I wasn't impressed with this figure to begin with. I thought it was just a way to make a new figure that they could stick a Captain Kirk head on. However, when I decided to open this figure to take better pictures of it, I was much more impressed with it. The helmet, which appears opaque from the outside, is actually partially transparent, and the accessories were, I thought, cleverly chosen given that Captain Kirk's role in The Tholian Web didn't give them a lot of gadgets to choose from.
|Captain Kirk, ready for|
|The object that looks like a dagger is actually a "Tri-Ox|
Compound" hypo. Although Captain Kirk didn't have
this with him in the episode, I thought it was clever to
include it. The item at top is a computer.
|The phaser is identical to the phasers from other Playmates|
figures, but without the extra coloring.
|Here's the back of the package...|
|...and a close up of the details on this figure.|
Coming Up Next on Zach Trek: Now that William Shatner has turned 80, Leonard Nimoy has to do it too! Stop by on Nimoy's birthday on Saturday to celebrate with a Spock video. Next Tuesday, stop by for Zach Trek Random #3, featuring Captain Kirk, then on Thursday we'll go back to Spock with a new collectible.