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  1. I was wondering why their Jurassic Park/World 1/12 line kick-starter missed their reported "summer blockbuster" window... It's sad to hear this happening now. I feel like that kick-starter would have brought them a lot of success and circulated their brand in really good ways. I'm not sure it would alleviate what's happening to them now now, but I can't help but feel it could have helped.
  2. Really happy to see the final versions for Gandalf added the bicep swivel. I really like how these turned out overall. I hope they have more lord of the rings figures planned beyond Gandalf and Sauron.
  3. NOOO! So sad. It's one of the rare projects that surpassed it's cult-classic original. Man, Henson's projects shouldn't have to fight THIS hard just to exist, especially with how good and genuine they can be. High production cost and not enough buzz/viewership is my guess. It deserved the investment imo. At LEAST one more season would have been enough to figure out some closure. It deserved three though.
  4. I really like what I can see of the Headsculpts so far (Jessica probably least, but might actually look great w/o the weird lighting). The Torso sculpt looks like it's balancing great sculpt and paint with articulation. The limbs are where things start to look weird for me - it might be the "bagginess" of the stillsuits making everything look sort of droopy and oddly-proportioned. I'll probably customize some there. I'm a little worried the weapons might come out a bit cartoony like Kitana's sai from Mortal Kombat. I'll echo the sentiment on costumes - i'm surprised we went all stillsuits for wave 1. That seems really risky. I think the Baron or Rabban are great guesses for the BAF. I just hope it's not a tiny sandworm or spice harvester. Gosh, I really don't want to picture how segments of a mini sandworm will look in package .
  5. Cool, I'm really interested in in the breadth, style and pricing of these so far. I hope they don't plan to release just two at a time though. I feel like the line's license diversity is one of it's strongest attributes thus far.
  6. Good catch! Looks like a clear logo right over the face of his hammer. I have to imagine they have promo shots of the Dune merch all ready to drop since the license announcement stated a Fall release. This week would be a good time for reveals what with the trailer and interview drops earlier today.
  7. I'd like to think this line is starting out with repaints to test interest in these characters and, if successful, they'll add new molds in future waves. Now that the new trilogy has ended it'll be interesting too see what the new direction of the line will be at Toy Fair.
  8. Any word on what the rest of wave 2 will be? Hoping for more than just the Arya repaint and additional dragons. I'm concerned this will be the last wave if the new articulation isn't implemented with a solid character roster.
  9. I feel that. After all, regardless of what they do, it's not likely they'll be able to please everyone. Many of us will undoubtedly feel let down. I don't mind either way, for me, Star Wars is what you make of it.
  10. To each their own. If it's any help, this looks to be the last major SW film before Disney & LF pump the breaks a bit and focuses on streaming and smaller projects for awhile. That's what appears to be happening anyway. For myself, I'm excited for a "grand finale" to the saga. I'm curious as to how they wrap it all up.
  11. Great paintjob then! I imagine it looks great on the shelf with other black series
  12. I was waiting for a Figma BOTW Link before the game came out. I thought it was inevitable with all the Zelda series figmas we were getting. Seems that trend stopped cold after the Twilight Princess releases for whatever reason. I wouldn't rule it out, but there were many of us waiting for a BOTW Link in Figma only to still have nothing to this day. Nendroid and Medicom RAH, sure, but no 1/12 scale anything. However, Figma has continued to provide character for its persona line and the new Fire Emblem game just announced new figmas at wonderfest. We may yet see Legend of Zelda Figma with this resurgence in nintendo/ video game characters
  13. That head looks dead on, where did it come from? Great use of cloth too, it's a lot harder to implement than many may think.
  14. Repaints make sense to make money off of the new sculpts, but any further delay to a series 2 with the new articulation is a dance with cancellation. Hopefully a series 2 is well on the way. I'm definitely hoping to see some prototypes at SDCC.
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