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Little Mates

Posted by: vader at 8:12 pm on Friday, April 6, 2012

About a month ago, fellow toy collectors Jim Abell and Ben Leyer were discussing on Action Figure Insider about a foreign toy line called Little Mates. Photos Jim posted of the toys caught my attention. And being the on-again-off-again impulse collector, I felt that this was a toy line that merited switching on said impulse in me.

The company behind Little Mates is based in Barcelona, Spain and I reckon their DC license limited the sale of these toys to their own geographical territory. Tough! I just wasn’t going to get drawn back into eBay. So I took a chance and inquired about the possibility of getting a set directly from the company. I did not hear back from them until after about a week or so – and with good news to boot.

So early this week, I received in the mail a set of the 10 figures they graciously sent my way. Here they are in their individual packaging.

The set includes:

  • Batman
  • Catwoman
  • Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)
  • Harley Quinn
  • Hawkwoman
  • Martial Manhunter
  • Superman
  • The Flash
  • The Joker
  • Wonder Woman

Each figure comes in a rigid transparent plastic (not unlike what florists use) inserted with a paper backdrop bearing the Little Mates logo. Each character comes with a base with the character’s name clearly printed on the front side. The figures measure approximately 2 inches tall sans the base.

“Cute,” if an adult collector may be permitted to use the word, is somewhat of an understatement. These critters are so “cute” that I find myself smiling each time I look at these. It’s truly been a long while since I’ve found a toy line that made me do that (and even write about it). In spite of the miniscule size, I think collectors wouldn’t mind having some cute Little Mates adorning their toy shelves.

For now, I think eBay is the only avenue by which my fellow toy geeks can obtain these (short of booking the next flight to Barcelona, that is).

Stay tuned for I will be posting at least one more write-up on this toy line with more photos and possibly a short review. Yes, I’m that giddy about the line :)




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