The Worst Action Figure Ever?
Posted 30 April 2004 - 09:44 AM
Posted 05 May 2004 - 04:01 PM
Posted 05 May 2004 - 04:55 PM
Posted 13 May 2005 - 11:23 PM
Worst as a collector: Resarus Orgg figure. I want one. I want one REALLY EFFING BAD. REALLY REALLLY BAD... but I cannot find one. Not a single one on the 'net, via ordering, or ANYWHERE. I hates my precious Orgg figure. I hates it, I do!
(*I can't find an image of the figure. However, here's a sculpture that is similar to the designs showed off... [url=http://kim_sculptor.home.comcast.net/gallery/orgg.html])
Oh! I found a simi-decent picture of the figure in a lineup! It's the one in the middle...
Edited by theorgg, 13 May 2005 - 11:46 PM.
And you are here, with them, as so many specks of sand.
Posted 11 July 2005 - 12:38 PM
it's just nature.
Posted 15 July 2005 - 10:10 PM
And while the street sharks in general were stupid and utterly forgettable, when you turn one into a killer whale, give it an enormous pimply tongue and call it MOBY LICK, well then you've got one steaming pile of concept sitting right there on your TV. And when they eventually made the figure to correspond with this unfortunate character, they gave him a small nob on his head which makes his gross lumpy tongue twirl and pulsate like some sort of Spencer Gifts pleasure device. See a picture here: http://www.virtualto...reetsharks.html
Posted 18 July 2005 - 09:13 AM
i had this hotwheels motorcycle thing, that had that moby lick guy as the driver, and i loved it... lost it... but loved it.
there's something about a killer whale eating the heads off of your army men that just can't be beat.
and knobs just suck. period.
Posted 28 July 2005 - 11:57 AM
Posted 11 January 2006 - 10:47 AM
Posted 11 January 2006 - 04:27 PM
I now vote for Dr. Fate
Which one, though? He's had many made over the years, and personally he's a favorite of mine (or used to be when I still tended to read the big comic companies). The Super Powers figure was nice and pretty good, although the more recent fancy DC Direct figure has a bit of a drag queen look and a problem keeping his mask on. The JLU figure is quite good though, in my opinion. I was disappointed with the DC Direct one though, despite his multiple masks and so forth, because for some reason they decided to make his face look so weirdly made-up and furthermore only made the mask shiny, with the rest of his accessories not-shiny. Hmm.
As for my personal vote of most awful action figure, I'd have to say the first Riker produced by the Playmates series of Star Trek figures is probably one of the worst figures I ever owned. He's battle-damaged for some bizarre reason and rather unposable. Although Playmates figures were generally pretty good in terms of being solid and yet playable, and coming with a lot of neat accessories to boot (that usually the figures could actually hold and use, gasp and shock!), they did produce more than a few clunkers in the TMNT and Star Trek lines. Apparently the Deep Space Nine line wasn't quite as inspiring, and the Voyager line was just awful, which I can personally attest to.
I always loved He-Man and She-Ra and still do, to this day. However, there were a few bad figures in that bunch, too. Stridor was bad enough, barely posable with his legs and a very few other features posable. You could also barely fit any of the figures inside him to sit. Sadly some other figures had actually less articulation and managed to be more important characters though, like Battle Cat and Spirit/Swift Wind, which were basically just statues for the characters to try and ride. Good luck with She-Ra, because her legs didn't spread enough to really ride her horse, although perhaps this was a good idea on retrospect. At least Swiftie and Battle Cat were useful though, and you could transform them with the addition of a few accessories. Stridor though, good luck. The episode he appeared in was surprisingly quite good, although his inclusion seemed a bit tokenish, but it's really unlikely he could be worked into your play very smoothly. No matter how you did it, it would seem like he was a token inclusion again.
As an adult I've got more than my share of really bad toys though, and I think the DC Direct line is one of the biggest offenders. It wouldn't be so bad if they weren't so expensive, but some are just awful. Plenty of figures in the line are great, so it makes it even worse when one is a stinker. Unfortunately the Daniel figure is one of the worst in terms of playability I've ever seen, with almost no articulation and nothing really useful in terms of accessories. I'm not even a Sandman fan, but when I got the opportunity to actually play around with this figure, I thought 'what's the point?' It's one thing when you can't find points of articulation to include in a figure without destroying its design, but this was a case of them just not even trying. The sculpts of DC Direct are usually pretty good (but not always!), but the playability varies from very playable to not playable at all. I wish they'd implement some sort of quality control on that, because some people do still buy action figures to play with them! And there's no point in calling them action figures if you can't do anything with them, is there?
Posted 22 April 2006 - 10:43 AM
Posted 22 April 2006 - 07:59 PM
Here are some pics. It took me a while to find them. I'm suprised anyone else would remember or even know what they are.
Edited by Universal Ruler Supreme, 22 April 2006 - 08:01 PM.
Posted 10 May 2006 - 10:39 PM
I certainly wouldn't mind having a Melissa Milano or that Piper chick figure, as long as they were anatomically correct and fully poseable.
Did someone say the "Charmed" figures yet?
Posted 17 October 2006 - 04:13 PM
Edited by The Ace, 17 October 2006 - 04:14 PM.
Posted 24 October 2006 - 10:58 AM
Posted 07 September 2007 - 06:39 AM
Not an action figure, but these are the worst looking things I've ever seen in my life....
Posted 09 September 2007 - 02:27 PM
Posted 10 September 2007 - 01:54 PM
Posted 01 October 2007 - 09:13 PM
Pretty bad? These are the worst things I have ever seen. Kermit looks like they found him dead like 5 weeks too late.
And Animal looks like a bad version of Yosimite Sam!
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