Of course Adora is an awesome figure. But just like Teela, she unfortunately was one of the first female figures and there were a few problems with them, as much as they're two of my favorite figures in the whole line. Both suffered from a thick, non pliable plastic dress. Teela cannot even sit. Adora's plastic was a tad more flexible but if you leave her in a sitting position, the red plastic of the 'tunic' will never return to shape. It will be 'stretched out' from then onwards.
I know what you guys are saying about variants versus new characters. I too would rather get Glimmer than Battle Ground Whoever, but Teela and Adora really deserve a fix. They are A-list royalties in my book. But so is He-man and seeing how He-man himself won't even get an upgrade, I have little faith in getting a Teela and Adora 2.0 especially now that the line is in jeopardy.
What they could do however which would solve everything would be, for Teela, to release a 'Sorceress Teela' with a removable cloak, and underneath, the new female buck and a retooled Teela tunic with twist waist and soft outfit. (I would buy her in a hearbeat).
I would also love to see a re-released, twist-waist Adora but if that's not possible, all we need is that retooled Marlena tunic done in Adora's colors. All we then need to do is tear out the granny pant suit on Adora and replace it with Marlena's removable tunic.
The red repaint of Marlena's tunic could easily find a home in a new Weapon pack or with any other POP related figure... How about Sea Hawk?
Either ways, I LOVE ADORA. She is stunning. I trimmed the granny pants on the front with a pair of scissors and she's okay. I just wish we could get that red tunic so that she'd look even better!
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And a PRINCE ADAM / PRINCESS ADORA two packs, featuring Adam with a newly sculpted head and sword holder and Adore with either the Marlena tunic OR a twist-waist and retooled two parts tunic! (which would be the better way to do it, as Marlena's tunic does not have a sword holder) Everybody wins, everybody's happy!
Also in a recent Q & A, Toyguru said that a modified, upgraded pelvis part for the female buck would appear on the next female after Frosta.
If they sculpted a leotard-type loin part - similar to King Hiss - that eliminated the need for a flap of unsightly rubber, they could totally use that to update Adora and Teela.
Since the line isn't performing as well as before, 2 packs imho are the way to go as you can pack a highly desirable character with a slightly less famous character.