The Suicide Squad aren't necessarily a cute bunch, but the first set of toys being released for the DC Comics and Warner Bros. super villain adventure depict them as such. Mezco Toys has revealed their new line of Suicide Squad minifigures based on the characters in this highly anticipated movie. Though, don't expect the entire Squad right out of the gate. This is a large team, and only the main characters are arriving first. Here's what the official MezcoToyz site has to say about this impending release.
"In the DC Universe, when a job is too dangerous for even a hero to handle there is just one group to call: the Suicide Squad. Based on Warner Bros upcoming action adventure film of the same name, the Suicide Squad is comprised of a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains: The Joker, Killer Croc, Harley Quinn, Katana and Deadshot. Each figure is in the 2inch scale. All feature 5 points of articulation. Each character has been carefully recreated by the Mezco design team to match their on-screen appearance in the new big-budget spectacular. All five characters are packaged in a collector friendly window box suitable for display."
As you can see, we're getting minifigures based on Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn, Will Smith's Deadshot, Jared Leto's Joker, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's Killer Croc and Karen Fukuhara's Katana. Not yet announced are characters such as Cara Delevingne's Enchantress, Jai Courtney's Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman's Rick Flagg and Viola Davis' Amanda Waller. You can pre-order the toys Here. But be warned, they won't ship until July or August.
So far, these are the first pieces of Suicide Squad memorabilia we've seen announced for pre-sale. Warner Bros. is intent on getting Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice out to the masses first, with that superhero epic arriving in just three months. Over the past few weeks, we've seen a wave of Batman v Superman merch rush in. When the movie is finally in theaters, we're sure to see even more toys, clothing and other items from Suicide Squad.
The CW Network announced a few weeks ago that the new Suicide Squad trailer will debut during a DC Comics special airing next month. The half-hour special will also feature new footage from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Wonder Woman. It will be a full night of action from DC Comics on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, as The CW presents two all-new half-hour specials, DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT), and DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League (9:30-10:00pm ET/PT). The specials will premiere following an original episode of The Flash (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). Stay tuned for more on these specials, and be sure to check back in just a few days for the new Suicide Squad trailer. For now, check out these cool minifigures. Are they just 'too cute'?