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  1. Do we know when the 6" deluxe Mandalorian figure will be available? It really looks great.
  2. I must admit I will miss this show. It was great at first but then it slowly succumbed over the past couple of years to the political correctness of the other Berlanti shows. Melissa Benoist is a great actress (IMO) and was always wonderful in the role. She has been the best part of the show for a while now. Hopefully she will move on to bigger and better things where she can shine and show her true talent.
  3. Everything you say makes perfect sense and I sure hope it happens. But I doubt it will, precisely because it is what makes the most sense......
  4. Calling Picard a "huge" success seems a bit much to me. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed the show and think it is much better than most people seem to, but "huge success"... ? Lets see what season 2 brings.... As for Discovery....it is the shining example for what Star Trek can be but isn't. Look at Picard; a good, possibly great show, then look at Discovery....a dumpster fire. Discovery supposedly takes place about 100+ years before Picard correct? Yet the technology on Discovery often looks equal to or more advanced than Picard. Let's not even start on what they did to the Klingons... Star Trek has always been a franchise as much about characters as story or special effects. We cared about Kirk and Spock, Picard and Data, Sisko and Janeway, etc. Who do we care about on Discovery? The lead character is annoying and not believable. The only characters I cared about on Discovery were Captain Pike and "Number One" and they weren't really part of the main show. I did find the character of Saru interesting, hopefully they don't mess him up. Bottom line....Star Trek is in less trouble than it was, primarily because of the success of Picard, but if the franchise is relying on Discovery for the long term...... that could be major trouble IMO
  5. I absolutely love this show! Love Gina Carano and Pedro Pascal and of course "the Child". The Mandalorian represents "classic" Star Wars to me. It is so much better than the new movies....again IMO.... Thank goodness for Jon Favreau .Can't wait for the second season.
  6. Congratulations on finding her! I went to two Targets yesterday and found empty pegs at one and not even pegs at the other.
  7. I wasn't aware that this show was going to the CW full-time next season. This worries me because Supergirl started to go downhill after it went to the CW. I find this show to be well written and acted and very entertaining it would be a shame if it went the way of "Flash" and "Supergirl", etc. Hopefully Geoff Johns can keep it on the good course it's on now.
  8. lazrod

    GI Joe Toy Sightings

    So apparently Amazon found some Snake Eyes figures somewhere and they are currently available at MSRP (19.99) with free shipping. If anybody needs/wants a Snake Eyes hurry over to Amazon.
  9. Honestly I feel sorry for this young lady. I don't know much about her, but she seems like a fairly good actress and person. Wonder if she fully understands what a dumpster fire she's walking into. As for the Arrowverse; IMO its on its last legs. Flash is unwatchable these days and Supergirl is only somewhat better. Never really gotten into Black Lightning. Having said that; I agree with Mako about Stargirl. I've enjoyed the show so far and find the use of the Justice Society as a breathe of fresh air. Something different and imaginative. Crossing my fingers that they don't ruin it like they did Flash and Supergirl.
  10. Leave it to Disney to milk a successful product for all its worth.... Oh well. I'll probably check out the novel too.
  11. Thanks JayC for posting that HasbroPulse video. It gives me hope that Hasbro is actually putting effort into the rebirth of GI-Joe. I was able to get a Roadblock and a Duke online and they are great figures. The sculpting, paint, articulation, basically across the board. It seems they are all in as far as actually creating the figures go, which is; after all the most important part. Now to the distribution....I have yet to see any figures at retail. I haven't even seen empty pegs where they would normally be. The Pandemic seems to be the reason i hear most often but the Pandemic hasn't prevented Hasbro from keeping stores stocked with Star Wars and Marvel legends figures. McFarlane also has their DC figures (and Fortnite) on shelves and pegs. Trying not to complain...too much...lol but these are great figures and I would like to be able to purchase them without having to pay through the nose to scalpers online......
  12. lazrod

    GI Joe Toy Sightings

    In any case, it's better than nothing. I'm just sick of running my butt off to every store in Central Arkansas and coming up empty handed. I was able to get Roadblock today from Amazon after ordering it on May 19th and having it be delayed twice. At least the box was safe and sound. The figure looks really nice. Not sure it was worth the wait, but I got it below retail so .... I have Duke on order from Amazon but they have already told me they don't know when it will ship. Snake Eyes and Destro appear to be the hardest to get figures. Maybe too hard to get given all the issues we are all dealing with these days.....
  13. I actually still have most of these figures somewhere...lol. But let me see if I've got this straight; these are essentially the same figures from the "80's with the articulation and detail of the time? Because if that's the case then they are an easy pass for me. I love nostalgia but that's why I still have the originals.
  14. Very impressive. The articulation and sculpting look amazing. Sure hope this will also be the regular release, minus the extra stuff. Now my question is, if Hasbro can produce a Snake Eyes like this, why not produce an equally articulated Luke Skywalker? The one they produced recently was good but with this articulation it would be an instant classic. Can't wait to see Storm Shadow.
  15. It makes me laugh (and shake my head) when Disney and Kathleen Kennedy constantly claim they aren't using any materials from the extended Universe or "legacy" as they refer to it these days in the new movies. Virtually the entire new Trilogy is a rip-off of the Dark Empire comics storyline and some of the books. They just changed some names; "Ben" Skywalker becomes "Ben" Solo, for example.
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