Upon first look at this collectible figure, I nearly started drooling. Leonardo, leader of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, is in 1/6 scale! The first of Mondo’s TMNT series in this scale, Leonardo is paving the way for his brothers to start a stunning collection that you can start right now!
This thing is seriously interactive. With over 25 points of articulation, Leo is able to be put in any pose. With interchangeable heads, hands, weapons, and accessories, this figure looks like it came straight out of Eastman and Laird’s comic book, and is ready for one badass display.
The figure comes with quite a number of accessories: the classic comic red mask head, the cartoon blue mask head, dual katana and scabbards, one set of C-grip hands, one set of climbing claw hands, one hand pointing a “finger of leadership,” two four-point shuriken, two eight-point shuriken, a grappling hook (with its cord), an Utrom Blaster, a belt with scabbard straps, pre-mutation Splinter, and pre-mutation baby Leonardo. Yeah. I know, right? That’s a lot of stuff, which makes the seemingly steep retail price of $149.99 seem more understandable. As you can tell, this isn’t just a figure for your collection; this is a mini-collection for your collection.
Ramirez Studios: Joe Allard, Irena Matar, and Mike Najera have outdone themselves. Leo really does resemble the comic book character, and comes with some insanely awesome PVC sculpting. From shell to muscles, Leo is perfectly sculpted, rounded, and movable. Some joints stick a little, like the hips, but they’re actually really useful when going for an action-based pose.
The paint job on this figure is really good, from shadows and grit to highlights, everything looks realistic and rather dramatic. The pre-mutated Leo, though, has a few inconsistencies when it comes to paint. It isn’t quite up to par with the rest of the set, but it’s a really cute addition nonetheless.
Once Mondo releases their entire TMNT collection, together the figures will look just about as epic as can be. Any TMNT/Eastman fan has got to get their hands on this. Other than a great display piece, this is a collection that pays homage to a timeless story that, from humble and humorous beginnings, has turned into one of the biggest franchises to date.
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