By Hervé St-Louis
Feb 22, 2009 - 10:14
Ozymandias reminds me of an old Rick Veitch series The Brat Pack where he featured action figures of super heroes in the cover of on issue. He really feels more like an action figure than any of the other Watchmen toys. It’s hard to explain what I mean by this so bear with me. Like the other Watchmen toys, Ozymandias is likened after the movie character appearing in The Watchmen. The Watchmen was a comic book published in the1986-7 by DC Comics and has been adapted for the film, upon which the action figure is based on.
In the comic books, Ozymandias always appeared a bit more plastic and perfect than other characters. He was the perfect man. It seems that the movie cast captured this so well, that the action figure, based on the likeness of a real man with plastic qualities, captured the action figure qualities of the character. I know hard to explain.
But look at this action figure. It is perfectly proportioned and features a ripped body including nipples in his suit. Moreover Ozymandias has boying and symmetric look that makes him feel like an action figure’s action figure.
It’s hard to explain, but let’s just say that this is one of the best action figures I’ve bought in a while, considering how many I buy and the price this sucker cost me. You’ll enjoy it, if you’re a connoisseur of action figures. I have no complaints about him, He stands well on his own or with his action figure stand. He has enough articulations and looks good next to other Watchmen action figures.
Rating: 9.5 /10