Friday, August 28, 2015

Minifigure Review: Purple Skeletor and Skeletoken from M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E. by Super7

    Over the past four days I've reviewed all four sets of figures from the new M.O.T.U.S.C.L.E. line by Super7. When I ordered my four packs of figures I wasn't expecting to get anything special in return. I was absolutely amazed when I opened my box and found the SDCC exclusive purple Skeletor with the Skeletoken and the postcard/ flyer for the promotion. At SDCC 2015 there was a very cool promotion where you were supposed to gather one of these special Skeletokens and use them to access a secret location nearby (I believe at Super7's store). After SDCC I had looked on Ebay and saw these Skeletor figures selling for some very high prices, thus I became content with never owning one. I was amazed that Super7 sent him out to me for free along with my order! What a cool thing to do for folks picking this set up! Want a short but closer look? Then join me after the break...





 The Facts:

Height: 1 7/8ths

Non-Scalper Price: Free promotional giveaway at SDCC 2015!
 * The Positives:

This is the same great Skeletor sculpt from the basic line. It's quite well detailed, has a great M.U.S.C.L.E.ish pose, and looks fabulous in purple. I think the color really helps tone down the too shiny look that the basic figures have. I really wish this toy were a grape flavored gummy that I could eat. If it tasted like grape Bonkers, I'd be amazed!


*The coin is a really fun extra. It's definitely a unique Masters of the Universe collectible. I find it ironic that it says "Thou shalt not suffer fools" on the front, however. In the Filmation series, basically everyone Skeletor hung out with was a fool.
   Consider this less of a "review" and more of a quick peak at a cool collectible. It's a neat little item and easily gets an Epic rating from me simply because it was such a cool little extra from the company. There are a few companies who seem to throw out little bones to their fans and it's nice to know that Super7 is one of those companies (other ones that I can think of are October Toys, Fantastic Plastic Toys, and Marauders, Inc.).



For the full rundown on this line, check out my other reviews of the series as well as all of my MOTUC reviews:

Masters of the Universe Classics by Mattel (2008)
Angella
Arrow
Battle Lion
Batros
Blade
Blast Attak
Callix
Castaspella
Castle Grayskull
Clamp Champ
End of Wars Weapon Pak
Extendar
Fang Man
The Fighting Foe Men
Flutterina
Galactic Protector He-Man
Galactic Protector She-Ra
Geldor
Glimmer
Goat Man
Gwildor
Horde Prime
Horde Troopers
Hover Robots
Huntara
Hydron
Icer
Karatti
King He-Man
Lizard Man
Loo-Kee and Kowl
Lord Dactus
Mantenna
Mermista
Modulok
Multi-Bot
Nepthu
Ninja Warrior/ Ninjor
Octavia
Oo-Lar
Peekablue
Plundor
Procrustus
Ram-Man
Rokkon & Stonedar
Rotar and Twistoid
Scorpia
Sea Hawk
Shokoti
Sir Laser-Lot
Sky High with Jet Sled
Snake Armor He-Man and Battle Armor King Hsss
Snake Face
Spinnerella
Spirit of Hordak
Sssqueeze
Stackable Stands
Strobo
Strong-or/ Strongarm
Tung Lashor
Two Bad
The Unnamed One

4 comments:

  1. That's putting the customer first ;) If you want to make It In most any business you have to do things like this.It keeps people happy and coming back.

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    1. Absolutely. These guys did right by me!

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  2. I probably would have bought a set just to get the Skeletoken! Haha. Oh well.

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    1. It's a really awesome little extra. I'm surprised there wasn't a Filmation episode where Skeletor tried to print his own currency.

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