Whelp…I guess I gotta remove my foot from my mouth here. Last week, I spouted off against 3.75 inch figures and everything that’s wrong with that particular scale, especially when compared to the far superior 6 inch scale.
To prove my point, I picked up Mattel’s Multiverse Superman from Superman: the Movie (AKA Christopher Reeve’s Superman). Yeayeayea. I know. I know. I know technically he’s really 4 inch figure, not 3.75. But, for the sake of argument, I’m saying he’s a 3.75 inch figure (besides, what’s a quarter inch between friends?)
Grab your cameras, because this is the part where I remove my foot from my mouth. As it turns out, Superman’s really not a bad figure after all. One of the things that surprised me the most is how articulate the figure is. Just about everything twists and turns, especially his lower waist/legs. That was most surprising. He turns at the waist, his leg move in just about every direction thanks for some sorcery Mattel was able to master.
Head on over to actionfigurefury.com to check out the rest of the article, Review: Mattel’s Multiverse Superman: the Movie Superman. And when you get there, make sure you tell ’em Jeffrey sent ya!