Avengers: Age of Ultron – 1/12 Scale Hulkbuster by Comicave!

Today we have new images and details for the Avengers: Age of Ultron – 1/12 Scale Hulkbuster figure by Comicave. This awesome offering stands 11 inches tall and LED light up features. The release date will be January 2017. Check out all the images below and let us know what you think about Iron Man ‘Hulkbuster’ AFTER THE JUMP!

Tooling Stage
As at December 2016, we are at the stage of the first test shot of the 1/12 Hulkbuster figure with tooling done. The team is testing out the tolerance level of the figure in various aspects, after the die-cast and movable parts are being assembled together. Here are some progress photos we would like to share with everyone.

We first assembled Hulkbuster’s leg. The team will check on its fitting, articulation and overall balance with the die-cast pieces on.

The mechanical movement of this figure is the chest armor, which opens up to reveal a half-bust Iron Man Mark 43 inside. It is activated by a spring-loaded mechanical button at the back of the figure. This feature is shown later in the “Design” segment.

The above shows pre-painted test-shot pieces of the chest armor and helmet from tooling. We will share more photos when we have the pieces painted.


Retractable Armor
Currently our development team have decided that the forearm armor of the 1/12 Hulkbuster will be tri-tier and retractable. This enhances the overall outlook of the figure as the design in this aspect has been improved to be more sophisticated, and realistic to what we see in the actual movie.

Extensive Light-up Features
Its prototype stage as at August 2016, shows development of LED light fixtures in the eyes, chest, palms, back, kneecaps, shin, calves, and soles.

Battery Consumption
With the high details and light-up features in place, please anticipate the use of a substantial amount of batteries consumption as well. The structure has been planned out in this manner:

Helmet -2 batteries
Left Arm – 2 batteries
Right arm – 2 batteries
Body & Mark 43 – 6 batteries
Left Leg – 4 batteries
Right Leg – 4 batteries
Mechanical Movements
The main mechanical movement of the 1/12 Hulkbuster features the opening of its chest armor to reveal an Iron Man Mark 43 armor inside. The overall outlook of the figure has since been enhanced as well from our last sharing via a short video clip.

Enhanced Design
For overall level of aesthetic physiques, each on/off switch will be hidden in the respective arm. The on/off switches for lights on kneecaps, shin, calves and sole lights are synchronized and fixed along the slider on each side if its foot.


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