Power and Honor Foundation and the amazing Battle Ram Blog!) Skeletor has become a pop culture icon and still seems to generate as much, and possibly even more, merchandise than He-Man. I own a ton of Skeletor stuff (and that's just what I've reviewed, not all I own) but this cutesy little Dorbz Skeletor caught my eye today. It's such a far cry from the vintage Skeletor and yet it kind of somehow represents the love that fans have for this villain. I've reviewed quite a few MOTU Dorbz lately and I've even reviewed another version of this figure. Based on the infamous "Disco" Skeletor from the 200x era this Dorbz release was a metallic painted exclusive to Big Apple Collectibles. Actually, last time I checked he's still available! Let's take a look at the oddly titled Dorbz Skeletor (Black Hood) (Metallic) after the break...
Height: 3 1/8ths inches
Articulation: Swivel head
Original Retail Price: $6.99 (You can still buy him!)
Year of Release: 2018
* On the left is the metallic variant of this figure that I'm reviewing today while the standard "Chase" variant Skeletor is in the middle and the regular Dorbz Skeletor is on the right. These guys all share sculpts with different paint jobs to differentiate them.
* Since the packaging is collector friendly I might as well show it off,
right? The package is mostly
collector friendly (there is a round piece of tape holding the box
closed on top but you can just open it from the bottom) and it features
the Castle Grayskull brick design that most MOTU
product used between 2013 and 2019. Another thing that's cool to
mention is both the front and the back of the box have a transparent
window so you can see both sides of the figure without removing it from
* This guy is just a repaint of the Dorbz "Chase" Skeletor I've already reviewed, but that metallic paint really does wonders for him, doesn't it? It's quite nice and really does a fantastic job of capturing the bizarre, sparkly chest of the 200x Disco Skeletor figure. This is definitely a bizarre rendition of Skeletor, but it's also a testament to his popularity and style. The guy looks good in anything!
I've reviewed so many toys based on Skeletor/ Keldor that I've given him his own review archive. Check out Snake Mountain for a plethora of Skeletor reviews!
For more Dorbz: Masters of the Universe reviews check out the following:
Man At Arms
Skeletor (Black Hood)
Skeletor with Panthor
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