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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2018, 08:37:57 PM »
Looks like an economy version of the emce to me. Here's the emce. You judge. I am not gonna buy one.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2018, 08:40:02 PM »
I was just about to say that. I didn't know you could just chop off the bolts to avoid licensing.

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2018, 08:42:00 PM »
Looks like an economy version of the emce to me. Here's the emce. You judge. I am not gonna buy one.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #33 on: September 09, 2018, 08:46:19 PM »
They moved the neck bolts up to the forehead on the back art.

I'll buy one, but these are disappointing.

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #34 on: September 09, 2018, 09:14:34 PM »
https://flic.kr/p/29Qjz4hThey recycled the old Mad Monster Frankenstein art for the back.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #35 on: September 09, 2018, 09:55:55 PM »
 I guess this means we'll get the EMCE Wolfman with green pants? Maybe they'll give him the missing neck-bolts.

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #36 on: September 09, 2018, 11:10:29 PM »
Mego are doing what they always did. Ballpark likeness, generic paints and a cheap and cheerful price point. It's what gives them the charm and mego feel. I think with classic monsters it was AHI who set the gold bar originally. I think the Frankie's okay for the price. A pair of spaceman boots from FTC painted black. A black suit from them too, hem the sleeves a little, weather by rubbing on concrete, a couple of bolts made from cutting the ends off a wooden barbecue skewer. Paint silver. Glue on. Job Done :)

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #37 on: September 10, 2018, 11:16:50 AM »
Looks like an economy version of the emce to me. I am not gonna buy one.
That's a letdown. Is the new Frank figure the one we hoped might be a decent Chaney?

I'm on the fence about even giving $15 for it. I may buy one in a pre-Halloween induced fever but I'm sure not hoop-jumping for it. Certainly not gonna sweat it if I miss out on it.  :blank:
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #38 on: September 10, 2018, 11:24:52 AM »
 The biggest letdown for me is, that it's a redo of a figure a lot of us already have. I thought the EMCE version was barely passable itself. I definitely will stay out of this one. Maybe that's why the first pic we saw didn't show the face. What happened to the Chaney Jr. one?

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #39 on: September 10, 2018, 11:38:07 AM »
The biggest letdown for me is, that it's a redo of a figure a lot of us already have. I thought the EMCE version was barely passable itself. I definitely will stay out of this one. Maybe that's why the first pic we saw didn't show the face. What happened to the Chaney Jr. one?
I hope the new Wolfman figure isn't a big disappointment as well.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #40 on: September 10, 2018, 11:45:42 AM »
I hope the new Wolfman figure isn't a big disappointment as well.

It's offered as a "werewolf" from what I hear from Martin and others. probably gonna be the Emce with a re-paint and new clothes. Its good to get them out there and let kids nab them....I am all for that. But for old poops like me; I already bought the emce.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2018, 11:49:07 AM »
Can they possibly paint it any worse than the EMCE version? The clothes on that one are bad enough.

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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2018, 11:53:17 AM »
It's offered as a "werewolf" from what I hear from Martin and others. probably gonna be the Emce with a re-paint and new clothes. Its good to get them out there and let kids nab them....I am all for that. But for old poops like me; I already bought the emce.
Yep, you're right about offering them as toys to the kids being a good thing. Might turn a few kids into monster collectors.

I guess the new Mego Bela Drac turning out to be of nice quality was a fortunate fluke.
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2018, 12:08:15 PM »
Can they possibly paint it any worse than the EMCE version? The clothes on that one are bad enough.

I know you're gonna hate this next statement....but I really dig those Emce booger. Esp. Phantom and Creature. The only one I have an issue with is Drac (for the obvious reason, he looks like my mailman and not Bela Lugosi). The Phantom and Creech are my faves. 
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Re: Mego wave 2 Frankenstein is out!
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2018, 12:12:36 PM »
I know you're gonna hate this next statement....but I really dig those Emce booger. Esp. Phantom and Creature. The only one I have an issue with is Drac (for the obvious reason, he looks like my mailman and not Bela Lugosi). The Phantom and Creech are my faves.


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When I say I hate a toy, it is only for me.  I never hated Cabbage Patch Kid collectors - just never agreed with them.

(I wish our politicians could strike a similar balance.)

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