Marvel Select Spider-Man
Marvel Select has tackled Spider-Man more than a few times in more than a few flavors. This however, I believe Marvel Select number 55, is the first attempt at a classic costume Spidey. I could be wrong, I’m pretty sure I’m not. Regardless, if you are a fan of Spider-Man, from the comics, and it has to be red and blue for you, this is the most straight forward Marvel Select option and it’s a pretty good one!
- As usual, the paint on this Marvel Select figure is spot on and solid. Clean lines, good shading and shadowing effects.
- The way Spidey’s feet rest on his included stand give the illusion of the balance that Spider-Man should exhibit.
- Very sturdy, solid figure, again as usual.
- Included stand is an awesome representation of a jacked up and busted automobile.
- Figure is well balanced and stands well on stand and on his own.
- While articulation is limited, you can still manage some pretty Spider-riffic poses.
- Spider-Man is a figure, that if you are going to take on, absolutely must have limitless articulation. Missing torso articulation here definitely hurts pose-ability.
- I would have liked a few extra sets of hands to show off variable web slinging…and maybe a web or two.
Spider-Man is an absolute must have for any Marvel fan’s collection. This particular Spidey is a good option. However, Diamond Select Toys has put out far Superior versions (get it?!). The Amazing Spider-Man 2 versions and the Superior Spider-Man version to name a few, are better options. But if you want a more traditional Spidey outfit, this one certainly isn’t a bad figure.
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