The Transformers Archive Skip to main content / Also skip section headers

[The Transformers Archive - an international fan site]
Please feel free to log in or register.

 
  • transformers toys
  • transformers comics
  • transformers cartoon
  • transformers live-action movies
  • transformers fandom
  • transformers forum
Old 2016-06-09, 07:44 PM   #1
Cliffjumper
Cellar Door
 
Cliffjumper's Avatar
 
Default Disney Lego figures

What's the point in these? The Wife picked up the first half dozen and neither of us can really see what they're for. They're just Disney characters in slightly blocky fashion (cheat parts are cheaty) and there's basically no other use for any of the parts other than to make up that precise Disney character - not much in the way of cool hair or torsos or legs that you can mix and match like there is with the bulk of the regular Minifigs. So what are they for? Hipster crap for people who don't like Lego but want to say "Hey yeah lol I bought some Lego I'm so adorable"? Mindless cash-gouging? Disappointing stuff, roll on the next proper wave.
 
Cliffjumper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-09, 08:01 PM   #2
Brendocon 2.0
Mostly Harmless. Mostly.
 
Brendocon 2.0's Avatar
 
UK
Red face

cf Funko Pop Vinyl
 
Brendocon 2.0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-09, 08:25 PM   #3
Cliffjumper
Cellar Door
 
Cliffjumper's Avatar
 
Red face

If you can buy it in HMV it's not a proper toy [/rule of thumb]
 
Cliffjumper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-09, 09:36 PM   #4
Sades
Ms. Snarkypants
 
Sades's Avatar
 
In a hut by a river on top of a big ol hill.
Default

Disney collectors, mainly, I think.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cliffjumper View Post
there's basically no other use for any of the parts other than to make up that precise Disney character - not much in the way of cool hair or torsos or legs that you can mix and match like there is with the bulk of the regular Minifigs.
Well that's disappointing.

Yeah, Drogon and Daenerys is probably the only Funko Pop figure I've ever been tempted by.
 

This is my signature. My wasted space. My little corner. You can't have it. It's mine. I can write whatever I want. And I have!
Sades is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-09, 09:58 PM   #5
Cliffjumper
Cellar Door
 
Cliffjumper's Avatar
 
Smile

At the risk of going Lego Nazi I make it four hairpieces with some conceivable other use and that's it. Most of it is sloppy paint apps -Ariel's brassiere is cute but her mermaid tail carries on and so on. Only Mr Incredible has much potential and I'm guessing the rest of them will be along in an endless barrage of Simpsons style waves breaking up the good stuff. Understand the coin involved but it's still a shame.
 
Cliffjumper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-10, 03:23 PM   #6
Warcry
Likes Beast Wars toys. A lot.
 
Warcry's Avatar
 
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Default

Well, if nothing else the Disney stuff is nowhere near as ugly as the Simpsons ones. Those were the stuff of nightmares.
 
Warcry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2016-06-11, 01:44 PM   #7
Skyquake87
One with the Matrix
 
Skyquake87's Avatar
 
Default

Just Lego milking a licence until Mega Bloks snaps it up, presumably. I think they're turd too. Seem to be pretty popular with grown ups, judging by the amount of folk stood about fingering blind packs - which is just the saddest sight I've ever seen.

That said, if they do Looney Tunes characters at some point, I'd be all over those.

I do wonder if Lego are struggling a bit with the Blind Packs, which is fair enough some 20 odd series in (including stuff like The Simpsons and Olympic variants) and the licensed stuff is probably a day off for the Designers, as the characters just need translating to Lego.
 
Skyquake87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
 
 
[the-hub.co.uk]
[transfans.co.uk]
[oneshallstand]
[unicron.com]
[counter-x.net]
[ntfa.net]
[allspark.com]
[transformertoys.co.uk]
[tfu.info]
[botchthecrab.com]
[obscure_tf]
[tfradio.net]
 

[TFArchive button]
Link graphics...

BOOKMARK US
Or in FF, hit Ctrl+D.