Monday, March 9, 2015

Incoming: Asmus Toys HOBT02 1/6th scale The Hobbit "Bard the Bowman" 12-inch action figure

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a 2014 epic fantasy adventure film, directed by Peter Jackson and written by Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. It is the third and final installment in the three-part film adaptation based on the novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, following An Unexpected Journey (2012) and The Desolation of Smaug (2013), and together they act as a prequel to Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Luke Evans stars as Bard the Bowman, a skilled archer and the heir of Girion, the last king of old Dale. He was described as "grim faced" and while a guardsman of Esgaroth he was often predicting floods and poisoned fish. He rallied the guards to defend the town when the dragon came. Bard was able to slay the dragon Smaug with the Black Arrow after a tip from the old thrush (who had overheard Bilbo Baggins' description of Smaug) had revealed an unarmoured spot on the dragon's underside.

Asmus Toys HOBT02 1/6th scale The Hobbit "Bard" 12-inch action figure specially features: Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Bard from The Hobbit Trilogy with Approximately 30 cm tall Super action male body which has Over 36 points of articulation plus 3 pairs of interchangeable hands.

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Costume: Coat, Silk over-shirt, Linen shirt, Pants, Fur-lined fingerless gloves x 4, Fur-lined leg wraps x 2

Weapons: 1 bow, 6 arrows, Quiver x 2, Quiver used to slay Smaug x 2, Black arrow used to slay Smaug

Accessories: Asmus figure stand

Related "archer" posts:
May 26, 2008 – Hawkeye action figure by Toy Biz posted on my toy blog HERE
April 2, 2011 – Mattel Retro-Action Green Arrow 8-inch Action Figure reviewed HERE
April 17, 2011 – O is for Oliver Queen aka Green Arrow (pictures HERE)
May 7, 2011 – Hot Toys MMS128 (Movie Masterpiece Series) 1/6th scale Abigail Whistler Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from the "Blade: Trinity" movie reviewed HERE, HERE and HERE
December 1, 2014 – Flirty Girl Collectibles FGCDX-005 Heroes of the North 1/6 HORNET™ Female Collectible Figure (pictures HERE)

1 comment:

tofanpw said...

Sigh, I'm still waiting for any pictures of updated head sculpt before preordering this figure, everything's great except for the likeness, that is not luke evans, looked a bit like a japanese samurai.