NICDIP Revisited (Updated)

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After my last post about NICDIP (“Now I Can Die in Peace”) action figures, I decided to throw the question out to a number of reviewers and collectors from other websites.

So again, the full question is, “What action figures would you need to get before you could say, ‘Now I can die in peace’?”

Michael Crawford of mwctoys.com:

One of the biggest for me has finally made it – the 1966 Batman show. Of course, I won’t be completely happy until I have the Hot Toys Batman, Robin and Batmobile in my clutches, but the Mattel toys were a nice start.

Others for me, in no particular order:

  • Blade Runner. I want these in sixth scale, high quality. Just Deckard is fine, but a series of five or six would be ideal.
  • Firefly. Another series that really needs to be done in sixth scale to be done right.
  • Duckman. I loved this cartoon, one of the few that managed to be funny and touching at the same time. They also did the all-time best Star Trek parody. Something done by Mezco would be nice in the usual 6″ scale.
  • Zorro. We’ve had a few nice pulp characters in recent years, but my favorite has yet to be made. A whole line based on the Disney show would be great.
  • Lost in Space. Yes, I know we’ve had a decent 9″ line, and a slightly less so 12″ line, but neither were complete. A great 6 – 7″ sculpted line would be fantastic, including a bunch of the cool monsters and a B-9 that lights up and talks.

Here’s the sad part – if the Gods smiled kindly and gave me these five,
I’m sure I’d be able to come up with five more.

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Poe’s Point > What are your NICDIP figures?

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In the past, I’ve asked “What’s your #MyMosquitor?” Unfortunately, the phrasing was awkward, the term was a bit too specific, and the concept was tricky to explain, so it never really worked.

So here’s my next attempt – what action figures would you like to see made that would allow you to say, “Now I can die in peace” – or, NICDIP?

The idea occurred to me after remarking to NoisyDvL5 of ItsAllTrue.net that the Star Wars Black 6″ A New Hope Han Solo was one of my “now I can die in peace” figures. It’s also one that, for a very long time, I didn’t think would ever get made. (S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla 1962 is another one, or would have been if I wasn’t sure now that, if it even gets made, it’s going to be barely 4″ tall.)

In addition to Han and Boba, I’ve already gotten some other NICDIP figures. For me, the Mirage Ninja Turtles, brown costume WolverineMasterpiece Grimlock and Hero Ash are all great examples.  Continue reading “Poe’s Point > What are your NICDIP figures?”