The crew over at BIG Chief Studios is heading straight for your nostalgia with a new line of 1:6th scale figures based on the iconic ‘Flash Gordon’ film from 1980! So far the only figures revealed are 1:6 scale Flash Gordon and Ming The Merciless, but additional characters like Prince Barin and Prine Vultan are anticipated to follow soon after the initial figure offerings. These 12″ figures are due to hit stores this May! There will also be a line of ‘Flash Gordon’ Character Mini Busts released later in the year. Check the full release for these new 1:6 scale ‘Flash Gordon’ figures!
Earthlings who will you collect next?
BIG Chief Studios Ltd. is proud to announce a licensing deal with Hearst Holdings, Inc., King Features Syndicate Division, via Allsorts Licensing to produce a range of high-end collectables based on the cult classic 1980 movie Flash Gordon.
Initial product offerings will include highly detailed Sixth Scale Character Replica Figures of the key characters. Fans will be able to pre-order the first two figures: Flash Gordon – Saviour of the Universe and Ming the Merciless – Emperor of Mongo, from May. The line will be further expanded with figures of fan favourites Prince Vultan and Prince Barin, plus other characters to be announced.
In addition to the replica figures BIG Chief will also release a range of Character Mini Busts, which will offer striking portraits of key characters and the fantastical environments of Mongo.
BIG Chief managing director Mark Andrews said, “We are thrilled to have agreed rights with King Features for such a beloved cult classic. The adventures of Flash Gordon were the inspiration and template for so many sci-fi TV shows and movies. We are thrilled to be working alongside King Features on Flash Gordon in time for it’s 40th Anniversary in 2020.”
Flash Gordon is a 1980 science fiction film based on the King Features comic strip of the same name created by Alex Raymond. Directed by Mike Hodges and produced by Dino De Laurentiis, the film starred Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Topol, Max von Sydow, Timothy Dalton, Brian Blessed and Ornella Muti.
With a camp style similar to the 1960s TV series Batman, in an attempt to appeal to fans of the original comics and serial films. The film is notable for its soundtrack composed, performed and produced by the rock band Queen. The film has since gained a significant cult following.
Super7 Is Back in ReAction
Few toylines are quite as enjoyable to watch grow as Super7’s ‘ReAction Figures’. The line gives us all new figures based on the stylized look based on the original Kenner ‘Star Wars’ figures! This week Super7 is preparing to debut several new waves in their ReAction figures line including new items from ‘The Worst’ and ‘Masters Of The Universe’! You can check out the full release info and images from Super7 below!
You never forget your first Worst… They’re back! Super7’s original gang of The Worst is back for a limited time in these fancy new recolors: Batula! Black Falcon! Gas Phantom! Robot Reaper! Snake Tut! X-2 (The Unknown)! It wasn’t so long ago that this first wave of The Worst captured the imaginations of trouble makers everywhere. They’ve been gone… but not forgotten! Now they’re back… for now. There are good guys. There are bad guys. And then there are…“The Worst”! This will be a limited edition release that drops next Wednesday (4/17) only from Super7.
Out next week: The Cosmic Ghoul Warrior returns as the Super7 x Killer Bootlegs collaboration continues with the Maroon Horned King Phantom Starkiller 3.75″ ReAction Figure! This will be a limited edition release in the Super7 webstore next Wednesday (4/17). Please set your alarms and alerts!
Masters of the Universe ReAction Variable Variants
Arriving next week: The Super7 ReAction Figure World welcomes more Masters of the Universe with the Variable Variants! Test your Eternian Expertise with the most powerful deep cuts in the universe! Who knows where each of these colorways comes from?! The latest assortment includes Hordak, Man-At-Arms, Mer-Man, Ram Man, and Teela in exclusive colorways inspired by different sources in the MOTU World. This will be a Limited Edition one-time release that will drop next Wednesday (4/17) only in the Super7 webstore. Stinkor is also in the mix but will arrive later in the near future.
OMG! The Slime has turned He-Man into a Slime Monster! This horrific scenario comes to haunt the Super7 ReAction Figure line with the clear slime green He-Man 3.75″ ReAction Figure. AAAARGH! This will be a limited edition release that drops next Wednesday (4/17) only from Super7.