Thursday, May 22, 2014

Check out WorldBox 1/6 scale "Mortal Kombat" Kung Lao 12-inch action figure - that's a cool hat!

Kung Lao (Chinese: 空佬; pinyin: Kōnglăo) is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series, introduced as a player character in Mortal Kombat II in 1993. He is a former Shaolin monk and a former member of the White Lotus Society who stands in the shadow of his great ancestor, the Great Kung Lao. Kung Lao is a close friend of the series' protagonist Liu Kang and together they were the main characters of the spin-off game Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks. He gained considerable popularity and favorable critical reception, in large part because of his famous weapon resembling Oddjob's hat.


WorldBox 1/6 scale "Mortal Kombat" Kung Lao 12-inch figure from the Mortal Kombat Video Games Series specially features: One (1) sculpted head, One (1) crazy durable body 2.0, Two (2) pairs of hand, One (1) hat, One (1) black clothing, One (1) blue pants, One (1) pair of Upper arm protectors, One (1) pair of Arm protectors, One (1) red belt, One (1) red ribbon, One (1) black chest holsters, One (1) pair of boots, One (1) broken neck, One (1) Blood soaked splatter, One (1) platform for hat

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As stated in Kung Lao's bio card that after the first Mortal Kombat game, the creators wanted a monk character other than Liu Kang. According to Mortal Kombat co-creator John Tobias, Kung Lao's hat was inspired by the 1964 James Bond movie Goldfinger, in which a villain Oddjob threw his special derby hat as a deadly weapon.


Release date: Q3, 2014

You can pre-order this figure from BBTS (link HERE)

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July 21, 2013 – World Box 1/6 scale "Mortal Kombat" SUB-ZERO 12-inch ninja collectible figure previewed HERE

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

1st Sub Zero. Now Kung Lao? I want more! More MK please! Haha hahaha!

@lex Gen X 1:6 Hardcore said...

That's one happy customer haha