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graphic_content
06-12-2014, 10:41 PM
While on the hunt for the figures...I stumbled upon this:

http://i.imgur.com/r8Dffyw.jpg?1

...and while it isnt new for them to release plastic weaponry based upon our heroes in a halfshell, this is first time I've come across the weapon sets based on the upcoming film.

Couple of things to note:

- the 'chucks Mikey wields ARENT clones of one another
- the one in his right hand is made from a lighter wood (color-wise), and bears burnt carvings resembling a dragon (BRUCE LEE, anybody?)
- the one in his left hand is made from a darker wood, and has series of parallel circles ribbed along the bottom half of the chuck

as a bonus...when scouring the instagram, I stumbled upon the masks based on the new designs:

http://i.imgur.com/FNRlc2w.png?1

If anybody else finds the movie based weapon sets, please post hi-res shots of the handles, blades, etc. It would be great to gleam more details based on their design.

pennydreadful
06-13-2014, 12:39 AM
Well... the customizing of the 'chucks handles is definitely something that a teenager would do. This is (IMO) an instance of the DIY-aesthetic for this movie being appropriate and fairly well-executed.

Reminds me of the drawings and carvings that kids used to do on their desks back in school. :)

I can't find anything positive to say about the mask though. :lol:

Jester
06-13-2014, 02:18 AM
I gotta admit those chucks look awesome...almost surprises me that they are made by Playmates.

Powder
06-13-2014, 02:24 AM
As much as I take issue with aspects of the turtles' designs, I will say the masks are nice, & fairly accurate. Certainly a lot easier on the eyes than the initially leaked Halloween costume version.

FakeBritishAccent
06-13-2014, 04:51 AM
While on the hunt for the figures...I stumbled upon this:

http://i.imgur.com/r8Dffyw.jpg?1

...and while it isnt new for them to release plastic weaponry based upon our heroes in a halfshell, this is first time I've come across the weapon sets based on the upcoming film.

Couple of things to note:

- the 'chucks Mikey wields ARENT clones of one another
- the one in his right hand is made from a lighter wood (color-wise), and bears burnt carvings resembling a dragon (BRUCE LEE, anybody?)
- the one in his left hand is made from a darker wood, and has series of parallel circles ribbed along the bottom half of the chuck

as a bonus...when scouring the instagram, I stumbled upon the masks based on the new designs:

http://i.imgur.com/FNRlc2w.png?1

If anybody else finds the movie based weapon sets, please post hi-res shots of the handles, blades, etc. It would be great to gleam more details based on their design.

This may not apply to the Ninja Combat Gear set, but it's something funny I noticed about the 5" Basic Figure: Mikey only comes with ONE proper nunchuck, but each arm of the nunchuck is different...one side is the dragon pattern and the other side is the parallel circles. Playmates was probably thinking that they should compensate for cheaping out on the nunchucks by giving us a taste of both :lol:

MastahShredder
06-14-2014, 12:21 PM
http://scontent-b.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xpf1/t51.2885-15/10414048_753150271375024_1989256974_n.jpg

Whatswiththeheadbands?
06-14-2014, 12:28 PM
Anyone have any pictures of Raph's ninja gear?

MastahShredder
06-15-2014, 08:23 PM
https://24.media.tumblr.com/cd677883a15a1465d4a69a1bbc66167a/tumblr_n77l4rbuZt1tcofpuo1_500.jpg

alpaca witch
06-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Wow these are actually surprisingly impressive. I would have had a blast with these a kid, and I'm sure kids nowadays are going to. These should make neat display pieces now that I think of it. Just set up some pegs and display them up on your wall or something like that. Dang now I think I'm going to have to pick these up... My already abused wallet is probably crying right now.

barbecue17
06-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Does Raph's come with one sai or two in the set?

Donatello's bo is also a step up from the hollow green bow staff that came in the set I had as a kid. That thing broke in a day or two and I went back to using a broom handle. :tlol:

Candy Kappa
06-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Does Raph's come with one sai or two in the set?:

The Nicktoon one comes with two Sai, so I think the movie set comes with two Sai as well. Pretty sure there was a image showing PD Raph's combat gear a lot better, but I could be misremembering.