10 Best Batman Action Figures
The Batman was released earlier this year and it received high praise from the public. And even though the movie isn’t yet a year old, there’s already a long list of movie-related toys. Numbers related to The Batman can be found at almost any retail store, along with other Batman-related toys.
Batman action figures have been around for generations. As their quality improves over time, some are known to be better than others. These figures are considered some of the best toys that represent The Caped Crusader.
2003 Mattel Batman Zipline Figure
The character looks like everyone’s average Batman, complete with his famous gray and black costume. What makes this figure unique is that it comes with a miniature wrist rocket that can fire a toy missile or a hook attached to a string. Batman could then hold on to the string and the zip line.
What makes this toy fun is that this zipline gadget looks like something the real Batman would use. And the zip line is not for show, the toy can actually slide down. Even without the zipline, the toy looks great in the classic Batman costume fans know and love.
McFarlane’s DC Multiverse Batman Who Laughs & Robins of Earth 22
The Batman in this multi-pack is modeled after the Batman Who Laughs, a character ranked as Batman’s most powerful enemy. With this figure are three Rabid Robins. All three can be hung on a chain and the chain can be held by The Batman Who Laughs. This figure also comes with two edged weapons.
This figure looks terrifying whether alone, holding the blades or holding the Robins in chains and it features a great amount of detail. The mask, the metal buckles and the big red smile make it look like it’s straight out of the comic. One of the issues with this figure is that the arms can’t go straight up because the shoulder pads get in the way.
McFarlane’s DC Multiverse Joker-Bot Build-A-Figure
This is a buildable figure that can only be made by assembling its four separate pieces, each found in a different action figure. Once all the pieces are put together, it creates a figure that looks like the Joker-Bot from the End of futures contracts comic series – a character who has the personality of Batman, Joker and the villain, Brother Eye.
This figure looks extremely menacing with its metal wings, pistol hand and reversible head. When you look closely, you can see all the wires and tubes carved into the figure, helping to make the toy as mechanical as possible. The wings are also well made and can fold and unfold to any desired position.
DC Multiverse Batman Vs McFarlane’s Arkham Asylum Joker
This two-pack contains Batman and Joker from Batman: Arkham Asylum video game, a game that contains some of the most difficult challenge maps in the Batman: Arkham series. Each figurine comes with its own accessories. Batman comes with two batarangs, a smoke bomb and a grappling hook gun and the Joker has a pistol and two snapping teeth.
Of course, one big thing about these characters is how accurate their costumes and gadgets are compared to their video game counterparts. One of their most notable features is their paint job. They’re both covered in Joker’s green toxin, mostly on their fists and faces. It shows just how messy a fight between them can get. Batman is also covered in dirt, showing how much effort it takes to beat the Joker.
Hot Toys Batman and Bruce Wayne Figure
Not only is Return of Batman one of the best films of 1992, but it also inspired some amazing characters. He comes with a wide range of weapons and accessories, including a batarang, grapple gun, two napalm packs, and a line shooter. It even includes a broken cowl that can be used with the Bruce Wayne head.
The sculpted heads are so well done that there is no doubt that it is Michael Keaton. The costume also appears to be straight from the movie, and the accessories are faithful replicas of what Batman used in the movie. The broken cowl is a nice inclusion as it can be used to recreate what Batman looked like in the movie’s climactic ending.
Figure from the 1966 Batman TV series by Hot Toys
Hot Toys has done a great job creating this Adam West-style Batman figure, considering how close the face is to the late great actor. The fact that the costume is made from fabric rather than plastic gives it a more realistic look. Figure comes with interchangeable hands, alternate faces, batarang, radio bat, giant bomb and shark spray.
The accessories are what make the figure particularly awesome. These are all replicas of items that were used in 1966 Batman series and it’s a good reminder of how campy the show was. The character even has a pair of hands that can recreate The Batsuni, a dance created by the 1966 show. No other Batman figure can do such a pose.
Hot Toys Batman: Arkham Knight Batman Beyond Figure (The Future Version)
This figure is based on the batman beyond skin of Batman: Arkham Knight. Included with the figure are several gadgets that are used in the Batman: Arkham Knight video game like explosive gel, freezing grenade, three batarangs (one in the batman beyond design), and a grapple gun that can be converted into a remote electric charge gun.
What makes this figure amazing is the amount of detail placed on it. The armor and the straps that hold them are extremely realistic. There are small scratches placed around the figure to make it look like battle damage, adding another layer of realism to it. There are also two mouth plates, giving people the option to choose which one they personally like.
Mezco Toys One:12 Batman Collective
This figure was designed to look like Batman from Return of the Dark Knight comedy series. He has multiple interchangeable hands, alternate head, pistol with holster, rifle, grappling hook, and detachable utility belt. Finally, the figure uses both plastic and fabric, giving it a slightly more realistic look.
This figure’s accessories are one of its best features. All of these items were used by Batman in Return of the Dark Knight comics and they can be used to make great poses for the figure. This figure has become so popular with fans that it has been reissued five different times, each in a slightly different design.
Hot Toys The Dark Knight Rises Figure
The dark knight rises is arguably one of Christian Bale’s best films and it led to the creation of this great figure. It’s a mirror image of the Batman costume worn in the movie and it comes with many recognizable gadgets such as a grappling hook gun, three batarangs, two mini mines, a sticky bomb gun and an LED-lit EMP rifle.
The inclusion of LED lights is what makes this figure unique and stands out from the rest. There are also LED lights in the eyes. When turned on, it recreates the Bat-sonar targets Batman used in The black Knight. The figure even comes with four different mouthpieces, giving it a wider range of expressions to make.
DC Collectibles’ Batman Expressions Pack Action Figure
Making his way to the top of the list is a number based on Batman: The Animated Series. This figure looks just like the Batman many have watched on TV and comes with a unique line of accessories. He comes with the typical batarang gun and grappling hook, but he also has a gas mask, goggles, remote control, knife, baseball bat, and some guns.
This is the best number because there are so many ways a person can change it. He comes with seven different facial expressions and a variety of different capes to choose from. This is a rare occurrence since most Batman figures only come with a head and cape. Finally, not only does it contain items that Batman can use, but also weapons that his enemies can use against him.
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