Up Close with the McFarlane Toys Daryl Dixon with Chopper Deluxe Boxed SetNovember 5, 2014
McFarlane Toys has crafted a hearty catalog of collectibles based AMCs popular television series, The Walking Dead. Adding to the companys extensive line-up of action figures teeming with multiple versions of the principal characters and a host of menacing zombie and human foes is the McFarlane Toys Daryl Dixon with Chopper Deluxe Boxed Set.
As with prior releases, McFarlane Toys has once again done justice to The Walking Deads fan-favorite survivalist. The Daryl Dixon with Chopper Deluxe Boxed Set comes with a detailed figure that stands just over 5 inches tall. In addition to nearly 25 points of articulation, the miniature Daryl features a faithfully rendered head sculpt and portrait of actor, Norman Reedus, and boasts a bevy of authentic details that Walking Dead devotees are certain to appreciate. Daryls sculpted angel wings vest is authentically re-created as is the hole in the knee of his trousers and the rag in his back pocket. Theres a bit of variability in the paint application throughout but the finish is realistic and generally well done.
The real highlight of the McFarlane Toys Daryl Dixon with Chopper Deluxe Boxed Set is the accessories. In addition to an all-new wieldable crossbow (with a sling) and hunting knife and sheath, the centerpiece of this premium pack is Daryls (formerly his brother Merles) black chopper. As the first vehicle in the McFarlane Toys Walking Dead line, the miniature motorcycle shows a remarkable level of detail. Measuring roughly 6.5 inches in length and standing nearly 4.5 high. Noteworthy details include a retractable kickstand, removable saddlebags and a front mount for Daryls crossbow. In addition, a flat disc permanently molded to the rear tire can be rotated into position to stabilize the bike and facilitate static display and posing with the figure.
For the horde of fans with a soft spot for The Walking Deads steely-eyed Southern zombie slayer, the McFarlane Toys Daryl Dixon with Chopper Deluxe Boxed Set is a clear must have and makes for the perfect addition to the companys superb released earlier in 2014. Interested collectors can grab this craveable set at or near its retail price of $39.99 USD (MSRP).