Hot Toys' Latest Marvel Figure Is Truly Excelsior

Hot Toys’ line of Marvel figures has some truly great standouts, but it’s supported by a line of more reliable “regulars” the company can churn out variants of pretty 50 million Iron Man suits here, 30 million Spider-Man ones there, it’s figures like that that let them do the really fancy stuff. Maybe the next regular should just be Stan Lee cameos?

Hot Toys' Latest Marvel Figure Is Truly Excelsior

Curated via Twitter from Gizmodo’s twitter account….

Being released as a ‘Toy Fair Exclusive’ for 2019—meaning it’ll be a little bit harder to acquire than your usual, also kind of hard to acquire Hot Toys action figure—the 1/6 scale Stan Lee is based on his brief appearances in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, regaling the Watchers with tales of all his prior appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

This isn’t actually the first time Hot Toys has turned its bonkers level of detail to the legendary writer—back in 2015, the company released a figure that was simply just Stan himself, ready to pose and sit in his very own little director’s chair.

The Stan figure replicates his chunky, retro space suit, and comes with a series of swappable hands to pose Stan waving or relaxing on the little hunk of space rock he also comes with.

Hot Toys’ line of Marvel figures has some truly great standouts, but it’s supported by a line of more reliable “regulars” the company can churn out variants of pretty easily. 50 million Iron Man suits here, 30 million Spider-Man ones there, it’s figures like that that let them do the really fancy stuff.

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