Feb 1st 2011 By: Caleb Goellner
Mezco's made quite the impression on movie toy collectors with its Hellboy 2
, Green Hornet, Watchmen
and Green Lantern
line, but now it's DC Comics fandom's turn. Coming in July, the company will unleash smaller-scale Mini Mez-Itz via 2-packs that pit Batman against the Joker, Superman vs. Mongul and Green Lantern vs. Sinestro. And just as the Green Hornet and Kato got their own Mez-Itz Black Beauty in 2010, a Mini Mez-Itz Batmobile set will give the 2" Caped Crusader a ride to call his own this summer.
Retailers like BigBadToyStore
currently list the 2-packs at around $11 a pop, with the Batmobile/Batman set hovering around $19. Considering full-sized Mez-Itz pretty much went for more than double that price, the new scale seems a lot more collector-friendly to fans on a budget.
Current designs seem to reflect mockups rather than full-fledged toy prototypes or production models, but they seem in-keeping with the aesthetic of previous lines, so let's give them all a glance below: