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 Post subject: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:25 pm 
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Yes, we all have wish lists, but I'm talking glaring omissions here. What are the five missing figures that just make you look at your DCUC collection and go: Man! Soooo close.

1) Mera. Especially with her raised profile the last few years.
2) Aqualad. Every original Teen Titan got a figure (in some form, like Red Arrow for Speedy) except him.
3) Vandal Savage. Pretty significant villain (not to mention one of the oldest) of both the JSA and JL. Fairly easy to do, as well.
4) Indigo-1. Only Spectrum leader we are missing. Add the fact that we got the Atom version and that's just salt in the wound.
5) Batwoman. Pretty high profile Bat family member. Can't help but wonder if her orientation kept her off store shelves. Then again, Nothstar had a figure in the 90's, but the Batverse is much more well known.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:35 am 
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Wow Shell it's hard to argue with your list. The only one for me personally I might change would be Batwoman. Only because I think it's a shame they didn't do a Liberty Belle figure from JSA.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
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This list would be such a rabbit hole for me. I'm already thinking of like a dozen. I'm in complete agreement with Shellhead's list, but I'll add some more to keep it rolling.

1) Dawnstar. I really wanted more Legion ladies (like Shadow Lass, Phantom Girl, etc.), but she was my number one.
2) Liberty Belle
3) Connor Hawke Green Arrow
4) A classic Katana
5) Jade

Frankly, I could go for hours.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
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Dawnstar is up there, but she does open the Pandora's box for the rest of the Legion.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:49 am 
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Mera
Liberty Belle
Doomsday
Scandal Savage
Ragdoll

That may change as I think about it more but that's off the top of my head.

P.S. Secret Six is amazing and I can't believe that team is unfinished.


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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:38 am 
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Not sure if I can really pick 5. 10 maybe. :D

1.) Geo-Force
2.) Classic Katana
3.) Halo

I would have liked them to finish the classic Outsiders. (I know they only released the modern Black Lightning but I can always pick up the DC Direct Version)

4.) Ice (hopefully this one gets released so that I can complete my JLI)

5.) Dawnstar (I agree there are so many Legion members that needed representation but she's my #1 choice)

As cool as it was to complete the Metal Men and almost complete the Original Doom Patrol (the Chief is still missing), I wanted them to make the Outsiders.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:47 am 
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Mera
Vixen
Talia
Weather Wizard
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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:44 am 
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Solid list. I could easily go for all of those. I was torn between Batwoman and Vixen for that final spot to be honest.

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
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For Me (although Im fine with the Secret Six love)

Oracle
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Wonder Girl (Cassie)
Impulse
Mad Hatter- (I think the Most Noteable Bat Villian remaining) or Trickster or Classic Capt. Boomerang (always need another Flash Rogue)




(I also considered maybe a Balent Catwoman- but shes not a new character)

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:12 pm 
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Trickster would have been in my "Top 10" along with Vixen. Good grief I think the 4H would have nailed Trickster's look... *sigh*

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:28 pm 
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Hey, you can't fool me me, this is just another wishlist thread.

GLARING omissions? You mean, figures that constitute a crime that Mattel didn't get to?

Well, I would say:

5. Tie: Killer Croc and Scarecrow
4.Mr. Mxyzptlk
3.Aqualad
2.Super Powers Superman
1.Mera

All of these "hurt" and I will tell you why. But this is not a Want list and these aren't my favorite characters or anything like that. These "hurt" only because they felt SO CLOSE and SO POSSIBLE.

5. I like the Scarecrow from DCSH. But some people don't. With the re-sculpted head from Wave 17, a new Scarecrow seemed SO POSSIBLE. We could actually see it in our minds!

Croc--Sure, this might be a "tooling" nightmare. But no more than a lot of C+C figures, right? A cool, giant, killer monster Crocodile at retail? Seems like a no-brainer.

4. MXY SEEMED like it was on the way. They can throw up a Bat-Mite, a Dex-Star, some Un-Men...But not a MXY packed in with the most popular superhero character outside of Batman? Okay, Mattel!

3.Aqualad-A fun character. Would have been a nice addition to the Teen Titans. Maybe a little too low profile, but in the greater scene of the DC Universe, he's pretty important. I know they would have gotten to him in the DCIE.

2. This was actually a thing! It was going to be a thing. They even had it pictured with a Bizarro on the back of the 2-packs. This was close! Why does this "Hurt"? I have the Supergirl in the light blue paint job but not Superman.

1. C'mon! Some scales on her swimsuit kept this figure from being made? Shame mattel, Shame!! Why does it hurt? Apparently they were thinking of her for Wave 17, but as a Red Lantern. That's what you call Hurt.


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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:21 pm 
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For the most part, I can't argue with your logic.

Can't stand Mxy, but I recognize his importance to the DCU.

Never collected SP in the 80's, but light blue Superman is an easy repaint. Super easy repaint, even.

See what I did there? :P

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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:25 pm 
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funtime3 wrote:
1. C'mon! Some scales on her swimsuit kept this figure from being made? Shame mattel, Shame!! Why does it hurt? Apparently they were thinking of her for Wave 17, but as a Red Lantern. That's what you call Hurt.


Story goes that if she'd made the cut for wave 17 she'd have been a 50/50 variant so we would've gotten both versions... :(


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 Post subject: Re: DCUC: The Five That Really Hurt
PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:21 pm 
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1). An ACCURATE Tim Drake Robin
2). Oracle
3). General Zod
4). Business Suit Lex
5). Myx.


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