Venom and Iron Man have always been popular superheroes loved by the audiences. Now Hot Toys has revealed a Venomized Iron Man Action Figure from the animated series of “Spider-Man: Maximum Venom“. Will the pairwise combination be more popular? How does this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure perform? Let’s take a look!
Based on the “Venomized Iron Man” setting in “Marvel’s Spider-Man animation season 3: Maximum Venom“, Hot Toys and Mr. Khoo Fuk-Lung, a Hong Kong well-known comic artist jointly designed this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure.
According to the official introduction, this work belongs to the Artist Collection series of Hot Toys. As the name suggests, it requires artistic creation. Therefore, based on the setting of the American animated character of Venom Iron Man, Mr. Khoo Fuk-Lung’s personal Hong Kong comics characteristics are incorporated, thus expanding into a new field.
Compared with the image in the animation “Spider-Man: Maximum Venom“.
It is not difficult to find that this action figure does not actually refer to the styling settings in the animation.
There is still a big difference between them in terms of shape and style.
So looking at it this way, Hot Toys’ Venomized Iron Man Action Figure is actually a new original design concept materialization work that breaks through the traditional framework. Although Hot Toys said it will definitely make fans feel quite surprised and innovative, at present, only the name is the same, and the appearance difference is really big, it is really hard to say whether fans like it or not…
This Venomized Iron Man Action Figure‘s size design is also 1/6 scale commonly used by Hot Toys, and the overall height is approx. 35cm. And there are as many as 16 points of articulation, which allows you to display this action figure into many poses.
Just look at the appearance, it is indeed quite wild and domineering.
This venom symbiote shows the look of Iron Man being parasitized by venom, especially the upper right body has been completely swallowed by venom. In order to fit the theme, it is also necessary to highlight some of Iron Man’s characteristics, so the remaining left half of the body and left-hand are depictions of Iron Man armor elements.
The depiction of the left half of the armors is good, the outer armors have worn out depiction and aging-effect painting.
In addition, the outer armors have a large number of symbiont details, showing that the venom symbiont is constantly attaching and extending.
Iron Man’s right leg and foot have been completely swallowed by the venom, and the left leg and foot‘s armors have been climbing by the symbiote. The erosion details on the armors are really good.
The left half of Iron Man has light-emitting mechanisms, you can see that the palm of left hand, arc reactor on the chest, and left eye can all emit light.
Regarding the part of the venom symbiont, the iconic details such as white eye, irregular sharp silver teeth and big tongue are faithfully recreated in this action figure.
On the chest of Venomized Iron Man, in addition to the white spider pattern, Hot Toys also provides three articulated biochemical mechanical pincers outstretched from the chest.
The biochemical mechanical pincers are also equipped with realistic bones and blood coatings. Displays together with the spider pattern on the chest, the three-dimensional impression is very strong.
This Venomized Iron Man Action Figure also comes with interchangeable protruding tongue accessories of different shapes.
The back of this Venomized Iron Man is depicted in good details. In addition to the white spider pattern, explosive muscles have also been highlighted.
By the way, the venom symbiont adopts light black color, which shows a dark purple-blue spectrum under different lighting angles, and the color is rich in layers.
In terms of accessories, Hot Toys’ products have always been relatively rich. In addition to the interchangeable tongue introduced above, this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure also comes with five interchangeable hands and a specially designed character-themed figure base with a graphic card.
At the same time, this action figure also includes an interchangeable newly developed Venom head sculpt. The details are well portrayed, both the eyes details and the texture of the tongue are very good.
This year coincides with an important milestone for the 20th anniversary of the Hot Toys brand, so the quality of this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure is absolutely credible.
The style is indeed unique, if it is not related to the images in the animation “Spider-Man: Maximum Venom”, this action figure is worthy of recognition.
Guys who have the opinions, you can post it in the comments box.
It’s worth mentioning that there is a special edition of this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure provided.
Compared with the Normal version, the special edition will have an extra symbiote sword interchangeable for the right hand.
This symbiote sword is well depicted and looks very domineering.
After replacing it, you can recreate the look of the Venomized Iron Man which turns his right hand into a weapon.
With this symbiote sword, and coupled with the existing accessories, the playability of this Venomized Iron Man Action Figure is richer.
Since Hot Toys has officially obtained the copyright related to Venom,
So the launch of Venomized Iron Man Action Figure was expected.
But the completely newly developed design is really surprising.
Let us just wait and see how sales are!!!
ADDITIONAL DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
Where to buy: Solaris Japan Venomized Iron Man Action Figure
Approximately 35cm tall
Second and Third Quarters of 2022