For Captain America: The Winter Soldier enthusiasts, the recently available Hot Toys Winter Soldier Sixth Scale Figure is an unequivocal must-have. Arriving on the heels of companys stunning 12-inch figure, the conflicted metal-armed assassin is the second Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series (MMS) figure based on Marvels blockbuster sequel to ship in 2014.
Hot Toys has earned a reputation for delivering exhaustively screen-faithful collectibles and the Winter Soldier Sixth Scale Figure shines as another masterful example of the type of magic that the companys artists seem to wield with dazzling precision. In addition to recreating the Winter Soldiers authentic build with over 30 points of articulation and faux-metal bionic left arm, one of the clear highlights of the figure is the lifelike unmasked portrait of actor Sebastian Stan, as he appeared in the film as Steve Rogers titular nemesis.
Hot Toys seems to have spared few details in replicating the Winter Soldiers costume. In addition to his black trousers, the multi-part ensemble includes a padded immitation leather blouse, boots, a chest harness, riggers belt, and multiple holsters. The tiny straps and clasps are detailed, mostly functional, and exhibit a realistically weathered appearance.
Not surprisingly, Hot Toys Winter Soldier Sixth Scale Figure comes with a robust complement of accessories. In addition to swappable masked and unmasked head sculpts and removable goggles, the Winter Soldier comes with nine interchangeable hands (including four pairs and an extra open right palm) that allow the figure to manipulate the sets cache of miniature weapons. The Winter Soldiers sixth scale arsenal includes a whopping six guns (including three pistols, two machine guns, and a remote disc-bomb launcher), dual knives, a combat spike, and a pair of grenades; each fashioned with remarkable fidelity. As is typical, a figure stand and character nameplate round out the package.
For ardent fans of Marvels Summer 2014 follow-up to Captain America: The First Avenger, Hot Toys superb $239.99 USD Winter Soldier Sixth Scale Figure should prove to be both captivating and splurge-worthy. The figures matchless presentation, scrupulously fashioned costume, and impressive assortment of authentic accessories make it every bit the craveable movie-accurate collectible that debuted for pre-order back in April.