You know what? Dinosaurs are cool. This is an axiomatic fact. Love of dinosaurs is ingrained within all of us, and if you try to deny it, we must re-educate you. TO THE CAMPS!
Anywayyyyy… Jurassic World is coming, and the toys have so far been lacking. But lo and behold, Wal-Mart is carrying a mini line – individual blind bags for about $2, three-pack tubes for about $5, and a bag of all the dinosaurs and paint variants for about $15. I only found the tubes, and managed to snag three of them. And yes, that is the interior of my car. Woooooah! Anyway, I got nine dinosaurs. THey all have a paint application or two, and the JP branding somewhere on their bodies.
First up is the Tyrannosaurus Rex, which for some reason is a bright shade of red that absolutely killed my camera. The sculpt is surprisingly detailed for something this small.
The Spinosaurus, which science has since proven walked like a duck.
The Velociraptor, which was actually tiny and feathery and not at all like this.
The Pachycephalosaurus, which… is about right.
The Pteranodon, which wasn’t really a dinosaur.
The Dimorphodon, which consistently has the most complex paint job in the set.
The Mosasaurus, who really wants some water – and who was actually black and white, as we have found some pigment in its fossils.
The Triceratops, which was awesome.
The Stegosaurus, which has a thagomizer on its tail.
Well, there you go! These are really designed for peopel who loved those tiny cheap plastic dinosaurs of our youth – they aren’t very different, except for having better sculptural details. But hey, you can make them fight on top of your sleeping family pet, and isn’t that awesome?