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Hasbro 6" Selfie Action Figure Series?!?


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I am not entirely sure what to make of this strange section that temporarily appeared on the HasbroPulse website called the Selfie Section. From the looks of it, these appeared to be figures from Hasbro's various 6" lines (Star Wars Black Series, GIJoe Classified, Power Rangers Lightning Collection, Ghostbuster Plasma Collection and Marvel Legends) where you could have a headsculpt with your own likeness put on the figures. Each one was listed with a price of $60 each.
 

The section was discovered under a developer link on the site which was accessible via Google. Just do a Google search for Hasbro Selfie Series for it to come up. What's not clear is whether this is something Hasbro is actually planning on doing or if they were just testing out something on the website. The actual Selfie section now appears to have been removed but they had a number of figures listed for the various brands including some that even indicated they were going to be store exclusives to Best Buy and Walgreens. Each listing had a figure body with a generic headsculpt on it. I am not even sure how Hasbro could pull such a thing off which makes me lean towards this not being an actual product they plan to release, but who knows.

If or when more details become available we will be sure to update you here.

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Wasnt there something like this already? In-store Kiosks where you can get made as one of those limited articulation figures? Anyway, great idea..makes for a really cool gift for kids and adult collector-types.

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If this is going to be a 3d print of our face on action figure then I like the idea... Some toy sites have this but with mego like figures which never appealed to me.💡

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The idea itself of putting people's likeness on a figure isnt far fetched but making it something mass released is where I find it hard to think is possible. How would you release at regular retail figures with your likeness on it? I could see if this was something they did at say a convention but a general release just doesnt seem doable to me.

 

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4 hours ago, TheViewingGlobe said:

As long as they do a better job with our head than they did with Morphs head. That thing looks nothing like Morph.

It was never supposed to look exactly like the show version. It has been Marvel Legendized, so it looks exactly like it's supposed to look. It's the exact same thing they do with Star Wars Black Series when they incorporate a character that only showed up in an animated show. It gets put through the Black Series filter and comes out looking like the character but slightly more realistic. I personally think Morph looks exactly like the show version with just a touch of realism thrown in.

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1 hour ago, ClarkKent said:

Maybe they can release without a head and with instructions for getting one in your likeness?

LOL what your gonna go buy a 3D printer?

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1 hour ago, hainrs said:

It was never supposed to look exactly like the show version. It has been Marvel Legendized, so it looks exactly like it's supposed to look. It's the exact same thing they do with Star Wars Black Series when they incorporate a character that only showed up in an animated show. It gets put through the Black Series filter and comes out looking like the character but slightly more realistic. I personally think Morph looks exactly like the show version with just a touch of realism thrown in.

It looks nothing like morph, nothing... And they are comic book characters, they should like the comic book art. That's why Mafex is killing it. The only reason people were shelling out for legends is because they are cheap and you can build a team. But Morph wasn't even in the comics so they only have one reference. You are also wrong about black series, they are meant to represent the movie characters. the reason they have the "Hasbro Effect" isn't on purpose but because it's incredibly difficult to accurately scale down a real person. It' hard enough for people to make a 1:1 replica. Morph should have looked like this. The main head offers zero defining traits of the character.

 

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Let's keep this thread on topic, please. If you guys want to have a back-and-forth about the sculpting on the upcoming Marvel Legends Morph figure, feel free to head over to the forums on Marvelousnews.com.

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