Me too. Picture on the box shows him as slim and trim as he's looked his whole career and then the figure has a bloated huge face. I'm not a fan of them painting his trunks all the way over his belly button either. Guess Nia's 3 heads and EY's tats ate the budget?
Post by Roadie Codes on Dec 12, 2018 1:57:17 GMT -5
My thoughts on this set:
Ronda- The headscan looks better than it did originally but I still don't like the way the hair mold sits on her head it pretty much looks like she's a bald woman with a wig on. The table is a pretty cool accessory. I'm anxious to see how it looks set up and what the breakaway action is like. I wish the jacket was removable
Eric Young- I LOVE this figure. All the detail is second to none. The tongues of his boots hanging down, unlaced, is just the icing on top. That being said, I don't have much desire for him in my collection. Maybe once we get the rest of Sanity OR MAYBE ONCE HE GETS SOME TV TIME.
Roman Reigns- This is a perfect, quintessential, current Roman Reigns figure. I'll probably wait for it to drop in price before I buy it and then won't have to buy another Roman until he beats cancer and comes back to win the title
Rusev- This figure is a total butter face. It's so perfect in every way except the head. Which is a pretty big deal. The beard is too big, kinda like the new Rollins scan, and honestly the face doesn't really look like him to me. Disappointing cause the rest of this figure is superb. Love the thighs and the way the tights are painted.
I'm already starting to notice that the interchangeable hands are getting out of control. Do we really need them with someone like Rusev? Or Eric Young? I understand it on Shinsuke and Cena and Balor and people with hand taunts but some of these are just unnecessary. Especially the ungloved ones on the WM35 Taker.
Aiden English- The headscan looks beautiful as does the design on the scarf, but I would have liked one of his more intricate attires as far as his tights go. He's had some pretty cool airbrushed ones that would look so sick on a figure. Much like Eric Young, I like this figure but I don't have much desire for him in my collection.
Nia Jax- I don't collect women figures (I literally have zero but might break that streak with the new Carmella in the money attire) but this Nia is maybe one of the best figures Mattel has ever produced. Seriously. All 3 of those headscans are spot on and I love all the detail on the attire. Good work on this one Mattel. You knocked her out of the park. The multiple heads will make this a really sought after figure.
Roman Reigns and possibly Eric Young for me.
All in all though, I really like this set. It shows great promise for the future of this line. The True FX is really easy on the eyes and the interchangeable body parts definitely have great potential.
I can get over Rusev's fat face to have he and Aiden English in the same set and English is amazing. So the only turd in the set for me is street gear, contract signing Rhonda Rousey with a scan that rivals screaming Cena for most derpy Mattel head.
Post by customania on Dec 12, 2018 11:39:49 GMT -5
Brilliant set but not a fan of that Ronda. To me it's a wasted spot, especially as her new ultimate one is better and so is the basic. Tbh this could of been a basic. Roman is good and as expected, Young has the tats and details the elite line was made for. English and Rusev are good, nothing to exciting but great figures still and Nia is pretty cool.
I'll be getting Eric Young, Aiden English, Rusev and Nia Jax. Roman Reigns is a strong maybe. Ronda Rousey is a pass unless she goes on sale for a decent price.
Post by East Coast on Dec 12, 2018 15:29:05 GMT -5
pretty good set. The Nia heads are great. The accessories, boots and details on Eric Young are great. Something looks a lil off bout Ronda head. But its a cool figure.
my issues would be with the blatantly wrong torso choice for Eric Young. How u give him the Finn Balor torso...when u have a huge picture of his non-chiseled body on the back of the box. Behooves me.
Nia looks too dark.
Aiden figure looks awesome. But poor choice for a chase figure. Couldn't you have done a different Rusev attire? If the best idea for a chase figure, is to just not put designs on one of them. Seems like a case of just doing a chase figure for the sake of the wave having one.