Mattel’s 12″ General Zod from Superman The Movie
December 22, 2009

 

Manufacturer: Mattel

Release Date: December 15th 2009

Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive

Packaging: Boxed (with outer mailer box)

Accessories:

  • 2 “Crude Noisemaker” weapons
  • Extra hands
  • Stand

Scale: 12"

Sculpted By: Mattel’s In House Team

Notes: All kneel before Zod! Straight from the classic movie Superman II comes this truly incredible version of the wicked-to-the-core, and ultimately doomed, General Zod. This highly-articulated 12" figure arrives dressed in a film-accurate cloth replica of his uniform, complete with accessories


 

THE PACKAGE

Zod's Mailer Box Front of PackageBack of Package

Side of Package Side of Package

The package is the same design as the 12" Ghostbusters package with the slide out accessory tray.  The interior package design has Zod standing in the center of the Oval Office in the White House and the slide out tray looks like a bookcase.

THE FIGURE

Zod Front Zod SideZod Back

Zod Face

ACCESSORIES

 

Flight Stand Flight Stand

Gun Accessory Gun Accessory

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!

KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!Taking a punch

Flight Punch Superman Defeated!

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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3 Comments »

  • demoncat says:

    Mattel nailed Terrance likeness to a a tea. they need to go and get the okay if they do not already to complete the set and do Ursa and Nod . plus Chris Reeves that is if their DC linces includes movie superman

  • TRDouble says:

    Nice! Red costume parts or not, I will be ordering Zod tomorrow. I’ve been waiting for this figure since 1978 too and I will not be denied!

  • SUPERMANLOVER says:

    I love seeing pictures of Superman being destroyed, degraded, humiliated and beaten

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