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Still an easy pass....
it looks like he has a lump or pimple or something under his left eye and on the left side of his mouth?
also, he has a very unique cross sell which includes a figure that can't be purchased a single release. it's actually a cool touch.
He is an ok figure. He does have some pretty cool accessories.
My feedback thread:http://www.he-man.org/forums/boards/...d.php?t=204997
Still an easy pass for me !
And of course, THIS particular figure comes with no apparent articulations issue... why am I not surprised ?
What, no picture of him next to Deadpool?
To be honest, if I wasn't a completist and a person interested in time traveling plots, I would pass on this guy in an instant (well, if I didn't have a sub). However, I am, so I have to have this guy. Plus, I came up with a (hopefully) funny little comic with him, Photog, and Draego-Man.
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It's this kind of stuff that makes it apparent that many people who bash on Spector only do so b/c it's Scott's creation.
In any case, I like the figure. Not my favorite character of all time, but still quite worthy of inclusion of a line that really has no limits.
Last edited by NastyNate; May 14, 2012 at 03:54pm.
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As much as I want to like this character, I cannot. It actually kind of saddens me to see all this negative feedback and to have the feelings I have regarding this character. I seriously want to love everything this line offers... but I cannot love The Mighty Spector... The dingy shade of purple, the generic spade emblem, the shade of yellow the armor is rendered in, the Marvel look... boy so many flaws. I try in my head to sum it up as a cool generic-ism, like you'd find in Galaxy Warriors or some He-Man knock off line, but it doesn't really hold up in that playing field either, due to the Marvel knock off elements. I thought originally after receiving him we'd all start to change our views, but after this review I am starting to have some doubts. Oh well, it's just one character, if we didn't have him maybe other characters wouldn't look as good! Way to be optimistic, right?
This is one of those instances where I think fandom has made way bigger of a deal out of things than it really is. Just my personal opinion, but I still think if he were released as part of the vintage line towards the end or in NA then people wouldn't have batted an eye at his aesthetics. He might be like Nocturna - not everyone's favorite, perhaps, but hardly controversial. So when you strip away all the extraneous backstory and fretting about his inclusion in a 30th line and just look at the figure...
I think he's pretty cool. Probably not in the upper echelons of my favorite characters, but I can see him being a lot of fun too.
I like the metallic paint on his purple suit. I like the idea that the suit protects him during time travel. Because it's so tight (nipples), I think it'd be cool if it were some sort of liquid metal that coats his skin. I think the cosmic key gauntlet looks great. I actually like the contrast to the more standard bracer on the other arm. I REALLY like the green energy blade. He'll definitely be using that in my display. I actually like his harness as armor in comparison to the other figures. It's actually fairly rare you get this sparse a figure in the line, and it's kind of a nice change.
My only negatives are that I don't like the goldish accent on the yellow. I just don't think that works. I actually think I might have liked the harness if it had been gold instead, but oh well. The combo of the red eyes on the purple mask is okay. I do think green there would have been cool. I wish the holster would have been more compact. I think it seems too bulky. And lastly, still not in love with the spade. I think some kind of complex control gizmo would be awesome there. But, I'm not designing it, and I'm so used to the spade now it doesn't bother me.
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I still don't see the need for this guy in the line, ah well.
I might get one if I see it on sale for a Mad Matty Monday or something. I'd like to try my hand at casting a clear resin figure. Otherwise though he's a solid pass for me.
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The mighty suckstor has a lame head and an uncool spade harness. Most likely I'll be replacing those with other heads and accessories to make him fit with the rest of the masters.
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well, it seems it turned out better than expectations, but i do agree with dan:
i'd have preferred the right bracer to be silver, instead of copper.
His bio and cosmic key sold me
I'm glad motuc offers a wide choice of figures from the barbarian vibes to the superheroes vibe. But I'm glad TMS is out from the 2012 subscription.
Last edited by Mamblo; May 14, 2012 at 08:19am.
I think, nobody would mind if MS would have a better design. I have no problem, if Scott would have put out Draego Man instead of the 4HM.
It's about the figure, not the person behind it.
Draego Man has no nostalgic connection, yet he has one thing Spector doesn't a coolness factor that makes him so far the best of the 30th figures, nostalgia or not, that is why I bought him. Just like SLL when he comes out, sure Extendar was armored, and to me looked out of place, but at least he didn't look like a Knighted Superman wannabee, and also very plain looking, so at least Spector isn't alone.
And who knows what the 5th figure will look like, and how many will be up in arms about the CAC figure just because it wasn't theirs that won? People have preferences no matter their reasons, even though some may be unwarranted.
Last edited by shadowfall1976; May 14, 2012 at 09:52am.
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