Sorceress from Masters of the Universe Origins by Mattel


      At present I am trying out the third determine from collection of Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Origins line and it is a determine I have been trying ahead to for fairly a while: Sorceress! Mattel launched the Temple of Darkness variant of the Sorceress with Fort Grayskull final yr however this model is her customary, basic look. The classic Sorceress determine was launched in 1987, the final yr the classic line appeared on retailer cabinets within the united States, and she or he was solely considered one of 4 Heroic Warriors launched that yr. She’s a reasonably troublesome determine to return by and relatively expensive. That is in all probability because of a mix of her rarity, her recognition, and her being a troublesome determine to search out in good condition because of her motion characteristic and the paint functions on her outfit. This can be a nice option to get a classic trying Sorceress at a fraction of the value. Yeah, I nonetheless need to choose up a classic Sorceress for my assortment however in all probability not anytime quickly. Let’s check out this retro styled model of the Sorceress after the break…

The Info:

Top: 5 1/2th inches

Articulation: Swivel/ hinge ankles, boot swivels, swivel/hinge knees, ball jointed hips, swivel waist, swivel wings, swivel/hinge shoulders, swivel/hinge elbows, swivel/hinge wrists, and a barbell jointed head.

Equipment: Employees and minicomic

Non-Scalper Worth: $15-$18 {dollars}


* The basic styled Origins Sorceress is on the left whereas the Temple of Darkness Sorceress from Fort Grayskull is on the suitable. What is the distinction? Largely simply the paint although the brand new Sorceress additionally has the improved knee joints. Apparently, her pores and skin tone is a bit darker, too. Way more tanned than the honest skinned Temple of Darkness. 

The Positives:

* I like this sculpt and the way Mattel translated the classic look into the Origins line. The colours are brilliant and vibrant and the feathers on her outfit aren’t simply painted on however are additionally sculpted particulars. She’s fairly good trying and positively pops off of the shelf in one of the best ways.

*  The headsculpt is absolutely good too, with nice work on the eyes. Yeah, it is deliberately classic trying, however the options are good and Mattel did a pleasant job on the Sorceress’ hood. 

* The wings look incredible on this determine with a pleasant crimson to blue shade gradient. Even higher is that they’ll rotate out so she will have them posed behind her or unfold for extra dramatic poses. They’re positively an enchancment over the wings of the MOTUC Sorceress and most different Sorceress figures I can consider. The feathers on her wings are fairly detailed and look glorious.

*  The MOTU Origins figures are constructed just like the classic toys however with fashionable articulation. Think about what you’ll get in case you blended a classic determine with a MOTUC determine. They’re fairly enjoyable to play with and so they really feel very sturdy.

* They’re additionally modular and might be simply separated to make your individual lazy boy customs!

* The Sorceress comes together with her basic white employees. It type of appears just like the employees Indiana Jones makes use of to search out the situation of the Properly of Souls, would not it? It appears a bit historical Egyptian impressed (a design element the 200x/ MYP model of the Sorceress took and ran with) and provides a number of character to the determine. It is fairly regal and mysterious.

*  Every determine within the collection additionally comes with a mini comedian. Sure, an precise minicomic. Everyone in collection 7 will get the identical comedian but it surely’s a cool option to familiarize children choosing up these figures with the characters. This can be a easy story the place Stratos and Buzz-Off go after Jitsu. The Sorceress seems in it, too. Nothing too particular however cool artwork and simply the truth that it is included is an enormous perk. 

The Negatives:

* This model of the Sorceress actually appears like she obtained some solar. There even appears to be some tanning/ burning on the bridge of her nostril. It is bizarre that her pores and skin would not match the earlier Origins determine launched, is not it? There are additionally some stray paint marks on the cowl of her hood, most noticeable the blue from the beak.

   The Sorceress is one other very welcome launch in Masters of the Universe Origins and one other Nice launch. I am thrilled to have the basic model of Teela Na on this scale and elegance as she’ll look incredible with the remainder of the Origins figures or as a stand in for the classic Sorceress determine. The wings are very nice on this determine and I like the colours of her outfit. She’s incredible! At this level we have now two of the 4 1986 Heroic Warriors (Clamp Champ is the opposite) and up to date rumors point out Randor is on his manner. Might we quickly see Gwildor to finish the 1986 heroes? I am down for it.
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