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    NECA Planet of the Apes figures

    Found these today at TRU. I actually have a set coming online, but I couldn't pass up getting to check the paint apps. I'll end up with three Gorilla soldiers, which is perfect. One with the gun, one with the club, and one to find a horse for!

    They are SO well constructed. They are incredibly poseable and seem really expressive. Amazing detail, paint and sculpting combine to make these some of the most impressive figures NECA has put out, I think. I hope these are incredibly successful because I'd love for the line to just keep going and going. We definitely need some humans in this scale.

    Some quick pics on my desk:

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    Oh cool, I didn't know Zaius comes with his cane too! I also have a set coming. I'll have to check TRU to do a little army building. How is Cornelius's likeness?

    Wow, I just realized I didn't see anything about wave 2 from SDCC.
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    Found the gorilla soldiers at TRU. Depending on what they offer in the two pack, not sure I'll need another pair. Just need General Ursus to lead them. The figures themselves are great. Dutch level articulation. Wish they were bigger, but they're the same height as the Marines from Aliens, which is actually correct. You can attach the little clubs to the hook on their sash, as well as hang the gun over their shoulder.









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    Awesome pics as always SCB!

    Quote Originally Posted by gbagok View Post
    Oh cool, I didn't know Zaius comes with his cane too! I also have a set coming. I'll have to check TRU to do a little army building. How is Cornelius's likeness?

    Wow, I just realized I didn't see anything about wave 2 from SDCC.
    I think all the likenesses are superb. The paint varies a bit from figure to figure in store, but they all seemed solid.

    As for series 2, it's:

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    Series 3 (sneak peek - there will be more):
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    There was also a MEGO-esque George Taylor, which gives me hope we'll see him in the 7'' line:
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    Also, I would LOVE this diorama. Sadly not for sale:
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    So very stoked for these figures. It's kind of funny, I've never thought of myself as a big Apes fan; I would list a lot of other properties before that one if I had to list my favorites. And yet, I've gotten a lot of the figures based on the movies over the years, and I am very excited at the prospects here. They really are knocking these out of the park from the pics I've seen, and the Ceasar figure previewed from Conquest gives me hope we'll see some representatives apes from the later movies. I really would like a Virgil from the final film, as I loved Paul Williams' portrayal of the character, and I enjoyed the fact that the later films had you rooting for the apes. And of course one would hope for Taylor and Nova in the line; it would seem as incomplete as the Aliens line minus Ripley without them.
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    Here's the test shots of Series 1 & 2, plus the upcoming Gorilla soldier 2-pack!


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    Ooo, awesome! I'm so glad Zira is in there, the line wouldn't have been complete without her. And I didn't even think of a different Dr. Zaius! Seeing Conquest's Ceaasar is nice, but I don't really care about the last three movies getting figures honestly. I kind of hope they might make Lucius, Nova, and Taylor, and I wouldn't say no to Dr. Milo or the TV show's General Urko, but otherwise all the best ones I think are here! Wish NECA was making Flash Gordon figures.
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    I really REALLY hope we get Taylor AND Nova!
    How could you not get them both?!?

    This is such an amazing set of films
    Probably some of my most favorite of all time

    Just the thought of them brings up watching the movies over and over when I was younger!

    To be honest, I am so based I think the new movies are crappy.

    These figures are amazing and this is the line that will be the sub focus to MOTUC.

    I love them all.

    I'm not even an army builder but to have at least 3 of each Ape soldiers is a must!!

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    LOVE THEM...love love love!

    I wonder if they will do the TV show too?!?

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