The comic book movie statues are coming, the comic book movie statues are coming! Both Hot Toys and DC Comics have unveiled some of the "Iron Man 3" and "Man of Steel" tie-in merchandise we can expect this year, and it looks great.
First up: Hot Toys. The company unveiled some of its 2013 line-up on its Facebook (via ComingSoon.net) and, unsurprisingly, there's plenty of "Iron Man 3" stuff in there. There are two Iron Man busts, one of which can be seen above, as well as a set of Tony Stark's lab and some mini-Iron Man suits.
On the DC Comics side, the company has unveiled a "Man of Steel" Superman statue that will come out in May. Crafted by Gentle Giants Studios, the 1:6 scale replice will be $129.95 and just over a foot tall. DC and Gentle Giant also collaborated on similar statues for Jor-El, General Zod and Faora.
These are just the early offerings in 2013, so it would be surprising if the upcoming "Thor: The Dark World" didn't get the Hot Toys treatment as well. As for DC, the company's collaboration with Gentle Giant continues to be top notch, which bodes well for whatever "Justice League" merchandise we have to look forward to in 2015.
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