Elektra (Elektra Natchios, Marvel Prime)

AKA; Epsilon, Miss Ketterman, Mrs. Salvatore, Nicole, Weapon, Giselle, Lost One, Perfect Death, Tainted Death

Frank Miller introduced Elektra in Daredevil #168 (1981) for one purpose. To be killed off. However, the character was so popular that Frank Miller had to resurrect her a few issues later. Starting out, Elektra was the college lover of Matt Murdock, before her father was killed. She left Matt and trained in martial arts by the Hand before returning to Hell’s Kitchen where he reunited with Matt now as Daredevil. She eventually was made the Kingpin’s assassin before being killed off in a scene that’s has now  become one of the most iconic images in comic history with Bullseye stabbing her through the heart with her own sai.

After being resurrected and being retrained  by the Chaste, she eventually tried to do some good in her life but usually ends up killing her enemies. She has teamed up with the likes of Wolverine and Punisher and was one of the members of Red Hulk’s Thunderbolts.

As for figure, she hasn’t had alot and none really have been good. The TB ones had good articulation but (as was usually the case with TB female sculpt) looked ugly and badly proportioned while the Hasbro was short and had very little articulation. So I’m hoping that the Marvel Knights line will release a updated figure of her eventually.


Made:

Classic Red

 

Recommend Figure: Hasbro Marvel Legends Spider-man SP//DR Wave Elektra

  • Background:
    • Elektra in her most famous costume to which most of her costume have been based on. It is based on the Hand ninja red costume but redesigned to suit herself.
  • Why you need it for your collection?:
    • Both Hasbro and TB released a version of this before. Both were rather bad and extremely outdated. Hasbro are now releasing an updated version and she looks fantastic. Definitively get the SP//DR wave one as it is the best of them.
  • Does it need a remake?:
    • No.

Resurrected White

Recommend Figure: Toybiz Marvel Legends Urban Legends Box Set

  • Background:
    • After Elektra was killed by Bullseye, The Hand stole her body to resurrect her into one of their slaves. DD, with the help of Black Widow, prevented his from happen and defeated the Hand. As the building they were fighting in was about to collapse, DD notice a faint heartbeat in Elektra and tried to use his own spirit to bring her back. He collapse and was dragged out by Black Widow. Elektra somehow survived and in the last panel of that story she is seen in this costume, which is to symbolise her purified soul.
  • Why you need it for your collection?:
    • This was part of very hard to find box set from TB, with Spider-man, DD and Punisher. This is just a repaint of the Series 4 version. I wouldn’t recommend trying to track this down MOC as it is extremely expensive at the moment. So it can be skipped
  • Does it need a remake?:
    • If Hasbro redoes the Classic red then yes, they can repaint it as this. Otherwise no, not necessary.

All-New, All Different (Kinda!?)

Recommend Figure: Hasbro Marvel Legends Marvel Knight Man-Thing Wave Elektra

  • Background:
    • After the success of her appearance in the Netflix second series of Daredevil, Marvel decided to redesign the character to appear similar to her TV counterpart.
  • Why you need it for your collection?:
    • Okay, yeah the design is slightly difference but it is extremely close to the comic book version. If you have no comic book Elektra or any Elektra at that then I highly recommend this one.
  • Does it need a remake?:
    • No. Just about to get release so no need.

Need

Below is a gallery of costumes that still need to be made. Click on the image to see chances of it being made. Please note that this is my personal opinion and not fact.

 

 

 

 

 

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