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  • Birthday 08/31/1978

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  1. I'm on board with a Cap wave and a lot of those figures on the list until I saw Hate Monger and Master Man. As interesting as it would be, it'll never, ever happen, in any line, ever...not even with an Adolph Hitler bonus figure. That aside, as much as I love Wolverine, Cap needs his own Legends line in '09 way more. My wave would include: New Cap Winter Soldier Crossbones USAgent AIM Soldier I like the idea of the Red Skull in a business suit with interchangable heads, throw in a Tony Stark head and I'm sold!!
  2. Right now, I'd love a Winter Soldier. That FA Storm that's yet to see the light of day would be a close second for me.
  3. Apparently this isn't a hoax...but CTR is reporting a repaint wave of Marvel Legends that is to be unveiled at ComicCon. It consists of a rather weak line-up, with an awesome BAF hook... Astral Prof X: Who asked for this?? Speedball: A repaint of Ronan FF Johnny Storm Santa Claws Wolverine: Soft goods on the sucky Ultimate figure AOA Banshee: He sucked the first time, why repaint?? Beak: WTF?? Aurora BAF Lockjaw
  4. Start over? No. Whether Hasbro would miss my business or not, I would stop collecting if Legends as we know them came to an end. However...a simultaneous 3 3/4 line would allow the 'Bro to cash in further on the Marvel license without ending the current Legends line. It would also allow for cool collector requested items like the Quinjet, Blackbird or even a (well executed) Danger Room.
  5. No thanks on figures or box sets solely based on the Skrull imposters. It would be a cool idea for some variants or an extra head swap pack in though.
  6. I agree, IMO the F/O Hulk cannot be topped as far as a classic Hulk version goes. Other "perfect" figures for me are: McFarlane Spiderman ML13 Green Goblin Classic Hobgoblin FF Rhino Kingpin Mike Zeck Kraven Iron Fist Brown Wolverine
  7. Okay, here's my #$#@# of the week. What the #@(% is up with HML4? Can we at least get a "coming soon" on the Hasbro site? I don't want to hear any b/s about timing it right with the movie figures either. I hate movie figures so that doesn't affect me. God I hate Hasbro, 3 waves (4 if you count the FF wave) in almost a year and a half, WHOOPEE!! @firedevil@ @firedevil@ @firedevil@ @firedevil@ You know, I think I'm going to like this thread!!
  8. True. I guess the only thing worse was the actual "surprise" of Galactus in the FF movie.
  9. Here's my short list... New Cap and Winter Soldier Peter Parker w/half Spidey, half Peter head to show off Spidey-sense (include camera and backpack) and JJonahJameson (or classic Mary Jane) Modern Armor Iron Man and Crimson Dynamo New Thor and Enchantress Classic Drax and Thanos and you know what??...I would buy a Classic Storm and Callisto. Keep the tentacles tho (WTF??) Just give her a knife and a mean look a la Uncanny #170. And while we're talking about X-Men comics from back in the day, give me a Silver Samaurai and brown Wolverine (ML6 maskless variant) from Uncanny #173. And...all the X-haters will love this, but I'd buy another Mystique packed with an updated Rogue. Give her interchangable heads (Raven Darkholme, Destiny, Rebecca Rominjn) and it'd be a slam dunk!!
  10. I love the X-Men, but debating Sauron's potential status as a BAF tells me that we're running out of BAF ideas. Sauron is a tall, skinny guy with a big dino head; he should be a regular figure a la Angel from the Sentinel series. Speaking of the Sentinel series, that's my vote for the next BAF, a repaint of the Sentinel BAF. Make a mega 8-10 figure X-Men wave to justify the cost, but that's the BAF that would draw the most interest.
  11. You can find some fault with pretty much every figure, very few are "perfect." That said, for me, the question becomes which remade figures would I actually buy. Toad-we all know the story of how this fig isn't really even a ML. Magneto-I liked him until someone pointed out how his torso is the ML1 IM, now I can't get past it. Colossus-yeah, too muscular and I don't like the head sculpt either. Would like to see a new one patterned after the '90s TB new X-Men box set. Rogue-ugly and part of a box set I didn't want. Deadpool-a new sculpt would leave the original one rare for the collectors and give everyone else a figure we want. Storm-one of my favorites, I passed on the ML8 version 'cause it was so ugly. Release the awesome looking FA version already!! Ultron-THE most recognizable Avengers villian with a horrible, horrible design.
  12. For my money, I'm just not into a zillion different Spideys, the classic suit and the black one and I'm good. However, I would be into an all civilian wave from the Spiderman mythos. Make mine: Peter Parker (w/camera and backpack stuffed w/Spidey suit) Classic Mary Jane J Jonah Jameson Norman Osborne Gwen Stacy Pick one from Flash Thompson, Aunt May or Harry Osborne to round out the set.
  13. For as popular as Shatterstar was (is?,) it is crazy that he does not have a figure yet. I know this topic comes up quite a bit, but an original X-Force box would be great. I despise the new Hasbro Cable, his head looks like it was carved out of soap. A new Cable, repainted Cannonball, Domino with a new head sculpt, Shatterstar, Warpath and a new Deadpool in a X-Force boxset would entice a lot of people. I know a lot of people hate Rob Liefeld, but when I was a kid, this line-up from X-Force was badass!!
  14. I hope you're wrong on Valkrye, but either way, I'd love to see a Defenders set as well. Moondragon could serve as a 6th or alternate.
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