Now, THIS is a perfect example of why reading MTV Geek is totally more important than working! First, we showed you a pic from the London Toy Fair from the new ThunderCats' animated series. Then we gave you an exclusive look at an official image from the upcoming show. Now, we're about to give you an EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK at Mezco's new Mega-Scale ThunderCats figure of their fearless leader, Lion-O! What's that? You didn't know Mezco Toyz had scored their own license to make some wicked-cool ThunderCats collectibles?! Well, we didn't either… but we do now, and couldn't be more excited! So quit worrying about writing up those reports, and check out this awesome pic and info straight from the 80s lovin' toymakers over at Mezco:
Official Press Release:
Mezco Mega-Scale ThunderCats™ Lion-O
Straight from the ThunderCats' Lair on Third Earth, it's Lion-O and the legendary mystic Sword of Omens.
This mega-scale figure measures over 20 inches tall from the tip of his upraised, extended sword to the soles of his Thunderian boots.
Featuring 7 points of articulation this mega figure is superbly detailed, perfectly capturing not only the iconic look of Lion-O as he appeared in the classic television series, but the essence, of Lion-O as he proudly raises the mystic Sword of Omens towards the heavens and roars out "Thundercats, Ho!" He comes complete with his impressive Claw Shield and a removable mystic Sword Of Omens.
Lion-O is packaged in a collector friendly window box that allows him to be displayed while remaining Mint In Box.
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Yes, 2011 is shaping up to be a big year for the ThunderCats, spearheaded by the upcoming animated series on Cartoon Network, and this Lion-O Mega-Scale figure is but the first of many, many, toys to come. In fact, MTV Geek will be bringing you full coverage of all things ThunderCats related during the 2011 American International Toy Fair, along with tons of other toy reviews and previews leading up to the big show!