Corgi Marvel Metal Figures
: Jay Cochran - 2006.10.30
Corgi is a leading name in die-cast scale models and producer of high quality products for over 50 years. With great attention to detail and accuracy, Corgi offers superb ranges of highly collectible die-cast metal products in various collector scales. In addition to their existing ranges of die-cast vehicles, Corgi is quickly building a reputation as a producer of first class metal figures of the highest quality and detail. Its comic collectibles division features a line of meticulously sculpted 1/12th scale metal Marvel figures that markets to to the adult collector who appreciates exciting high-quality sculpted and painted statues. This sought-after heavy-weight limited edition series of Marvel Heroes offers an expanding range of spin-cast metal Marvel figures in exciting poses in both single and two figure sets. Each numbered figure or set is limited to 2500 pieces and includes a biographical collector card and limited edition certificate. The current 2006 range consists of 8 characters, Spiderman, Wolverine, Captain America, The Thing, Colossus, Thor, Storm and Dark Phoenix. Each figure is of a noticeable weight difference from resin figures as these statues are made of metal. The Thing statue weighs about 8 pounds!
For 2007, Corgi starts out the year with an incredibly sculpted Ghost Rider statue that will be in stores in time for the new "Ghost Rider" movie starring Nicholas Cage being released in February.
Corgi's first two-figure adversarial set that is also set for a 2007 release, is "Elektra Versus Daredevil" featuring the romatic duo in a most sexy and story-telling diorama.
Corgi plans to continue expanding upon its already highly praised numbered series collection by adding approximately 8 - 10 new characters a year. The statues are limited and the quality is exceptional, all what one would expect from Corgi.
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