Coming Soon: McFarlane’s Beefy Armored Batman of Dark Knight Returns

Ready to kick the big blue boy scout’s rear? Prepared to go all out in a final battle with the government’s tool in a dreary near-future Gotham City?
The Dark Knight Return’s version of Batman is my favorite interpretation of the crime fighter. I got the graphic novel just before the 1989’s film release. Frank Miller’s art and story about a retired Bruce Wayne coming back to fight harsher threats in a world that has fetishized superheroes was a trip for my young mind.
At that time, the big two’s superheroes were still all straight and narrow, rarely delving into such bleak subject matter. To see Batman fight Superman to the death was something new and impactful. That was until it was done to death, and Zack Snyder ruined the moment on film.
Regardless, McFarlane toys is tackling the Bat in his armored suit, as seen in the final pages of the comic. It captured all the details and more, even the huge barrel chest piece. Check it out below.

DC | McFarlane
The DC Multiverse Dark Knight Returns 7-Inch Scale Action Figure comes packaged in a blister box and comes with a collectible art card that features comic artwork on the front, and character biography on the back. Featured in the iconic style of Frank Miller’s Armored Batman Suit based on The Dark Knight Returns comic. The DC Multiverse The Dark Knight Returns Armored Batman 7-Inch Scale Action Figure features up to 22 points of articulation and comes with alternate hands and a display base.
As a child, Bruce Wayne watched as his parents were brutally killed in Gotham City’s Crime Alley. Traumatized by their deaths, he devoted his life to becoming the world’s greatest weapon against crime—the Batman! He’s a master detective and an expert martial artist, but his greatest weapon is his mind. Batman has a plan for every occasion, as well as high-tech weapons, gadgets, and vehicles to assist him in his relentless pursuit of justice! Now, after 10 years in retirement, Batman returns in an armored suit and ready for an epic battle to determine the fate of the Earth.
Batman, all decked out for his final battle with Superman, will be hitting shelves in August. You can pre-order him at Entertainment Earth now for $19.99.

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Mike Phalin

Longtime problematic entertainment journalist. The former workhorse for Dread Central,, and Fanbolt.

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