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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:53 am

blackcomicnerd wrote:
Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:24 am
batprofessor wrote:Packaged sample:

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Seems like a mixed bag. Sculpt favors the superior 7" NECA figure, but details are off. Cape is not cut nor placed correctly, and bat-emblems seem a bit large.
Looks much better. Still on the fence but knowing how I am, I'll probably still get it. Image

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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:48 pm

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Packaged sample:

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Seems like a mixed bag. Sculpt favors the superior 7" NECA figure, but details are off. Cape is not cut nor placed correctly, and bat-emblems seem a bit large.
It'll be interesting to see how the clip-on "POW" and "WAPOW" look when attached. Maybe Robin comes with "BAM" and "WHAM".
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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:16 pm

Why is the cowl a different color than the top of the cape? Weirdly, the inaccurate bat logo bothers me less than what they’ve done with the belt buckle.
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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 5:43 pm

Jadeb wrote:
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Why is the cowl a different color than the top of the cape? Weirdly, the inaccurate bat logo bothers me less than what they’ve done with the belt buckle.
Interestingly, the cape and cow were different in some episodes, with the cowl being more purple and the cape more blue:

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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 7:09 pm

I like those Pow and Bam signs. Robin's sculpt is still the worst of the bunch, though. Joker and Batman are okay, but I'm not seeing a big improvement over Mattel's offerings. Still interested in seeing that cave, though.
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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:37 pm

Batman himself is a vast improvement over the Mattel version---I much prefer this to spindly limbs, softer sculpt and ugly articulation of the Mattel version.
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Re: Batman 1966

Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:33 pm

Any photos of the playset or car from this event? I assume this is all from Wonder Festival in Shanghai?

Toynewsi has pix of unmasked Robin and masked Joker
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Re: Batman 1966

Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:09 am

Whats the release date for these?
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Re: Batman 1966

Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:50 pm

I think these look okay, Batman is certainly good enough, but man, that T-crotch is a deal-breaker for me. If they can't widen their stance at all then making it look like they're throwing a believable punch is pretty much out the window. Which is a shame as I like those "pow" effects they're coming with. Maybe they'll move better than expected once released, but I'm not getting my hopes up.
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Re: Batman 1966

Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:21 pm

These look good, but the the lack of articulation will be frustrating. If there's no ankle articulation (hopefully there is), that will limit the posing even more in terms of balancing the figure.
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Re: Batman 1966

Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:36 pm

Joker doesn't look half bad, and Batman is acceptable. Methinks this will be one of those "wait and see how they look in person" lines. Knowing me, I'll probably still get them, and I'll probably get the Batcave, especially if it's compatible for the old Mattel figures. I'll do my best to stick to the Mattel line for now, if only because they got out the full original lineup, but if McF somehow moves beyond what was offered before, I may have to bite, if only for a nice in-package display
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Re: Batman 1966

Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:39 pm

Eh... Joker looks okay.

Batman and Robin look pretty bad IMO.

Will need to see more, but it all feels like a swing and miss to me. The cape/cowl thing looks particularly ugly. The cape was always over the cowl and they have it reversed here and it's weird.
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Re: Batman 1966

Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:13 pm

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Re: Batman 1966

Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:21 pm

The Batcave looks like a purchase for me if it's plastic (as it appears in this picture). I've been wanting a fun representation of this cave, and this looks like it's gonna be it.

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