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Mattel's SDCC's Exclusive Filmation Hordak & Imp figure set has been announced. Mattel chose not to include a new head (or new armor). Are you okay with the head being a repaint? You can see the only new sculpting here is the robot hand and Imp. The robot arm is from Hurricane Hordak. The swappable shoulder is from Trap Jaw's Kronis arm.
From Toyguru about Filmation Hordak's head:
http://forums.mattycollector.com/eve...7/m/5271036868Actually no. The funding for the chest was a completely seperate budget as it is a polly bagged promo item and not part of the carded toy.
Not giving Hordak a unique head was not a budget choice. We had the budget to do that if we wanted to. We chose to delibertly use existing parts so Filmation Hordak would fit into the line look of all the other figures (and the other Hordaks). Much as we did for Filmation Randor. We didn't want one Hordak looking very different from the rest. All should blend. We could one day do an animted line with a different look, but that would not be Classics.
It was not a budget choice, it was a design choice by Marketing, design and the Horsemen together. We did discuss this at length as we knew whichever way we went would not please all fans. In the end, we absolutely stand by our choice to keep all Hordaks looking similar and all figures in "Classics" style.
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Oh come on.
He's a complete body reuse with a pallet swap (which is perfectly fine). With that much reuse, they could not spring for a new head? Drop the redundant staff to save cost .
A am no way a hard core Filmation fan, but it cheapness of this variant ticks me off.
Of course he should have came with additional sculpting; more than just a filmation head. They could have at least had a more accurate head and cowl. It's sad how we asked for Filnation Hordak and got a repaint just as we asked for the MYP Evil Lyn and got a repaint. Easy pass and I was really looking forward to this figure. It's very lackluster and cheap.
I used to be a completist and snap up everything Classics.
Not any more. They don't deserve out money churning out this garbage.
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No. With the exception of Imp and the robotic arm, this figure is no different from the custom Filmation Hordak I made for myself. A cybernetic head should have been an unquestioned part for this figure, and why add the flippin' staff?! More love went into Spirit of Hordak than the SDCC exclusive.
I'm disgusted right now.
Classics TGR figures should be Filmation-based, but they NEED MORE COWBELL!
No. I'm more disappointed that he has the same armour though. The cartoon version has gaps in the sides where you can see his skin.
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Am I satisfied with a cheap out that isn't anything at all like what we wanted? Oh, yeah, I'm ****ing stoked! I'm even happier they wasted money on a treasure chest to be given to attendants, ya know because afterall, they are the ones who keep the line going. Add on TG's "unified look" BS and I'm just tickled pink.
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No, this is a pathetic effort on the part of Mattel. Even with a straight reuse of the same head, they could have at least added some line work or a freaking wash to make the lines in his cheeks stand out a little more like Filmation's.
And honestly, I could have been okay with a repaint head if they had at least given us his armor instead. It still wouldn't be ideal, but the armor is quite distinctive in its own right and would have still made the figure look cool and different. So I would have been happy overall with either a new head or new armor, but they couldn't even spring to give us either. Weak Matty, weak.
But then they include another Hordak staff, except with what looks like only 1 paint app. Really, what's the logic there?
TG needs to stop digging that hole any deeper
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I did not for a second think that a Filmation Hordak would get a new head sculpt.
I think it would have been nice and great if he did get one, but I expected a Filmation Hordak would look exactly like this (which is why I have never particularly wanted one). The thing that actually bothers me the most is that the staff seems to have very few paint apps.
Sad day for those who were expecting more than this.
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"Not giving Hordak a unique head was not a budget choice. We had the budget to do that if we wanted to. We chose to delibertly use existing parts so Filmation Hordak would fit into the line look of all the other figures (and the other Hordaks). Much as we did for Filmation Randor. We didn't want one Hordak looking very different from the rest. All should blend. We could one day do an animted line with a different look, but that would not be Classics.
It was not a budget choice, it was a design choice by Marketing, design and the Horsemen together. We did discuss this at length as we knew whichever way we went would not please all fans. In the end, we absolutely stand by our choice to keep all Hordaks looking similar and all figures in "Classics" style. "
Um, not all Skeletors or He-Mans look the same in this line. Heck, they even changed Thunder Punch He-Man's skin tone for no good reason! So this quote just makes me shake my head in disbelief.
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He really needed his Filmation head…what's the point of doing a Filmation Hordak if he doesn't even have the correct head?
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NO! As if the fact that the Filmation head was not included was not bad enough--the responses to why it was not included from TG is beyond frustrating.. This is the first SDCC exclusive for Motuc I will not be buying since the line began. At least some of the other companies got it right this year
We've had so many stupid new characters, and now problem is new head and armor??? Come on...But fools will buy it because they will get Imp! And now we should expect Filmation Skeletor with repain head?
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I'm not satisfied with the head, and I'm not satisfied with the armour.
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Soooo, an Alcala head for Skeletor is okay... A Filmation head for Hordak isn't?
I know I've used this time and again, arguing for 200X heads, but it totally applies to this as well. Not a fan of Filmation variants in general, but I think everyone should be able to get their ideal heads somehow. The cartoon head looks different enough from his figure head to warrant a new sculpt, IMO.
Besides, story-wise, I'd say he'd need to construct an artificial body to inhabit whilst on Etheria so that he can fight She-Ra and friends. Once he pops out into his home dimension of Eternia, due to some magical reason, he'd be able to recreate a body that looks much more like his old one, hence the face change back to the original Hordak figure's head.
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I voted no.
Be advised, I don't like Hordak and don't own one, period. I just don't happen to like the character, and never did.
Having said that, if I wanted a Filmation version (and since I don't, I'd still like YOU to have YOUR Filmation version, fan base), this would kinda fall short.
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No, I'm not happy that they took the cheapest method possible to give us something that doesn't represent what we've been asking for. We wanted a Filmation Hordak, not a Hordak in Filmation colors. If this is how they are going to tackle Filmation variants, then don't bother making Filmation He-Man or Skeletor because the TRU versions are already made.
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