I got my snake eyes today from sideshow. I'ts pretty damn cool.
Well, I put in a pre-order, decided to just put it on the Visa and pay it off later!
Doing that a lot lately...
- 2008-06-17 @ 3:17 am
Just some info for everyone:
A friend of mine who does reviews directly for Sideshow has passed along to me that only about 6000-8000 of these figures ( per character) are getting made, which accounts for the price point.
Hasbro routinely has runs in excess of 100,000 per for t... Read More
A kitbash with a sword and visor a 7 year-old can sculpt, all for $120. Sideshow is not Hot Toys, or Medicom, and upping their price to try to put themselves on their level is false posturing and laughable.
What Snake Eyes is this supposed to be? A weird combination of the first an... Read More
Well I think you can rationalize it several ways, but the bottom line is that $120 is $120.
I do think Snake Eyes has the ability to have that "wow" factor when seen in person. That's something true of many things - collectible or otherwise. Seeing it in person tells the tale. There ... Read More
Well no doubt about that ARROW.
If I didn't have the knowledge and insight into the 1:6 high-end figure field that I had then I probably would've balked at the price as well. Like I mentioned before, that focus is like seeing a far, distant island from TNI. You can see it, you some... Read More
- 2008-06-15 @ 5:58 pm
I was referring more to the items in terms of "collector popularity" and what I've seen throughout my experie... Read More
- 2008-06-15 @ 5:52 pm
The reason why you'll find so few forums that discuss 1/6th scale stuff is two-fold: the toys are expensive, and collectors in forums like TNI are cheapskates.
Now, that's not a slur against anyone, its just a supportable observation. Hearing people talk about spending more than $50 for a s... Read More