The Merchandise Thread

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Godzilla 1986 » Fri May 10, 2019 11:40 am

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UltramanGoji wrote:I'm failing to see what's so cheesy about it, it's just a picture of the 1964 suit.

Reminds me of this attitude I see from certain fans where they almost treat the older films as a curiosity best kept out of the public eye.

Kind of agree with this, which was my point. You and I, we see the 1964 suit. Joe Blow and Jane Wayne, casually shopping on a Tuesday morning sees a guy in a unattractive rubber suit with bad photoshop going GRRR ARRRR!! with his arms raised. This covers brings to mind every stereotype this genre of film has suffered for the last 40 years. Pick a photo from 1954; nearly every stock shot is somber, attractive yet conveys the character properly and doesn't look "fake" or like a cheap special effect. Or an actual poster, like the 1984 advance sheet, or hell, use the KOTM B poster for a nice promotion. Something that makes Godzilla look INTERESTING, not like a joke.
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Postby Mr_Goji_and_Watch » Fri May 10, 2019 11:41 am

If only they had something epic as f*ck like this on the cover
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Nathus214 » Fri May 10, 2019 12:00 pm

Dude that's so cool! So fre*king epic!
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Talk about a reaction.


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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Mr_Goji_and_Watch » Fri May 10, 2019 12:36 pm

Godzilla 1986 wrote:Pick a photo from 1954; nearly every stock shot is somber, attractive yet conveys the character properly and doesn't look "fake" or like a cheap special effect.


Have you seen any of the stock photos of 1954 recently? Nearly all of them with Godzilla front and center have the googly eyes, or that one tiny reference model shopped onto a backdrop.
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The whole point of the Life magazine cover is to reference the silly b-movie marketing the 60's films got in America, and how what most people would consider outdated is getting a new Hollywood treatment.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Godzilla 1986 » Fri May 10, 2019 12:52 pm

I said NEARLY. I’m aware of the more cheestastic shots 1954 has. That second one actually, the full shot, is pretty badass. But no, I get what you’re saying, and if that’s what they were shooting for then good, it works. I just personally feel they could have picked a better shot to use.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Mon May 13, 2019 8:04 am

Does anyone have a comparison shot of the 2014 Bandai Japan Godzilla vinyl with the new 2019 Ghidorah vinyl?
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Postby Godzillian » Mon May 13, 2019 8:08 am

Maverick Centigrade wrote:Does anyone have a comparison shot of the 2014 Bandai Japan Godzilla vinyl with the new 2019 Ghidorah? vinyl?

I can get one for you later today
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Postby Maverick Centigrade » Mon May 13, 2019 8:21 am

Godzillian wrote:
Maverick Centigrade wrote:Does anyone have a comparison shot of the 2014 Bandai Japan Godzilla vinyl with the new 2019 Ghidorah? vinyl?

I can get one for you later today


I'd appreciate that, thank you.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Sonic » Mon May 13, 2019 8:28 am

Spoiler:
I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Smuggers » Mon May 13, 2019 8:35 am

Sonic wrote:
Spoiler:
I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...

Don't get your hopes up.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Mon May 13, 2019 8:44 am

Sonic wrote:
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I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...


Yeah I don't think there's any chance for that. Surely we'd know of any future plans by now. Jakks has dished out all they're doing. Bandai Japan as well, and Bandai America is doing nothing. NECA won't even make goddamn Ghidorah so there's no skreeonking way they'll spend dough on brand new sculpts for monsters that are seen for a grand total of 15-30 seconds.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby _JNavs_ » Mon May 13, 2019 8:49 am

Maverick Centigrade wrote:
Sonic wrote:
Spoiler:
I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...


Yeah I don't think there's any chance for that. Surely we'd know of any future plans by now. Jakks has dished out all they're doing. Bandai Japan as well, and Bandai America is doing nothing. NECA won't even make goddamn Ghidorah so there's no skreeonking way they'll spend dough on brand new sculpts for monsters that are seen for a grand total of 15-30 seconds.

It's funny since, most Godzilla fans know the more obscure kaiju tend to sell much better. I wish NECA had a wave of the ones they missed.

Like Kong, Skull Crawlers, MUTOs, and whatever excess Kaiju are left post KOTM.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Sonic » Mon May 13, 2019 10:17 am

Smuggers wrote:
Sonic wrote:
Spoiler:
I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...

Don't get your hopes up.

I mean theres always a chance... maybe even a plush toy.

I can see all the titans in the movie getting a figure eventually.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Godzillian » Mon May 13, 2019 10:19 am

Sonic wrote:
Smuggers wrote:
Sonic wrote:
Spoiler:
I hope we get some merchandise for the mammoth titan...

Don't get your hopes up.

I mean theres always a chance... maybe even a plush toy.

I can see all the titans in the movie getting a figure eventually.

Spoiler:
They'll make a small Gashopon if anything
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Greyshot151 » Mon May 13, 2019 10:33 am

Guys, quoting a spoiler is just as bad as posting it yourself so don't continue or I will warn everyone.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby ebirah_scampi » Mon May 13, 2019 11:40 am

Spoiler:
We didn't even get figures for the MUTOs, and they were the main antagonists of their film and had more screen time than Godzilla himself. We're definitely not getting figures for some original designs that basically amount to cameo roles with less than a minute of screentime each.

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby Maverick Centigrade » Tue May 14, 2019 5:09 am

Godzillian wrote:
Maverick Centigrade wrote:Does anyone have a comparison shot of the 2014 Bandai Japan Godzilla vinyl with the new 2019 Ghidorah? vinyl?

I can get one for you later today


Any luck on that picture mate? :lol:
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