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@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2021 - 06:41 AM)

Like, in general, not going into specific bands or covers. Because I could point out plenty of repainted toys I didn't like as much as the original, too.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 May 2021 - 06:39 AM)

Is a musician covering a song "fixing" it?

@  Nevermore : (17 May 2021 - 05:15 AM)

So, then, isn't redecoing or retooling an existing toy also "fixing" someone else's art?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 10:07 PM)

A toy is not on the same level as a piece of drawn art, true, but it is 100% an entertainment product.

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 05:05 PM)

A toy is an object of utility, Comparing that to a piece of drawn art is grossly ignoring the difference between the two. Also, you didn't answer my questions. Try again.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 04:25 PM)

Part of the difference is that those covers are primarily one person's art. Sure, you probably have an inker and a colorist, but the lines and composition are one person. A toy however is a team design at pretty much all levels.

@  Cyoti : (16 May 2021 - 03:52 PM)

toymaking is a collaborative process, you have to make compromises and factories are going to get things wrong

@  tigerhawk : (16 May 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Earthrise had a few holes, Runamuck's legs YIKES!

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 May 2021 - 03:37 PM)

I doubt that say, the designer for Kingdom Cheetor was happy about every bit of unpainted plastic on it.

@  Bass X0 : (16 May 2021 - 03:28 PM)

J Scott Campbell recently had his Spiderman cover "fixed" by someone online. A few weeks ago, someone on twitter "fixed" someone's Sonic the Hedgehog fan art where Sonic, Tails and Knuckles were drawn as humans. Both times and other times, the "fixer" gets called out and criticised as you shouldn't go around "fixing" someone else's art because its rude and disrespectful to the original artist. And I was thinking isn't "fixed your s*** for ya" exactly what toy customisers do?

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 02:28 PM)

Have you ever changed your car in any way whatsoever compared to the factory configuration, or are you leaving the designer's art unchanged in that case as well?

@  CORVUS : (16 May 2021 - 02:28 PM)

It's best not to ponder it too hard.

@  Nevermore : (16 May 2021 - 04:16 AM)

Bass X0, I really wonder sometimes how you come up with these random tangents apropos of nothing.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 04:11 AM)

It's collaborative art.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 May 2021 - 04:07 AM)

Toys are subject to budget constraints, so its not like customizing would ruin the designer's vision or whatever.

@  Bass X0 : (16 May 2021 - 03:38 AM)

Isn't customising a toy just "fixing other people's art"?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (16 May 2021 - 02:58 AM)

Oops, All Berries

@  Sabrblade : (16 May 2021 - 12:47 AM)

Nope, Chuck Berry

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 May 2021 - 10:42 PM)

Nope, Chuck Testa.

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@  Patch : (14 May 2021 - 05:53 PM)

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@  TheMightyMol... : (13 May 2021 - 04:41 PM)

Yeah, my hybrid does that when idling or at low speeds. Otherwise it's almost completely silent.

@  ZakuConvoy : (13 May 2021 - 02:27 PM)

That might actually be a fake noise they make electric cars make so pedestrians can hear them. Some cars even let you pick out what noise they make.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 May 2021 - 11:20 AM)

Actually heard a car with that electric, scifi-hum to it. Made me realize that we kinda are living in the future...

@  tigerhawk : (13 May 2021 - 03:28 AM)

Nearly thirty Studio Series figs including the '86 line. "I won't touch that." I said a few years ago when deluxe wave 5 came to my store for a tenner each. My latest one' is 72 Starscream.

@  Steevy Maximus : (10 May 2021 - 05:22 PM)

God, it's such a pain to have a local email address shut down. So many accounts to update...

@  Bass X0 : (10 May 2021 - 04:43 PM)

"Let's make a bargain, shall we? You ask Primus for help and I'll stop the moment He shows up."

@  tigerhawk : (10 May 2021 - 02:56 AM)

The 1988 G1 line up could all have been done as Titan Master things, I figure the Pretenders could be done as Titan Master Drones and Prime Master shells.

@  Cyoti : (08 May 2021 - 11:14 AM)

Perfect is the enemy of the good. And it's still better than making him a remold of RTS Jazz as planned originally. Fact of the matter is: Nightbeat is just not a priority with Hasbro.


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#21 ssg4life

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 02:52 PM

*passes out from excitement*



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Posted 16 November 2020 - 03:39 PM

Itll be a Wheelchair that transforms into a robo Professor X.

 

Beast Machines Rattrap retool :p



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Posted 16 November 2020 - 04:52 PM

I wouldn't be surprised if it had an element from an X-Men worked into its design. Like a Cerebros helmet, Cyclops visor, or Wolverine mask.

I think it's more likely to be like Ectotron, and have design elements from a team uniform rather than from one individual character.



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Posted 16 November 2020 - 05:05 PM


Yeah, I would expect it to look like a robot with a general x-men uniform-ish design.

I could see them go with an X-men Movie-ish costume look, just because that's well known and generally all black like the Blackbird jet itself.

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 06:32 PM

I hope it's a Professor X Wheelchair that transforms into Chip Chase.

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 06:44 PM

One of the 2005 leakers says it's a big letdown.

I'm thinking, based only on "what would be simplest," black CW Cyclonus with a big X on the fuselage.

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 07:45 PM

One of the 2005 leakers says it's a big letdown.


So a third Ectotron with Xes over the ghost?

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 07:57 PM

Is it the same leaker who said Kingdom Cheetor looked worse than the 2008 Cheetor?



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Posted 16 November 2020 - 09:57 PM

I mean I'm pretty much buying it no matter what.
I mean Crossovers as fun as it was didn't set any high bars.

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 10:16 PM

I expect it'll be the Blackbird and maybe with a Cerebros shaped head, and from a Cyclonus is a pretty good guess or I wonder if it's possible to be a retool of Maverick, it could be an improvement with black plastic.

 

What tickles me is that the Crossover line existed so this is like a retry.



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Posted 16 November 2020 - 10:39 PM

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Posted 17 November 2020 - 12:32 AM

KILL IT WITH FIRE!!


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Posted 17 November 2020 - 01:28 AM

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Posted 17 November 2020 - 07:28 AM

One of the 2005 leakers says it's a big letdown.

And from this we can conclude it's not a 100% exact match for whatever extremely specific and probably ridiculously unlikely thing that one person wanted.

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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:02 AM

Pics of figure.
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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:04 AM

I think it is pretty cool.  Very animated series vibe going on with it.

 

And honestly blows away the crossover series figures to me.


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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:04 AM

Looks like I was correct about borrowing elements.

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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:08 AM

Yeah....much better than Maverick...



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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:11 AM

The leakers were wrong. It's a neat design.

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Posted 17 November 2020 - 09:11 AM

A Jetfire remolded into a Cyclops? Has someone been spying on me?





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