Friday, September 14, 2012

The Avengers 3.75" Assault Squad Nick Fury

And now back to your regular feature. Here's the 3.75" Assault Squad Nick Fury from the Avengers movie line. 

The first thing you'll notice about this figure is the torso. Its very different to what Nick Fury wore in the movie. The silver detail sticks out. It might have been passable if it were fully black but even so the vest is too bulky. The headsculpt is pretty good. I think the IM2 version is better though. And I prefer the colour of his skin on that piece. I think the best thing about this figure is the trenchcoat. Love it. Its leathery like, and it looks far neater than the soft goods kind. And it doesn't simply just fall at his sides, its a little windswept to his right. A downside though is that it causes the figure to fall backwards. 

Comparison between the two movie Nick Furys.

Tried a simple head swap. The head is a little too big but he still looks pretty good. 

The trenchcoat is removeable. You can see that the majority of the figure reuses parts of Winter Soldier from the Captain America:The First Avenger line.

He comes with a rifle and a pistol. The grip of the rifle in his right hand is rather loose despite him having a sculpted trigger finger.

There's also the anti-tank missile launcher. I quite like it. Its something I can see him using. He's not able to hold it properly with two hands. I got a defective accessory, the missile doesn't catch in the launcher.

Articulation. He's got a ball joint neck, ball hinge shoulders, swivel hinge elbows, torso pivot, ball hinge hips, thigh swivel, double jointed knees and ankle swivel and hinge. He can't kneel properly due to his trenchcoat.

I tried out the trenchcoat on the IM2 Nick Fury and the Red Skull. The detail on Nick Fury's sleeves spoils the look otherwise it'll work. The trenchcoat suits the Red Skull fine, you just need to paint his sleeves. 

Some comparison shots.

Avengers Assemble!

I got this figure a couple of weeks back. He's not easy to find. However, if you don't already own majority of the figures, you might want to consider picking up the 3.75" Avengers movie 8-pack which is now available in Toys R Us. Thanks for viewing! 

1 comment:

Kim Dubuisson said...

We need this one.
Great find!!!!