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John Byrne

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Posted: 05 October 2019 at 4:00pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

POPS, for all their cartooniness, tend to be faithful representations of the classic characters. Look at the Fantastic Four, above. When did we last see THOSE GUYS in the comics?
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James Woodcock
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Posted: 07 October 2019 at 5:42am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

That is a very good point that I had not considered. & may be part of the attraction.
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Shaun Barry
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Posted: 07 October 2019 at 6:41pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply


All well and good, but... those button eyes!  Some have 'em , some don't... some don't have mouths, some do...

Bah.  I just don't get it.  They kind of weird-me out.



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John Byrne

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Posted: 14 October 2019 at 2:37pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Picked up the Pops Dark Phoenix and school uniform Cyclops. Both nicely detailed, but Cyke comes without a base, and cannot stand on his own!

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Jeffrey Rice
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Posted: 14 October 2019 at 5:34pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Does Cyclops at least have a hole in his foot? At least then you can get a separate stand. Some Pops do not and only stand if you never move near them.

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Michael Hogan
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Posted: 14 October 2019 at 6:15pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

The pops do have those spooky dead eyes. I usually add a small dot of
White-out as a reverse pupil.
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John Byrne

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Posted: 14 October 2019 at 6:35pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

No hole in Cyclops’ boot.
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Dave Pruitt
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Posted: 15 October 2019 at 5:43am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Position his feet on a small strip of double sided tape. That should work if he is not too top heavy to balance with that sticky assistance.
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Michael Roberts
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Posted: 15 October 2019 at 8:02am | IP Logged | 9 post reply

For keeping plastic figures in place, I’m fond of using Museum Wax. 
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Michael Roberts
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Posted: 15 October 2019 at 10:48pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

I like that the art on the boxes has the X-Men in black and yellow costumes. The figures themselves are much darker than the initial renders. They’re still blue, but it’s a very, very dark navy that can look black in the right lighting.

I picked up the 80th Anniversary Funko Pops for Mar-Vell and Ms. Marvel, and they are done in red and black and not red and blue. 

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John Byrne

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Posted: 16 October 2019 at 7:36am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

Not sure how She-Hulk snuck into the X-Men display!

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Brian Miller
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Posted: 16 October 2019 at 7:45am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

She’s gonna rip up their comics. 
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