1/6 Michael Jackson (Bad Version) By Hot Toys


Hot Toys channels the "Bad"-side of the late-great Michael Jackson with their upcoming 1/6th-scaled action figure release, based on MJ's 1987-album "BAD"! Besides the awesome-looking costume (which also includes an additional "Dirty Diana"-look), the figure also features HT's "Parallel Eyeball Rolling System (PERS) and colored Translucent Iris" ~ within a headsculpted by Lee So Young (head painting by JC. Hong and directed by Yulli), the figure is scheduled for a release in the 2nd quarter of 2010. CLICK THRU for mondo-more images, product-descriptions and e-newsletter-text.

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FYI: This current 1/6th Michael Jackson (Bad Version) M-Icon release is the third in Hot Toy's DX-Series (after Batman & The Joker) and is the third MJ-figure to be released, after their "Thriller" and "Billie Jean" versions.

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1/6th scale Michael Jackson Collectible Figure (Bad Version) [Product code: DX03 / www]

HOT-TOYS-PRESS: Michael Jackson is forever in our heart. His iconic song “Bad” in 1987 is still well-received nowadays. Paying tribute to our King of Pop, Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Michael Jackson collectible figure again, this time depicting his image in his popular hit Bad’s music video in 1987, highlighting the authentic head sculpt, the multi-layered stereoscopic hair sculpture and the highly-detailed costume of his style. A complimentary value-added set of upper outfit portraying his image in the Dirty Diana music video in 1988 is also presented.


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The 1/6th scale Michael Jackson (Bad version) collectible specially features:

- Authentic and detailed fully realized likeness of Michael Jackson in the Bad music video
- Newly developed head sculpt with new make-up
- Parallel Eyeball Rolling System (PERS) and colored Translucent Iris
- Multi-layered stereoscopic hair sculpture
- Slim version of TrueType body with 38 points of articulation
- Approximately 30 cm tall
- One (1) pair of punches, five (5) additional right and two (2) extra left interchangeable and posing palms
- Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted

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[Parallel Eyeball Rolling System (PERS) and colored Translucent Iris]
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Costume:
- Two (2) sets of costumes (one (1) set for Bad version and one (1) set of upper outfit in Dirty Diana image)
- Bad costume:
+ Black jacket with buckles, zips and pouches as accessories
+ Black and white tees
+ Black pants with buckles and a red stripe on the left
+ Four (4) belts with buckles (three (3) in black and one (1) in brown)
+ One (1) pair of black shoes with buckles
+ Nine (9) pieces of black gloves with buckles (six (6) for right hands, three (3) for left hands) (right gloves with rivets added)
- Dirty Diana costume:
+ A set of white shirt and tee

Accessory:
- Square-shaped deluxe figure stand with LED lights with Michael Jackson nameplate and M ICON DX series title

Artists:
- Head Sculpted by Lee So Young
- Head Painted by JC. Hong
- Head Art Directed by Yulli
- Figure Costume Made by Namgung Mijin
- Accessory Sculpted by Kouhei Okui

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HOT-TOYS_NEWSLETTER: Michael Jackson is forever in our heart. Paying tribute to the King of Pop, the most successful and influential entertainer of all time, we are proud to present the Michael Jackson's collectible figure again, this time depicting his image in his popular hit Bad's music video in 1987.

This fine collectible is one of the M ICON DX series, highlighting Hot Toys' exclusively invented Parallel Eyeball Rolling System (PERS), newly developed head sculpt and multi-layered stereoscopic hair sculpture. All these combined real-like features would bring him back to life!

Another highlight is the one-of-his-kind costume. This full set of Bad version costume is highly-detailed, showcasing not only the outfits, but also the accessories such as buckled belts and riveted gloves. Again value-added, this deluxe set is complimentary with a set of upper outfit portraying his Dirty Diana music video image in 1988.

Stage is essential for superstar. A square-shaped deluxe figure stand with LED lights which imitates the stage effects is equipped for his great performance. Together with his nameplate and the M ICON DX series title, it is also a great collectible!


BONUS VIDEO: Michael Jackson's BAD in this 16 minute version. The video was directed by Martin Scorsese.

"In his 1988 autobiography Moonwalk, Jackson wrote: “Bad" is a song about the street. It's about this kid from a bad neighborhood who gets to go away to a private school. He comes back to the old neighborhood when he's on a break from school and the kids from the neighborhood start giving him trouble. He sings, "I'm bad, you're bad, who's bad, who's the best?" He's saying when you're strong and good, then you're bad." [via Wiki]

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