Mattel The Batman ShadowTek Superman figure (2007)

Mattel released a series of action figures based on the animated series The Batman, which ran a total of 65 episodes from 2004 to 2008.  Among them was this ShadowTek Superman figure that was oddly named a “Superman and Clark Kent” figure.  I say “oddly” because the figure is just of Superman and does not transform in any way to Clark Kent.  The figure itself is…

Mattel Justice League movie 11-inch Superman figure (2017)

Continuing the line of 11-inch vinyl figures, Mattel released a number of figures based on the 2017 motion picture Justice League.  This is the Superman figure based loosely on a likeness of Henry Cavill.  The figure has nine points of articulation and a cloth cape.

This Superman figure is basically the same as its predecessor, the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice figure, in different packaging.  What’s unusual about both versions is…

Mattel DC Universe Infinite Heroes Crisis Series 3-pack #3 (2008)

In the mid to late 2000s, Mattel produced a line of DC Comics figures under the DC Universe title. The four-inch figures were boasted a wide range of characters from the world of DC. This three-pack included Superman, Supergirl, and Wonder Girl (Cassandra “Cassie” Sandsmark). The back of the packaging featured “The Monitor Files” of each character in the set which were statistics.

It appeared as though these figures were an answer to Hasbro’s Marvel figures which were at about the same scale. Sadly, the big difference between them was…

Squatz DC Universe Superman Battle Pack (2010)

Here’s an unusual product from Wild Planet Entertainment. This is a Squatz DC Universe Superman Battle Pack. Each figurine is contained in a white hardened substance that dissolves in warm water to reveal the figurine hidden inside. The figure on the left in this pack is of Superman and the figure on the right is a mystery hero or villain. Once dissolved, the heads can be…