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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:03 am

I can't believe there's already 2 more figures out. I know nothing about that weird Batman, but I'll gladly take the Flash. I'd love it if we keep seeing new figures every month.
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Mon Aug 15, 2022 8:23 am

Does Batman Who Laughs look short to anyone else?

He's tall in the comics. He's a Bruce Wayne so he should be Batman's height but here he's shorter than the John Stewart figure which is shorter than Batman.

I was hoping this line would generally avoid scale issues of other McFarlane lines by keeping everyone about the same height.

Flash looks like a good figure and I'm eager to pick one up, especially as I don't own a Kenner or Toybiz Flash.

I'm hoping that the wave after WW and Reverse Flash will be Aquaman and Sinestro. We're rounding out a modern Justice League fast here and I loved my Super Powers Aquaman as a kid. And Sinestro is a character who was sadly absent from vintage DC toy lines. And Todd could probably do Sinestro from John Stewart's body with a head swap and the same Lantern accessory. I'm picturing Sinestro Corps Sinestro to fit this line, mind you.

Hoping we get word on more vehicles as well.

I'm hoping Todd will, overall:

- Run down the wishlist of iconic characters
- Complete teams/groups
- Experiment more with villains and female characters under the assumption that the $10 price-point is a lower consumer hurdle.

I want Supergirl, Batgirl, Steel, Nightwing, etc. I want villains from around the DCU.

I can see where there's an opportunity to complete teams. Big Barda was a major missing character from the old line and still essentially wears her classic look. But you can offer her in a new line with Mr Miracle in his modern costume.

With, say, 2 new figures a month and a low pricepoint, you can take bigger risks on obscure or secondary characters than Multiverse. Star Wars has kind of proven that if you compare what they can do in 3 3/4 inch versus what they can do in 6 inches.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:13 am

Sinestro would be a great figure. I'd love a whole bunch of bad guys. Give me a Hall of Doom with some villains to hang out in it and I'll be quite happy. I'm mostly interested in classic looks, but I would gladly take modern looks that aren't too drastically different.
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Mon Aug 15, 2022 1:22 pm

I think this line is super fun. Doing all classic looks but also giving some very modern designs that vintage toy look.

It honestly hits the mark that I think many other retro/vintage lines sorta miss.


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Mon Aug 15, 2022 3:27 pm

If anyone is looking for these in the Milwaukee Wi area, the Walmart at 27 and Morgan has them. There were at least 6 each of Batman, Darkseid, Superman, Batwing and Supermobile.
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Mon Aug 15, 2022 4:30 pm

I was able to add John Stewart to my cart and check out online just now.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:20 pm

seditionary wrote:
Mon Aug 15, 2022 1:22 pm
I think this line is super fun. Doing all classic looks but also giving some very modern designs that vintage toy look.

It honestly hits the mark that I think many other retro/vintage lines sorta miss.


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Agreed, I’d be all over marvels offerings if they were done in toy biz 90’s style.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Mon Aug 15, 2022 10:29 pm

Found the mother lode finally: all the figures and vehicles from Wave 1 and Johnny Stew from W2. Love them all; I can’t wipe the grin off of my face as I fly Superman and his Supermobile around the house, punching with giant metal fists.

Bring on the next Wave(s)!

(To the above poster: Bats Who Laughs looks about the same height as most of the other figures in other photos I’ve seen around the web)
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Mon Aug 15, 2022 11:40 pm

He’s the same height as the old joker figure. Which, depending on when we get joker, is interesting


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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Tue Aug 16, 2022 4:52 am

Brickseek finally shows 6+ of John Stewart at my local Walmart. Should I check tomorrow, or in a few days when they will have had time to put them out?
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Tue Aug 16, 2022 6:03 pm

Had some extra time before clients today, so I popped into the Walmart by my work (looking for multiverse Parallax and AzBats, natch) and lo and behold two Green Lanterns and one each of Flash and Batman Who Laughs are right on the pegs. No multiverse, but I’ll take Barry and Bad Bruce.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Tue Aug 16, 2022 11:54 pm

Toy News International has some good in hand images of BWL and Flash with original Super Powers figures. Sadly, the typical McFarlane scale issues continue.

https://toynewsi.com/14-44042
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:20 am

Yeah, BWL seems okay, but Flash is a bit tall.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:24 am

Went to 9 Walmarts today looking for BWL and Flash. No dice but I did get a G.I. Joe Spirit at the last stop so it wasn't a total loss.
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Re: DC Superpowers 2022

Wed Aug 17, 2022 3:54 am

That Flash could be Wally with shiny metallic paint and white eyes. Those stupid ear bolts kill the look, though.


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