Although it’s clear that the look of the Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select Magneto Action Figure isnt inspired by the recently released X-Men: Days of Future Past, the Master of Magnetisms classic and familiar depiction should prove sufficiently mesmeric to fans taken with the big screen return of Marvels uncanny mutants.
The nearly 7.5 tall Marvel Select Magneto figure owes its authentic, comic book appearance to acclaimed toy sculptor, Gabriel Marquez. From the detail in the face to the recognizable elements of the costume, the leader of the Brotherhood of Mutants has been faithfully recreated. The figure’s coloring represents another one of its impressive attributes. Whether molded or painted, the finish is clean and consistent with bold hues and subtle shading that realistically accents the contours of Magneto’s muscular anatomy.
The Marvel Select Magneto figure also brings with it a wide assortment of display options. Whether posed atop the base (sculpted to resemble the rubble of the Xavier Institute) or standing freely, manipulation of the figures 16 points of articulation opens up exciting possibilities for presentation.
Given its masterful depiction of the X-Mens venerable and longstanding villain, Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel Select Magneto Action Figure is an easy must-have for superhero enthusiasts. With its timeless comic book styling and a retail price that hovers in the $30 USD price range, this is another Marvel piece thats bound to have a wide appeal among casual fans and collectors.