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Thread: Dragon Blaster Skeletor Dragon Head. Do you like it?

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    Dragon Blaster Skeletor Dragon Head. Do you like it?

    Do you like this Head for Dragon blaster Skeletor's dragon's head??
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    Many people on the reveal thread are saying they don't. Here's my post from there with my thoughts....

    The best iteration of him was the cardback art..
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    Looked like the toy, but more realistic and less cartoony. Now we have this one,
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    that is more cartoony and doesn't look like the toy. This one also looks better,
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    as does this one.
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    and they both still look like the toy.

    But the real reason it looks goofy, is because it does look unrealistic. Not because it is a dragon, but because there is no way the dragon could open or close his mouth with all of those teeth, especially the ones in the back, as they are too close together, and the ones in the back are the worst part of the problem,as eluded to by this post..
    Quote Originally Posted by Crusader View Post
    The toy's mouth was V-shaped, which looks way more realistic than that square row of teeth
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    That is why I will be getting a hold of another original head and modding it like this.
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    It may be goofy, but at least it looks like the original, and is not biologically and mechanically impossible. Besides that, I don't think the MOTUC one looks that great even as a surreal art piece. If the horsemen did sculpt this, it is one of the few times I have been let down. I liked Leech's head, It was just too big for the regular buck. Clawfull's head at least looked vintage. I don't understand this one at all.

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    I LOVE the dragon head. Can't expect a Draego man clone. On the flip side TG said the head will fit on other bucks so those that don't like it could probably swap it. --Edit-- I think I confused a different poster for TG, so maybe it's not, but I'm sure you brilliant customizers will find away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by He-Dad View Post
    I LOVE the dragon head. Can't expect a Draego man clone. On the flip side TG said the head will fit on other bucks so those that don't like it could probably swap it.
    I'm glad you like it, and hope a lot of others do to, as I am sure it is way too late to change it.

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    Swapping the head. Even the vintage head didn't look that goofy.

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    I like it! Head all full of teeth. Pretty freaky!
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    I happen to not mind it at all.

    But I do hope the chest and abs are skin tone, not painted or molded magenta, I want to see this as a Vintage accurate Skeletor buck.
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    I'm not crazy about it. ...yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadowfall1976 View Post
    I happen to not mind it at all.

    But I do hope the chest and abs are skin tone, not painted or molded magenta, I want to see this as a Vintage accurate Skeletor buck.
    I agree. It seems to me(since I don't like the head) the coolest part of this release is a new skeletor buck. I wish he had new feet to match the shins. Those duck feet only match the 8-back card back, nothing else.

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    I don't understand why his mouth isn't fixed open like he's seen almost everywhere else. Seems like the most obvious design choice. :/
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    I can't answer this question yet. I am 99% certain the 4H sculpted it with a closed mouth so it didn't end up with round tusks instead of teeth.

    What it comes down to for me is, if the dragon can stand/sit or otherwise keep itself upright without Skeletor, then I love it. If not...it's lame.

    I want the dragon to be a character and not just some backpack with teeth.
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    Yes, I like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainboy View Post
    I don't understand why his mouth isn't fixed open like he's seen almost everywhere else. Seems like the most obvious design choice. :/
    I would agree it would seem hard to "Blast" Something with that closed tight toothy head.

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    LOL at all of the hate. Total love from me for this one... such a nice figure and really making 2012 much, much better. Might be enough goodwill left for 2013 after all.

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    It could be better, but I don't hate it.

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    I believe its design could have been much better, making it a modern version of the vintage action figure (as it should be) "classicized" with an open, even semi opened mouth..giving him the proper look of its own name DRAGON BLASTER, not much blasting to be done with all those teeth He still looks good, just not WOW, Great for me.
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    I would have preferred the Dragon to be more vintage accurate, but I still think the new Dragon looks awesome!!
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    I'm neutral about it. Not instant like, but not instant yikes either.
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    I think for me, I love it because it's so cartoon-like. It's got a menacing toothy smile that just makes him look that much more evil to me. It gives the dragon a personality, which the vintage one didn't really have to me. Don't get me wrong, the vintage DB was my favorite, but the dragon was just a cool back pack that shot water to me as a kid. This looks more like an evil living creature that has a story of his own. It could have looked a little more like the mini comic of even the Filmation dragons, sure. But to me he's awesome just the way he is.

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    yes. It is completely fine and on design.

    I cannot imagine why anyone who liked the original toy could possibly complain about it.

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    I have to agree with what darkmoon wrote. I dont understand why the sculptor didnt use some vintage art as outline.Maybe im so dissapointed cause that was my very first MotU figure and i had high expactations.Normally i love what what the horsemen are doing.
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    I'm still excited to be adding him to my collection; I just wish the 4H had been a little more inspired by the original "cardback" art on this one. I loved his classic Chinese Water Dragon look and was really hoping to see it in MOTUC.

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    My first impression was I didn't like it, but its grown on me a little already though I still would have preferred a head closer to the mini-comic (so I just hope TIN makes one ) its mainly just the teeth I'm not keen on, but its better then the original and better the Leech's head IMO.
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    Won't squirt but I like it anyway.

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