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* Dial-Tone is a female character in the new IDW comic book series

* The Dial-Tone in the comic is more of a general computer expert and not so much a strict communications specialist.

* The “look” of this figure is that of a non-uniform, somewhat “out of the box” team member, which might fit a Hollywood stereotype of your typical “not normal” computer tech.

* Her face sculpt is very similar to how Dial-Tone is depicted in the IDW book, just without the glasses

* Dial-Tone also makes an appearance in the Rise of COBRA video game, and appears there in female form.

* The darker green highlights on this figure are almost a perfect match for the familiar green uniform color of the ‘86 Dial Tone

* Hasbro stated we would be getting a Dial-Tone in an upcoming figure assortment in the latest Q & A, and that it would be something fans “didn’t expect”.

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* The darker green highlights on this figure are almost a perfect match for the familiar green uniform color of the ‘86 Dial Tone

 

Except that there isn't a stitch of green on this figure. It's gray black and yellow. Actually, it's similar to the color scheme on the "Movie" Barbeque repaint.

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Sure why not? I'm open to re-imagining some characters.

 

I always thought the original Dial-Tone wasn't a very good character anyway. If the original got the modern treatment I'd get him but I don't miss him in my collection what-so-ever.

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Back when Benny Powell was developing the Bench Press Studios G.I.Joe comic (which never took off), he chose Dodger over Dial-Tone as the team's communications guy, simply because DT's beret made him stylistically redundant to Flint and Stalker, and his moustache was just too 80s. Even Hasbro ignored the 'stache on his 2000 repaint. Maybe if his 1994 redesign had been less sci-fi and more commo-oriented, it would've been regarded as a viable alternative uniform. As it is, Dial-Tone is a goofy guy in a sweater vest with a nasal voice-actor that practically screams "Don't Ask, Don't Tell".

 

I don't mind in the least that he's been replaced by a gothy blonde in a bondage corset. Hopefully the gear gets across her specialty, even if it's DT's signature "Monster claw" backpack.

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

 

 

Fairuza Balk?

 

 

mmm..maybe?

 

I kept thinking Cruella DeVil also, but I know there's someone else I've got buried in my head there somewhere?

 

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Thought of Johnette Napolitano (Concrete Blonde) also, and that wasn't it either, although I enjoyed the video I hadn't seen in forever...

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=842dZAUni1Q

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

MARILYN MANSON

Hey you, what do you see?

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

 

MarilynManson68.jpg

:)

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

 

 

Avril Lavigne??

 

avril-lavigne.jpg

 

I don't find her attractive at all either....

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

MARILYN MANSON

Hey you, what do you see?

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

 

MarilynManson68.jpg

:)

 

 

 

 

There she is! First to the right! Or maybe second to the left... I can't nail it down.

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

 

 

Avril Lavigne??

 

avril-lavigne.jpg

 

I don't find her attractive at all either....

 

hotness..... :wub:... bad picture though...

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I'm scratching my BRAIN trying to figure out what this reminds me of??

 

There's an actress or recording artist or SOMEONE that looks exactly like this figure....hair and face wise?

MARILYN MANSON

Hey you, what do you see?

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

 

MarilynManson68.jpg

:)

 

 

I see socially handicapped and mentally disturbed rejects of society that didn't manage to find common interests with the normal kids in elementary school?? @hmmm@

 

Too physically weak for physical athletics..too stupid for the academics of education and too socially backward for a place in the community, so they've taken to making a bunch of LOUD, obnoxious NOISE in order to get the attention we all crave, whether good or BAD, it's still attention.

 

Did I get it right? @smilepunch@

 

My generation had Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne! One ate a bat and the other ate poop!

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F that! I'm liking the hot chicks!

 

WHERE?? @hmmm@ WHERE??

 

 

I saw some skanks up there, but if ya want a HOT CHICK....

 

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:o

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