Fall Out Boy is the latest musical act to be all dolled up. No, that doesn’t mean that they will suddenly become a glam act (though that would be awesome!), it means that they have been turned into collectable action figures.
California toy manufacturer SOTA (Street Fighter, Alien Vs. Predator, Insane Clown Posse) broke the news at last weekend's Comic-Con via a display case with the 7” tall boys, dressed in the Sgt. Pepper's-inspired outfits from their Black Clouds and Underdogs Tour.
The figures feature swiveling necks and shoulders, and will retail for about $12 each. Each member will be sold individually (though there are thoughts of releasing them in a limited-edition four-pack, too), and they'll be available at Hot Topic.
"I remember playing with G.I. Joes back in the day, when my ultimate dream ever was to get the aircraft carrier. [So] to be approached to be made into one is absolutely amazing," bassist Pete Wentz told MTV. "To be honest, our only offense about them is people calling them 'action figures.' We feel safe in our own skin. Let's just call them 'dolls.' "
It’s true, you know. Fall Out Boy are not made for action. The proof? The dolls are not anatomically correct. In other words, these dolls prove what I have been saying for years, Fall Out Boy has no balls.