McFarlane Toys unveils brand-new Batman/Bruce Wayne and Robin/Tim Drake figures inspired by DC’s “Knightfall” and “Robin: Reborn” story stories.
McFarlane Toys unveiled new Tim Drake/Robin figures. The figures are basing themselves on “Knightfall” as well as “Robin: Reborn” story stories.
The McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase 2023 included brand-new figures. They were posted to McFarlane Toys Instagram. The caption for the Tim Drake/ Robin figure post reads: “Oh, wait, some items… First of all, look AT Tim Drake(tm), Robin(TM), and Robin(TM) from Robin: Reborn ™. Soon to be released …” The post for the Batman “Knightfall” figure also promises fans that will be released shortly.
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Chuck Dixon Denny O’Neil, Alan Grant and Doug Moench helmed “Knightfall” in the 1990s, a Batman story that featured Bruce Wayne’s take on Bane. At the time, Bane was a new villain in Gotham City and had just made an appearance in 1993’s Batman the Revenge of Bane #1 written by Dixon and Graham Nolan.
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Batman and Bane, tired and burnt out, have a major confrontation in Wayne Manor when Batman releases other villains from Arkham Asylum. Batman eventually loses his back on Bane’s knee. This is Kelley Jones’ iconic Batman#497 cover. This moment was also made live-action by Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Returns. It was released in 2012. “Knightfall” also features Jean-Paul Valley/Azrael, a character developed by O’Neil, Joe Quesada, and Peter Milligan who first appeared in 1992’s Batman: Sword of Azrael #1 — become the Dark Knight while Batman works alongside Doctor Shondra Kinsolving to heal his injuries.
McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase Includes New Figures. Figures
On March 2, 2023, McFarlane Toys also debuted a variety of brand new Spawnfigures in the McFarlane Toys Winter Showcase 2023. Figures for Monolith, Sinn, and Medieval Spawn are available to pre-order via McFarlane Toys’ website and are scheduled to be released in 2023. “Sir John, who was killed by his King was revived as one of the first real Hell Knights.” The description of the Medieval Spawn figure is as follows. He was eventually caught by the church and then sent to destroy Spawn. He now exists as another thing and is a revenant who seeks to atone for his sins.”
For more information, go to McFarlane Toys’ website.