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TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2009

DC DIRECT

RESISTANCE ACTION FIGURES

After a valiant struggle to stop the Chimera invasion in Europe, mankind must make its last stand on the shores of the United States. In the follow-up to the PlayStation3 game, Resistance 2 places players in the heroic role of Sgt. Nathan Hale as he struggles against overwhelming odds to defend mankind from the unstoppable Chimera. While wrestling with this insidious war machine, Hale must also battle the virus raging inside of his own body that threatens to transform him into the very creatures he fights against.

Includes: Chimera Advanced Hybrid, 6"; Ravager, 7"; Nathan Hale with Swarmer, 5"; and Steelhead, 6".

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. 4-color clamshell packaging.

Price TBA, in stores on Sept. 2.

BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES

Action figures for DC's event of the summer -- the beginning of the "Blackest Night" storyline! Included in this series are Earth-2 Superman, the first member of the lifeless, emotionless, Black Lanterns to be revealed; Boodikka, the veteran corpsman who was among the first to become a member of the Green Lantern Corps' own policing unit, the Alpha Lanterns; Saint Walker, the first member of the Blue Lantern Corps, which champions hope in the universe; and Atrocitus, Abin Sur's killer and the first to utilize the power of blood and rage to become a member of the Red Lantern Corps, which is out to destroy both the Sinestro and Green Lantern Corps!

Includes: Black Lantern Earth-2 Superman 6.75"; Blue Lantern Saint Walker 7.25"; Alpha Lantern Boodikka 6.75"; and Red Lantern Atrocitus 7.25".

All four figures feature multiple points of articulation and include a display base. The Saint Walker and Atrocitus figures include lantern accessories, and the Boodikka figure comes with a removable face plate. Four-color clamshell blister card packaging.

Price TBA, in stores on Sept. 30.

HEROES OF THE DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN BUST

Designed by Carlos Pacheco, sculpted Jean St. Jean.

In one of his most iconic poses, Superman demonstrates his titanic strength! The base of the bust is inspired by Metropolis and complements both the Adam Hughes and Terry Dodson Supergirl Busts from the Women of the DC Universe line. This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.75" high x 5" wide x 2" deep, is packaged in a 4-color box and is manufactured to order.

$70, in stores on Sept. 2.

WONDER WOMAN 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE

This classic interpretation of Amazonian Princess Diana Prince is dressed in her classic-style, intricate and authentically detailed costume, including silver- and gold-toned, metal-plated bracelets and tiara, as well as her Lasso of Truth. Featuring 28 points of articulation, the figure is packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel and includes a display base.

$99.99, in stores on Sept. 16.

UNI-FORMZ: SUPERMAN

Superman is the second character to join the new line of stylized vinyl Uni-Formz. Three unique versions of Superman are available -- the classic version in his traditional blue and red outfit and, based on the popular event "The Death and Return of Superman," the Cyborg variant and the Kryptonian Life-Suit variant!

The Superman variants (Cyborg and Kryptonian Life-Suit) will be produced in far lower quantities.

These limited-edition vinyl Uni-Formz Superman figures each feature 12 points of articulation, stand approximately 8" tall and are packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box.

Price TBA, in stores on Sept. 9.

ARKHAM ASYLUM POKER SET

Art by Mark Stutzman.

This unique poker set includes two standard 4-color, 4-suit, 54-card decks featuring both Arkham Asylum residents and Gotham City heroes, as well as 300 4-color poker chips in the colors of black, blue, gold and gray. The set is presented in a deluxe, locked metal carrying case, which is packaged in a 4-color box. Also included are two keys to unlock the case, five black dice and a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity that appears as a card in the deck!

$199, in stores on Sept. 23.

HARLEY QUINN 1:2 SCALE BUST

Sculpted by Andy Bergholtz.

The Joker's go-to gal is the latest character to be added to the 1:2 scale bust line! This bust features Harley Quinn dressed in her classic harlequin jester outfit, which is finely tailored to the cold-cast porcelain bust. And as a special added feature, her pom-pom adorned hat can be posed in a variety of different ways.

Mounted on a museum-style, pedestal display base, this mixed-media piece measures approximately 12" high (to top of head) x 7.75" wide x 5" deep, includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box.

$295, in stores on Sept. 30.

BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE: BATMAN BY DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI

Based on the art of David Mazzucchelli, sculpted by Jim McPherson.

Appearing in black and white, it's the Caped Crusader as he is seen in one of the most influential Batman stories of all time, Batman: Year One! This pose, designed by David Mazzucchelli, was used in one of the original promotional images for the book, and the artist himself was consulted for the production of this statue.

The statue measures approximately 7.75" high x 4.5" wide x 2.75" deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.

$80, in stores on Sept. 2.

ARKHAM ASYLUM BOX SET

The Caped Crusader and three of his deadliest enemies are collected here in one insane box set. The four figures, all featuring brand-new colors, are packaged together with a 64-page book featuring stories that offer rare glimpses into the lives of some of the most notorious residents of Gotham City's home for the criminally insane. Stories included are "Escape" from Showcase '95 #11, "Workin' My Way Back to You" from The Batman Chronicles #3, "Penguin Dreams" from Batman #585 and "Fool's Errand" from Robin #85.

Price TBA, in stores on Sept. 23.

WONDER WOMAN MINI NEON SIGN

Decorate your home or store with this exciting, affordable neon sign featuring the iconic Wonder Woman logo! The adjustable base unit can sit on a tabletop or be mounted to a wall.

Powered by a plug-in, UL-adapter, the sign itself measures approximately 15" wide x 5" high and has a base measuring approximately 5.5" in diameter. Packaged in a 4-color box.

$89.99, in stores on Sept. 16.



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