We shared the news earlier this week of a brand new Marvel Select Sam Wilson Captain America figure hitting Disney Stores as an Exclusive. It seems there is a companion figure of the Winter Soldier, but sadly it is not as impressive as it sounds.
Diamond and Disney have taken the existing comic-book Winter Soldier figure and repainted the top of the figure a blue colour to resemble the outfit Bucky wears in the Disney+ show. The figure is being marketed as "inspired" by Falcon & The Winter Soldier. We've seen similar approaches in the past with Guardians of the Galaxy, Venom and the Avengers movie. What is slightly strange in this example is that Diamond do have an MCU Bucky Barnes head sculpt which might have worked on this comic-book body?
The release is packed in the Select oversize blister and includes all the same original accessories including the broken window diorama scene, sniper rifle, pistol, machine gun and Hydra crate.
This Special Collector's Edition Action Figure of the Winter Soldier features 16 points of articulation and finely detailed paint and sculpting. The pistol, machine gun, sniper rifle, and Hydra crate accessories allow you to recreate exciting moments from the comics.
Magic in the details
Special Collector's Edition Action Figure
Accessories include pistol, machine gun, sniper rifle, Hydra crate
Hand-sculpted by Jean St. Jean
Based on comic-book artwork
Features diorama base of broken window
Detailed paint and sculpting
Features 16 points of articulation
The bare necessities
Approx. 7 1/4'' H
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