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Old 05-30-2017, 01:01 PM   #11
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Doesn't look like it at all.

It's clearly spawning from the base and looping around her.
Too bad, would be an original idea
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Old 05-30-2017, 02:45 PM   #12
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is that Phoenix Fawkes?
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Old 05-30-2017, 02:45 PM   #13
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I stand by my statement of this looks too much like the Jean we already have. And it's too much like the previewed Storm base with the swirling element.

Have the base be Dark Phoenix be crushing a planet/sun with fire talons while the rest of the statue is just the rest of her looking badass. IMO for this piece to be great, I don't think you need a huge fire bird, I think you just need to show her power. I mean, even the bird looks tiny and non-imposing in the previewed image.

For Jean collectors, to have her green, kinder form have the huge bird while next to it, the Dark Phoenix has a much smaller bird would be silly.

All I know --for certain -- this piece needs a portrait with John Byrne
No..it doesn't. Trust me on this. Completely different in fact.

Secondly, you don't have to show her power by literally having her talons hold a planet (which would cost about $10,000 to do). How about...having her portraits do all the expression and talking? This needs a demonic, wild expressive portrait...IMO.
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Old 05-30-2017, 03:38 PM   #14
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the only way I'd be happy is if they actually encased dark phoenix INSIDE a clear resin flame bird. The effect outside of her to me looks likes she's riding a wave
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Old 05-30-2017, 03:43 PM   #15
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I think there was a custom DP done similar to what you want G...and it wasn't that impressive IMO.
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Old 05-30-2017, 03:46 PM   #16
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Really? I love to see it. I trust you opinion though if you say it wasn't impressive.

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I think there was a custom DP done similar to what you want G...and it wasn't that impressive IMO.
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:07 PM   #17
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Wasn't there a heroclix version of DP engulfed by the flame bird? Might be impossible to do in 1:4.

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Old 05-30-2017, 04:23 PM   #18
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I saw that one. but it's tiny. It might be difficult to do in 1:4 scale. Meh.
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:25 PM   #19
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All these leaks and I'm surprised no one has shown Ice Man or Scarlet Witch.
It exists?

Yes! I need an XM Iceman and Colossus.
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:31 PM   #20
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No..it doesn't. Trust me on this. Completely different in fact.

Secondly, you don't have to show her power by literally having her talons hold a planet (which would cost about $10,000 to do). How about...having her portraits do all the expression and talking? This needs a demonic, wild expressive portrait...IMO.
I would hardly call a flame base that has a fire bird up around the character's head a :complete difference" than what we have. AND I'm curious to know what material they will make said bird out of.

It goes without saying that you need to get the possessed nature of Dark Phoenix to be shown through the portrait, but a "wild expressively portrait" could be very out of character if they show her screaming or being manic.

She's always been a fierce, but not over the top in her facial expression. She just slaughtered people and had a wicked big smile while doing it.
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