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    Hot Toys Christopher Reeve as SUPERMAN

    You'll believe a man can fly...














    Our affiliate site OneSixthWarriors.com has posted a review on Hot Toys' anticipated Christopher Reeve as Superman 12-inch action figure. Be sure to check out the impressive photos of this figure below and watch as this multi-part review is updated throughout the week.

    Amid high anticipation, Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Superman 12-inch Figure from the 1978 classic superhero film Superman. The movie-accurate Superman collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Christopher Reeve as The Man of Steel, highlighting the authentic head sculpt, movie-accurate costume and figure stage imitating the Fortress of Solitude.

    This set represents Christopher Reeve in the 1978 movie Superman.

    Likeness






    It's been said repeatedly, and it's a point I'd like to underscore again here, as it's a testament to the monumental talent Hot Toys has been able to secure in the creation of their 1:6 figures... in that we unfailingly expect perfection from them. I mean Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum level of quality and likeness. They've set the bar high, and our expectations have risen along with it, sometimes to a point where nothing less than absolute perfection will make us happy. High expectations notwithstanding, I dare to say Hot Toys successfully delivers in the likeness department the majority of the time. In the case of this set, their likeness of Christopher Reeve as Superman is no different, down to the trademark Superman hair curl.

    Film Description originally posted by Gregory A. Sheets @ IMDB
    Unable to convince the ruling council of Krypton that their world will destroy itself soon, scientist Jor-El takes drastic measures to preserve the Kryptonian race: He sends his infant son Kal-El to Earth. There, gaining great powers under Earth's yellow sun, he will become a champion of truth and justice. Raised by the Kents, an elderly farm couple, Clark Kent learns that his abilities must be used for good. The adult Clark travels to Metropolis, where he becomes a mild-mannered reporter for the Daily Planet...and a caped wonder whose amazing feats stun the city: Superman! When the evil Lex Luthor plans to take over the world, Superman is the only one who can stop him.







    Donation to Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
    Hot Toys Limited will be donating a portion of this collectible figure's sales to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The Reeve Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. Hot Toy's hopes to contribute to the foundation and the injured through the enjoyment of collectible figures.

    For more about the organization, please visit: http://www.christopherreeve.org

    Parts and Pieces Included








    The Superman Sixth Scale Figure features:

    Authentic and detailed, hand-painted likeness of Christopher Reeve as Superman in the Superman movie
    Realistic facial expression with detailed wrinkles and texture
    Detailed hair sculpture
    Stands approximately 30 cm tall
    Newly sculpted muscular body with over 30 points of articulation with extra muscular upper body, neck and chest
    Three (3) pairs of interchangeable palms including:
    One (1) pair of relaxed palms
    One (1) pair of fists
    One (1) pair of palms for fighting
    One (1) set of Superman costume including one-piece blue costume with Superman logo in chest, yellow belt, red shorts and red cape
    One (1) pair of red boots
    Fortress of Solitude themed figure stage
    Figure stand with Superman nameplate and movie logo
    Sideshow Exclusive: Kryptonite neck chain.

    Be sure to check out the images here and check back to our affiliate site OneSixthWarriors.com for more on this figure!



















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