Batman and DC Universe Get Unlimited at Retail!
February 17, 2013

Mattel’s latest DC Universe retail offerings have begun to show up on the shelves of brick & mortar and specialty shops nationwide.  Here are the most recent releases!

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DC Unlimited

Current case pack outs deliver 3 X Superman, 2 X Flash, and 1 Hawkman per case, all are New 52 versions of the characters.

The Flash

All lightning effects are removeable.

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Superman

A metallic repaint of the previous and hard-to-find All Star release.

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Hawkman

A really nice reuse of the original’s buck, with several new parts, and lots of attitude.

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Batman Unlimited

The first three figures have hit big box brick & mortar, while the second two have hit specialty shops.

Current case packout is 3 X Batman, 2 X Penguin, and 1 Batgirl per case.

Batman (New 52 Version)

A metallic repaint of the previous and hard-to-find All Star release.

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Penguin (Super Powers Version)

The long-awaited released of the Super Powers version.  Features a newly sculpted head and torso details.

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Batgirl (New 52 Version)

Features a mostly new sculpt, with what appears to be a reused head from previous versions.  Has Hasbro style elbow articulation.  Batarang not included.

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Planet X Batman

A clever mix of old & new parts, he also includes a baseball bat and Bat Mite, who features a new paint scheme and all-new head sculpt.  Currently only showing up at specialty shops.

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Dark Knight Returns Batman

The one we’ve all been waiting for.  This version of Frank Miller’s seminal Batman storyline reuses several parts from their MOTUC He-Man buck.  Includes an all-new batarang taken from the pages of the book.  Currently shipping to specialty shops, he is not surprisingly selling out in record time.

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Thanks for looking, happy hunting everyone!

Captain Collector out.

*Samples reviewed were purchased by the reviewer

 

 

 

 

 

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Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli
A veteran member of the toy journalism community for well over a decade, Steve "Captain Collector" Ceragioli has written for sites like AFT, AF Hub, and Action Figure Insider. Steve moonlights a a professional model & prototype painter in his spare time, which unfortunately he has very little of! Steve collects many of today's toy lines, and he has a massive vintage & modern toy collection.
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