The Walking Dead has shattered ratings records and has become a pop culture phenomenon and McFarlane Toys has provided fans with the chance to have a piece of the show and comic book series with their premiere toy line. In June, McFarlane will release a new wave of The Walking Dead action figures and Newsarama had a hands-on sneak peek with the new 7-inch Negan and 5-inch 3-pack of Michonne, Rick, and Daryl, all showcasing their Season 7 appearances.
The first thing you’re going to notice are the astonishing likenesses of actors Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. So let’s get started and take a look at the heroic 3-pack with Rick, Michonne, and Daryl.
Rick, Michonne, & Daryl 5-Inch Figures
Facial likeness aside, the level of sculpt at this scale is tremendous. Beginning with Rick, from the folds of his jacket, on to the shoulders and the cuffs, it looks incredibly lifelike. Going down to his jeans and boots, the way it’s all sculpted appears to be as real as it gets with how they crease and bend. His belt has a slightly different texture, which was a nice touch.
Rick’s paint job is fairly gory as blood is dripping from his face, hands, and chest, but detailed in an accurate way in how it would be splashed on him. At first glance, his jacket and pants appeared to be the same color, but under further inspection, the jacket is a pinch darker, keeping up with the show’s depiction.
The articulation across the board for these 5-inch toys is something a bit different, but really cool. Though it’s a bit weird that Rick didn’t have any waist articulation or the ability to rotate. The jacket is a stiff and doesn’t give way so that might have…