Neca - Defenders of the Earth

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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Dec 08, 2021 2:33 am

I found Flash and Ming today in Burbank, CA. The cardstock is indeed rather thick. Much like the Marvel vintage ones.

Ming must be really evil to wear a flesh-colored bodysuit. Bold baller move .
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Thu Dec 09, 2021 3:46 pm

Just came across Flash and Ming here in Edmond, OK. They only had 2 of each, but it was a nice surprise anyway.
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Thu Dec 09, 2021 5:56 pm

Found Ming and Flash in MA. I was going to get Ming but he rang up at $32. I passed. What is the actual retail on these? $29.99?
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Thu Dec 09, 2021 7:46 pm

They were $30 when NECA put them up back at SDCC.
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Thu Dec 09, 2021 7:50 pm

on the neca site it's $30 so most likely target upped theirs to $32. they did the same with golith, msrp was $32.99 but target charged $36.
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Sat Dec 11, 2021 11:22 pm

I thought they were exclusive to the Neca store
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Dec 15, 2021 1:37 am

I bought Flash from Target and will keep him carded. Considering the light amount of accessories, they do feel a little pricey when sales tax pushes the price passed $35. Ming's sideways glance on the card art makes me chuckle.
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Sat Jan 08, 2022 7:23 pm

I found the Filmation Flash Gordon figures yesterday in Georgia. Super stoked to add these guys to the collection. Thankfully, none of the QC issues from the 1st series of Defenders of the Earth carried over into these. Every joint worked great straight off the card. No heat. No oil. Just pure, nostalgic perfection.

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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:26 am

I’ve seen these in stores and is it me or are they scaled slightly smaller than Neca’s previous Flash & Ming?


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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:34 pm

I haven't put them side to side, but I think they're the same. The only thing I could think is that they don't have a layer of paint on them, so they might be a smidge shorter because there's no paint glop, but that would be a very small amount.
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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:29 pm

ODBJBG wrote:I haven't put them side to side, but I think they're the same. The only thing I could think is that they don't have a layer of paint on them, so they might be a smidge shorter because there's no paint glop, but that would be a very small amount.
If you have them both would you put them sise by side for me?


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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:38 pm

This is from the Fwoosh review:

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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:56 pm

ODBJBG wrote:This is from the Fwoosh review:

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Re: Neca - Defenders of the Earth

Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:15 pm

I really want them to continue the Filmation line. I had the little box sets as a kid, more than one in fact since I broke a few but these really hit the nostalgia spot for me. so many great memories attached to these designs. I don't remember the actual cartoon but I went back and binged a few episodes on youtube and it holds up pretty well.

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