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Post by BoloMusashi on Tue Apr 08, 2008 6:40 am

Spotted pics of the upcoming Marvel Select Captain America costume at MarvelousNews.com.



MarvelousNews.com wrote:
Though itís true that Captain America has had better years, itís finally starting to look up for the patriotic legend. Sure he was forced to go on the run from the authorities, adopt a fake identity and fight his former friends. No problem that he was arrested and trotted out for a public trial in the wake of Civil War. Not a big deal that he wound up with more holes than the Clone Saga. After all, heís getting a new Marvel Select action figure!

Featuring the birth of a new legend, the next piece in the illustrious Marvel Select line is none other than the all-new Captain America! Showcased in Captain America #34. Sculpted by Sam Greenwell and featuring 14 points of articulation, this seven-inch hero also includes a gargoyle rooftop base perfect for wall or shelf display!

** Kept the topic title generic, so feel free to hijack and post any Marvel Select info/pics etc. here. **

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Post by YJ on Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:06 am

Odd choice of a preview pic which obscures a third of the actual figure. The blue looks extra shiny.

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by BoloMusashi on Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:14 am

YJ wrote:Odd choice of a preview pic which obscures a third of the actual figure. The blue looks extra shiny.

Nothing much left besides black trunks and boots. Since they're bigger than the Marvel Legends line, I only collect the large characters, e.g. The Watcher, Thanos etc. Tempted to grab this one since I'm a Cap fan, but I'll probably try to customise it Rolling Eyes

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by Otter on Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:58 am

*Meh*
not different enough fro the original plus your right about the out of scale bit.

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Post by NiteOwl on Tue Apr 08, 2008 1:34 pm

I've also read in other forums that people are complaining that no ears can be seen under the cowl, that his head is perfectly round. I don't mind the costume though.

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Post by BoloMusashi on Tue Apr 08, 2008 1:42 pm

NiteOwl wrote:I don't mind the costume though.

I like the new costume too - IMO it reflects the personality of the person under the cowl, plus shows their respect for Steve Rogers.

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Post by simmo on Tue Apr 08, 2008 2:06 pm

Marvel Select really doesn't do much for me, except for those bigger characters as mentioned above. Mephisto, Thanos and the Watcher are excellent figures, as were the Brood/Skrull. Other than that, the slow release rate and scale doesn't attract me at all.

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Post by drspleen on Fri Apr 11, 2008 11:19 am

i concur with everyone here. if it was in ML scale I'd be all over it...

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Post by Ollie on Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:12 pm

I have the first Marvel Select WWII Cap and I love it this one will make a nice partner for it , but i would seriously love a Winter Soldier as well

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Post by Andy on Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:51 pm

I agree about scale, but am loving the new Cap so much I will probably crack and buy this anyway......

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by BoloMusashi on Thu May 15, 2008 7:51 am

DST has announced a new special release featuring Marvel Select all-stars in the upcoming Best of Marvel Select #3 cases! Each case is slated to include three previously sold-out figures Ė the massive nine-inch Ultimate Hulk, Ultimate Iron Man with his armor-assembling tech base and the pinball machine destroying Punisher! Each case will also include a three-pack of Secret Invasion's shapeshifting Skrulls and the new Omega Flight Arachne!



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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by ragericho on Thu May 15, 2008 7:58 am

goood i need that ultimate hulk.

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by Dabigfella on Thu May 15, 2008 10:38 am

They may aswell just keep making all the select figs, i payed a motza for my iron man, .....

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by BoloMusashi on Thu May 15, 2008 10:55 am

ragericho wrote:goood i need that ultimate hulk.

I spotted one down at my LCS.

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Post by DroothR on Thu May 15, 2008 3:16 pm

BoloMusashi wrote:DST has announced a new special release featuring Marvel Select all-stars in the upcoming Best of Marvel Select #3 cases!
Skrull 3-packs = WIN. thumbs up1

Any word on release date?

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Post by BoloMusashi on Thu May 15, 2008 4:09 pm

DroothR wrote:Any word on release date?

According to the Diamond Select webpage they're supposed to be on shelves by late September onwards.

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Post by ragericho on Fri May 16, 2008 5:05 am

BoloMusashi wrote:
ragericho wrote:goood i need that ultimate hulk.

I spotted one down at my LCS.

how much ?

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Post by BoloMusashi on Fri May 16, 2008 6:23 am

ragericho wrote:how much ?

Will find out for you.

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Post by Otter on Fri May 16, 2008 9:31 am

I have been after that Ultimate IM for ages. The Hasbro version kept me happy for a while but nothing beats the original.
I got Hulk the last time they did a re-release along with She Hulk and U Spidey. Hulk is way cool!

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Post by BoloMusashi on Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:54 am

BBTS (BigBadToyStore.com) has scored the exclusive Marvel Select Red Hulk 8" figure. Check BigBadToyStore.com for details.

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Post by ragericho on Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:58 am

BoloMusashi wrote:BBTS (BigBadToyStore.com) has scored the exclusive Marvel Select Red Hulk 8" figure. Check BigBadToyStore.com for details.

Saw that,kinda defeats the purpose of building the hasbro red hulk.

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Post by Dabigfella on Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:49 am

Does look very enticing!!

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Post by BoloMusashi on Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:28 am

Dabigfella wrote:Does look very enticing!!

I knew you'd like it

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Post by Dabigfella on Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:08 am

Hehe, good ole predictable me!!Wink

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Re: Marvel Select figures

Post by BoloMusashi on Tue Jul 22, 2008 7:10 am


Marvel Select Captain Marvel

Looks nice enough. I only use the MS line for larger scale characters, e.g. Thanos, The Watcher etc., so I'll have to pass on this one.

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