Hot Toys Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure: From the Shadows to the SpotlightJuly 15, 2019
Hot Toys’ latest Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure is the definitive version of the MCU’s catamount crusader. While long-term fans of Hot Toys’ Movie Masterpiece Series have come to expect the company to deliver collectibles of exceptionally high quality, Black Panther exhibits an exhaustive level of authentic detail that earns our highest recommendation for Marvel superhero fans and discerning action figure collectors.
So, what makes Hot Toys’ Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure stand out amidst so many other exceptional collectibles? For starters, the nearly 12.5”-inch tall figure features a specially crafted brawny physique with over 30 points of articulation, as well as helmeted and uncovered head pieces. The masterfully sculpted ebony and silver headdress comes with interchangeable eyepieces so collectors can easily depict T’Challa with his eyes concealed or exposed. The bare head sculpt features a facial portrait that matches the look of actor Chadwick Boseman with uncanny fidelity.
While the Hot Toys Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure is exceptional from the head up, the rest of the figure is no less remarkable. The figure’s form-fitting black body suit is wildly detailed with tiny textures in the cloth and silver-colored accents. Amazingly, the outfit is imbued with special fabric elements that glow in a purple pattern under special lighting. The effect captures the unique luminescence of the advanced Panther Habit outfit with near screen-accuracy.
Hot Toys’ Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure comes with a satisfying cache of accessories. In addition to the interchangeable heads and eyepieces, the sixth scale collectible comes with seven interchangeable clawed hands (4 left and 3 three right) and a traditional short spear. In an unusual twist, the centerpiece accessory is the specially crafted display stand. The multi-part unit is comprised of a hexagonal base (with the character’s name and film logos) and movie backdrop, as well as a pair of LED-illuminated pillars, which reveal the amethyst glow of Black Panther’s costume. The lighting columns may be powered by (AAA) batteries or via the USB cable that’s included.
Hot Toys’ Black Panther Sixth Scale Figure arrived on the heels of the equally superb, T’Chaka figure (sold separately), which released in late 2018. The company’s portrayal of the MCU’s current Black Panther released in May 2019 at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $259.99 USD.