So I went ahead and painted in the unpainted stripe on Animated Arcee's head. Much better now!
Coheteboy, I hope that your friend got a better quality Arcee than mine and my friend's. When placing the swords in her hands, it leaves strain marks and could eventually break. Also there's this tab on one of her knee joints that prevents her leg from extending all the way back.
If/when I find her again, I'll probably buy another one.
Here's another recent Transformers acquisition. This is Bludgeon from the Revenge of the Fallen line, though he is not a movie character. I got him based on great reviews from other Transformer collectors. He too is not without some quality control issues, albeit more minor than Arcee's. There's a speck of stray white paint on his left eye so I'll have to paint that red at some point.
At $29.99 for the HA Barricade, I would expect better from Hasbro. For the two that I painted or will paint, those were just factory flaws but with HA Barricade and some of the other higher pricepoint movie Transformers, like Leader class Optimus, there are just too many areas that were left unpainted.
Justice League Unlimited Aquaman. Though this is actually Aquaman from Superman: The Animated Series. If only these figures hadn't gone up in price, I'd get another one to try to make Black Lantern Aquaman.
I saw Firestorm yesturday when I was at Target but when I took a good look at him I really didn't like him. His legs are to skinning I really don't like how they made these. There has been some I wanted but I just don't like the way they where made.