The Hot Toys Nick Fury 1/6th Scale Action Figure: Another Limited Edition Marvel MasterpieceJanuary 15, 2014
Weve already featured the 1/6th scale figure based on S.H.I.E.L.D.s number two agent, Phil Coulson, and now its time to take a look Hot Toys recreation of the furtive organizations top spy. True to its Movie Masterpiece description, the 1/6th scale Hot Toys Nick Fury action figure rests at the lofty summit reserved for the only the best in pop culture and science fiction collectibles.
For starters, the Hot Toys creative team has captured the facial likeness of actor, Samuel L. Jackson as he appeared in The Avengers with uncanny detail. Beyond Furys molded eye patch and signature scar, subtle details like visible pores and gradual variations in the skin tone lend depth and realism to what is already a stunning portrait. Beneath it all is a TrueType action figure body (with over thirty points of articulation) that should facilitate a variety of potential display options.
As with the companys Captain America and Loki figures, its clear that Hot Toys artists have a knack for fabricating 1/6th scale footwear. Nick Furys boots provide yet another example of their remarkable expertise. The rest of Director Furys costume is equally impressive. The shirt, belt, holsters, and trousers feature intricate fabric construction and the faux-leather overcoat is especially well done. That said, the coats tiny snaps arent actually functional and the entire ensemble is so constricting that it limits the figures pose ability to some extent.
As with most 1/6th Hot Toys action figures, Nick Fury comes with a trove of accessories. In addition to the eight interchangeable gloved hands, phone headset, and pistol, the set includes a detailed rocket launcher with a matte black metallic finish and light-up silver case built to hold the miniature Tesseract thats included. A figure stand and placard round out the package.
The Hot Toys 1/6th Scale Nick Fury action figure is one of the companys most impressive limited edition collectibles inspired by The Avengers. Its truly a masterpiece and another must-buy for Marvel fans. See more below.