Tuesday, May 30, 2017

DC Nation Aardman - CATWOMAN!

DC Nation - Aardman Action Figure 5-Pack - Catwoman - DC Collectibles 2013

Back in 2012 there was a spectacular little television show called DC Nation on the Cartoon Network. The anchors for this animation block were full-length cartoons like Green Lantern, Teen Titans Go!, Young Justice, and Beware the Batman. But the best part was the crazy variety of animated shorts that filled in the gaps. Some of my favorites included Amethyst, Super Best Friends Forever, Shade the Changing Man, Batman of Shanghai, Metal Men, and a super-stylized Wonder Woman series that reminded me of a 70's pulp film. My number one favorite though was the DC World's Funnest which featured Aardman's unique claymation interpretations of the main DC A-listers. They featured dubbed children's voices in the vein of Aardman's Creature Comforts and Penny. There were ten World's Funnest shorts in all and I loved them. DC Collectibles did a decent job merchandising DC Nation. Aside from these figures, there was a Super BFF series, a plush Deadman, and Robert Valley Wonder Woman statue. Not bad at all.

Of course this Catwoman figure was the only one I really coveted, and of course she only came in an expensive 5-Pack with a handful of figure re-releases (meaning most people splurging on the set would not be parting with Catwoman). But I am nothing if not patient and a mere 5 years later I snagged her on eBay for five bucks. She is a goofy figure for sure, but a total steal at that price.

Catwoman comes with a fishbone accessory.

Here is a solicit pic of the 5-pack.

She is only articulated at her arms and tail. Plus she weighs a lot. She's solid plastic and the size of a potato.

Time for a Comparison Pic!


1 comment:

  1. Great deal! I got the set a while back as a gift from my wife and I love it. They're so weird yet charming