Thor: The Darkworld figures have been sighted at Toys R Us. I even picked up Kurse and Loki. The later is pretty much a remold of his Avengers' figure: just with a new head, no cape or staff, and the two accessories that the first Loki figure from the original Thor line.
Kurse is an entirely new mold, but with the same Avengers-like articulation. He comes with the weirdest accessory: a small tiny, but detailed ball/grenade (I haven't an idea what it's supposed to be). You can easily lose the ball if taken out of the package.
There's one Thor figure I passed that's pretty much what he looks like when he visits Loki in his cell. That figure looks freaking awesome. I would have bought him, but.. Avengers Assemble Red Skull & Black Widow were on a peg right across from the Thor one. So I bought those two instead.
A really tempting day. I saw Platinum Bruticus/Grimlock, Platinum Ultra Magnus, MP Acid Storm, and MP Soundwave. The later I ALMOST bought but didn't because I love my Fall of Cybertron Soundwave and I'd have to take away Gipsy Danger from my desk. I'm sure as heck not gonna do that. I got my NOT MP Shockwave and I'm honestly more happy with him instead.
As for Avengers Assemble Black Widow and Red Skull?
Black Widow is pretty much the same BW mold from the Avengers movie.Just with less articulation (no feet joints as the Widow from the previous line had). Nice new head mold. If you have the Widow from that line, I'd say save your money. If you have the Marvel Universe BW, go buy this one. This one feels less fragile.
Red Skull looks like a bastard child of the two previous Red Skull figures (the SDCC Exclusive Marvel Universe head) and the Captain America line body. However the thing that strikes me odd is this Skull feels less heavy than the Cap one. They basically have the same mold, but this one feels much lighter.
Still, I'd say this one is a far better Red Skull than the previous two we got (the first was just a recolored Indiana Jones Nazi with poorly painted head). The movie Cap figure isn't bad, but the other two repaints (the Target Exclusive & the Hydra Colored) ones are better looking figures. Yet, if you don't have either of those I'd say hunt this guy down. I just love the additional coat and HYDRA cap they gave him.
Both he and Widow come with leftover guns from the Captain America line. Skull comes with a HYDRA Heavy Soldier's blaster, while Widow comes with a standard HYDRA blaster. Same weapons and gimmicks. I'm kinda of sad Skull doesn't have a Cosmic Cube. But the movie Skull did so he'll get that. I'd say the Skull is worth your time and is a MUST BUY. He's an awesome representation of the character.
I especially like and admire Zechs. He's everything I wish I could be!
Dragavon wrote:Zechs... is...
I can't say it. It's too horrible. Zechs...is...not...wrong...