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Apologies for the shadows

My photo setup has gotten a lot better in the time that I submitted this, I swear.

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Posted by SpaceRunaway on 6 October, 2013 - 12:18
Sounds like we're in the same

Sounds like we're in the same boat. I knew nothing about Lensman, but when I saw this toy I had to have it. Picked it up along with the robot from the show at that huge auction a couple of years ago. If anything takes me back to the days when toys were cool, it's a ship festooned with hidden missile gimmicks. LOL

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Posted by japester on 8 October, 2013 - 03:25
Watch the movie if you

Watch the movie if you haven't. It's quite good and VERY well animated. Also the second anime ever to use 3D CG, which thankfully was a better effort that's aged better than the first anime to use 3D CG Golgo 13.

The only thing is that from what I hear, it's a poor adaptation of its original source material. In fact, because of when it came out (1984), it visually borrows HEAVILY from Star Wars. They made the main character a farm boy like Luke and even has an R2D2 looking robot.

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Posted by VZMK2 on 12 October, 2013 - 17:26
LOL! That's really ironic

LOL! That's really ironic because Star Wars borrowed heavily from the Lensmen book series too. Hell, Lensmen themselves were basically the prototypes for the Jedi Knights!

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Posted by BraveMSW on 13 October, 2013 - 10:29
https://www.youtube.com/watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_g5xFo8YowQ

There's the whole movie. I'd like Atom to watch it and then comment on it for the next CDX show.

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Posted by VZMK2 on 13 October, 2013 - 19:52
 
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