The Diamond Select Toys / Gentle Giant Ltd. wasn’t the only big news from the world of collectibles today, as McFarlane Toys announced that they entered into a agreement with DC to make figures based on some of the iconic superheroes from DC’s massive library.
Starting next year McFarlane Toys will be releasing figures in the 6 – 12 inch range from various DC properties including comics, video games, movies, and more.
I own a few of McFarlane’s products, and the quality, craftmanship, and detail are terrific are terrific so I can’t wait to see what this license will bring.
Full press release is below. All images courtesy of their respective owners.
McFarlane Toys and DC Team Up to Create Collector Figures Starting in 2020
Tempe, Ariz., – February 12, 2019, 2019 – Batman, Superman and the entire roster of DC’s iconic characters have a new place to hang up their capes and cowls. McFarlane Toys, an award-winning toy company, announced today they have entered into a three-year global licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC, to release DC Multiverse collector figures in both mass and specialty retail spaces. Beginning early 2020, McFarlane Toys will bring dozens of the iconic DC comic books, video games and feature films’ near-endless stable of characters to life with 6” – 12” ultra-posable action figures, corresponding accessories and vehicles branded DC Multiverse.
“This partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC will be great fun for my company, and a chance to deliver products that millions of fans of the DC brand have been asking for,” said Todd McFarlane, Owner and CEO of McFarlane Toys. “The DC universe has captivated the world and to be able to play in that ‘sandbox’ now makes me feel like a kid all over again. I can’t wait to see what we can accomplish together.”