NECA News: Predators, Deacons, Release Dates

It seems like every other Friday NECA likes to give us all a little “behind the scenes” peek at what they are up to.  And if you have been keeping up with NECA, you will know they are up to a lot.  So far today they have shown off their Series 7 Predators: Big Red and the Camo Cloaked Falconer, and the Deacon from Prometheus with all of his pack-ins.  Let’s start off with the one I am most excited about:

NECA Prometheus Deacon

You may remember the Deacon from Prometheus as the “proto-alien” that hatches out of the dead Engineer after Shaw and David leave the planet.  Well, NECA thought he was cool enough to get his own figure.  They are also using this as an opportinty to package him with a bunch of creatures and props from the film!  Included with the Deacon will be the severed Engineer head with removable mask and two bendy Hammerpedes.  I’m excited to see the final product and I’m glad they are getting so much out of Prometheus.

I guess I was one of the few that really dug the movie.

Next up we have RELEASE DATES!  These are for the NECA Toys “R” Us exclusives and you can expect them to hit the stores fairly close to the time listed.  For a full run-down of the exclusives and pictures check out our previous report.

  • Prometheus – Battle Damaged Engineer vs Trilobyte – Shipping Now Expected Release 11/23/2012
  • Predator – Battle Damaged Predators 2-Pack – Shipping Now Expected Release 11/23/2012
  • Assassin’s Creed – Ezio Auditore 2-Pack – Shipping Now Expected Release 11/23/2012
  • Gears of War – Best of Assortment – Shipping Now Expected Release 11/23/2012
  • Gremlins – Santa Gizmo 7″ Figure – Shipping Now Expected Release 12/1/2012
  • Rocky – Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed 2-Pack – Shipping Soon Release 12/5/2012

As with most things in life, these dates and times are subject to change.  Also it really depends on the store as my local TRU is kind of really bad at putting NECA stuff out.

One more picture to take us out today, two of the series 7 Predators in all their glory:

The Big Red Predator came out amazing!

Til next time folks!

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