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NECA Aliens Series 7 Announced

NECA Aliens Series 7 has been announced. Series 7 sees the first release (for NECA’s line) of the Aliens from Paul Anderson’s Alien vs. Predator with the Grid Alien and a generic “Warrior Alien”. That’s not all though, there’s an extra special surprise for this series:

“Series 7 includes the long-awaited release of brand new figures from Alien vs Predator, which are the perfect companion pieces to our currently available AvP-based Predator figures. The Warrior Alien and Grid Alien feature over 30 points of articulation and bendable tails, and stand over 9” tall.

Also in this series is our very first concept figure based on the original prototype suit for the “Big Chap” Alien in the 1979 movie. H.R. Giger originally had the suit cast in a translucent flesh-tone but, in one of the many technical hurdles that had to be overcome to bring his creature to life on screen, repeated difficulties with the material forced the change to the coloring seen in the movie. The figure features 25 points of articulation and bendable tail, and stands over 9” tall.”

NECA Aliens Series 7 including Grid Alien, AvP Warrior and Translucent Big Chap. NECA Aliens Series 7 Announced

NECA Aliens Series 7 including Grid Alien, AvP Warrior and translucent “Big Chap”.

Whilst collectors have been asking for the Alien vs. Predator Aliens for some time, the announcement of the translucent “Big Chap” is quite a surprise and if I do say so myself, a very welcome one. For those who might not be aware, the concept of a translucent suit was explored during the production of Alien but was ultimately abandoned.

The concept of a translucent suit was explored during the production of Alien but was ultimately abandoned. NECA Aliens Series 7 Announced

The concept of a translucent suit was explored during the production of Alien but was ultimately abandoned.

AvPGalaxy staff member Valaquen has an extensive article on the subject over at his fantastic blog, Strange Shapes“They built special ovens for this plastic material,” said Giger, “like hot-melt vinyl, but it was not transparent enough to see through to the person behind it and it didn’t work.” Giger explained that had he been given time, then the transparent suit might have been feasible. “Andrew keeps producing more and more transparent costumes,” he wrote. “However the ideal solution has still not been found, because the material is not resistant enough and tears … Unfortunately he still hasn’t produced anything we can use, and time is running short.”

Series 7 is currently slated for release in late April 2016. Series 6, which is based around Alien Isolation, is due for release by the end of December 2015.



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  1. slaysaliens
    FYI fun tidbits:

    -A surprise Aliens figure for April will hit retail for Aliens Day (4/26).
    -Series 8 bald Ripley will have a removable jacket and second set of sleeveless arms for jacket and tank top look


    Source is randys interview w pixel Dan. 
  2. FiorinaFury161
    Quote from: khas on Feb 13, 2016, 05:10:38 PM
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    All four pics are SICK. Just SICK. Take my money, NECA. I want that Diorama too.
  3. Vark_
    This Ripley is a spot on !! Must have ! The Weyland commandos (look how the googles fold / unfold) are quite nice too, but I'll pass on these ones. Queen hugger, why not, it appeared on the director's cut version, and it seems pretty well done.
    However, I don't like this queen pup, too huge to be a so-called chestburster (would never fit in Ripley's chest as seen in the movie), and never seen on screen too... a smaller bambi burster would have been a better choice IMO.
    Also, great job on the diorama, it is really in the spirit of the movie, and that helps.

    AND the 1/4 Aliens Warrior is at least to be released ! First pics below.

    All's here :
    http://news.toyark.com/2016/02/13/toy-fair-2016-neca-aliens-predators-192839
  4. khas
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  5. JokersWarPig
    I've always thought the longer/slender fingers where a lot creepier than the ones from Alien. This might just be me but the clear dome head looks funky to me and I can't really figure out why.
  6. MrSpaceJockey
    Received my first NECA figure today - Dallas's compression suit.  It's absolutely beautiful - actually exceeding my expectations.  It somehow manages to look even better in person than in photos I've seen of the figure.  ;D
  7. FiorinaFury161
    Every time I go the biggest mall in Pittsburgh (not the best but biggest), I always see the ALIENS Queen and the red Queen in a store window. MSRP there is 119.95 each, respectively. I have to say the ALIENS version is amazing. Superior detail, down to the teeth, no pun intended ;D
  8. PRJ_since1990
    Quote from: Corporal Hicks on Jan 24, 2016, 10:38:17 AM
    Quote from: PRJ_since1990 on Jan 24, 2016, 01:35:29 AM
    Quote from: Corporal Hicks on Jan 23, 2016, 01:40:37 PM
    Quote from: sir_bobos on Jan 22, 2016, 09:23:16 PM
    I want that transparent Big Chap and probably Grid.

    I'm feeling exactly the same! I'm hoping to go pick up Stompy next weekend too.
    I would have thought you picked up Stompy by now. I know you weren't thrilled with Amanda.

    When I went into town to pick him up they didn't have any. I think I went too early.
    Quite the opposite of my collecting habits. I go too late lol
  9. Corporal Hicks
    Quote from: PRJ_since1990 on Jan 24, 2016, 01:35:29 AM
    Quote from: Corporal Hicks on Jan 23, 2016, 01:40:37 PM
    Quote from: sir_bobos on Jan 22, 2016, 09:23:16 PM
    I want that transparent Big Chap and probably Grid.

    I'm feeling exactly the same! I'm hoping to go pick up Stompy next weekend too.
    I would have thought you picked up Stompy by now. I know you weren't thrilled with Amanda.

    When I went into town to pick him up they didn't have any. I think I went too early.
  10. sir_bobos
    I like how they have to put strong joints as a pro. I want that transparent Big Chap and probably Grid.

    As for Windrex, I like the figure. If we don't get Apone or Frost this is the one for long sleeves. He will be in my army as a new face and flame unit.
  11. Corporal Hicks
    http://news.toyark.com/2016/01/22/toyarks-500th-photo-shoot-1st-look-neca-alien-series-7-188766

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    These look so nice.
  12. The Shuriken
    I asked NECA if they would ever make an "army builder" colonial marine, with no face sculpt. Just an enclosed helmet, like something on master chief. Unfortunately they said Craig Windrex is the closest they'd come to an original marine.
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