Happy New Year All!
I'm new to this forum and don't know how much talk there had been, if any, regarding the DC Direct Deluxe Collector Figures line. These are Mego Like 13 inch figures that incorporate some of the best DC hero head sculpts, one of the best muscular and poseable base bodies out there, incredibly acurrate cloth costumes and some of them even come with great accesories (i.e. GL came with a Green Lantern that actually lights on and GA is comming with a wide array of crime fighting arrows). In my humble opinion this line is the greatest Mego Like DC hero renditions ever.
I'm a perennial Mego fan and collector pretty much like every one around here. Its been a blessing to have many of the Mego lines re-issued by some other companies recently:
CTVT: WGSPirates, WGSKnights, WGWestern Heroes, WGMerry Men (Robin Hood), WGMad Monsters, Happy Days, etc.
EMCE Toys: Star Trek and Planet Of the Apes on plans.
Hasbro: 9 inch Signature Series DC Heroes (great head sculpts and costumes but lack the Mego magic with the sewn on cloth costumes and molded boots and gloves). They now own the Marvel license and rights and have done several 9 inch Signature Series Marvel Hero lines (Spiderman Origins, Marvel Legends, etc.). They look great and are compatible to the DC heroes, but again lack the Mego magic.
Toy Biz: Famous Covers did have the Mego magic (removable masks, gloves, boots, costumes, etc.) but awful (and small) head sculpts, ordinary bodies, ordinary gloves, ordinary boots and ordinary masks.
But we still lack re-issues of Mego 8 inch DC (or Marvel) heroes. Until the day that miracle happens, the DC Direct Deluxe Collector line will come to fill that empty spot in my life (for DC heroes. I don't really care that much about Marvel heroes). I invite you to check them, if you have not already at the below links:
I hope you become, if you are not already a fan of theses figures, and I invite you to comment on them on this thread... Until then, later.