I had been intending to commence my arrangement of Marvel Legends Black Panther arrangement surveys with Erik Killmonger, however incredibly, the greater part of perusers requested a non-motion picture figure as the primary audit. Actually, the most asked for figure isn’t even another figure by any means—it’s a repaint with another head! The Marvel Legends Black Bolt figure is up for request now as a solitary figure—would he say he merits having on the off chance that you don’t have the past SDCC form (or regardless of whether you do)?
Wonder went “holding nothing back” on the Inhumans amid the previous couple of years, with numerous new continuous comic books (counting a Black Bolt solo title!) and the Inhumans TV Series that appeared in IMAX theaters. With this fantastic drive going on, clearly the Inhumans would end up a standout amongst the most dearest Marvel establishments, right… ?
Well… no. The Inhumans TV Series was an unmitigated debacle, and the majority of the funnies have had calamitous deals. All things being equal, Black Bolt remains a semi notorious character, and had the right to be made accessible to the majority outside of a long sold-out SDCC selective set—and now he is!
For the individuals who aren’t comfortable with the past ML Black Bolt six inch figure, he was incorporated with the San Diego Comic Con 2017 Exclusive Thanos Imperative box set. That figure is fundamentally precisely the same this new Marvel Legends Black Panther motion picture arrangement figure, however with two key exemptions.
To begin with, the first tradition selective form of Black Bolt came wearing his more present day dark ensemble, while this cycle comes in the more conspicuous naval force blue costume.The blue shading tone picked is precisely what I needed for this character along, and the paint applications are for the most part superbly connected. Thumbs up.
In any case, the principle offering purpose of this figure over some other is the consideration of a fresh out of the box new head portraying a power-utilizing shouting Black Bolt. Cutting straight to the chase, I like this new head more than some other part of this activity figure!
The head is out and out gnarly, with whited-out eyes and a blue mouth and tongue. The coolest piece of the head, however, is the translucent blue “inestimable vitality” bubbles radiating from the tuning fork on Blackagar’s temple. This head is cracking flawless, no inquiry regarding it. The dull impartial head from the first 2014 SDCC discharge is likewise included. This is really an extremely decent head shape, and may look more common (however far less fun) on numerous gatherers’ racks. The turning fork is made of rubbery plastic so it doesn’t sever, which is a positive worth specifying.
While this isn’t my most loved Hasbro body shape, it works swell for Black Bolt’s body compose and has plentiful verbalization worked in, including ball-pivot head and shoulders, twofold pivoted elbows and knees, swivel thighs/biceps/boots/midsection, upper middle stomach muscle crunch, swivel-pivot wrists and pivoted lower legs with rockers.
The wings are for all time appended to Marvel Legends Black Bolt’s upper arms (express gratitude toward God—I couldn’t manage them tumbling off continually like Marvel Universe Darkhawk’s), and amazingly, they truly don’t act as a burden when presenting by any stretch of the imagination. The scope of movement of the wrists is somewhat limited, yet generally the verbalization plot here is experts.
The Black Bolt Marvel Legends figure is a touch of an odd duck in that it’s a fine figure in general, yet I feel like insufficient has been done to make this figure feel “new” for this discharge.
My principle hamburger is the absence of any adornments past the exchangeable head (and the Okoye Build-A-Figure leg). A sonic shout impacts piece would make for an extremely unique consideration, as well as could be reused with the current year’s ML Songbird and an inescapable new Banshee figure.
Furthermore, I’m mooched that there’s no exchangeable hands for this figure. Open palms for flying postures or notwithstanding motioning hands would have been welcome augmentations to this figure and extremely opened up all the more acting conceivable outcomes Like it is, Black Bolt is prepared for a clench hand battle and very little else.
Generally speaking: The Black Panther Legends Black Bolt figure is a strong “decent” discharge, however comes up short on that smidgen of additional “oomph” to get past the halfway point and be an incredible one. I very much want the blue Black Bolt ensemble to the already discharged dark one, and the new sonic shouting head is straight-up amazing. All things being equal, the absence of any sort of tradable hands or impact pieces restricts the presenting conceivable outcomes. As this figure is an all out repaint with an additional head being the main “novelty” that we get, I figure Hasbro could have given us slightly more to make this a definitive 6″ Black Bolt figure.