BIG Chief Studios has opened up pre-orders for their new Flash Gordon 1/6 Scale Figures. Both Flash Gordon and Ming The Merciless are available, and can be ordered individually, or as a special set. The figures are based on the cult 1980 film, which follows a football star who travels to the planet Mongo to save Earth from destruction by Ming The Merciless. The 1/6 scale figures stand about 12″ tall, and include a number of movie themed accessories and interchangeable parts. They are priced at £229.99 each (about $293), with a release set for February 2020. Check out the full details and pre-order links after the jump.
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A new line of 1/6 scale figures and mini busts, based on the cult favorite 1980 Flash Gordon movie, are coming from BIG Chief Studios. They are known for their 1/6 scale figures based on Doctor Who, Sherlock, and the James Bond franchise. With their announcement, they have revealed the first two 12″ tall figures. BIG Chief is kicking off the line with a Flash Gordon 1/6 Scale Character Replica Figure and a Ming The Merciless 1/6 Scale Character Replica Figure. Additional characters in the line will include Prince Vultan and Prince Barin, with additional figures to be announced at a later date. A line of character mini busts will also be produced.
Pre-orders for these two figures will kick off in May. Check out the initial images and full details after the jump.
I know we’re running a tad late with this gallery. All the “fun” of life can get in the way of shooting. But I was finally able to put some solid time aside to bring a gallery of figures I have really been looking forward to. Check out my photo shoot of the Bif Bang Pow! Flash Gordon 3.75″ Series 1 Action Figures. The figures are based on the cult classic 1980 film, which saw football hero Flash Gordon transported to the Planet Mongo. There he teamed up with and unite scattered heroes to battle the evil Emperor Ming The Merciless. The figures are Entertainment Earth Exclusives and are available now.
Entertainment Earth sent along Series 1 for us to review. We have a full high resolution gallery after the jump. Read on to see the images as well as read my thoughts on the figures.
At San Diego Comic-Con 2015, Entertainment Earth had an exclusive set of Flash Gordon 3.75″ Scale Figures. The set included both Flash Gordon and Ming The Merciless. The figures are based on the cult favorite film from 1980 starring Sam Jones as Flash Gordon and the legendary Max von Sydow as Emperor Ming. The set is limited to 1500 pieces and sold for $29.99.
Read on to check out our gallery and review of the set.
The Entertainment Earth booth played host to a fantastic assortment of items by Bif Bang Pow! They were showing off a ton of retro 3.75″ figures, including their new KISS, Twilight Zone, SNL, Flash Gordon, and Big Bang Theory figures. Horror fans can check out their new 6″ fully articulated Penny Dreadful figures, based on Showtimes hit series. Here’s what you’ll find inside:
- KISS 1/20 Scale SDCC Set
- KISS 1/20 Scale Individual Figures
- KISS Merchandise
- Star Trek Bobbleheads and other Merchandise
- Flash Gordon SDCC Exclusive 3.75″ Figures Set
- Penny Dreadful 6″ Scale Collectors Figures
- SNL 3.75″ Scale Retro Figures
- SNL 8″ Mego Style Figures
- SNL Bobbleheads and other Merchandise
- Twilight Zone 3.75″ Scale Retro Figures
- Twilight Zone 3.75″ Scale SDCC Exclusive Set
- Big Lebowski 1/6 Scale The Dude and other Merchandise
- Big Bang Theory 3.75″ Scale Retro Figures
- Big Bang Theory Minimates
Also on display were the Toys “R” Us SDCC 2015 Exclusives that Entertainment Earth had on hand.
Toyark sponsor Entertainment Earth has just revealed a really cool set of Flash Gordon figures. This San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusive Flash Gordon 3.75″ 2-Pack comes from the folks at Bif Bang Pow! It includes both Flash Gordon and Ming The Merciless as well as a diorama backdrop. These retro Kenner style figures up the retro detailing a bit to go beyond simple 5 points of articulation. These add extra joints in the knees and elbows for a mix of old and new. Here are more details from EE:
Evil Emperor Ming is out to destroy Earth but not to fear. Flash is here to save us all… in 3 3/4-inch scale, that is! From Bif Bang Pow! comes the Flash Gordon Hawk City Scene 3 3/4-Inch Figure Set – Convention Exclusive.
The action figure set includes both Flash Gordon and Emperor Ming. Each detailed figure has 9 points of articulation and comes with its own sword accessory. Packaged in a unique full-color box that includes a fold out diorama of Hawk City, this Entertainment Earth convention exclusive gives fans the chance to recreate the memorable Hawk City scene from the 1980 film Flash Gordon. Will Ming emerge victorious or will Flash save the day once again? It’s up to you, but not for long. This is a limited edition of only 2,400 pieces, each of which comes individually numbered.
Available for the first time on July 8, 2015 at the Entertainment Earth booth #2343 at San Diego Comic-Con, fans will have the first opportunity to grab this individually numbered and limited edition exclusive!
Not attending San Diego Comic-Con 2015? *PRE-ORDER your Flash Gordon and Ming Hawk City Scene 3 3/4-Inch Figure Set – Convention Exclusive at Entertainment Earth now!
(*NOTE: Pre-orders made before San Diego Comic-Con 2015 are not guaranteed to be fulfilled based on limited supplies. Available units will ship after Comic-Con 2015 while supplies last.)
Other Entertainment Earth exclusives include a Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Tina Fey & Amy Poehler 3 1/2-Inch Action Figures Set of 2, Adventure Time Traveling Jake Tin Tote Gift Set – Convention Exclusive, the Batman Classic Chair Cape – Convention Exclusive and more. More than 25 Entertainment Earth convention exclusives will be announced until San Diego Comic-Con. Visit Entertainment Earth and all of our social media networks for the latest Entertainment Earth and San Diego Comic-Con news.
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At Toy Fair 2015, Bif Bang Pow had their new Flash Gordon Retro 3.75″ Figures on display. Unlike many Kenner style retro figures, these look to have a bit more articulation in the elbows and knees. They also had their Big Lebowski “The Dude” 12″ Deluxe Figure. We snapped photos of a few other items on display as well including Venture Brothers, the Twilight Zone, Penny Dreadful, Mike Tyson Mysteries and more.
Here’s a breakdown of the Flash Gordon Series 1 Figures:
Flash Gordon Figures
- Flash Gordon
- Ming The Merciless
- Prince Barin
- Princess Aurora
The folks at Kasual Friday had a few figures on display at Toy Fair 2014. These are 3.25″ figures. Included were:
- Robocop (repaint)
- Rocky Balboa
- Apollo Creed
- Clubber Lang
- Ivan Drago
- The Phantom
- Flash Gordon
- Invasion USA – Chuck Norris
- Evil Dead – Ash
Entertainment Earth has a pre-order up for the Alex Ross Flash Gordon Movie 7-Inch Figures Series 2 Set.
Flash! Savior of the Universe! As a hero of the ages, Flash Gordon has rescued the Earth in cartoons, films, and comic strips. Today, he’s saving the world as an action figure designed by Alex Ross! The Flash Gordon Movie 7-Inch Action Figures feature the industry’s finest sculptors combined with the amazing designs of Alex Ross to create collectibles that are truly out of this world. Each figure includes special accessories and a sense of hyper-realism that will rocket these action figures into the stratosphere!
This Series 2 set includes 4 individually packaged action figures (subject to change):
1x Prince Barin
1x Flash Gordon with White T-Shirt
1x Dale Arden
Flash Gordon, an American football star and title character in the classic 1980 film Flash Gordon, unwillingly travels aboard a rocket ship to the planet Mongo. In order to save Earth from impending destruction, Flash must unite the kingdoms of Mongo to defeat the evil Emperor Ming. Ming unleashes a series of natural disasters upon Earth, but his plans to destroy the planet are thwarted by Flash.
The figures are scheduled to ship in June 2009. You can pre-order the figures Here.
Go Hero Shop has put up a pre-order for their upcoming Flash Gordon figure. The figure is based on Larry “Buster” Crabbe’s portrayal of the classic character.
In 1936 floating cities, rocket ships, and hawk men exploded off the screen in the greatest movie serials of all time!
Starring Larry “Buster” Crabbe as the heroic earthman, Flash Gordon became the film standard of space adventures for children and adults the world over! Having the honor of being the only serial to receive top billing on movie theater marquees, the Flash Gordon serials changed the genre of science fiction forever. Audiences continue to be dazzled by the iconic imagery that remains influential to this day!
COMING SOON FROM GO HERO…for the first time in 1:6 scale figure format, Larry “Buster” Crabbe as Flash Gordon. Explore the strange world of Mongo! Protect the beautiful Dale Arden! Save the Earth from the evil death ray of Ming the Merciless!
This 1:6 Scale collectible figure will Conquer the Universe with:
* Zarkov’s Mini Rocket – Die-cast
* Sword w/ Sheath
* Ray Gun Pistol
* Designer Packaging
* Shirt w/ Lightning Bolt
* 2 Sets of Hands
* Studded Collar
* Ray Gun Rifle
* ATOModel Body
Blue Shirt Edition Size: TBD
Approx Ship Date: TBD
See the pre-order Here. Click the headline of the story for a full gallery of the figure.