This is one of my favorite action figures of all time. This was one of the first DC Universe Classics I bought. I have always been a fan of the design and bright colors on Red Tornado's costume. Mattels rendition of this character was a perfect match to the classic dcu R.T. the paint job on this figure is nothing short of magnificent. All the base plastic is red so you don't need to worry about paint rub. They airbrushed on a darker red fore all the shading on the body. The lines on the costume are super sharp. They are all bright yellow with a orange wash(some of the ones I saw in stores didn't have this orange wash but I was lucky enough to get one of the ones that did. His cape and gloves are made of soft rubber. Like most dcu his cape attaches to his back so that it doesn't flop...[See More]
Red Tornado is a robot, right? And he wears a cape? What the heck? Robots have fashion senses now?
The Red Guy stands about 6.5 inches tall, just peachy. The body is all very standard, only the gloves and odd boot-cuffs stand-out (this would make the perfect base for the new Captain America design). The whole body is mostly red (would be great for a Daredevil custom too!) with the yellow lines painted-on. It looks like they tried to shade those yellow lines because there are faint but noticeable streaks of red on them. Some things are better left un-shaded guys, it’s not like there’s any detail that needs to be made to pop-out, like on Firestorm. Both gloved hands are in fists, you can slip the included clear-red tornado effect piece over one of them with no worry of damage to the...[See More]
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