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Tiger Shark

In Reply To
Unstable Molecule

Subj: Yes, They've Been Getting Better, & Spider Woman Was 'Strong'
Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2007 at 02:29:10 pm EST
Reply Subj: Re: Agreed; Well, There's Always The Older ToyBiz Version
Posted: Thu Jan 04, 2007 at 01:41:35 pm EST

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> ...from the Generation X line, which doesn't stand well, but at least looks like a shapely woman, the woman that Emma is. If you'd like one, you can probably get one on eBay. I believe there was a Black Queen variant of this figure in the same line.

Thanks man, but I'm confining myself to Marvel Legends - the pocketbook can't handle branching off into other lines!
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> The SW and the L. Deathstrike figures were awful beyond belief! Neither should ever have made it out of the factory or warehouse.
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> One minute they're producing a beautiful state-of-the-art Galactus or Green Goblin, the next minute a god-awful Lady Deathstrike. It doesn't make sense.
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> I don't know why Marvel's affiliates can't 'do women action figures,' but DC Direct can, and hand over fist.

Some have been good (as the poster below me mentions). I'm a fan of Phoenix and Storm, and the variants of the Wasp look good (I hate the head on the regular Wasp). The Spider-Women look pretty cool as well.

..but, sadly, I was only able to get the regular Wasp, and while I love Jan Van Dyne with all my heart, I thought her recent ML figure very very poor indeed.

Luckily, in a way, I have the 'Bug Jan' Wasp from the 90s, about the time she tranformed during The Crossing. I didn't mind Jan like that, and the figure is from a Spider Man line. You can get a glimpse of her here. Actually, 'untransformed,' (it was a 'transformer' line) she looked fairly good, at least as a 'Bug Jan.'

Peace and happy hunting.


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