The latest Ultimate 7″ Scale Figure from NECA is now available in stores. Jason Voorhees gets his second appearance in the Ultimate format. The first figure was the Friday the 13th Part 6 Ultimate Jason Voorhees. Following that extremely popular release is a Jason Voorhees based on one of the characters most important appearances; Friday The 13th Part 3. The film continues the story of Jason Voorhees as he kills anyone foolish enough to visit Camp Crystal Lake. The most notable aspect of the movie, though, is that Jason dons a hockey mask for the very first time! The Friday The 13th Part 3 Jason Voorhees Figure includes two head sculpts, two masks, and numerous weapons.
We’ve picked up the figure from Toyark sponsor Big Bad Toy Store. We have over 80 high resolution photos to check out! Read on for the photos and our review.
Friday The 13th Part 3 – Ultimate Jason Voorhees 7″ Scale Figure
- A lot of accessories
- Two very good head sculpts
- Axe can be attached to damaged mask
- Good articulation
- Paint application is handled well
- Masks look like an improvement over original prototypes shown
- 3D lenticular packaging is a fun touch
- Could have used a non-bloody alternate neck
Jason is packaged in a flapped window box. The front of the box features a 3D lenticular version of the movie poster, paying homage to the 3D roots of the film. The back of the box includes some photos of the figure as well as the byline for the film. There’s a single large photo of Jason Voorhees on the interior flap. Jason sits in a plastic tray, along with the alternate head/mask combo and his numerous accessories. The figure is held in with a single twist tie. The package includes regular and battle damaged head sculpts and masks, a machete, an axe, a pitchfork, a knife, a wrench, a fireplace poker and the all important harpoon gun. It’s a fun overall package, with the lenticular cover being especially impressive.
The figure is a mix of two version of Jason that NECA previously released. It takes parts from the standard and battle damaged Part 3 Jason Voorhees figures and adds in a bunch of accessories. The head sculpts and masks from each version are included. Unlike many other Ultimate Series figures, Part 3 Jason Voorhees features no new articulation. The original releases of the figure were already fully articulated. The new weapons are what a lot of fans will look forward to. All of the weapons are handled quite well. The Machete is pictured bloody in the official photos, but comes clean in the box. Of the new stuff, the pitchfork is probably my favorite addition. The weapons are mostly the more solid plastic pieces. The knife, poker and machete are a little softer, but far from the rubbery feel that can cause warping.
Paint applications look very similar to the prior releases, with this version looking a little darker in overall skin color, with a more apparent dark paint wash over it. It’s not quite as natural looking as the prototype version, but definitely gives a very gruesome visage to both head sculpts. The paint itself is handled well, with blood splatter looking quite vibrant and realistic against the face and neck. I do wish they had created a neck cut in the mold, allowing them to include bloody and non-bloody necks with the release, just to put it over the top. The hockey masks look to be an improvement over the prototype versions we had seen earlier this year. The shape seems much more in line with the film version now. The head sculpts and both masks all switch out with no trouble. Joints are solid, but never over tight or paint locked. The waist has good movement under the vinyl upper body overlay.
What NECA really focused on here was bringing two previous versions together in a cohesive package, all while adding in some new weapons for Jason to wield. The result is a comprehensive and definitive version of the Friday the 13th Part 3 Jason. As someone who missed out on the 2012 release of the originals, this is a version I was really happy to see offered. It’s a figure that holds up well with the other Ultimate horror figures and offers a lot of stuff in the box, giving fans plenty of display options. Check out some of the highlight photos below, as well as 80+ photos in the full gallery after that.