Wednesday, January 18, 2023

BendyFigs - BATGIRL!

The Noble Collection - DC Comics BendyFigs - Batgirl - Noble Toys 2022

I find it very interesting that the "Burnside Batgirl" design has seemingly taken over as the evergreen version of Batgirl. It makes sense since it's a very utilitarian costume with clothing components that are believable for a young hero to have acquired. Plus it has all the classic Batgirl trademarks: Bat-cowl, red hair, height yellow bat symbol, and of course bright boots and gloves. What isn't always so standardized (but much appreciated) is the purple-hued color palette. We first saw Batgirl in purple in the 1966 Batman TV show, but then we didn't see Barbara wearing the color until The Batman in 2004 followed by the 2011 Batgirl comic reboot (and that was only a purple cape). But since then, the majority of her costumes have incorporated the color and I'm very happy. I like pretty much all Batgirl's costumes over the years, but I always prefer things on the colorful side. I don't normal buy bendy figures, but I somehow always end up buying these the Noble Collection Bendyfigs. Let's check out Batgirl below.

Confession: My Batgirl came with a severely mis-painted mouth. Her teeth were painted onto her lips, her lips were touching her nose, and the whole visage was creepy. I got her in the mail and had no way of returning her, so I just color-matched the paint and fixed the errors. I've never seen another copy of this figure in real life for comparison, so I'm assuming my messed up version was a fluke and not a running problem. The next two photos show what she looked like fresh out the package.

I never attempt to bendy my bendies too much. 
I think it tends to distort the sculpt and make them look like spaghetti people.
But these figures are made of sturdy rubber with what I assume is a metal armature.

And voila.... coloring in the lines.

Time for some Group and Comparison Pics!

Here are the three Gotham ladies from the Noble Collection: Harley Quinn, Catwoman, and Batgirl.


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