Hot Toys action figures are so expensive – or in some cases borderline ridiculous – but there are some reasons why these collectibles come with a hefty price tag. First, they're highly detailed. Second, they're extremely difficult and time-consuming to make. These 'toys' are also designed to appeal to fans of various comic book and film franchises, and are marketed exclusively to adults.
JC Hong, president of Hot Toys production in South Korea, recently sat down with The Story Plus to talk about the strenuous process of creating these hyper-realistic figures.