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Dark Crystal Skeksis figures: Before the next ice age please

Discussion in 'Fantasy Worlds' started by beaker, Oct 30, 2003.

  1. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    I am puzzled...we have Christmas Story, Cheech and Chong, Animal House,
    Rocky Horror, Saturday Night Live, Big Trouble In Little China, DragonsLair, etc figures...but still in 2003: NO Dark Crystal figures???(and no those lame 12" Kira and Jen sideshow things dont count)

    We know Dark Crystal figures wouldnt be ending up in no 50% discount bin...especially if they looked like this fan made prototype:
    http://rebootilicious.rbcorner.com/Muppets/Rufus/Rufus.jpg

    Please please tell me a company will have Dark Crystal prototypes at Toy Fair 2004 in February.
  2. PiggyLover13

    PiggyLover13 New Member

    omg definatly not! oh that is awsome! i would buy a dark crystal set definatly! wow your right if a fan can make this good he/she should be the one designing toys! that is sooo cool!
  3. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Well, toyfair is coming up...any chance we might finally see skeksis figures coming?
  4. Fozzie

    Fozzie New Member

    To be honest, I never really liked Dark Crystal although that figure does look cool!
  5. Cap Backfire

    Cap Backfire New Member

    That does it!!!

    Seeing this guys prototype/ ameteur fig makes me want to stop producing my own for my collections... That thing is AWESOME!!!

    Actually this makes me wanna try even harder. Awesome job whoever you are... Even though Nekkid Skeksis will be giving me a nightmare for several weeks. :concern: :o :eek:
  6. jtatooine

    jtatooine New Member

    Because of those 12" figures not selling well, no retailers want to carry decent Dark Crystal figures. So blame Sideshow for ruining it for everybody.
  7. Cap Backfire

    Cap Backfire New Member

    I blame everyone!!!

    I can't blame Sideshow-they put out a helluva product. But then again, I didn't buy any of em cause of the price tag. I sure woulda bought the heck outta some action figures though... The new news-post on on the home page about Labarynth and Dark Crystal stuff being made soon. I hope that this product sells well (odds are I'll be buying that stuff too) so that we might see an action figure line someday. I'm still having nightmares about that Nekkid Skeksis though... I gotta go take a nap while the suns up.
  8. jtatooine

    jtatooine New Member

    I was only kidding about blaming them. But I don't think the 12" sold very well.
  9. jediX

    jediX Active Member

    They sure sold here -- I bought one of the 7 or so sets my Media Play had and they were sold out within a week or two.
  10. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

  11. EleganceLiberty

    EleganceLiberty New Member

    Actually, wouldn't a Skeksis figure be plausible IF someone released smaller sized 'Dark Crystal' figures? >.>

    Just a thought. ^_^;
  12. Jeffboy

    Jeffboy New Member

    I found some resin models...

    Take a look at these:

    Skeksis

    Mystic

    The paint job they did on the Skeksis is pretty good, but still, they look kinda, well, generic. They don't actually look like characters... :confused:

    Being a plushmaker, I'm considering making a semi-big Mystic plush in the future...

    -Jeff
  13. Verona

    Verona New Member

    I don't see them! :mad:
  14. KermieBaby47

    KermieBaby47 Well-Known Member

    Old, old links. That guy hasn't been to MC for 2 and a half years.

    Now you've got me wanting to see those pictures too!
    :)
  15. Laszlo

    Laszlo Member

    I have 5 different Skeksis figures in my collection :)
    Plus 2 Skeksis heads.
  16. LadyVader

    LadyVader New Member

    figures how? When? Where????
  17. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Plan B toys-Dark Crystal busts-last year.
    Also, Pinnacle Products(Grenadier Models) made lead figures in 1982.
  18. Verona

    Verona New Member

    Oooh come on Lazlo! Show us the figures! :cry:
  19. FuzzMonkey

    FuzzMonkey New Member

    Yeah, I would like to see them also. If you made them yourself, I know they are incredible. Did you ever finish the Hoggle figure? And where can I find an updated page with all of your projects?
  20. Laszlo

    Laszlo Member

    Yes Hoggle is completed!
    You can see my new stuff here:
    http://skulpturen.deviantart.com/gallery/

    Thanks for looking!


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