New Glow-In-The-Dark RoboCop Action Figure to Party Like it’s 1989
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the cinematic debut of RoboCop, NECA is paying homage to the franchise in what’s possibly the most legit manner conceivable. No, they aren’t erecting a statue — they’re releasing a 7″ glow-in-the-dark RoboCop action figure at Toys R Us. How is that the most legit? Well, it just so happens this “Night Fighter” RoboCop is the spiritual descendant of Kenner’s 1989 RoboCop Ultra Police toy line, which was itself a tie-in to RoboCop: The Animated Series. This new Night Fighter may not fire caps on its back like the original or come fitted with a gatling gun arm and dazzling blue chrome, but that does nothing to diminish the sheer radness of a movie-style glow-in-the-dark cyborg toy. Pricing info isn’t currently available, but it’s safe to assume it will sell for around the same $15-16 TRU price point as NECA’s current other RoboCop offerings. Check out images of NECA’s upcoming glow-in-the-dark Night Fighter Robocop figure, along with a video of the Kenner original in action after the cut.