Top 10 Best Action Figures for Boys 2017


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2017 Best Action Figures for Boys

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Boys love action figures—it’s as simple as that! This means the market is flooded with possibilities, giving you huge choice. But what if you’ve not got time to research every single action figure out there? That’s why we’ve compiled our top ten list of the best action figures for boys.

From superheros to video game characters, we’ve got something for every little (or big!) guy out there.

What’s here: This top ten is our carefully selected picks of the best action figures for boys, offering a range of characters, sizes, and prices from everything out there.

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Updated: September 26th, 2017

 

What’s Here:

1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batman and Superman Figure 2-pack
2. Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Series Spider-Man Figure
3. Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8
4. The Corps Special Forces Action Figures and Vehicle Deluxe Playset
5. Marvel Titan Hero Series Hulk
6. Marvel Avengers Black Panther 6-in Basic Action Figure
7. Funko Legacy: Skyrim Dovahkiin Action Figure
8. DC Collectibles TV: Arrow & The Flash Action Figure (2 Pack)
9. Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure
10. Star Wars The Force Awakens Set of 8 Action Figures

Top 10 Action Figures for Boys:

Product name Price
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batman and Superman Figure 2-pack Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batman and Superman Figure 2-pack * $22.83
DC Collectibles TV: Arrow & The Flash Action Figure (2 Pack) DC Collectibles TV: Arrow & The Flash Action Figure (2 Pack) * $49.19
Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure * $24.93
Funko Legacy: Skyrim Dovahkiin Action Figure (Blister Pack) Funko Legacy: Skyrim Dovahkiin Action Figure (Blister Pack) * $17.39
Marvel Avengers Black Panther 6-in Basic Action Figure Marvel Avengers Black Panther 6-in Basic Action Figure * $19.50
Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Series Spider-Man Figure Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Series Spider-Man Figure * $5.83
Marvel Titan Hero Series Hulk Marvel Titan Hero Series Hulk * $7.19
Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8 Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8 * $9.99
Star Wars The Force Awakens Set of 8 Action Figures (3.75) Wave 1 with Bonus Darth Vader Tumbler Star Wars The Force Awakens Set of 8 Action Figures (3.75) Wave 1 with Bonus Darth Vader Tumbler * $99.99
The Corps Special Forces Action Figures and Vehicle Deluxe Playset The Corps Special Forces Action Figures and Vehicle Deluxe Playset * $25.64
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1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batman and Superman Figure 2-pack 

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We kick off our list with a two-for-one: the Batman v Superman 2-pack from the Dawn of Justice film.

Two of the world’s greatest superheroes go head to head in this pack, which features movie likenesses of Batman and Superman. Standing at an impressive height and weighing a pound between them, these are two hardy toys ready for action!

  • Height – 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 9
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2. Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Series Spider-Man Figure

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Get caught up in hours of fun with this giant Spider-Man Figure from Marvel  Titan Hero Series.

Spider-Man is a perennial favorite, with recent films serving to reinforce his popularity, and this action figure is sure to be too. It’s not as flexible as some others out there, but it’s big and tough enough to survive battle with any age boy.

  • Height – 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 4
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3. Star Wars The Black Series 6-Inch Rey (Jakku) and BB-8

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If there’s one thing the latest star wars films have taught us all, it’s that girls can kick butt just as well as boys, and this Star Wars 6-Inch Rey action figure shows just that.

With great articulation, a lightsaber, and the loyal BB-8 included, this has everything your boy needs to rule a galaxy far, far away!

  • Height – 6 inches
  • Points of articulation – 9
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4. The Corps Special Forces Action Figures and Vehicle Deluxe Playset

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If you want more bang for your buck, this The Corps Special Forces Action Figures and Vehicle Deluxe Playset is right up there with the best of them.

Alongside nearly a dozen figures, there are a whole load of weapons and three different vehicles, enough for some pretty dramatic fight scenes! Boys of all ages will love tearing into battle with all these great characters.

  • Height – 4 inches
  • Points of articulation – 15
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5. Marvel Titan Hero Series Hulk

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He’s mad, bad, and green—it could only be the Marvel Titan Hero Series Hulk!

Big enough for any battle and sturdy enough for whatever your boy can throw at him, this action figure is a must-have for Hulk fans. Articulation is simple, but it’s a good size, looks awesome, and stands up well—smashing!

  • Height – 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 5
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6. Marvel Avengers Black Panther 6-in Basic Action Figure

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Looking sharp in black and at number 6 on our list, it’s the Marvel Avengers Black Panther 6-in Basic Action Figure.

Available in a well-articulated 6 inch form or a sturdy 12 inches, this action figure is ready to fight! An underrated Avengers member, Black Panther is sure to become a firm favorite with your boy in no time.  

  • Height – 6 or 12 inches
  • Points of articulation – 7 or 5
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7. Funko Legacy: Skyrim Dovahkiin Action Figure

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In at number seven on our list, with this Funko Legacy: Skyrim Dovahkiin Action Figure, the Dragonborn comes!

Protagonist of the hugely popular Skyrim video game, the Dovahkiin comes to save the world from an ancient and terrible dragon. This action figure is fitting of such an epic quest! Clad in Nordic leather and metal armor, he looks brilliant and stands well on his own.

  • Height – 6 inches
  • Points of articulation – 6
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8. DC Collectibles TV: Arrow & The Flash Action Figure (2 Pack)

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Number eight is a twin pack of customisable, articulated action: Arrow & The Flash Action Figures!

The real draw for these two is the level of detail in the figures and the number of ways they can be displayed—both come with interchangeable hands, while the Flash sports two heads and Arrow, appropriately, with a bow and arrow. Great for boys who want to have their figures adopt a myriad of poses.

  • Height – 7 inches
  • Both figures come with multiple accessories
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9. Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure

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Smashing in at 9 is the rudest and wildest Marvel hero there is: Deadpool. Check out the Diamond Select Toys Marvel Select: Deadpool Action Figure!

A phenomenon after the hugely successful 2016 film, Deadpool is a wise-cracking, butt-kicking hero like no other, and this is an action figure to match. Perhaps suitable for an older boy, armed as he is with twin pistols, he also boasts incredible detail and 16 points of articulation, making him an incredibly versatile figure. There’s even a shot-up, brick wall base to display him on.

  • Height – 7 inches
  • Points of articulation – 16
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10. Star Wars The Force Awakens Set of 8 Action Figures

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Last up, it’s a bundle that’s a Force to be reckoned with— the Star Wars The Force Awakens Set of 8 Action Figures .

Alongside classic names like Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker are generic troopers and a few minor characters, and each figure comes with its own accessory. At under four inches, they’re not the biggest, but the variety is good and the accessories combine well with other figures. A great starter for aspiring young Jedis!

  • Height – 3.75 inches
  • Comes with accessories and Darth Vader tumbler
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Update note: This Top 10 Best Action Figures for Boys page was modified to reflect current information on September 26th, 2017.