Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Collector Corps Year One Box and I Hate It!


It's been a while since I've done any kind of unboxing of my Collector Corps boxes and I figured what better way to jump back in then with an unboxing post of the Collector Corps Year One box. 

Spoiler ahoy, you have been warned. 

Let me start out first by saying I hate this box. I am so disapointted in it. They made such a big deal about it and can we talk about that price tag? $125 BEFORE taxes and shipping. I felt like I got ripped off. 

Before I go further into my rant, let me show you what I got. Again, last call for spoilers!


Just like every box, you got a patch and a pin. I am a fan of the patch and pins but really? What the hell am I going to do with two things that say Year One? Yes, I know it's a year one box and I don't think I need a patch that says it. At least they could of put a character on it or something. 


Inside the box was a card that showed off everything that was sent for the first year. I got excited because I thought we would be getting things that would revolve around the first year characters (though I am sick of Ant Man and anything Captain America / Iron Man in these boxes) 


Oh. I got 2 dorbz, a hat that is crushed due to packing, those giant ugly Hikari figure, and one POP figure. Just one? Really? A box that boosts about having POPs and you only give me one in the year one box?

Let's take a look at each one.



First we have a Funko hat which from the card sounds like this a new thing for them. I also got my Smugglers Bounty box and that one had a hat as well. *sigh* I'm not much of a hat person and I hate snapbacks but I understand you can't do fitted because of sizing but okay, I can live with this. The Groot patch is cute. They could of packed it better though. 




And we have another Ant Man item. This time it is a Dorbz figure. Now don't get me wrong, I think they are cute but I'm not collecting them and I am not paying a ton of money for these boxes to get Dorbz. I'm in it for the POP figures.

He's getting sold.


It's a She-Hulk dorbz. I'm keeping her. Mainly because Jaime is a HUGE fan of She-Hulk and Collector Corps really needs to start adding more Women characters into their boxes. Year one only saw Thor and the second year had more but only because they did a Women of Power box.

I need more women, Collector Corps.



I'm not even going to talk about this ugly thing. There are some folks out there that like the Hikari's but I don't. They are ugly and overpriced. Again, I'm here for the POP! not Hikari's. And I think this is the reason that the box was 125 because they figures range between 80-100 bucks. 


And we finally get to the POP figure! I run the risk of getting ones that I may not like, it's a given but this entire box was one big huge let down ESPECIALLY FOR THE PRICE. (Yes, capslock was needed.) The Hobgoblin POP is a repaint of the Green Goblin one, just included the glider.

Overall this box was not worth the money I paid for. They made such a big deal about it, such a fan fare that I was so excited. I guess I build it up in my head to be something awesome and it wasn't.

Though, I am being told that the Hobgoblin is racking in a lot of money so I may be able to recoup my cost but I'm hoping to sell the entire package and not just him.

I really hope year one for Smugglers Bounty is better than this and I hope Collector Corps year two gets an upgrade.

Bah!

Did you order the year one box? What were your thoughts on it? Do you mind getting other figures besides the POP ones in your box?

Friday, July 15, 2016

FUNKO FRIDAY: SDCC Exclusives That I Need

Funko Friday has returned and I completely swiped this theme from Barb. It's a perfect theme considering that San Diego Comic Con is next week (OMG) and I have a LOT of SDCC Funko wants on my list.

POP Funko Rides Vanellope


I'm picky when it comes to the other lines from Funko but Vanellope is such a cute character and I adore her. I own her one and only POP figure and I want this one.

Star Wars Thumbs Up BB-8


I love the Star Wars droids especially BB-8. I still say it's not a thumbs up.

Star Wars Han Solo with Bowcaster


Han Solo getting to finally use the bowcaster was one of my favorite moments in TFA. And I will collect anything Han Solo

Nightmare Before Christmas PJ Jack


I'm a huge fan of NBC but Jaime takes the cake. This is one of my favorite moments in the film and it's rare for Jaime to really, really want a POP figure. He needs to come home and join the other Jack ones we have.

Indiana Jones


FINALLY A INDIANA JONES POP FIGURE!!! But why is it an exclusive?

Cowboy Deadpool


I actually have this one as an Adorbz figure from the Collector Corps box and really like him as a POP. He's not on the top of my MUST GRAB HIM list because they make so many freakign Deadpools and like I said, I have it as an Adorbz. If he lands on my lap, I won't say no,

Now all but one has been unofficially confirmed to be in stores on Thursday so if this is true I won't have to sleep out on the sidewalk to get into the con to possibly get a ticket, and have to wait for that time to roll around. Last year, all my wants were in store expect for unmasked Bounty Hunter Leia (That was so mean) and Inside Out Anger with flame.

So wish me luck that I can score of these guys!! What's on your FUNKO SDCC list??


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Small Goals {JULY 2016}

Guys, I'm tired. I am so tired. I hit four months working two jobs with my day starting at 3am but I've been paying things off and have a lot more money saved for SDCC so yea!! I also should really, REALLY buy my plane/bus tickets to So Cal like soon.

You guys, it's July! We have made it through the first half of the year. There is 2 weeks before Comic Con and about a week before my other vacation starts. Disneyland, Universal Studios, Comic Con! I'm also volunterring this year over at the Her Universe Fashion! I'm totally excited about that!

And with that, let us see how I did with my June goals!

June Goals:

 Write at least two articles for Agents of Geek - I ended up writing way more and I'm proud. 
Get my phone looked at/fixed- NOPE

 Visit Nintendo World while in NYC - I did!! I got to visit and I spent way too much money.

  Check into my Animal Crossing game - NOPE

Not bad, not bad at all. I had an amazing time in NYC and I really want to share about that trip on the blog. I'm still working through Japan and man, I forgot to get the photos Jaime took when we attended ECCC. So much to share! I think I'm going to make that one of my July goals!


July Goals:


 Blog about Emerald City Comic Con - It's never too late to share your con adventures! 
Get my phone looked at/fixed- Oh yea, I'm trying this AGAIN! LOL

 Clean up my desk at home - I mainly use my desk to scrapbook and it exploded with pieces of paper. A lot of scraps. So much paper.  


  Finish my Star Wars theme denim vest - This is something I want to finish up and have for SDCC so I need to hop to it! 

How was your June? Accomplished the things you wanted to do? How's July looking? Are you going to SDCC? Are you ready?

I'm so excited I can't wait!!
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