Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Green Lantern Movie 4" Kilowog

I don't really like the look of the Green Lantern movie figures. If I buy any, it'll probably be for the construct or accessory. Which is the reason why I picked up Kilowog. More on that a little further down.

The packaging is nice. Its shaped like a lantern and is bright and attractive.   

Thinking of using the card as a prop or backdrop. It has the Green Lantern logo and their oath is printed around it.

I think the figure is a good representation of how Kilowog will appear in the movie. I like his head, think it was well sculpted. Good paint too. Aside from that, I don't like the rest of him. I'm probably just too used to his comic and cartoon appearance. He's got no neck and looks hunchback. His body reminds me of Swamp Thing. The muscles look a mess to me, and it looks like folded skin on his legs.         

The figure has only basic articulation. The best pose for him I think would be a Zangief style clothesline.

The figure I got has very loose legs and I had problems getting him to stand. The DCIH stands come in handy.

A shot of Kilowog and other similar scale figures. He's of a decent size.

Now on to his accessory. On its own it doesn't look like much, we can maybe use it as a chunk of kryptonite. The good thing about it is you can attach various constructs from other figures to it, hence its called an energy blast "adaptor". 

I would love to demonstrate this properly, but I'm not paying near US$20 a figure just for the constructs. Yeah, that's how much these are going for at local retail. I'm going to wait for some discounts before considering any more purchases. Anyway, here's an enlarged pic of the back of the card to illustrate its usefullness.

And I found this out on the net, the adaptor can also be used with figures of other scales. Its quite loose on JLU figures but it fits well on DCUC.

A roleplay power ring is included with the figure. Its too small for adults but it should be great for kids. Nice detail.    

The 4" movie figures are pretty crappy. I think most collectors wouldn't give them a second look if not for the constructs. Kilowog can hang around for now. 

1 comment:

Super-Duper ToyBox said...

Yeah, I've looked, but bout none so far... maybe later. Kilowog here looks cool, though