Posted by WC on December 18, 2006, 5:09 pm, in reply to "Face-Off"
Well one of the worst parts of the Iron Man/Mandarin Face Offs is the fact that they do not look in scale with the rest of the Marvel Legends. Iron Man looks tiny compared to all the other Iron Men, whether or not you try to make the argument that his armour is slimmer. He just looks more 5 1/2" scale than 6". And Mandarin has this stiff rubber gown that prevents him from doing anything with his arms other than having it extended all the time. You'd think that Toy Biz would've had both tons of experience and also other existing sculpts they could base the Mandarin off, from having made all these Lord of the Rings figures. But no, they went for an inferior rubber robe. I was looking forward to this set, but now I think I'll just get Sabretooth.
: I like this board because nobody ever flames
: or ridicules. On the other boards, you can
: only hope. But here, we mostly manage to
: remember that these are TOYS. There's no
: reason to get emotionally involved.
: Now, then, about Face-Off. . . .
: The War Machine-Mandarin set is the worst
: concoction I've seen from Marvel Legends.
: The sculpts are not finished and the paint
: job is horrible. There are drips and runs.
: Wolverine/Sabretooth is great. The
: Sabretooth figure is as close to the
: drawings as any figure has been. The
: Wolverine figure is average, but there's was
: no real need to re-invent that one.
- Face-Off - Jonathan December 18, 2006, 2:59 pm
- Re: Face-Off - WC December 18, 2006, 5:09 pm
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