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Old 02-12-2018, 01:32 PM   #181
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Ugh, when will Hasbro do some 6" GI JOE figures? That firefly would be a dream come true for army building goons if they scaled it up (with some obvious paint mods).
Could you even imagine?? I've got some Sigma Six figures upcoming and despite the astetic, I think they prove that Joes would florish with a 6" line.
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Old 02-12-2018, 01:32 PM   #182
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Bandai- Thundercats: Wilykit



Well, not sure what I was expecting here, but unfortunately Wilykit is a bit of a bust. Sure the sculpt is decent and the oversized skateboard is alright, but the actual figure is basically a statue and not even the good kind that are sculpted in a dynamic pose that make her look a little bit cool when she is on her oversized skateboard so much so that she reminds me of a Mcdonalds toy.

Pros: Nice likeness, alright accessories.

Cons: Very static figure with very little possibility.







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Old 02-13-2018, 12:42 PM   #183
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Hasbro- Titans Return: Windblade.



I checked out the Combiner Wars series on YouTube to see Wingblade in action and it is bad, like REALLY bad; makes me wish for the days of Energon and that is saying something. Sure, itís nice that Hasbro developed a series to showcase these figures in action, but this looked like a poorly done student project. Itís a bit unfortunately given that The Transformers brand was built on cartoons and while I recognize that Rescue Bots and Robots in Disguise is a thing, it's really geared to younger kids. Is it too much to ask for a show as well produced as Transformers Animated?

Cartoon feature notwithstanding, I quite like the character of Wingblade and was happy to pick her up. I feel like I have another version of her, unopened, but not really sure where it would be and like the headmaster gimmick because it allows for extra playability with the robot head pilot.

Pros: Head gimmick is seamless and works well, solid robot mode with great poseability.

Cons: Jet mode it a bit basic with hands being completely visible. Blades look a bit oversized and out of place when attached to wings.














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Old 02-14-2018, 03:26 PM   #184
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Hasbro- Marvel Legends:Machine Man



Judging by the fact that Machine Man is still peg warming in some Walmarts, Iím going to take a wild guess and say that he is not the most popular Marvel character. I suppose I see why as the role of android/robot is currently filled by Vision, but I could see Machine Man featured in one of the Marvel TV series. That said, the only reason why I picked him up was to complete the Allfather BAF and he was $10 at Winners, so I could be part of the problem.

Overall heís actually pretty nice and comes with extending arms (which I guess is his thing), good articulation with a mid sized body type and a nice metallic purple finish.

Pros: Nice sculpt, character specific accessories and nice that a little know figure is given a figure.

Cons: Purchase required to finish the BAF figure.









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Disney Infinity 3.0: The Vision



Another amazing sculpt from the Disney Infinity line. In a world of repaints Itís extremely odd that Hasbro has not released a MCU accurate Vision, but with New Infinity War movies perhaps there is some hope yet.

Pros: Great sculpt with particular care give to his flowing cape; really looks fantastic.

Cons: Part of a cancelled video game.







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Another out of order review. This inconsistency is going to drive me nuts.

Anyways:

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Hasbro- Marvel Legends: The Incredible Hulk.



It’s funny to me that my collection, likely consisting of over 500 separate figures, does not contain one Hulk figure (well, if you don’t count Disney Infinity); heck, I even had a Hulkbuster before I had a Hulk (now that is planning ahead!). I don’t have anything against the character; I suppose it just was never a priority for me. I even remember passing on the old Toy Biz Hulk Classics line from 2003 as Marvel figures were not on my radar back then. Even this particular Hulk figure was a bit of a fluke as I only got him as part of the Thanos BAF wave from Winners for $10. Which leads to a bit of a funny story:

A few years back Winners carried a selection of the older BAF figures that had been out of brick and mortar stores for a while and I felt that it was a great opportunity to boost my Marvel Legend ranks a bit. As you may know, Winners is not always the most reliable in getting all members of the waves and is sometimes sporadic in their shipments, but I was committed to checking on a daily basis to complete the set. One morning I read on the sighting thread that Hulk had been sighted at a Winners and I thought I would head to the local one to see if I would get lucky. Those familiar with the layout know that these figures can be found in the either the toy section or in the shelves by the cashiers and that morning I hit the toy section first was delighted when I found him there. Unbeknownst to me there was another collector (and a member here) who had the same idea as me that morning, but opted to hit up the racks by the cashiers instead and found nothing. Thankfully he was super cool about his loss and I was able to make it up to him by finding another one a few days later; funny how somethings work out.

Pros: Nice sized figure for a regular release, Good sculpt and a good amount of articulation.

Cons: Would have liked open hands in addition to the fists.















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