DC Collectibles released Canary, based on the live action television show Arrow, this past week to comic stores. I don't watch the show and I had zero intentions of buying this figure until I saw it in-hand. The figure, package and presentation won me over, though, and I picked her up. She'll be staying in-package, so this is just a quick overview of in-package impressions.
Canary is done in a 7" scale and comes in an attractive window-box that shows off the figure and accessories very well. There's a photo of the actress along one side, and the 4 figures in the line on the back (she was presently released with Oliver Queen with Totem, while Deathstroke and Arrow (season 2 versions) will be released at a later time). Accessories include an extended staff and a round shriek emitter.
The figure itself looks really great. Credit for sculpting is given to Gentle Giant Studios on the back of the package, and even though the sculpt might not be "spot-on", it's 1) close enough and 2) very attractive. The skin-colored plastic used is especially nice, and there's loads of sculpted clasps, laces and wrinkles all over. The hair has a heavy-handed wash to it, and the strands are pretty thick, but it still looks good. I had to go through three figures on the shelf to find one with the best paint around the mask and eyes - there's some bleed around the edges of the mask, and the eyes can be misaligned pretty easily, but I managed to find one that I can be satisfied with. Incidentally, there's some texturing on the mask, itself, which is great!
Articulation looks pretty good, without opening the package. She looks like she's got double jointed knees and hips that will swing out to the sides. There's an upper torso joint below the chest, but I don't see anything at the belt-line. There's more, but I'm wary of speculating about kinds and range of motion without taking her out. In sum, Canary is an excellent looking action figure representation of a live-action actress. The proportions are reasonable, the likeness is strong, there's plenty of attention to detail both in sculpt and paint, and there are a couple of character-specific accessories included. She retails for about $25.