DC Multiverse Gorilla Grodd Platinum Edition Figure Official Image

by Jay Cochran
April 21, 2021
We gave you a first look at this one last month, but now McFarlane Toys has officially announced the 7" DC Multiverse Gorilla Grodd Platinum Edition figure which they have dubbed the "Electrum" version. They list it as a chase figure but it should be available everywhere. Currently the figure has already popped up overseas and should see release here in the US any day now.
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JayC - 2021-04-21 @ 3:14 pm
On 4/16/2021 at 5:45 PM, TheFlashCollector said:

Any idea where to buy this version?

Its being offered just like those other DC Multiverse bronze figures like Joker and Deathstroke.

JayC - 2021-04-21 @ 3:12 pm
On 4/16/2021 at 5:45 PM, TheFlashCollector said:

Any idea where to buy this version?

Anywhere that sells DC Multiverse. I don't know if anyone will offer it as like a straight up purchase online or not.

TheFlashCollector - 2021-04-16 @ 9:45 pm

Any idea where to buy this version?

Batfreak87 - 2021-04-01 @ 7:07 am

I think I'll prefer the gold colored one.

SpiderS - 2021-03-31 @ 6:35 pm

I think this variant is kinda cooler looking than gold one, but will be hell to get one.

Lord_Scareglow - 2021-03-31 @ 6:19 pm
3 hours ago, EvilHayato said:

I collected alot of spawn throughout the mcfarlane toys run, but I do recall alot of what you are saying. I dont remember it being so often and so early on. It also may be due to the fact that information and releases werent as known so quickly compared to today. The minute they are announced we automatically hear about it whereas back then it was through magazines months after they already had the things in production. I do remember some gold versions here and there and a few variants. Maybe its because today he doesnt have THAT many new figs out yet there are 6 variants to mk11 spawn as well as a bunch of new gold variants for alot of figures. I feel like he spread those variants out alot back in the day and had some be previews exclusives and stuff like that. But you are definitely right, this isnt really anything new from him. 

yeah we definitely didn't notice as much back then, I mean we were younger, and they were spaced out enough (some not though), I mean they kept releasing the same figures for decades repacking, it's certainly different now with the news ready and available, then we'd have to wait for catalogs, or just plain walking into a store to see the new variants, plus we notice these things now really quickly.

 

EvilHayato - 2021-03-31 @ 2:53 pm
9 hours ago, Lord_Scareglow said:

Oh Todd tricked you because it's been so long...

I'd say hes the repaint overlord, he was pretty damn heavy into repaints since the jump, as a pretty huge Spawn figure collector I can say Todd was always pretty damn in love with variants, mostly every figure had at least 1 variant, some had way more, examples:  Spawn himself from the original line had a gold variant, an umasked variant, unmasked worm head, blue (instead of black) both masked and unmasked and a clear green (necroplasm), Violator had red, black, glossy black and gold variants, he also loved repacking the same figures with minor wee tweaks, the OG spawn itself actually has something like 16 versions, with differences ranging from literally a painted nub difference to weird cardback anomalies spread all across different countries and such

so it just seems new but its actually Todd's first trick in the book. I just think he thinks we all forgot about it.

 

I collected alot of spawn throughout the mcfarlane toys run, but I do recall alot of what you are saying. I dont remember it being so often and so early on. It also may be due to the fact that information and releases werent as known so quickly compared to today. The minute they are announced we automatically hear about it whereas back then it was through magazines months after they already had the things in production. I do remember some gold versions here and there and a few variants. Maybe its because today he doesnt have THAT many new figs out yet there are 6 variants to mk11 spawn as well as a bunch of new gold variants for alot of figures. I feel like he spread those variants out alot back in the day and had some be previews exclusives and stuff like that. But you are definitely right, this isnt really anything new from him. 

Lord_Scareglow - 2021-03-31 @ 4:59 am
12 hours ago, EvilHayato said:

 I dont recall him ever doing so many variants until this new rebirth of mcfarlane toys.

Oh Todd tricked you because it's been so long...

I'd say hes the repaint overlord, he was pretty damn heavy into repaints since the jump, as a pretty huge Spawn figure collector I can say Todd was always pretty damn in love with variants, mostly every figure had at least 1 variant, some had way more, examples:  Spawn himself from the original line had a gold variant, an umasked variant, unmasked worm head, blue (instead of black) both masked and unmasked and a clear green (necroplasm), Violator had red, black, glossy black and gold variants, he also loved repacking the same figures with minor wee tweaks, the OG spawn itself actually has something like 16 versions, with differences ranging from literally a painted nub difference to weird cardback anomalies spread all across different countries and such

so it just seems new but its actually Todd's first trick in the book. I just think he thinks we all forgot about it.

 

EvilHayato - 2021-03-31 @ 2:08 am
8 hours ago, Cloud said:

I think with the license articulated figures the repaints are necessary to regroup the tooling cost. At least you aren't stuck with a build a figure piece that forces you to buy a repaint.

It actually reminds me of the SOTA Street Fighter figures and the multiple sprites repaints.

Sota definitely went overboard with those palette variants. I enjoyed the unique ones like glow in the dark and alt versions like dark sakura/evil ryu/shin akuma... but having like 4 regular colors was pretty dumb imo.

And yeah I know its just to utilize the molds cost. I mean marvel legends in a way is a bunch of variants just done well enough not to feel like the same characters. I am kind of surprised hes not incorporating the baf idea with the injustice line.. or even merging it with a baf wave. I cant think of any other company thats doing the variant game so hard than McFarlane is tho. Its either a gold, silver, alt color in general, different head, different accessories variants. It kind of seems blatant and lame. 

hainrs - 2021-03-30 @ 7:40 pm
4 hours ago, Mr_Scary92 said:

In Mexico you said?, funny, I've never seen anything at stores other than the ugly animated style figures and a couple of Injustice Batman.

Those original series 1 figures are harder to find now where I'm at, and the various metal series and the John  Stewart Green Lantern are everywhere. There are dozens or possibly a couple hundred spread across the various stores where I'm at and you can find most of the figs with the exception of maybe Harley Quinn and the animated series Superman and possibly a couple of those early Batmans. Everything else is plentiful. 

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