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Old 05-21-2011, 10:21 AM   #226
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The Wal-Mart exclusive figure of Jabba's throne offers 1 rug and 8 pillows who are made of plastic, very nice for dioramas. I was finally able to find one in France, after missing the first 2 box who appeared at my local store in december.

Of course, the Jabba figure can be very useful for re-enacting Raiders of the Last Pizza...

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Old 05-27-2011, 05:32 AM   #227
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The Pirates of the Carribean Cannibal Chief by Zizzle is perfectly Indy-compatible:



Recently picked up this female figure from Hasbro's 2000 Jurassic Park range. She's the right scale, and dressed appropriately.



This dromedary, made by AAA, also looks about the right size.

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Old 05-27-2011, 09:31 AM   #228
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is see you have the Room Booby Trap sets. they do make excellent displays for the action figures.
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:33 PM   #229
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Great pics, Montana. That camel looks spiffy and I have a couple of those Army of Darkness skeletons, too!

I also have a number of those Jurassic Park figures, including the gal (who is supposed to be Tea Leoni, but whatever...)

The outfits are great, but the articulation is quite lacking, unfortunately.

I have one of these Alan Grant figures - terrific outfit for an Indy-verse character, but again painfully limited articulation.

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Old 05-27-2011, 02:32 PM   #230
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Great pics, Montana. That camel looks spiffy and I have a couple of those Army of Darkness skeletons, too!

I also have a number of those Jurassic Park figures, including the gal (who is supposed to be Tea Leoni, but whatever...)

The outfits are great, but the articulation is quite lacking, unfortunately.

I have one of these Alan Grant figures - terrific outfit for an Indy-verse character, but again painfully limited articulation.

Yes, the articulation is outdated by today's standards. The girl was better proportioned than the the guy (whoever he is) that I got at the same time. He was a bit too wide in the shoulders, which made him look like those first waves of Star Wars figures in the '90s.
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Old 05-28-2011, 01:26 AM   #231
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Nazi Robots, he hates those guys.

An Iron Giant figure that seems to have come with a video release in 1999. Has a very retro pulpy look.
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Old 05-28-2011, 09:14 AM   #232
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Nazi Robots, he hates those guys.

Rubbish, the Iron Giant's no Nazi!

He's SU-PER-MAN!!!

(sniff.)

God, I love that movie.
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Old 05-28-2011, 03:33 PM   #233
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That is a great movie!

Thanks for posting the pics of the Uncle Milton room traps, I was wondering how they looked with the figures. I was never able to find them.
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Old 05-29-2011, 10:43 AM   #234
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That is a great movie!

Thanks for posting the pics of the Uncle Milton room traps, I was wondering how they looked with the figures. I was never able to find them.

I recently bought the room traps from the Indy section of Starwarsshop.com for $20
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:16 PM   #235
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found the Red Skull today to go with WWII Cap...
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Old 06-01-2011, 07:26 PM   #236
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Nice! Haven't seen either of those two yet and I really want them.
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Old 06-01-2011, 07:58 PM   #237
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GREAT picture! That's fantastic!!!

I'm disappointed there won't be more offerings in the Captain America line from the MOVIE itself! A crime we're not getting the "USO" version of Cap - with that cool leather jacket. Though I know a certain Ravener has taken it upon himself to remedy that particular deficiency...

And would it have killed them to give us an accurate WW2 motorcycle that wasn't just a Mutt Williams repaint in awful red, white and blue?

I have a Red Skull myself - a very nice figure, but a bit imperfect. (What's with the NOSE???) And it's not sporting the terrific black coat we've seen in many of the preview images.

The Captain America pictured here was originally released as an SDCC exclusive last year. It's a great figure. This new version has a different paint scheme, but it's still damn cool.

Thanks for sharing that pic!
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:40 PM   #238
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I picked up a "Super Combat" Cap yesterday, which is bascially his movie outfit. The one with the "steel pot", round shield, and pistol/holster. Pretty cool figure, though he is a tad taller than the Indy figs. Finally spotted a Red Skull today, but he had some bad paint apps so I passed...hope I don't wind up kicking myself later.

I too hope that they make some more movie figures. The "Howling Commandos" would be awesome!
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:46 PM   #239
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I saw the "movie version" of Cap in the store the other day, but some dodgy paint apps on that, too. Need to start hitting the stores again! Good to know that Red Skull is out there, too.

Unfortunately, I think Hasbro's MO with the Marvel Movie lines is clear at this point - ENDLESS variations of the hero character (look at the Iron Man 2 line, Thor and now Captain America), lots of "comic" and "concept" figures and almost no supporting characters from the films themselves.

Lame!!
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Old 06-07-2011, 03:00 PM   #240
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Yeah, I saw the WWII Cap (same as the pic posted above) and really wanted to get him, but he also had some bad paint apps (googly eyes). Hopefully I can find another. All I see though are the Cap in the winter jacket and the Winter Soldier guy. More supporting characters from the movie would definitely be awesom as they could easily ft with the Indy line. Maybe down the road, depending on the popularity of the movie...
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:19 AM   #241
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More supporting characters from the movie would definitely be awesom as they could easily ft with the Indy line. Maybe down the road, depending on the popularity of the movie...

Unfortunately, Hasbro seems to have almost no interest in cultivating a true "movie line" and appealing to adult collectors. Their Marvel Movie lines are 100% kid focused.

Remember when they teased the Iron Man 2 figures? We were promised Nick Fury, Black Widow, and Iron Man/Tony and Rhodey in their suits with their faces showing.

Well, of those movie-specific figures, we only ever got Fury and that was a year too late and only as a pack in with other figures (the drones, which were also WAY TOO LATE, even though they were the main baddies in the final fight sequence.)

Even Whiplash - the MAIN baddie - was nearly impossible to find. Instead, we got 30 different useless Iron Man variants and countless "comic" and "concept" figures. And that's exactly what's on the shelf right now with Captain America - endless Cap variants from comics and only, what, TWO figures from the film? (Red Skull and "combat" Cap?)

Ridiculous.

Did they really not think a Tony Stark with removable helmet would sell? Why can they give us 15 different "comic" Cap variants, but not the awesome, leather jacket wearing USO version from the film?

Ugh.
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:35 PM   #242
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Just noticed in stores that the "Captain Britain" figure comes with a nice looking "Excalibur" accessory, which, of course, would be perfect for Indy.

May have to get it, just for the sword.

(also, the belt is pretty cool and would be great for some kind of Indy-era custom.)

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Old 06-30-2011, 12:59 PM   #243
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Finally found a Red Skull today!

Also came across the following:

http://marvelousnews.com/index.php?c...3&itemid=14213

Apparently there will be a "movie series" in the Captain America line, but all that is shown so far is Cap and Nick Fury. Cap looks ot be the same as the Super Combat Cap, sans helmet, but he comes with a Thompson. Hopefully there will be some more figures in this "movie series".
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:12 PM   #244
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Cool! Great find. I don't think I'll end up finding one on the pegs, they're just so rare and things fly fast in my 'hood. I bought one (way overpriced) on ebay a little while back. I feel like a bit of a sucker, but sometimes the premium is worth not fruitlessly hunting for weeks and months.

The "movie series" subline of Captain America is already out and consists of "Super combat" (aka the movie version) of Captain America, the Hydra Soldier and your Red Skull. (check your packaging!) Sucks that's all they are giving us from the actual film and instead are clogging the pegs with countless useless and redundant "comic" variations (Just like Iron Man 2. Sigh.)

It would be great if they released a single-carded Nick Fury, as that's the same one that was planned for Iron Man 2 but only released in a battle pack.

Curiously, that link you provide says the figures are "six inches", even though they are clearly the same figures we have already seen in the 4 inch line.

p.s. - that Tommy gun looks SWEET. I hope I don't have to buy another figure just to get it. Oh, who am I kidding?
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:20 PM   #245
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Oops. After taking another look, that is clearly NOT the Fury from the Iron Man 2 line.

Very interesting indeed.
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Old 06-30-2011, 02:05 PM   #246
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Sorry to burst your bubble there Lance, but these ARE 6-inchers. Take a look at the elbow joints on the Cap figure - definately not current 3 3/4" articulation...

The Cap figure was one of the first to be entirely sculpted in a virtual environment by Hasbro. Stands to reason that what you see at 6" scale is EXACTLY what you'd see at 4" scale.
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Old 06-30-2011, 02:31 PM   #247
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Ok, color me confused, I didn't know there was a 6" line as well. I saw an 8" (ish) Cap today at TRU and I've seen a 10" is Cap as well...what gives?
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:45 AM   #248
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Angelica, from Jakks Pacific's Pirates of the Caribbean line looks pretty compatible without her pirate items:



and the UV gimmick can make her like, a priestess of some cult or something.

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Old 09-15-2011, 12:19 PM   #249
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Angelica, from Jakks Pacific's Pirates of the Caribbean line looks pretty compatible without her pirate items:


Yeah, that's the only figure I bought from the new Pirates line.

She has a very nice headsculpt and, unlike some of the other figures, is just the right size to work with the Indy line.
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Old 10-20-2011, 02:58 PM   #250
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EXCELLENT!

Perfect "Professor Indy"/Marcus Brody/civilian custom fodder on the way in next year's Marvel Universe line -

Behold!



p.s. - I've seen a full body pic in another site and it looks like Hasbro is - yet again - recycling Toht parts. He's the gift that keeps on giving!
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