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#1 User is offline   The Wire 

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 10:07 PM

Mattel DCUC Super Powers Collection Video Review & Images

Superman

Batman

Wonder Woman

Mr. Mxyzptik

Gold Superman

Riddler







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Posted 21 August 2014 - 06:16 AM

So the "Superpowers" Superman couldn't get the "S" on the cape the way the original toy did? @hmmm@

Glad I passed on this. Overall, the figure just looks cheaper than the original, anyway.

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:10 AM

This is fitting for a line that capitalized on fan's nostalgia, still they look like cheap repaints will most probably get Wonder Woman and that's it.

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 11:18 AM

Mr. Myx is a waste here. Good sculpt, but still a $30 accessory in a seated position.
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Glad I have the DCD Superman/Batman Myx. Slightly better articulation, 2 hats, and he is standing.
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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:16 PM

I went ahead and merged the threads and will add the future links to this thread.




I agree with Mr. Mxyzptlk, they should have at least gone with a standing one so he doesn't look silly. They should have also given him some pack-ins to fill the bubble, like extra weapons or something for the other figures, anything to cover up all that empty space, lol.




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Posted 25 August 2014 - 08:30 AM

DCD Superman/Batman Myx is better...more cartoony, but at least he can stand up. And he was packed with 2 hats and McGuiness Joker...for under $20.

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 09:28 AM

View Postfeatofstrength, on 25 August 2014 - 08:30 AM, said:

DCD Superman/Batman Myx is better...more cartoony, but at least he can stand up. And he was packed with 2 hats and McGuiness Joker...for under $20.

Well sure . . . if you're into that sort of thing. But for slightly over $40, you can have this el-cheapo figurine originally created to be a pack-in for an $18 retail figure, but looks more like something from the toy department at Dollar Tree. Oh, and a piece of a build-a-figure rerun from one of the few DCUC waves that virtually NOBODY had trouble finding.

Sometimes Mattel's generosity just warms my heart. :P

BTW: is it twisted that this review somehow milked 31 photos out of a figure with only 3 POA?

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:58 AM

What can you say about this....nothing positive I can imagine.

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 02:38 PM

View PostCaptainTriumph, on 25 August 2014 - 11:58 AM, said:

What can you say about this....nothing positive I can imagine.


I can say something positive....I'm not buying.

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 02:52 PM

View Postyojoebro82, on 25 August 2014 - 02:38 PM, said:

View PostCaptainTriumph, on 25 August 2014 - 11:58 AM, said:

What can you say about this....nothing positive I can imagine.


I can say something positive....I'm not buying.


HAHAHA...that's funny!

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Posted 25 August 2014 - 05:35 PM

I watched Pixel Dan's review of the superman figure. The thing I don't like is they didn't pack the figure in a clamshell packaging like the 12 inch GG Star Wars figures, really dumb move. You have to rip the figure off the card. Man, sucks for MISB collectors. I am not a big DC guy but still, Mattel should have thought this out better.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:35 PM

I'm a big Super Powers guy, but all of these last few figures have one huge major strike against them and that's the thirty-plus bucks that they're going to cost.

With this in mind, I look at this Wonder Woman and I look at the one I already have and I say, "Nah. I'm good."

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:37 PM

I get the joke and what they're going for with this one. Maybe if this was on a peg for 9.99... or even 14.99...I might get it for the pure lark of it. For thirty plus... no way.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:40 PM

Every time I look at this one I just think of Superman in Mighty Mouse's costume. That being said, I might be tempted by this one if it were on a peg for 14.99. For thirty plus...? No way.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:48 PM

My God...

I was going to ask how Mattel could sleep at night offering this thing, but I imagine its going to be on a giant stack of cash and giggling like a school girl.

When all is said and done, Mattel is asking you to plunk down forty dollars for this abomination! I would hope that anyone that could be suckered into doing so would have a family who cared enough to have them declared legally incompetent and a their finances monitored by some other authority.

I guess if we didn't get the Legion set when we did, we might be seeing Proty with a similar price tag!

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 09:12 PM

The price of these will make me a non-buyer.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 09:27 PM

Damn... I am curious to see how much Doomsday will cost if this is going for $40...

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:37 AM

View PostNguyen_Dragon, on 26 August 2014 - 09:27 PM, said:

Damn... I am curious to see how much Doomsday will cost if this is going for $40...


im betting anywhere between $75-100. $50 would be fine with me, but I dont see it happening. And, of course, to expect it to cost the same as the containment suit would be naive

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:40 AM

Damn I only wanted Wonder Woman for custom purposes but at that price, %#$$ it!

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 09:44 AM

View PostBelmont13, on 27 August 2014 - 09:40 AM, said:

Damn I only wanted Wonder Woman for custom purposes but at that price, %#$$ it!


I think Chinese sellers will have the original on ebay, no weapons, for pretty cheep, if that's what you want her for. At least I've seen it in the past.

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