MOTU Classics-Icarius

Icarius was also known as Flipshot in the New Adventures of He-Man.I can’t front,i just found that out a couple of days ago.I was aware of the old cartoon,just not a huge fan of it.Everytime i look at this figure on display,it reminds me of Turbo Man from the Schwarzenegger Christmas film.Not a knock at all as this is one of the coolest figures i own!It’s figures like this that make collectors want to hunt down more of these MOTU Classics gems.I used to see these online alot and say to myself that i’d never own any,because of the fact that they were so pricey and only accessible through a subscription.Props to Big Lots and MATTEL for making them available to the general public and at a great low price.Even if i’m not able to pick up any other figures from the line,i’m happy to own the few that i have now.

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Masters “Classics” – Big Lots

Call me cheap,but when i first laid eyes on  this Orko “Classics” figure at my local Big Lots i said to myself “self,10 bucks is too much for an Orko figure.” I mean i wouldn’t shell out 10 for an original.Then i took a peek inside and realised that not only did it include a cool(and hopefully functioning) stand ,but lying at the bottom of the packaging  was a fully articulated Prince Adam figure!Kind of  an odd way to package a figure imo.So 10 bucks for two figs and a stand warranted the purchase .Now i am the proud owner of my first ever MOTU Classics action figures ;)I’ve stated before how i wasn’t the biggest fan of the uprightedness of these figures.Tonight i’ll mess around with the Prince Adam figure a bit  to see if  it changes my mind.

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