Agent Coulson's First Action Figure Is Almost Here, And It Looks Great

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There's a secret step between 'announcement' and 'release' for action figures - 'factory figures hitting eBay'. It's always a sign that new toys will soon be on the way, and often our best look at something before it hit shelves - and today we're treated to a trio of MCU SHIELD agents: Coulson, Hill and Fury, oh my!

Illustration for article titled Agent Coulson's First Action Figure Is Almost Here, And It Looks Great

The three-pack of figures in Marvel's 6-inch figure line were announced at SDCC last year, but now that they're starting to seep onto eBay, they're probably not far off from hitting shelves. Sure, the Nick Fury figure above isn't new, but we're finally getting the MCU version of Maria Hill, and of course, everyone's favourite SHIELD agent, Phil Coulson:

Illustration for article titled Agent Coulson's First Action Figure Is Almost Here, And It Looks Great
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I love that he has an alternate head just for sunglasses. Phil needs his Shades! I wonder if this means that in the future we could get figures for the rest of the TV show's cast. Melinda May with kung fu grip? Fitzsimmons twin pack? Yes please.

Illustration for article titled Agent Coulson's First Action Figure Is Almost Here, And It Looks Great

Alas, Maria doesn't look like she's turned out quite so well - I know Cobie Smulders has got a prominent jawline, but this figure looks bizarre. Her jawbone is almost as wide as her collar! That's bloody petrifying.

This three-pack of SHIELD agents will be exclusive to Toys R Us in the US, for around $50. Never has a 'man in suit' action figure been so exciting.

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kenofghastria
Ken of Ghastria

Maria Hill looks less like Cobie and more like Jeffrey Coombs, the Reanimator ... which puts a WHOLE different spin on "Tahiti."