I wish I got a picture of the unboxing, but sorry!
Let me just say...WOW! The MOTUC figures have met their match in almost every way!
I mean, Deadpool was only $25! He is massive! Has tons of articulation! And lots of accessories!
Here are some pics and my review!
|This is the basic figure.|
|Here is his diorama and stand|
|Here are his accessories, minus one sai. Trust me. He came with another one.|
|Here he is with pistol, about to draw the other.|
|Here he is with machine gun and sai!|
First thing I noticed was the heft of the figure. He probably weighs two pounds altogether. That stand is a chunk!
Deadpool has very nice articulation, with double jointed knees and ball joints in lots of places. His arms have swivel joints, but his shoulders and hips have ball joints. His wrists swivel. His ankles seem to have a rocker, but they are sort of weak.
Lots of detail on Deadpool. He has extra knives, ammo pouches, a teargas grenade, holsters, etc.
I don't know much about Deadpool. I read a couple of the comics since my son has become interested. They really are not for children. Maybe I shouldn't let him read that garbage. But one thing is certain, this is an awesome figure!
Compared to the OTHER great figure line of today, MOTUC, he has them beat. Shame on Mattel! They could sell MOTUC figures in comics stores for a comparable price. I mean Diamond is not even mainly a toy company!
Deadpool has triple the accessories of most MOTUC figures, he is taller and even more hefty, he came with a diorama stand. Mattel says they cannot sell their figures for less than the $28 plus shipping. This just proves them wrong. I do not know there deal on the amount they produce, but it could definitely sell better at comic stores. They are holding out on us collectors!
I saw a Juggernaut Marvel Select figure at the Tangled Web last night. Same price. $25! That figure was three times the size of a MOTUC figure. In fact, Three times the size of Deadpool! Granted, it didn't come with as much other swag, but still.
I think I found my next toy, if they make a Thor. Or Wolverine. (The Spider-Man looked kind of small...and came with a big ruined car. I just don't think that is as great. Maybe a Spider-Man and Hobgoblin!)