The Action Figure and Toy Collecting and Discussion Thread!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by cooleddie74, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Suddenly Richard Pryor getting Superman infected and turning him into a malevolent dirtbag with a chunk of Kryptonite seems like the best plot ever conceived for the character. Nuclear Man? I apologize for anything negative I ever said about you.
     
  2. OdoWanKenobi

    OdoWanKenobi Admiral Admiral

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    FYI: Today is street date for the Guardians of the Galaxy Legends figures. Rocket Raccoon, Gamora, and Nova seem to already be proving to be the difficult ones to find. Man the case pack on these is moronic.

    2x Cosmic Armor Iron Man (not even in the movie)
    2x Starlord
    1x Gamora
    1x Drax
    1x Rocket Raccoon
    1x Nova

    Let's shortpack half the team! Alright! Hooo boy. These are gonna be fun to find.
     
  3. Admiral_Young

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    Cosmic Iron Man is the comic figure included in the pack. Not sure why the felt the need to include him, although I suppose at the time they were putting the line up together Tony was in Bendis' book.
     
  4. OdoWanKenobi

    OdoWanKenobi Admiral Admiral

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    Yeah, both Cosmic Iron Man and Nova are comic based figures. I'm just rolling my eyes at the decision to pack the non-movie character at two in a case, while most of the actual movie characters only get one.
     
  5. od0_ital

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    Dammit! Just last week I finished the Spider-Man line's Ultimate Green Goblin build-a-figure! Finally found Arachne at the Wal-Mart in Cleburne! Still haven't found Carnage or Black Cat. But I did get all the others.

    Got the Captain America line's Mandroid, too, without havin' to worry about the AIM or HYDRA soldiers (got Red Skull & Baron Zemo instead).

    Now I gotta worry about Groot?
     
  6. Kira's Mom

    Kira's Mom Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Continuing the X-Men invasion of the Shelf Avengers- I just ordered an older version of Nightcrawler. (Toy Biz, not Hasbro). He'll be a fun addition. He has a bendable tail! :lol:

    Thought about getting the new Marvel Select Nightcrawler- but he's UGLY. He's never ugly in the comics!
     
  7. OdoWanKenobi

    OdoWanKenobi Admiral Admiral

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    The Marvel Legends Nightcrawler? That was an amazing figure. Still the best version of Kurt ever made.
     
  8. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    I've got the one based off his appearance in X2: X-Men United. Goes well with the others from the first & third movies.
     
  9. Kira's Mom

    Kira's Mom Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    No, it's the Uncanny X-Men version. Not as good as the Marvel Legends, but I didn't want to pay the extra $ for that one.
     
  10. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Still trying to get my hands on a 6” Black Series Stormtrooper at retail. Man, that thing is even more elusive than I thought it'd be. I might just have to give up, order online and pay higher prices.
     
  11. Ethros

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    Post-credit scene?
    ;)
     
  12. od0_ital

    od0_ital Admiral Admiral

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    Its from the rebooted comic storyline that started with last year's free comic book day, where Iron Man left Earth to join the Guardians of the Galaxy for awhile.

    Its no different from the Marvel Legends line includin' Baron Zemo, AIM & Hydra soldiers with the characters from Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Carnage, Toxin, Black Cat, Arachne & Superior Spider-Man with characters from The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
     
  13. Saga

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    Iron Man, Nova and Rocket are the only ones i really want. figures they'd be short packed.
     
  14. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    All-new loose pictures of four of the figures in Black Series Wave 4 (3.75").

    The Snowtrooper Commander and Toryn Farr are looking pretty great, as is the new Dagobah Yoda's head sculpt (very much like the original Frank Oz puppet), but his body has just five points of articulation (whereas some past Yodas sold for a premium price had upwards of 14) and the new Luke's arms are still causing a lot of debate and controversy. Overall, though, the wave looks very solid.

    It'll also contain Black Series repacks of the Vintage Collection Dak Ralter and Bastila Shan (both figures with updated and slightly different paint apps).
     
  15. Kira's Mom

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    Bedtime for the Shelf Avengers! Inspired by the book narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Admiral_Young

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    I'm planning on getting Rocket and Nova.
     
  17. Ethros

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    I know, I was just joking that for we all know Tony Stark/Iron Man could be in GotG (in the same way Captain America in Thor 2 and Bruce Banner in Iron Man 3 had unexpected cameos)

    I seriously, seriously doubt it though.
     
  18. Chris3123

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    I feel ya. But are you at least seeing some of the new wave? I went to my local Target last week, and they still only had the same Greedo and two Leias they had the last time I was there a few months ago. :(
     
  19. cooleddie74

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    I've seen the Episode III Obi-Wan and Bespin Luke several times each, so yeah - I'm spotting the remnants of Wave 3, but it's not that common yet. Most of what I'm still seeing are the older R2-D2 and Han Solo.
     
  20. C.E. Evans

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    I've actually seen the 6" Black Series Stormtrooper several times both at my local Toys R Us and Target--but only because I'm not interested in getting one, of course. If I was, I would never have seen it once (like I haven't with the figures I do want)...

    :sigh: