Other than some friends being in love with Moon Knight, I didn't know a heck of a lot about the character other than Toy Biz' earlier figure efforts and the 2022 TV show. It's amazing to think a possibly disturbed person spun out of a werewolf comic book got his on TV show, but Marvel's got such a deep bench of characters you can put him in a line of fake Kenner figures and he fits right in. His first solo outing appears to have been around 1980, which means he fits historically and aesthetically right in with peak Kenner.
The figure uses the bulk of Captain America's bigger body with a distinctive cape and head. You can pop the hooded cape off and see the black head with red eyes, and how little paint was used to make this figure. On some levels it's screamingly 1980s, but there's no chance Kenner would ever have done those sharp printed details on his chest and belt.
The same body was also used for Loki, U.S. Agent, Black Panther, Cyclops, Daredevil, Magneto, and other beefier bodies.
Marc Spector is here with about as much detail as you'd expect from the era, give or take. It's a plain white body with a painted head - which matches the comics. The hodded cape also matches the comics. There's not a lot of toyetic license here - this is what you got in the funny pages. He has seven points of articulation and no weapons, meaning he's mostly going to stand around. The plastic cape is going to make it hard for him to pilot vehicles unless you remove it. I personally would have preferred awkward cloth accessories, like Luke's Jedi robes or Yoda's outfit, but it would likely be impossible to do a good cloth hood for this costume.
This Kenner-branded 3 3/4-inch figure is bright white, with no real hints of there being silver in his costume like some later figures. I think it looks just fine but it's hard to know for sure what's best - Toy Biz sometimes did figures this way, and sometimes with silver, but a lot of them didn't exactly look great. Since this figure mostly exists only as a tie-in to the TV show - since the Oscar Isaac-based versions wouldn't be out until later - I wager they wanted to make something that is just a tiny bit closer to the small screen.
A nearly featureless black head under the cloak has red eyes and pretty much nothing in the way of other facial landmarks other than a chin and a nose bump. It's pretty blah, but will no doubt be reused down the road for other characters (until the line becomes unprofitable.)
The card art is quite bland compared to other figures in the line - just some action lines and bold colors, no debris or buildings or anything - but at least it looks nice. Thanks to the inflexibility of the cape I'd say it's not as fun as some of the other toys in this line, but as a collectible it looks great and he stands with the best of them. There are other more expensive and more highly-articulated Moon Knights, but this one is cheap - and I like cheap. Since I want to wallow in the fields of 3 3/4-inch figures, I have no reason to upgrade. If you want a four-inch Moon Knight with an accessory and more hints of silver, I'd recommend checking out Hasbro's Marvel Universe release. It's real nice, but also kind of expensive now. Bring on Werewolf by Night, please.
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