Mattel Man of Steel Movie Masters 6-inch figure (2013)

In 2013, Mattel released a series of higher quality figures based on the movie Man of Steel. Under the banner of Movie Masters, this is a Superman figure with a close resemblance to Henry Cavill’s movie appearance. The figure is six inches tall and has 15 points of articulation and comes with a movie style ’S’ symbol base.


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…