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Tips and Tricks for posing your Action Figures

Updated: Mar 23, 2022

Today action figures are shipped with great detail and as close to accurate to their real-life counterparts as possible. Manufacturers keep pushing high-quality and detailed figurines with every new release. Not only collecting superheroes, anime or other characters but displaying these figurines with their action poses can also be a fun part of the process.

Lets the experts from Sideshow demonstrate posing techniques. Hopefully, the following videos will provide tips and tricks to help showcase your action figures.




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Captain Kirk's arch-nemesis part of the sixth scale collectible figures from Star Trek™: The Original Series. Khan Nunningh Singh from the classic series "Space Seeds" is a genetically-engineered superman who nearly conquered Earth in the late 20th century. The figurine depicts Khan in a red military uniform as he attempts to command the Enterprise. More Star Trek Collectibles


In the DC Extended Universe blockbuster "Suicide Squad," Harley Quinn plays a convict in Belle Reve prison, where she's reluctantly drafted into a secret task force doing dangerous, dirty work for the government. Sultry but downright psychotic, the Queen of Gotham City is undoubtedly the star of this tattered supervillain team, and Sideshow and Hot Toys are delighted to present a brand new 1/6 scale collectible featuring Harley Quinn in a prison uniform! More Harly Quinn Figurines.


Posing Marty McFly from Back to the Future

In part 2 of the sci-fi classic Back to the Future, time-travelling duo Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown travel to the future - 2015 - to save Marty's future son from disaster. The film's portrayal of 2015 was a favourite moment for many fans, and Sideshow and Hot Toys are excited to officially reveal a new 6-scale collectible, Marty, based on his memorable "Future" look from Back to the Future - continue! More Back to the Future collectibles.




Strong and fearless, Princess Leia holds a very special place in the hearts of many Star Wars fans. With her brave personality and dedication to ending the tyranny of the Empire, she is considered one of the galaxy's greatest heroes and one of the most popular heroines of all time. More Star Wars collectibles.


Few other tips to consider.
  • Review the accompanying manual. This will contain valuable information to better understand the capabilities of your action figure.

  • Display space, the larger the space better to showcase the action figure and features.

  • Search and review other collectors for inspiration.

  • Change poses regularly to avoid joint overload. This will also be a chance to clean and maintain your valuable action figure.

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