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  1. Wait! No shinguards, elbow pads, wrist guantlets????? Where are all of Shipwreck and Sgt Slaughter's unnecissary armor?
  2. I think it looks like an interpretation of Jim Lee's artwork which is what it's supposed to be. I don't think they were trying for realism. It would be cool to see a realistic superhero sculpture. All the proportions and anatomy are greatly exaggerated bc that's what they want because that's what comic book art is. The statue is stiff and lifeless. Comic designers are graphic designers and they don't see things in the round like classical artists so you can't judge it by these standards.
  3. This whole idea of Exclusives going to pre-order is absolutely great! I hope Hasbro continues it. It gives everyone a chance to get the figure they want without being at SDCC (which most of us can't go to) and its still limited production to the time window. It also cuts down on scalpers and the insane prices on Ebay, which are ridiculous for some of this stuff. I was signed on at 12 and it did take me some time but finally got the Hellfire set, which I was really looking forward to. I was so worried I would be shut out of the set that I was already thinking about Customizing ideas. Now I
  4. I thought I would chime in on the percentage debate here and let you guys know that 10% is called decimation. Its extremely devastating when it was practiced in warfare and you can also apply it to physical businesses. While it's not a kill blow to the business it is significant enough to allow for financial restructuring. I think most people's relationship to percentages are in terms of discounts, and a 10% discount isn't much of a deal but when applied to trimming a business this is a meaningful first step.
  5. I think i'm probably the only person offended at this McFarlane Batman. Just on the basis that the core of Batman is that he's not a killer! So not only would he not use guns but also knives, swords, stabbing spikes on his gloves...he's not a ninja! he's also not Deadpool. I don't think McFarlane understands how deadly edged weapons can be. It's true batman is just a man, but his "power" is always that he's a master detective, scientist, strategist, as well as someone who is learned in many forms of combat. I just don't see what the thought is behind a "Spawnized" Batman especially w
  6. If these are O-Ring 3 3/4 figures, i'm not sure what "New" figures they can come up with except for Pythona and Dr. Venom? They made every other figure I can recall from the comics or cartoon in "O-Ring" style. They did the entire Oktober Guard, Big Lob, Kwinn. They even did a Vietnam Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow. Crimson Twins in their Business suits. Unmasked figures, Hologram figures, General Flagg. I believe the 25th anniversary style took it one step further, I think they've re-done the entire line and cartoon series, as well as foreign variants and new figures. (But I don't col
  7. Wow. This is UUUUGGGGGLLLYYY! I can't believe we went from DC Classics to something so bizarrely sculpted. What is up with that mid torso cut?? It's so chunky and distracting. Paint Apps? are there any past the color of the plastic? And of course the size is way out of wack. Now the NECA figure looks fantastic, Guess they should be doing the license...but wow this figure sucks. Mattel put out some pretty descent figures but not so much at the end. Just shocked how ugly these McFarlane figures are.
  8. Well honestly, I don't think it has anything to do with people in general not wanting to go to theaters because of pricing and snacks. Clearly people are seeing movies still despite this. Why did this movie fail? 1) Nobody was really in their costumes (it didn't look like a superhero movie) 2) didn't follow any real relation to the comics (of which that's a main market for getting fan butts in the seats) 3) mainly a female cast that seems to be pitched only to a female market (be smart and cast a wider appeal; both Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman had men in the supporting c
  9. I really liked the Super7 retro line. They were making the figures in the exact style of the originals except for fixing the rubberband problem. Eldor and He-Ro were a dream come true and then they began to expand to She-Ra and Shadow Weaver. That was fantastic because you could continue to add to your vintage collection, and there are soooo many characters from TV, Movies and Comics that never made it in the Vintage toyline. The Origins line is doing a weird combination of Vintage and Classics and it really isn't offering much, except maybe a shot at getting new vehicles or a playset.
  10. Still making ads for Titans with their comic book coloring... Spoiler Alert: Beast Boy isn;t Green, Starfire isn't Orange, and Robin's suit has barely any color and oh yeah he stops wearing it after the second episode.
  11. Very Cool, Glad to see Hasbro and Mattel creating awareness for Gi Joe and He Man.. hopefully this will lead to a more larger revival of the properies. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/936804836/israeli-defense-comics-2-jewish-superhero-golem-co?ref=nav_search
  12. Hi TNI friends, I am excited to announce that I launched my Kickstarter for the second issue of my comic! The Israeli Defense Comics # 02 features a re-imagined Golem story set in modern day Israel. Israeli Defense Comics features the adventures of Magen: The Shield of Israel! Check out the video I put together which explains the project and rewards (original art, signed comics etc...) Here's the link for the Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/936804836/israeli-defense-comics-2-jewish-superhero-golem-co?ref=category Please feel free to share it with anyone you think mi
  13. I've seen most of the episodes and most of the things I like about shield are totally absent! So here's a list of complaints (why not, its the internet) 1) No Shield flying cars- I only saw it for a tiny bit in the first episode and never again 2) Way too many shield agents- there seems to be thousands of shield agents all over the place. It just looks like a huge bloated beaurocratic organization. 3) No Hellicarrier- The hellicarier is THE shield base of operations...that's it! None of these other "Hub" or whatever. 4) Shield logos EVERYWHERE- I understand branding, but this is ridicu
  14. I agree that the movie should have been over at least 2 movies. Part 1: should have been: Origin story, Daredevil fighting minor villians (The Owl/stiltman etc..), Kingpin introduction, bullseye intro Part 2: Kingpin plot, intro of Elektra, DD vs Elektra, Elektra reveal, Bullseye vs Elektra, Elektra dies Part 3: Funeral of Elektra, DD brings down Kingpin, DD vs Bullseye conclusion, Elektra revived in the after screen credits That's pretty much what i'm looking for. The reason I hated daredevil: 1) Daredevil Kills 2) Kingpin is Black 3) Nobody wore their costumes 4) The Elektr
  15. Agreed but I DID miss the Stan Lee cameo. I want to see him in every Marvel movie. I just get a kick out of it..... I really hate seeing stan lee in every Marvel movie. I can see him in movies with characters he created, like spiderman ect.. but not ones he didnt, ie captain america, wolverine, ghostrider, blade, punisher ect...
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