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NEW PRODUCT: POPTOYS: 1/6 Queen Elizabeth I Single & Deluxe Edition & War Horse (EX027)

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Stryker2011

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POPTOYS EX027 1/6 Queen Elizabeth Single Movie Edition / Deluxe Edition / War Horse
Note: More than 95% of the armor is made of metal.
Note: Over 95% armor made of metal


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Underwear*1
Chain armor*1
Cloak*1
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A Movie Ver. List:
Head*1
Body*1
Hands*4
Undershirt*1
Hauberk*1
Cloak*1
Plate armor
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Cuisse
Figure stand*1

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Underwear*1
Chain armor*1
Cloak*1
Helmet*1
Plate arm armor arm shield *1
Banner*1
Spear flagpole*1
Cross length 劒*1
Long scabbard *1
Bundle frame*1
Bracket*1

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Head*1
Body*1
Hands*4
Undershirt*1
Hauberk*1
Cloak*1
Helmet*1
Plate armor
Arm armors
Cuisse
Shield*1
Flag*1
Flagpole*1
Cross sword*1
Scabbard*1
Armor stand*1
Figure stand*1

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C horse:
White styling horse*1
Horse mat *1
Leather saddle and harness *1

C War Horse List:
White war horse
Brown leather cloth
Leather saddle and harness

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JohnByng


This looks great! Fantasy of course, but nice!

Ovy

Ovy
Now that's one cool badass Queen of  Metal (95%). I like fantasy armor that would work and make sense if replicated.

I wonder what Elizabeth II would look like. I imagine her in her Royal army uniform with fur coated Union Jack cape and golden jeweled Tommy helmet crown, hip shooting a bren gun (or two Tommyguns, Deluxe version only) riding on top of a Churchill tank (Deluxe version only, includes handsome ripped shirt ripped  Philipp).
And don't forget the holy handgrenade.

Or maybe I just spent too much time with Postapocalyptic ideas.

shazzdan

shazzdan
It is from the movie: Elizabeth: the Golden Age. As a reproduction of the movie costume it is pretty good.

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The head sculpt is a pretty good likeness of Cate Blanchett. It would make a decent LOTR Galadriel. Versatility is what I look for in these products.


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GubernatorFan

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I agree, the head sculpt is a very good likeness of the actress. Of course now I want "the other one" too, Helen Mirren. Smile


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PitViper

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Agree, the head sculpt does capture Ms. Blanchettt's facial features quite nicely. Like Shazzdan mentioned, it could also be bashed very easily into LotR's Galadriel. A good job by PopToys indeed.


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skywalkersaga

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I have no use for any of it, but I want the headsculpt so bad! That's the best Cate Blanchett sculpt I've seen, from what I can recall at least. It would also go well with the Robin Hood they put out recently. Hope I can somehow find that sculpt on its own at some point. 

And LOL, Ovy.... would like to see a scene like that in The Crown. Laughing


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Stryker2011

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I never saw the movie, but I know she gave a rousing speech to her troops at Tilbury dressed in a white gown and a silver breastplate (clearly this is a bit more complex than that). From the looks of the images, it looks like she actually rode into battle (which, of course, never happened). This does look pretty nice as a representation of Cate from the movie, though I wouldn't worry too much about using this for a Galadriel, since Asmus has already teased theirs. It would be nice to get the Deluxe version of this with the horse (but the horse alone is around $150, and doesn't look all that great -- though I do like the tack). Might just settle for the Deluxe version sans mount.


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blackpool

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Just for the headsculpt I'm in!

Stryker2011

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skywalkersaga wrote:I have no use for any of it, but I want the headsculpt so bad! That's the best Cate Blanchett sculpt I've seen, from what I can recall at least. It would also go well with the Robin Hood they put out recently. Hope I can somehow find that sculpt on its own at some point. 

And LOL, Ovy.... would like to see a scene like that in The Crown. Laughing

That’s a good idea to make Maid Marion. Seems most want the head sculpt for something. Although the armor is based on a movie, I think they did an amazing job with it — though I always wonder why it has to be metal and not just plastic — either way, it’s a gorgeous figure.


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blackpool

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Exactly my idea, she'll do a perfect Marianne/Marion for the recent Robin Hood (even if middle age dresses are not legion in the hobby, I'm still struggling to find something decent for my Sansa Stark)

skywalkersaga

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Yes, blackpool, I agree, there is a sad dearth of well-made historical dresses and gowns in general for this hobby. And it's not that they can't make such things -- Hot Toys did Belle's gown from the recent BatB, for instance -- so there isn't really an excuse. But it's very frustrating. One either has to either put something together oneself or commission something. It would be nice if there could be a 'range' of historical clothing from different eras specifically for female figures. I really like the recent outfits made for the Peggy Carter figure, for instance. Want to see more stuff like that, but for even earlier eras.


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Stryker2011 wrote:I never saw the movie, but I know she gave a rousing speech to her troops at Tilbury dressed in a white gown and a silver breastplate (clearly this is a bit more complex than that). From the looks of the images, it looks like she actually rode into battle (which, of course, never happened).

Indeed, it is one of the best speeches ever composed in the English language (Elizabeth did have a gift for speeches, which were apparently her own). But not only did she not actually charge into battle (the armada never landed an invasion force), but she was probably not in armor, which has been supplied by modern cinematic fiction (both with the Cate Blanchet and Helen Mirren Elizabeths, and perhaps others as well).


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Great figure. Loved the jeanne d arc from poptoys and will probably get this one too

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blackpool wrote:Exactly my idea, she'll do a perfect Marianne/Marion for the recent Robin Hood (even if middle age dresses are not legion in the hobby, I'm still struggling to find something decent for my Sansa Stark)

Amy Jones (AJClothiers.com) has done some Medieval dresses — check her shop. If she doesn’t have any in stock, she’s usually willing to make something — and she’s reasonable.

I see Amy doesn’t ship outside the US. But, if you see something you want, or would like her to make something, let me know.


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JohnByng


Stryker2011 wrote:
blackpool wrote:Exactly my idea, she'll do a perfect Marianne/Marion for the recent Robin Hood (even if middle age dresses are not legion in the hobby, I'm still struggling to find something decent for my Sansa Stark)

Amy Jones (AJClothiers.com) has done some Medieval dresses — check her shop. If she doesn’t have any in stock, she’s usually willing to make something — and she’s reasonable.

I see Amy doesn’t ship outside the US. But, if you see something you want, or would like her to make something, let me know.


Thanks for telling us about AJ Clothiers. She sounds like she might be a good source for custom clothing!

Cobratrooper11

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i've said this before...Queen Blanchette should be the name of this one. and trust me it wouldn't be a lie, technically. she is a screen queen afterall. also, i agree...best likeness of her i have seen.

blackpool

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Thanks for the info I'll check her site asap!

MarkEl


I noticed this is getting a good deal of attention in the high end fashion doll forums. It has crossover appeal. Whatever company can crack that boundary, can reap the £$€.

skywalkersaga

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Very interesting, MarkEl. My dream is to see more figures with just such 'crossover' appeal -- if for no other reason than aesthetic preferences, and because I think the fashion and art doll communities do female figures a million times better than the action figure industry, with its insistence on pandering almost solely to the 'male gaze'. As a female collector and customizer, my goal from the start has been to blend the best of both the 'doll' and 'action figure' worlds.


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skywalkersaga wrote:Very interesting, MarkEl. My dream is to see more figures with just such 'crossover' appeal -- if for no other reason than aesthetic preferences, and because I think the fashion and art doll communities do female figures a million times better than the action figure industry, with its insistence on pandering almost solely to the 'male gaze'. As a female collector and customizer, my goal from the start has been to blend the best of both the 'doll' and 'action figure' worlds.

Yes skywalkersaga, exactly, it's funny because I'm a very eclectic collector with a foot in several places (modern 1/6, vintage action figure, modern seamless, vintage fashion doll and modern fashion doll). It's surreal sometimes because they all should have crossover but often don't. It's like an archipelago of similar but isolated ideas in the same sea! I agree that the difference on this doll is the way Elizabeth I is presented. It seems more focused on the historical aspect rather than trying to make it a bombshell. The materials seem well crafted and the sculpt is well done and has rooted hair. All that was noticed by collectors. This may all be by default because of the armour, but the results are great.

There's big money in fashion dolls. The assumption in 1/6 is that it's about playline cheap stuff, but for instance, Integrity Toys had a convention earlier this month where almost a thousand people attended with most dropping at least $5K each on dolls. Sybarite just had a theirs in London last weekend. With other OOAK and customisers, it's not unusual for have $1K+ on a doll. If 1/6 manufacturers could plug into the ability to produce better clothes and accessories and looks that had the 'crossover appeal', it would be really interesting to see the results. I can't tell you how many times I hear people's wish list of things they want that already exist on the 'other side of the fence' one way or the other. Many fashion doll collectors lament over the lack of articulation for example when they could easily body swap a 1/6 figure into mix for the results they want. It's a mental barrier for many due to marketing.

That's great that you're trying to bridge the ideas. There needs to be more of that.

skywalkersaga

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MarkEl wrote:
skywalkersaga wrote:Very interesting, MarkEl. My dream is to see more figures with just such 'crossover' appeal -- if for no other reason than aesthetic preferences, and because I think the fashion and art doll communities do female figures a million times better than the action figure industry, with its insistence on pandering almost solely to the 'male gaze'. As a female collector and customizer, my goal from the start has been to blend the best of both the 'doll' and 'action figure' worlds.

Yes skywalkersaga, exactly, it's funny because I'm a very eclectic collector with a foot in several places (modern 1/6, vintage action figure, modern seamless, vintage fashion doll and modern fashion doll).  It's surreal sometimes because they all should have crossover but often don't.  It's like an archipelago of similar but isolated ideas in the same sea! I agree that the difference on this doll is the way Elizabeth I is presented.  It seems more focused on the historical aspect rather than trying to make it a bombshell. The materials seem well crafted and the sculpt is well done and has rooted hair. All that was noticed by collectors. This may all be by default because of the armour, but the results are great.  

There's big money in fashion dolls.  The assumption in 1/6 is that it's about playline cheap stuff, but for instance, Integrity Toys had a convention earlier this month where almost a thousand people attended with most dropping at least $5K each on dolls.  Sybarite just had a theirs in London last weekend.  With other OOAK and customisers, it's not unusual for have $1K+ on a doll.  If 1/6 manufacturers could plug into the ability to produce better clothes and accessories and looks that had the 'crossover appeal', it would be really interesting to see the results.  I can't tell you how many times I hear people's wish list of things they want that already exist on the 'other side of the fence' one way or the other.  Many fashion doll collectors lament over the lack of articulation for example when they could easily body swap a 1/6 figure into mix for the results they want.  It's a mental barrier for many due to marketing.  

That's great that you're trying to bridge the ideas. There needs to be more of that.  

It's refreshing to encounter another 1/6 person who is ALSO aware of and interested in the high-end doll side of things. Your description of it as an 'archipelago' is very apt, and it can be frustrating at times. There is indeed a mental barrier, on both sides... for a lot of 1/6 collectors, 'dolls' are something that tend to be viewed as 'lesser' since they do not prioritize realism in the same way (I personally do not have a problem with that as I like both realistic and stylized figures, but the 1/6 world seems to currently be experiencing a hyper-realism trend which makes that more of a focus for both collectors and creators). While the doll collectors no doubt rightly see that 1/6 scale is often lacking in certain areas, especially when it comes to the level of high-quality garments and materials they are used to. Because let's face it, the range of clothing available for 1/6 female figures -- whether it be loose or with a boxed figure -- tends to be either lacking in quality, OR limited to very specific types of 'looks'. It's no wonder that Elizabeth I figure has stood out, as even though it may not be historically accurate, it has an archaic elegance to it, almost Pre-Raphaelite quality. This is completely different than many of the usual 'armoured' female figures, in which the armour is there mainly to showcase the hyper-sexualized seamless body and thus appeal to a very particular demographic. ; )  For that reason alone, it's really exciting to me that it's caught the notice of other collecting communities. : ) 

As you noted, it's a shame that these communities are often so separated and lacking in knowledge of one another, as I feel there is a great deal that both hobbies have to offer each another. Affordable and highly articulated bodies from the 1/6 side, and fashion and other aesthetic qualities from the doll side. I've already noticed, for instance, that the dollhouse collectors' interest have been piqued by tbleague's recent line of 1/12 scale seamless bodies. Until these became available, 'realistic' bodies at that scale could be extremely pricey, and were usually something that had to be custom-made or commissioned. There is suddenly now many doll-clothing makers on Etsy catering to those specific little figures. These have a completely difference aesthetic than what is normally available from the sellers catering more to the tbleague collector crowd, and it is very interesting to see. 

On the topic of articulation, it's funny that you mention that -- I came to 1/6 figures in a roundabout way, after first becoming interested in the whole high-end doll repainting side of things. I acquired a couple of OOAK repainted SW dolls, which I really liked, but felt rather frustrated by the lack of articulation. So I decided to look into creating my own dolls, as there were many characters I wanted to have examples of that had not yet had official versions of them made. At this point I was already an avid Star Wars collector, but other than the HT Anakin, I had been focusing on the smaller scale action figures at the time. I hadn't considered 1/6 figures all that much because at that point my conception of them was that they were either like some of the older and rather ugly Sideshow figures, OR that they were limited to the newer ready-made (and really expensive) mass-produced figures like Hot Toys. At that stage, I had NO idea that one could essentially build a figure 'from scratch' so to speak. But in my quest to find a suitable 1/6 scale 'doll body', I encountered a variety of action figure bodies and it was like I'd tripped and fallen through a wardrobe/mirror/wormhole and entered a whole new dimension. The possibilities suddenly opened up before me! My quest to create 'dolls' evolved and morphed into a quest to create 1/6 scale action figures that would incorporate some of the aesthetics that had attracted me to custom dolls in the first place. I do wonder, however, if I hadn't already been at least somewhat aware of the action figure world through my SW collecting, if I would have so easily discovered that side of things. 

And thanks for the encouragement -- my WIPs have stagnated as of late due to RL getting in the way, but I'm starting to feel that itch to resume working on them once more. I'm still learning and feeling my through all this and still have a long way to go, but I'm doing my best with my limited time/materials/skills. :')


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Stryker2011

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I agree with both of you MarkEl & skywalkersaga on a lot of these points. The problem I've found with trying to cross over into the Fashion Doll end of things is the wording to explain sizes is so damn confusing. Here, we just use basic "one sixth" -- okay, simple enough -- do the math (or get a calculator). But the "Doll" world uses numbers 1-24+ with no explanation as to what the hell that means. It's like the odd sizing charts you see in a Woman's clothing store (WTF is a size 0?! Doesn't that mean you don't actually exist?!). You have to spend entirely too much time searching for something that breaks that down into inches or millimeters to know the size, and even then -- it's not really accurate. Does Fashion Royalty even make a 1/6 size or is everything 13" or higher?

Plus, the body proportions fall into the Barbie arena on most of the Doll bodies I've seen: overly tall, non-existent wastes, legs a mile long, tragically skinny arms and legs, and virtually no @$$. So as nice as a lot of the clothes are in the doll world, they wouldn't fit on most 1/6 female bodies -- even the more tiny ones from companies like Very Cool or Flag Set -- without some serious sewing skills. I think that might be where the larger part of the problem comes in -- aside from the overly sexualized 1/6 female garments (though every now and then something realistic does come along). Even altering Barbie clothes isn't always an option -- in fact, it rarely is an option, and they are the closest in scale to 1/6. When DonDeg was posting his Mid-Century stuff, he had to have a seamstress make all the clothes that he put on TBLeague/Phicen bodies -- which can get expensive fast if you want it to be perfect. AJClothiers does nice work and she's affordable, but she's no Yunsil, and it tends to be a bit on the baggy side -- more like Ken doll clothes rather than Pop Toys caliber form-fitting. I love her stuff and she's done some really nice things for me, but if you are one of those looking for that "high-end" realism, you're going to pay through the nose (like several hundred dollars, rather than a hundred or so -- or less) for just one outfit. I've been involved in custom projects where the clothing side of things has gone as high as $500!! You have to be pretty damn connected to something to pay that kind of money just for clothes. Unless the outfit was totally unique, I went cheaper ways on the clothes.


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skywalkersaga

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Stryker2011 wrote:I agree with both of you MarkEl & skywalkersaga on a lot of these points. The problem I've found with trying to cross over into the Fashion Doll end of things is the wording to explain sizes is so damn confusing. Here, we just use basic "one sixth" -- okay, simple enough -- do the math (or get a calculator). But the "Doll" world uses numbers 1-24+ with no explanation as to what the hell that means. It's like the odd sizing charts you see in a Woman's clothing store (WTF is a size 0?! Doesn't that mean you don't actually exist?!). You have to spend entirely too much time searching for something that breaks that down into inches or millimeters to know the size, and even then -- it's not really accurate. Does Fashion Royalty even make a 1/6 size or is everything 13" or higher?

Plus, the body proportions fall into the Barbie arena on most of the Doll bodies I've seen: overly tall, non-existent wastes, legs a mile long, tragically skinny arms and legs, and virtually no @$$. So as nice as a lot of the clothes are in the doll world, they wouldn't fit on most 1/6 female bodies -- even the more tiny ones from companies like Very Cool or Flag Set -- without some serious sewing skills. I think that might be where the larger part of the problem comes in -- aside from the overly sexualized 1/6 female garments (though every now and then something realistic does come along). Even altering Barbie clothes isn't always an option -- in fact, it rarely is an option, and they are the closest in scale to 1/6. When DonDeg was posting his Mid-Century stuff, he had to have a seamstress make all the clothes that he put on TBLeague/Phicen bodies -- which can get expensive fast if you want it to be perfect. AJClothiers does nice work and she's affordable, but she's no Yunsil, and it tends to be a bit on the baggy side -- more like Ken doll clothes rather than Pop Toys caliber form-fitting. I love her stuff and she's done some really nice things for me, but if you are one of those looking for that "high-end" realism, you're going to pay through the nose (like several hundred dollars, rather than a hundred or so -- or less) for just one outfit. I've been involved in custom projects where the clothing side of things has gone as high as $500!! You have to be pretty damn connected to something to pay that kind of money just for clothes. Unless the outfit was totally unique, I went cheaper ways on the clothes.

Oh, goodness, yes, of course, I agree with you on this and have encountered the same issues. What I meant by saying that the two hobbies have a lot to offer one another was moreso to do with designs, techniques, materials, aesthetics, etc. In the case of the doll world, perhaps it is more likely that they would be able to use certain 1/6 bodies and accessories, so in that way the actual crossover of existing available items is a bit unbalanced. Since, as you note, most fashion doll clothing does not fit 1/6 figures. But what I was getting at was that it would be nice if 1/6 clothing makers -- especially the mass-production companies -- would take a bit of a hint from the fashion doll world and try to add some nicer clothing into the mix. I'm not expecting it to be custom-level stuff, but just some minor improvements would be welcome. I'm thinking of some the horribly garish stuff I've seen from certain companies... like 'evening dresses' that no actual 1:1 woman would be caught dead in, lol. I'm not saying there shouldn't be the 'sexy' stuff, as obviously there's a place [and demand] for it, but certainly there could be some offerings of less overtly sexualized and/or gaudy styles. And that's not even getting into the lack of historical clothing for female figures.... 

And yes, custom clothing and commissions get insanely expensive, very fast, and what you end up with is perhaps... not always what you were hoping for?? lol. At least, I've had some...interesting experiences with that. Razz But ultimately I tend to just save the expensive commission stuff for my 'grail' type figures, and then try to do the rest on my own, either creating or kitbashing it. 

I don't know what the ideal solution to any of this is ... I'm just sort of thinking out loud. It seems to me that not much will change in this regard unless and until the 1/6 companies making these things believe that it is worth their while to cater to a wider and/or different demographic. *cough* they need to understand that there is such a thing as female collectors *cough* To do that, they'd have to truly believe the demand is there first, though, so it's a bit of a conundrum.


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Welcome back, Mark El, you've been missed, but your expertise does not seem to be lacking in this area, too. It does stand to reason that crossover appeal ought to multiply sales and revenue, but all the points were well-made. And then there is the gulf, largely more imaginary than real, between these things.


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Rogerbee
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Nice Cate sculpt, though for LOTR use the hair would have to be blonde as I recall. There may be KO's with blonde hair though.

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