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Captain Britain
10-16-2008, 12:08 PM
Check this auction out:

http://cgi.ebay.com/1-6-Medicom-Toy-The-Dark-Knight-Batman-Begins-Suit_W0QQitemZ270277307758QQihZ017QQcategoryZ2480Q QtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1713.m153.l1262

I couldn't find it mentioned anywhere else even though I did a search, but if there's already a thread devoted to it, mods please feel free to lock this thread.

The photo is obviously a scan from some catalogue. I've never seen this figure before. It's hard to tell exactly how good it is from this limited info, but it certainly looks good.

LChinoz
10-16-2008, 12:13 PM
Seen it before, I think it looks pretty good. I like the headsculpt but the body still looks off.

Spliff
10-16-2008, 02:57 PM
it's going to look just like their first fig with a different HS.

Captain Britain
01-22-2009, 04:54 PM
These are out now - studiosunny has them. Anyone got any in hand pics? Anyone actually interested in this figure?

It doesn't look as good as HT to me, but if the rubber on the suit is heavier I might be interested.

KingGrayskull
01-22-2009, 05:00 PM
Head, cape and boots look different to me... But it is a bad pic I could be wrong...

LChinoz
01-22-2009, 05:24 PM
I still really dig the headsculpt, but we shall see how everything else turned out. The medi body is too thin for the BB suit, but it works perfectly for the DK suit.

Dally
01-24-2009, 12:07 AM
I've been thinking about getting one of these since I can't find the Hot Toys OC Batman for a decent price, but I'm going to wait until I see in hand pics.

usswanker
01-24-2009, 01:36 AM
Yeah, compairing the HT Joker to the Medicom's I think its a good idea to wait for in hand pics......:lol

Thrustmaster
01-24-2009, 02:03 AM
Here are some pics from toy-word, but still in the box:

http://www.toy-world.com.hk/forum/attachments/month_0901/20090123_b2c34ba01af1e6981e2bOxEQn8Acg33Z.jpg

http://www.toy-world.com.hk/forum/viewthread.php?tid=5256&extra=page%3D1&page=6

Dally
01-24-2009, 02:24 AM
Not surprisingly he is light on accessories. I wonder how the articulation of the Medicom body is with the suit.

vodoun
01-24-2009, 02:36 AM
Why does the cowl part of the neck look like someone took scissors to it... square edges.... thats not even centered.

The suit almost has that Takara look. At least they got the belt right where the batarangs normally sit on the Hot Toys version.

Dally
01-24-2009, 02:43 AM
Maybe the head is not pushed on all the way.

freestylex06x
01-24-2009, 08:21 AM
doesn't look all that different from the first one they released in the past, disappointing

Captain Britain
01-24-2009, 05:14 PM
I've been thinking about getting one of these since I can't find the Hot Toys OC Batman for a decent price, but I'm going to wait until I see in hand pics.

Has this suddenly skyrocketed in price?

Captain Britain
01-24-2009, 05:17 PM
I've been thinking about getting one of these since I can't find the Hot Toys OC Batman for a decent price, but I'm going to wait until I see in hand pics.

Has this suddenly skyrocketed in price? I haven't checked ebay for a while, and anyway, everything looks expensive to me at the moment because of the sterling collapse.

Dally
01-24-2009, 05:18 PM
Has this suddenly skyrocketed in price?

On Ebay it has, but BBTS has the Hot Toys OC Batman for February Pre-Order at $175. I ordered one today, so I won't have to bother with the Medicom. :rock

Agen
01-30-2009, 09:12 AM
Not bad.
http://cgi.ebay.com/HOT-Medicom-RAH-Dark-Knight-Batman-1-6-12-Figure-toys_W0QQitemZ400028130683QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_De faultDomain_0?hash=item400028130683&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A2|65%3A10|39%3A1|240%3A1318#thumb

wofford29
01-30-2009, 09:16 AM
cowl sculpt looks the same to me

EVILFACE
01-30-2009, 09:21 AM
Looks good, but that face/mask sculpt is off.

Dally
01-30-2009, 10:50 AM
Not bad.
http://cgi.ebay.com/HOT-Medicom-RAH-Dark-Knight-Batman-1-6-12-Figure-toys_W0QQitemZ400028130683QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_De faultDomain_0?hash=item400028130683&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A2|65%3A10|39%3A1|240%3A1318#thumb

Not bad at all. I still prefer the HT version though.

vodoun
01-30-2009, 11:22 AM
The belt looks ace, but the saggy man boobs....

Captain Britain
01-30-2009, 06:51 PM
Is the suit made from pleather? It looks like it in the picture of his boots, plus I can see stitching.

LChinoz
01-30-2009, 07:01 PM
Is the suit made from pleather? It looks like it in the picture of his boots, plus I can see stitching.

I think parts of it are, and other parts are rubber, similar to their first release (Hot Toys also did something similar with their first release Batman Begins Batman). A lot of companies stray from full-rubber suits due to issues with deterioration and articulation. Hot Toys is bringing the full-rubber suit back though, and have improved on it immensely. How well the rubber holds up over time, we have yet to see.

All in all I think this is a nice release by Medicom, not the best, but certainly an improvement over their last BB figure. I am now officially hyped for their TDK suit Batman!

supekudx
02-05-2009, 02:45 PM
Medicom, Batman, Original Suit

http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070779001.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070831001.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070829001.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070827001.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070805001.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070857.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070842.jpg
http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq168/lydiamomo/P1070845.jpg

CristiMAN
02-05-2009, 02:51 PM
it looks a bit off... Next to HT second Begins version it looks loke crap...

Cap'n Cook
02-05-2009, 03:04 PM
So........awful...........

vodoun
02-05-2009, 03:12 PM
The cape looks like HT BB v1 rigidness. Or the cape looks totally out of scale... The figures looks like an action man toy...

The belt looks pretty good under certain lighting conditions, like pics 5 and 6, more so 6. I also get the impression they've given the figure giant black Superman thongs!

Dally
02-05-2009, 03:21 PM
It might be the flash, but the suit looks way too shiny and the belt looks too yellow.

Captain Britain
02-05-2009, 03:54 PM
Thanks for the pictures - pass.

I hate being tempted by a favourite outfit/ character even when I know the figure's no good.

jinwolves
02-05-2009, 05:09 PM
i felt that Takara batman still the best except for its body

Captain Britain
02-06-2009, 02:28 AM
i felt that Takara batman still the best except for its body

That's a pretty big exception. But I agree, the Takara is still a fun figure to own.

aussieinnyc
02-06-2009, 02:35 AM
I just don't get the love for the Takara - one of the best things, visually, about the original costume is the sleek lines of the cowl and the imposing neck, and the Takara breaks them up. About the only thing I can see that I like better on it is the way the cape drapes, but in certain light it looks really see-through.

Those latest pics of the Medicom version are not pretty either. It has that slightly stylized approach which, while I understand, I don't like it. Plus the body looks a little scrawny.

intothevoid
02-06-2009, 03:43 AM
I can't believe anyone could even consider the Takara or Medicom versions to be better than the HT Original Suit... to me there's no comparison whatsoever. HT smashed it out of the park no question. Batman in BB is supposed to look imposing and huge. Neither the Takara nor the Medicom versions portray that at all.

Grange Wallis
02-06-2009, 03:55 AM
Medicom... stop raping your customers!

freestylex06x
02-06-2009, 11:54 AM
man i remember last summer when i first got into the 1/6 figure scene and didn't know much about medicom or hot toys. i had medicom dark knight figures on pre ordered but changed my mind. i am so glad i did.

EVILFACE
02-06-2009, 11:57 AM
I just don't get the love for the Takara - one of the best things, visually, about the original costume is the sleek lines of the cowl and the imposing neck, and the Takara breaks them up. About the only thing I can see that I like better on it is the way the cape drapes, but in certain light it looks really see-through.

Those latest pics of the Medicom version are not pretty either. It has that slightly stylized approach which, while I understand, I don't like it. Plus the body looks a little scrawny.

After owning it, he is a great figure, but I didn't like the neck joint and he had big ass tennis shoes instead of boots. Oh and his hands didn't stay in.

IrishJedi
02-06-2009, 12:35 PM
I flipped my Takara the moment that HT announced their V2 figure and haven't regretted that for a second.

This new Medicom one is another FAIL.

Darkseed
02-06-2009, 02:21 PM
I flipped my Takara the moment that HT announced their V2 figure and haven't regretted that for a second.

This new Medicom one is another FAIL.

I agree on all accounts :D

Although I still have Takara Bats and both HT TDK Bats, nothing comes close to HT TDK Original Suit Bats.....Simply an awesome fig. The new Medicom Bats is an easy pass.....

Captain Britain
02-06-2009, 03:34 PM
I flipped my Takara the moment that HT announced their V2 figure and haven't regretted that for a second.

This new Medicom one is another FAIL.

I agree that the HT V2 figure is superb - one of the greatest figures ever. But the Tak is a great Batman figure, just like the HT 2 in 1 Superman is a great Superman figure even if it doesn't look much like Routh. I flipped the Tak then bought it again because I missed it!

I'd be interested to see which suit deteriorates first, the Tak or the HT.

intothevoid
02-06-2009, 08:26 PM
is it a 100% given that the rubber suits will deteriorate over time? Even if they're kept in stable temperature all year round and not posed much etc.

EVILFACE
02-06-2009, 08:29 PM
I flipped my Takara the moment that HT announced their V2 figure and haven't regretted that for a second.

This new Medicom one is another FAIL.

I did too. Funny, I got him for 165 like everyone else when BBTS offered em up and then sold him for 225 when HT showed their new one :chew

pamorn
02-06-2009, 11:29 PM
looks disgusting imo

jinwolves
02-07-2009, 03:23 AM
HT batman is excellent by its paint work, but i think that their batman head dun looks accurate at all. i felt that if takara batman head is painted by JC Hong, it will not lose to HT batman. and also medicom really improved their head sculpt but just that the costume made the overall look too boyish. Is just my own opinion. :)