Diamond Select Toys announced Retro Spider-Man, a MEGO-like Spider-Man action figure inspired by the classic seventies 8-inch toy. The limited box set includes the figure, two different Spider-Man costumes, and the head, hands, and costume to create a Peter Parker action figure.
Entertainment Earth is offering pre-orders* on the toy, but the $70 price tag is likely having an impact on just how many people go after this toy. Really, folks, $70 is a lot for a MEGO-like recreation of an old toy. Especially considering how many times this style of toy is attempted . . . but good luck to Diamond!
Future figures in the line will include Captain America, Thor and Wolverine, and each will come with alternate outfits and parts. Each set will be limited to just 3,000 pieces, and retail for approximately $80. Pre-orders are open for Spider- Man now, and he will be on store shelves in late 2014.
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