Since his first appearance as Batmans youthful counterpart over seventy years ago, Robin has seen numerous iterative design changes. From his early comic book debut to his more recent screen appearances, the Boy Wonder has borne a wide variety of alter egos and costumes. Fan preferences may vary, but the 1960s Batman TV series has been credited with introducing one of the most popular and endearing versions of the character of all time. Now, thanks to the recently released Hot Toys Robin Sixth Scale Figure, collectors can finally own a screen accurate reproduction of the junior caped crusader captured with all of the lovable ‘60s camp faithfully intact.
Perhaps the most stunning attribute of the Hot Toys Robin Sixth Scale Figure is the thoroughly uncanny likeness of actor, Burt Ward. From the fit of the mask and the familiar facial features, to the matchless crime-fighting physique, Robins look is as painstakingly authentic as any figure Hot Toys has produced. The red cloth tunic has been masterfully recreated, as have the utility belt, form-fitting tights, and shimmering folds of his canary yellow cape.
The Hot Toys Robin Sixth Scale Figure features over thirty points of articulation that can be put to use with its assortment of extras. In addition to the figure stand (emblazoned with the Batman logo), there are ten interchangeable gloved hands that enable a variety of poses and allow the 11.25 tall replica of the junior Ace Crime-fighter to grasp the sets intricately detailed miniature Bat-cuffs, Bat-radio, and Batarang. Given the level of detail, it’s evident that Hot Toys’ artist set out with the aim of gratifying the very particular and discerning fan base.
For ardent devotees of the 1960s Batman movie and television series, the Hot Toys Robin Sixth Scale Figure will likely have irresistible appeal. With all of the detail and faithful styling befitting one of DC Comics most iconic superhero counterparts and a manufacturers suggested retail price below $200 USD, its likely to be another one of Hot Toys holy must-haves for collectors.