After last week's look at Morpheus from The Matrix, here's another iconic figure who looks awesome in a purple suit – Batman's arch-nemesis himself, The Joker! Released as part of the first wave of Kenner's 4-inch Super Powers line from 1984, this is one of the finest renditions of the “Clown Prince of Crime” ever made, which brilliantly captures the maniacal expression of the villain from the original Silver Age DC Comics universe. This groundbreaking Kenner line remains a firm favourite … [Read more...]
Jack Nicholson as The Joker by Hot Toys!
Those masters of the movie-likeness Hot Toys and Sideshow Collectibles have created another spitting image 12-inch action figure that is sure to become a highly sought after collectors' piece amongst Batman fans and admirers of Tim Burton's vision of one of DC Comics' most enduring superheroes - Jack Nicholson as The Joker from the dazzling 1989 Batman movie! Released as part of the DeluXe (DX) Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece Series, this 1:6th scale action figure boasts a highly detailed head … [Read more...]
Heath Ledger wins posthumous Golden Globe
Heath Ledger won a posthumous Golden Globe yesterday for Best Supporting Actor for his stunning performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight. The movie's director, Christopher Nolan, picked up the award on his behalf. Mattel's highly collectible Heath Ledger action figures featuring him in his final completed role before his premature death on 22 January 2008, have been selling like hot cakes since their unveiling early last year. … [Read more...]