Friday, July 8, 2016

SDCC 16 Exclusive Prototype Super Size Alien Warrior 18” Figure by Super7

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusive Prototype Super Size Alien Warrior 18” Action Figure by Super7

In 1979, Kenner released an 18” inch Alien for the ALIEN film. That toy has since become one of the most sought after ALIEN collectibles of all time. As an exclusive for San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Super7 is unleashing the 18” Super Size Alien Warrior Prototype Figure from the 1986 sequel ALIENS!

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusive Prototype Super Size Alien Warrior 18” Action Figure by Super7

This Alien Warrior figure never actually existed in prototype form in 1986. The backstory is that this piece is a prototype sample of the Alien Warrior for “internal review”. The packaging is a prototype package, modeled after Super7’s Alien ReAction Figures 2 Pack from 2013. The package is meant to be a mock-up, with hand-written notes about what is approved, needs to be changed, or filled in during the production process. While the original Kenner 3.75” Alien action figures were genuinely created and cancelled in the late ‘70s, and rescued by Super7 for ReAction Figures, the Super Size Alien Warrior is a “what-if” figure.

The San Diego Comic-Con Super Size Alien Warrior Figure by Super7 is “prototype” light blue, stands 18” tall and matches the features of the original 1979 Kenner Alien. It is articulated at the hips, shoulders, wrists, and tail, and has the same spring-loaded jaw mechanism to release the horrifying inner jaws, operated with a trigger on the back of the head. The figure can also hang from its tail just like the original! Collectors can purchase this figure at the Super7 SDCC booth #4945 for $195.
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