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  • Birthday 11/28/1874

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    Marvel, Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Walking Dead, Most things not McFarlane related

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  1. Yes, NECA had much friendlier pricing, but they have some major articulation (or lack of) issues. I love this thing but nothing I've ever seen come out of SHF has ever justified their prices IMO. Accessories are their strong point, but even these are just too much. To top it all off, as good as it looks it doesn't even look scale accurate even to the other figures in the MonsterArts line. As I recall, know actually, Hedorah is supposed to stand quite a bit taller than Godzilla, and this doesn't look like it fits the bill.
  2. This ain't doing nuthin' for me. The whole hot/cold design was stupid. Why they couldn't redo a formula that was easy enough in the '80 is nonsensical, but....Hasbro. I got my Zartan. There's nothing about this that makes me wanna "upgrade".
  3. Still not a fan of McFarlanes (in)action figure line, but cool is cool and these look cool. If your a fan of aesthetics and you're not too picky about the amount of action is actually in your action figures, these are gonna look nice in your display.
  4. I actually picked this up on a whim and it really is a well done figure. I agree with G about the articulation, but it's McFarlane and articulation is pretty much just a tolerance, if not a nuisance, in his world, so you know what you're gonna get by now. Not a collector of DCM (Batverse), but it was just refreshing to see a different character in the line up. McFarlane has this strange affinity towards all these alternate universes or specific story lines that really confounds me. I just wish he would just start doing some core characters in their standard looks before going into these very distinct and short lived versions.
  5. Bleeeegh. These things keep getting worse and worse. One day Mattel will learn how the female form works. The renders usually look pretty decent, but something gets lost in the translation to plastic.
  6. These things look so cool, but I must stay strong in my resolve to not collect them. Firstly, the scale is just so out of whack from anything else I have and secondly, I just know this is just another like that Mattel is gonna screw up and get shut down before all the cool characters that I want come out. I just know it. A leopard can't change it's spots and Mattel can't change it's distribution practices.
  7. That chest hair on Razor Ramon is hilarious, but not nearly as glorious as the real thing was back in the day.
  8. Lol, that Skeletor in his purple crop top sure gets those memories flowing. Back then I was mowing lawns to make money to support my He-Man and then Transformers habit. Back then the figures were barely $5 and I really don't remember having to pay a premium for figures like FF He-Man or TC Skeletor, but I may be wrong. On a separate note, does anyone else remember that the re-issues of characters like He-Man, Man-At-Arms, Teela, Skeletor, Beast Man and Stratos came in a single clear bag similar to a bread bag and were significantly marked down (maybe like $3.50)? I had missed out on the first wave of figures, cuz I think it's break-out success caught many people by surprise. The closest retail store was literally within walking distance from my house (TG&Y) at the time and I found them in a wire bin on the bottom shelf. Totally new, no cardboard, no blister, just a plain clear bag with a bread bag type twist on the top. It might as well have been a pot of gold. I bought all but Zodac just because I didn't have enough money and I regretted it at the time. I ended up finding him later on a trip to the West Coast and my parents fronted the money to get it. And before anyone calls me out, yes it was not uncommon for an 9 year old to walk to the store or even be sent to the grocery store by their mom in those days. There were a couple of creeps, some bullies and one time my bike got stolen while I was in the store, but it was a different time. Wow, things have really gone off a cliff since then.
  9. This is one of the few times where Mattel out did McFarlane. I know it's movie design vs. comic design, but this thing is just hideous.
  10. Damn, guess McFarlane found it's way into the Hasbro lane after all. Look a ALL these accessories guys. Just look at 'em. All these guns and knives and dangerous objects. I know all the weaponry is part of her bit and everything and for those of you who know her, she's really not She-Spawn without them, but c'mon, just look at 'em. Definitely worth the extra $20 tac on, right? Just look at 'em. Looks good, but not $40 good.
  11. You mistake my intentions, old friend. I'm not looking to lure anyone into anything. It's simply my opinion, you can agree or disagree. I know you've become accustomed to being attacked when you have an opinion that doesn't perfectly align with certain people on this forum, but that ain't me. I understand that you, unlike many others on this forum, understand that other people are allowed to have a different stand point that is all thier own, and without malice.
  12. These look so damn good. Unfortunately I decided against collecting these. First off, they're in some freaky -8" scale that matches absolutely nothing else in any of my collection and second, I just don't think I can bare another MOTU line that ends prematurely before all the characters i want come out.
  13. Not "freeze". How 'bout just STOP?! For that matter so is Javicia. That poor girl is gonna get pigeon holed into this series for life. She's a better actress and, from what I hear, a much better person (and better looking, to boot) than Ruby Rose ever was. Her only hope is that this thing gets canned ASAP so she can move on to bigger and better things.
  14. Errrr.....Who knows? Something? Anything? After I was finally able to track down all the Target exclusives (worth it), they haven't said a damn thing about G.I. Joe. Something tells me they had a lot invested in the movie tie-in, but since it was a major flop, I think they probably had an "emergency" re-alignment. If you're gonna do movie stuff at least have a sense if the movie, which had a very poor outlook from the jump, is at least watchable. Which it was not. I promise, we didn't need to see Henry's face that damn much. Everything that was cool about Snake Eyes in the first place, the mask, the quiet demeanor, the cool back story, it was all thrown out the window to appease the twits on Twitter, who were never gonna see the movie anyway, and the results were apparent. Next time go back to the roots, hire some young, hungry actor who doesn't have to make sure his face is shown 90 percent of the time and who isn't gonna cry about having to get in shape for a role and just do a good movie. On a better note, the Scarlett figure from this wave was actually better than the "Classic" version.
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