Continuing on with the Absorbing Man Wave, we have two sets to look at. Today one great and one not-so-great figure.
Jack O’Lantern is one of my favorite figures of this wave, and one of my favorite new figures for a long ways back. He has a great body, with skinny arms and legs. Jack is wearing a great outfit with lots of straps and buckles.
Even though he is a little top heavy, he has a great sculpt for the head, with flames.
He comes with a sickle, flaming broomstick, and a fire bomb. All nice touches that go well with his overall theme.
Beetle (Janice Lincoln):
Oh Beetle, what a disappointment for the wave. Clearly they wanted to reuse the wings from Wasp, and this is who they picked. A bit of a nobody, that clearly has a few loose screws. Who else would wear a head to toe body suit and then add on a dancing dress?
She is not all bad. The body sculpt is sound. They went with the mid-range female body, so she is not too skinny. The wings look great in the transparent pink. It sets her apart from Wasp. Even though the outfit is weird, it is well done. The green is nice and dark, and the pink/purple color really shines.
Up next we will finish off this wave of figures, working our way to the BAF of Absorbing Man himself. After that, the plethora of fun stuff I got on my 3 1/2 week car trip. It is so hard to decide what comes next. I am certainly leaning toward the Transformers: Titans Return line. It looks like it is going to be so much fun.