A couple of days ago the Figures Toy Company announced The World’s Greatest Heroes series 1 figures and now they are announcing a whole bunch more! In the latest Figures Toy Co Press Release they announced Retro 8 and 12 inch Action Figures based on Dukes of Hazzard, Batman TV Series, Retro Batman, Tarzan, Evel Knievel, Conan The Barbarian, Dallas TV Series, Gilligan’s Island and even a Talking Barack Obama figure!
The Figures Toy Company is known for their success with KISS action figures and now with everyone jumping on the classic Batman train, I’m sure they will have success with him as well. Take a look at the complete press release from Figures Toy Co below.
Figures Toy Company to Release Retro 8 and 12 inch Action Figures based on Batman TV Series, Retro Batman, Dukes of Hazzard, Evel Knievel, Conan The Barbarian, Tarzan, Dallas TV Series, Gilligan’s Island and a Talking Barack Obama figure
Tampa, Fl- 4-16-13
Figures Toy Company, after having success with KISS action figures is proud to be introducing the following new action figure lines: “Batman 1966 Classic TV Series”, “Retro 8 Inch Batman”, “Dukes of Hazzard”, “Evel Knievel”, “Conan The Barbarian”, “Tarzan”, “Dallas TV Series” and “Gilligan’s Island”. These figures will have cloth clothing, 16 points of articulation and accessories. Figures Toy Company will also introduce a talking President Barack Obama 7 inch figure.
Batman 1966 Classic TV Series
CFO Anthony Balasco states, “It has been my understanding that the collectors community would enjoy collecting retro 8 inch and 12 inch action figures based on the “Batman 1966 Classic TV Series”. When we saw that the rights were settled between the involved party’s we immediately became interested in acquiring the license”. We are proud to say that the collectors will be able to enjoy a vast selection of characters that have never been available before. Our head sculpts will look life like and the cloth costumes will be highly detailed. Series 1 will include Batman, Robin, The Riddler & The Joker. Future series will include The Penguin, Catwoman, Dick Grayson, Bruce Wayne, Egghead, King Tut, Mr. Freeze, Shame, Bookworm, Mad Hatter, Batman (with removable cowl), Robin (with removable mask), The Joker in prison baseball outfit, The Joker in opera outfit, & The Joker in grey suit. All Batman 1966 Classic TV Series figures will be available in both 8 inch & 12 inch starting early Fall 2013. All of our Batman 1966 Classic TV Series are exclusively sculpted by “The Farrow” Danny Anniello.
Batman Retro Action Figures
These action figures are exact reproductions of the original ones that were produced by Mego Corp back in the 1970’s. Series one will include Batman, Robin, The Riddler & The Joker. Future series will include Penguin, Catwoman, Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, Batgirl and even more characters that Mego never released. Available in 8 inch only.
Dukes of Hazzard Action Figures
These action figures are based upon the Classic TV Series. Series 1 will include Bo & Luke Duke, Rosco & Boss Hogg. Future series will include Daisy Duke, Uncle Jesse, Cooter, Cletus Hogg, Enos & more. Available in both 8 inch & 12 inch.
Evel Knievel Action Figures
These action figures are based upon two different time periods in Evel Knievel’s career. The first is from his Snake River Canyon River jump in 1974, and the second is from his Wembley Stadium Jump in 1975. Available in both 8 inch & 12 inch. All of our Evel Knievel action figures are exclusively sculpted by “The Farrow” Danny Anniello.
Conan The Barbarian, Solomon Kane & Kull The Conqueror Action Figures
These action figures are based upon the comic book series by Robert E. Howard. Conan The Barbarian is an exact replica of the original action figure that was released by Mego. Both Solomon Kane & Kull The Conqueror are Figures Toy Company originals. All three will be available in 8 inch only. Solomon Kane and Kull action figures will be exclusively sculpted by “The Farrow” Danny Anniello.
Retro Tarzan & Jane Action Figures
Tarzan is an exact reproduction of the one that Mego released, while Jane is a Figures Toy Company original. Available in 8 inch only.
Dallas TV Series Action Figures
These action figures are based upon the Classic TV Series. The series will include JR Ewing action figures in two different styles: “Oil Tycoon” and “Who Shot JR”. Available in 12 inch only.
Gilligan’s Island Action Figures
These action figures are based upon the Classic TV Series. This series will include Gilligan & Skipper. Available in 12 inch only.
President Barack Obama Talking 7 inch Action Figure
This vinyl action figure has three different sayings that are activated when you push his legs together.
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About Figures Toy Company
Figures Toy Company was started back in 1989 by Anthony Balasco who sold collectible toys through print catalogs, print ads and direct selling at collectible toy shows. In 1998, Anthony partnered with Steve Sandberg and obtained the licensees to manufacture Replica Wrestling Belts. Figures Toy Company now manufactures WWE, WCW, ECW Replica Wrestling Belts, 8 inch Retro Type action figures and continues to work on product directly aimed at the collectible consumer.
You may have never heard of Figures Toy Company before, but it looks like they are going to be getting some pretty great licenses. You can follow them on Facebook or Twitter to get the latest information on when you can pre-order these figures. You can already pre-order the Mego style “World’s Greatest Heroes” figures directly from them for $24.99 each.