We’ve known it’s been coming for a while, but here it is in the fully coloured, plastic flesh: NECA’s latest Ripley is here to kick action figure ass and look like a little plastic Sigourney Weaver while doing so.
NECA’s fifth wave of 7” Alien figures has been unveiled ahead of their August release, but the new Ripley (only the third Alien figure NECA have made to use Weaver’s likeness) is easily the standout star in a wave that includes both Red and Black Xenomorph warriors and, err... half of Lance Henrikson.
Which is pretty damn awesome, but also half an action figure, so he’s bundled with a hatched Xenomorph Egg and a face hugger so you don’t feel too bad. But Ripley is definitely the coolest figure in the wave:
Complete with a lovely Pulse Rifle to boot! Huzzah. Like the original Alien Ripley figure, the likeness is still a little off, but hey, at this scale, this is going to be as close as you can get to plastic Sigourney Weaver perfection.
Each figure in Wave 5 will set you back around $20 when they’re released. Sadly, this Ripley doesn’t come packaged with an amazing Jonesy action figure.
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