Thomas returns to Gotham City to review the cool new Batman Who Laughs figure from McFarlane Toys
After their contract ended with Mattel, DC Comics named McFarlane Toys as its toy licensee for its next line of 7-inch figures. The first group of figures was released in January in the US and is now widely available in Europe.
I’ll be reviewing the Collect To Build The Batmobile wave, it includes Nightwing, Batgirl and The Batman Who Laughs. This wave is exclusively based on character’s appearances from the comics DC Rebirth. Every figure comes with a biography card and a basic black stand with the DC comics logo on it.
The Batman Who Laughs also comes with two blades, they used soft plastic. I don’t think it’s really a practical choice, but it’s very often the case with major American figures like this. The soft plastic will often get bent. Though, for now, I have yet to see any bent weapons in this line.
McFarlane Toys have produced a figure just as creepy and scary as the character is in the comics, that devil smile makes all the difference! It’s an all-black outfit but there’s actually a lot more details on it than outfits like Nightwing and Batgirl.
This figure has 22 points of articulation and they gave the coat an “in-motion” effect which is perfect for action poses! It’s a collector’s line and it focuses on articulation and action poseability, which is exactly what a collector’s line should be! However, I hope that in the future, we’ll get interchangeable hands too because considering the quality put on these, they’d benefit extra accessories!
The Batmobile is a small vehicle, it’s not the same scale as these figures, it’s pretty nice and detailed. It’s like a cool bonus for collectors who got the whole wave.
Creep, scary, The Batman Who Laughs is here and he’s worth buying!
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Thomas Storai is the Senior Collectables Correspondent for Future of the Force. He is passionate about Star Wars, Marvel, DC, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and a wide range of movies. Follow him on Twitter @ThomasStorai where he uses the force frequently!