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NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« on: December 17, 2012, 01:01 PM »
So, yeah....  I think NECA might have me on this line too....

Definitely buying Hicks and Hudson and the Warrior alien.  NECA just posted new pics of these painted figures on their facebook page - so awesome!  "Aliens" is one of my favorite movies of all time.

As for Prometheus, that one is tougher.  I feel like if I go down that hole I will be compelled to collect everything from that movie series as well.  I do like the TRU 2 pack, but other than that I am not sure I just want the other characters since they are just standard, human like figures.

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2012, 02:31 PM »
this is the awesomeness I am talking about right here!

http://necaonline.com/38586/products/toys/action-figures/aliens-7-scale-action-figure-series-1-assortment-case-14/
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http://necaonline.com/38519/licenses/movies/alien/behind-the-scenes-1st-look-hudson-hicks-and-warrior-alien-figures-coming-2013/

though I think Hicks could have a better face sculpt.  NECA cant seem to nail the actor's likeness imo - their Reese figure in the Terminator line doesn't look that great either.

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2013, 01:15 PM »
Are there supposed to be pictures on that page? All I see is text...

I checked out the David figure over at BBTS this weekend and it looks really cool. Getting harder to resist this line, I must say.

I don't understand WTF "Deacon" is though? I probably forgot, but where is a tiny alien in the movie? Why did someone decide it needed a Christian name?

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2013, 02:22 PM »
You never saw at the end of the movie where the alien comes out of the engineer/space jokey or whatever they are called?!?!?!   That is the best part of the entire movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It is like just after the start of the credits or something.

and yes there are images on the links page.  packaged images of David and Deacon (not sure why he is called Deacon either).  And at the very bottom of the page there is an image from the back of the packaging which shows preview shots of both mutated Holloway and Fifield.

update:  http://avp.wikia.com/wiki/Deacon

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The creature's production name became known as "The Deacon" because according to Prometheus director Ridley Scott its head looks like a Bishop's mitre, the Christian church Deacon's pointed hat.
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2013, 04:47 PM »
I would so love to see these in 3.75" scale.  I wish companies would look at that more often these days. :(
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2013, 07:59 PM »
I would go so crazy for Colonial Marines, Aliens, and Predators in 3 3/4 in. scale

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2013, 10:42 AM »
NECA killed TF - so swesome

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2013, 12:14 PM »
What'd they show? I haven't seen the highlights yet...
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2013, 03:56 PM »
I would go so crazy for Colonial Marines, Aliens, and Predators in 3 3/4 in. scale

I loved teh Snap Kits...  Wished that was something Hot Toys did more of because they're insanely great.  Blew my mind they were just sold at checkouts.
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2013, 09:21 AM »
What'd they show? I haven't seen the highlights yet...

check it all out here:  http://www.figures.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=2312

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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2013, 09:25 PM »
Wow, thanks...those are incredible!

I wonder how many figures they will ultimately release, I would like to get in on these but have limited space.
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2013, 10:59 PM »
Saw David 8 and Deacon today at TRU for the first time. Actually not quite as impressive up close as I'd expected. I noticed the previous figures and 2-pack were on sale though, so this may be a good chance for me to jump on board...
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #13 on: March 12, 2013, 09:18 PM »
New comic "Genocide" 2 pack coming out in June:



August release for Hicks and damaged Warrior 2-pack, October release for Hudson and other damaged Warrior 2-pack. NECA responded to my tweet and said these will all be available at TRU.

very smart imo to spread them out - I think they will get more purchases that way
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Re: NECA Aliens/Prometheus
« Reply #14 on: April 1, 2013, 08:01 AM »
From Neca's Twitter page - Happy Easter.  Hopefully this isn't an April Fools joke since they posted this yesterday.  Maybe we will see in this in Series 2?