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    MOTUC Character Selection: Too Predictable/Not Exciting Enough?

    Let me preface this by saying I love this line and it's something I've wanted since mid-2005 (I had a wishlist about this and it was called MOTUC and EVERYTHING!) and the fact that I'm even seeing happen in real time is mind-blowing and exciting.

    However, as more and more pictures and figures are surfacing, I find myself going "... neat," when I should be going, "OH MY GOSH!!!!!!!1111onetwo"

    But I'm not. I was wondering if anyone else felt the same way as I do. So I guess I'm going blog-style on this as I wonder out loud, why it is I'm not as excited as I should be about this line. It seems everyone has had their opinion, so what's one more, right?

    It isn't that I don't want Beast-Man or Zodac. Heck yeah I do! But the line so far has been way too predictable. There are a lot of fans that are waiting at the edge of their seats to see who's coming next. Um, I can tell you.

    It's probably Man-At-Arms.

    And he's going to be so interesting because he'll have the mustache, which is amazing. But c'mon, we know he's coming. And Teela, and anyone else on the 8-back. Mattel stated they wanted the line to have legs and that the A-lister/big sellers should be spaced out. Well the 8-backs seem to be the heavy hitters and they're practically coming one after the other.

    DCUC just released shots of wave 8. Giganta is a C&C, Hawkgirl is the lead character in the line, with a whole but of obscure guys, for a MAJOR RETAIL CHAIN. So many DC fans went cool, while many others went, "Who's Commander Steel? Who's Vigilante. That's not the cowboy. He looks like Snake Eyes." It's sort of like taking a MOTUC assortment and making them consist of Ninjor, Frosta, Queen Marlena, Optikk, Rattlor, and Mantenna, and they all include pieces to make Panthor. That lineup is just so awesome because Scott and the Four Horsemen believe in the line so much, and the Four Horsemen's love of MOTU and their reputation for quality stuff back them up and the fans just devour it. We got 2 women, and a slew of c-list guys. I want that for He-Man's crew also.

    I understand we(Mattel and the fans) need the first year to perform well. I just feel like Mattel's setting up the same pattern they always have. When the line was introduced at NYCC, we were shown images of Queen Marlena, Princess Adora, Count Marzo, King Grayskull, and He-Ro. The line was presented to us as a sort of "He-Man Unlimited." There's almost nothing holding them back from really stretching the boundaries.

    But what have we seen? He-Man, Beast-Man, Skeletor, Mer-Man, Stratos, Zodac, and Faker. We already have had discussions on Man-At-Arms and Teela because fans are guaranteed that we're pretty much getting them. I love these guys, every one of them. But back-to-back? I thought they wanted the line to have legs.

    I feel Mattel got some awesome enthusiasm with the powerpoint image. We got King Grayskull as an exclusive, but I don't want every character in the slide as an exclusive. I feel Mattel needs to change the order up a bit. Let's use the Sorceress as an example

    Everyone is talking Teela. Everyone expects her to be first. And she will be no doubt. But that's where you can create excitement. You don't put her off indefinitely, but what if the Sorceress came first? Mattel seems to forget that they did have some heavy hitters at the end of the original MOTU 80's line. I feel Mattel is saying, "Sorceress is super popular so we're going to hold off on her." Do something different! Switch her spot with Teela's. Put her out now and save Teela for later. People will be sure to stay tuned to the line. It's not like people are going to say no to the Sorceress (IT'S THE SORCERESS!), who's another female headlining character. But in previous attempts she's ALWAYS been pushed to the end, if not done at all. We're barely got her in the staction line. Seeing He-Man and Beast Man at Comic-Con were awesome, but having a Sorceress sculpt next to them, would've made people do say this: "Sorceress is AWESOME! The Four Horsemen did an amazing job!" and they go, "Hey, why isn't Teela first? Where is she?"

    MOTUC choices is sort like acting. There's no real bad choice. All of the choices are good ones. But Mattel needs to ask the question, "Which choice is the most interesting one?" Teela and the Sorceress are both awesome, but Teela has always come first. I personally want Teela first, and NOW, but making Sorceress would show Mattel is committed to something that is creatively different from everything we've seen before. Right now, it's more of what we've always seen and expected. And because of that it's too predictable. Just as King Grayskull was a Comic-Con exclusive and he was in the powerpoint presentation, I wouldn't be shocked of another character in the same shot, like Count Marzo or Adora, was the next exclusive.

    So, Teela's female number 2. Cool. WRONG! Next is Frosta. What the four-letter-words? Let me explain why I would pick her next.

    In the 200x line POP fans were constantly begging for She-Ra to be made and Mattel told them they had to support MOTU, which isn't hard because the toys and cartoon were awesome anyways. They plead and petition and they got a SDCC exclusive out of it, which was sadly a repaint with soft goods that divided the fanbase. When the line ended the stactions started and fans yet again begged for some POP love. Lots of fans wanted to see the Four Horsemen work their magic and they were sure anything the Four Horsemen touched would be embraced by the MOTU and POP fans alike. Sadly, it never happened. Now in 2008, we get a slide show with Adora’s mug in there and a pitch that POP is officially being integrated into MOTU and the Classics line is all encompassing. But we haven’t seen a single POP female to show for it. If there is one character that I think could easily illustrate POP in an MOTU world in 2008 AND sell through, it’s Frosta. This is why. She doesn’t have a girly gimmick, which would make her a hard sell, like Perfuma. She’s the most like a MOTU warrior. She’s essentially a female version of Iceman. She’s also been written as the most sexually aggressive of the female heroines, coming on to He-Man. Outside of She-Ra and Catra, she’s arguably the most popular female in POP. She’s hot. The Four Horsemen would only make her hotter.

    Making Frosta would also accomplish multiple goals for the MOTUC line as a whole:
    1. It’ll help fans to anticipate (read: agonize over) major characters like Teela that much more. She-Ra as well.
    2. It’ll show fans who originally wouldn’t buy a doll in 1986 that they can support a Four Horsemen sculpted action figure of a hot warrior chick that’s new and yet is 100% MOTU-related, and is 100% ACTION FIGURE.
    3. It’ll officially tackle a touchy subject in the design phase of the female figures. How do you do a super-articulated action figure of a character with billowy, long, thick hair, a cape, and a skirt and STILL be able to do them all in soft plastic/rubber so the neck can be posed, the cape is bendable, and the hip articulation isn’t hindered at all so she can stand, kick, or sit? Some fans don’t want rooted hair, but they don’t want the sculpted hair to be windswept either. They want it long and thick, but laying flat made out of soft rubber so they can be posed. Jakks did it with their WWE women, so at least the Four Horsemen have a model of sorts.
    4. Mattel will finally be addressing POP fans directly that the money they’ve spent supporting MOTU since 2002 wasn’t in vain. Because if you talk to enough She-Ra fans MANY of them bought toys they didn’t want for YEARS out of a small hope they might get something from Etheria and they got nothing. Mattel launched this line and said, “OK now POP is officially involved.” So where are they? At least one in the first year would’ve been a show of faith.
    5. MOTUC will officially be a new, unique line, different from any previous incarnation of MOTU, yet SIMULTANEOUSLY nostalgic. Right now, it’s kind of talk with nothing to back it up. I guess I can wait.

    Teela 3rd? Yes. At this point she’d be heavily demanded and if any other female came next, heads would roll (if they haven’t already). HA!

    The examples above is just to stress how predictable the line is. I hope Mattel hasn’t forgotten that some characters at the end were A-listers too. Putting them first this time around mixed with what we know is coming would help. In Mattel’s DCUC line, Wonder Woman came after Supergirl, Batgirl, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn. We still haven’t even gotten Martian Manhunter, and Flash isn’t even out. That’s how I feel about secondary characters like POP. Yeah they were once dolls (over 20 years ago), but to me, they’re like Hawkgirl, Batgirl, Supergirl, and Big Barda. They’re derivative of their male counterparts to be sure, but the Four Horsemen would make them awesome. If people aren’t convinced, there’s one way to find out. Have the Four Horsemen sculpt one that isn’t She-Ra or Catra. Frosta is the easiest sell of the bunch, in my opinion.

    Same goes for the guys. I would’ve held off on super popular ones line Man-At-Arms (ducks tomatoes). What about getting Hordak or King Randor out first? Randor’s basically a He-Man body. Same tooling. He’s only been a staction, and people will want Marlena, and they’re both top-tier characters. Fans will support them in order to complete the 8-backs. Same thing with Hordak. Why does he have to wait? Take an 8-back guy and push them back. It’ll mix it up, and create excitement, and eliminate this feeling that we’re getting more of the same again. I already know what Trap Jaw will look like. But how will the Four Horsemen make Scare Glow cool?

    I feel that this line is such an uphill battle because everyone has an idea of how the line should be done both creatively and from a business standpoint. I'm excited Mattel finally did something for action figure collectors in the way of a website, but I'm not stoked that each figure comes out one at a time. I like getting a bunch at once :-). As I said above, it’s also long past due that they started Collect & Connect characters. Certain characters, like Perfuma or Hydron or the Faceless One, may not sell well one after the other, but fans have been clamoring for Battle Cat, Panthor, Modulok, and others. Mattel already has it in the DCUC line and it allows them to do action figures of characters that have a much smaller fanbase, like Commander Steel, Vigilante, Etrigan, Ares, Captain Atom, etc. as long as they can build their Giganta or Solomun Grundy C&Cs. Battle Cat and Panthor should’ve already been done. But maybe that’s for year 2. Who knows?

    I know Mattel wants to do it, and I know the Four Horsemen can sculpt it. I just want to see it. I love this line, but right now it just feels like I’m watching a re-run… in slow motion. Does anybody else feel like I do? Anyways, thanks for reading.

    (I'm waiting for all the FRAT comments, and I apologize in advance about any typos)
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    WOW.. Interesting insight and read. It was actually a very good read as a matter of fact. However, I on the other hand prefer the way they are being released. The main characters first, to get the build going. Then, add other side characters on, as story fillers. I guess you can compare it to writing a story, or anything that needs built up. You have to have the base first, and in this case its your main characters to get the story going. Yeah, we know who is who and all that jazz. So, what does it matter what order they are released? Well, I guess it really doesnt. But, if ya have small kids, like I do, its kinda hard to tell them who is who, bla bla bla, if some characters came out of order of the original story. However, since they have introduced KG, and his story right away, it would be cool to get some of those new characters. It wouldnt seem out of place to have Hordak this soon, or even He-Ro and King Hiss.

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    I too, would have preferred to hold some of the more popular characters back. We have a whole bunch of D-list characters and a few A-listers. I think MOTUC might have trouble in 2010 and beyond if they do too many A-listers too soon. They should keep the fans thirsty for more.

    However, making all of the A-list vintage characters first makes it easier for Mattel to make the 200X versions in a few years to keep the line afloat with the A-List characters in that era. After all, all the vintage 8-back and 12-backs will be out of the way for a couple of years...

    The Blonde Teela (Battleground and Alcala Teela) Thread
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    Chris here...

    I'll confess I only skimmed over your post, but your thought process makes a lot of sense to me. I also wonder whether Mattel might shift some extra units for characters who never made it into the 200X toyline, for fans who would welcome up-to-date versions of those characters, ideally from the 200X line but who'd look at MOTUC and maybe think it was "better than nothing"...?

    I agree that the powerpoint presentation basically made it look as though fans were finally going to get figures of characters they'd only ever dreamed about, such as He-Ro - whereas, at the moment, what folks are getting are Version #3 of standard characters such as Mer-Man, etc. These are awesome - but, it might help generate more excitement if there was some surprise element in there...

    However, in the interest of providing balance, I'd say that we (the hardcore He-Fans who post here) are probably a very small minority of the people Mattel are trying to target these babies to, and as such they probably feel that it's best for the opening salvo to be the characters that casual fans will remember best. If you grew up during the '80s but left MOTU behind, only to learn about the new MOTUC toyline now, you'd probably say "Who the hell is He-Ro?!"

    Hopefully the line will continue long enough that all fans get the characters they want!

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    While I like the idea of mixing it up, and throwing different characters into the mix 100% there is only one problem. How well they would sell on their own. There are just some figures a lot of people would pass on. If those come out first, then the line never gets to Teela like in your example.

    The only real way to fix this, and mix it up, is to do BAFs. I'd buy 4 Gwildors just to finish a Tytus if I had to. Or some terrible POP figure to get Megators head. I mean, if they did the BAF, they can mix it up, and throw in characters that are sure not to sell as great. Just look at your DCUC example about obscure characters. Most people get them just to get a leg for Grundy or any other BAF. Otherwise people would easily pass on someone they never heard of, or didn't want.

    I know I would jump all over any figure that was made IF the BAF was someone awesome. Like I've said more than once, Tytus, and Megator. I wouldn't even care who the figure is as much as I was one piece closer to the figure I really wanted. It would almost be silly if Mattel didn't at least try doing this after the first 6 or 8 figures are out. If they want the line to sell no matter who is coming, it needs to be done.

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    LOL, this reminds me of my thread about having new characters because we KNOW who is coming out. There might not be any true character surprises in this line, save when a certain character is coming out.

    The thing is that most people want to get all the old characters before any new characters get made.

    So MOTUC is going to be predictable.

    The Blonde Teela (Battleground and Alcala Teela) Thread
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    MegaGearMax's 200X/MYP Screen Grabs

    Oo-Larr • Sagitar • Cloak and Dagger Evil-Lyn • 200X Prince Adam • 200X Sorceress • Ninjor • Tung Lashor • Sssqueeze • Angella • Perfuma • Mermista • Evilseed (MYP)

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    Interesting theories, but who's to say that Sorceress and Frosta (Frosta?) would be embraced by everyone and garner the reactions you claim? I'm not saying they wouldn't, but it just seems like maybe you let a little too much of your own bias/personal feelings form your argument.

    I think a lot of people would be upset if Teela wasn't first because they think she deserves it just like He-Man deserved to be first overall.

    Anyway, I think your original question is worth thinking about. The selections, though I like all of them, don't follow with the same logic that DCUC and other lines do.

    On one hand I'm glad to get those figures early in case the line doesn't last (I hate to even type that!), but part of me thinks it would help the line survive to spread them out and throw some variety in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    Interesting theories, but who's to say that Sorceress and Frosta (Frosta?) would be embraced by everyone and garner the reactions you claim? I'm not saying they wouldn't, but it just seems like maybe you let a little too much of your own bias/personal feelings form your argument.
    Actually no. To clarify I was making an example. To be blunt, I want Teela 1st, way more than the Sorceress, and Frosta is not one of my favorites at all. Actually, I didn't like her when I was a kid. I'm indifferent to her. I was just making an example because she's so popular in the She-Ra fanbase and she has more warrior traits having offensive powers. She's a POP warrior than blends in a little better with MOTU. We still haven't seen the Four Horsemen make one of them yet. That was my point. It'd just be different.

    Plus the line is marketed to collectors not parents. Sorceress wouldn't sell well? She's gotta be top 3 when it come to women in MOTUC. I'd be shocked if Sorceress didn't sell well. I really would.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinAJ1 View Post
    Actually no. To clarify I was making an example. To be blunt, I want Teela 1st, way more than the Sorceress, and Frosta is not one of my favorites at all. Actually, I didn't like her when I was a kid. I'm indifferent to her. I was just making an example because she's so popular in the She-Ra fanbase and she has more warrior traits having offensive powers. She's a POP warrior than blends in a little better with MOTU. We still haven't seen the Four Horsemen make one of them yet. That was my point. It'd just be different.
    Oh, OK. My fault then.

    I still say that female characters are a hard sell and not as popular as many fanboys want to believe. Female figures have always sold less than male figures. I think Sorceress, Teela, She-Ra, and Evil Lyn will all do fine, but beyond them I don't know if Mattel should even try any females until the line is completely established and doing well.

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    My first post ever . . .

    This is my first post on this forum. I tried posting a couple of times during the past month, but I always got a message that I wasn't allowed to post yet.

    First, who I am. I was a kid in the '80s and loved He-Man toys more than any other. I still remember the Christmas when I was four years old. I got He-Man. My brother got Skeletor (half-boot!). Castle Grayskull was for both of us. Those toys were so cool. My birthday is only a few weeks after Christmas. My parents added Mer-man and Battlecat to my collection. I was too young to be a "collector" in the 80s. My He-Man collection was hit and miss in terms of who I had. But I loved them all.

    I have never "collected" a toy line as an adult. I was a freshman in college when Kenner did its relaunch of Star Wars and bought a few of the figures at the time. I was a new graduate student in 2002 when I noticed the re-launch of He-man. I was very tempted but money was tight. I was also a bit confused about what was in the line. I didn't know about the MYP cartoon. But I thought the many versions of He-man and Skeletor were over the top. I was always annoyed with Batman toys (never bought a single one) because there were so many version of Batman. Which one was the definitive one? Lame. I got that vibe from the 2002 He-man line. That plus the money thing made me steer clear. There were some great figures. But it was too much at the time.

    I can't even remember how I heard about the new line, but I'm PUMPED for it. I got both versions of King Grayskull. My orders for He-man and Beastman are in. I'm going to buy every figure in this line. Why? Because I was tempted in 2002 when I had no kids and no money and only kinda liked the figures. The MOTUC sculpts are incredible. I can't wait to finally have a replacement for He-man's gray power sword that I lost over 20 years ago.

    On top of all this, I now have a four year old daughter who loves the Filmation He-man but who is OBSESSED with She-ra. She's getting an on-the-card Star Burst She-ra for Christmas that I snagged on Ebay for cheap. And she will open it (GASP!). This has been a long-winded response to the OP, but I wanted to explain where I'm coming from.

    I would LOVE to see Mattel mix it up during the first year. I'll buy one of each of the male figures. But I'll have to buy two Teelas, two She-ras and, ESPECIALLY two Frostas. My daughter giggles every time she looks at the back of She-ra Season 1 Vol. 2 and sees the look on He-man's face when Frosta is putting the moves on him (which episode is that, by the way? I can't seem to find it on the DVDs).

    As a kid, my brother and I had most of the 8-back figures. I want stuff I didn't get when I was a kid. I want Horde Troopers, I want Hordak, I want the Sorceress (I'll probably have to buy three of her--my daughter is obsessed, but I haven't talked myself into taking the plunge yet on Ebay), I want Spikor, etc.

    This has been long. But I agree with the OP. How cool would a Count Marzo be? By the way, I've seen most of the MYP cartoon at this point. I would love figures of the secondary characters. But I wouldn't be too thrilled with a MOTUC version of the standards from the 200X line. Call it the version-aversion. Thank goodness there are no chases in this line.

    Quote Originally Posted by eurorko View Post

    Queen Marlena, Shadow Weaver are two great characters that the hardcore fans would go bonkers for if they got made. We have only been waiting since the 80's to own them. I hope we get a female before 2010.
    My daughter begs me every other day to buy Shadow Weaver for her. She doesn't get that they've never made one. And alas, they probably never will, right? She's Filmation, right? I'd probably have to buy four Shadow Weavers. One for me to play with. One for my daughter to play with. And two to replace the one for my daughter after she, inevitably, loses or breaks it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ntumbuluku View Post
    This is my first post on this forum. I tried posting a couple of times during the past month, but I always got a message that I wasn't allowed to post yet.

    First, who I am. I was a kid in the '80s and loved He-Man toys more than any other. I still remember the Christmas when I was four years old. I got He-Man. My brother got Skeletor (half-boot!). Castle Grayskull was for both of us. Those toys were so cool. My birthday is only a few weeks after Christmas. My parents added Mer-man and Battlecat to my collection. I was too young to be a "collector" in the 80s. My He-Man collection was hit and miss in terms of who I had. But I loved them all.

    I have never "collected" a toy line as an adult. I was a freshman in college when Kenner did its relaunch of Star Wars and bought a few of the figures at the time. I was a new graduate student in 2002 when I noticed the re-launch of He-man. I was very tempted but money was tight. I was also a bit confused about what was in the line. I didn't know about the MYP cartoon. But I thought the many versions of He-man and Skeletor were over the top. I was always annoyed with Batman toys (never bought a single one) because there were so many version of Batman. Which one was the definitive one? Lame. I got that vibe from the 2002 He-man line. That plus the money thing made me steer clear. There were some great figures. But it was too much at the time.

    I can't even remember how I heard about the new line, but I'm PUMPED for it. I got both versions of King Grayskull. My orders for He-man and Beastman are in. I'm going to buy every figure in this line. Why? Because I was tempted in 2002 when I had no kids and no money and only kinda liked the figures. The MOTUC sculpts are incredible. I can't wait to finally have a replacement for He-man's gray power sword that I lost over 20 years ago.

    On top of all this, I now have a four year old daughter who loves the Filmation He-man but who is OBSESSED with She-ra. She's getting an on-the-card Star Burst She-ra for Christmas that I snagged on Ebay for cheap. And she will open it (GASP!). This has been a long-winded response to the OP, but I wanted to explain where I'm coming from.

    I would LOVE to see Mattel mix it up during the first year. I'll buy one of each of the male figures. But I'll have to buy two Teelas, two She-ras and, ESPECIALLY two Frostas. My daughter giggles every time she looks at the back of She-ra Season 1 Vol. 2 and sees the look on He-man's face when Frosta is putting the moves on him (which episode is that, by the way? I can't seem to find it on the DVDs).

    As a kid, my brother and I had most of the 8-back figures. I want stuff I didn't get when I was a kid. I want Horde Troopers, I want Hordak, I want the Sorceress (I'll probably have to buy three of her--my daughter is obsessed, but I haven't talked myself into taking the plunge yet on Ebay), I want Spikor, etc.

    This has been long. But I agree with the OP. How cool would a Count Marzo be? By the way, I've seen most of the MYP cartoon at this point. I would love figures of the secondary characters. But I wouldn't be too thrilled with a MOTUC version of the standards from the 200X line. Call it the version-aversion. Thank goodness there are no chases in this line.


    My daughter begs me every other day to buy Shadow Weaver for her. She doesn't get that they've never made one. And alas, they probably never will, right? She's Filmation, right? I'd probably have to buy four Shadow Weavers. One for me to play with. One for my daughter to play with. And two to replace the one for my daughter after she, inevitably, loses or breaks it.
    Welcome to the boards!

    And let me say that's a pretty solid first post.

    It's always good to hear about the little ones taking an interest in MOTU.

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    One of the things that draws me to a figure line is strong female characters. I don't buy if they don't. This is a direct result of The Original Masters of the Universe line.
    I do like that they have broken the "8 back" order with Faker. He was a nice surprise.
    That being said I dont really think the line will be to much of a surpise no matter what the order the figures are released in. We all know the figures already.
    I'd love to get figures like Marzo, Scare Glow, & Sorceress sooner than later. I just dont see what figure should be pushed back to make room for it. The thing about the 8-back figures is so many of peoples favorites come from there. I mean personally I can wait for Man-at arms but he's alot of peoples very favorite. I wouldnt want to have to make people wait for their favorite
    so I can get a Scare Glow, Catra or The Sorceress sooner.
    I think after The 8-back with a FEW surpises thrown in a baf would be excellent idea. I think certian people would be more "able" to buy a pop or na figure if it helps build a cool big character.
    I personally believe The Four Horsemen will be able to breath coolnes into some less popular characters. In the 200x line I even bought Orko the 1st time I found him. I never cared that much for the character. All because they did a great job on him.
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    TwinAJ1...nice read.
    Great thoughts...

    I will support the collector's line regardless...but your ideas made sense.
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    I think all the 200X fans are unanimous, that the first 200X figure in this line should be Hordak, and the second should be Marzo.

    at least that's my conclusion based on the few threads here in the Classics Forum.

    General consensus amongst fans is that 200X He-Man shouldn't happen for a while, I am of the same opinion.

    though, I'd love to see him eventually.

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    Heroic Warrior
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    I think that getting the main characters first is the best option. the point is that 1 figure per month isn't enough to make all the figures we want in the short run. I would be more comfortable with 2 or more figures per month. I don't want to offend anyboby, but I'm not interested in POP or NA figures, I personally wouldn't buy them.

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