Okay, I have 40 bucks to drop... Which Captain America should I go for? Classic 'murica or Modern 'murica?
The Legends version of this cap comes with extra hands, the pointing and salute hands give you great options for posing.
If you like the Winter Soldier Cap, but don't like the shield, then I highly recommend the ML Avengers 2 Captain America.
He's got the exact same spare head and hands as the Winter Soldier Cap. Heck, the body is exactly the same except for some paint apps and minor retooling on his chest. And naturally, he has the classic shield.
He's still available in stores, but kinda hard to find. If you don't mind loose, he can be had on eBay for $10 before shipping. Sans BAF part, of course.
>The werewolf head is useless to me.
Figuarts is coming out with a new Cap in may. Amiami has it for a bit more than 40, but shipping will be a bit higher.,
I have both.
The comic Cap is honestly not good... at all. Limited head movement, no abdominal movement, no thigh swivel, no ankle rockers. Even the shield is of poor quality, it is a somewhat soft plastic material with no sculpted detail on the inside, and the way that it latches onto the forearm is via a poorly done plain white hook. No straps, no nothing, just a hook. The proportions are also very strange, where you have this tiny chubby-faced head, FUCKHUGE shoulders, and thin little legs. It's honestly a complete mess of a figure, and its only real redeeming factors are the gloves, boots, and the chainmail, and those things are only pluses in regards to sculpts and nothing else.
The modern movie one is, in short, fucking really cool. Everything works as it should, the articulation is comparable to a Legends figure (trade off: no double elbows; gain: true balljoint abs), the shield has two plastic straps and sculpted detail inside, and it just looks great. I wish they made more hands for him instead of the stupid display base, but whatever.
I would, however, recommend that you maybe consider the fact that Marvel Select is going to be releasing the figure as a repaint for the Civil War movie (along with Winter Soldier and Iron Man, see pic), so maybe get that one instead if you want more traditional colors.
OP here: Hey thanks Anon! I think I may follow your advice and wait for the repaint and just hope it's up to par with the Modern version.
Equal Thanks anon. I love the way this looks, the shield on the back is a great touch really. I'd had to wait for May, but perhaps, it's worth the wait,. Figuarts does make some good shit, but yea having it shipped here would kill my wallet.
This is seriously an underestimated figure. I got this guy a few months ago out of a bargain bin for like 10 bucks.
I personally liked Ultimate Cap from the Hit Monkey wave for his colors and leather wear. he also came without an annoying BAF piece since i dont really collect them all.
and he's available in a more traditional recolor in a 3-pack