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~ Spooky Ultraman ~

By frankmac

3 months ago

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“Spooky Ultraman In or Out”

  • IN 155 votes
  • OUT 196 votes

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Post #370 Offer to assist Spooky solve order issues from someone with skill. Posted by TechnicalSteam (3 months ago)

Post #743 Spooky podcast interview July 12, 2021 Posted by ZMeny (3 months ago)

Post #1315 Math on build dates. Posted by Morinack (3 months ago)

Post #1527 Link to Franchi podcast Posted by manadams (87 days ago)

Post #1868 Still a few CEs available with distributors. Posted by KingPinGames (66 days ago)

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#644 3 months ago
Quoted from RikeIsland:

This will be my outfit every day until I get my machine.
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so... you ordered a halloween BSE?

#648 3 months ago

SpookyCharlie or SpookyLuke or SpookyBug
can you confirm that the toppers with the CEs will come un-attached to the games this time around with the option for those of us with low ceiling to not have to disassemble and remove them?

#661 3 months ago
Quoted from RC_like_the_cola:

I can see that from their side. With it attached, they know it is stable and will arrive intact.

not really. mine for my R&M arrived broken (in 2 spots) and the shipping box looked fine.

#687 3 months ago
Quoted from Tres:

Picked up a couple of variant edition comics from my local comic store. I went in not expecting them to have any. Check stores in your area before buying online.
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attempted to do this today. found one store that had the B variant cover but they wanted $25 for the issue. found it online for $3.59 so I purchased a few copies to justify the shipping costs

#704 3 months ago
Quoted from Frax:

Got a link?
I went to our biggest local place yesterday, they only had 2 copies of the normal cover. Sigh.

$3.59 plus shipping

#748 3 months ago
Quoted from Rascal_H:

How did you do it?

I'm going to bet that the process was similar to this

#891 3 months ago
Quoted from Aeolus7:

Okay, getting more into the theme now. I’ve watched a couple of episodes of the original series, now I’m trying to sort through the Matt Frank cover art for Ultraman. It’s Rise of Ultraman #4 and Trials of Ultraman #1, correct?!

the artwork used on the ultraman back glass is the surprise variant for trials of ultraman #4

#895 3 months ago

I believe that arthur adams also penned the original cover for trials of ultraman #4
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#922 3 months ago

can someone explain what UKR is an abbreviation for?

I can understand HWN (halloween) and UBS (ultraman blood suckers), and UCE (ultraman collector's edition), but UKR has me baffled

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#1878 64 days ago

I picked up the following s.h.figuarts that may make their way as a diorama near my CE
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#2176 29 days ago
Quoted from UltraPeepi:

I was so sad Ultraman was not in the movie.

yeah, that was a missed mark on a couple of fronts given that the [ultraman] power-up was time based and limited to 3 minutes (in the book).
a quick search reveals why this happened the way that it did

Ernest Cline: “When I went to Japan it was hard to tell the Japanese fans that Ultraman wasn’t going to be in the movie. That was not because anybody withheld the rights from us. The company that owned Ultraman, Tsuburaya, was excited, but they were having a lawsuit with another company over the foreign rights to Ultraman.

“Because of this lawsuit, neither one of them could give us a clear chain of title to the character. Even though they both desperately wanted Ultraman to be part of a Steven Spielberg movie. Just because of the timing it couldn’t happen.”


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