Prince Adam Filmation Super7 2019 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
Prince Adam action figure from the Filmation Super7 Masters of the Universe toy line.
Prince Adam, son to King Randor and Queen Marlena, fights a never-ending battle against the forces of evil as He-man, The Most Powerful Man in the Universe. Adorned in his pastel-colored attire, Adam finds it difficult to maintain the role of the buffoonish Prince of Eternia, but knows that in order to distance himself from his alter ego, he must endure the charade. Those aware of Adam’s secret identity are constantly proud of him, knowing that aside from physical strength, everything that makes He-man a hero comes from Prince Adam.
Prince Adam as he appeared in the Masters of the Universe Cartoon
The Filmation animated series established that Prince Adam’s transformation took place when he held his sword aloft and cried, “By the Power of Grayskull!…I have the power!” Though he’d been given the Power of Grayskull sometime in his late adolescence, a full account of those events was never presented. Only the Sorceress of Grayskull, his mentor Man-At-Arms, his friend Orko, and Cringer were aware that he and He-Man were one and the same. It was strongly hinted that his mother, Queen Marlena, suspected this. The Cosmic Enforcer Zodak was also aware of Prince Adam’s secret identity.
To keep his loved ones from harm, Adam played the role of the fun-loving, cowardly prince, distancing himself from his identity as He-Man. This often created an identity crisis and frustrated Adam, who harbored a desire to show his parents his true potential. Often, Adam demonstrated swordsmanship even without the Power of Grayskull. Though Randor frequently displayed impatience with his son’s antics, Marlena was generally more understanding. As Adam and He-Man were essentially the same individual, they shared the same morals, feelings, and resourcefulness, regardless of the difference in their powers.
Adam possessed telepathic abilities, which he used to communicate with the Sorceress. Even in Adam’s youth, the Sorceress guided the young prince and looked after him. He greeted her missives with a familiarity that suggested an ongoing and nurturing relationship. Man-At-Arms was a mentor, confidant, and friend, often offering Adam advice and wisdom. Cringer, Adam’s talking pet tiger, shared a loving bond with Adam. Both were considered misfits of a sort within the confines of the Royal Palace. Adam’s relationship with Teela was somewhat complicated. Though they were often like close siblings, they also acted like a romantic couple who never quite managed to classify their relationship. This was further compounded by Adam’s need to prove himself to Teela, who was frequently exasperated with his behavior.
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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