Todd McFarlane Makes Walking Dead LEGO Imitation, Misses The Point

Posted by Ben Huber on Jul 11, 2014 in Hobbies and Collections

 

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Todd McFarlane is always looking for the next big thing, eh? Well, now he’s got some Walking Dead building toys coming out that totally ape the LEGO style… but they completely miss the point. McFarlane says, “[…] there’s still one burning question that I have every time I walk down the aisle – why can’t it look cooler? Why can’t it just look cooler?” However, Todd, the point of building toys like LEGO is that you can rebuild it into anything you want. These Walking Dead sets? They will never be anything aside from what you made them to be. Sure, they look “cooler” in a generic sense, but there’s nothing else it can be used for. So… why have it be a building toy in the first place? Maybe I’m missing something! Read more…

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