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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #165 on: December 4, 2003, 09:59 PM »
The one beef I have with MM is there are currently two scales...one is Kubrick like the Star Trek ones they did and the other is smaller like the Marvel (and hopefully upcoming DC ones) are...I guess I don't follow AA stuff as close as say MisterPL does...John any knowledge as to standardizing on a scale for all MiniMates?

That's the bad news: Unfortunately, Marvel Minimates set a precedent for the smaller 2" scale. It was a contractual sticking point with Marvel, so for AA it was 2" or nothing. The good news is that the DC Minimates will also be in the 2" scale. Of course THAT contract stipulates that the figures be sold as part of construction block sets (ala Lego), so in order to get Batman & Robin, you'll have to buy a Batmobile.

The LOTR Minimates are also in a unique scale. Hobbits and dwarfs will be 2" (Marvel), Uruk Hai and Elves will use the 3" bodies (Trek), but humans and wizards will utilize a new 2.5" body. Yes, they look great, but I'm only going for the comic book characters since they're all compatible.

Had AA been able to do ALL the lines in a common scale, Minimates would have been the second coming of Mego. (And owned the rest of my wallet.)

Oh well.
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #166 on: December 5, 2003, 09:22 AM »
Yeah Matt, I got an e-mail from Tim as well, I'm really sorry... I didn't realize that it wasn't supposed to be posted, and I hope I didn't cause anyone here or anywhere else any trouble because of it.  Again, I'm very sorry.

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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #167 on: December 5, 2003, 11:50 AM »
Troublemaker.
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #168 on: December 27, 2003, 03:18 AM »
Series 2 of Alien is out. Interesting chase figure!  :o

Alien Kubrick S2 - FULL SET 6 pcs

Also the Kubrick Space Jockey Box Set A is released.

Alien BOX A Kubrick Medicom Jockey

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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #169 on: December 31, 2003, 04:08 PM »
I just received my case of Konami Thunderbird Pod Vehicles. I did very well on the case. In a case of 10, I got 2 of each of #1-4 & got the TB2 & Mole. Now I just have to hunt for the Domo vehicle & I'm all set.  ;) These vehicles are highly detailed!  8)

1)  Elevator Cars 1 & 2
2)  Firefly & Jet-Air Transporter
3)  Excavator & Laser Cutter Vehicle
4)  Transmitter Truck & Truck
5)  TB2's Launch Bay (Rare 1:10 Boxes)
6)  The Mole (Very Rare "Action" Piece  1:20 Boxes)
7) The Domo (Very Rare "Action" Piece  1:20 Boxes)


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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #170 on: January 5, 2004, 09:16 PM »
Are there any good display cases that can be used for Kubrick figs?

Official Medicom Display Boxes:
Pros: They're official, they have foot pegs, they interlock and stack
Cons: Kind of pricey, IG88 wont fit (?)

But on the negative side of everything else, beyond it not being "official", you'll be hard pressed to find something that also includes foot pegs.

Anyone know what other toys have the same size foot pegs as Kubrick figs?
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #171 on: January 8, 2004, 10:41 AM »
The X-Men Giant Minmate Set is shipping soon from AFX...more toys :D

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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #172 on: January 8, 2004, 03:36 PM »
That X-Men set has already hit the west coast and should be in east coast shops next Wednesday. (I'll take one, thank you!)
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #173 on: January 13, 2004, 08:58 AM »
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #174 on: January 13, 2004, 09:05 AM »
Whoa. Those are too cool!  8)

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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #175 on: January 16, 2004, 10:10 AM »
What are some good online retailers for Kubricks? (Thanks in advance for the help.  ;D)
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #177 on: January 16, 2004, 02:24 PM »
Awesome! Thanks, Scott!
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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #178 on: January 29, 2004, 10:12 PM »
I got several Marix Kubricks in the mail today.

Neo, Trinity, Nairobi. Marov..., Pere...

I was really excited until I noticed no weapons ???  I don't want to harp on the negative but what gives.  I can see no weapons for most how about Neo and Trinity who went into that building and reinacted the finale of Scarface!

All in all, I think their cool, could have used an accessory or two.  Removable sunglasses for Neo or a motorcycle for trinity.


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Re: Kubricks and Minimates
« Reply #179 on: February 5, 2004, 08:07 PM »
I agree with you FishEyedLouie.  No accessories was pretty lame for the Matrix series.  However, I will give them props for the character selection.  Other than Agent Smith and Seraph, they pretty much gave me everything I wanted.  If there is a second series I am really hoping for Smith and Seraph.