Sideshow pre-orders begin September 24...

UPDATE 9-18: Sideshow Collectibles announces that they will be handling domestic distribution of Hot Toys' new MMS110 Iron Man Mark III - Battle Damaged Version. Pre-orders begin with the launch of their newsletter, September 24th.

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As sneak peeked late la month, Hot Toys will be adding a new 1:6 scale Iron Man action figure to their growing Movie Masterpiece collection.

Donning his MARK III red and gold armor, this new Battle Damaged version will feature:

* Metal-like painting with scratches finishing
* Light-up glowing eyes and Micro ARC reactor on chest (battery operated)
* Expendable wrist gauntlet (as shield)
* Ejective shoulder mounted micro munitions pod
* Retractable countermeasure dispenser
* Fully deployed Air Flaps at back of the armor with built-in metal flaps
* Re-engineered Air Brake deployment system
* Working forearms rocket
* Two interchangeable chest armors
* Seven pieces of interchangeable hands, including light up replusor palms
* Damaged helmet as accessory
* Alternate heads:
- Authentic likeness of Robert Downey Jr. as TONY STARK, in damaged helmet with removable mask
- Non-damaged Iron Man helmet with light-up eyes function
* Deluxe Iron Man figure base
Fans can look forward to this new Iron Man figure 4th Quarter 2009- 1st Quarter 2010.