He-Man Filmation Super7 2016 Masters of the Universe Figure
Meta DataReal Name: Adam of the House of Randor
Toy Type: Action Figures
Affiliation: Heroic Warriors
Series: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Toy Line: Filmation Super7
He-Man action figure from the Filmation Super7 Masters of the Universe toy line.
He-Man as he appears in the Masters of the Universe cartoon
In contrast to earlier canons, the Filmation animated series established that He-Man received his tremendous strength through the power of Castle Grayskull. Though no origin was ever presented, it was established that the Sorceress gave Prince Adam the Sword of Power that allowed him to transform into He-Man when Adam held the sword aloft and cried, “By the Power of Grayskull!…I have the power!” He-Man’s harness, fashioned by the Sorceress from Coridite, added to his incredible power. Sworn to defend Eternia and the secrets of Grayskull, most especially from Skeletor, He-Man never shirked his duties and performed them always with honor and dignity.
Although possessed of great strength, He-Man preferred peaceful resolutions over battle. Using his mind instead of his muscle, he would often solve a problem without violence. He only fought when forced and hoped each time would be the last. Showing great strength of character, He-Man displayed a willingness to renounce his power when he believed he had killed an innocent man. Further, he successfully fought off the temptation to rule the universe and destroy Skeletor when such power was in his grasp in the form of the Starseed. Despite the great challenges he often faced, He-Man displayed a wry sense of humor. For instance, he enjoyed calling the evil Skeletor “Bonehead.” He-Man’s strength had almost no limits. He could lift castles and move moons. He could perform martial arts, execute acrobatic flips, and even hold his breath for extended periods. His powers were primarily limited to physical feats, such as lifting, pushing, crushing, kicking, punching, throwing, spinning, dodging, and smashing. Additionally, He-Man could telepathically contact the Sorceress and certain other heroes. Though he would use the Sword of Power to project or deflect blasts of energy and cut objects, it primarily functioned as a conduit for the Power of Grayskull and was rarely used in battle.
He-Man may have been the most powerful man in the universe, but he relied on his good friends and allies for support and help. Man-At-Arms and the Sorceress guided and advised him during difficult times. His trusted companion and steed, Battle Cat, joined in his adventures. Teela was a reliable and competent warrior who often helped He-Man. Orko may have caused some mischievous trouble, but he was always willing to stand by He-Man’s side. The secret of his dual identity was protected by Man-At-Arms, the Sorceress, and Orko. In order to resume his Adam identity, He-Man exclaimed, “Let the power return!” He-Man carried a variety of weapons. Among these were a bolo and a grappling hook. He also made use of a thin yellow tube which, when blown into, produced a bubble that trapped anyone inside in zero gravity.
Super7 Filmation toy line features fully articulated action figures stand 7” tall and come with a bevy of awesome accessories, presented in packaging consistent with the history of their respective lines. Sculpted by the incomparable Four Horsemen with careful attention to the finest details, these Masters of the Universe figures will stand toe-to-toe with the vilest villains and hardiest heroes on your shelf. The packaging for the Filmation toy line features both Club Grayskull packaging.
Club Grayskull Packaging and Box Art
In the Club Grayskull assortment, each figure and their accessories are packaged in a resealable die cut window box with a slipcase and an outer cardboard box. On the front of the boxes, you can see the Filmation cartoon version of Castle Grayskull, which sets each figure off within the window of the box. The logo is from the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon, which is featured prominently in the center of the front of the box. The back of each box contains Filmation cartoon art for each figure as well as a newly crafted bio.
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