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  1. Let's say that someone at Mattel comes to Toy Guru and says, " The next DCUC line is yours to decide. You can pick whatever hero from whatever decade in any look you would like." What would Toy Guru choose? Who would be his choices for the figures and who would be his choice for the collect and connect.
  2. Shanks

    Wave 14

    It will be Wave 10 all over again. I got your back if you got mine. =)
  3. The Fate of the 4 Robins? Sounds like it should be an ongoing series. I really like Jason Todd as Red Hood. In a psychotic way, it all makes a ton of sense. Batman never avenged him so he took up the mantle of his enemy perhaps seeing him as being stronger and to spite Batman. Dick Grayson could go back to being Nightwing. It seems logical except there is currently another character using that name in the Superman books. Tim Drake is perhaps my favorite out of all of them. I like him as Red Robin. It would be wonderful if he took of over for Ra's eventually. Tim has the superior mind. He strikes me as being the superior intellect out of all the Robins. Damien should stay as Robin. It would add a different dynamic to the books that I think might be interesting to watch. Ultimately I want to finally see Bruce and Selena end up together. It is time.
  4. In one of the "Ask Matty" Segments, ToyGuru stated that the "All Stars" were meant for the kids and not the collectors. They are trying to re-release figures that the kids may just now be learning about or that the parents may have just been made aware of. Matty is also trying to keep old favorites on the shelves. I remember talking with a friend who owns a comic book shop about Superman and Batman Action figures. Their take was that there should always be a Batman or Superman figure on the shelf and available for children and there for a while there was not. Granted, this was back in the mid to late 90s. Hopefully they will ship them with a bit of caution and have calculated the demand for the All Star figs.
  5. I got so lucky with my pre-order. I put the order in before the price increase was announced. As a result BBTS charged me the old price. =) My two favorite figures from this wave are Iron and Doctor Midnite. If you are going to buy anyone, these are the 2 to get IMO.
  6. I really could add people all day long to this list. For me DETECTIVE CHIMP is high on the list. It would be great if they made him a bit bigger than Gleek. Maybe they could package him with Rex The Wonder Dog. You know, I think the entirety of ShadowPact would be awesome to have. It would also be cool if Mattel would offer Starro face attachments. Perhaps offer them on Mattycollector.com in packs of 10 or more. Make them all the same size and have them easily fit around the figures heads. CONGORILLA would be another great addition. If they could give him more articulation than Grodd, that would be awesome as well. Of course there are the figures that we all want to see like Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and Guy Gardner.
  7. With Battle Cat slated for release in February and rumors of Panthor also being released, has Mattel given consideration to giving the DC Universe Classics the same treatement? e.g. Shining Knight w/ Victory, Jonah Hex w/ Horse, Aqualad w/ Seahorse or even Bat Hombre w/ Horse.
  8. I am in possession of WAVE 12!!! Thank you UPS man and BBTS!!!
  9. I just got shipping notification from BBTS! Looks like I will have this wave sometime this week or the beginning of next!!! This means I have received both 11 and 12 in January!
  10. Hmmm ... I have an idea. Zan Jayna Gleek Rima the Jungle Girl w/leopard.
  11. Heh, Superman looks like he's doing a male dancer pose. Remember the Bushwackers from the old WWF? Supes looks like he is doing their entrance walk.
  12. How about a Young Justice 5-Pack? Superboy Robin Impulse Wonder Girl ( Cassie ) Secret Minor changes to Kid Flash could give us Impulse. Wonder Girl would be new and so would Secret. For superboy, just make him with the costume in-between the T-Shirt and Jeans and leather jacket.
  13. BIG BAD TOY STORE sent me my notification today and they even charged me. I guess that means I should be getting Wave 12 soon. I am already out of shelf space. I guess I am going to need more shelves soon.
  14. That is why I suggested Challengers of the Unknown. You could use the standard buck body with new head scuplts and new paint jobs. Put Starrow in the middle of them and that can be your new fig.
  15. Shanks

    HUMAN TARGET

    SYNCH, the reason for posting it here is because it is based off of a DC Comic. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Target
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