3rd party Deaths head ( not a reveal )

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by deathsheadII, Jul 1, 2014.

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Would you buy a 3rd party mp Deaths Head ?

  1. yes?

    51.7%
  2. no

    48.3%
  1. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    3rd party Mp Deaths head ( not a reveal )

    Was wondering how many would buy a third party mp sized deathshead in his original getup ?

    As he doesn't transform cost could be kept down due to less parts having to be cast , also as there would be no need for sacrifices due to not being a transformer which would also mean this could be sculpted perfectly to resemble his bad ass g1 self.

    With mp magnus at the end of the year galvatron has got to be not far on the horizon , mp rodimus , galvatron , & deaths head would look good on your display shelf "Yes"?

    Out of curiosity i have added a poll

    Remember he played a big part in the comics
     
  2. TheGame2K5

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    No interest in a non transformer for my collection.
     
  3. Deceptimatrix

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    I'm in. I'll put the Avengers Infinite one in my classics collection and the 3p could go with Masterpiece given it was quality enough. Basically even like a Marvel Select but with better paint apps
     
  4. shunquan

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    How about centurion?
     
  5. deaculpa

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    Not before a masterpiece Rock Lord... That literally turns into a brick.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Alteron_Sheng

    Alteron_Sheng 'Tis an Kitbasher & Elder TFW2005 Supporter

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    IN^^ (also, thanks for the ? on the yes, I laughed aloud when I saw it^^, I could SEE almost every time he said it in the comics)
     
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    Since l don't collect MPs I've gotta say no...but if it didn't tower over my Neo-G1 (CHUG-style) collection I'd at the least consider it...
     
  8. CVprowl

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    out of respect for the fine work done during marvel UK, hells yeah.
     
  9. General Tekno

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    I'd be all in if they ever made a third party Death's Head.

    I can't see him as super likely though because Disney owns Marvel, and Disney would be more likely to come down hard.
     
  10. kgorman79

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    I'd definitely be on board with this, yes.

    I got the marvel one that was just released and while its pretty good its missing something by not having the original colours/costume. I'm actually tempted to buy a second one and try my hand at customising it into the original comic colours.
    While its not MP sized, it fits quite well with the revoltech figures (OP, Megatron, Starscream & Rodimus) i have, so its sitting on a shelf with them and my combiners.


    Yeah, i'll have one of these too :) 
     
  11. Milyor

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    Definitely! but due to no transforming parts he had better be super accurate and very poseable. Also he had better come with all his weapon attachments.
     
  12. Hot Shot.

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    I'd bite if it wasn't too far over $100. I'm not sure how they could get away with it, though. Hasbro might let 3P companies slide, but Marvel might not be so kind.

    Also, Hasbro seems to take harsher action towards non-TF infringement. For example, there are several kits to make Transformers figures on Shapeways, while Hasbro's lawyers had every single My Little Pony figurine removed from the site a couple of years ago. I imagine they could do something similar to BBTS and TFSource, making a Death's Head figure difficult to purchase and therefore not worthwhile for a small company.
     
  13. Mecheon

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    Its not happening because you'd be taking from Marvel. And they, I'm sure, are a lot more trigger happy about that

    Plus, well, the chances of Hasbro making a Marvel Legends one are fairly high
     
  14. Vanessa

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    I think it would be great if a 3P company did MP-scaled (to MP-10) versions of lots of the prominent characters that featured in the comics/cartoon that never got their own figures. I only read the UK comics and watched the G1 cartoon, but I'd like to see:
    Death's Head
    Emirate Xaaron
    Impactor
    Alpha Trion
    Elita One's all-girl troop (although MMC is doing good versions, just a bit small for MP)
    Arcee (to MP scale)
    Lord Straaxus (yeah I know he's been done, but I'm not a fan of that version)
    Circuit Breaker

    There's others I've probably missed as well.
     
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    Yes on both him and a Deaths Head.
     
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    i'm a hardcore death'shead so i would be down like a clown for at least two or three. I still think that a chug size would be better since you could get him to fit in to two collections so there is a greater chance for success with the project,but im down ether way for this real bad. i also don't think marvel would really care if this was made
     
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    Do we really want to risk angering the mouse? I can easily see them threatening legal action against any online retailer that sells something like that.
     
  18. Trent

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    I would buy it. But I would worry about the litigation. Where Hasbro let's shit slide, Disney (Marvel's owner) is notorious for crushing IP infringement ruthlessly.

    So I've heard.
     
  19. deathsheadII

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    think its one of those that needs to be made in a limited quantity and then put up for sale not long after the reveal.....the bbts thing about them being told off by hasbro has not stpped them selling third party items ;)  as for disney yeah i think everyone is right they probably would throw a hissy fit but if hasbro can't do anything about tfs being produced in china can disney?
     
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    No, wouldn't bother. Death's Head could easily be made into a Marvel Legend or a Marvel Select figure that would work just fine, and since he just got a 3.75" figure the other two aren't out of the realm of possibility.

    If a 3rd party wants to do a non-Transformer or human figure, they should focus on one who will never get made for one of the Marvel lines, such as Circuit Breaker or a Buster Witwicky.