He's now sporting shoes instead of boots. Sign up to get news and offers from Mattel's family of brands. Honky Tonk Man The only Flashback figure in series 21. As such, I skipped his initial Elite figures both from series 4 and settled for the. Aside from that I'd like to see his camo attire with green boots and an angry face sculpt. How about correcting his boots? I think those are the only ones I need.
John Cena This seems like a really odd choice. Kane A new Big Red Monster and I think it's safe to assume it'll be the same figure we saw in series 19 albeit with a slight deco change to include the red flames on the left leg instead of the multi-colored flames that appear on the E19 figure's right leg. The rumored promotion has been linked to popular independent wrestlers Cody Rhodes, Kenny Omega, the Young Bucks known collectively as The Elite and Tony Khan—longtime wrestling fan, member of the billionaire Khan family and co-owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars. As I understand it Punk's Elite figures are becoming increasingly more expensive due to the amount of paint apps required for his body art which he keeps adding to. If that is the case, I hope they mold it in a way which allows him to hold a microphone in a convincing manner. I sold off a few last Summer and kept my , the and the.
Earlier this year, All In: Zero Hour, the pre-show to the record-setting All In pay-per-view that drew over 10,000 fans,. Just change the deco on his tights? I also hosted my own Podcast, The PodNasty Wrestling Podcast. It is possible that they might join if it actually gets up and running, but are not slated to participate in the new promotion from the very start. What I'm more concerned with is whether or not this will be a straight redeco of her basic figure or will she get double-jointed knees like Elizabeth and the male figures did. I've been a pro wrestling columnist and video blogger for a leading national sports website since 2010. Both figures use the new Cena sculpt that debuted in series 17. But if The Elite bets on itself to launch an entire promotion, these working relationships may undergo a ceasefire as pro wrestling promotions splinter away from one another in preparation for an industry-wide arms race.
Also, his boots should be glossy. I'd like to see her , but will accept the , too. Sure, he has his trademark Cobra. Yeah, so, starting with series 20 would be a better idea. I'm glad they used a new, douchey-smile headscan. We care about your privacy and want you to be informed about our practices.
What can they do with him really that they haven't already done? Never before have there been more high-profile independent promotions drawing money on this scale. Damien Sandow Holy crap, am I eager for this one! If he were to do that, wrestlers from around the world may want in on it, looking to find a new home. I've revised it to cover E20 now. I may still pick this one up, though. . I think he's a sure buy for me.
Part of the current boom period for independent wrestling is the willingness of various talent to compete for several different promotions. I really can't wait for this release, but I'd be lying if I said I wasn't nervous about this one. The funny thing is it wouldn't even be that difficult for them to make him properly with existing parts! Styles, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, and Shinsuke Nakamura. Ever since series 10's Show, Mattel has resorted to simply painting his lower legs black and adding enormous in terms of width to him in order to recreate his current tall boots and pads look. The Elite could be launching a wrestling promotion.
These were posted last week on so credit for the reveals goes to them. She will be sporting her plaid outfit, but no clue to what color it will be. But it's the same attire as the first figure. There was speculation that current free agents Jim Ross and Chris Jericho were going to be with the new promotion, but that has been blown out of proportion. I'm quite happy with , moreso since acquiring an alternate head, so this will more than likely be a pass for me. I doubt he'll include another welder mask, more than likely a tag title belt if any.
I grabbed a spare Elite Undertaker and did a little bit of kitbashing, replacing Show's legs from the knees down with Taker's and adding some Triple H knee pads. Up until now his boots have been too short. And while we're at it, how about given him accurate knee pads? I'd really like to see an updated version with and a smiling face. I hated him when he was Prince Albert and he's not doing much for me now. I think Sandow is fantastically entertaining both in the ring and on the mic and seeing as we're getting an updated Cody in series 20, we'll have Rhodes Scholars on the shelf by the Summer. I am curious to see if he'll get his whole entrance attire, though.