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Old 08-22-2019, 04:28 PM   #841
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Wow, now that she has all this legal backstory is having her on display considered an act of public domain sovereignty??
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Old 08-22-2019, 06:21 PM   #842
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Ah ah!



Oui, très épanouie.

But since this thread was intellectualized, when I look at her, I now think about

Le penseur de Rodin.

Both are thinking, but what are they thinking...

He is thinking...’wonder what I should use for toilet paper?’
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Old 08-22-2019, 07:11 PM   #843
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Right or wrong, that’s why ERB is playing the trademark card.
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They’re betting no one will challenge them in court. So far, they’re right.
ERB estate is pretty good at this and they've been doing it a long time.
You can get away with reproducing the original novels as they are public domain.
You can get away with adapting the original novels into new media forms. Dynamite did this when they did the Lord of the Jungle and Warlord of Mars comic series.
ERB couldn't do anything but stomp their feet publicly.
In the end, both sides came to a licensing agreement instead and Dynamite got the Tarzan and John Carter licenses.
But the characters are all individually trademarked as well. And that lasts forever.

Disney did much of the work in this regard and ERB estate know they have the backing of one of the richest companies on Earth who fight these legal cases until the end of time.
Many of Sideshow's licenses are Disney. They aren't going to get in a fight with the ERB estate over this.
I'm surprised they tried to get away with it to begin with.
Maybe they thought ERB only cared about the Tarzan trademark and wouldn't call them on this statue.
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Old 08-23-2019, 03:58 PM   #844
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All this talk about some boulders....



Just gimme Dejah already SS!
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Old 08-25-2019, 05:45 PM   #845
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This thread has too many words....



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Old 08-25-2019, 06:02 PM   #846
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Well that sorted that out
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:05 PM   #847
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Ii'm waiting for in hand pics. I don't believe this paint job works in the production item
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:11 PM   #848
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Ii'm waiting for in hand pics. I don't believe this paint job works in the production item
It's gonna be a while for that...but keep the faith brother we live in hope
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:37 PM   #849
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That facial expression is the reason why I pre-ordered.
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Old 08-25-2019, 07:56 PM   #850
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Ii'm waiting for in hand pics. I don't believe this paint job works in the production item
I will be amazed if the factory comes close to proto. I'm assuming the skin tone will be a single shade of color, over which they'll perform a quick second darker skin shade here and there, like they did with Aspen.

Depending on the factory used, they'll either place a ton of effort into the portrait paint app, or miss the mark massively.

I wouldn't consider this piece until in hand images surface. I wouldn't even trust the Sideshow out of the box video when it appears, as the out of the box piece never has issues

There are those that order knowing they can return the piece. Receiving a piece, then returning the piece takes time & effort.
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