The following are the DC Direct and DC Unlimited Solicits for items arriving in stores on or around Sept 2009
BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES
Black Lantern Earth-2 Superman 6.75” h
Blue Lantern Saint Walker 7.25” h
Alpha Lantern Boodikka 6.75” h
Red Lantern Atrocitus 7.25” h
All four figures feature multiple points of articulation and include a display base. The Saint Walker and Atrocitus figures include lantern accessories, and the Boodikka figure comes with a removable face plate.
4-color clamshell blister card packaging. From the pages of 2009’s most anticipated DC Universe event! Advance-solicited; on sale September 30, 2009 * Action Figures * PI
Beware the denizens of Arkham Asylum!
The Caped Crusader and three of his deadliest enemies are collected here in one insane box set.
The four figures, all featuring brand-new colors, are packaged together with a 64-page book featuring stories that offer rare glimpses into the lives of some of the most notorious residents of Gotham City’s home for the criminally insane. Stories included are “Escape” from SHOWCASE ’95 #11, “Workin’ My Way Back to You” from THE BATMAN CHRONICLES #3, “Penguin Dreams” from BATMAN #585 and “Fool’s Errand” from ROBIN #85.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 23, 2009 • Box Set * PI
It’s the figure Wonder Woman fans and 1:6 scale collectors alike have been waiting for!
This classic interpretation of Amazonian Princess Diana Prince is dressed in her classic-style, intricate and authentically detailed costume, including silver- and gold-toned, metal-plated bracelets and tiara, as well as her Lasso of Truth.
Featuring 28 points of articulation, the figure is packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel and includes a display base.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 16, 2009 * Collector figure * $99.99 US
STATUES AND BUSTS
DESIGNED BY CARLOS PACHECO
SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN
The Man of Steel becomes the latest addition to the new HEROES OF THE DC UNIVERSE line of busts!
In one of his most iconic poses, Superman demonstrates his titanic strength! The base of the bust is inspired by Metropolis and complements both the Adam Hughes and Terry Dodson Supergirl Busts from the WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE line.
This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.75” high x 5” wide x 2” deep, is packaged in a 4-color box and is manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 2, 2009 * Bust * $70 US
SCULPTED BY ANDY BERGHOLTZ
The Joker’s go-to gal is the latest character to be added to the popular 1:2 scale bust line!
This bust features Harley Quinn dressed in her classic harlequin jester outfit, which is finely tailored to the cold-cast porcelain bust. And as a special added feature, her pom-pom adorned hat can be posed in a variety of different ways.
Mounted on a museum-style, pedestal display base, this mixed-media piece measures approximately 12” high (to top of head) x 7.75” wide x 5” deep, includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Advance solicited; on sale September 30, 2009 * Bust * $295 US
BASED ON THE ART OF DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
SCULPTED BY JIM McPHERSON
Appearing in black and white, it’s the Caped Crusader as he is seen in one of the most influential
Batman stories of all time, BATMAN: YEAR ONE!
This pose, designed by David Mazzucchelli, was used in one of the original promotional images for the book, and the artist himself was consulted for the production of this statue.
The statue measures approximately 7.75” high x 4.5” wide x 2.75” deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 2, 2009 * Statue * $80 US
THE VINYLIZATION OF THE DC UNIVERSE CONTINUES!
This exciting new version of the Man of Steel is a must-have for collectors of contemporary toy design, as well as fans of Superman.
Three unique versions of Superman are available – the classic version in his traditional blue and red outfit and, based on the popular event “The Death and Return of Superman,” the Cyborg variant and the Kryptonian Life-Suit variant!
Don’t miss out! These toys are extremely limited and once they are sold out, DC Direct will not produce these styles again!In keeping with the tradition of designer toys, rarity of certain incarnations are the norm. The Superman variants (Cyborg and Kryptonian Life-Suit) will be produced in far lower quantities.
These limited-edition vinyl UNI-FORMZ™ Superman figures each feature 12 points of articulation, stand approximately 8” tall and are packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 9, 2009 * Vinyl * PI
FEATURING ART BY MARK STUTZMAN
Take a gamble on some of Gotham City’s most wanted!
This unique poker set includes two standard 4-color, 4-suit, 54-card decks featuring both Arkham Asylum residents and Gotham City heroes, as well as 300 4-color poker chips in the colors of black, blue, gold and gray. The set is presented in a deluxe, locked metal carrying case, which is packaged in a 4-color box. Also included are two keys to unlock the case, five black dice and a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity that appears as a card in the deck!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 23, 2009 * Poker Set * $199 US
WONDER WOMAN MINI NEON SIGN
The adjustable base unit can sit on a tabletop or be mounted to a wall.
Powered by a plug-in, UL-adapter, the sign itself measures approximately 15" wide x 5" high and has a base measuring approximately 5.5” in diameter. Packaged in a 4-color box.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 16, 2009 * Neon Sign * $89.99 US
RESISTANCE ACTION FIGURES
After a valiant struggle to stop the Chimera invasion in Europe, mankind must make its last stand on the shores of the United States. In the highly anticipated follow-up to the best-selling PLAYSTATION®3 game, Resistance 2™ places players in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan Hale as he struggles against overwhelming odds to defend mankind from the unstoppable Chimera. While wrestling with this insidious war machine, Hale must also battle the virus raging inside of his own body that threatens to transform him into the very creatures he fights against.
Chimera Advanced Hybrid • 6” h
Ravager • 7” h
Nathan Hale with Swarmer • 5” h and 2” h x 4” l
Steelhead • 6” h
Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. 4-color clamshell packaging.
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