In 1981, a sequel to John Carpenter’s Halloween was launched in theaters. The movie picks up moments after the tip of the unique movie. Michael Myers, having been shot a number of occasions, escapes into the quilt of darkness because the horrors of the night time develop into recognized to the city of Haddonfield. an injured Laurie Strode is distributed to a hospital to get well from her battle with a killer who would develop into her brother. In the movies ultimate battle, Laurie Strode and Dr. Loomis workforce as much as take down Michael Myers as he rampages via Haddonfield Hospital.
The new 2-pack from NECA Toys options 8″ scale clothed variations of Laurie Strode (in her hospital robe) and Dr. Samuel Loomis. The set is a companion piece to the beforehand launch Halloween II Michael Myers 8″ Figure. Our associates at NECA have despatched over the Halloween II 2-Pack to take a look at. After the leap you’ll be able to see my picture gallery and evaluate of the set.
Halloween II – Laurie Strode and Dr. Loomis 8″ Scale Figure 2-Pack by NECA Toys
- Outstanding head sculpts
- Nice material work on Loomis’ clothes
- Great attention to element on Laurie’s accidents
- Excellent paint work
- Great to see extra characters within the Halloween line
- Laurie’s hips join in an odd manner
The Laurie and Loomis 2-pack is available in a collector pleasant window field. The entrance of the field has a big window, making the figures simply seen, together with the equipment. The again showcases the figures, and equipment, as nicely a exhibiting recreated scenes from the tip of Halloween II. Lauri features a pistol. Loomis features a pistol, and a swap out hand with a lighter. a pumpkin from the opening of the movie can also be included.
I’ve been actually wanting ahead to this set. It’s all the time nice to see a extra sturdy roster from a horror collection, particularly one as iconic as Halloween. The set is just about an ideal illustration of the tip of the movie, and the figures slot in properly with the Michael Myers that was already launched. The head sculpts, by sculptor Trevor Grove, are unbelievable. The likenesses look spot on for the size, and there’s some nice detailing just like the wrinkles on Loomis’ face. Paint work is clear and crisp, with no noticeable paint bleed. I’m particularly impressed with how the eyes are painted right here, because the element work there may be extra refined than regular. The material outfit on Laurie is a simply hospital robe that will get the job carried out. It’s easy however seems superb. There are some nice little particulars on the arm and ft, although. NECA sculpted on bandages the place she had them within the movie. The material work, nonetheless, on Loomis’ trench coat and underlying go well with are excellent. The coat has good clear strains, with no undesirable puffiness. To accommodate the coat (which is detachable), the sleeves of Loomis’ go well with will not be there. It’s a bit odd, however I can see customizers having some enjoyable with that.
Dr. Loomis seems to be utilizing the 3.0 body fashion, which has higher proportions and additional articulation. This is particularly useful relating to the ankles, that are full ankle rockers. Laurie seems to be utilizing the identical feminine body we noticed within the They Live 2-pack. The articulation right here is usually stable, and the naked ft assist her to face significantly better than the high heels of the Alien Female from the They Live set. however, the identical oddity with the hips is present, because the hips are related straight up into the body, versus the best way we see on all the opposite figures. This makes it more durable to get something however an everyday standing pose. not a deal breaker for me, however one thing value noting.
The Halloween II Set is completely value selecting up for horror collectors. The two head sculpts are glorious, and it’s an incredible pairing with the Michael Myers determine. Check out a collection of photographs beneath, and the total gallery after that.
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