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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Road to The Last Jedi: Supreme Leader Snoke (Throne Room) from Star Wars: The Black Series Phase III by Hasbro
Height: 7 1/8ths inches
Articulation: Swivel/hinge ankles, double hinged knees, swivel thighs, ball jointed hips, ball jointed mid-torso, swivel/hinge shoulders, swivel biceps, double hinged elbows, swivel/hinge wrists, a hinged neck, and a ball jointed head.
Accessories: Belt and 2-piece throne
Non-Scalper Price: $39.99
* Snoke has an unusual build as he is very tall, very slim, and rather gaunt. The robe he wears is not removable but it is an actual soft goods robe and gives the figure a rather cool appearance. Snoke's built is removable, however. It's made from a pliable plastic and is easily removable.
* Snoke's headsculpt is incredible. The sculpt is very disturbing (down to his throat) and features all kinds of odd-looking scars and deformities. The paintwork is also really impressive and nuanced.
* It might be a little weird looking but there is something rather intriguing about Snoke's emaciated from. What is this guy's deal?
* I've seen a lot of criticism of Snoke's robe but, in person, it looks pretty cool. Again, it's a rather unusual design, but it has an impressive somewhat glittery texture woven into it.
* Snoke is as well articulated as any other Black Series figure, and perhaps even more so due to his double hinged elbows and his lanky proportions.
* He also sits perfectly in his throne! Man, I really want a throne made for the Emperor now, too!
* And here's the throne! It's a really large, sturdy accessory that has a great Star Wars-ish appearance to it. The sculpted details look great on this. It also should connect to the flooring that comes with the upcoming Kylo Ren (Throne Room) figure that is a Wal-Mart exclusive.
* The paint detail is pretty cool, too. There are lots of painted lights and buttons all over the sides of the throne as well as lighting around the middle.
* The back of the throne has some rather soft sculpting and no paintwork. It's a bit bland, really.
* Snoke's gold slippers are weird, but his massive ankles are weirder. Yikes!
This is the first action figure of Snoke that I've reviewed. If you're looking for more Black Series figures, check out the following:
442nd Siege Battalion Clone Trooper, 212th Attack Battalion Utapau Trooper, Coruscant Guard ---(Phase II), and 501st Legion Clone Trooper 4 pack
Admiral Ackbar and First Order Officer
Captain Cassian Andor (Eadu)
Captain Poe Dameron
C-3PO (Resistance Base)
Clone Captain Rex (HasCon Exclusive)
Clone Commander Gree
Darth Vader (Emperor's Wrath)
Elite Praetorian Guard
Finn (First Order Disguise)
First Order Flametrooper
First Order General Hux
First Order Snowtrooper
First Order Snowtrooper Officer
First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter
First Order Stormtrooper
First Order Stormtrooper Executioner
First Order TIE Fighter Pilot
General Leia Organa
Grand Admiral Thrawn (SDCC Exclusive)
Guardians of Evil 4-Pack
Imperial AT-ACT Driver
Imperial Death Trooper
Imperial Death Trooper, Captain Cassian Andor, and Sergeant Jyn Erso (Jedha) 3 pack
Imperial Hovertank Pilot
Imperial Shock Trooper
Imperial Royal Guard
Kylo Ren (SDCC 2016)
Kylo Ren (The Last Jedi)
Kylo Ren (Starkiller Base)
Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (SDCC 2016)
Phase 1 Clone Trooper Commander, Phase II Clone Trooper, Imperial Stormtrooper, and First Order ---Stormtrooper Officer four pack
Poe Dameron and First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper
Princess Leia Organa
R2-A3, R5-K6, and R2-F2
Rey (Jakku) & BB-8
Rey (Jedi Training)
Rey (Starkiller Base)
Rey's Speeder (Jakku)
Sandtrooper Sergeant, Crimson Stormtrooper, Lieutenant OXIXO, and R2-Q5
Scarif Stormtrooper Squad Leader
Sergeant Jyn Erso (Eadu)
Sergeant Jyn Erso (Jedha)
X-34 Landspeeder & Luke Skywalker (SDCC Exclusive)
X-Wing Pilot Asty