#NECA Surprises Fans With New 7″ DC Comics Movie Action Figures
October 29, 2015

NECA Toys dropped a bomb on fans today when they announced a new line of 7″ Action Figure pack-ins in partnership with Warner Brothers Home Video.   Much like the movie accurate black costume 1989 Michael Keaton Batman 7″ action figure that was released last year with the Diamond Edition of the Batman DVD, these figures of Chris Reeve Superman from Superman the Movie, Adam West as the 1966 Batman and Heath Ledger as the Joker from The Dark Knight, these figures along with two new Extreme HeroClix figures will come with a selection of Warner Brothers DVDs.   These bundles include movies like Man of Steel, Batman, Batman Forever, Batman And Robin , Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and Lego Batman the Movie: DC Super Heroes Unite.

These figure/DVD sets will also be available in select stores at Toys R Us, as well as the Warner Brothers Ebay Store.  The pre-sale on the Chris Reeve Superman is currently sold out, but some additional stock may show up again on line soon.

The official in-store street date for this is 11/7 but some people have reported finding them already.  See below for more details:

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Power up your DVD collection with exclusive figures from #NECA and #WizKids!

Get a specially marked DVD and save 50% on:

Superman (Christopher Reeve) – 7” Action Figure
Batman (Adam West) – 7” Action Figure
The Joker (Heath Ledger) – 7” Action Figure
#Batman Extreme HeroClix Figure
#Superman Extreme #HeroClix Figure

ONLY AVAILABLE in select Toys”R”Us stores and online in the Warner Bros. Entertainment eBay store. —> http://neca.io/1Wi2Sbf

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– 7″ Scale Action Figure – Superman (Christopher Reeve)

We still believe a man can fly… Decades after its release, Christopher Reeve’s iconic portrayal of Superman in the 1978 movie remains the definitive version. Working closely with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and Warner Bros, we are deeply honored to bring the hero as generations have known him to our 7” scale line. The Superman action figure features the authorized likeness of Christopher Reeve, tailored soft fabric cape and interchangeable hands. Highly poseable and movie-accurate, this is a must-have for fans of every age. Collector-friendly window box packaging.

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– 7″ Scale Action Figure – Joker (Heath Ledger)

Why so serious? The arrival of the Joker in our 7″ scale action figure line is cause to celebrate! Based on Heath Ledger’s haunting portrayal of the Joker in 2008’s The Dark Knight, this detailed new figure features an authorized likeness and comes with knife, pistol, and machine gun accessories. Collector-friendly window box packaging.

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– 7″ Scale Action Figure – Batman (Adam West)

For nearly 50 years the Batman television series has delighted audiences, and for several generations of fans, Adam West is THE Batman. We grew up with his iconic version of Batman and are proud to present this 7″ tall poseable action figure featuring Adam West’s likeness, two pairs of hands, and Batarang and walkie-talkie accessories. Comes in collector-friendly window box packaging.

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– Extreme HeroClix

Introducing Extreme HeroClix from WizKids! Play your favorite Gotham and Metropolis heroes in a Megalithic battle against evil and display these statue quality models amongst your cherished collection. Each Extreme HeroClix figure is 6.25 inches tall, and comes on a 3 inch HeroClix dial. Add these monumental figures to your collection today!

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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