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Old 07-20-2017, 02:38 PM   #21
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I thought these were some kind of late April fools day joke at first. It still might be a prank that Playmates is playing and tomorrow they will show the real set.
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Old 07-20-2017, 02:57 PM   #22
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Mixing human faces with the turtles was a mistake. Donnie looks like his bay movie counterpart almost. I don't think anyone has ever said they wanted Bill Murray as a Ninja Turtle at least not like this.
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Old 07-20-2017, 03:02 PM   #23
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Sigh...if only these could've been released in 1990 they would have literally been my 8 year old's self dream!

I don't think they're *that* bad.
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Old 07-20-2017, 03:04 PM   #24
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Didn't the concept artists use Murray as reference for PD Mikey? (Tom Hanks was Leo, Eastwood as Raphael and Nimoy as Donnie)

Extra creepy.
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Old 07-20-2017, 04:14 PM   #25
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I'm both horrified and amused.

Whose weird idea was it to make them look half like the Ghostbusters characters, rather than just dressing them up in the gear..? I just want Turtles in the gear, not the result of the Ghostbusters guys having had a hot night with Venus once back in '97.

If they want to punk out on the paint aps and NOT include painted eyebrows that would be a start and entirely OKAY.

The outfits and boots are adorable thorough, I'll give it that. Maybe a head swap with a regular figure would work. (Unless this is a big figures line.)
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Old 07-20-2017, 04:17 PM   #26
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Why they gotta fill the "angry Turtle" role with the black guy?
I thought the exact same thing
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Old 07-20-2017, 04:19 PM   #27
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I thought the exact same thing
I'm a black guy. Winston's my favorite Ghostbuster. Raph is my favorite turtle. I'm in heaven.
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Old 07-20-2017, 05:16 PM   #28
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Didn't the concept artists use Murray as reference for PD Mikey? (Tom Hanks was Leo, Eastwood as Raphael and Nimoy as Donnie)

Extra creepy.
I...did not know this.
And now am even MORE unnerved.
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Old 07-20-2017, 06:17 PM   #29
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Dude, you got your Raph and Don toys switched.
I'd switch Raph and Mike.

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Why they gotta fill the "angry Turtle" role with the black guy?
Winston is more of a Leo, or even Mikey.
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Old 07-20-2017, 06:43 PM   #30
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I love GB and I love TMNT, and yet I want nothing of this...
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Old 07-20-2017, 07:43 PM   #31
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Michelangelo looks like Leisure Suit Larry, and I'm not sure I was ready to see Raph wearing a moustache... they're not THAT bad though... kind'a cute.
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:45 PM   #32
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They're no joke...there are completed, packaged pics that do not look like protos in the end of the slide show you can view on toynewsi.com.

Also in the pres, Target exclusive.

I bet these are ready to drop at Target come Halloween season and be their offering alongside the Walmart WWE wave 2.

Don is obvs Egon. No other way.
Leo is obvs Ray as Ray was founder and leader.
Mike and Raph...their choices fit for the Nick toon alright but if we wanted to go for the original toon I'd have switched em around since Raph was the more sarcastic one.

I'd have preferred normal turtle heads too. Wonder if we will maybe be able to swap on some other heads easily enough. Maybe from deluxe line Nick heads? Maybe I should grab some of those...hmm...
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Old 07-20-2017, 09:55 PM   #33
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..i'm surprise there is negative reaction...

i was shocked. but i love the concept. these are better than the wrestling figures. its the best of both worlds. i'm so gonna get these. these are just the best surprise ever.

i mean...common! TURTLE GHOSTBUSTERS! what are ya, gay?
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Old 07-20-2017, 10:20 PM   #34
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I honestly would rather just the Ghostbusters have been added to the TMNT line, like they did with Usagi and Savage Dragon. The Turtles-dressed-like-other-characters was cool when I was a kid but these are supposed to be the collector's line, no? While I'm guessing a few older fans would like these, I can't imagine the majority would.

This s**t over Krang and Shredder is baffling.

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i mean...common! TURTLE GHOSTBUSTERS! what are ya, gay?
Not sure that's how that works.
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Old 07-20-2017, 10:23 PM   #35
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Sure the face morphs are weird, but that's what makes these so fun! Take that away and you have the four turtles in identical body molds. yawn.
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Old 07-21-2017, 01:01 AM   #36
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I think Raph should have been Venkman not Mikey
Yep, it would have made much more sense

Mike should have been Ray

Leonardo should have been Winston
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Old 07-21-2017, 01:04 AM   #37
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These are a pain to look at.
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Old 07-21-2017, 01:06 AM   #38
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Raph should be Venkman, Mikey should be Ray, and Leo should be Winston. How can you f*ck up this badly? It's like they see Bill Murray and automatically think "comedic actor? lol must be Mikey".
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Old 07-21-2017, 07:54 AM   #39
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..i'm surprise there is negative reaction...

i was shocked. but i love the concept. these are better than the wrestling figures. its the best of both worlds. i'm so gonna get these. these are just the best surprise ever.

i mean...common! TURTLE GHOSTBUSTERS! what are ya, gay?
Have them being the Turtles dressed like the GB and I would be all over this but having these weird fusions... yeah, I don't want to be anywhere near this... this things...
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Old 07-21-2017, 08:42 AM   #40
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These things are not that bad
I know the fusion is odd but I think it's unique. I plan on picking these up
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