Probably one of the more niche figures from Mezco, as goes their One:12 Collective, Diabolik is pretty neat. For fans of the character, it could be a must have.
I have no idea who Diabolik is. I first saw the figure at a NY Toy Fair a while back, and he looked cool enough, but the fact remanded I had no clue who he is. If you’re in that same camp, then you might want to read through the little piece of preview text that Mezco sent over to us.
Raised as an orphan on the secret island hideout of a criminal organization, Diabolik became a master of disguise – crafting lifelike masks that allow him to assume virtually any identity. Specializing in grandstand burglaries, the super criminal keeps the loot all to himself.
Gotta say that’s pretty cool. Diabolik hails from an Italian comic book series created back in the 60’s, created by the sister act of Angela Giussani and Luciana Giussani. It’s a beloved book, that’s even spawned a movie. And while he doesn’t have a huge name here in the States, he has had a cartoon series on Fox Kids.
As for the figure, he’s pretty much a spot-on copy of the comic version. He comes with a ton of accessories, and that’s always a nice thing to see in a One:12’er. Expect Diabolik to ship out in the late summer, 2019 time frame.
THE ONE:12 COLLECTIVE DIABOLIK FIGURE FEATURES:
- One:12 Collective body with over 30 points of articulation
- Two (2) head portraits
- Hand painted authentic detailing
- Approximately 16cm tall
- Eight (8) interchangeable hands
- One (1) pair of fists (L&R)
- One (1) pair of posing hands (L&R)
- One (1) pair of knife holding hands (L&R)
- One (1) pair of knife throwing hands (L&R)
- Fitted bodysuit
- Wrist sheaths
- Left thigh sheath
- One (1) backpack with hinge
- One (1) pair of night-vision goggles (fits on masked head)
- One (1) Imperial egg
- Two (2) suction cup climbers
- One (1) diamond
- One (1) wrist watch (removable)
- One (1) combat knife (fits into thigh sheath)
- Two (2) throwing daggers (fits into forearm sheath)
- One (1) One:12 Collective display base with logo
- One (1) One:12 Collective adjustable display post
Each One:12 Collective Diabolik figure is packaged in a collector friendly box, designed with collectors in mind.
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