... It’s not great. Bummer!


While the news that Benoist’s take on the Woman of Steel would be part of the next wave of Mattel’s DC Comics Multiverse line of six-inch action figures was great news at first, but newly released images of the figure have dampened that excitement quite a bit. The overall figure is solid, and the costume is well recreated. But man , that face.

Here she is next to the severed left leg of Doomsday, because why not?

That’s... well, it’s Melissa Benoist, after an allergic reaction to kryptonite peanuts. Or it’s Mattel. surprised at the thought of having to sculpt a live-action DC superhero with a smile and wondering what the hell that might actually look like. Either way, it’s not good. Which is a shame, because a Supergirl TV show action figure is a delightful idea!


Supergirl will be available alongside an armored Batman and Carrie Kelley Robin from The Dark Knight Returns comic, and a Doomsday version of Superman, later this year. Each figure comes with a part of a larger Doomsday action figure to create when you’ve bought all of them, but you’ll have to also splash out on a Dark Knight Returns Mutant Leader and, weirdly enough, Bald Jesse Eisenberg from Batman v Superman toy to get every piece as well.

[Toy News International]