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@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 05:10 PM)

Don't expect major events to be forshadowed.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:57 PM)

wow! what a twist! mirage is suspected of being a traitor! :rolleyes

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:49 PM)

yeah im only on issue 4 and its only been like 30 minutes since i started. lots of splash pages and very little dialog

@  unitremover : (27 March 2017 - 04:47 PM)

I read it for the first time about a year ago and my main problem with it was just how little content there seemed to be in the individual issues. I remember thinking that it took probably three issues before I felt like it had really delivered a "proper" issue's worth of story.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:33 PM)

id rather read about the galaxy-wide war than yet another story on earth. thats one of the things i loved about formerly r.i.d. but when they went back before combiner wars i lost interest. i read til all are one because of this.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 04:24 PM)

It's one of those stories that gets slightly better with age because you know that IDW comics recover, but at the time it was a massive step back, a complex universe where the war was being fought across the galaxy swept away offpanel and replaced by n episode of the cartoon with blood..And there's a fan character we were told we were going to love, inserted to lecture the Autobots.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 04:12 PM)

Its not a bad story really, but then I've read actual bad TF event stories by IDW that came later. There is one major turnabout that happens off panel with no explanation that should have been addressed better though.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:08 PM)

im about to start reading all hail megatron. wish me luck...

@  RC85747 : (27 March 2017 - 03:56 PM)

Bow to the evil unicorn

@  RichardT1977 : (27 March 2017 - 03:55 PM)

The G1 film had multiple good songs.

@  Dracula : (27 March 2017 - 03:37 PM)

he ain't the sharpest tool in the shed

@  Robowang : (27 March 2017 - 03:36 PM)

he's fat.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 March 2017 - 02:39 PM)

What do y'all think of Shrek?

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

Put down that chainsaw and listen to me! It's time for us to join in the fight!

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

At least the G1 film had one good song.

@  Boomhauer : (27 March 2017 - 01:27 PM)

I think I'd rather take neither, because ROTF being awful doesn't magically make the G1 Film stop being terrible.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 12:56 PM)

I'll take a children's movie where everyone talks like Wreck-Gar over a children's movie that has dog sex, masturbation, drugs, golden showers and enemy scrotum.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Oh-ee-yay! Talespin!

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Superman.....

@  Sabrblade : (27 March 2017 - 09:27 AM)

"I... am not... a gun."

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:42 PM)

Another great 90's animated film is, of course, The Iron Giant.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Another thing I liked about The Prince of Egypt was that it explained (without even having to say it outright) why Moses was chosen to deliver the Israelites from Egypt. Someone who had been raised among the slaves would have had too much bitterness and would want to go in throwing the wrath of God on all the Egyptians (or at least the royal family) until they all burned alive. But Moses had been raised as a member of the royal family, so he still thought of them as family. He wanted to reach a peaceful solution if at all possible.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:04 PM)

"I know! I'll turn him into a flea. A harmless little flea, and then I'll put that flea in a box, and then put that box inside of another box, and when it arrives - AHAHAHA! I'LL SMASH IT WITH A HAMMAH! It's brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT, I tell you! Genius, I say!"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:03 PM)

Hell, The Emperor's New Groove is easily the funniest animated film ever. Disney managed to do what Dreamworks tried to do, and they did it right.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

None of their "funny" movies are anywhere near as funny as Aladdin or The Emperor's New Groove.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Its a pity Dreamworks devolved into a company that churned out "funny" films filled with pop culture references.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:00 PM)

(also at the end of that scene, the camera pans up from the Egyptian skyline to the night sky and the most prominent constellation is Orion. Which the Egyptians associated with Osiris)

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

Yeah I give them full credit for treating the Last Plague with all the solemness it deserves.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

It freed the Israelites, but Moses sure hated seeing what it did to his brother and all the normal non-slave owning people who didn't do anything wrong to the Israelites.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:58 PM)

And it actually portrays God murdering children as a tragic thing, something most other adaptations disturbingly don't do.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

So that what He told Moses becomes, "I'll lay the smackdown on Egypt, but I should warn you it's only gonna make Rameses dig in his heels more until I have no choice but to break him fully."

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:56 PM)

It also describes the "hardening of the Pharoah's heart" as his natural reaction to the plagues rather than an intentional mental override by God.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:54 PM)

Hell, it actually portrays the Plagues as something that's bad and treats most of the Egyptian people as not deserving that shit. "All the innocent who suffer from your stubbornness and pride" and all that.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:53 PM)

I'm a Christian, but Prince of Egypt is one of the few religious movies I'll willingly watch, because it's actually good instead of being self-rightous preachy nonsense, batshit crazy propaganda or schmaltzy trash. It also has a great soundtrack with music that I actually put up there with some of Disney's best stuff.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:45 PM)

Dreamworks's best movies will always be the Dragons movies and The Prince of Egypt.

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

Usually I'm willing to give animated films a go, but I have to agree this looked pretty terrible and I had no desire to see it

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

So it's the new "Bee Movie?"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:16 PM)

Calling it now: it'll be a meme in ten years.

@  Paladin : (26 March 2017 - 02:07 PM)

every single person who said "yes" to BOSS BABY should be smacked. repeatedly. with adamantium.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 06:02 AM)

Yeah, I don't sync my Twitter since it's irrelevant to a TF forum and sometimes NSFW.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 06:00 AM)

Ah, okay. I... don't know if that's a good idea or not. I post a lot of cats.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:50 AM)

I believe it will auto post anything you put on Twitter/Facebook to the Status section on the main forum page?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:41 AM)

And I totally miss Krispy Kreme. I mean, they're still around here, but nowhere I don't have to go well out of my way for any more. =(

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:40 AM)

"i think you can sync profiles from both to this site." Not clear on what that means.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:04 AM)

:D I'm glad I have people and sheep who are willing to eat doughnuts for me.

@  Bass X0 : (26 March 2017 - 04:48 AM)

YOU'RE ALREADY CRAZY, MR. "I AM SHRAPNEL, DECEPTICON HERO"!!

@  Waspinator : (26 March 2017 - 04:45 AM)

DON'T MIND IF I DO

@  WorkbenchManiac : (26 March 2017 - 04:07 AM)

Go crazy?

@  Waspinator : (26 March 2017 - 03:31 AM)

No TV and no beer make Homer something something

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 March 2017 - 02:18 AM)

If you don't eat your meat, you can't have any pudding.


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Jem and the Holograms debuts new collection


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#1 NightViper

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:17 AM

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October 8, 2012: Integrity Toys, Inc., under license from Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS), is thrilled to announce the first four mass release characters in the continuing JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS series of high-end adult collectible dolls.

Following the sold-out and much talked about release of the Special Edition: HOLLYWOOD JEM doll exclusive to Comic Con International in San Diego this summer, this new series of collectibles continues with CLASSIC JEM fully dressed in her iconic hot pink mini-dress, her alter ego music executive JERRICA BENTON (seen for the first time as a stand alone doll), magical holographic computer SYNERGY made in a purple skin tone authentic to the original 1980s animation, and RIO PACHECO, JEM?s road manager and love interest! Each exciting character comes dressed in a truly outrageous screen accurate look and includes a set of rockin? miniature accessories!

?All stops were pulled to create the ultimate JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS adult collectible dolls for old and new fans of the hit 80s TV series alike to cherish and enjoy for years to come!? says Alain Tremblay, marketing director of Integrity Toys, Inc. ?JEM fans will be thrilled when they see the tiny episode specific references that have been added to the design of these characters? says Vaughn Sawyers, head designer of Integrity Toys, Inc.

CLASSIC JEM, JERRICA BENTON, SYNERGY and RIO PACHECO are set to ship in November 2012 (just in time for Christmas) and will be available for purchase at a suggested retail price of US$119.00 each via Integrity Toys? network of authorized dealers (in the US and other countries, see www.integritytoys.com for full dealer listing) and at Holt Renfrew in Canada (at all 9 retail locations, in stores only) in late November.

To stay up to date on all the latest information about the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS adult collectible doll series, please visit http://www.integrity...andtheholograms.

About Integrity Toys, Inc.
Always reaching for the next level, Integrity Toys designs, produces and markets a variety of dolls and related accessories, with a specialization in high-end fashion dolls. Founded in 1995, Integrity Toys' extensive experience and capabilities in the field of doll making allows them to create products and programs for many of the world?s best-known retailers, consumer products companies, celebrities and other intellectual property holders.

Integrity currently produces high-end fashion dolls ranging in size from approximately 12 inches to 16 inches tall, under a number of brands, including Fashion Royalty, the Dynamite Girls and Poppy Parker among others. Their products are known for their superior engineering, high-end aesthetics and of course, fashionable, detailed clothing.

For more information about Integrity Toys, Inc. please visit www.integritytoys.com

About Hasbro
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company?s Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. The Hub TV Network is part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), in the U.S. Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the ?World?s Most Ethical Companies? and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine?s ?100 Best Corporate Citizens.? Learn more at www.hasbro.com.


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I have to admit, I watched a lot of Jem when the Hub started re-airing episodes. So I think it's quite cool that Hasbro and Integrity have teamed up for new product for the brand.



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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:22 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Oct 8 2012, 12:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have to admit, I watched a lot of Jem when the Hub started re-airing episodes. So I think it's quite cool that Hasbro and Integrity have teamed up for new product for the brand.


Agreed, but at $120 each...ouch. I'm out.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:23 AM

I've always been a big fan of the Synergy computer. These are a bit pricy but are pretty cool.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:28 AM

Maybe Eric Raymond can finally get his own doll.
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:22 PM

QUOTE(Agent X @ Oct 8 2012, 04:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe Eric Raymond can finally get his own doll.


THese look great, but the price EEK !!

I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Too bad because she likes watching the cartoon

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:42 PM

Whoa - and people think Barbie is anorexic. And that price is truly, truly outrageous! (yes, I did it).

I would buy the heck out of a 3.75" Jem line of figures! icon-fire.gif

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

QUOTE(Dake @ Oct 8 2012, 01:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whoa - and people think Barbie is anorexic. And that price is truly, truly outrageous! (yes, I did it).

I would buy the heck out of a 3.75" Jem line of figures! icon-fire.gif


Nah. Kre-O.

Though if there's a 3.75" line with redecoes of G.I. Joe vehicles, maaaaaybe.


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:39 PM

Yeah, that young Hagan is wayyyyyyyyy too skinny.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:31 PM

QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:46 PM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 11:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.


my point was, where is the line for the kiddies

I didnt really mean THESE EXACT Dolls.

My girl likes the cartoon of Jem, so without a monster high whatever cartoon she probably wouldnt be interested

she wasnt something compatible with her barbie and 12 inch joes

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:01 PM

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I'm suddenly curious where the joes fit into your daughter's play patterns.
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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:06 PM

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I'm suddenly curious where the joes fit into your daughter's play patterns.


lol, they just replace Ken thats all.

I dont think she even understands MILITARY

they go shopping with Barbie and stuff LOL

Sort of like Buzz light year and his Mrs Nesbit scene

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:53 PM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 07:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.



Aspirational messaging? It doesn't matter how you look as long as you dress like a whore?


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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:32 PM

QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 07:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
my point was, where is the line for the kiddies

I didnt really mean THESE EXACT Dolls.

I'm guessing there isn't gonna be a line for kiddies. Like how Masters of the Universe is only the collector line nowadays. Although, the current MOTU are probably still very play-friendly. (I don't collect MOTU, just going by what I've seen/read)

Edited by swash, 08 October 2012 - 11:34 PM.

I forgot that spaghetti was a pasta really.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 03:57 AM

QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 06:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.



$120 for a show-accurate Synergy is insane, even for an adult collectable.



I bet the MOTU Classics figures didn't cost that much.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:43 AM

QUOTE(spikeriley @ Oct 9 2012, 04:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(wednesday @ Oct 8 2012, 06:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(jamarmiller @ Oct 8 2012, 03:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I really want to buy something for my little girl , other than Barbie all the time. But at that price NO way ! she is only 4 LOL

Probably for the best. The dolls are adult collector, so intended for ages 14 and up and not designed for serious play.

If it weren't for the detachable arms/hands, I'd be recommending the heck out of Monster High for your kid. Some of the characters scratch a very similar bright-and-colorful itch (Venus McFlytrap has a lot of the same aesthetic going on), and the increased emphasis on aspirational messaging is really nice to see.

That is the Synergy I always wanted.



$120 for a show-accurate Synergy is insane, even for an adult collectable.



I bet the MOTU Classics figures didn't cost that much.


How do you compare those two lines?

The most accurate comparison to evaluate the price is Tonner. And if you want to compare the dolls to action figures, look at Hot Toys, or Sideshow Toys.

Really, $120 isn't all that "insane" when you look at the market for these sorts of product. It might be out of yours and my price ranges, but there are buyers out there.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:49 AM

Yeah, MOTU Classics isn't really the best to compare with, especially considering size and play pattern. I just mentioned that because it's a franchise that used to have kid-oriented toys, but not anymore.

I forgot that spaghetti was a pasta really.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:52 PM

I've really been interested in this brand ever since I became HOOKED ON JIZ

Yes I LOVE JIZ AND I WANT MORE.
Woooo!