Action Figure Maniac Reviews: QMx: 1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Spock

1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Spock
QMx
Retail: $179.99 @ BigBadBoyStore.com

After an awesome review of QMx’s Captain Kirk, we are going to take a look at their Master Series Spock figure. Like with Kirk, I’m fairly amazed!

Spock comes in the same style book-type, window box that Kirk comes in. It has a magnetic front flap that, when opened, reveals a picture of Spock and the figure itself. The figure is beautifully displayed and is surrounded by a few of the great accessories he comes with.

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I can’t say much more about Spock that I didn’t say about Kirk. He is absolutely stunning! They even got the green-ish skin tone down. This was quite evident when I accidentally mixed one of Spock’s hands for Kirk’s.

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The articulation is quite amazing! He has 25 points:

  • Ball-and-socket joint at the neck (x1)
  • Ball-and-socket joints at each shoulder (x2)
  • Swivel joints at each shoulder (x2)
  • Hinge joints at each elbow (x4)
  • Swivel hinges at each wrist (x2)
  • Swivel hinge at each wrist (x2)
  • Ball-and-socket joint at mid-torso (x1)
  • Swivel hinge joint at the waist (x1)
  • Ball-and-socket joints at each hip (x2)
  • Hinge joints at each knee (x4)
  • Swivel joints at mid-calf (x2)
  • Ball-and-socket joint at each ankle (x2)

The accessories rock as well! He comes with nine extra hands (including Vulcan neck pinch and Vulcan salute!!), a phaser, a communicator, a tricorder, a stand, and an away mission belt.

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As with Kirk, the communicator and phaser have functional features. The communicator opens and the phaser splits into Type 1 and 2 components (it connects via magnets)! Again, the communicator antenna is very delicate and requires a soft touch.

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The best of these accessories is the tricorder. The lid flips up and the disc compartment opens. The lid is very difficult to open, so be careful.

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I had a lot of fun equipping Spock with all of his stuff!

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The cool thing about the phaser and the communicator is that they will attach magnetically to Spock’s and Kirk’s waists (I missed this feature on the review of Kirk) and to the away mission belt.

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Spock looks amazing next to Kirk and the extra hands provide some cool interaction between the two.

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Breakdown:

  • Playability – 5 out of 5. There is so much play-ability here! Just look at the interaction photos!
  • Packaging¬† – 5 out of 5. The book-type window box is quite stunning and displayable.
  • Paint and Sculpt – 5 out of 5. QMx has another winner on their hands! The sculpt is perfect and the green tint to the skin is done well.
  • Standability – 5 out of 5. Standing is a problem here. You know I like articulated ankles! With the included stand, I am quite happy!
  • Articulation – 5 out of 5. Home run here too! 25 points is a good number and many of the joints allow for movement in multiple planes.
  • Accessories – 5 out of 5. Kirk’s were good, Spock’s are better! The addition of the tricorder and extra Spock-specific hands is sweet!
  • Affordability – 4 out of 5. Again, how do you score affordability vs. worth. Is he worth every penny of $180, of course he is. Would the average Joe be comfortable with it? Perhaps not.

Overall impression: .34 out of 35. QMx has me hooked! If I could give them 5 out of 5, I would! I can’t wait to see the next wave of these amazing figures!

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** Star Trek is owned by CBS and Paramount. These images are for hobby only. Also, the background images were found on the internet. If one of the images belongs to you, I will gladly give credit.

Action Figure Maniac Reviews: QMx: 1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Spock

Action Figure Maniac Reviews: QMX: 1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Captain Kirk

1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Captain Kirk
QMx
Retail: $179.99 @ BigBadBoyStore.com

Next up is a beauty! QMx has released 1/6 scale figures from the original Star Trek Series. The first two characters are Kirk and Spock. Today, we’ll look at Kirk … and you won’t be disappointed.

Kirk comes in a gorgeous book-type window box with a magnetic front cover. When you open the front, you are greeted with a great picture of the figure on the inside flap and the figure itself. The figure is displayed nicely, surrounded by two accessories and some (that’s right, some) of the additional hands.

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The figures itself is absolutely amazing. The likeness to Shatner is spot-on – which has been hard for some companies to capture.

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The surprise here is the uniform. It is a beautifully tailored, highly detailed cloth uniform. There are zippers, embroidery, and faux leather that make him look very cool.

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The away mission belt is pretty sweet! It velcros in the back and has magnets in it to hold a phaser and communicator in place!

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I’m impressed with the articulation! He has 25 points:

  • Ball-and-socket joint at the neck (x1)
  • Ball-and-socket joints at each shoulder (x2)
  • Swivel joints at each shoulder (x2)
  • Hinge joints at each elbow (x4)
  • Swivel hinges at each wrist (x2)
  • Swivel hinge at each wrist (x2)
  • Ball-and-socket joint at mid-torso (x1)
  • Swivel hinge joint at the waist (x1)
  • Ball-and-socket joints at each hip (x2)
  • Hinge joints at each knee (x4)
  • Swivel joints at mid-calf (x2)
  • Ball-and-socket joint at each ankle (x2)

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The accessories though! QMx blows it out of the water on this one. He comes with 8 extra hands, a phaser, a communicator, a PADD, a pen, and stand!

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The communicator, as tiny as it is, actually opens. This is amazingly cool, but since the wires holding the antenna in place are so thin, I felt like I needed to be extra careful with it.

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AND the phaser actually splits into type 1 and type 2 components!

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The accessories look and function great with the figure.

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Interesting bit of info: Apparently, QMx mis-packed the wrong belt with Kirk and sent them out as a separate piece. Here is the explanation note that came with the figure.

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Breakdown:

  • Playability – 5 out of 5. This is definitely a collector’s item, but dang there is so much play possibility!
  • Packaging¬† – 5 out of 5. A beautiful magnetic book-type window box makes this very displayable.
  • Paint and Sculpt – 5 out of 5. The likeness and paint apps are near perfect. His eyes are glossy, you can see wrinkles in his forehead, and the shading is great. This is Shatner.
  • Standability – 5 out of 5. He stands well enough on his own, but the included stand is nice.
  • Articulation – 5 out of 5. 25 points works really well here, especially when a lot of the joints have multiple function (i.e. swivel and hinge).
  • Accessories – 5 out of 5. I’m in love with these accessories. Not only are they appropriate, they are functional!
  • Affordability – 4 out of 5. I hate to do it, but since I call this category “affordability,” I have to score it like it is. This is a good price for the quality, but its a little high for casual collectors.

Overall impression: .34 out of 35. That’s right, a near perfect score! If it wasn’t for the “affordability,” I would have scored perfect here. This is a must have for all fans and collectors. Keep um coming QMx! Spock is up next!

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** Star Trek is owned by CBS and Paramount. These images are for hobby only. Also, the background images were found on the internet. If one of the images belongs to you, I will gladly give credit.

Action Figure Maniac Reviews: QMX: 1/6 Scale Master Series: Star Trek: Captain Kirk