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  • New Masterverse reveals for 2022 - Jitsu, Catra, PoP Hordak, Classic Beast Man, etc.

    Just wanted to post info. on something I just read: New Masterverse villains are coming out: Jitsu, Catra, PoP Hordak (from the She-ra cartoon), Classic Beast Man, etc. Overall, these look incredible!

    This looks like the official picture of Jitsu; the accessories look great.

    Not too familiar with Catra, but definitely getting this as well. Solid sculpt.

    The PoP Hordak looks fantastic; really like the color scheme.

    The Classic/Vintage Beast Man looks amazing with this much more highly detailed Masterverse sculpt.

    The only figure here I'm not planning on getting is the Skeletor from the CGI cartoon. Looks mildly interesting, but I'm not into that cartoon so will not be getting this.

    https://news.toyark.com/2022/03/15/m...reveals-461701

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TATzTm4OW4

  • #2
    More new Masterverse reveals from Mattel on their instagram account:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/CbNiJU6r3r4/

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    • #3
      Jitsu looks a little plain to me in the face, but the rest look great.
      “We change people through conversation, not through censorship." ― Jay Z

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      • #4
        40th Anniversary He-Man edition:
        https://www.instagram.com/p/CbQUNMAJXlv/

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        • Black Zodac
          Black Zodac commented
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          I definitely need this one for my collection!

      • #5
        None of the Masterverse figures have looked good enough to entice me to bother with the line (and we still haven't seen the rumored Frosta figure, have we? Just placeholder/rumors?) but that 40th He-Man does look really good. I'd have to see it in person though. The pose with him holding the sword of looks amazing, but there's something off in his posture in the other figure shot.

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        • Mechanizor
          Mechanizor commented
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          I'm also still not wowed by the Mastervese line, I like a few figures here and there, and I might pick up a couple of characters that I'm after, but I'm passing on most of it including the 40th He-Man.

      • #6
        WOW! This 40th ann. Masterverse He-man may be the best He-man figure ever made - amazing! Incredible detail & accessories. And, I like the added touch of the extra hands. I suspect this will be tough to find in stores - if it's even coming to stores.

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        • Mathius
          Mathius commented
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          I'm being serious here. Can you explain the extra hands to me? At first I thought it would give you a left handed grip if you wanted, but they don't appear to be opposites in the image?

        • man-e-faces
          man-e-faces commented
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          Honestly, if you examine the picture carefully - the extra hand on the top appears to be a right closed hand, and the open-hand on the bottom looks like a left-hand. Also, we don't know what the actual left hand (on the figure itself) looks like, since it's obscured by the shield in the box.

          Just my .02.

        • Mathius
          Mathius commented
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          Upon looking at it again, I see conflicting imagery between the boxed version and the version where they have the hands laid out. The box version appears to have two open left hands. The "opened" photo appears like the left hand will grip a sword.

      • #7
        Some interesting stuff. That blue-skinned Hordak really "pops"
        "We must always value life. Even the life of one who opposes us." ― He-Man

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        • #8
          That 40th He-Man looks awesome. I love the box art on the back.

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          • Mechanizor
            Mechanizor commented
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            I'm glad that a lot of people like you are liking him.
            I'm still not sold on his sculpt, but I definitely love the packaging, and it would be the only reason for picking him up!

        • #9
          More new images and reveals from the Masterverse line in this video:

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          • #10
            The Masterverse Zodac looks amazing! This was my first Vintage MOTU figure that I got back in late 1982. I like the clawed feet, which makes the character look more animalistic & is an obvious homage to the original.

            The new Beast Man looks incredible as well.

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            • Mechanizor
              Mechanizor commented
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              The "Revelation" Masterverse figures I'm not so impressed with thus far, however the rest of the Masterverse figures are looking good, especially the New Eternia sub-line. That Beast Man looks the best IMHO.

          • #11
            I've heard a lot of complaining about the paint wipes on 40th anniversary He-Man. I find it very curious that BBTS sent me an e-mail saying it was available, and the link is dead and you can't find the figure in a search either.

            Not that I'm implying either fact has anything to do with the other, although it would be cool if they listened to feedback and fixed the paint before shipping.

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            • #12
              I haven't pulled the trigger on these yet, but I really want to get that Zodac!
              “We change people through conversation, not through censorship." ― Jay Z

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              • #13
                Originally posted by Black Zodac View Post
                I haven't pulled the trigger on these yet, but I really want to get that Zodac!
                I'm not a fan of the shoulder pauldrons or the translucent treatment on the red in general, but I really like this take someone did recently:

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                https://www.reddit.com/r/MastersOfTh...s_origins_and/

                Allegedly, just a parts swap (my favorite type of custom because of its durability, typically), but I'm not that familiar with the Classics line to figure out the recipe.

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                • MIDOR
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                  Got to admit that's a nice looking Zodac.

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