One of the highlights of last year’s Batman V. Superman, Gal Godot’s Amazonian warrior has her own movie in June, Justice League in November and a whole slew of toys, statues and collectibles shown at the 2017 New York Toy Fair to fill the space between.
Wonder Woman is one of DC’s central figures, and one of the most beloved comic book characters in history, and now she’s finally getting the recognition she deserves in the toy and collectibles space. Would DC Collectibles have offered a $US350 ($456) tiara, bracelet and Lasso of Truth replica set 10 years ago?
The relatively small booth housing DC Collectibles’ fancy wares was dominated by Wonder Woman. The first thing anyone visiting sees is this magnificent statue.
The deluxe Movie Wonder Woman on Horseback statue (coming in April for $US350 [$456]) set the tone for a display of Diana’s finest. There’s fantasy fare, like the $US350 ($456) (they love that price point) Gotham City Garage statue.
There’s work based on June’s Wonder Woman movie, like this $US280 ($365) Wonder Woman and her guy friend statue.
The $US150 ($195) statue of Gal Godot’s Wonder Woman from the Justice League movie is part of a series featuring some less important characters (come at me, Flash… oh, he already did).
And in case you’re looking for something a bit more stylised, the $US85 ($111) Garcia Lopez “Art of War” statue is out in July.
In case you want something in a more affordable size, Mattel’s Wonder Woman doll lineup is pretty fantastic, featuring some amazing face sculpts.
Also, horse sculpts.
Mattel’s DC Super Hero Girls line continues, adding new characters like Starfire and Frost while continuing to give us new looks at their black-and-blue-haired take on our favourite Amazonian.
It wouldn’t be a major entertainment property without Funko getting in on the action. The Rock Candy figure of Wonder Woman in her training outfit is either gorgeous or adorable, I can’t tell.
The Pop! figures are big-headed blank stares all ’round.
Lastly, a special bonus from someone who didn’t skip the Mattel Collector event on Sunday like a bonehead, a sneak peek at movie villain Ares, via the DC Comics Multiverse build-a-figure set.
— Stitch Kingdom (@stitchkingdom) February 19, 2017
Wonder Woman fans are in for a real treat in the toy and collectible stores this year. Hopefully June’s movie will be good enough to get non-Wonder Woman fans to toe the line.