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In relation to what we were talking about earlier in the thread.
Completely unsubstantiated at this stage, but I'll be curious to see of this claim turns out to have any veracity.

 

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I don't think this is much a spoiler for the show, but for the sake of anyone who hasn't seen it yet:

 

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Goblin Queen has just debuted in X-Men '97. Interestingly, Hasbro *did* in fact censor the toy. It's only minor, but the bare upper thighs are ok in a children's cartoon, yet for some reason not ok in the kids toys?
Although the cleavage stays either way. Go figure. 🤣

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8 hours ago, Nessex said:

I don't think this is much a spoiler for the show, but for the sake of anyone who hasn't seen it yet:

 

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Goblin Queen has just debuted in X-Men '97. Interestingly, Hasbro *did* in fact censor the toy. It's only minor, but the bare upper thighs are ok in a children's cartoon, yet for some reason not ok in the kids toys?
Although the cleavage stays either way. Go figure. 🤣

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Thought it was a great cross between Hellfire Jean and Goblin Queen

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I like the X-Men 97 design for her. I would rather have that as a Minimate. I'm going to be disappointed when it's not that and it's not the comic version and is now like that awful Marvel Legends redesign that they never released.

What sucks is the notion that DAZZLER simply having boobies is now too risque for Minimates which spells out the fact that Emma Frost is now basically un-Minimatable. Even her tame costumes are more than disco Dazzler. 

I said in the other thread - Polaris as Malice matches some clues. I'd much prefer her to a Wolverine with a spikier mask.

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7 hours ago, AFMcGill said:

I said in the other thread - Polaris as Malice matches some clues. I'd much prefer her to a Wolverine with a spikier mask.

I may stand alone on this one... but I would 1000% be down for a Malice-possessed Polaris. That costume SCREAMS 'toyetic'... and don't think we've ever seen her in toy form.

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1 hour ago, Nessex said:

I may stand alone on this one... but I would 1000% be down for a Malice-possessed Polaris. That costume SCREAMS 'toyetic'... and don't think we've ever seen her in toy form.

I agree with you it’s gorgeous but it’s hard to do Inferno without Maddy, Sinister, Magik, and one of the demons Sym/Naistra. That leaves one a lot left and no “big names” so Wolverines dad it is.

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Which character is supposed to be Wolverine's dad, who keeps getting mentioned?

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1 minute ago, Scorpion said:

Which character is supposed to be Wolverine's dad, who keeps getting mentioned?

It's a snarky way to say Wolverine because X-23 was Wolverine at one point.



Anyways. Based on Zach's earlier comments 

On 4/1/2024 at 12:47 PM, DSTZach said:

IF Wolverine is in this set, and that's a big "if," then it would only be to support a variety of in-demand secondary characters.

On 3/5/2024 at 2:35 PM, DSTZach said:

there are NO original X-Men and only ONE All-New X-Man, in a variant we've never done. 

 

I would be comfortable saying that it doesn't HAVE to be Wolverine. Could be a Storm variant, could be a Colossus variant. Could be loopholes saying that they're looks we haven't seen. Could be entirely fresh. 

I trust DST to not make the same mistake 20th Century Fox made in considering Wolverine as the only X-Men member. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, NerdyTrev said:

It's a snarky way to say Wolverine because X-23 was Wolverine at one point.



Anyways. Based on Zach's earlier comments 

 

I would be comfortable saying that it doesn't HAVE to be Wolverine. Could be a Storm variant, could be a Colossus variant. Could be loopholes saying that they're looks we haven't seen. Could be entirely fresh. 

I trust DST to not make the same mistake 20th Century Fox made in considering Wolverine as the only X-Men member. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It would have to be an A Lister and I think that knocks out the X-Factor team since they just got released in those costumes. It’s been years since the Outback team was released in 2012 (Hail Ivan)! So it could be fair to have everyone as a potential (including Sabertooth) but I don’t know if any of the team is a big enough name to offset the really lesser known ones. 🤷🏻‍♂️

 

and PS, she’s still Wolverine. 😘

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On 4/3/2024 at 12:57 PM, AFMcGill said:

I like the X-Men 97 design for her. I would rather have that as a Minimate. I'm going to be disappointed when it's not that and it's not the comic version and is now like that awful Marvel Legends redesign that they never released.

What sucks is the notion that DAZZLER simply having boobies is now too risque for Minimates which spells out the fact that Emma Frost is now basically un-Minimatable. Even her tame costumes are more than disco Dazzler. 

I said in the other thread - Polaris as Malice matches some clues. I'd much prefer her to a Wolverine with a spikier mask.

I didn’t see the dazzler post so I’m not sure exactly what was said. But the recent Black Cat was fairly risqué and that was only about 4 or 5 years ago. It seems like that is the lead time for some of these designs. 
 

BTW, Malice, Vertigo, Lila Cheney, I’d be ecstatic to see any of them in mini form. I think vertigo is the only one that actually got a figure made through the Legends line. 

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Risque ? :no:  I wouldn't fret too much about Dazzler. 

I'm not posting pictures but there is an official Kubrick figure that Medicom released in 2004 that should never have seen the light of day . If you want to hunt for it , I'll direct you but prepare a bowl to be sick in first !  

Look on US eBay for "Battlefield Baseball  Special Edition DVD " .  The packaging features an exclusive promo Kubrick which is prominently displayed :sick:

Yes I have it ....in fact there's another version which is worse which I definitely will not share pictures of or link to . 

Then there's the Ugo Ugo Ruga kubricks ......... :blink:

 

I'm happy with Minimates being conservative.

 

 

 

 

 

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7 hours ago, nandoninny said:

ha!  i googled it.  not as bad as when i learned what a lemon party was.

These are things I could have happily gone my whole life without knowing. 

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