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@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:52 AM)

The recent ongoing series didn't start until what, 2013?

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:51 AM)

Then was continued as a five-issue mini-series ("Local Heroes"), then came a 16-issue maxi-series ("The Dark Age"), plus a couple of standalone specials and two-parters...

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:50 AM)

It started out as a series, but due to Busiek's health problems (?), it was put on hold after six issues, then got relaunched with a new #1, had several delays (again because of Busiek's health issues), was discontinued after #22...

@  Nevermore : (20 January 2019 - 07:49 AM)

I don't get why people are making such a big deal out of Astro City becoming a series of graphic novels now. I mean, it's not like it's always been a steady ongoing series.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 08:19 PM)

I'm also only reading the trades. So I'm still missing... two volumes that are currently only available as hardcovers? Three?

@  Trpodeca : (17 January 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Astro City is great. Since I only read the trades, there probably won't be a big change for me.

@  ZakuConvoy : (17 January 2019 - 05:34 PM)

I have. Great series. Hopefully the transition to OGNs will be a smooth one.

@  Nevermore : (17 January 2019 - 07:20 AM)

Anyone here reading Kurt Busiek's Astro City?

@  Verity Carlo : (16 January 2019 - 01:12 PM)

https://sites.google...ations---part-1awwwww shit

@  Benbot : (16 January 2019 - 12:36 PM)

Remember the Noid? He steals pizzas!

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:47 AM)

That said, the old "Nester" character from Nintendo Power IS owned by Nintendo, and I could see a homage in there

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2019 - 10:46 AM)

Because technically DiC created the character, Nintendo does not own him.

@  Paladin : (16 January 2019 - 10:28 AM)

sidebar- why is "Captain N" not in Smash yet? that seems like such an easy option.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2019 - 09:18 AM)

The 90's mario cartoons had exactly three character aspects to work with: fat, italian and plumber. He wasn't exactly wrenching pipes in every episode, so they had to do something...

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2019 - 07:31 AM)

It's in another castle.

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:24 AM)

i HOpE sHe mADe LotSA SPAGHETTI

@  Locoman : (16 January 2019 - 06:17 AM)

Mario, wherever you are, HEEEEEEEELP!

@  unluckiness : (16 January 2019 - 06:07 AM)

That's Mama Luigi to you, Mario *wheeze*

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2019 - 02:24 AM)

It's too hot here.

@  Echowarrior : (15 January 2019 - 11:03 PM)

I liked the Super Mario Brothers Super Show the best myself.

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 10:35 PM)

There's always the three Mario cartoons DiC made back in the 80s.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 09:48 PM)

So they could make a show that everyone would scream was an adventure time knockoff? I get what you're saying, but I can't see it being well received.

@  Sean Whitmore : (15 January 2019 - 08:47 PM)

The fact that Adventure Time was on the air for 8 years and at no point did Nintendo hand the creators a large sack of money and say, "Please make a Mario thing for us" will forever anger me.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 07:03 PM)

There was so much awesome put into design and conception of the super mario bros. movie, and it didn't even need the branding: but it wouldn't have made it to the screen without the branding.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:56 PM)

Many aspects of it have stuck in my memory, though. The boots, the devolution ray, the aesthetic of the dinosaur city

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

I had no idea there was another Mario Bros. movie coming out, though. Doubt it'll top the first one, it was just so bizarre

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 06:55 PM)

They already act a bit like minions; they just aren't stupid

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 05:35 PM)

The trouble is: I honestly can't decide if making them minions would be better or worse than the continuously shrill voices they've used for the last 20 years.

@  Paladin : (15 January 2019 - 05:27 PM)

hope everyone's ready for Toads to look, act & sound like the Minions forever...

@  Lancer : (15 January 2019 - 04:54 PM)

I mean, considering Illumination is making the new Mario movie, Super Mario Bros. 1993 won't be the worst Mario movie anymore

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 04:36 PM)

"Sir, your pizza's here." "Not now!"

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 04:28 PM)

Actually, yeah. I think I need to watch it again. Great movie.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 03:44 PM)

It's a fun movie with amazing sets. As long as you don't try to connect it to anything else Mario, it's fine.

@  TM2-Megatron : (15 January 2019 - 03:38 PM)

Damn, I haven't thought about the Super Mario Bros. feature film in forever. Need to watch it again, soon; I can only imagine it gets better with time.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (15 January 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Re:Zero is a fantastic series.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 03:10 PM)

Yeah it's not a bad concept, it's just that lately the term is associated with "I, a Loser Everyman, Woke Up In a Generic Fantasy Setting Where I'm Super Special So Now Girls Orbit Me"

@  Sabrblade : (15 January 2019 - 12:59 PM)

So too is the old Super Mario Bros movie

@  wonko the sane? : (15 January 2019 - 12:28 PM)

I went and looked up the term "isekai"... that's not actually as bad as I thought it was going to be.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 January 2019 - 12:19 PM)

I'm not sure, but the cartoon segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show are.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 12:12 PM)

Wait. A. Minute. Is Blaster Master an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (15 January 2019 - 08:49 AM)

*Dragon Slave*

@  Xellos : (15 January 2019 - 06:22 AM)

I used to use a pic like that as my avatar for years, but that... is a secret.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (15 January 2019 - 02:07 AM)

Is Flatland an isekai?

@  MEDdMI : (14 January 2019 - 11:16 PM)

@Xellos Every time I see you post, I picture Xellos' infuriating smug grin and finger waggling with the "sore wa hi*mi*tsu*desu <3"

@  Waspinator : (14 January 2019 - 09:50 PM)

The Last Starfighter is also one of those

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

Astronaut gets shot through a wornhole and ends up on a living starship full of escaped alien prisoners.

@  Cybersnark : (14 January 2019 - 09:28 PM)

I realized a few months ago that Farscape is a sci-fi-based Isekai.

@  Sabrblade : (14 January 2019 - 09:03 PM)

The Thor movies and Enchanted, as well.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (14 January 2019 - 08:45 PM)

@xellos We get to many of those in Hollywood movies.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 January 2019 - 08:13 PM)

Re:Creators!


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Japanese Collectibles Thread 2.0


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#1 Paladin

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 07:49 AM

A replacement for the now apparently purged collectibles thread. icon-ironhide.gif


Starting things off with the unveiling of a somewhat-unexpected new SH Figuarts reveal:


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Posted 14 November 2011 - 08:42 AM

I only wanted Vegeta..but I can't say no to Future Trunks!

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 10:09 PM

Looks like Trunks gets a normal head. Why the hell doesn't Vegeta @[email protected]




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Posted 20 November 2011 - 05:32 PM

So, when can I order Trunks from Amazon?

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 06:05 PM

So, anyone with tales of buying toys from YesAsia.com to tell? They claim to have something I want, but it's marked as "usually ships within 30 days" and I'm wondering how likely it is to actually happen, or if I'm gonna end up blowing a month or more before they decide they don't have any afterall.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 07:48 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Nov 21 2011, 07:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

So, anyone with tales of buying toys from YesAsia.com to tell? They claim to have something I want, but it's marked as "usually ships within 30 days" and I'm wondering how likely it is to actually happen, or if I'm gonna end up blowing a month or more before they decide they don't have any afterall.





They will have stuff up that they don't have in stock. it will sometimes take a few days to a few weeks for them to inform you they don't have them in stock. happened to me when I bought some figmas. and yeah it takes them aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg
gggggggges to ship. Bought stuff in late April got shipped early June.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 07:51 PM

I guess that's going to be a move of last resort then.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 07:54 PM

I think the long ass shipping is due to you order it with them then they rush off to their Japanese whole saler and see if they can still obtain it. I don't think they have a warehouse full of products like other stores. couldn't hurt to email them asking if the item is in stock/Obtainable by them

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 02:53 AM

Dangit. Didn't realized the old thread was "purged" as well, or else I would've "claimed" that one too icon-waspy.gif.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 10:21 AM

Weird Question!
but does anyone here own any of the Get Ride! Amdriver toys from around '04 ? basically the male version of Shinki's icon-waspy.gif trying to track them down (only place that lists them is ToysnJoys....hahahaaha NO) or just hear some feedback on them

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 12:06 PM

Received my Audrey Burne from Plamoya. It's a fairly nice figure, including two Haros (one ears open, one ears closed) and two stands so you can have him genki bouncing or sitting on the ground. However, the real reason I'm posting is I hadn't heard of the site before so I wanted to pass on some feedback. Although I don't quite agree with their pricing policy (rare items like Audrey are often double price solely because customer's have so few other options) and the shipping was a bit slow (took a week before the thing finally moved) they are a legitimate site and I'd reccomend them to anyone looking for rarer stuff that like me finds all their usual sources to be dead ends.

#12 Paladin

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 08:08 AM

Another version of D-Arts Zero in the works?


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Posted 23 November 2011 - 09:41 AM

Finally, the version that everyone actually wants!
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Posted 24 November 2011 - 03:46 AM

Hey there..



credit to http://blog.yahoo.com/cybergundam/articles/207441/index

EDIT:

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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Edited by Goblez, 24 November 2011 - 04:42 AM.


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 04:57 AM



Bigger Cecilia!

PM me if you're bored!


#16 DeadPigmon

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 05:01 AM

She looks great,

now if they do Charlotte then Laura I will be happy

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 05:12 AM



Oh wow, even Imouto!

PM me if you're bored!


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 05:18 AM

Yay some Sacred Seven love



also painted pictures of Zero





another Cecilia pic


and I think some people here collect these


Edited by Goblez, 24 November 2011 - 05:37 AM.


#19 Paladin

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 09:04 AM

New versions of Tiger & Bunny with open faces.


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 09:08 AM

Man Bandai is going to milk Tiger & Bunny for a long time aren't they




Edited by Goblez, 24 November 2011 - 09:13 AM.




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