head. In addition, it comes with a set of extra accessories, among which are a batarangthe hook gun and a pair of interchangeable hands to be able to hold said accessories.
The colors of the suit could not be more classic, with a good part of the body in light grey and the rest of the elements such as the gloves and bracelets, the boots, the mask or the imposing flying cape in black, with the interior of it in blue and various touches of the same color in the dark parts of the body. Although the great protagonist of this Batman The Animated Series figure is the exhibitor which is included, with a reproduction of the skyline of Gotham City and its neo retro architecture punctuated by the characteristic contrasts of the series. In addition, Batman is strategically placed in front of a lightning that can light up via two LEDs on violet color, giving the whole a sensational appearance. The LED lighting has two positions, one fixed and one that turns on at the press of a button. Finally, it also includes a small base to place Batman without the display stand, as long as space is an issue.