SPAWN SERIES 22 THE VIKING AGE SKULLSPLITTER

The colors are generally dark, with good silver highlights on the armor. Vikings wore very little metal and they certainly had nothing even approaching scalemail. In fact, if I have any complaints, it’s that it may have worked a bit too well. First off, all these He-Man action figures, while cool, were beginning to make me feel a little childish. The detail is amazing, from the smallest buckle to the tiniest link in his chainmail. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s really more of a Scottish two-handed sword than a Viking sword, but whatever. Please try your search again later.

In terms of historical accuracy, the clothing is a mess, of course – there’s really not a single thing that’s accurate, except maybe the “real fur” parts. The only real problem is that the shoulder joints are not quite hidden by the shoulder pads, so that in some positions the ugly black balljoints are clearly visible. Curse 2 the Spawn Bible by Unknown. But legend says he prayed not to Odin, but to Loki , the god of mischief and deceit. Nicely detailed and well painted. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. No more bubble-on-cardboard backing for McFarlane; everything now comes sealed in these huge plastic fortresses.

This is great for the mint-on-card MOC collector – there’s no cardboard to scratch or tear, or bend over time. In fact, if I have any complaints, it’s that it may have worked a bit too well.

Of course, McFarlane knew I and many, many other collectors was a complete sucker for medieval-themed action figures, and so he enticed me back with Dark Ages.

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For now, we’ll focus on Skullsplitter here. I’m glad he did. I’ll go deeper into the history of Erik when I review the ” Bloodaxe and Thunderhoof ” deluxe set in a few weeks. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I think action figure collectors should reject messy, half-baked biographies and come up with their own stories. Vikings xpawn very little metal and they certainly had nothing even approaching scalemail.

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Please try your search again later. For example, Robert E. The result is a figure so articulated, his joints are actually a bit worrying; the ankles, in particular, can get a little loose, causing the figure to topple over if not properly balanced.

Skullsplitter features 20 points of articulation, including: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Sure, people like J. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Pages with related products.

Fleeing to the surrounding hills, Jorvak prayed for redemption. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The sword looks good in a number of positions, but the shield is a bit awkward and doesn’t really fit right. True to his name, Wulfhere cracked open more than a few heads as if they were rotten fruit with the aid of his flared battle-axe. It’s apparent the writer of the bio flipped through a few sources on Scandinavian medieval history, and maybe glanced at the Norse Myths section of the Encyclopedia Mythica.

Anyone familiar with the comic will easily recognize Skullsplitter as Dublanc. It looks cool and is made of a sturdy plastic. No, it wasn’t the sculpt that really impressed me about Skullsplitter.

Historically, the most salient name in the little tale above is Erik Bloodaxe, a real historical figure and Viking who is probably best known for his many raids on England in fact, he was the ruler of York on two non-consecutive skullsplitted. Toss him in the freezer for a few hours, then pull them out and gently try again. No more bubble-on-cardboard backing for McFarlane; everything now comes sealed in these huge plastic fortresses.

Jorvak the Skullsplitter – named for his favorite deadly battle tactic – led a band of ths warriors. English Choose a language for shopping. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

McFarlane’s Spawn – Series 22 R3 (The Viking Age) – Skullsplitter

Video Games and Toys. But, believe it or not, the saga of this action figure’s heritage does not end with simple historical blasphemy. McFarlane Toys has always been able to jam a good number of joints into their figures, but “useful” articulation is often at a premium. Skullsplitter’s accessories are simple: So here’s the good news: Over the past few years McFarlane has taken some heavy criticism for the lack of articulation in their figures: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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He’s big, articulated, well-sculpted, and relatively cheap. See and discover other items: I actually find it rather interesting; if McFarlane can take these characters, change their names and cook up a new back storywhy can’t I? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Forget the vaguely named “Skullsplitter”: Get to Know Us. In terms of historical accuracy, the clothing is a mess, of course – there’s really not a single thing that’s accurate, except maybe the “real fur” parts. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The colors are generally dark, with good silver highlights on the armor. Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Please make sure wge you are posting in the form of a question. As always, Skullsplitter is made from the stinky, vaguely rubbery plastic McFarlane has been using for years. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?