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Old 01-21-05, 02:47 PM
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Scary Scarface action figures?

Will all the hip hop moguls buy these figures?

The Rise figure is terrifying

http://www.mezcotoyz.com/products.asp?pline=sca
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Those suck so bad. I wish McFarlane could have came out with some Scarface figures.

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WTF?

Those are terrible.
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[QUOTE=corycouger]Will all the hip hop moguls buy these figures?

No shit, I was wondering the same thing.
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The figures look pretty silly,but i would like to have that "The World is Yours" statue.Unfortunately i can't find a way to order it on their site...
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They actually look pretty cool in-person. Wish I had gotten one when I saw em...
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I still see all of them at Suncoast - try there. There's a lunchbox and some other crap too.....
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I can't wait for the Motel Bathroom Playset complete with bloody bathtub and Tony's partner action figure with removable limbs.
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I think I've been spoiled by companies that do great sculpts, like Sideshow for example. I've seen the Scarface figures in person, and think they are teh suck.
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I have one (the one in the Hawaiian shirt). They look more like caricatures more than anything.

Something that bugs the shit out of me with the figure, is why does the money he comes with have martians on it?
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Coming to an episode of MTV Cribs near you.

The mini bust looks ok. At first I hated the look of those figures, but the more I look at them, the more I think they are ok.
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The Family Guy figures are cool, and the Hellboy stuff is pretty decent as well. Wonder why these are so retarded looking?
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Originally Posted by cultshock
I think I've been spoiled by companies that do great sculpts, like Sideshow for example. I've seen the Scarface figures in person, and think they are teh suck.

My question is if there's really a need for a exact scan image of scarface to appear on a toy? I mean I can understand why they went this route. Make them like caricatures. I don't need him interacting with my hellboy or bender figures.
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I think the Jake & Elwood ones rock. Bomb ass.
Old 01-21-05, 10:19 PM
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Been through four cases at my store already...yes they are buying them....yes they are the "rap moguls"

just waiting for the toy fare exclusive bling bling platinum dipped action figures
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I think they're just plain silly. And that's not what Scarface is about, really.
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but was scarface ever really something yuo think would have been marketed for toys.
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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
but was scarface ever really something yuo think would have been marketed for toys.
Pre-McFarlane: no. As it is, though, I don't see how Scarface figures are any different from other figures based on Kill Bill, Resevoir Dogs, The Matrix, etc..
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Pre-McFarlane. Sorry, but for all the amount of love McFarlane get's his toys are worthless plastic statues that smell funky and get outdated quickly.

There is a style to the molding of the scarface figures. They are suppose to look like that. They weren't ever going for the realistic perfect real scan look. I can dig it for what it is. All the figures go through different sculptures and designs. I like these for what they are. Mezco got a lot of the sculptures from McFarlance and I like that they are not including more movement and joints to the figures.

Lets look at the two different HellBoy figures:



See the difference between the two versions. I mean I like the first, but the second has it's own character behind it.

same shit with Scarface. Do I want an exact sculpture of Al?


I like the look of the figure. I mean they make it not to realistic without making it extremely goofy. Either way they are selling so it doesn't matter. But I don't see how it's a slap in the face to the movie.

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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
(1) Pre-McFarlane. Sorry, but for all the amount of love McFarlane get's his toys are worthless plastic statues that smell funky and get outdated quickly.

(2) There is a style to the molding of the scarface figures. They are suppose to look like that. They weren't ever going for the realistic perfect real scan look. I can dig it for what it is. All the figures go through different sculptures and designs. I like these for what they are. Mezco got a lot of the sculptures from McFarlance and I like that they are not including more movement and joints to the figures.

Lets look at the two different HellBoy figures:



See the difference between the two versions. I mean I like the first, but the second has it's own character behind it.

same shit with Scarface. Do I want an exact sculpture of Al?


I like the look of the figure. I mean they make it not to realistic without making it extremely goofy. (3) Either way they are selling so it doesn't matter. But I don't see how it's a slap in the face to the movie.
1) I use pre-McFarlane because regardless of any hype that his company does or does not live up to, I feel that he has broadened the "acceptibility" of making and buying movie figures.

2) Yes, they're obviously stylized. Which is to say that other figures, realistic figures, aren't? A lot of times people forget that being "realistic" is also a style.

3) I'm surprised they are selling so well (if indeed they are) because while I don't consider the figures a slap in the face, I don't think they fit in well with the themes of the movie.

So it goes.
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pics aren't working^^^

they are selling...would rather see realistic toys...an so on
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I like McFarlane figures. I don't play with my toys anymore.
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Those are pretty bad...
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give me the more cartoony ones over these realistic ones anyday:

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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
give me the more cartoony ones over these realistic ones anyday:

Yes, hah, I'll admit, those others ones are better. The gun-figure's face looks like the Mouth of Sauron.

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