Sunday, January 6, 2013

Realm of the Underworld - Zoloworld

Hot out of their molds from China comes a brand new line of action figures from Zoloworld. The company known for their protective cases for carded figures have just released a new retro styled set of figures. Realm of the Underworld is a line of sword and sorcery action figures that are styled to look like 1980's Mattel and Remco figures. I per-ordered some figures over the summer and they just arrived. The package included promotional cards for the three characters I ordered.


Each figure comes carded on a cool looking card back. The only packaging difference between the figures are the little star burst sticker at the figures' knees that state the toys name. The reverse side of the card back features hand drawn cross sell art (not pictured)


 Hercules - Son of Zeus


Archfiend - Skeleton Minion


Acromancer - Evil Warrior


 Acromancer without Hades' helmet

The battle between good and evil... check out the animated review below.



10 comments:

  1. I had never heard of these till now. They look fantastic. I'd love to add these to my Masters of the Universe Collection. Thanks for the review!

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    1. They were just released. Zoloworld is a Pennsylvania (state I live in) company, and I found out about them though an event they held in New Jersey. I've met the owner and bought some of their protective cases. So I sort of follow what they are up to. They are cool and wave one is selling fast.
      http://www.underworldfigures.com/

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  2. I saw them when they were first announced. I just didn't like the price point. $20 right?

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    1. Well, when companies like Hasbro and Mattel are getting $9 for a 3 3/4 figure and producing hundreds of thousands of them, the production cost will be much higher for a 5 3/4" figure being produced in a much smaller run size. Believe me, I thought twice about getting them. I really wanted to support Mike and his endeavor in bringing back some of these 80's designs.

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    1. Nice! Which guys did you get?

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    2. I got the two main ones with Herc and Acro. I will be posting on them tomorrow and plan giving your stop motion review a mention. : )

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    3. Got the blog post of these over at the Cosmic Ark if you want to check it out and i gave your review a mention too. : )

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  4. After doing my review I decided to order a couple Ultimate Evil Archfiends. They arrived today (next day, that's how close I am to these guys) so look for a review of that particular figure in the coming week.

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