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Title: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on December 22, 2016, 04:40:11 AM
Apparently Draculaura, Clawdeen & Lagoona have been given extra sisters for some reason:

Clawdeen& Bros:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MRZMB0U
Lagoona & Kelpie:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MY0GRYI
Fangelica:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N7KFLES
Pawla Wolf:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MRZMA5I
Ebbie Blue:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NBMV2GN

Edited with leaked pictures:
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Title edit to make things clearer for people searching. -Robina
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 22, 2016, 04:45:34 AM
I'm more surprised that Draculaura has a sister than anything else (Who should have been Fangalina) (and apparently Howleen's been .... :( )

But hey, Kelpie...... and Ebbie. So maybe Howleen is still there somewhere.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Rhana on December 22, 2016, 05:14:52 AM
Don't tell me they removed Howleen as well. D:
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 22, 2016, 06:43:53 AM
Mattel, you're not sounding very convincing with that "nobody's gone" promise...I wonder if Kelpie is actually gonna look like her GSR design or if it's just gonna be a borrowed name, like Moanica.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: neon_jellyfish on December 22, 2016, 06:48:25 AM
Clawd also seems to be non-existent as of now, right? I want De Nile sisterpack. If Nefera still exists, that is.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 22, 2016, 06:55:18 AM
I think what's throwing me off the most about this is that Draculaura suddenly has a sister. It was weird enough when they suddenly said Lagoona had siblings back in GSR (tho I don't really have a problem with it, to clarify; it at least seemed plausible for her to have siblings that just never got mentioned before, if that makes sense), but Draculaura having a little sister is a bit... ehhh....

I do wonder where Howleen's gone to. :( I hope they haven't gotten rid of her.. these seem like younger chars than the established "little sister" chars (Howleen, Twyla etc) so maybe that's why she's not in this line. (I hope so!)

I'm cautiously optimistic about these, anyway.. they sound interesting and it'll be great to get some more body types at last, but also it's post-reboot and so far I haven't liked most of the newer dolls, so.. we'll see, I guess. I hope photos are released soon ^^
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 22, 2016, 06:58:08 AM
Actually how do we know that Paula and Ebbie aren't Clawdeen and Lagoona's parents.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Claire85 on December 22, 2016, 07:01:10 AM
...Draculaura totally only got a sister so she could be part of yet another line.. Pretty much.

It kind of makes sense for Clawdeen, because wolf pups. But it makes me nervous for her canon siblings.
None have made an appearance yet I believe..
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 22, 2016, 07:01:47 AM
Well that explains what those trademarks were for. How tall is 5.5 inches anyway? Is that Kelly size?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 22, 2016, 07:07:01 AM
It makes me sad for Howleen and Clawd(I'm still hoping they are living with their dad) but on the other hand... Hey, LITTLE BROTHERS!!!!(little sisters too, but I'm "meh")

Didn't Draculaura got a stepmom in one of the books? Maybe she now has a step sister, or they adopted another young vampire...

It is weird that lagoona an clawdeen and with gheir siblings and draculaura is not, unless the description is wrong

Actually how do we know that Paula and Ebbie aren't Clawdeen and Lagoona's parents.
The link says they're 5.5" so tnat's not likely...

Well that explains what those trademarks were for. How tall is 5.5 inches anyway? Is that Kelly size?
Kelly is about 4 inches, so more like Chelsea... either way, is about waist size of a MH
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 07:37:52 AM
Actually how do we know that Paula and Ebbie aren't Clawdeen and Lagoona's parents.
The link says they're 5.5" so tnat's not likely...

Yep.  The description reads, "Meet the younger siblings of Monster High!  Designed in small scale (5.5 inches) with a new form factor, they come with a themed piece count that helps to tell fun family stories.  The younger sibling of Clawdeen Wolf/Draculaura/Lagoona Blue doll.  Monsterrific details indicate a younger age."

I'm excited to see these, especially considering how little they are!  Little monster children! :squee:
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: writtenhuman on December 22, 2016, 07:40:52 AM
...Draculaura totally only got a sister so she could be part of yet another line.. Pretty much.

It kind of makes sense for Clawdeen, because wolf pups. But it makes me nervous for her canon siblings.
None have made an appearance yet I believe..

Nerves here too. But I'm holding out on Mattel's promise still. Holding out really, really hard.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: dfotw on December 22, 2016, 07:44:38 AM
"Monsterrific details indicate a younger age, like bat wings and larger bat ears for the young daughter of a vampire..." - The bat ears sound like an interesting detail, I wonder if these can be rebodied.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wuvmykitties on December 22, 2016, 07:46:43 AM
Mattel, you're not sounding very convincing with that "nobody's gone" promise..

I agree.  That is why I do not listen to them.  And why I doubt that Spectra, Ghoulia, Howleen or Clawd will be back.

My main concerns are:  being that these siblings are only 5.5", does this mean they'll be unarticulated?
Not trying to be pessimistic, but I hope this doesn't also mean the main ghouls will be unarticulated too.

On the plus side, Clawdeen's little sister will have "a fluffy tail and paws for the young daughter of a werewolf "

Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Rhana on December 22, 2016, 07:53:46 AM
Mattel, you're not sounding very convincing with that "nobody's gone" promise..

I agree.  That is why I do not listen to them.  And why I doubt that Spectra, Ghoulia, Howleen or Clawd will be back.

My main concerns are:  being that these siblings are only 5.5", does this mean they'll be unarticulated?
Not trying to be pessimistic, but I hope this doesn't also mean the main ghouls will be unarticulated too.

On the plus side, Clawdeen's little sister will have "a fluffy tail and paws for the young daughter of a werewolf "

How they can remove some character are beyond me...
Ghoulia, one of the main six Ghouls and Cleo's BEST friend
Spectra, our beloved Ghostly Gossip
Clawd, Draculaura's boyfriend and Clawdeen's brother
Howleen, best friend of Twyla and Clawdeen's sister

I am interested in the whole "fluffy tail concept" as it makes me wonder where the other werewolves keep theirs. xD

And if they are 5.5", I suspect they won't have any more articulation than the regular five points. Are they the size of the Pixies from EAH Dragon Games?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 08:11:21 AM
My main concerns are:  being that these siblings are only 5.5", does this mean they'll be unarticulated?

Unfortunately, they probably won't be articulated. :(  It is absolutely possible to do articulation in that scale (just look at Fairyland RealPukis), but historically, Mattel's smaller/child-sized dolls have had very limited articulation.
And give the limited articulation of most of the full-size reboot dolls... yeah.  I doubt that these dolls will be fully articulated.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wuvmykitties on December 22, 2016, 08:12:16 AM
I was wondering if they're the same height as the Forest Pixies? At first I thought they were the size of a Stacie doll, but Stacie's 7.5 inches. 

Please also note, I'm not saying that Howleen, Clawd, etc. won't be back, but that it's looking more doubtful now that they're introducing little brothers and sisters.

Post Merge: December 22, 2016, 08:14:23 AM

Unfortunately, they probably won't be articulated. :(  It is absolutely possible to do articulation in that scale (just look at Fairyland RealPukis), but historically, Mattel's smaller/child-sized dolls have had very limited articulation.
And give the limited articulation of most of the full-size reboot dolls... yeah.  I doubt that these dolls will be fully articulated.

I know the EQ Girls aren't the same height, but some of them are at least partly articulated, maybe these could be rebodied onto them? :)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 08:20:11 AM
Please also note, I'm not saying that Howleen, Clawd, etc. won't be back, but that it's looking more doubtful now that they're introducing little brothers and sisters.

I agree.

When we watched WtMH for the first time and saw Clawdeen's family, my husband turned to me and said, "So I guess Clawd is gone?"  So even he was under the impression that characters had been nixed.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: textsfrommh on December 22, 2016, 09:43:58 AM
I can buy Clawdeen and Lagoona having some distant siblings we haven't heard mentioned before, but where on earth did Fangelica come from? (Eyes Dracula and Clawdeen's mum suspiciously) The only way I can see this making sense is if Fangelica is a cousin of Draculaura.

Still, pleased to see that we're finally getting sibling characters in Monster High. I doubt they'll be articulated, but as long as they look unique and have some charm and character, I think they'll be popular.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Rhana on December 22, 2016, 09:46:03 AM
What if Fangelica is related to Elissabat? :D Just a thought~
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 10:38:41 AM
What if Fangelica is related to Elissabat? :D Just a thought~

Her description says that she's Draculaura's sister.  Unless that description is incorrect or it changes later.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ocean on December 22, 2016, 11:48:14 AM
I've seen whispers of both Howleen and Clawd. Howleen pictured on some reboot promo material, and promo drawings for a a Clawd wearing just shorts, in a swimline that had Howleen too. I can't remember if my favorite weresister, Clawdia, was in that swimline. I know Clawdeen and I think maybe one other person were wearing impractical swimsuits that wouldn't let them "jump off a tire swing into the water" like Clawd was shown doing.... (Howeleen had a good one) but I'm worried it was just Clawdeen and not Clawdia. Can't remember for sure, as the outfits underwhemed overall.

What I'm really afraid of is non-articulation on these new dolls (this seems to be something toy manufacturers think is increasingly ok to get away with when the dolls are smaller for some reason. Meanwhile, the MH Megabloks have incedible knee articulaton...), as well as lack of outfit detail, paint detail, and stands.  I have no use for a bunch more small budget dolls like the EAH pixies.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 22, 2016, 11:53:33 AM
I've seen whispers of both Howleen and Clawd. Howleen pictured on some reboot promo material, and promo drawings for a a Clawd wearing just shorts, in a swimline that had Howleen too. I can't remember if my favorite weresister, Clawdia, was in that swimline. I know Clawdeen and I think maybe one other person were wearing impractical swimsuits that wouldn't let them "jump off a tire swing into the water" like Clawd was shown doing.... (Howeleen had a good one) but I'm worried it was just Clawdeen and not Clawdia. Can't remember for sure, as the outfits underwhemed overall.

Are you talking about this?
(http://68.media.tumblr.com/8e4c991e393d7caeb8b4ffe994f54cf2/tumblr_np80gg8ebO1rwp7eso2_500.jpg)
(photo courtesy of Ransurround @ Tumblr)

If so, that's not a reboot pic; it's from one of the Monster High Collection magazine/booklet things and predates the reboot.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ocean on December 22, 2016, 11:55:27 AM
....oh....yup. Too bad it predates the reboot. I guess this swim line never got made?

In that case, I've seen a whisper of HOWLEEN only as her doll was shown talking to twyla's doll in a locker room scene featuring reboot dolls

 :cry: Clawdia!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 22, 2016, 12:07:55 PM
I don't think it was ever intended to be made; the MH collection magazines had a lot of art of chars in different outfits like that (to go along with a little story), heh.

FWIW, Clawdeen's swimsuit is from her Skull Shores doll (minus the beach wrap/cover-up on top) and Howleen's outfit seems to have been based off Clawdeen's Gloom Beach outfit. :B so they weren't entirely made up just for the pic, heh.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 12:15:46 PM
I don't think it was ever intended to be made; the MH collection magazines had a lot of art of chars in different outfits like that (to go along with a little story), heh.

Yep.  There were even images of Skelita with her brother and abuelita, and I sincerely doubt that they ever intended on making a tween skeleton boy and a plus-sized skeleton grandma.... though I would've bought both in a heartbeat. ;)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wardah on December 22, 2016, 12:51:16 PM
What I'm really afraid of is non-articulation on these new dolls (this seems to be something toy manufacturers think is increasingly ok to get away with when the dolls are smaller for some reason. Meanwhile, the MH Megabloks have incedible knee articulaton...), as well as lack of outfit detail, paint detail, and stands.  I have no use for a bunch more small budget dolls like the EAH pixies.

Smaller dolls were never articulated tho. It's not like with the regular dolls where they were all fully articulated and then suddenly started releasing dolls with static joints.

The mega block figs do have articulated knees but they also come apart so there isn't as much risk of snappage. While definitely possible tiny doll joints are usually fragile and fiddly.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Konzern on December 22, 2016, 01:22:54 PM
I wanted family sets, but not like this.  Unless they do an SDCC set, I guess I'll never see a Cleo, Nefera, and Ramses 3 pack.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Evilunicorn on December 22, 2016, 02:10:23 PM
More sets that I'm curious about...*patiently waits for images*
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: piinkypiie on December 22, 2016, 04:19:19 PM
Where is Howleen :(

And lol draculaura has a sister. Did they convert her? Bite her?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Majesty on December 22, 2016, 04:35:06 PM
I feel like Mattel is making stuff up as they go along.  From what I saw in the movie, Draculaura didn't have any siblings.  Unless they decided to have her suddenly appear, like she is an older sister who was away at school or traveling the world or something.  Honestly, I do have a few dolls from this line, and I did buy the movie but I'm not feeling this line like I did the original line.  I recently moved and once my dolls were out of storage, plus the new ones I bought which were from the original like I didn't have room on my bureau for the new ones.  It's the biggest bureau I have and to be honest I'm not 100% upset over it.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 22, 2016, 04:36:29 PM
I don't know how they're going to explain a new sister, who, up until now, has been entirely absent in person and mention in all MH canon. I mean, surely they would have introduced her before or at least hinted at her existence, but you can't just add in such a close relation without explanation. Cousins, maybe, and Viperine succeeded in that regard. But sisters? Unless there's an adoption/conversion thing going on here, I don't think they can pull it off.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 22, 2016, 04:44:56 PM
I don't know how they're going to explain a new sister, who, up until now, has been entirely absent in person and mention in all MH canon. I mean, surely they would have introduced her before or at least hinted at her existence, but you can't just add in such a close relation without explanation. Cousins, maybe, and Viperine succeeded in that regard. But sisters? Unless there's an adoption/conversion thing going on here, I don't think they can pull it off.

They did already pull it off with Cerise and Ramona though.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 22, 2016, 04:55:45 PM
I don't know how they're going to explain a new sister, who, up until now, has been entirely absent in person and mention in all MH canon. I mean, surely they would have introduced her before or at least hinted at her existence, but you can't just add in such a close relation without explanation. Cousins, maybe, and Viperine succeeded in that regard. But sisters? Unless there's an adoption/conversion thing going on here, I don't think they can pull it off.

I really hope we get something that has Dracula going "Hey, I found another dying girl and turned her into a vampire - you have a sister now."
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 22, 2016, 07:01:32 PM
I'd like to say how much Fangelica's name bugs me. It's a very sloppy pun, as either pronunciation loses one aspect of the wordplay. It's either FAN-jelica which makes it sound like she's an enthusiast, or FANG-elica, which no longer sounds like an existing name.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 22, 2016, 07:36:40 PM
And lol draculaura has a sister. Did they convert her? Bite her?

A human girl got too close to Monster High, things escalated quickly and..

Dracula: "Yeah... you always wanted a sister, didn't you? :D "
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: danbo on December 22, 2016, 08:05:03 PM

Are you talking about this?
(http://68.media.tumblr.com/8e4c991e393d7caeb8b4ffe994f54cf2/tumblr_np80gg8ebO1rwp7eso2_500.jpg)
(photo courtesy of Ransurround @ Tumblr)

If so, that's not a reboot pic; it's from one of the Monster High Collection magazine/booklet things and predates the reboot.

That picture is so cute! I love Howleen, so adorable.

Anyway, I'm curious to see this line, but it's just not really sparking my interest. Presumably non-articulated child/tween monsters? No mention of the canon Wolf siblings that I love and miss... I'm just not feeling it. Come on Mattel, surprise me with this one!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 22, 2016, 09:01:11 PM
I wonder if Cleo is going to get a doll in this line. We still have those Pharrah and Lux De Nile trademarks to fill.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: itzelery on December 22, 2016, 09:15:17 PM
It would be cute if they were like little "sisters" only in the sense of a mentor-type thing, as opposed to like actual relatives. I can see that working with Draculaura since neither she nor her sister have last names.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Lhianneth on December 22, 2016, 09:18:04 PM
Trying to stay hopeful about these, but I can't say I've been too impressed with most of the recent releases of late. The idea of family dolls/little siblings is adorable and welcome, but it'll all come down to the execution.

(Giving Draculaura's little sister bat wings and ears is weird to me, since Draculaura originally struggled so hard with her bat transformation... but... I guess that whole canon has been nixed in this continuity anyway...)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: mlly on December 22, 2016, 10:03:31 PM
All of this and the other revealed upcoming lines feel very 'Barbie' but not in a good way.
I really dislike the idea of Draculaura having a sibling.
And regardless of what an official MH account on social media says Clawdeen's original siblings will most likely be axed, as Mattel in the end, is just another company. And much like Barbie, a franchise that frequently introduces core characters and SIBLINGS and then removes/replaces them to never be seen again, I can see the same happening with MH, regardless of what some 'official' account says.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ocean on December 22, 2016, 11:35:47 PM
I don't know how they're going to explain a new sister, who, up until now, has been entirely absent in person and mention in all MH canon. I mean, surely they would have introduced her before or at least hinted at her existence, but you can't just add in such a close relation without explanation. Cousins, maybe, and Viperine succeeded in that regard. But sisters? Unless there's an adoption/conversion thing going on here, I don't think they can pull it off.

In the reboot, they haven't mentioned what happened to Drac's mom, right? I don't even know if they clarified it in the pre-reboot. Sister could be with the mom. Divorced vampires...maybe it happens.

As for smaller dolls being too fragile for joints, I just really feel this is not the case... I think of things like the disney Animator minis having such great knees. I also think of how thin the pre-reboot MH dolls' arms and their  elbow and  wrist joints really are - small enough for a smaller doll, especially since children dolls are generally not as thin as adult (female) dolls, and I'd especially assume these kids wouldn't be as thin as original MH adults. I'm not asking for made-to-move barbie with she-ra's toes here, just some basic elbow and knee articulation so they can be positioned somewhat naturally in more than one position. Like seated without splayed legs.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wardah on December 23, 2016, 01:23:33 AM
I don't know how they're going to explain a new sister, who, up until now, has been entirely absent in person and mention in all MH canon. I mean, surely they would have introduced her before or at least hinted at her existence, but you can't just add in such a close relation without explanation. Cousins, maybe, and Viperine succeeded in that regard. But sisters? Unless there's an adoption/conversion thing going on here, I don't think they can pull it off.

In the reboot, they haven't mentioned what happened to Drac's mom, right? I don't even know if they clarified it in the pre-reboot. Sister could be with the mom. Divorced vampires...maybe it happens.

As for smaller dolls being too fragile for joints, I just really feel this is not the case... I think of things like the disney Animator minis having such great knees. I also think of how thin the pre-reboot MH dolls' arms and their  elbow and  wrist joints really are - small enough for a smaller doll, especially since children dolls are generally not as thin as adult (female) dolls, and I'd especially assume these kids wouldn't be as thin as original MH adults. I'm not asking for made-to-move barbie with she-ra's toes here, just some basic elbow and knee articulation so they can be positioned somewhat naturally in more than one position. Like seated without splayed legs.

Even the animator minis only have knees, not elbows. But tbh even more than elbows or knees I'd want ball and socket joints athe the hip rather than rotational.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 23, 2016, 07:28:11 AM
It would be cute if they were like little "sisters" only in the sense of a mentor-type thing, as opposed to like actual relatives. I can see that working with Draculaura since neither she nor her sister have last names.

I like this idea! It'd be very cute.

All of this and the other revealed upcoming lines feel very 'Barbie' but not in a good way.
I really dislike the idea of Draculaura having a sibling.
And regardless of what an official MH account on social media says Clawdeen's original siblings will most likely be axed, as Mattel in the end, is just another company. And much like Barbie, a franchise that frequently introduces core characters and SIBLINGS and then removes/replaces them to never be seen again, I can see the same happening with MH, regardless of what some 'official' account says.

I was thinking this, too :s It does feel very Barbie-ish. Not that I have anything against Barbie, but I always liked how MH *didn't* just drop established characters at random..
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Kara Zor-El on December 23, 2016, 07:32:29 AM
Perhaps Fangelica is adopted.  And then is sent to boarding school, never to be seen again, re-aligning the reboot with the original Canon   :biggrin:

I'm very interested to see a little sibling body, hoping there are both boys and girls.  Figures that these would come out AFTER I finish my little brother-sized Gremlin custom...
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 23, 2016, 07:54:09 AM
In the reboot, they haven't mentioned what happened to Drac's mom, right? I don't even know if they clarified it in the pre-reboot. Sister could be with the mom. Divorced vampires...maybe it happens.

Preboot, Drac's mom Camilla was married to a Roman soldier, and her father adopted her and took her mom in as well, but Camilla died to the plague...so she's not alive in G1, but G2 might as well resurrect her, because why not?

Somebody really needs to talk to the Mattel executives about brand integrity. In G1, it felt like Garrett and the design team were making what they wanted to make, with no restrictions, but now things feel incredibly forced and almost unwilling on their part, given the things they have to do now.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 23, 2016, 08:46:21 AM
As for smaller dolls being too fragile for joints, I just really feel this is not the case... I think of things like the disney Animator minis having such great knees. I also think of how thin the pre-reboot MH dolls' arms and their  elbow and  wrist joints really are - small enough for a smaller doll, especially since children dolls are generally not as thin as adult (female) dolls, and I'd especially assume these kids wouldn't be as thin as original MH adults. I'm not asking for made-to-move barbie with she-ra's toes here, just some basic elbow and knee articulation so they can be positioned somewhat naturally in more than one position. Like seated without splayed legs.

I completely agree.  Articulation in small scale is 100% doable; and the dolls and figures with full articulation are not always fragile or prone to breakage because of their size.

I mentioned them before, but look at Fairyland RealPukis, which stand under 4 inches tall.  They're articulation is unbelievable—that of a full-size BJD.  Wrists, ankles, double-jointed elbows and knees, femoral joints, hips and underbust...the whole shebang.  Now granted these are strung BJDs; but on the playline spectrum you have GI Joe and similar 1:18 scale action figures.  Again, 4 inches or under, and with articulated arms, legs, elbows and knees, waists, and sometimes underbust joints.  And these are meant for destructive little kid hands.

If these younger sibling dolls lack articulation (and they probably will), I don't think that it will have anything to do with Mattel being incapable of creating articulation in small scale that stands up to play, because that's already a thing.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wuvmykitties on December 23, 2016, 09:11:22 AM
What bugs me even more about these is not only the fact that they'll be smaller than Howleen and similar size dolls, but also they're creating new siblings out of the blue like with Lala's "sister".  If they could make a reboot Twyla, why couldn't they make a reboot Howleen?  Clawdeen's little brothers are how old...2 or 3? 5?  So now we're going to just skip over Howleen and similar tween dolls and make smaller toddler age dolls instead?  Don't little girls like tween dolls like Howleen? Way to smack your consumer base in the mouth, Mattel.
(Incidentally, I do think some girls like them, as I gave some of my MH dolls to a 9 year old & 7 y.o.  The 7 year old immediately grabbed and clung to Howleen.  She just loved her.)



I foresee lots of frou frou and pink in this line... :(
(Hope I am wrong)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 23, 2016, 05:11:04 PM
I'm very interested to see a little sibling body, hoping there are both boys and girls.  Figures that these would come out AFTER I finish my little brother-sized Gremlin custom...
Clawdeen's description only uses "siblings" instead of "sister" like the other descriptions.
And also lacks names like the other ones...

The lack of names make me half - hope for two things:
1) That one of the siblings is a reimagined Howleen. (And she "grows up" later in the line)
2) That Clawdeen is packaged with random siblings. Some packs have two girls, some two boys, some a boy and a girl, etc. She has like a hundred siblings so making something like that wouldn't be hard. (If this happens, I do hope that they at least change something of Clawdeen to make each version more unique, like if she has two girls she wears pink, two boys means blue, boy and girl she has purple, or something like that)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 23, 2016, 09:41:34 PM
2) That Clawdeen is packaged with random siblings. Some packs have two girls, some two boys, some a boy and a girl, etc. She has like a hundred siblings so making something like that wouldn't be hard. (If this happens, I do hope that they at least change something of Clawdeen to make each version more unique, like if she has two girls she wears pink, two boys means blue, boy and girl she has purple, or something like that)

I so love this idea.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Shenanigans on December 23, 2016, 09:46:09 PM

2) That Clawdeen is packaged with random siblings. Some packs have two girls, some two boys, some a boy and a girl, etc. She has like a hundred siblings so making something like that wouldn't be hard. (If this happens, I do hope that they at least change something of Clawdeen to make each version more unique, like if she has two girls she wears pink, two boys means blue, boy and girl she has purple, or something like that)

That would be pretty cool. Does anyone remember Teacher Barbie from the 90's? I think she came with a random assortment of children if I'm not mistaken. Though they might have always been boy/girl and not girl/girl or boy/boy. It would be fun to have a different assortment :)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ghoulbunny on December 23, 2016, 10:48:01 PM
Yeah...This tbh scared me for Clawdia, Clawd, and Howleen's sakes :( I'm a little excited for Fangelica but it's a tad strange that she suddenly has a sister ^^; (Although I'm not TOO shocked because of that new stepmom book so) Fangelica seems pretty cute and I actually really like her name :P

I agree though, I'm starting not to believe Mattel when they say that none of the monsters have been discontinued :/

I'll still be patient of course but if I don't hear from them in a while then, I'll have to assume the worst u_u

Post Merge: December 23, 2016, 10:48:53 PM

On another hand, I hear there's also a Garden of Frights line with three or so new ghouls :O
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 24, 2016, 01:22:57 AM
2) That Clawdeen is packaged with random siblings. Some packs have two girls, some two boys, some a boy and a girl, etc. She has like a hundred siblings so making something like that wouldn't be hard. (If this happens, I do hope that they at least change something of Clawdeen to make each version more unique, like if she has two girls she wears pink, two boys means blue, boy and girl she has purple, or something like that)

This would be sooooo cool!! I'd really love something like this.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 24, 2016, 07:13:39 AM
I really don't think such a thing is going to happen. A mystery/random set would probably sell, but I don't know if they would actually do it. The descriptions at least would mention something like that.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 24, 2016, 08:23:28 AM
I really don't think such a thing is going to happen. A mystery/random set would probably sell, but I don't know if they would actually do it. The descriptions at least would mention something like that.

Probably not.  I think that Ameyal was just throwing out a cool "what if" idea.  Not necessarily postulating that this is what Mattel truly has planned.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 24, 2016, 03:16:32 PM
http://monstertini.tumblr.com/post/154909764741/monster-high-monster-family-survey-leaks-thanks

Honestly I'm laughing so much at Fangelica.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: danbo on December 24, 2016, 03:24:14 PM
Fangelica is a little... Hmm. I'm not sure. I think I need a closer look but I think they're kinda cute!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 24, 2016, 03:28:17 PM
I like Dracula. It's time we got some parent attention. The other siblings range from "cute" to "nah".
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: writtenhuman on December 24, 2016, 03:30:19 PM
No joints...  :cry:
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 24, 2016, 03:30:40 PM
- A DRACULA DOLL AND HE'S NOT SDCC. He also doesn't have arm articulation which suuuucks but I'm counting the fact that he exists at all as a small miracle. I hope he's less shiny in the final product cause YEESH. That Draculaura is really cute too. Time to start looking into a CAM Vampire.
- Kelpie is so cuuuuute I love her big curls. I wonder if this is how she'll actually look though. I know there was concept art where Kelpie looked a lot more like lagoona (less spines, straighter hair) this kelpie looks like a fusion of those concepts and her GSR design.
- The Wolf sibling I'm assuming is Barker looks a lot like male!Howleen in the grainy art.
- Clawdeen is wearing pants and that's amazing.
- The solo sibling dolls are simultaneously hilarious and adorable. I actually really like Pawla. Also kudos to Ebbie for throwing yet another wrench in how amphibious/fishlike lagoona actually is. They minimize her webbing and add scales (fish) but Ebbie will presumably grow up and have legs (amphibian).
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 24, 2016, 03:31:56 PM
Boring clothing silhouettes for the most part but I am slightly impressed with younger sibling molds sans no articulation.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Claire85 on December 24, 2016, 03:52:40 PM
Like that we're getting Dracula, that's cool.
Kelpie is pretty cute. I sort of like the older Clawdeen sibling, but at the same time it doesn't look that well made?
Well the ones that come with her. The single pack is alright..

..Draculaura's sister is.. Not ok. She looks more related to Gigi/Whisp than Draculaura.

I'm honestly surprised it has taken them this long to use the Kelly(?) mold.

But no articulation.. Not even in the two packs? Really? How are they supposed to cook in that kitchen if they can't move their arms.

All in all, these make me sad.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 24, 2016, 06:10:48 PM
The more I look, the more I like Kelpie, and Lagoona's funky outfit is sort of cool, too. I don't mind reduced articulation on smaller things, so I might pick up the Blues.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Knightfire on December 24, 2016, 06:28:45 PM
I wish they'd give the little (er... littler?) siblings some darn elbow and knee articulation, at least. I mean, their limbs aren't much (if any) thinner than the MH standards are! We *know* they can do better than this is the thing that gets me.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 24, 2016, 06:54:55 PM
I hope the final product does have articulation, but even if they don't, I'm really liking Dracula, Kelpie and the "big" sibling in Clawdeen's two pack.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: sisterskipper on December 24, 2016, 07:31:48 PM
I am loving Kelpie and Ebbie, and that Lagoona is so pretty.  I really like the werecubs. I am not a fangelinas look but I like little siblings. And I can't wait for Dracula.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 24, 2016, 07:40:10 PM
The more I look at these the more I like them. It think the grainy box art is doing wonders. Pawla is really cute to me for some reason and since I know I'm going to be picking up the kitchen playset for Dracula I might as well finish the fam ;)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: danbo on December 24, 2016, 08:57:23 PM
Now that I'm home and can actually see the pictures:

I love Kelpie! She's such a cutie in GSR, and now I can actually have a doll of her with my GSR Lagoona! Not sure about the other Blue girl, I think her face mold is a bit offputting, and I wonder about how to display her without a stand. Unless her fin folds down into a stand like the GSR dolls?

Fangelica is... Is that some kind of pink fur collar around her neck? It's really distracting me, making me think her other wing cuts across her chest. I dunno. I almost feel like she's so weird it's cute. I'll have to see her finished version.

Clawdeen's little sister? Adorable. I'm definitely getting her. The other Wolf sibling is okay. The baby just looks... strange.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Rhana on December 25, 2016, 01:59:39 AM
Kelpie is really cute! Not too fond of the Wolf siblings... But I like that we're getting a Dracula. :D
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Lhianneth on December 25, 2016, 02:26:17 AM
Lagoona's sibs are cute, but not really sold on the rest. Also not keen on the lack of articulation, but kind of thought that was coming already.

All said and done, I'll probably skip this line entirely, to be honest. The little ones are cute, but not sure they're cute enough to justify their addition...
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Marisol Coxi on December 25, 2016, 07:18:37 AM
I'm wondering if under all that hair Kelpie still has her cute gigantic ears... i like the Blues, they're pretty cute.

Im willing to look past Fangelica's weird existance and appearance because i feel like it'll look better with clearer pics and art.

I dont think the new Wolf sibs are any indication of the ones we know not existing anymore, this line seems to focus exclusively on toddlers/kids, and at least its nice to know her family better i guess. I love Pawla (?) and I think its hilarious the baby is eternelly in wolf state. It also reminds me of how much the Wolfs should belong in a TLC reality show.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 25, 2016, 07:34:14 AM
Pawla is SO CUTE oh gosh!! I NEED her. I love her hair!! Though her paw-hands/feet are kind of weird. Hopefully they look better in person. But aside from that, aaaaa what a cutie!!! I love how these come with little accessories.

Ebbie's alright and Fangelica is... better than I was expecting, I guess? Still hoping she'll be a step/adopted sis, though.

Does it weird anyone else out that these younger girls are more animal-y than the normal chars?

Kelpie is.. alright? Her face looks older than the rest of her, though, that's kind of weirding me out. If that makes sense. I like her hair, though. Also, is Lagoona wearing shorts? :O And Clawdeen's definitely wearing trousers.. It's nice to have a break from the endless minidresses, haha.

DRACULA woah :O I didn't expect him! He's very.. shiny. Haha. It's a shame he doesn't have more articulation but it's great to see more adult dolls.

(speaking of articulation, I honestly don't care that the younger dolls don't have much of it; little dolls like that pretty much never have more than the basic arm/leg articulation, so I fully expected it. They look fine without it, imo.)

So is the older sib that comes in the Clawdeen set a boy, then? At first I thought it was a girl w/ shorts, lol. He (?) does look like a genderswapped Howleen, haha, at least from what I can make out. He's alright. I still don't get why the younger wolves have tails, though.. The baby doesn't really do it for me. I'm not a fan of baby dolls anyway though, so, you know. ^^; These are definitely better than I was expecting, though.

I dont think the new Wolf sibs are any indication of the ones we know not existing anymore, this line seems to focus exclusively on toddlers/kids, and at least its nice to know her family better i guess. I love Pawla (?) and I think its hilarious the baby is eternelly in wolf state. It also reminds me of how much the Wolfs should belong in a TLC reality show.

I think so, too. Howleen/Clawd/Clawdia's lack of presence so far is worrying (moreso for Howleen and Clawd, Clawdia at least has an excuse to not be around so much, since she's older and the older girls were always a bit scarce.. if that makes sense) but I don't think this is the final nail in the coffin or anything for them. If that makes sense.
(Also that last part, XD I'd totally watch a reality show about them, haha)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wardah on December 25, 2016, 08:22:45 AM
OK so I'm glad we are getting more younger siblings for Clawdeen since I never thought Howleen was the youngest. I like that we are getting Dadcula since that means we might get Clawdeen's Mom eventually. The Blue siblings are cute too.

The younger siblings would have been better with articulation but I also collect Strawberry Shortcake and she doesn't have any either.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 25, 2016, 11:16:37 AM
Dadcula

(http://mlparena.com/Smileys/default/lmao.gif)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Flick on December 25, 2016, 04:07:55 PM
Did they use the standard boy mold for Dracula? He looks quite young.  :P
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 25, 2016, 04:14:36 PM
Having just looked again for reference, I have to say I'm genuinely very surprised that Kelpie is actually an accurate doll to her GSR design. I was genuinely expecting something different, but her top, her hair, her skin, her glasses, it's all there, and I'm glad they remembered her! She's definitely going to be a priority, and Lagoona will be great rebodied, too. I honestly think Kelpie will look even better with her specs over her face, but I'm glad she's not packaged that way for us wonk-checkers.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wuvmykitties on December 25, 2016, 05:58:39 PM
I took another look at them again today too, and I love Kelpie.  I need her!

Even tho I am bummed that we haven't seen Howleen or Clawd yet, the Wolf siblings are cute. :)  Not a fan of Clawdeen's wide eyes but the rest of her including PANTS is cool.

I am seriously hoping Dracula doesn't have molded hair and no articulation but if he does, he'll get rebodied. 
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 25, 2016, 06:37:03 PM
I hope it's just a prototype because in my opinion Kelpie looks like Lagoona's Monster Exchange doll with a purple face/body.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 25, 2016, 08:09:02 PM
I hope it's just a prototype because in my opinion Kelpie looks like Lagoona's Monster Exchange doll with a purple face/body.
To be fair, that is what she looks like, minus the ability to create the gradient effect.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: piinkypiie on December 25, 2016, 10:19:44 PM
i wish dracula was sold sepeartely.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ghoulbunny on December 26, 2016, 05:44:45 PM
Fangelica is....well LOL
Pawla on the other hand, I'm pretty sold on her. I love love her hair! Kelpie is pretty cute as well~
I'm not entirely sure about Dracula though LOL His face is a bit off putting for me, but I'd like to see him in real life - Although I'm very jealous of his batty apron which I want one for myself :P
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 27, 2016, 09:55:22 AM
Random Clawd and Clawdeen two pack;

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/155030179857
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ghoulbunny on December 27, 2016, 10:00:17 AM
Clawd!!  :biggrin:

God I'm happy to see him
And playing football LOL
As well as a new hair style it looks like!

Fingers crossed for Howleen and Clawdia!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 27, 2016, 10:13:53 AM
Found a commercial for the family sets: https://www.instagram.com/p/BOhFSEwhbx3/.

Random Clawd and Clawdeen two pack;

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/155030179857

This is really random. Good to see him back though, maybe this will quell everyone's fears about Howleen and Clawdia. I wonder what his reboot face is going to look like.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RodimusKnight on December 27, 2016, 10:37:02 AM
So much lack of Articulation in the family packs.   :cry:
Title: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: textsfrommh on December 27, 2016, 10:59:48 AM
Clawd's still alive! He's getting a football themed 2-pack with Clawdeen.

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/155030179857
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 27, 2016, 11:00:43 AM
What's up with his arms? It looks like Deuce's new body with the G1 forearms....? I'm assuming it's an error.

I actually like that Clawdeen's makeup and her fierce eyebrows definitely are an improvement. A football Clawd is neat, especially since they didn't  ruin his face like Mr. Gorgon, but oh, dear, his hair...it never looks like the webisodes, and his ears always turn out to look gigantic due to the length.

I might consider getting this pack and reheading him with a neutral G1 Clawd- probably my favorite, which is Scarnival.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: mlly on December 27, 2016, 11:03:50 AM
I don't buy the boy dolls but I'm glad I was wrong about Clawdeen's OG siblings being axed. I know a lot of others will be too.

Just annoyed that the reboot's new trend or style of repetitive makeup and hair colors is still ongoing. Clawdeen used to have such varied makeup and hair pre-reboot which is why she was fun to collect, but now, not anymore.

And of course, this still does not excuse the reboot's really bad 'core' cast focus, image tone down, and huge lowering of already pretty low quality.
Title: Re: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: Claire85 on December 27, 2016, 11:08:24 AM
Clawd's still alive! He's getting a football themed 2-pack with Clawdeen.

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/155030179857

Oh thank god.

And are those.. REAL FABRIC CLOTHING?! Wooooah.
AND ARTICULATION?! Who is this new company.  :P

There's one of the original siblings down.
Title: Re: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: Manster Guy on December 27, 2016, 11:40:31 AM
WOW, no of us saw this coming. CLAWD'S GOT MUSCLES, oh yeah....baby. I absolutely love this pack, they both look clawsome. Now I wonder if they'll change Clawds eyes on the actual doll from what look like his original eyes to the bigger reboot variety. Either way I must own this pair.
Title: Re: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: Lhianneth on December 27, 2016, 12:05:52 PM
I know I should know better, but I'm a little disappointed they didn't give Clawdeen her own set of football gear as well.

But at least she has pants instead of another minidress?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wuvmykitties on December 27, 2016, 12:32:12 PM
I just LOVE this two pack.  Finally a fierce reboot Clawdeen!  Still not liking the large eyes, but she's got some of her fierceness back.  And Clawd....oh baby...SO handsome with muscles!  Please don't give him the bug eyes Mattel and please don't decide to take away those gorgeous brows on either of them.  These are two of the few reboot core character dolls I like...so far...
Title: Re: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: Ameyal on December 27, 2016, 01:33:59 PM
YAAAASSSSSSS
Although I'm kind of worried that they might not have knees :s
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 27, 2016, 03:07:32 PM
Omg Clawd! But why aren't his arms furry like Clawdeen's?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 27, 2016, 03:27:40 PM
Prolly didn't want to mold more new G2 boy limbs for him, and they do so hate to actually make guys who deserve molded details. Neighthan and Gil are the lucky ones. Although perhaps the final product will be different, as the stock photo arms look wrong, anyway.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Marisol Coxi on December 27, 2016, 03:30:07 PM
This 2-pack is really cute, I'm actually really digging these two. That plus the fact it sorta confirms Clawd is really cool.

So, just as a recap... the wolf family is made of:

Clawdia, Clawd, Clawdeen, Howleen, at least 12 cubs from WTMH, from which the new boy doll might or not be a part off, Pawla and the baby. That makes 18/19 little wolves. 20 plus parents. Damn.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 27, 2016, 03:34:07 PM
Prolly didn't want to mold more new G2 boy limbs for him, and they do so hate to actually make guys who deserve molded details. Neighthan and Gil are the lucky ones. Although perhaps the final product will be different, as the stock photo arms look wrong, anyway.
Perhaps he will and it's just a prototype doll?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Carrehz on December 27, 2016, 04:01:14 PM
CLAWD!! I probably won't get him (boy dolls tend to be hit or miss for me, plus not a fan of the hair) but I'm so glad he hasn't been retconned out of existence!! I hope Howleen and Clawdia show up again soon <333 This makes me hopeful.

Also I love how awkward these adverts sound without music or anything. XD
Title: Re: LOTS of new Amazon Listings Found
Post by: galaxy on December 27, 2016, 06:13:31 PM
This set is sooo cute
(http://68.media.tumblr.com/42e8a92358ebe529d7651cd722b7d872/tumblr_oiuu82PEVG1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg)

moving to relevant MH thread from EAH - Melissa, discussion mod
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: smileshy22 on December 27, 2016, 06:30:49 PM
I'm so glad Clawd is coming back! I hope he doesn't turn out to be Clawdeen's cousin or boyfriend...
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 27, 2016, 06:53:48 PM
I'm so glad Clawd is coming back! I hope he doesn't turn out to be Clawdeen's cousin or boyfriend...
If not I can ship him with Silvi :)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: danbo on December 27, 2016, 07:22:45 PM
Whoo, Clawd! I don't really collect boys, but I like Clawd. I hope Howleen comes back. :0
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Esbayne on December 27, 2016, 08:56:57 PM
I NEED Dracula. The rest I like, but couldn't see them in my collection. I know they ARE young, but they look too cutesy for my tastes.
The mergirl catches my eye though. She looks like a little sister for Fin to me, but I know she's probably not.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Shenanigans on December 27, 2016, 09:23:54 PM
Clawd! So happy to see him in the reboot! And is it just me or does this Clawdeen look more like her old pre-reboot self? I don't know why that is. I really like her!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Blackberry-Tea on December 27, 2016, 09:55:31 PM
Yooo omg Clawd isn't gone!!! So there's a good chance the other siblings could come back! But I'm curious if there will be a webisode about clawds return and the rest of clawdeens family
Title: Re: Re: New Stuff!
Post by: itzelery on December 27, 2016, 10:01:08 PM
I know I should know better, but I'm a little disappointed they didn't give Clawdeen her own set of football gear as well.

But at least she has pants instead of another minidress?


I'll gladly just transfer the shoulder pads onto her~
I want another line of sports dolls!

On another note: there go THOSE shoes again, hahaha. One constant that has stayed throughout the franchise. :P
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 27, 2016, 10:20:41 PM
I hope he doesn't turn out to be Clawdeen's cousin or boyfriend...

I thought the exact same thing!  Especially with that pic of him with his arm kind of around her/behind her back.  I dunno, something about it just made me wonder if they might change the nature of their relationship this time around.  Though, to be honest, I think I'd be okay if they did.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Crystal-Spooky on December 27, 2016, 11:01:17 PM
I hope he doesn't turn out to be Clawdeen's cousin or boyfriend...

I thought the exact same thing!  Especially with that pic of him with his arm kind of around her/behind her back.  I dunno, something about it just made me wonder if they might change the nature of their relationship this time around.  Though, to be honest, I think I'd be okay if they did.

I personally think Mattel wouldn't want to deal with the possible 'incest' backlash they might get for doing that, so if he isn't a sibling he'll probably be another relative of some kind  ^^;
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 28, 2016, 05:26:34 AM
I hope he doesn't turn out to be Clawdeen's cousin or boyfriend...

I thought the exact same thing!  Especially with that pic of him with his arm kind of around her/behind her back.  I dunno, something about it just made me wonder if they might change the nature of their relationship this time around.  Though, to be honest, I think I'd be okay if they did.

Yeah I was kind of "Wait, what."

I like her having older siblings. Clawd being her (unrelated) boyfriend now might give us a love triangle between them and Raith which I can't say I'd be excited about.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 28, 2016, 06:08:25 AM
Remember the good old days when we had a main character who wasn't romantically attached to anyone?

But I seriously doubt Clawd's no longer her brother (not all male/female two-packs need to be date sets). He'd need a new last name, and I'm sure everyone would be upset for it. I'm crossing my fingers that the execs aren't that stupid.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Morieris on December 28, 2016, 06:26:20 AM
We've still got everyone else except inevitably Cleo who are free agents, so I'll take this reboot tradeoff. Unless they're going to replay Cleo dates Clawd and everyone breaks up amicably again.

If the monsters are in hiding, what football team are they going to play against....will they go for away games.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Konzern on December 28, 2016, 07:45:08 AM
The only family set I'm excited for.  Clawd is such a pleasant surprise, there had been nothing reported of him.  I'll have to get them, even if it's the only reboot Clawdeen I get.  The football lines don't give her an as terrified look. 
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ghoulbunny on December 28, 2016, 10:16:55 AM
It'd be pretty awkward if they made him her boyfriend LOL; Cousin I wouldn't even mind so much, but I really did admire the big-brother thing. I'm also still hoping he's somewhat with Draculaura, I dunno, I really liked those two ^^;
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: SaelaVe on December 28, 2016, 10:20:11 AM
Clawd being her (unrelated) boyfriend now might give us a love triangle between them and Raith which I can't say I'd be excited about.

She could always become the new Frankie and go through boyfriends like water. XD
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 28, 2016, 10:32:12 AM
The general lack of reboot media is getting frustrating. No proper webisodes for Shriekwrecked to establish Gil and Gooliope's returns, nothing exploring who the characters are- it's just meaningless (if funny) episodes in their daily lives. But no, I don't think Clawd's role has changed. Affection can be expressed between family without it being taken as a romance, can't it?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 28, 2016, 03:07:42 PM
Ebie looks like Lagoona's and Finnegan's child. :|
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ocean on December 28, 2016, 03:17:53 PM
I think any romance suggested by the way the dolls were posed was accidental (and I personally didn't really pick up on it).

I'm more confused about the sexism of Clawd being the one with the football accessories, but Clawdeen has eyeblack too.

They're being much more aware of being sexist in the reboot, so it almost seems like they're planning a "surprise" twist where she drops her giant bow and ONE pom pom (really, she couldn't have two pom-poms?) and leads the football team to victory, a la Cerise but hopefully to less overall shock from the student body. Clawd will hopefully then join the cheer team with that one pom-pom, although the bow is not really something most male cheer team members would ever wear, so that's kind of oddly gender-specific.

Anyway, I'll be honest, I am still very anxious for Clawdia. I feel like Clawd is way more mainstream than her and she could easily be canned, him being here does not assure her survival at all. But I LOOOOOVE her open-mouthed fangy smile and no other doll has it... and I like her academic-sophisticated personality very much as well.

Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on December 28, 2016, 03:25:29 PM
The tricky bit with Clawdia is that, like Nefera, she is no longer an MH student, and so there are fewer ways to squeeze her into a line.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Claire85 on December 28, 2016, 03:37:13 PM
It's probably more of a "School Spirit" or "Pep Rally" line than a football line.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 28, 2016, 04:55:40 PM
I didn't pick up any romantic overtones either, what can happen is that they make him a cousin, a non-related male, but has a "like brother and sister" relationship with her(Which would be cool, actually) or, worst case scenario, he keeps appearing in dolls, but doesn't appear in canon anymore(Kinda like Wydowna, or the Frightmares)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on December 28, 2016, 05:40:00 PM
I didn't pick up any romantic overtones either, what can happen is that they make him a cousin, a non-related male, but has a "like brother and sister" relationship with her(Which would be cool, actually) or, worst case scenario, he keeps appearing in dolls, but doesn't appear in canon anymore(Kinda like Wydowna, or the Frightmares)
I think that's the case with Skelita and it seems like it for Rochelle and Gil also.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Claire on December 28, 2016, 05:56:48 PM
Random Clawd and Clawdeen two pack;

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/155030179857

This is a cute set! I love how sassy Clawdeen looks. :) I am also a fan of the ridiculously big bow. And ARTICULATION!
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: piinkypiie on December 28, 2016, 06:32:23 PM
I thought Clawd played basketball

On a side note, yayyyyyy Clawd is back. Now just waiting for Howleen
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Ameyal on December 28, 2016, 06:47:24 PM
I thought Clawd played basketball

On a side note, yayyyyyy Clawd is back. Now just waiting for Howleen

Well, technically, is Casketball :p

I didn't pick up any romantic overtones either, what can happen is that they make him a cousin, a non-related male, but has a "like brother and sister" relationship with her(Which would be cool, actually) or, worst case scenario, he keeps appearing in dolls, but doesn't appear in canon anymore(Kinda like Wydowna, or the Frightmares)
I think that's the case with Skelita and it seems like it for Rochelle and Gil also.
Dunno... Shriek... something... seems to be a holdover of G1, as is the Collector Skelita, but even then we have almost nothing story wise from G2... Clawd, Howleen and Clawdia are bit different in the sense that they're Clawdeen's family. Nefera is in the same boat. We *saw* the girls rescuing Cleo in the movie, but there was absolutely no mention of Nefera, so it is also possible she doesn't exist in story mode, but there will be still dolls of her.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: ReversedUser on December 28, 2016, 06:59:40 PM
I thought Clawd played basketball

On a side note, yayyyyyy Clawd is back. Now just waiting for Howleen

He was in the Graveball Grates webisode, which involves monster football so I guess the implication is that Clawd plays a bunch of sports (just like how clawdeen has a soccer based fashion pack and a baseball based doll)
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RodimusKnight on December 29, 2016, 10:19:08 AM
We've still got everyone else except inevitably Cleo who are free agents, so I'll take this reboot tradeoff. Unless they're going to replay Cleo dates Clawd and everyone breaks up amicably again.

If the monsters are in hiding, what football team are they going to play against....will they go for away games.

Plenty of siblings (not mine) will put an arm around each other for photos, so it doesn't really need to mean they aren't going to be brother and sister again.

BTW, am I the only person hoping they don't put Cleo and Deuce back together. I wouldn't mine if they did some dating, but it's a relationship that felt to forced to me in the series as it was.

Post Merge: December 29, 2016, 10:25:17 AM

I can buy Clawdeen and Lagoona having some distant siblings we haven't heard mentioned before, but where on earth did Fangelica come from? (Eyes Dracula and Clawdeen's mum suspiciously)

I would love is this suspicion ended up truth, after all, out of all the MH couples they've tried to put together in the movies and webisodes, Clawdeen's mom and Dracula had the best chemistry. 
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Wardah on December 29, 2016, 11:12:18 AM
I can buy Clawdeen and Lagoona having some distant siblings we haven't heard mentioned before, but where on earth did Fangelica come from? (Eyes Dracula and Clawdeen's mum suspiciously)

I would love is this suspicion ended up truth, after all, out of all the MH couples they've tried to put together in the movies and webisodes, Clawdeen's mom and Dracula had the best chemistry.

I dunno. Draculaura and Frankie had tons of chemistry too. They are totally a couple and nobody can tell me differently.
Title: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: Heyheymandakay on January 16, 2017, 07:47:39 AM
(http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu152/HeyHeyMandaKay/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-01/CB19FAF4-5D9F-4E78-8F28-54B56C613107.jpg)

(http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu152/HeyHeyMandaKay/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-01/2FF5BF91-DE8C-4D53-BA72-E6F5247E81A8.jpg)

Found these photos while browsing through tumblr...

Looks like a new reboot pack is in the works and best yet CLAWD is back!! I've been a big Clawd fan and for awhile the reboot had me believing he was never to be seen again. I'm super psyched to see him back in action!

Love seeing the brother and sister together again! I wish Clawd had fur on his wrists and ankles like Clawdeen. (Personally I think some molded chest hair would be a nice touch too!) His curly mohawk is to die for though!! <3

I already want these two scary bad! What do you think?!

merging with existing thread where there is already an ongoing discussion of this set - Melissa, Monster Discussion mod
Title: Re: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: Majesty on January 16, 2017, 08:09:09 AM
Wow G2 Clawd looks pretty similar to G1 Clawd.  So instead of casketball we get graveball?  Hmm...ok.  Clawdeen looks cute in this set though.
Title: Re: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on January 16, 2017, 09:47:43 AM
We've already seen graveball in G1, so it's nice to see a toy representation. I like Clawd with the upgraded G2 body, but I definitely need to rehead him with Scarnival.
I agree that the lack of fur on Clawd is odd, but they probably thought molding new limbs or a torso would be a waste. And while it's technically possible, I think chest hair would be sorta creepy for a kid's toy. Gil still weirds me out with his scales.
Title: Re: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on January 16, 2017, 02:40:36 PM
We've already seen graveball in G1, so it's nice to see a toy representation. I like Clawd with the upgraded G2 body, but I definitely need to rehead him with Scarnival.
I agree that the lack of fur on Clawd is odd, but they probably thought molding new limbs or a torso would be a waste. And while it's technically possible, I think chest hair would be sorta creepy for a kid's toy. Gil still weirds me out with his scales.
I think he will have furry arms and legs also because the arm looks way to small and doesn't match the rest of it. This is probably a prototype doll. I sure hope so anyway! :P
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on January 16, 2017, 02:56:34 PM
That's what I thought, too. He clearly has G1 forearms, so I hope the final doll will share his sister's wrist fur.
Title: Re: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on January 16, 2017, 03:37:20 PM
We've already seen graveball in G1, so it's nice to see a toy representation. I like Clawd with the upgraded G2 body, but I definitely need to rehead him with Scarnival.
I agree that the lack of fur on Clawd is odd, but they probably thought molding new limbs or a torso would be a waste. And while it's technically possible, I think chest hair would be sorta creepy for a kid's toy. Gil still weirds me out with his scales.
I think he will have furry arms and legs also because the arm looks way to small and doesn't match the rest of it. This is probably a prototype doll. I sure hope so anyway! :P
Maybe he will still be on a G1 body? Shriekwrecked Gil has the same G1 body, but Deuce has a G2 body so maybe some get new bodies and some guys don't?
Title: Re: Brother & Sister: Graveball & Fearleading Pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on January 16, 2017, 04:04:20 PM
We've already seen graveball in G1, so it's nice to see a toy representation. I like Clawd with the upgraded G2 body, but I definitely need to rehead him with Scarnival.
I agree that the lack of fur on Clawd is odd, but they probably thought molding new limbs or a torso would be a waste. And while it's technically possible, I think chest hair would be sorta creepy for a kid's toy. Gil still weirds me out with his scales.
I think he will have furry arms and legs also because the arm looks way to small and doesn't match the rest of it. This is probably a prototype doll. I sure hope so anyway! :P
Maybe he will still be on a G1 body? Shriekwrecked Gil has the same G1 body, but Deuce has a G2 body so maybe some get new bodies and some guys don't?

Probably because Gil has his own unique body mold and it would cost too much or be a waste to just make one with all the scales? But all they have to do is mold the fur on the lower limbs on the new G2 body which Deuce has for Clawd, kinda like with Clawdeen/Abbey for example without actually creating a whole new body mold for him.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: 8BrickMario on January 16, 2017, 04:04:51 PM
I hope some returning guys use the G1 body, but Clawd should not be one of them. Some guys in MH are better suited to the bulkier frame, and Clawd definitely could use it. I think the stock photo uses the G2 body but not the arms, so the final version should have the same physique as Deuce. Gil doesn't seem as well suited to the new body, and it would be extra effort for Mattel to include his fins and scales, so no change.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on January 16, 2017, 04:07:35 PM
I hope some returning guys use the G1 body, but Clawd should not be one of them. Some guys in MH are better suited to the bulkier frame, and Clawd definitely could use it. I think the stock photo uses the G2 body but not the arms, so the final version should have the same physique as Deuce. Gil doesn't seem as well suited to the new body, and it would be extra effort for Mattel to include his fins and scales, so no change.

Well yes because Gil is a swimmer and most swimmers are lean and thin.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Captain Jigglypuff on January 16, 2017, 04:14:37 PM
Claw seen having more siblings introduced isn't a problem as we have always known she had a lot of them just never an exact number. Draculaura having a sister literally appeared out of nowhere. Why is she popping up now and nowhere to be seen in Welcome to Monster High? Lagoona having siblings that weren't mentioned before GSR makes sense since she is at MH by herself as part of an exchange program. We still need to see Ghoulia's sister and Minnie Taur as well. I'm actually quite curios as to what a female Minotaur would look like.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on January 16, 2017, 04:16:54 PM
Claw seen having more siblings introduced isn't a problem as we have always known she had a lot of them just never an exact number. Draculaura having a sister literally appeared out of nowhere. Why is she popping up now and nowhere to be seen in Welcome to Monster High? Lagoona having siblings that weren't mentioned before GSR makes sense since she is at MH by herself as part of an exchange program. We still need to see Ghoulia's sister and Minnie Taur as well. I'm actually quite curios as to what a female Minotaur would look like.

Because Fangela is a retcon? lol I can over look it though
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Captain Jigglypuff on January 16, 2017, 04:48:20 PM
Claw seen having more siblings introduced isn't a problem as we have always known she had a lot of them just never an exact number. Draculaura having a sister literally appeared out of nowhere. Why is she popping up now and nowhere to be seen in Welcome to Monster High? Lagoona having siblings that weren't mentioned before GSR makes sense since she is at MH by herself as part of an exchange program. We still need to see Ghoulia's sister and Minnie Taur as well. I'm actually quite curios as to what a female Minotaur would look like.

Because Fangela is a retcon? lol I can over look it though

Who's Fangela?
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on January 16, 2017, 05:03:19 PM
Claw seen having more siblings introduced isn't a problem as we have always known she had a lot of them just never an exact number. Draculaura having a sister literally appeared out of nowhere. Why is she popping up now and nowhere to be seen in Welcome to Monster High? Lagoona having siblings that weren't mentioned before GSR makes sense since she is at MH by herself as part of an exchange program. We still need to see Ghoulia's sister and Minnie Taur as well. I'm actually quite curios as to what a female Minotaur would look like.

Because Fangela is a retcon? lol I can over look it though

Who's Fangela?

I meant Fangelica.
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Claire85 on January 16, 2017, 05:14:32 PM
My question is... why not just introduce her (La La's sister) for WTMH?

Did they not have this line in mind when doing the reboot from the beginning?

They can't just have been like "Oh yeah, what if Lala had a sister too? Even though we just put out
this brand new movie and doll line."

That just seems like poor business..
Title: Re: Family Sets
Post by: Captain Jigglypuff on January 16, 2017, 06:36:51 PM
My question is... why not just introduce her (La La's sister) for WTMH?

Did they not have this line in mind when doing the reboot from the beginning?

They can't just have been like "Oh yeah, what if Lala had a sister too? Even though we just put out
this brand new movie and doll line."

That just seems like poor business..

This is exactly what I mean! Lala and Dracula were clearly living alone in a huge house and were the only two inside until Clawdeen and her family and Frankie came along. Lagoona gets a pass for unknown siblings until GSR because she never really discussed about her life there so we never knew what her life was like before transferring to MH.
Title: New Clawdeen and... Clawd?
Post by: Chelsey on January 17, 2017, 09:58:35 AM
Have these been posted yet? I just saw these images on tumblr.

(http://68.media.tumblr.com/8972dc18488d7f4472ab7290460409a4/tumblr_oiuu82PEVG1rosg0bo2_540.jpg)

(http://68.media.tumblr.com/42e8a92358ebe529d7651cd722b7d872/tumblr_oiuu82PEVG1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg)

From here (http://"http://68.media.tumblr.com/42e8a92358ebe529d7651cd722b7d872/tumblr_oiuu82PEVG1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg")

They're definitely reboot... so Clawd is returning?



Merging with current discussion. Robina
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: skirracorvus on January 24, 2017, 10:40:18 PM
I thought I was safe from buying a lot of dolls during this reboot but nooooo that Clawd pack looks awesome!! Football uniform! I've been using a helmet from a jawbreaker candy at Dollar Tree haha
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire on January 25, 2017, 09:30:36 AM
At first I wasn't fond of what they'd done to Clawdeen's face paint with the reboot, she had a sort of worried/scared look to her. But Electrified and now this Clawdeen both have that sassy look that I love. I think they're getting better with her. :)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: cometcrystal on January 25, 2017, 01:11:20 PM
I'm not a fan of these family sets at ALL. I'm alright with Lagoona and Clawdeen's sets for the most part; even though I don't really like the younger dolls, at least they have siblings in canon. And I'm more ready to accept Clawdeen having brand new siblings because, in the media, she has many that we have never seen before. But Draculaura's is just ridiculous. Everything in canon, pre-reboot and reboot, has established that she is an only child.

However, I'm in love with the Clawdeen+Clawd 2 pack! I think it's part of that new sports line with Frankie and Venus. I think they both look amazing and I'm definitely getting it.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Heyheymandakay on January 25, 2017, 01:32:30 PM
I'm not a fan of these family sets at ALL. I'm alright with Lagoona and Clawdeen's sets for the most part; even though I don't really like the younger dolls, at least they have siblings in canon. And I'm more ready to accept Clawdeen having brand new siblings because, in the media, she has many that we have never seen before. But Draculaura's is just ridiculous. Everything in canon, pre-reboot and reboot, has established that she is an only child.

However, I'm in love with the Clawdeen+Clawd 2 pack! I think it's part of that new sports line with Frankie and Venus. I think they both look amazing and I'm definitely getting it.

So there's a new sports line with Frankie and Venus?! That gets me excited!! I love the ghoul sports line with Spectra, Clawdeen and Toralei!! Any word on which sports they'll be showcasing and or more photos?!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: cometcrystal on January 25, 2017, 01:38:57 PM
So there's a new sports line with Frankie and Venus?! That gets me excited!! I love the ghoul sports line with Spectra, Clawdeen and Toralei!! Any word on which sports they'll be showcasing and or more photos?!

There is a thread about the line right here! :biggrin: http://mharena.com/index.php/topic,13614.0.html
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on January 27, 2017, 04:12:11 PM
Clawd and Clawdeen have been found in the wild: https://www.instagram.com/p/BPyXGzxFHwo/. Not sure where though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: darkcatra25 on January 27, 2017, 04:44:44 PM
I was just able to order the set on Toys R Us ebay as Monster High Winning Werewolves Doll - Clawdeen Wolf and Clawd Wolf set.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on January 27, 2017, 05:04:26 PM
Dang, another case of an older sibling not receiving their younger sister's reboot upgrades.

Still need him, though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on January 27, 2017, 06:56:03 PM
That's really cute clawdeen art.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Flutterswirl on January 28, 2017, 01:31:02 PM
Feeling a little more optimistic after seeing this set. :) I might have to buy the little siblings, though, even if they're not articulated.

And if anybody buys this Clawd just to rebody the head, I'd be interested in the G2 body. Teen-sized *boy* dolls of color are almost impossible to find!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: neon_jellyfish on January 28, 2017, 02:49:57 PM
So Clawd doesn't have molded-on fur after all? It's kind of weird, since it was mentioned in sig Clawdeen's diary that she has to spend a lot of time shaving, and after reboot she's all furry, but her brother isn't... I don't mind furry limbs, I like them about the same as I do non-furry ones, but a girl being all hairy while the boy of the same species is silky smooth makes it weird for me... Oh well, off with the stereotypes!
I'm really glad Clawd is alive and kicking!  :biggrin:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on January 28, 2017, 02:53:04 PM
Another weird thing about Clawd not having any fur is that his original bio states his freaky flaw is how much he sheds.

Honestly I think I know why Clawd doesn't have fur: it's because it would be a very specialized mold that they'd only get to use once in a blue moon. Clawdeen's mold gets multiple uses across 3 different characters, which makes her worth it. Meanwhile not only is Clawd a boy, which already limits his potential releases, but other than him there are no other furry guys in the MH cast. Think how long it took for Manny's body to get reused.

Deuce got a new body, but he doesn't have any details that can't be painted on. Gil did not get the new body, which could be because either they didn't want to scale up all his details, or because Shriekwrecked is obviously a leftover from G1. Even G1 ghouls with heavy amounts of detail tended to get neglected.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on January 28, 2017, 04:37:05 PM
Wasn't it stated somewhere that the younger a werewolf is the more wolfy it is? Like maybe because Clawd is a year or 2 older he outgrew the extra fur tufts?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on January 28, 2017, 04:53:16 PM
I feel like I remember that too, but that's old canon...I have a feeling their physiology changed hardcore in G2.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on January 28, 2017, 11:06:33 PM
I feel like I remember that too, but that's old canon...I have a feeling their physiology changed hardcore in G2.

Well considering the little sibling dolls are wolfier, especially the cub one, I think it's still a thing.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: neon_jellyfish on January 29, 2017, 12:34:24 AM
Wasn't it stated somewhere that the younger a werewolf is the more wolfy it is? Like maybe because Clawd is a year or 2 older he outgrew the extra fur tufts?
I think I'm gonna make this my headcanon, it makes sense and covers the "not-money-efficient" reason for using G1 mold.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Captain Jigglypuff on January 29, 2017, 04:13:20 AM
Another weird thing about Clawd not having any fur is that his original bio states his freaky flaw is how much he sheds.

Honestly I think I know why Clawd doesn't have fur: it's because it would be a very specialized mold that they'd only get to use once in a blue moon. Clawdeen's mold gets multiple uses across 3 different characters, which makes her worth it. Meanwhile not only is Clawd a boy, which already limits his potential releases, but other than him there are no other furry guys in the MH cast. Think how long it took for Manny's body to get reused.

Deuce got a new body, but he doesn't have any details that can't be painted on. Gil did not get the new body, which could be because either they didn't want to scale up all his details, or because Shriekwrecked is obviously a leftover from G1. Even G1 ghouls with heavy amounts of detail tended to get neglected.

Except for Jinafire and Robecca. Jinafire has quite a few dolls for a side character and the same can be said of Robecca. They may have the typical body size but they do have highly detailed imprinted bodies. Plus Robecca tha the gears in the back of her legs.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on January 29, 2017, 08:34:59 AM
Another weird thing about Clawd not having any fur is that his original bio states his freaky flaw is how much he sheds.

Honestly I think I know why Clawd doesn't have fur: it's because it would be a very specialized mold that they'd only get to use once in a blue moon. Clawdeen's mold gets multiple uses across 3 different characters, which makes her worth it. Meanwhile not only is Clawd a boy, which already limits his potential releases, but other than him there are no other furry guys in the MH cast. Think how long it took for Manny's body to get reused.

Deuce got a new body, but he doesn't have any details that can't be painted on. Gil did not get the new body, which could be because either they didn't want to scale up all his details, or because Shriekwrecked is obviously a leftover from G1. Even G1 ghouls with heavy amounts of detail tended to get neglected.

Except for Jinafire and Robecca. Jinafire has quite a few dolls for a side character and the same can be said of Robecca. They may have the typical body size but they do have highly detailed imprinted bodies. Plus Robecca tha the gears in the back of her legs.

Yeah, but that was G1. So far all the dolls with the new reboot bodies have only had minor variations (i.e. Clawdeen's fur, etc), I believe.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on January 29, 2017, 11:10:55 AM
I agree that the detailed bodies are going away- for example, Venus has the same G2 torso and only her limbs are molded. I think everything now is about cost, so they can't splurge on an incredibly detailed one-off mold anymore, and are reluctant to even make minor mold changes such as with Clawd.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: smileshy22 on February 03, 2017, 08:34:41 PM
I found this picture on Tumblr comparing the new Clawd body to the old one. I guess he's been working out!  ;)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/86542ac25842c673a49626289bed7721/tumblr_oku0ofHLFS1ro3iqzo1_540.jpg)

Here's the original post: http://momdusa.tumblr.com/post/156784715966/nevraforever-on-ig-shared-this-comparison-pic-of
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on February 03, 2017, 09:18:35 PM
This is like the third or fourth time I've seen a G1 doll looking wonked next to their reboot counterpart. His face does look different, but in a completely different way than I expected. I thought he'd at least have bigger eyes like Gil but they almost seem smaller in this release. The way they applied his eyebrows looks a little different too.

Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 04, 2017, 06:56:35 AM
In that picture, G1 just looks totally spaced out. Good to see confirmation of the G2 body, though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: akirafay on February 04, 2017, 07:42:31 AM
Hmmm. I kinda wish they kept both the old G1 body and the new G2 body. I mean, this muscular build definitely fits Clawd much better, since he is kinda supposed to be buff and muscular. But, for example, I always considered Deuce rather slim/lanky (maybe it has to do with the whole serpentine theme?) and the buff body is just weird fit for him in my opinion... X:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 04, 2017, 08:16:06 AM
Huh? but if they made him a new body told why they didn't add molded fur? is odd that Clawdeen has fur but not her older brother, I'm confused  :blink:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: cometcrystal on February 04, 2017, 08:28:15 AM
Huh? but if they made him a new body told why they didn't add molded fur? is odd that Clawdeen has fur but not her older brother, I'm confused  :blink:
My guess is they don't wanna spend the extra money to create a new mold with fur for him, since they could just use the new buff mold they also used on Deuce and not have to make any changes except in skin color. Tbh, I'm just glad he's buff now, I never liked any of Clawd's dolls before because he looked way too skinny compared to how he looked in the media. (Nothing wrong with skinny, it just isn't Clawd, lol)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 04, 2017, 11:31:32 AM
Deuce has always been portrayed as a tough guy, so the G2 shape fits him, even though G2 is going closer to his G1 body. Clawd just reuses the Deuce body/limbs because Mattel is getting cheaper about new molds. I imagine the G1 shape isn't goes for good- imagine how silly Heath and Billy would look if they tried to bring them back with the bulky shape. And Gil is still skinnier, although that's equally due to cheapness as it is to accuracy. I just picked up the Wolf set today, so I'll post some pictures when I have them out of the box.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on February 04, 2017, 01:28:11 PM
So I guess the new Clawd/Clawdeen set confirms that Clawd hasn't been axed from the character roster. Does this mean we'll see Howleen and Clawdia down the road, I wonder?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 04, 2017, 01:54:53 PM
Clawdia isn't a hugely important cast member, and it's harder to put her into the plot due to her graduated status, so I'm not sure about her. I hope they try, though!

Okay, so my impressions of the pack.

Clawd's hair is probably the best style they've tried for him, I just wish the afro-curls weren't restricted to a mohawk. However, it feels like they just glued on the strip of hair, because it's not a good texture and the curls are shedding a lot. Appropriate, but not pleasant. The flocked part is really soft, though. For the face, I think he's fine. Some fang wonk, but the eyes were the best of the packs. I'm pleased that his pants are the actual fabric used on sports uniforms.

Clawdeen's not awful, and she can have spirit, but I don't love her. Her hair is really flat at the back and really curled at the ponytail (still better than my MR Drac's), and her bow is a headband that doesn't actually grip her hair- it's supposed to rest on top and then grip her ponytail.

So obviously Clawd's the one to get, and I like him more than I thought I would. I probably won't need to rehead him, I'll just wipe off the eyeblack.

Pics:
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Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 04, 2017, 02:02:35 PM
Huh? but if they made him a new body told why they didn't add molded fur? is odd that Clawdeen has fur but not her older brother, I'm confused  :blink:
My guess is they don't wanna spend the extra money to create a new mold with fur for him, since they could just use the new buff mold they also used on Deuce and not have to make any changes except in skin color. Tbh, I'm just glad he's buff now, I never liked any of Clawd's dolls before because he looked way too skinny compared to how he looked in the media. (Nothing wrong with skinny, it just isn't Clawd, lol)

Thanks, it has a lot of sense now   ;)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 04, 2017, 03:03:51 PM
Oh  i adore Clawd! I wonder though if he and Ula will be a couple in the new canon?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Fairy Tale Man on February 04, 2017, 03:30:40 PM
imagine how silly Heath and Billy would look if they tried to bring them back with the bulky shape.

I don't know, I think it could work. EAH gave this type of body to Dexter after all. xD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on February 04, 2017, 03:44:50 PM
imagine how silly Heath and Billy would look if they tried to bring them back with the bulky shape.

I don't know, I think it could work. EAH gave this type of body to Dexter after all. xD

 :haha:

Maybe that's just Charming genetics? XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 04, 2017, 04:03:30 PM
One last thing to add: Clawd looks much better in Dance Class Gil's shoes. They couldn't go more perfectly with his uniform, and are much less toylike.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Captain Jigglypuff on February 04, 2017, 04:29:04 PM
Not a fan of Clawdeen's outfit. She should have been given the fear leading uniform or even a variation of it. It would have fit much better with the Pom Pom.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 17, 2017, 02:48:12 PM
This artwork for the new YouTube series shows some more family members...might we be seeing these soon?

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

Pic is from this presentation:

http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/MAT/3844220312x0x928663/309AFA27-E708-4B66-9C13-757E2A0B422F/5_Susie_Lecker_Presentation.pdf
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Fairy Tale Man on February 17, 2017, 02:51:21 PM
I see no Fangelica in that picture.

I love the speech bubble over Lagoona's brother's mouth saying Youtube.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on February 17, 2017, 03:11:41 PM
Please give us a lagoona family gift set mattel... I would be so happy.
Also give my my little sister Howleen back please
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Rhana on February 17, 2017, 03:17:56 PM
This artwork for the new YouTube series shows some more family members...might we be seeing these soon?

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

Pic is from this presentation:

http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/MAT/3844220312x0x928663/309AFA27-E708-4B66-9C13-757E2A0B422F/5_Susie_Lecker_Presentation.pdf

Is that... Lagoona's MOM?!  :dropjaw: Ohmigosh! YES! And possibly her dad? Ihh!!! *screams*

Also, look at Clawdeen's mom and Dracula <3 Cuties! Btw, does she have a name?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 17, 2017, 03:37:54 PM
This artwork for the new YouTube series shows some more family members...might we be seeing these soon?

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

Pic is from this presentation:

http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/MAT/3844220312x0x928663/309AFA27-E708-4B66-9C13-757E2A0B422F/5_Susie_Lecker_Presentation.pdf

Yasss! I think her name is Pawla? lol

Is that... Lagoona's MOM?!  :dropjaw: Ohmigosh! YES! And possibly her dad? Ihh!!! *screams*

Also, look at Clawdeen's mom and Dracula <3 Cuties! Btw, does she have a name?

Post Merge: February 17, 2017, 03:38:24 PM

This artwork for the new YouTube series shows some more family members...might we be seeing these soon?

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

Pic is from this presentation:

http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/MAT/3844220312x0x928663/309AFA27-E708-4B66-9C13-757E2A0B422F/5_Susie_Lecker_Presentation.pdf



Is that... Lagoona's MOM?!  :dropjaw: Ohmigosh! YES! And possibly her dad? Ihh!!! *screams*

Also, look at Clawdeen's mom and Dracula <3 Cuties! Btw, does she have a name?
Yasss! I think her name is Pawla? lol
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on February 17, 2017, 03:56:32 PM
I'm surprised Lagoona's family didn't change much from Great Scarrier Reef (she seems to be missing a brother...). I really hope that we see more of them!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 17, 2017, 04:00:11 PM
I think Pawla is the name of Clawdeen's little sister in the family line, not her mom. And I'm also happy that the GSR designs stuck around.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 17, 2017, 04:11:25 PM
I think Pawla is the name of Clawdeen's little sister in the family line, not her mom. And I'm also happy that the GSR designs stuck around.
Oh yes. I believe it's Harriet
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 17, 2017, 04:12:38 PM
Also, look at Clawdeen's mom and Dracula <3 Cuties! Btw, does she have a name?

She does.  It's Harriet Wolf.

(https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/599/32806302552_1bd0f4c2e5_z.jpg)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5898034/?ref_=nv_sr_1
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 17, 2017, 04:49:57 PM
This artwork for the new YouTube series shows some more family members...might we be seeing these soon?

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

Pic is from this presentation:

http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/MAT/3844220312x0x928663/309AFA27-E708-4B66-9C13-757E2A0B422F/5_Susie_Lecker_Presentation.pdf


The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 17, 2017, 04:56:33 PM
Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Rhana on February 17, 2017, 05:29:57 PM
Aww, yeah! :D Goona's mom is so cute!
HarrietxDracula is  a thiiing. :3
But, I think, if they introduce Clawd to the movies/series, it'll be okay. Lala n Clawd are stronk. :3

Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?

Right? XD They look a  lot like the EAH forest spirits.

And the DC girl, Frost, looks a LOT like Crystal Winter. xD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: desdisques on February 17, 2017, 06:08:59 PM
Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?

I think they are their own separate thing but it looks like they were inspired by the EAH pixies, might even share molds for some of them.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on February 17, 2017, 07:53:50 PM
...
Lagoona's mom is GORGEOUS! If they don't make a doll of her, I'm so gonna make one of my Seamonsters cam into her.
New Theory: Lagoona looks like one of her grandparents.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 17, 2017, 09:36:17 PM
Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?

No.  It was announced either late last year or early this year (can't remember when I saw it) that they are their own thing.



The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:

I'm sure that that won't be the case.  If Clawd does make his way into the animated canon, I'm confident that either he and Lala won't be a thing this time around, or Dracula and Harriet won't happen.

I wouldn't worry too much about it.  Mattel won't let that happen in a series aimed at elementary school students. ;)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: WinterwolfR on February 17, 2017, 10:40:48 PM

The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:
Or they could stretch it and make him clawdeen's cousin :crazy:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 18, 2017, 07:09:03 AM
And the DC girl, Frost, looks a LOT like Crystal Winter. xD
Well, at least Killer Frost has an excuse- she's based on her real comics designs. And she's more blue than green/purple, so she's different enough.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 18, 2017, 08:24:29 AM
Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?

No.  It was announced either late last year or early this year (can't remember when I saw it) that they are their own thing.



The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:

I'm sure that that won't be the case.  If Clawd does make his way into the animated canon, I'm confident that either he and Lala won't be a thing this time around, or Dracula and Harriet won't happen.

I wouldn't worry too much about it.  Mattel won't let that happen in a series aimed at elementary school students. ;)

I assume it just could be an overlook of the cartoon's writers, just like the case of the Lion King 2 were Kovu was meant to be Scar's and Zira's biological son until at the last minute they remember Scar is Simba's uncle so that will make Kovu and Kiara first cousins  :annoyed: so they re-dubed some dialogues for Zira mention that she adopted Kovu


The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:
Or they could stretch it and make him clawdeen's cousin :crazy:

That's a option to not make it that directly odd, or they could play it safe and say is Silvi's brother  :)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 18, 2017, 08:27:09 AM
Are Enchantimals an EAH spin-off line?

No.  It was announced either late last year or early this year (can't remember when I saw it) that they are their own thing.



The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:

I'm sure that that won't be the case.  If Clawd does make his way into the animated canon, I'm confident that either he and Lala won't be a thing this time around, or Dracula and Harriet won't happen.

I wouldn't worry too much about it.  Mattel won't let that happen in a series aimed at elementary school students. ;)

I assume it just could be an overlook of the cartoon's writers, just like the case of the Lion King 2 were Kovu was meant to be Scar's and Zira's son until at the last minute they remember Scar is Simba's uncle so that will make Kovu and Kiara first cousins  :annoyed: so they re-dubed some dialogues for Zira mention that she adopted Kovu


The artwork is adorable I'm glad to see Lagoona's mom........ HOWEVER if Dracula and Clawdeen's mom have feelings to each others that would mean that Draculaura and Clawd shouldn't able date because if the parents are dating they will make them practically stepsister and stepbrother   :annoyed:
Or they could stretch it and make him clawdeen's cousin :crazy:

That's a option to not make it that directly odd, or they could play it safe and say is Silvi's brother  :)


Has Clawd even been confirmed in the g2 canon ? I know we got  his doll, but there's no word of him in the animated canon. The same with Skelita. I don't think we'll see him in anything other than doll form as he won't exist in the new canon.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 18, 2017, 11:16:33 AM
Has Clawd even been confirmed in the g2 canon ? I know we got  his doll, but there's no word of him in the animated canon. The same with Skelita. I don't think we'll see him in anything other than doll form as he won't exist in the new canon.

No, he hasn't.  He isn't even pictured in that ad for the new animated series.
And I do believe, at this point anyway, that some characters will continue to get dolls but never appear in the actual canon.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on February 18, 2017, 11:29:12 AM
Has Clawd even been confirmed in the g2 canon ? I know we got  his doll, but there's no word of him in the animated canon. The same with Skelita. I don't think we'll see him in anything other than doll form as he won't exist in the new canon.

No, he hasn't.  He isn't even pictured in that ad for the new animated series.
And I do believe, at this point anyway, that some characters will continue to get dolls but never appear in the actual canon.

I'm starting to believe this too, but I really hope it doesn't happen. I really don't want to have to add "instagram canon" and "doll release canon" to MH's ever growing list of continuities.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 18, 2017, 02:31:18 PM
Has Clawd even been confirmed in the g2 canon ? I know we got  his doll, but there's no word of him in the animated canon. The same with Skelita. I don't think we'll see him in anything other than doll form as he won't exist in the new canon.

No, he hasn't.  He isn't even pictured in that ad for the new animated series.
And I do believe, at this point anyway, that some characters will continue to get dolls but never appear in the actual canon.

I do too. Abbey, Rochelle, Gil, Skelita, and now Clawd.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 21, 2017, 08:42:27 AM
I just realized all of them have full cloth outfits! I had expected molded tops, but no!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dfotw on February 21, 2017, 02:13:26 PM
Oh no, Dracula has unarticulated arms and *gasp* molded hair! We're facing a Daring Charming situation here, people: http://toyfair17.asmzine.com/gallery/mattel/showroom/slides/DSC04635.html

(look at the full gallery for more detailed pics of the family sets)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on February 21, 2017, 02:35:16 PM
Here's hoping that his hair is a separate piece (Like Daring's), because then it will be easy to remove and root in an actual hairstyle.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Knightfire on February 21, 2017, 02:55:27 PM
Oh no, Dracula has unarticulated arms and *gasp* molded hair! We're facing a Daring Charming situation here, people: http://toyfair17.asmzine.com/gallery/mattel/showroom/slides/DSC04635.html

(look at the full gallery for more detailed pics of the family sets)

Does the poor manster at least get pants?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on February 21, 2017, 02:58:25 PM
Oh no, Dracula has unarticulated arms and *gasp* molded hair! We're facing a Daring Charming situation here, people: http://toyfair17.asmzine.com/gallery/mattel/showroom/slides/DSC04635.html

(look at the full gallery for more detailed pics of the family sets)

Does the poor manster at least get pants?
Yep, full cloth pants. There's a full-body shot that illustrates that.
And to be honest, the molded hair doesn't bother me. Short hair on dolls is so difficult to manage, so I don't know why everyone would prefer the hassle. Aesthetics, I suppose, but the less hair stress I can get, the better.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 21, 2017, 03:01:40 PM
Wow those little sisters are adorable  :biggrin:
The Draculaura's sister looks odd wit the ears and paws/claws on the feet, she is more close in appearance  to a gargoyle than a vampire, maybe she could be Rochelle's sister instead? lol
 I like the wolf one the best so cute!!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Rhana on February 21, 2017, 04:32:56 PM
Oh no, Dracula has unarticulated arms and *gasp* molded hair! We're facing a Daring Charming situation here, people: http://toyfair17.asmzine.com/gallery/mattel/showroom/slides/DSC04635.html

(look at the full gallery for more detailed pics of the family sets)

Does the poor manster at least get pants?
Yep, full cloth pants. There's a full-body shot that illustrates that.
And to be honest, the molded hair doesn't bother me. Short hair on dolls is so difficult to manage, so I don't know why everyone would prefer the hassle. Aesthetics, I suppose, but the less hair stress I can get, the better.

I agree, shorter hair on dolls looks better molded. :) I am liking that Dracula!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on February 21, 2017, 05:54:24 PM
I don't get why people expect the little sisters to be articulated. Chelsea isn't articulated and MTM Barbies are even more articulated than MH. The thing is little sibling dolls are often skewed towards younger kids and younger kids break fragile elbow and wrist joints. I still think they are cute and a cooler alternative to the Barbie sister packs.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on February 22, 2017, 09:00:46 AM
Are most of the kitchen play-set parts reused? That cooker looks like they modified the kiln from the art class play set, although I'm not sure if the other bits are recycled.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 22, 2017, 09:50:43 AM
Are most of the kitchen play-set parts reused? That cooker looks like they modified the kiln from the art class play set, although I'm not sure if the other bits are recycled.

No, those are all new pieces.
The design is similar to the kiln, but it's not identical.  I think that this is simply a case of there only being so many ways that you can work coffins into a design before they all start to look alike. XD


(https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3776/33056033255_818c12b279_z.jpg)
(https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2517/32240441413_f13759152b_z.jpg)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on February 24, 2017, 07:51:34 AM
I don't get why people expect the little sisters to be articulated. Chelsea isn't articulated and MTM Barbies are even more articulated than MH. The thing is little sibling dolls are often skewed towards younger kids and younger kids break fragile elbow and wrist joints. I still think they are cute and a cooler alternative to the Barbie sister packs.

I know for me (and I'm only speaking for myself) MH spoiled me in that I was able to get dolls with a wide range of articulation for a low price.  I understand why they didn't articulate the siblings, but I think they would be cooler if they had *some* articulation, like knee and elbow joints. 

Is the hand-shaped chair new, or recycled?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 24, 2017, 08:23:00 PM
Is the hand-shaped chair new, or recycled?

Oh, that's the Art Class playset.  It's old now.  I just posted it for comparison with the new kitchen playset..
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on February 25, 2017, 03:05:10 AM
Are most of the kitchen play-set parts reused? That cooker looks like they modified the kiln from the art class play set, although I'm not sure if the other bits are recycled.

No, those are all new pieces.
The design is similar to the kiln, but it's not identical.  I think that this is simply a case of there only being so many ways that you can work coffins into a design before they all start to look alike. XD
Thanks for the comparison pics, that really helps. You know what? If Mattel can put all that money into tooling new moulds for all those playset pieces why oh why have they given Drac stiff arms? It doesn't make sense to me  :shrug: :shrug:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on February 25, 2017, 06:28:26 AM
Are most of the kitchen play-set parts reused? That cooker looks like they modified the kiln from the art class play set, although I'm not sure if the other bits are recycled.

No, those are all new pieces.
The design is similar to the kiln, but it's not identical.  I think that this is simply a case of there only being so many ways that you can work coffins into a design before they all start to look alike. XD
Thanks for the comparison pics, that really helps. You know what? If Mattel can put all that money into tooling new moulds for all those playset pieces why oh why have they given Drac stiff arms? It doesn't make sense to me  :shrug: :shrug:

Because the set is aimed at small kids who don't care about articulation?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on February 25, 2017, 10:24:45 AM
Are most of the kitchen play-set parts reused? That cooker looks like they modified the kiln from the art class play set, although I'm not sure if the other bits are recycled.

No, those are all new pieces.
The design is similar to the kiln, but it's not identical.  I think that this is simply a case of there only being so many ways that you can work coffins into a design before they all start to look alike. XD
Thanks for the comparison pics, that really helps. You know what? If Mattel can put all that money into tooling new moulds for all those playset pieces why oh why have they given Drac stiff arms? It doesn't make sense to me  :shrug: :shrug:

Because the set is aimed at small kids who don't care about articulation?
or to make the dolls a wee bit sturdier? Children tend to lose parts or accidentally break them, at least Dracula can't lose his hands now?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on February 25, 2017, 10:46:18 AM
Because the set is aimed at small kids who don't care about articulation?
or to make the dolls a wee bit sturdier? Children tend to lose parts or accidentally break them, at least Dracula can't lose his hands now?

I understand all of that, but even the old budget MH dolls had knee joints.  It's not that hard to give them to the siblings. 
Another thing I noticed is that the sibs' hands seem slightly larger than they should be.  Just my observation.

And again this is JMO but when I was 4 years old, I wanted my dolls to be able to bend their knees and arms.  In fact I had a Barbie clone who was jointed and made of plastic.  And this was back in 1969.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on February 25, 2017, 10:51:04 AM
I don't know why I just thought of this but Clawdia, Clawdeen, Howleen, and Pawla could totally be monster stand-ins for Barbie, Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea : P. How fun
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Rhana on February 25, 2017, 11:29:25 AM
Yes, I was thinking about that too!
But I thought of Skipper as Kelpie, haha. xD How long has Stacie been around? I never has any little sister Barbies except for Kelly, maybe that's why. 8D
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: desdisques on February 25, 2017, 02:27:06 PM
They reused the fabric from Fangtastic Fitness for Lagoona's outfit. (sorry if someone already mentioned this, it's a long thread!)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on February 25, 2017, 02:28:26 PM
Stacie made her debut in 1990, and was out for a few years with several types of dolls and friends.  Then she disappeared for a while, and later on (not sure when) made a comeback.  I have always liked Stacie, she's cute and fun. 
Note: Stacie shouldn't be confused with Stacey, Barbie's friend from the late 60s thru early 70s.  She was Barbie sized.

ReversedUser has a good thought there....the Wolf family is like the monster version of Barbie's! LOL
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: ReversedUser on February 25, 2017, 02:59:46 PM
They reused the fabric from Fangtastic Fitness for Lagoona's outfit. (sorry if someone already mentioned this, it's a long thread!)

Huh, they sure did :blink:. Usually I'm really good at noticing reused fabrics. Still a really cute swimsuit.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Sapphire-Light on February 25, 2017, 05:26:39 PM
They reused the fabric from Fangtastic Fitness for Lagoona's outfit. (sorry if someone already mentioned this, it's a long thread!)
Good eye, and now that you mention that Lagoona from the family pack I just notice she doesn't have knee, elbow or wrist joints, but the Draculaura is only jointed at her knees and also NO fangs, this is confusing  :annoyed:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on February 25, 2017, 07:14:45 PM
They reused the fabric from Fangtastic Fitness for Lagoona's outfit. (sorry if someone already mentioned this, it's a long thread!)
Good eye, and now that you mention that Lagoona from the family pack I just notice she doesn't have knee, elbow or wrist joints, but the Draculaura is only jointed at her knees and also NO fangs, this is confusing  :annoyed:
Draculaura not having fangs is probably just a prototype thing. Mistakes happen, like when the welcome to MH Frankie didn't have her scar, then was released with it
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on March 02, 2017, 10:54:20 PM
I wonder if seeing all her friends with siblings is going to make Frankie want a little sibling of her own.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on March 03, 2017, 07:01:41 PM
I wonder if seeing all her friends with siblings is going to make Frankie want a little sibling of her own.
If that happens, I hope she makes Hoodude as a little brother instead of a boyfriend in this continuity
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on March 03, 2017, 08:08:02 PM
Yeah I think they should adopt him... since she made him
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Cleoglyphics on March 05, 2017, 11:02:43 PM
Mrrr, not liking how Dracula had stiff joints.

The lil sibling dolls are cute though. Except for Lala's sister who've I tried to like and just can't.

I might get Lagoona and Clawdeen's siblings
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on March 15, 2017, 02:55:49 AM
I wonder if they will get Just Play to do large toddler dolls of Pawla, Fangelica, and Ebbie.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on March 15, 2017, 01:15:23 PM
I wonder if they will get Just Play to do large toddler dolls of Pawla, Fangelica, and Ebbie.
I could see Pawla or Fangelica maybe but I think Ebbie wouldn't since they'd need to make a mermaid toddler, and it would look weird if it was a fabric tail over human legs
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on March 20, 2017, 06:32:06 AM
Here's some more high-rezzy artwork of the sibs.

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/f8aeb27a202e322b9a55a37ab2164995/tumblr_on2r4fqK291tc5d60o3_1280.jpg)
(https://68.media.tumblr.com/74fb430dbec3f95f2224863a44594bc6/tumblr_on2r4fqK291tc5d60o2_1280.png)
(https://68.media.tumblr.com/66fcfe0836f26fb9096eff9ac80585f1/tumblr_on2r4fqK291tc5d60o1_1280.png)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on March 23, 2017, 06:31:56 PM
Pawla is such a cutie <3 although her raised arm is weird, I hadn't noticed it before, but.. isn't that going to look really weird unless you have her in that exact pose? :s Like, without the teddy bear it'd just look odd. I don't mind that these only have minimal articulation in *general* - dolls of this size pretty much never have fancy articulation - but that arm does bother me. I mean, I'm glad she can hold her teddy *somehow* and she's not another doll with accessories that she can never use, but still..

the giant hands/feet on these kind of bother me, too (I can sort of understand it w/ Pawla since I guess they're meant to look like paws, but it looks odd on Fangelica). Plus I still don't get why the younger members of the family are more animal-y than the older ones (Clawdeen, Lagoona etc) anyway, it's kind of weird if you think about it.. like, what, do the little werewolves lose their tails when they grow up or something? o_O Don't get me wrong, I like their tails, I think they're cute, I just think it's odd that they have them when Clawdeen and Clawd still don't. I just want consistency!! XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on March 23, 2017, 06:38:59 PM
I have been laughing at Dracula's face for about three days now.

Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Knightfire on March 23, 2017, 07:06:08 PM
I have been laughing at Dracula's face for about three days now.

I'm imagining him making this... "NnYYEEEEK!" noise.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on March 23, 2017, 09:22:34 PM
the giant hands/feet on these kind of bother me, too (I can sort of understand it w/ Pawla since I guess they're meant to look like paws, but it looks odd on Fangelica). Plus I still don't get why the younger members of the family are more animal-y than the older ones (Clawdeen, Lagoona etc) anyway, it's kind of weird if you think about it.. like, what, do the little werewolves lose their tails when they grow up or something? o_O Don't get me wrong, I like their tails, I think they're cute, I just think it's odd that they have them when Clawdeen and Clawd still don't. I just want consistency!! XD
With the werewolves, is simply that the older they get, the better they can transform between "wolf" and.. uhm... "were". My guess is that if they wanted, Clawdeen and her mom could be more "wolfy" in their bipedal forms if they wanted.
Lagoona's little squirt sister is just further proof that she is more close to frogs than fishes, and said sister is still in her tadpole stage.
Draculaura's... I got nothing, but I'm headcanoning she's adopted and is not a vampire, but a bat like Batsy.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on March 24, 2017, 09:23:59 AM
the giant hands/feet on these kind of bother me, too (I can sort of understand it w/ Pawla since I guess they're meant to look like paws, but it looks odd on Fangelica). Plus I still don't get why the younger members of the family are more animal-y than the older ones (Clawdeen, Lagoona etc) anyway, it's kind of weird if you think about it.. like, what, do the little werewolves lose their tails when they grow up or something? o_O Don't get me wrong, I like their tails, I think they're cute, I just think it's odd that they have them when Clawdeen and Clawd still don't. I just want consistency!! XD
With the werewolves, is simply that the older they get, the better they can transform between "wolf" and.. uhm... "were". My guess is that if they wanted, Clawdeen and her mom could be more "wolfy" in their bipedal forms if they wanted.
Lagoona's little squirt sister is just further proof that she is more close to frogs than fishes, and said sister is still in her tadpole stage.
Draculaura's... I got nothing, but I'm headcanoning she's adopted and is not a vampire, but a bat like Batsy.

Ooh yeah, that'd make sense with the wolves. And I like the idea of Lagoona's sis being a "tadpole", that's adorable :)

Fangelica really is weird, though.. she just makes no sense. :x I do like the idea of her being adopted though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: leenetje on March 24, 2017, 09:33:48 AM
I love clawdeens little sister and am certainly going to pick her up. Probably also going to pick up the Dracula pack, he's fun. And NEED the lagoona two-pack. Kelpie is totally adorable  :biggrin:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on March 25, 2017, 04:46:33 PM
Some high quality pics of the Monster Family two-packs and the Vampire Kitchen have been posted here: http://monsterhighcolombia.tumblr.com/

It looks like Dracula will have some articulation in his legs.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on April 10, 2017, 08:33:28 AM
Stock photo of the little sisters, don't think this has been posted here yet..

http://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/159125274082
(http://68.media.tumblr.com/4f53950eeab5a057d77b83b5a81d20cb/tumblr_onsvpmBjCr1rosg0bo3_1280.jpg)

I *knew* Pawla's left arm would look awkward in any position other than the one they displayed at Toy Fair >_< But she is terribly cute aside from that.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: DEStokes on June 24, 2017, 07:23:28 PM
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N1PWONP/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I preordered the 'Monster Family Vampire Kitchen' playset on June 20th.  On my order screen it says the release date is December 20, 2020.  I feel like that's just a random date and it won't actually be 3 years and 6 months until it's released. 

Out of curiosity, did anyone else preorder the set?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Squirrelypaws on July 03, 2017, 07:05:45 PM
According to a couple of posts I've seen on Facebook, these guys are starting to show up in Walmart! None of the posts said an exact location, though.

I can't wait to find them! Pawla is just too cute. I hope they're not too expensive, because I think I need an army of her. XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 04, 2017, 08:35:58 AM
I actually quite like  Ebbie...I just wish she were articulated in the arms.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on July 04, 2017, 02:50:23 PM
I wonder if this family line is the last line they'll make since it seems like nothing else is on the horizon?

Anyway the family Lagoona is articulated in this stop motion video. I'm not sure if it's just for the video though. I quite like the orangy lip color on Lagoona.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pe-uSPr_Qw
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 05, 2017, 06:37:38 AM
I wonder if this family line is the last line they'll make since it seems like nothing else is on the horizon?

Anyway the family Lagoona is articulated in this stop motion video. I'm not sure if it's just for the video though. I quite like the orangy lip color on Lagoona.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pe-uSPr_Qw

It's too soon for the Winter lines to be officially to be announced and we haven't gotten any leaks. It seems either Mattel has gotten better at stopping the leaks or whoever used to do the leaks lost interest in MH because the reboot. The only clue there might be more is that they trademarked some other possible sibling names so they might have a wave 2 of these.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on July 05, 2017, 07:31:17 AM
The one thing i am bothered about is Ebbie's hair.  I thought it was going to be curly?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 05, 2017, 12:50:52 PM
Kelpie is the Blue with curls, Ebbie always had the long ponytails.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on July 07, 2017, 06:51:28 AM
According to a couple of posts I've seen on Facebook, these guys are starting to show up in Walmart! None of the posts said an exact location, though.

I can't wait to find them! Pawla is just too cute. I hope they're not too expensive, because I think I need an army of her. XD

They are out in the UK. I saw all three of them this morning at Smyths. There were lots of Fangelina but only one each of Pawla and Ebbie. I wasn't going to buy any of them because I didn't really like their photos but they are actually really cute in real life so I ended up getting Ebbie.
Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.

She has an articulated tail :/ She can sit down. I actually really like her. I am also worried that I might end up getting the other two as well, when they come down to sale price. I don't like Clawdeen, but Pawla is really very sweet. Sigh.

Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: desdisques on July 07, 2017, 04:43:12 PM
Has anyone tried head swapping the little sister heads onto the regular girls' body yet? Does it look good or weird?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on July 07, 2017, 05:25:53 PM
Their heads are smaller than the regular size ghouls, so you'ed end up with 'pin head syndrome'. Not a good look :P
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: desdisques on July 07, 2017, 06:26:26 PM
Their heads are smaller than the regular size ghouls, so you'ed end up with 'pin head syndrome'. Not a good look :P

Some people shrink heads to get them smaller, so I was thinking maybe it could still look normal, just not bobble head.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 08, 2017, 03:42:12 PM
DeNile siblibgs on the way?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWS7wGjFcPn/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWQv0d-FHE_/
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on July 08, 2017, 03:46:03 PM
What is going on with these siblings coming out of nowhere? It was one thing trying to figure out why Draculaura suddenly has a little sister, but now Cleo has a little brother she's never mentioned until now?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 08, 2017, 03:48:18 PM
Their heads are smaller than the regular size ghouls, so you'ed end up with 'pin head syndrome'. Not a good look :P

Some people shrink heads to get them smaller, so I was thinking maybe it could still look normal, just not bobble head.
Agreed- I'd think the smaller heads would look more realistically proportioned than the older ghouls'...but it might make their necks look too long.

But that de Nile baby isn't a boy. She has eyelashes. That tank/shorts combo does look like a mummy boy's, though, which I'm excited about. We've had so many mummy girls by now- why not a guy for once?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 08, 2017, 04:01:46 PM
But that de Nile baby isn't a boy. She has eyelashes. That tank/shorts combo does look like a mummy boy's, though, which I'm excited about. We've had so many mummy girls by now- why not a guy for once?

I bet it's going to be a pack similar to Clawdeen's with a baby and a little brother. There also seems to be a dress so maybe a single packed little sister as well?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on July 08, 2017, 04:18:10 PM
DeNile siblibgs on the way?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWS7wGjFcPn/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWQv0d-FHE_/

Oh god nooooo. That looks so awful I just... Ugh...


So far Kelpie is the only sibling I like and would get, and the only one that makes freaking sense. I suppose the wolves do too but they're going way overboard with it.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 08, 2017, 04:20:57 PM
Their heads are smaller than the regular size ghouls, so you'ed end up with 'pin head syndrome'. Not a good look :P

Some people shrink heads to get them smaller, so I was thinking maybe it could still look normal, just not bobble head.
Agreed- I'd think the smaller heads would look more realistically proportioned than the older ghouls'...but it might make their necks look too long.

But that de Nile baby isn't a boy. She has eyelashes. That tank/shorts combo does look like a mummy boy's, though, which I'm excited about. We've had so many mummy girls by now- why not a guy for once?
To be fair, the baby having eyelashes could be just to add cuteness, it could go either way...
They having a molded headpiece points more to a boy, I doubt they would do a girl with molded hair(besides Clawdeen's baby... pup sister)

I'm still only interested in Dadcula and maybe Clawdeen's lil bro. 
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 08, 2017, 05:14:47 PM
Their heads are smaller than the regular size ghouls, so you'ed end up with 'pin head syndrome'. Not a good look :P

Some people shrink heads to get them smaller, so I was thinking maybe it could still look normal, just not bobble head.
Agreed- I'd think the smaller heads would look more realistically proportioned than the older ghouls'...but it might make their necks look too long.

But that de Nile baby isn't a boy. She has eyelashes. That tank/shorts combo does look like a mummy boy's, though, which I'm excited about. We've had so many mummy girls by now- why not a guy for once?
To be fair, the baby having eyelashes could be just to add cuteness, it could go either way...
They having a molded headpiece points more to a boy, I doubt they would do a girl with molded hair(besides Clawdeen's baby... pup sister)

I'm pretty sure it's a baby too.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 08, 2017, 07:46:58 PM
Remember when Monster High was about monsters going to high school?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on July 08, 2017, 08:48:16 PM
*blinks* They did the little sisters reasonably well, why did they feel the need to come up with this...abomination?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 09, 2017, 01:24:10 AM
DeNile siblibgs on the way?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWS7wGjFcPn/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWQv0d-FHE_/

Can someone repost? The links didn't work.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Listie on July 09, 2017, 02:09:02 AM
DeNile siblibgs on the way?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWS7wGjFcPn/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWQv0d-FHE_/

Can someone repost? The links didn't work.

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/6744a1901e02a641f0a39705b5c08a4d/tumblr_osslvbJzt21u9nzzlo2_500.jpg)
(https://68.media.tumblr.com/603f0bf647c849da1de7b566cbcac01d/tumblr_ossatstzEm1s4wsauo1_500.jpg)

From the 'monster high' tag on tumblr.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 09, 2017, 02:19:01 AM
.... I don't want to see it anymore. How terrifying. Not good Mattel. Not good.


Thank you for reposting Listie.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on July 09, 2017, 02:34:53 AM
It looks like a LOL doll, and not in a good way. It also looks like the arms and legs are glow in the dark. Still, whatever Mattel, it's a pile of cr*p.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Listie on July 09, 2017, 02:42:51 AM
It's got me nervous for Alivia & Stitchlyn Stein.

And I don't get the print on the onesie thing they're wearing? Cyclops eye & sharp teeth? That's not very Egyptian. I suppose it's a prototype.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 09, 2017, 07:10:51 AM
Mattel.. why? Why??? WHY would you do this!??!?! ;A;

(also - thanks for the tip-off about the little sisters being at Smyths, Taffeta! I might have to nip over there next week.. >.> <.<)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 09, 2017, 07:35:11 AM
It's got me nervous for Alivia & Stitchlyn Stein.

And I don't get the print on the onesie thing they're wearing? Cyclops eye & sharp teeth? That's not very Egyptian. I suppose it's a prototype.

The good news is its just the baby and the child doll sized shorts and shirt are probably for a different doll. And there's also a child doll dress with a sort of Egyptian looking pattern that might be for a sister.

With the two Stein sister trademarks I hope we get a Kelpie aged sister as well as a little child.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 09, 2017, 08:39:43 AM
For characters like Lagoona and Clawdeen, it does make a degree of sense, but for the other girls, I wish it was kind of a Big Sister program thing so that canon wouldn't be completely obliterated.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 09, 2017, 09:53:45 AM
What bothers me about this one (well, one thing that bothers me about it, anyway) is that it's a mummy.. a mummified baby.. that's a bit too macabre for me. :x Not that they'll acknowledge that, I suppose, but still..
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 09, 2017, 12:50:53 PM
For characters like Lagoona and Clawdeen, it does make a degree of sense, but for the other girls, I wish it was kind of a Big Sister program thing so that canon wouldn't be completely obliterated.
Dunno... with Frankie they can always claim that her parents wanted more children and built them at the age they wanted(Wether they can grow or not is another monster entirely). With Draculaura... well, they can also claim that Dracula converted her for some reason or another(Is Draculaura still adopted in the new canon?).
With new babies where we are not sure about the family, they can always claim they were born recently... even the mummy baby(Remember that Neighthan(zombie), Sirena(ghost) and Bonita(Skeleton) were canonically born, and never human in any way shape or form, so there's that)...
They can also always claim that some of the new siblings were adopted along the way(which would be heartwarming) or even they can come from mixed families(E.g. Cleo's dad marrying another mummy)....
...
...
...
...
Now I really really REALLY hope Dadcula and Momwolf marry and they have a litter of vampwolfs.


I'm overthinking this, but is fun..
I wonder if all what we knew of the girls in the previous canon still stands, like Cleo's horrible backstory, or Draculaura being adopted.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: EvilCupcake on July 09, 2017, 02:10:41 PM
This "thing" doesn't even deserve being called a Happy Meal toy. :(
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: KittyCourtz on July 09, 2017, 08:20:15 PM
Remember when Monster High was about monsters going to high school?

THIS! Stop ruining the series, Mattel! Go back to the reason why I fell in love with Monster High in the first place: accepting who you are, flaws and all! Stop making everything like Barbie, stop being lazy with the actual dolls, make it about them being in an actual school again, and start listening to your fans for once! Geez! :annoyed:

Honestly, how much money do I have to pay them to bring back Mr. Rotter and all of the original teachers? And make dolls of them? I'm just super bitter about that and the fact that they're completely ignoring my favorite ghouls and mansters in the movies.

Is there anyone who we can contact to actually have our voices heard?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Lhianneth on July 10, 2017, 03:41:23 AM
Yikes.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 10, 2017, 05:16:05 AM
Remember when Monster High was about monsters going to high school?

Isn't that why we got this reboot. To take away the style and outside points of reference and put them in high school instead of Australia or New York?

The quibbles with quality and....design choices (:shudder: @ that baby mummy) I get but the idea as a whole isn't really that outside of mundane nonsense with monsters to me.

Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Snow_Leopard on July 10, 2017, 06:38:08 AM
Remember when Monster High was about monsters going to high school?

 :like:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on July 10, 2017, 03:05:07 PM
For characters like Lagoona and Clawdeen, it does make a degree of sense, but for the other girls, I wish it was kind of a Big Sister program thing so that canon wouldn't be completely obliterated.
Dunno... with Frankie they can always claim that her parents wanted more children and built them at the age they wanted(Wether they can grow or not is another monster entirely). With Draculaura... well, they can also claim that Dracula converted her for some reason or another(Is Draculaura still adopted in the new canon?).
With new babies where we are not sure about the family, they can always claim they were born recently... even the mummy baby(Remember that Neighthan(zombie), Sirena(ghost) and Bonita(Skeleton) were canonically born, and never human in any way shape or form, so there's that)...
They can also always claim that some of the new siblings were adopted along the way(which would be heartwarming) or even they can come from mixed families(E.g. Cleo's dad marrying another mummy)....
...
...
...
...
Now I really really REALLY hope Dadcula and Momwolf marry and they have a litter of vampwolfs.


I'm overthinking this, but is fun..
I wonder if all what we knew of the girls in the previous canon still stands, like Cleo's horrible backstory, or Draculaura being adopted.

I think I read somewhere Fangelica was adopted.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on July 10, 2017, 10:05:50 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Listie on July 10, 2017, 10:16:39 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one

A star on her cheek?  :|
At least she's cuter than that weird as baby-thing.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 10, 2017, 11:37:44 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one

The original picture the boy outfit came from also had a dress that I think was for this doll. They probably assumed because it was pink that it was just a Chelsea outfit but the pattern was very Egyptian. Unfortunately the original pic was an Indonesian Insta seller who has since sold it and taken down the pic.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on July 11, 2017, 04:22:32 AM
I really want to know what name they give her. I've been trying to come up with a decent modernized Egyptian name based off a famous female ruler for years.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 11, 2017, 05:26:29 AM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one

That's a head I would rebody onto like...Howleen, if I cared enough.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 11, 2017, 06:16:36 AM
I really want to know what name they give her. I've been trying to come up with a decent modernized Egyptian name based off a famous female ruler for years.
The trademarked de Nile names are Pharrah and Lux, so I'm assuming she's the former.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 11, 2017, 07:01:16 AM
Well... at least this one isn't a bug-eyed baby... thing.. I guess... o.O

I don't get why they insist on giving siblings to the main chars, though.. surely it'd be easier to retcon in siblings for some of the side chars? I'd much rather see, I dunno, a sister for Elissabat than these.. things.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: tornadotwist on July 11, 2017, 07:40:14 AM
Are there any... only child characters now? It's like everyone has a big/small sister/brother now.  :|
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 11, 2017, 12:58:13 PM
I just realized something neat they did. The baby has white bandages as tho she was recently mummified.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 11, 2017, 02:10:01 PM
I just realized something neat they did. The baby has white bandages as tho she was recently mummified.
That's cute and fairly clever, but also extremely dark. I mean, jeez. Mummy baby is bad enough, but newly dead mummy baby?  :blink:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 11, 2017, 02:30:16 PM
I just realized something neat they did. The baby has white bandages as tho she was recently mummified.
That's cute and fairly clever, but also extremely dark. I mean, jeez. Mummy baby is bad enough, but newly dead mummy baby?  :blink:

If the explanation is anything other than Cleo telling her father that she wants a younger sibling, them going out among the population until she finds a girl she gets along with, and having her killed and mummified.....you can keep it @ Mattel.

Heck, perhaps i'll write that.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 11, 2017, 04:08:33 PM
Maybe they're cousins.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: neon_jellyfish on July 11, 2017, 04:20:59 PM
Is that baby for real? Couldn't it be a hoax or custom made of random parts? It looks somewhat fake-y to me.

I think Mattel is trying to listen to the fans by focusing on families, but everyone getting a younger sibling doesn't make things like family backgrounds any clearer. I wish they chose more natural looking colors for little sisters' lips, like a bit darker shades of their skincolors. They're too small to wear lipsticks.

I'm very interested in Cleo's canon. Did they keep the 'trapped in their tomb' canon, or were they just kinda stuck in there because there was nowhere else to go? I couldn't really tell when I watched WTMH. Is Nefera still part of canon? What about Cleo's parents?

I hope the whole family thing will bring us more parents. *Cough*, articulted parents,*cough*. But it might just be me wanting more mature looking dolls.

I'm trying to find something positive to say, but for now I don't know. I guess that eventhough I don't like the dolls themselves, I can still say that I like the idea of extending families and giving them stories (now we just need those stories...)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Deadfast on July 11, 2017, 09:03:07 PM
I can't even feel involved in the lore until I actually find one of these kids with good QC. Although I do feel Ebbie would have been more empowered with a seahorse tail instead of a fancy goldfish one.

But I totally get what Mattel is trying. Sibling dolls will hopefully encourage siblings to pass down the dolls as they get older, creating new fans along the way. It also allows families to rollplay different members instead of two versions of the same character. It's a good intention, even if it's also highly commercial.

Which leads back to the first part. Quality control needs to be on point with a $9 MSRP. If you're going to make them feel like $4 toys, keep the crappy paint, ditch the accessories, and charge $4...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on July 12, 2017, 12:03:19 PM
Well... at least this one isn't a bug-eyed baby... thing.. I guess... o.O

I don't get why they insist on giving siblings to the main chars, though.. surely it'd be easier to retcon in siblings for some of the side chars? I'd much rather see, I dunno, a sister for Elissabat than these.. things.

Fangelica would make a much better sibling for Elissabat in some ways actually.

I admit I hated the look of the original three in pictures but I liked them in real life. The only issue is that (as cute as Ebbie looks with Lagoona, I actually decided that she'd live with the ponies. Some weird childhood G1 flashback of the pony comic and Miranda the mermaid, maybe...dunno. She's the right size to be a water playmate for them so somehow she fits better there than with the dolls. Which does make it seem like Mattel maybe missed the point.

I DO genuinely like the other two, though, and will maybe add them when they come down in price.

It may be that the Cleo and Frankie ones are not as bad in real life also.

I have tons of problems with the new canon, so I'm not even going to go there with that. I like the old canon better, but this is how it is.

@Carrehz, no problems. They had only just turned up here, I think, so may be spreading out over the country.  I am just relieved that she can sit down on her tail, unlike poor Sirena...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dfotw on July 20, 2017, 07:25:32 AM
The Dracula&Draculaura 2-pack shows up as in-stock in Mattel's site. Anyone's ordered it yet? I'm confused that Dracula doesn't seem to have elbow articulation, yet there are pics of him with both arms straight and with one arm bent.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on July 20, 2017, 08:37:07 AM
Yeah, Dracula does not have any elbow, wrist or ankle articulation unfortunately, maybe you saw some promo pics.

On the topic of Mr Drac, he has a buffed up body, if anyones interested.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 20, 2017, 09:01:42 AM
Yeah, I figured he'd have a G2 male body...which means anyone planning to rebody him on a CAMpire is going to be disappointing with how his clothes end up fitting.

I'm planning on painting a G2 Deuce body for him.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 20, 2017, 10:09:06 AM
The Dracula&Draculaura 2-pack shows up as in-stock in Mattel's site. Anyone's ordered it yet? I'm confused that Dracula doesn't seem to have elbow articulation, yet there are pics of him with both arms straight and with one arm bent.

oh whaaat? D: I really hate that. I mean, if you're gonna make less-articulated dolls, fine. But at least advertise them properly. Don't photograph them with joints that they don't actually have :/

CAMpire

:biggrin: I love that name! I've never heard it before, hehe.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 22, 2017, 09:41:40 AM
Well a sister Kelpie's age has been officially revealed for Frankie and a baby and child boy and girl outfits have been found online for Cleo. Assuming we are following the same pattern as the first wave with a older sister and tween pack and an older sister with baby and child brother pack and three single packed child sisters there should be one for Frankie and one for Cleo so I wonder who would be the third?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Chelsey on July 22, 2017, 09:57:03 AM
Alivia actually looks really cute.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 22, 2017, 10:18:51 AM
I just noticed that Alivia has molded stitches going across her forehead that line up to her bolts! That's a great detail, and a feature of the original Monster that Frankie doesn't have!
I just hope the bolts are molded into the head on the production doll rather than sloppily glued like the promo pic's are.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Firecracker on July 22, 2017, 10:37:26 AM
Alivia is super cute, but pretty much a relflection of frankie with head stitching and bolts (which I love!).  She's the best sibling we've seen so far, even if I would have preferred a little brother for frankie.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on July 22, 2017, 01:18:50 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one
She doesn't look anything like a DeNile...for some reason her hair and skintone reminded me of Robecca.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on July 22, 2017, 02:25:28 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one
She doesn't look anything like a DeNile...for some reason her hair and skintone reminded me of Robecca.

I agree.  The molded details on her arms are the only thing that looks even remotely reminiscent of the de Nile family.  Even her dress is completely devoid of the Egyptian imagery that usually festoons Cleo and Nefera's clothing.

Don't get me wrong, it probably is a de Nile based on that body texture (and the fact that Robecca's not in the canon anymore/yet), but it sure seems like some odd design choices going on there.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 22, 2017, 03:42:48 PM
It looks like Cleo is getting a little sister too.
http://cxr03.tumblr.com/post/162850367142/ughhh-another-one
She doesn't look anything like a DeNile...for some reason her hair and skintone reminded me of Robecca.

I agree.  The molded details on her arms are the only thing that looks even remotely reminiscent of the de Nile family.  Even her dress is completely devoid of the Egyptian imagery that usually festoons Cleo and Nefera's clothing.

Don't get me wrong, it probably is a de Nile based on that body texture (and the fact that Robecca's not in the canon anymore/yet), but it sure seems like some odd design choices going on there.

That's not her dress, that one is Pawla's. A dress that was pink with pyramids on it appeared on an Indonesian seller's Instagram but they took it down when it got sold and I didn't think to save it so the image is gone forever.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: itzelery on July 22, 2017, 03:43:08 PM
It could also be a barbie doll for some of their specials? Something about her just doesn't seem very MHish to me, and I'm talking even reboot MH. The head and body are definitely not a match so it's possible the head isn't even her body's. We'll just have to wait and see I suppose!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 23, 2017, 03:51:26 PM
I wonder what's up with Stitchlyn? I'm guessing she's another infant, and so she'll be sold with the Stein sisters like the Wolf-family beach set (Clawdeen, Barker, and Weredith), but the barbecue theme almost feels incomplete. I'd absolutely love the classic Frankenstein's Monster parents in MH form, articulated or not.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 23, 2017, 05:34:28 PM
I wonder what's up with Stitchlyn? I'm guessing she's another infant, and so she'll be sold with the Stein sisters like the Wolf-family beach set (Clawdeen, Barker, and Weredith), but the barbecue theme almost feels incomplete. I'd absolutely love the classic Frankenstein's Monster parents in MH form, articulated or not.

I'm wondering if we are getting another set of single little girls.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 23, 2017, 07:28:06 PM
I would love more siblings, and or baby monsters
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 23, 2017, 08:18:35 PM
I'm wondering if we are getting another set of single little girls.
It seems Iike wave 2 will exactly mirror the first- the line is cleverly designed so you can put the family together with this assortment alone, and all of them are meant to be united in one scene for an family activity.

Wave 1:
* Three solo sisters- Ebbie Blue, Fangelica, Pawla Wolf
* One sister-pair activity pack- Lagoona and Kelpie Blue at the beach
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Clawdeen, Barker, and Weredith Wolf
* Also, the Dracula family kitchen set, because Fangelica's sister isn't accounted for in the other sets, and they probably didn't want Lala in the kitchen with her sister alone.

Wave 2:
* Three solo sisters-- Packlyn Wolf, Pharrah de Nile, Stitchlyn Stein
* One sister-pair activity pack-- Frankie and Alivia Stein grilling
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Cleo, TBA brother, baby (one of them is named Lux)

We're not getting a parent or playset this time around, because all of the older siblings are already in the other sets this time.

So I'd imagine Stitchlyn will have more BBQ tools to help her sisters, and Packlyn will probably have pajamas like her siblings. I wonder if they're gonna keep the "same plans" joke with Stitchlyn and make her identical, too. And what could the de Nile family time take the form of? I'd guess a picnic since they haven't covered that yet, but I don't know.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 23, 2017, 10:15:21 PM
I'm wondering if we are getting another set of single little girls.
It seems Iike wave 2 will exactly mirror the first- the line is cleverly designed so you can put the family together with this assortment alone, and all of them are meant to be united in one scene for an family activity.

Wave 1:
* Three solo sisters- Ebbie Blue, Fangelica, Pawla Wolf
* One sister-pair activity pack- Lagoona and Kelpie Blue at the beach
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Clawdeen, Barker, and Weredith Wolf
* Also, the Dracula family kitchen set, because Fangelica's sister isn't accounted for in the other sets, and they probably didn't want Lala in the kitchen with her sister alone.

Wave 2:
* Three solo sisters-- Packlyn Wolf, Pharrah de Nile, Stitchlyn Stein
* One sister-pair activity pack-- Frankie and Alivia Stein grilling
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Cleo, TBA brother, baby (one of them is named Lux)

We're not getting a parent or playset this time around, because all of the older siblings are already in the other sets this time.

So I'd imagine Stitchlyn will have more BBQ tools to help her sisters, and Packlyn will probably have pajamas like her siblings. I wonder if they're gonna keep the "same plans" joke with Stitchlyn and make her identical, too. And what could the de Nile family time take the form of? I'd guess a picnic since they haven't covered that yet, but I don't know.

Why not a sleepover playset with Clawdeen's mom?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 23, 2017, 10:33:19 PM
I'm wondering if we are getting another set of single little girls.
It seems Iike wave 2 will exactly mirror the first- the line is cleverly designed so you can put the family together with this assortment alone, and all of them are meant to be united in one scene for an family activity.

Wave 1:
* Three solo sisters- Ebbie Blue, Fangelica, Pawla Wolf
* One sister-pair activity pack- Lagoona and Kelpie Blue at the beach
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Clawdeen, Barker, and Weredith Wolf
* Also, the Dracula family kitchen set, because Fangelica's sister isn't accounted for in the other sets, and they probably didn't want Lala in the kitchen with her sister alone.

Wave 2:
* Three solo sisters-- Packlyn Wolf, Pharrah de Nile, Stitchlyn Stein
* One sister-pair activity pack-- Frankie and Alivia Stein grilling
* One sister, brother, and baby pack-- Cleo, TBA brother, baby (one of them is named Lux)

We're not getting a parent or playset this time around, because all of the older siblings are already in the other sets this time.

So I'd imagine Stitchlyn will have more BBQ tools to help her sisters, and Packlyn will probably have pajamas like her siblings. I wonder if they're gonna keep the "same plans" joke with Stitchlyn and make her identical, too. And what could the de Nile family time take the form of? I'd guess a picnic since they haven't covered that yet, but I don't know.

Why not a sleepover playset with Clawdeen's mom?
... Now that you mention it, it is weird that they did a male doll of a parent but not a female one... and the promo pic of monster family had Clawdeen's mom with a different cub than the one already released, so maybe she can be packed with a couple of recolors... or even better, Howleen :o
They also have designs for Lagoona's mom and his little triplet bros, so there's another possibility.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 24, 2017, 07:30:56 AM
I can see a place for Harriet, but no other family names are currently trademarked. If there's a wave 3, I expect she'll be there, but the second lineup seems pretty tight right now.

... Now that you mention it, it is weird that they did a male doll of a parent but not a female one... and the promo pic of monster family had Clawdeen's mom with a different cub than the one already released, so maybe she can be packed with a couple of recolors... or even better, Howleen :o
They also have designs for Lagoona's mom and his little triplet bros, so there's another possibility.

Is this the one? It's not for the family line, but still might be useful:

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

So Barker has a twin brother (he'd be a full-size child doll, then, but he can't be Packlyn), and Lagoona has two brothers we haven't seen. The unnamed Wolf and Blues are probably wave 3 material, and the parents will likely piggyback off them. I don't think previously-released older siblings will get different dolls in the line.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 24, 2017, 08:13:26 AM
This is an odd question, but has it been confirmed that Harriet is Clawdeen's mom's name in the reboot?  IIRC, she was never named anywhere but the Lisi Harrington novels.  I haven't seen Electrified, but wasn't she just in the credits of Welcome to Monster High as 'Clawdeen's Mom?'

I ask this because I'm wondering if "Packlyn Wolf" is actually the trademark for her.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 24, 2017, 08:45:06 AM
This is an odd question, but has it been confirmed that Harriet is Clawdeen's mom's name in the reboot?  IIRC, she was never named anywhere but the Lisi Harrington novels.  I haven't seen Electrified, but wasn't she just in the credits of Welcome to Monster High as 'Clawdeen's Mom?'

I ask this because I'm wondering if "Packlyn Wolf" is actually the trademark for her.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5898034/?ref_=nv_sr_3

Quote
Sara Cravens   Sara Cravens   ...   
Clawdeen's Mom Harriet Wolf / Manager (voice)

I know Wiki(a/pedia) can be user edited but honestly IDK about IMDB.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 24, 2017, 10:32:24 AM
I can see a place for Harriet, but no other family names are currently trademarked. If there's a wave 3, I expect she'll be there, but the second lineup seems pretty tight right now.

... Now that you mention it, it is weird that they did a male doll of a parent but not a female one... and the promo pic of monster family had Clawdeen's mom with a different cub than the one already released, so maybe she can be packed with a couple of recolors... or even better, Howleen :o
They also have designs for Lagoona's mom and his little triplet bros, so there's another possibility.

Is this the one? It's not for the family line, but still might be useful:

(http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/8BrickMario/things/morefamily.png)

So Barker has a twin brother (he'd be a full-size child doll, then, but he can't be Packlyn), and Lagoona has two brothers we haven't seen. The unnamed Wolf and Blues are probably wave 3 material, and the parents will likely piggyback off them. I don't think previously-released older siblings will get different dolls in the line.
That one... and it's weird, the images I found did have the "Monster Family" logo:
(https://68.media.tumblr.com/17b6f97134f54337d278f0b0f28b9283/tumblr_olowjiwVPW1s4wsauo8_500.jpg)

This is an odd question, but has it been confirmed that Harriet is Clawdeen's mom's name in the reboot?  IIRC, she was never named anywhere but the Lisi Harrington novels.  I haven't seen Electrified, but wasn't she just in the credits of Welcome to Monster High as 'Clawdeen's Mom?'

I ask this because I'm wondering if "Packlyn Wolf" is actually the trademark for her.
Electrified also lists her as "Clawdeen's mom"

IMBD I think can be edited by registered users, so yeah... her name *might* be Packlyn... with her leading(and giving birth) to the whole pack, it would make some sense(But it kinda makes me wish Stitchlyn is Frankie's mom too)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 24, 2017, 10:43:13 AM
Yeah, the name Packlyn would definitely fit for the leader of the Wolf pack, which is why I'm wondering if this is a reboot rename.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 24, 2017, 10:57:50 AM
Honestly, Alpha would be a better name for the Wolf mom. Packlyn doesn't need to be a leader's name. The only problem with assuming Packlyn and Stitchlyn are parents is that the structure of the second wave is left unclear. I'm not saying I don't want them to be the moms, but it makes more sense that they're extra siblings.
The only concrete reason we got a parent doll in the first line is because Fangelica's family wasn't accounted for, and they wanted to advocate for kitchen supervision or something. The reboot isn't very concerned with adding characters for story reasons.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 24, 2017, 12:49:53 PM
Honestly, Alpha would be a better name for the Wolf mom. Packlyn doesn't need to be a leader's name. The only problem with assuming Packlyn and Stitchlyn are parents is that the structure of the second wave is left unclear. I'm not saying I don't want them to be the moms, but it makes more sense that they're extra siblings.
The only concrete reason we got a parent doll in the first line is because Fangelica's family wasn't accounted for, and they wanted to advocate for kitchen supervision or something. The reboot isn't very concerned with adding characters for story reasons.
There is absolutely no need for the second wave to be structuraly the same as the first one tho.  The only "absolute" we have is the Frankie/alivia two pack, for all we know, Howleen is part of wave 2, along Cleo's little sister and baby brother.

And no ofense to anyone with that name, but "Alpha Wolf" would be a extremely boring name, at least they could give a twist and be like "Alphansine" or something like that.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 24, 2017, 02:00:25 PM
You're right, it doesn't have to be the same. I was just theorizing because the number of names we know for the next group combined with the leaks would correspond to a similar pattern.
Would "Alphonse" be too obscure for a G2 name? Considering that the name Moanica was ripped for another character, I don't know if we can trust the book series to accurately influence what little G2 canon we have.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 24, 2017, 04:10:25 PM
from what I understand about IMDB (and I could be wrong!), users can edit it but edits have to be approved first, they don't appear right away? I think? But I'd trust the credits from the actual movie over IMDB; if they just list her as "Clawdeen's Mom" then I'd say people calling her Harriet is just wanting to call her *something* (which is fair enough, don't get me wrong, I'd do the same), more than the current canonical name for her. If that makes sense.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 25, 2017, 11:41:21 AM
I feel really stupid for not realizing that the child-age siblings come in two sizes. I guess they'd have to be characterized as "elementary school" and "middle school" sizes- Kelpie and Alivia in the latter, and Barker, Fangelica, Ebbie, and Pawla in the former. 
So I guess (if the two names are siblings, not parents) Stitchlyn would be a smaller sibling, fitting the solo pack scale, and Packlyn might be an older one, since Clawdeen doesn't have a sibling in that group yet. That might mean she'd be packaged with Ms. Wolf, unless they give Clawdeen a second doll in the line to pair her with.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 27, 2017, 09:59:49 AM
I had a bunch of the family sets pre-ordered on Amazon, with no firm release dates given. Well, they just showed up on my doorstep! :D I have Lagoona/Kelpie, Ebbie, Pawla, and Fangelica in hand, and the Clawdeen family set on order. They're really cute! My Fangelica had severe eye-wonk, but a replacement should be here in a day or two. :) I'll try to post a few pictures later today!

Oh, and the aforementioned dolls are now available on Amazon, if anyone's looking for them!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on July 27, 2017, 10:09:54 AM
I still haven't seen Goonie and Kelpie here even though the three chibis (Pawla, Ebbie and Fangie) have been restocked at Smyths in copious supply. I wonder whether we will get all of these sets here, though Amazon tend to run on their own rules of supply...

What is Kelpie's hair like? Is it madly curly like pictures?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 27, 2017, 10:22:48 AM
I still haven't seen Goonie and Kelpie here even though the three chibis (Pawla, Ebbie and Fangie) have been restocked at Smyths in copious supply. I wonder whether we will get all of these sets here, though Amazon tend to run on their own rules of supply...

What is Kelpie's hair like? Is it madly curly like pictures?

I can't imagine they would only release the "chibis", considering that they're all part of the same line... I hope you can find them all!

Yes, Kelpie's hair is SUPER curly; I haven't unboxed her yet, but here's a quick close-up I took through the packaging:
(https://i.imgur.com/1xmJ2Rd.jpg)

EDIT: Fixed broken image!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 27, 2017, 10:23:23 AM
I so need that kelpie now😊
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on July 27, 2017, 10:31:45 AM
I still haven't seen Goonie and Kelpie here even though the three chibis (Pawla, Ebbie and Fangie) have been restocked at Smyths in copious supply. I wonder whether we will get all of these sets here, though Amazon tend to run on their own rules of supply...

What is Kelpie's hair like? Is it madly curly like pictures?

I can't imagine they would only release the "chibis", considering that they're all part of the same line... I hope you can find them all!

Yes, Kelpie's hair is SUPER curly; I haven't unboxed her yet, but here's a quick close-up I took through the packaging:
(https://i.imgur.com/1xmJ2Rd.jpg)

EDIT: Fixed broken image!

Ah, thanks for the image! She is beautiful and I will be looking out for her. It's hard to know what we will get.UK distribution doesn't always make sense.

Edit to add: Looks like they're listed on our Amazon too, so I guess we will get them. Yay :D
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 27, 2017, 11:28:49 AM
I still haven't seen Goonie and Kelpie here even though the three chibis (Pawla, Ebbie and Fangie) have been restocked at Smyths in copious supply. I wonder whether we will get all of these sets here, though Amazon tend to run on their own rules of supply...

What is Kelpie's hair like? Is it madly curly like pictures?

I can't imagine they would only release the "chibis", considering that they're all part of the same line... I hope you can find them all!

Yes, Kelpie's hair is SUPER curly; I haven't unboxed her yet, but here's a quick close-up I took through the packaging:
Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.
EDIT: Fixed broken image!

Ah, thanks for the image! She is beautiful and I will be looking out for her. It's hard to know what we will get.UK distribution doesn't always make sense.

Edit to add: Looks like they're listed on our Amazon too, so I guess we will get them. Yay :D

Yay, I'm glad you'll be able to get them without a hassle! ^_^ I know how hard (and expensive!) it can be to buy dolls internationally. T_T Without the help of the awesome folks on this forum, I probably wouldn't have more than a handful of overseas releases...

DETAILS on the dolls and articulation: So I just unboxed Lagoona, Kelpie, and Ebbie! They're lovely! Kelpie has a gorgeous face-up that's partially obscured by her glasses in the photos. The other two are very pretty as well! Kelpie and Ebbie have a lot of molded detail, with far more scales and fins than Lagoona. Kelpie's feet have little claws! ^3^

Articulation is limited, but we already knew that going in... Ebbie's tail is surprisingly posable, with a hip joint and rotating tailfin. Arms on all of them are up/down only, as are Kelpie's legs. Lagoona's legs have no knee joint, but the hips are socketed normally (good range of motion). Will post unboxed photos soon!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on July 27, 2017, 11:35:09 AM
I love Ebbie's articulated tail, its a nice touch.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 27, 2017, 11:48:45 AM
Does Kelpie's hair spring out the way it should out-of box? Because it should be an afro shape, but the packaged ones I've seen have it flattened down to hang behind her shoulders.

I'd like to try cutting out the lenses of her sunglasses, because they should be eyeglasses, but I can't think of any way to do so.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 27, 2017, 12:13:36 PM
Pictures! Hit spoiler for more photos:
(https://i.imgur.com/NrjAjZT.jpg)

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The sides of Ebbie's head are shaved/scaley, but there's purple paint partially covering the unrooted parts... I'm just going to leave it that way. It could probably be easily removed with acetone, BUT BE WARNED that her skin has a pearlescent finish, and I have no idea how it would react!

8BrickMario: As you can now see in my photos, Kelpie's hair is somewhere in between... It's not a true afro, like the art and prototype, but it definitely has more body than the package shows. It was banded down in the box, and I didn't really fluff or comb it before taking the pictures.

As for the glasses, I don't know how feasible it would be to cut out the lenses... they're made of stiff, semi-brittle plastic. :( I guess I'll just pretend that they're transition lenses? XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 27, 2017, 01:38:09 PM
Well, if I can't fix those, maybe I'll add her teal details that she's missing. Thanks for the pictures!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 27, 2017, 04:33:37 PM
Really cute!
How does Kelpie compares with a Little Sister?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 27, 2017, 05:00:47 PM
I think I'm gonna have a kelpie army... but I love sister dolls.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 28, 2017, 10:13:59 AM
(https://68.media.tumblr.com/38a562ecb1b9ef5f035dac9a788c234f/tumblr_ott8n28ymb1s4wsauo1_1280.jpg)

Credit to Sinistertoyboxx on Instagram


If it wasn't for the unarticulation in the smaller boy I'd be ecstatic that it's canon they mummified a toddler.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 28, 2017, 10:20:23 AM
So that's where the Nefera-fabric dress is from. And, unfortunately, my guess for the wave 2 layout seems to be right, as Cleo is in the same "big sis, brother, baby pack" sitch as Clawdeen's was. Packlyn, Stitchlyn, and Pharrah will probably be the solo releases, and we've seen the "sisters pack" for this wave, too. No parents in sight for now.  :(

I'm interested in the art of Pharrah in the group "photos". She looks interesting, and not like the leak we saw.
Also, I love that the younger siblings have newer bandages. That makes sense, dark though it may be.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 28, 2017, 10:22:30 AM
I wonder if this means that Dedeyet made it to this canon.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Breannamation on July 28, 2017, 10:25:41 AM
Cleo's articulated...with the botched joints. Great.

I am curious to seeing what her little sister will look like.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 28, 2017, 10:28:45 AM
Here's a photo showing Pharrah and another baby, named Sandy, from beamonsterhighfan on Tumblr:

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/cd5fcd9550078f85ae31432c1d0e75a0/tumblr_ott9d4UyiC1s4wsauo1_1280.jpg)

Throne high chair!

These are the separate de Nile releases advertised on the back of the main family pack, so does this mean there won't be three kid-siblings? If the lineup is Stitchlyn, Pharrah, and Sandy, then maybe Packlyn is Ms. Wolf? Or maybe there will be four solo siblings this time, and Packlyn is the same size as Pharrah and co.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on July 28, 2017, 10:31:11 AM
Undead toddlers permanently stuck in the bodies of children? I thought the reboot was meant to be friendlier, but this might be the darkest set they've put out yet. This is some Interview With the Vampire type stuff, this will not end well.

Really hope they explain how this whole mummification works on kids, and why Cleo suddenly has this many siblings all of a sudden. Nephews and nieces are the only reason that makes sense to me.

Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 28, 2017, 10:37:13 AM
Undead toddlers permanently stuck in the bodies of children? I thought the reboot was meant to be friendlier, but this might be the darkest set they've put out yet. This is some Interview With the Vampire type stuff, this will not end well.

Shhh. Just don't think about it. *handwaves*

I just had a really random thought. What if the DeNile Monster Family stuff are the new Target Exclusives? The Ghouls Beast Pet ones didn't have a Target sticker either after all.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on July 28, 2017, 10:43:20 AM
Cleo kind of looks like she's got that thousand yard stare going on, the kind you get when you don't like being around kids.  :lol:

Honestly, as much as I dislike the idea of sibling after sibling after sibling, most of these can be explained.  Frankie was created, her parents are just creating more kids.  Fangelica was said to be adopted.  Clawdeen has always had a big family.  Lagoona was also shown with a big family in GSR, and she's a transfer student, so she doesn't live with her family.  And Cleo's diary mentions her departed mummy, so Ramses might have remarried with a woman who has three or four kids already. 

For those parents you see out there looking for 'learning tools' for their kids, it's kind of a smart move.  Adoption, big families, blended families, and even help like IVF or surrogates could be explained with the dolls.  You know, if parents still buy MH.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 28, 2017, 10:46:21 AM
I just.. dislike the idea of this. I don't need every character to have this huge immediate family; even if you can explain it away.
Being a single child or a child with one sibling.. is ok.

The babies irk me. They look real bad.

I don't hate the brother, but I hate his gauze. 

I'm just.. eh about this.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 28, 2017, 10:47:04 AM
Do we even have a name for the baby that is with Cleo? Maybe that's Sandy as well and she just gets 2 dolls.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 28, 2017, 11:07:13 AM
The trademarked names are Pharrah and Lux, aren't they?


Edit:  sorry, I'm way behind the curve, duh!   :P
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 28, 2017, 11:09:17 AM
I like family sets so I am happy but I need to know the name of the kids with cleo


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Trademarked yes but maybe they used something else
Please tru give us lagoona dad mom and brothers...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on July 28, 2017, 11:13:51 AM
Oh, I agree, not every character needs siblings, or to have a big family.  Most of the siblings are not appealing, and it's just weird that everyone has one, two, three new brothers and sisters all at once.  Too convenient, I guess.  I'm hoping it sticks to these core five, and not expanded on into just dolls only territory.  As much as I want some, to bring up like Deuce with siblings, or Rochelle, Venus, Robecca, etc. to keep the trend of little siblings, yuck.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: writtenhuman on July 28, 2017, 11:23:21 AM
Looks like Sandy might be one in the same with Lux???

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/ec6265d3c98e11810689d2d9a4da488b/tumblr_ottb82s0uw1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg)

Also, more detailed pics of the family dolls. All from darth-alinart on Tumblr.
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I also actually really like Kelpie. I might have to get her. Anyone know if she can be reasonably rebodied onto one of the purplish or purple ghouls?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 28, 2017, 11:27:41 AM
We haven't seen all of the names in the trademarks- none of the babies seem to be on the lists. We didn't see Weredith or Sandy's names before release, so maybe that's a confirmation that Lux is the brother.

EDIT: You know, maybe the younger siblings were found near-death by the de Niles, and then wrapped up to save them, and were adopted into the family. Still a little sad, but perhaps the reason for all these new kids in their family is more heartwarming. We know they'll never explain it, so why not?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 28, 2017, 11:28:34 AM
The kid siblings, I guess Pharrah and Lux?, aren't awful. They have cute faces, their bodies are... bad though.
I don't see Eqyptian wrappings, I see full body casts after a huge accident.
I don't like Cleo's molded wrappings that much, but I like how not overwhelming they are.

That baby would give me nightmares though.

I just.. Eh.


Watch the siblings all be best friends too.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 28, 2017, 11:34:28 AM
We haven't seen all of the names in the trademarks- none of the babies seem to be on the lists. We didn't see Weredith or Sandy's names before release, so maybe that's a confirmation that Lux is the brother.

I missed this, is that Clawdeen's little sister? Because that is an awesome name.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 28, 2017, 11:36:34 AM
Who else is getting siblings..show me more

Post Merge: July 28, 2017, 11:37:18 AM

Weredith is the baby wolf
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: writtenhuman on July 28, 2017, 11:37:50 AM
We haven't seen all of the names in the trademarks- none of the babies seem to be on the lists. We didn't see Weredith or Sandy's names before release, so maybe that's a confirmation that Lux is the brother.

I missed this, is that Clawdeen's little sister? Because that is an awesome name.

I'm torn between pronouncing it like "Were-Edith" and "Meredith" with a W instead of an M. Although I'm guessing it's the second one.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on July 28, 2017, 11:38:48 AM
That's how I have been saying it.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 28, 2017, 12:13:37 PM
I will say this:  I AM happy Monster High still finds ways to surprise us!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: monsteleon on July 28, 2017, 12:38:44 PM
I will say this:  I AM happy Monster High still finds ways to surprise us!

Well said!  :)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: justkitter on July 28, 2017, 12:58:21 PM
Do you think Pharrah and Lux have the same body mold? 

I'm really liking Lux, but there's no way I'm buying the set :nope:  I'll just hope to find him later on....somewhere.  I'm shocked I like his body so much.  I was thinking I could get by with having a Pharrah instead, but I like nothing about her head.  It's Lux or bust XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on July 28, 2017, 01:01:50 PM
So, that's just the same Mummy baby in two different outfits, right?  This image (https://www.instagram.com/p/BWaQZeHg2ai/?taken-by=monsterhigh&hl=en) shows two different Werideths, so she must be getting a single release too?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 28, 2017, 01:19:58 PM
Yay, more mummies! :D Younger mummies are easy to explain: in ancient Egypt, lots of people died young, including children. So... these are ancient Egyptian kids who were mummified after their untimely demises. Wow, yeah... that's a little grimdark. But very feasible.

As for where they came from... Maybe the De Niles stumbled upon a lost tomb, accidently awakened a bunch of mummy kids, and then adopted them? That's my headcanon now, lol. XD

I'm really enjoying these family sets! It's something fresh, and I just love the idea of monster families, lol.

Really cute!
How does Kelpie compares with a Little Sister?

I'll try to take a comparison shot later on, but I would say that the Little Sister mold is more in line with the traditional MH body, whereas the Kelpie mold is more "flattened out" and unique. I'll try to find one of my Twylas and take a comparison shot later on. Heightwise, a Little Sister would be much taller--probably half a head or so.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: bewilderness on July 28, 2017, 01:22:24 PM
I like that high chair.  I really really like that high chair.  Wonder how difficult it would be to alter it to fit Cleo.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 28, 2017, 01:56:29 PM
Hmm, another solo baby? Maybe that's an additional group in wave 2 on top of the established release pattern.

Do you think Pharrah and Lux have the same body mold? 

I wouldn't be at all surprised if the little kids had gender-neutral body molds, since they're all too young to exhibit any real differences. The tween group (Kelpie, Alivia) doesn't have a male in it yet, but it seems like the girls are femininely shaped to a degree.

And I swear, if we don't see Skelita and a skelebrother in this line, I'm going to be extremely disappointed. She's already marketed heavily in the spinoff merch, why not bring Skelita, a very family-oriented character, back into the main line?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 28, 2017, 02:33:51 PM
Well, the baby looks a lot less freaky than before!
And since the old canon had Neighthan and Sirena, my own headcanon is that these new siblings were born as mummies and will grow normally until they are teenagers and get their own spin off.

Are Lux and Pharra twins? It would be interesting if they have the same body mold. Lux's head remind me the latest boy "Chelsea"
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Barbie-Club-Boy-Chelsea-Doll/dp/B01IKOWJH4/ref=pd_sim_21_4/259-1131720-8923454?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=5HTCC07Z822CGTV2GMJS
But once I compared them they are different... I wonder if these new siblings can wear those clothes tho... or if the Weredith ones can.

Really cute!
How does Kelpie compares with a Little Sister?

I'll try to take a comparison shot later on, but I would say that the Little Sister mold is more in line with the traditional MH body, whereas the Kelpie mold is more "flattened out" and unique. I'll try to find one of my Twylas and take a comparison shot later on. Heightwise, a Little Sister would be much taller--probably half a head or so.
Thanks!
So, now we have also "Middle", "Elementary" and "Baby" Sisters too, or how are we going to call them? :p

And I swear, if we don't see Skelita and a skelebrother in this line, I'm going to be extremely disappointed. She's already marketed heavily in the spinoff merch, why not bring Skelita, a very family-oriented character, back into the main line?
I know! I kinda wish this line had been released earlier, when G2 was new and Skelita was their 6th Ranger! Having little skeleton children would have been awesome!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on July 28, 2017, 03:13:04 PM
Hmm, another solo baby? Maybe that's an additional group in wave 2 on top of the established release pattern.

I think the pattern has been tossed out the window with these new sets.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 28, 2017, 03:39:33 PM
Well, the baby looks a lot less freaky than before!
And since the old canon had Neighthan and Sirena, my own headcanon is that these new siblings were born as mummies and will grow normally until they are teenagers and get their own spin off.

Are Lux and Pharra twins? It would be interesting if they have the same body mold. Lux's head remind me the latest boy "Chelsea"
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Barbie-Club-Boy-Chelsea-Doll/dp/B01IKOWJH4/ref=pd_sim_21_4/259-1131720-8923454?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=5HTCC07Z822CGTV2GMJS
But once I compared them they are different... I wonder if these new siblings can wear those clothes tho... or if the Weredith ones can.

Really cute!
How does Kelpie compares with a Little Sister?

I'll try to take a comparison shot later on, but I would say that the Little Sister mold is more in line with the traditional MH body, whereas the Kelpie mold is more "flattened out" and unique. I'll try to find one of my Twylas and take a comparison shot later on. Heightwise, a Little Sister would be much taller--probably half a head or so.
Thanks!
So, now we have also "Middle", "Elementary" and "Baby" Sisters too, or how are we going to call them? :p

And I swear, if we don't see Skelita and a skelebrother in this line, I'm going to be extremely disappointed. She's already marketed heavily in the spinoff merch, why not bring Skelita, a very family-oriented character, back into the main line?
I know! I kinda wish this line had been released earlier, when G2 was new and Skelita was their 6th Ranger! Having little skeleton children would have been awesome!

Lol, I repeated myself in that last post. I should probably stop typing and gaming at the same time. XD

Anyway... I dunno what to call them. :/ "Middle", "Elementary", and "Baby" works, or maybe "Tween", "Kid", and "Baby"? I guess we'll reach a consensus eventually, lol.

I agree about Skelita! She's an obvious choice for a family line, and would bring a bit more diversity to the line-up. Her grandmother even featured prominently in a webisode a while back. Skelekids would be so cute. X3 Besides... think of all the money Mattel could save on plastic! Are you listening, Mattel!? XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Soulspice on July 28, 2017, 04:07:13 PM
TBH, I'm kinda lost and uninterested with these kids. And so many names...I get them mixed with the trademarks and all LOL

Is this correct?

(http://i.imgur.com/zoE3mJE.jpg)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 28, 2017, 04:15:38 PM
Soulspice, that's a really nice chart, thank you!! I was getting confused, too :)

Good lord, how many babies do we need.. that thing is just pure nightmare fuel O_O I do think mummified toddlers is a bit too macabre, too ^^;; Although in a way I kind of admire them for having the guts to even do that.. assuming they actually thought it through, I mean.. XD I'm getting tired of the onslaught of siblings, too. At least try and explain them..

the wraps on the De Nile kids are really bothering me.. I think it's because they're such a drastically different colour from their heads, it looks weird, like a bad hybrid doll or something (if that makes sense). Maybe also cause their wraps are painted and Cleo's aren't, so it looks "wrong". If that makes sense, idk. Pharrah's face is pretty nice, though.

also that high chair... the Bast statues.. @_@ Curse you MH, you hit my one weakness! I don't want the dolls and tbh idk what I'd even do with an Egyptian-themed high chair, but.. Bast.. *w*
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on July 28, 2017, 04:41:34 PM
also that high chair... the Bast statues.. @_@ Curse you MH, you hit my one weakness! I don't want the dolls and tbh idk what I'd even do with an Egyptian-themed high chair, but.. Bast.. *w*

Well, you could saw the cats off of the chair, and just have nice little statues? XD Kinda expensive to do that, but... I agree, they're gorgeous. X3
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on July 28, 2017, 05:09:14 PM
So why is this Cleo articulated and the other ghouls not?

Also I'd love to see Abbey in this line with her little yeti siblings.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 28, 2017, 05:09:59 PM
So the de Nile family theme is "Cleo being a beleaguered babysitter having to feed her siblings?" That's not quite as happy as beach time, bedtime, or cooking. I know Pharrah has a board game, but it doesn't look like her sister will have much time for it.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on July 28, 2017, 05:21:30 PM
also that high chair... the Bast statues.. @_@ Curse you MH, you hit my one weakness! I don't want the dolls and tbh idk what I'd even do with an Egyptian-themed high chair, but.. Bast.. *w*

Well, you could saw the cats off of the chair, and just have nice little statues? XD Kinda expensive to do that, but... I agree, they're gorgeous. X3

Don't enable me XD

So the de Nile family theme is "Cleo being a beleaguered babysitter having to feed her siblings?" That's not quite as happy as beach time, bedtime, or cooking. I know Pharrah has a board game, but it doesn't look like her sister will have much time for it.

 :biggrin:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 28, 2017, 05:32:54 PM
So the de Nile family theme is "Cleo being a beleaguered babysitter having to feed her siblings?" That's not quite as happy as beach time, bedtime, or cooking. I know Pharrah has a board game, but it doesn't look like her sister will have much time for it.

That's why she's articulated :haha:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on July 28, 2017, 06:57:27 PM
I really like little Lux. His face is full of spunk. And articulated Cleo is a big bonus.

Sandy still creeps me way out tho.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on July 28, 2017, 10:15:53 PM
Oh good god those "De Nile" kids are horrifying. There are some characters who just do not need siblings. :mad:

I really like Pawla and Kelpie and will probably end up getting them. Ebbie and Alivia are also pretty cute but I'm not sure if I'd actually get them.
The others are just, in my opinion...  :blink: :razz:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on July 28, 2017, 10:51:47 PM
I'm loving all the kiddos and really think Sandy is adorable.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Lhianneth on July 29, 2017, 01:20:41 AM
So why is this Cleo articulated and the other ghouls not?

Also I'd love to see Abbey in this line with her little yeti siblings.

She may not be at the time of release. I think Draculaura and Dracula were both shown as articulated in early prototype photos, but neither doll is in the final product (if this is incorrect, please let me know; I can't find the photos from the original reveals in the thread).

Nope, my bad. Found the photos from Toy Fair in thread and he had no joints as a prototype.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 29, 2017, 01:24:20 PM
I just got Fangelica. Not hugely impressed by anything about her (name, hair, colors, articulation), but she's workable. I think getting rid of the collar and painting her wings black should greatly improve her palette of mint/purple to complement Drac's pink/blue.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: nassib on July 29, 2017, 01:48:42 PM
I like that high chair.  I really really like that high chair.  Wonder how difficult it would be to alter it to fit Cleo.

For me, this chair is basically the only thing interesting from all this thread hahaha

TBH, I'm kinda lost and uninterested with these kids. And so many names...I get them mixed with the trademarks and all LOL

Is this correct?

(http://i.imgur.com/zoE3mJE.jpg)

Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 29, 2017, 02:01:48 PM
So do we think any one else is going to get unexpected siblings? Twyla? Venus?

They basically got all of the core girls now.

I would like for them to acknowledge the older siblings like Nefera and Clawdia..
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 29, 2017, 02:03:17 PM
Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
We have received no indication that Howleen is in this line. It's not clear if her body is merely unarticulated but the same, or if it's the new middle-sister size, and she doesn't match the Wolf family theme, unless wave 2 will have a new one. She may be part of something completely different.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on July 29, 2017, 02:03:37 PM
I'd like a Twyla sibling to be just one little shadow
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on July 29, 2017, 02:04:16 PM
I'd like a Twyla sibling to be just one little shadow

In my headcanon, they look like a Heartless from Kingdom Hearts.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on July 29, 2017, 03:13:00 PM
Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
We have received no indication that Howleen is in this line. It's not clear if her body is merely unarticulated but the same, or if it's the new middle-sister size, and she doesn't match the Wolf family theme, unless wave 2 will have a new one. She may be part of something completely different.
She could be putting Cushion to sleep?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 29, 2017, 05:55:21 PM
Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
We have received no indication that Howleen is in this line. It's not clear if her body is merely unarticulated but the same, or if it's the new middle-sister size, and she doesn't match the Wolf family theme, unless wave 2 will have a new one. She may be part of something completely different.
She could be putting Cushion to sleep?
It's possible, esecially with that bag, but her outfit doesn't match the others'--it's  not sleepwear and it's a different pattern, so unless Packlyn is something different from a bedtime doll, Howleen might not be in this line. I don't think we know enough about her at present to be sure where she fits in with the upcoming releases.

 If she had been pictured next to another doll, it would be much clearer, because we could figure out what body type she's on.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: itzelery on July 30, 2017, 05:32:02 PM
I bought an Ebbie today because I saw her at Kmart and thought she was cute and she is except...when I went to move one of her arms it just...broke right off. So that's fun. Probably gonna email Mattel about that. She IS super cute otherwise though. I liked Pawla  and Ebbie but Fangelica just doesn't do it for me. Not even with her cute baking accessories! Maybe I'll end up getting her later.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on July 31, 2017, 08:30:13 AM
Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
We have received no indication that Howleen is in this line. It's not clear if her body is merely unarticulated but the same, or if it's the new middle-sister size, and she doesn't match the Wolf family theme, unless wave 2 will have a new one. She may be part of something completely different.

I could be wrong but I think that Soulspice was simply asking about all of the siblings that we know of so far, not necessarily the siblings exclusive to the Family line.
I mean unless Howleen turns out to be just another werewolf and not Clawdeen's sister... which, at this point, wouldn't actually surprise me. -_-
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Cleoglyphics on July 31, 2017, 09:58:24 AM
Has Clawdia shown up yet? Outside of Clawd and Nefera, I can't recall any of the other siblings translating over to the G2 line

(And Nefera only because the Sugar and Scream set with Amanita was clearly a re-purposed G1 set)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on July 31, 2017, 05:20:24 PM
Seems like it. Although it's missing G2 Howleen, that would be something similar to Alivia and Kelpie
We have received no indication that Howleen is in this line. It's not clear if her body is merely unarticulated but the same, or if it's the new middle-sister size, and she doesn't match the Wolf family theme, unless wave 2 will have a new one. She may be part of something completely different.

I could be wrong but I think that Soulspice was simply asking about all of the siblings that we know of so far, not necessarily the siblings exclusive to the Family line.
I mean unless Howleen turns out to be just another werewolf and not Clawdeen's sister... which, at this point, wouldn't actually surprise me. -_-
I concede, but it's still not confirmed whether she's downgraded to Kelpi and Aliva's age and stature, regardless of where she is.

And no, Clawdia has not been seen. Whisp is technically a sibling, but we haven't seen Gigi and her doll was also a holdover from G1.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 01, 2017, 01:52:44 PM
Well, I must eat my previous words... cause I finally saw Fangelica in person today (haven't been near a Smyths Toys in a while - they didn't have the other sisters :< I was hoping to get Pawla) and she's... actually... kind of cute. :blush: Although both of the ones they had were wonky as heck, haha. But ahh, I admit it, I kinda like her now XD I thought she was a hot mess when I saw photos of her, but I guess she looks better in person, haha.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: selfsecret on August 01, 2017, 06:35:32 PM
I don't know if anyone else saw, the DeNile family pack showed up on Targets website. I ordered it, we'll see if that's actually what they send.
https://www.target.com/p/monster-high-cleo-family-3pk-dolls/-/A-52152523#lnk=newtab
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 01, 2017, 07:00:01 PM
Quote
Wrap up family fun with the de Nile family and this multi-pack of mummy dolls that includes three Cleo de Nile family members: mom, little brother Lux de Nile and baby sister Sandy de Nile!
[...]
Mother de Nile doll comes to life in a purple, teal and black print dress with pink trim and teal shoes

 :blink: XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on August 01, 2017, 07:06:21 PM
They should since she has her own DPCI. I think the hard one is going to be Pharrah.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Knightfire on August 01, 2017, 07:11:48 PM
Quote
Wrap up family fun with the de Nile family and this multi-pack of mummy dolls that includes three Cleo de Nile family members: mom, little brother Lux de Nile and baby sister Sandy de Nile!
[...]
Mother de Nile doll comes to life in a purple, teal and black print dress with pink trim and teal shoes

 :blink: XD

Today on Monster Teen Mom: Cleo deNile!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 02, 2017, 04:33:05 AM
Quote
Wrap up family fun with the de Nile family and this multi-pack of mummy dolls that includes three Cleo de Nile family members: mom, little brother Lux de Nile and baby sister Sandy de Nile!
[...]
Mother de Nile doll comes to life in a purple, teal and black print dress with pink trim and teal shoes

 :blink: XD

Today on Monster Teen Mom: Cleo deNile!

omg XD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on August 03, 2017, 08:45:17 AM
My Clawdeen family set arrived the other day! They look really cute. XD I can confirm that Pawla and Barker share a body mold.

My Cleo set was also shipped! I hope the single pack mummy kids show up soon, as well...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on August 03, 2017, 01:49:44 PM
Four of the main five ghouls have appeared in the first wave of the Monster Family sets, and we know Frankie and Alivia are coming in in Autumn or 2018, so does this mean we'll see more characters receive siblings in the next wave?

I wonder who'll we see? Considering how siblings have shown up willy-nilly so far, everyone's fair game. But I think Abbey, Venus, Twyla or one of the catgirls could be likely.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on August 03, 2017, 02:20:49 PM
We know there are some of us who need werekittens.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on August 03, 2017, 03:04:40 PM
Four of the main five ghouls have appeared in the first wave of the Monster Family sets, and we know Frankie and Alivia are coming in in Autumn or 2018, so does this mean we'll see more characters receive siblings in the next wave?

I wonder who'll we see? Considering how siblings have shown up willy-nilly so far, everyone's fair game. But I think Abbey, Venus, Twyla or one of the catgirls could be likely.

I think I read in one of Venus' diaries she has several brothers and she is the only girl?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on August 03, 2017, 04:33:12 PM
Four of the main five ghouls have appeared in the first wave of the Monster Family sets, and we know Frankie and Alivia are coming in in Autumn or 2018, so does this mean we'll see more characters receive siblings in the next wave?

I wonder who'll we see? Considering how siblings have shown up willy-nilly so far, everyone's fair game. But I think Abbey, Venus, Twyla or one of the catgirls could be likely.

I think I read in one of Venus' diaries she has several brothers and she is the only girl?

Yeah, it does say that... No telling if that will remain canon, but it's an interesting observation. I think the same journal also said something about her having a lot of brothers, so Venus would be a great candidate for a family set. :)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 03, 2017, 04:40:34 PM
Venus and Jinafire have the same backstory....

but only one still exists /ominous noises
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 03, 2017, 04:57:45 PM
I would love werekittens!!

I got Pawla today!!! I had three to pick from and they all had slightly wonky faceups.. anyone else noticed how variable the faces on these girls are? I've seen four Fangelicas so far (only one Ebbie) and they were all at least a bit wonky - slightly different sized eyes, or paint rubs on her lips or w/e.. 2/3 of the Pawlas had off-center noses, and the third one was missing her painted-on nose entirely (should've taken a photo of it now I think of it XD).. kind of like Enchantimals actually. I guess the smaller scale makes them more susceptible to paint flaws and such? /ramble

Anyway, rambling aside, Pawla's so cuuuute aaaaaa *w* I can't wait to open her up and see how cute and tiny she is next to everyone. :D
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on August 03, 2017, 05:27:16 PM
I've gotten single Sandy and the Sandy with Cleo! They are wearing different stuff.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on August 03, 2017, 05:33:56 PM
My Clawdeen family set arrived the other day! They look really cute. XD I can confirm that Pawla and Barker share a body mold.

Neat!
I wonder if changing their arms would be possible to have one with straight arms.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on August 04, 2017, 02:10:10 AM
My Clawdeen family set arrived the other day! They look really cute. XD I can confirm that Pawla and Barker share a body mold.

Neat!
I wonder if changing their arms would be possible to have one with straight arms.

Even if you could swap arms (which I doubt) the dolls are not the same shade. Barker is a lot lighter in colour.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: selfsecret on August 04, 2017, 06:08:32 AM
My Cleo Set is scheduled to be delivered today. I can't wait.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on August 04, 2017, 06:48:07 AM
It's nice to see some positivity about the family lines, thanks ghouls. Barker is sooo cute, I know I'll end up getting all of them eventually, even though they're lacking in articulation.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: bewilderness on August 04, 2017, 06:55:14 AM
Quote
Wrap up family fun with the de Nile family and this multi-pack of mummy dolls that includes three Cleo de Nile family members: mom, little brother Lux de Nile and baby sister Sandy de Nile!
[...]
Mother de Nile doll comes to life in a purple, teal and black print dress with pink trim and teal shoes

 :blink: XD

Today on Monster Teen Mom: Cleo deNile!

omg XD

O.o  Cleo's a mom now?  lol oh Mattel.

Also, I totally NEEED werekittens!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RodimusKnight on August 04, 2017, 07:48:53 AM
It's nice to see some positivity about the family lines, thanks ghouls. Barker is sooo cute, I know I'll end up getting all of them eventually, even though they're lacking in articulation.

I saw the Cleo Family set at Target yesterday and was surprised, Cleo was articulated. Also more surprising for me, I really liked the doll and outfit she had, although she would have been better off with a different shade of lipstick. 

I'm not sure how Cleo ended up getting articulated when none of the others did.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 04, 2017, 09:38:54 AM
Quote
Wrap up family fun with the de Nile family and this multi-pack of mummy dolls that includes three Cleo de Nile family members: mom, little brother Lux de Nile and baby sister Sandy de Nile!
[...]
Mother de Nile doll comes to life in a purple, teal and black print dress with pink trim and teal shoes

 :blink: XD

Today on Monster Teen Mom: Cleo deNile!

omg XD

O.o  Cleo's a mom now?  lol oh Mattel.

Also, I totally NEEED werekittens!

I'm guessing it's Target that wrote that. I don't think Mattel would make that kind of mistake.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 04, 2017, 09:48:21 AM
The Clawdeen and Lagoona sets with Barker/Weredith and Kelpie are in Smyths in the UK now, saw them today. No sign of the Lala one and no Cleo yet but I imagine it will be a while before it appears. I like Kelpie but £24.99 is a bit steep at present...need to wait for them to come down. Nice to see them though. I am only interested in Kelpie so was a big relief to know she is on shelves here :D

(http://www.etherella.com/movie17/mhfamilies.jpg)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on August 04, 2017, 10:12:34 AM
Cleo and family are here! ^_^ The back of the box is interesting:
(https://i.imgur.com/nFqHjGX.jpg)
So maybe this is the format for the family waves? One family gets three separate releases, and the others each get two?

Here are the dolls themselves (I'll unbox later, lol):
(https://i.imgur.com/FPbZxWl.jpg)
Good news! The kids' bandages are actually much more aged/yellow in person! They look way better than the prototypes. :)

EDIT: Uggh, image host problems... Hang on a sec... FIXED!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 04, 2017, 12:12:33 PM
The Clawdeen and Lagoona sets with Barker/Weredith and Kelpie are in Smyths in the UK now, saw them today. No sign of the Lala one and no Cleo yet but I imagine it will be a while before it appears. I like Kelpie but £24.99 is a bit steep at present...need to wait for them to come down. Nice to see them though. I am only interested in Kelpie so was a big relief to know she is on shelves here :D

(http://www.etherella.com/movie17/mhfamilies.jpg)

I suspect Cleo is Target exclusive so she will probably appear wherever Target exclusives usually appear there.

Cleo and family are here! ^_^ The back of the box is interesting:
(https://i.imgur.com/nFqHjGX.jpg)
So maybe this is the format for the family waves? One family gets three separate releases, and the others each get two?

Here are the dolls themselves (I'll unbox later, lol):
(https://i.imgur.com/FPbZxWl.jpg)
Good news! The kids' bandages are actually much more aged/yellow in person! They look way better than the prototypes. :)

EDIT: Uggh, image host problems... Hang on a sec... FIXED!

Yet the Draculaura sets are missing from the Cleo box. Tho again those follow the 2 release pattern since there's the set with Dracula and Draculaura and then the single Fangelica doll.

I'm pretty sure the Cleo sets are Target Exclusives like the Ghouls Beast Pet ones. That wave had Cleo and Lagoona show up everywhere but Frankie and Draculaura and the Clawdeen playset were only at Target. So maybe even tho the regular Monster Family stuff has 2 per family, the Cleo ones have 3 because they are exclusives?

I wonder which families are going to be in the next wave besides Frankie's since all the main characters will have been covered. Maybe the Wolf's again with a new picnic theme since their family is huge? But if they do that who would be the third? I'd personally like to see Ari or Moanica siblings but I'm not gonna hold my breath. It will probably be some random G1 character. Tho maybe it will be werekitties. I wouldn't mind a few of those.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Poster on August 04, 2017, 01:21:24 PM
Oh pfff, I just realized something about my Cleo. Specifically her dress.
(http://i.imgur.com/K7AFSO8.jpg)
The print's upside down! D'oh! XD

I ought to put her in my SDCC Iris shoes. One of those is missing a couple of eyes. Wonk couture. :P
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 04, 2017, 01:54:49 PM
Our Target reset and all we had was one Fangelica...she looks okay, but eh.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 05, 2017, 02:08:04 AM
@Wardah - thanks for that tip. It's usually Argos here these days, or Entertainer but they don't stock MH. Argos have none of this on their site at the moment but they do have some older stuff on clearance and there will be a catalogue out in the autumn, so maybe then.

Could the Lala set also be a store exclusive of some kind? Walmart? TRU?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on August 05, 2017, 08:45:39 AM
@Wardah - thanks for that tip. It's usually Argos here these days, or Entertainer but they don't stock MH. Argos have none of this on their site at the moment but they do have some older stuff on clearance and there will be a catalogue out in the autumn, so maybe then.

Could the Lala set also be a store exclusive of some kind? Walmart? TRU?

I've seen the Lala/Drac set for sale on multiple online stores (TRU, Target, Amazon...), so it's not an exclusive. Unless they do things differently in the U.K.? ^^;
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 05, 2017, 09:55:38 AM
@Wardah - thanks for that tip. It's usually Argos here these days, or Entertainer but they don't stock MH. Argos have none of this on their site at the moment but they do have some older stuff on clearance and there will be a catalogue out in the autumn, so maybe then.

Could the Lala set also be a store exclusive of some kind? Walmart? TRU?

I've seen the Lala/Drac set for sale on multiple online stores (TRU, Target, Amazon...), so it's not an exclusive. Unless they do things differently in the U.K.? ^^;

We don't get everything the US gets, but it's usually the store exclusives that sometimes drop off the release. I'm not personally worried if we don't get the Lala set as I am only interested in Kelpie but it is nice to keep up with what is here. Sometimes things come out here in fits and starts but we don't generally have as many store exclusives as the States. We used to never get any but these days Walmart exclusives sometimes show up at Smyths and Target ones almost always at Argos. We do get the TRU ones the same as the US, but I think our releases and availability dates are much less strictly structured and things appear in stores basically when they turn up. Sometimes sooner, sometimes later than other places and even other stores of the same chain.

I think it's about what stores here choose to carry, but if that's the case it will probably appear in all sites that choose to stock the Monster Families. The other two sets are literally just showing up here, so there's time.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire on August 05, 2017, 10:32:24 AM
I'm a bit out of the loop...Have they done away with Nefera in the reboot? I was never really a big fan of her character (I never really like the 'mean girl' characters on account of the fact I had to deal with those types in elementary school) but I LOVED her dolls.  :cry:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on August 05, 2017, 10:41:55 AM
She is mentioned in Cleo's 2 pack diary, but i don't think we've actually seen her yet. 
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 05, 2017, 01:43:10 PM
@Wardah - thanks for that tip. It's usually Argos here these days, or Entertainer but they don't stock MH. Argos have none of this on their site at the moment but they do have some older stuff on clearance and there will be a catalogue out in the autumn, so maybe then.

Could the Lala set also be a store exclusive of some kind? Walmart? TRU?

I've seen the Lala/Drac set for sale on multiple online stores (TRU, Target, Amazon...), so it's not an exclusive. Unless they do things differently in the U.K.? ^^;

We don't get everything the US gets, but it's usually the store exclusives that sometimes drop off the release. I'm not personally worried if we don't get the Lala set as I am only interested in Kelpie but it is nice to keep up with what is here. Sometimes things come out here in fits and starts but we don't generally have as many store exclusives as the States. We used to never get any but these days Walmart exclusives sometimes show up at Smyths and Target ones almost always at Argos. We do get the TRU ones the same as the US, but I think our releases and availability dates are much less strictly structured and things appear in stores basically when they turn up. Sometimes sooner, sometimes later than other places and even other stores of the same chain.

I think it's about what stores here choose to carry, but if that's the case it will probably appear in all sites that choose to stock the Monster Families. The other two sets are literally just showing up here, so there's time.

We do usually get the MH Walmart exclusives at Asda, unless you're talking about something else. Not sure if I've seen them at Smyths but Smyths does seem to get a lot of leftover stock..

Speaking of, I've seen the Draculaura/Dracula playset at Smyths :) Dunno if it's an exclusive or anything, or if they've just happened to get it first.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on August 05, 2017, 11:51:30 PM
Speaking of, I've seen the Draculaura/Dracula playset at Smyths :) Dunno if it's an exclusive or anything, or if they've just happened to get it first.

I've seen it at Target.  But I don't know if it might be a Target exclusive here and a Smyths exclusive there.  It didn't have the "Only at Target" sticker on it though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 06, 2017, 07:23:46 AM
Speaking of, I've seen the Draculaura/Dracula playset at Smyths :) Dunno if it's an exclusive or anything, or if they've just happened to get it first.

I've seen it at Target.  But I don't know if it might be a Target exclusive here and a Smyths exclusive there.  It didn't have the "Only at Target" sticker on it though.

Mattel doesn't do the stickers anymore. The Ghouls Beast Pet exclusives didn't have a sticker either. However I've seem this set at TRU too and Walmart has a spot for it so it's probably not exclusive to anywhere like the Cleo sets probably are.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 06, 2017, 01:34:38 PM
The Peri and Pearl styling head and the giant dolls were all at Walmart in the US, right? They're at Smyths here but not seen them elsewhere (though no Skelita :'(). Asda near us is useless so I don't know what shows up there though it seems to me that they don't get all the Walmart stuff that their mothership suggests they should.

But then Target stuff is mostly Argos but shows up in Entertainer and Tesco sometimes as well for MLP, so who knows what rules apply here. There doesn't seem to be such a culture of store exclusives in the UK.

If the Lala set is at Smyths by you it's probably just the case that they sold it/don't have it on shelves at mine yet. It took them a week or two to get all three Garden Ghouls on shelves, now they have all three, so probably that's the best explanation. Smyths is not consistent between stores, the London one and my home one both always have slightly different stuff on display.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 06, 2017, 06:10:02 PM
The Clawdeen was in our other Target...it would be so much better if even just Clawdeen was articulated, because Barker and Weredith are pretty neat.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 07, 2017, 09:35:51 AM
I did see Lala and Dracula's set in Smyths today so I guess they were phasing them in. It's big and expensive and definitely not worth the price - there is more space in the box than doll and playset so far as I can see:/

So Clawdeen, Lagoona and Draculaura sets are out here in the UK but as regards Target, new Argos catalogue is out and the only MH stuff I can see are a group of discounted dolls such as DTFA and Electrified - no sign of new stock so anything that may be Target exclusive we may not be getting. Entertainer picks up Target stuff for MLP sometimes - in fact, imports them with the Target sticker still on them >.>) but it doesn't stock MH for (I think) religious reasons (><) so it will be interesting to see if anywhere else picks them up.

No sign of Cleo's set here yet.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Chelsey on August 08, 2017, 01:30:49 AM
I've seen the Lala/Drac set on Very. It was on a cheaper price at one point and I debated getting it - I only want the Dracula though :P
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: nessa16 on August 08, 2017, 08:58:18 PM
Out Target had the little sister singles, Drac family playset, Cleo and siblings, and the Cleo sibling singles-baby with highchair, etc. No Clawdeen and crew as yet. I am not sure but I am fairly underwhelmed with these...the quality is just found wanting in general. I really don't need the Dracul family. I don't need another boring Lala and Dracula is certainly not doing anything for me.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: nessa16 on August 12, 2017, 07:12:45 AM
I saw the other little sisters at Walmart. I almost bought Pawla but no matter how cute her face and hair, I just can't get over how ridiculous her limbs look with big feet and hands and stick limbs. Make me think of trying to draw people and you end up drawing the hands huge because you didn't plan for the details of the hands. Fangelica is a no ank Ebbie(?) aas just meh. I wanted to like her but I am just not a huge fan if the mermaid bodies.

Target had more out too. I so wanted to like Lagoona and Kelpie but they just don't grab me. Lagoona's eyes looked even bigger than usual and Kelpie wasn't enough to buy the set. I do like the highlights in Cleo's hair and her face up but her siblings are meh.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on August 13, 2017, 07:48:54 PM
Anyone who has gotten the family dolls, can you scan the family pictures?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 14, 2017, 01:12:34 AM
I wonder what is up with the Weredith on the left?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXxFwI6F5L3/
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on August 14, 2017, 01:58:14 PM
I wouldn't be surprised if there is one by herself too since there are two Sandys.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on August 25, 2017, 02:56:17 AM
It looks like we're getting a bed playset with Pawla and some more baby werekids.

http://a.co/j1Rek7R
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 25, 2017, 08:01:53 AM
It looks like we're getting a bed playset with Pawla and some more baby werekids.

http://a.co/j1Rek7R

Oooh, cool. I wonder if Pawla will look any different or if she'll just be a re-release.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 25, 2017, 08:18:51 AM
I guess Howleen ties into this too. Maybe her outfit is so simple because it is actually a nightgown since she has a bed for Cushion too. So we have the Steins and more Wolfs in this next wave but I wonder if we will get some Bominables since it looks like Abbey might be the new 6th ghoul.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: taffeta on August 25, 2017, 09:02:58 AM
At this rate Clawdeen's family is starting to resemble the werewolves from Hotel Transylvania in sheer quantity of cubs...

I think a Pawla size Bominable would be pretty amazing o.O.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 25, 2017, 10:27:19 AM
I guess Howleen ties into this too. Maybe her outfit is so simple because it is actually a nightgown since she has a bed for Cushion too.

Oooh, good catch - I'd forgotten about the bed for Cushion. Perhaps we'll get (another!) sleepover-themed Clawdeen to go with them?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on August 25, 2017, 10:41:07 AM
At this rate Clawdeen's family is starting to resemble the werewolves from Hotel Transylvania in sheer quantity of cubs...

I think a Pawla size Bominable would be pretty amazing o.O.

To be fair, Clawdeen's family has always been like that.

And maybe this pack is the origin of that Weredith with alternate clothes?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on August 25, 2017, 12:49:37 PM
I've seen two different Weredith variants....there's this variant (https://www.instagram.com/p/BWaQZeHg2ai/?taken-by=monsterhigh) as well, which has a pink bow on pink hair.  Weredith proper has a pink bow on purple hair, and the other variant has a blue bow on pink hair.

I guess they're all supposed to be distinct were-cubs.  I feel really bad for Mrs. Wolf; she must be pregnant as often as that 19 and Counting family mom!

I don't think Howleen is bedtime-themed, as she's wearing belts on her outfit, which would be very uncomfortable to sleep in!

Edit:  One of these babies may be Packlyn.  Are there any other wolf-like names registered for trademark?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: smileshy22 on August 27, 2017, 12:09:43 PM
A Drac and Fangelica 2 pack has been found on Tumblr! It's... eh.  :|

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/0660dfe00157e5732542665c35954bfd/tumblr_ovcumhmG0C1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/95adb7e7585fb9d58ae314b25c0e92b5/tumblr_ovcumhmG0C1rosg0bo3_1280.jpg)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/e6a2f7299a04f660e91b58a40623f572/tumblr_ovcumhmG0C1rosg0bo2_1280.jpg)
https://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/164678870532/draculaura-fangelica-2-pack
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on August 27, 2017, 12:11:46 PM
I want wathever the pink thing with wings is supposed to be. (And I'm not talking about Fangelica)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on August 27, 2017, 12:12:27 PM
A new set has been revealed with Draculaura and Fangelica.

https://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/164678870532/draculaura-fangelica-2-pack

Gotta say, this Fangelica looks a lot cuter than the standard version. A shame about the lack of articulation on Lala though...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on August 27, 2017, 12:23:27 PM
Is it a birthday party?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on August 27, 2017, 12:25:55 PM
Why oh why does every head accessory have to be attached to a headband? I think that these party hats look a little bit silly. I prefer the regular Fangelica, Lala looks cute thou, shame about the articulation. These   sets with the Fashionista type bodies are no more than just fashion packs IMO.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Claire85 on August 27, 2017, 12:45:07 PM
Eh. I like that Lala has a darker makeup, but it's still hard with the doe-eyed-ness.

After seeing the webisode, I wish Fangelica was older.

This honestly, didn't even need to be a thing haha. Just do a fashion pack/themed stuff pack.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 27, 2017, 01:07:05 PM
Another Drac and more Wolfs. I'm beginning to worry they are only going to focus on the main 5 for the Monster Family stuff.

After seeing the webisode, I wish Fangelica was older.

Fangelica seems to be about the right age in the webisode. It's the others who seem rather young compared to their dolls imho.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 27, 2017, 01:09:55 PM
That two pack is even sillier because it seems like this 5 going on 500 year old girl is going to high school if you consider the webshow.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on August 27, 2017, 02:24:09 PM
Yeah, Fangelica's dolls make her a lot younger than the webisodes do. Going by canon, she should be Kelpie/Alivia-sized at the very least.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: DEStokes on August 27, 2017, 04:03:19 PM
Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Morieris on August 27, 2017, 04:58:21 PM
Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on August 27, 2017, 05:06:28 PM
That two pack is even sillier because it seems like this 5 going on 500 year old girl is going to high school if you consider the webshow.

Hey I'm an adult and I'd still love to have birthday parties with cake and balloons and toys for presents. It was only when I was in my teens that I wanted to be "oh so grown up".

Yeah, Fangelica's dolls make her a lot younger than the webisodes do. Going by canon, she should be Kelpie/Alivia-sized at the very least.

Actually going by the webisodes everyone else should be Kelpie/Aliva size. Especially when compared to Dracula.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: bewilderness on August 27, 2017, 06:36:27 PM
It's Barbie with bat wings.  I'm a have to pass.

Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

   :lol:  :cry:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on August 27, 2017, 08:56:34 PM
I like the print for Draculaura's dress, and Fangelica's hair is pretty cute. Bit still a major pass from me.

I actually really wouldn't mind them reusing the EAH shoe molds. It's better than the same mold they've used 700 times over.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wuvmykitties on August 28, 2017, 03:14:37 AM
I also wish Fangelica was bigger.  I thought she was more of a teen in the webisode, but here she looks like a little girl?  :blink:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 28, 2017, 06:41:55 AM
so wait, Fangelica and Draculaura -aren't- related after all, then? I don't watch the cartoons, heh.

Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

:haha:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RodimusKnight on August 28, 2017, 07:50:19 AM
I like the dress on Draulaura, although I think it would have been better if it went past her knees, if for no other reason then for something a little different.  The lack of Articulation, is so common now, but it's still depressing. I would probably skip this set, to be honest, unless it's on a clearance.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on August 28, 2017, 01:41:16 PM
so wait, Fangelica and Draculaura -aren't- related after all, then? I don't watch the cartoons, heh.

Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

:haha:

Fangelica is a long-lost vampire princess located by the gang and adopted into the Drac family. She is also eligible for MH, and not that young looking in the animation.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on August 29, 2017, 06:31:13 AM
so wait, Fangelica and Draculaura -aren't- related after all, then? I don't watch the cartoons, heh.

Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

:haha:

Fangelica is a long-lost vampire princess located by the gang and adopted into the Drac family. She is also eligible for MH, and not that young looking in the animation.

Oooh, cool. Thanks for the info :D I'm glad she isn't blood (heh) related to Draculaura after all.

That's weird about the discrepancy between her ages, though.. I wonder if she was going to be an older girl originally (maybe Kelpie-sized?) and they changed last minute (or at least, late enough in the game that it was too late to change it for the cartoon)-? It'd be weird if they did it on purpose o.O
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Soulspice on August 31, 2017, 06:11:09 AM
Found this pic on the MH app, in the last update, and delteted the background. I guess this is her official artwork.

(http://i63.tinypic.com/2m4zlso.png)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on August 31, 2017, 06:11:04 PM
So we are getting a Frankie and sister 2 pack and a Draculaura and Fangelica set?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on August 31, 2017, 08:07:34 PM
Better be an Ebbie and Lagoona set too....but I'd take a set with Ebbie and Kelpie. or one with Lagoona's brothers...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Listie on September 02, 2017, 01:54:32 AM
Check out Alivia's cool boots! She's like her dad. :frankie: :inlove:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BYhQ1WFBTit/ (https://www.instagram.com/p/BYhQ1WFBTit/)
(https://instagram.fakl2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/t51.2885-15/e35/21149136_1981757425428187_8655712793527320576_n.jpg)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: textsfrommh on September 02, 2017, 06:25:47 AM
It looks like this foreign Monster High magazine has a diary for Dracula!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXqvMDnB5Xx/

If anyone out there has this magazine, could you please possibly provide a translation?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on September 02, 2017, 06:48:49 AM
Check out Alivia's cool boots! She's like her dad. :frankie: :inlove:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BYhQ1WFBTit/ (https://www.instagram.com/p/BYhQ1WFBTit/)
(https://instagram.fakl2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/t51.2885-15/e35/21149136_1981757425428187_8655712793527320576_n.jpg)

That picture is comically bad. Her head's shoved down way too low and the tray is awkwardly put on top of her hands instead of how she's perfectly able to hold it like we've seen before?

Looks like she needs to go back to the lab!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on September 02, 2017, 08:28:42 AM
It looks like this foreign Monster High magazine has a diary for Dracula!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXqvMDnB5Xx/

If anyone out there has this magazine, could you please possibly provide a translation?

Also, if the magazine has his official profile art, I'd love to see that.  I want to fix that playset Dracula and need reference material!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on September 02, 2017, 11:52:16 AM
It looks like this foreign Monster High magazine has a diary for Dracula!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXqvMDnB5Xx/

If anyone out there has this magazine, could you please possibly provide a translation?

Also, if the magazine has his official profile art, I'd love to see that.  I want to fix that playset Dracula and need reference material!
If it is the mexican edition, I'll try to get it, but no idea if that still is sold in my city
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Lhianneth on September 02, 2017, 05:24:55 PM
Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

I guess this is the cross-over that they were hinting at?
Astranova: interdimensional shoe saleswoman, bringing you the best of fashion from other worlds.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: nassib on September 02, 2017, 06:19:00 PM
I want wathever the pink thing with wings is supposed to be. (And I'm not talking about Fangelica)

LOL!
I was about to answer "that's Fangelica" before reading the clarification

Draculaura is wearing School Spirit Apple's shoes.  I think that's a first.

Ever After High died so Draculaura's shoe collection could live.

 :haha:
So all that talk about the line don't selling and such was Dracula's cover up?! best plot twist ever!
 :dropjaw:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: smileshy22 on September 09, 2017, 10:42:30 AM
I found these new artworks on Tumblr! I'm not sure if it's official or just fan art, but it looks a lot like the book art for EAH. Out of all of them, I like the Lagoona/Kelpie/Ebbie one the best.  :)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/4f242eb6a5f1c0bb9a26f3b5d763a8ca/tumblr_ow0jdtAqJw1tc5d60o1_1280.jpg)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/b51c2f51f4c04b01e5b23dcf48074aca/tumblr_ow0jdtAqJw1tc5d60o2_1280.jpg)

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/46d852807fc19b7b8bda23cc25e9ac1f/tumblr_ow0jdtAqJw1tc5d60o3_1280.jpg)
http://super-airi.tumblr.com/post/165148505979/monster-family
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on September 09, 2017, 11:28:32 AM
It looks to be a fan reproduction or maybe an unused take on the official artwork featured on the packaging.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on September 21, 2017, 08:03:43 AM
A second wolf cub has appeared!

(https://68.media.tumblr.com/d17d467481918a6f6ffe3e3724eb6e15/tumblr_owmv29v5o01rosg0bo3_r1_1280.jpg)
https://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/165582105822/bunk-bed-with-pawla-wolf
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Knightfire on September 21, 2017, 04:40:25 PM
Love the skeleton hands on that ladder!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on September 21, 2017, 09:02:30 PM
I don't know if the bed mold is recycled but I love it! Sorta wish we could get 2 new siblings in this pack instead of one
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on September 21, 2017, 09:20:15 PM
Dang it, I didn't want to like this set but I was such a sucker for the dead tired bed playsets.  This one doesn't compare to Clawdeens bed set, but I still like it.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Listie on September 22, 2017, 12:43:41 AM
A second wolf cub has appeared!

Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.
https://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/165582105822/bunk-bed-with-pawla-wolf

That bunk bed looks familiar; like a modified version of the Barbie sisters' bed playset.
Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.
Anyway, I really like that it's a generic spooky monster theme & not specifically Wolf-y. And the pillows/cushions are very cute! I hope this isn't a store exclusive, cause I kinda really want it. ^^;
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Loa on September 22, 2017, 12:58:03 AM
These Monster parents suddenly seem to have been VERY busy!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: modernmonsterhigh on September 22, 2017, 02:01:57 AM
These Monster parents suddenly seem to have been VERY busy!
Oh my gosh, help me I can't stop laughing :haha:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on September 22, 2017, 05:21:28 AM
Well well I was expecting a rerelease of Clawdeens old bed, this is much better imo. Nice to see that it's an all new bunk bed and I think all the details, ladder etc are very nice. But the "dolls" oh dear, nothing to get excited about there. I think I'll pass on this.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on September 22, 2017, 07:16:26 AM
I think it's possible that these two babies are two new characters rather than one being Weredith...Weredeith has bright purple hair and a pink bow with dark brown skin tone.  In this set, the baby on the left has lavender hair with a green bow and a light brown skin tone, and the baby on the right has pink hair with a blue bow and a more orangey brown skin tone.

So unless they're dying Weredith's hair, these are probably two new distinct babies.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on September 22, 2017, 09:13:39 AM
That bunk bed looks familiar; like a modified version of the Barbie sisters' bed playset.
Sorry but you are not allowed to view spoiler contents.

Oooh, good catch. I thought something about it looked a bit "off" (not in a bad way, just.. not quite MH-ish, if that makes sense?).

This is cuter than I was expecting :) I agree w/ Kara, it's not a patch on Clawdeen's bunk beds (though A+ to Mattel for making a 'new' bed instead of just re-releasing the old one, which is what I was expecting they'd do ^^;) but it's nice enough for what it is. Dunno if I'd get it, necessarily (maybe if it was on sale), but I do like it :) The werebabies are starting to grow on me.

It does sorta bother me that the werebabies have technicoloured hair instead of it being a natural colour.. Clawdeen and Howleen's hair is weirdly coloured because they dye it (unless that changed in the reboot?), after all, so do the babies have dyed hair too? o.O /nitpick

These Monster parents suddenly seem to have been VERY busy!

:haha:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on September 22, 2017, 10:27:13 AM
Maybe they are very very messy eaters? Or they played around with Clawdeen's acrylics?
We do know that Clawdeen dyes her hair, as she appeared with all brown hair in the WTMH movie, but her siblings weird colors *could* be natural as other monster have hair in those colors.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on November 08, 2017, 09:34:13 PM
www.amazon.com/dp/B075VV8679/

There's some interesting info in the description.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Ameyal on November 08, 2017, 09:43:13 PM
www.amazon.com/dp/B075VV8679/

There's some interesting info in the description.
I don't know if I should laugh at the description, but I will anyway: :haha:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Fairy Tale Man on November 08, 2017, 10:28:00 PM
www.amazon.com/dp/B075VV8679/

There's some interesting info in the description.
I don't know if I should laugh at the description, but I will anyway: :haha:

Is it the Howled Wolf, or "the finest details and highest quality you will find anywhere!"?



Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on November 09, 2017, 06:27:06 AM
www.amazon.com/dp/B075VV8679/

There's some interesting info in the description.
I don't know if I should laugh at the description, but I will anyway: :haha:

Is it the Howled Wolf, or "the finest details and highest quality you will find anywhere!"?

I like "Choose from Alivia? Stein", personally XP
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on November 09, 2017, 09:32:47 AM
Has Pharrah been released yet? What about the Sandy set with the highchair?

Those bunkbeds are really cute, though! I hope Kara Zor-El is right, and the cubs are both new characters. I want a whole litter of were-babies. X3
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on November 09, 2017, 10:13:08 AM
Has Pharrah been released yet? What about the Sandy set with the highchair?

Those bunkbeds are really cute, though! I hope Kara Zor-El is right, and the cubs are both new characters. I want a whole litter of were-babies. X3
\

Pharrah, Sandy and the Lux/Sandy/Cleo set are Target exclusives, and on shelves now.   :)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on November 09, 2017, 10:21:16 AM
Yay! Thanks for letting me know! :D

I guess Pharrah and Sandy haven’t turned up on the Target website yet, though... Hmm... I wish there was a Target near me. :/
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: MonsterHighChecklist on November 09, 2017, 06:39:01 PM
I can keep an eye out!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: dArcangel on November 21, 2017, 05:43:30 AM
Two Alivia's and a Howleen: https://darth-alinart.tumblr.com/post/167732639997/frankie-stein-alivia-stein-2-pack-alivia

(https://78.media.tumblr.com/62b908fade669216d15f835be4c66fcc/tumblr_ozrqgcqumF1rosg0bo1_1280.jpg)
(https://78.media.tumblr.com/f3039a99a36909fa61ef6cc468e6f97a/tumblr_ozrqgcqumF1rosg0bo2_1280.jpg)
(https://78.media.tumblr.com/dad99bebf57161a15365ac41668aa632/tumblr_ozrqgcqumF1rosg0bo4_1280.jpg)
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on November 21, 2017, 06:58:57 AM
Oooh, new photos! And a new pet!!

How tall is Alivia? She looks taller than the other kid sisters (Pawla, etc) but it could just be the photo.. makes me wonder how tall Howleen is too, if she's the same height as before or if she's shorter now.

I gotta say, Alivia's really growing on me.. I could go either way on her before, but these new pics of her are really cute ^^

I like her pet's face but I'm not sure what's with that weird bit above her right eye.. was it meant to be painted, or..? It just looks odd.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Kara Zor-El on November 21, 2017, 07:25:14 AM
Neither of those look at all like her animated appearance. :annoyed: 
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RodimusKnight on November 21, 2017, 07:45:00 AM
The Howleen is cute, but man I want Articulation back. I guess Twila is no longer her best friend though huh...
Alivia, she's also cute. I wonder if her eyes are actually supposed to be the matching pairs that weren't used on Frankie?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on November 21, 2017, 08:27:58 AM
How tall is Alivia? She looks taller than the other kid sisters (Pawla, etc) but it could just be the photo.. makes me wonder how tall Howleen is too, if she's the same height as before or if she's shorter now.

I think they are both the same height as Kelpie.

I like her pet's face but I'm not sure what's with that weird bit above her right eye.. was it meant to be painted, or..? It just looks odd.

Her pet is supposed to be pieced together like she is.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on November 21, 2017, 09:02:01 AM
Alivia is cute and all, but I think I’ll just get the two-pack for frankie’s Weird apron and the cute grill.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Cece on November 21, 2017, 10:56:10 AM
I'm not really feeling Alivia. She's pretty much just Frankie on a smaller body with a couple of superficial changes and no distinctive style or look. Pretty disappointing considering how cute her animated counterpart is.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on November 21, 2017, 12:35:30 PM
I like her pet's face but I'm not sure what's with that weird bit above her right eye.. was it meant to be painted, or..? It just looks odd.

Her pet is supposed to be pieced together like she is.

yeah, I got that, but I can't tell what exactly they were going for with the parts I mentioned. Like, it looks to be a different texture but it's hard to really make out what exactly it's meant to be since it's the same colour as the rest of it (tbh it sorta looks like a Cheeto or something, lol). If that makes sense...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Soulspice on November 21, 2017, 02:39:38 PM
I wonder what is Alivia basic look, as I only get the basic ones...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on November 21, 2017, 04:10:51 PM
It's supposed to be a textured patch of fabric stitched to her head, along with the floppy rabbit ear which is the same "fabric".
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on November 21, 2017, 04:40:16 PM
Aw, why are they giving Alivia bangs? They cover up her awesome forehead stitches!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Wardah on November 22, 2017, 07:04:36 AM
I just hope these siblings end up in stores and not Amazon only.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: modernmonsterhigh on November 29, 2017, 01:03:24 AM
This really is giving me some mixed feelings.. I love their shoes to be honest. I'm not surprised by the articulation but what is going on with howleen's hair?? I guess she is known for her wild hair along with her sister but that's the worst style I've seen since dance class.. I guess it's not too bad since you can probably water it down. I love alivia's pet but cushion looks like she needs a hair cut and her flappy ear isn't there :/ also.. is it just me or should their body molds be swapped? Alive has howleen's scratchy hands and howleen now has the most regular hands I've ever seen on her lol. I also love the bolt in alivia's head but, that might interfere with reroots. It would be cool to see a custom alivia doll. I wonder if howleen is the same height as her G1 body?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: 8BrickMario on November 29, 2017, 05:54:52 AM
This really is giving me some mixed feelings.. I love their shoes to be honest. I'm not surprised by the articulation but what is going on with howleen's hair?? I guess she is known for her wild hair along with her sister but that's the worst style I've seen since dance class.. I guess it's not too bad since you can probably water it down. I love alivia's pet but cushion looks like she needs a hair cut and her flappy ear isn't there :/ also.. is it just me or should their body molds be swapped? Alive has howleen's scratchy hands and howleen now has the most regular hands I've ever seen on her lol. I also love the bolt in alivia's head but, that might interfere with reroots. It would be cool to see a custom alivia doll. I wonder if howleen is the same height as her G1 body?

Alivia doesn't have claws, she has grabby Frankenstein-shuffle hands, so it's definitely her mold.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: NsMHdolls on November 29, 2017, 08:01:11 AM
Is it just me or do Frankie's feet look way smaller than usual?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: WinterwolfR on December 06, 2017, 06:56:17 AM
I hope they make kelpie in the pet line too then you would have to get an extra lagoona doll...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on December 06, 2017, 07:24:11 AM
 Never too many Lagoonas.😍 I would love another Kelpie.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: heftysmurf76 on December 27, 2017, 09:18:00 AM
Has anyone seen Pharrah De Nile in the wild? I'm checking my Target at the end of the week but don't have High hopes...
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on December 27, 2017, 09:21:07 AM
Has anyone seen Pharrah De Nile in the wild? I'm checking my Target at the end of the week but don't have High hopes...
I've never seen her, but we only get to Target once a month.  I've seen Cleo's set and the solo baby.  Good luck finding her, our Walmart has already put the little siblings on clearance with $5 stickers.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: heftysmurf76 on December 27, 2017, 09:24:02 AM
I've never seen her, but we only get to Target once a month.  I've seen Cleo's set and the solo baby.  Good luck finding her, our Walmart has already put the little siblings on clearance with $5 stickers.
Thanks! Good to know.  I fully expect not to find her, but I'm also not keen on paying ebay/Amazon's inflated prices for her :/
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on December 27, 2017, 09:30:45 AM
I've never seen her, but we only get to Target once a month.  I've seen Cleo's set and the solo baby.  Good luck finding her, our Walmart has already put the little siblings on clearance with $5 stickers.
Thanks! Good to know.  I fully expect not to find her, but I'm also not keen on paying ebay/Amazon's inflated prices for her :/
I don't blame you.  If we happen to go this weekend or next, I'll look.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: heftysmurf76 on December 27, 2017, 10:20:48 AM
I don't blame you.  If we happen to go this weekend or next, I'll look.
AWESOME! I really appreciate it!!!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Squirrelypaws on December 27, 2017, 10:40:25 AM
Pharrah's the one that's the same size as Pawla/Fangelica/etc., right? I keep mixing her and the baby up. XD If she's the Pawla-size one, I found her at Target a few months ago. Only saw her once, though.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on December 27, 2017, 02:15:22 PM
Pharrah's the one that's the same size as Pawla/Fangelica/etc., right? I keep mixing her and the baby up. XD If she's the Pawla-size one, I found her at Target a few months ago. Only saw her once, though.
Same, if she is that one I’ve only seen her once too. She’s either popular or short-packed
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: heftysmurf76 on January 05, 2018, 07:35:52 PM
There were no less than FOUR Sandy single packs at my Target and NO Pharrahs, so I gave up and paid twice retail on ebay, she's totally worth it though, I love me some Pharrah!!!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on January 16, 2018, 03:44:20 AM
I saw the sleep over set with pawla weredith and packlyn at a target.. But the other four targets don't have them and it's the target 50 miles away :annoyed:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on January 16, 2018, 07:41:35 AM
All I saw at Target was Pharrah.  Our Walmart only got the little sisters and the Lagoona and her sister pack, which are all now on clearance.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on January 22, 2018, 08:25:53 AM
I'm a bit out of the loop - have Howleen and Alivia popped up anywhere or are we still waiting for them to be released? I keep getting all these similar releases confused, forgetting which wave we're on now, etc.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on January 23, 2018, 05:05:00 AM
I'm a bit out of the loop - have Howleen and Alivia popped up anywhere or are we still waiting for them to be released? I keep getting all these similar releases confused, forgetting which wave we're on now, etc.
I haven’t seen anything on them in a while :/ maybe we’ll get news during toy fair?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Konzern on January 23, 2018, 06:08:03 AM
If I had to guess, we'll see them closer to spring or maybe summer.  All the stores I've been to with family sets or dolls have them on clearance.  Once they get clearanced out, Howleen and Alivia will hit the shelves.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Squirrelypaws on January 23, 2018, 10:23:28 AM
I got an in-stock alert yesterday from Amazon for Alivia. So they should be popping up soon, I think.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on January 23, 2018, 09:34:05 PM
Alivia's on Amazon!

https://www.amazon.com/Monster-High-Family-Alivia-Fashion/dp/B076QCW6GN/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&dpID=41xuyQHFtPL&dpPl=1&keywords=monster%20high%20siblings%20frankie&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&qid=1516755316&ref=plSrch&ref_=mp_s_a_1_1&sr=8-1

Though not the BBQ one we saw before.
I don't like her bangs but otherwise I need her. She's one of the few other younger siblings I really want. Those boots are killer, too!
I really hate her franken-mouse-hamster though. Mouster?
I'll get her and redress her probably, find an actual good outfit for those shoes and give her a better hairdo.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on January 25, 2018, 08:47:33 AM
Oh, speak of the devil, haha. I was starting to worry they wouldn't get released, it feels like it's been ages since we first heard about them.. usually I'm not one to worry but usually we hear *something* about dolls by this point, that's why I asked XD

Hopefully they pop up soon, I like Alivia.. wasn't sure about her at first, but she's really grown on me :B And Howleen's a long-time favourite of mine.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: rayedelsol on January 25, 2018, 03:57:03 PM
I bought Alivia on Tuesday and posted my review today. If anyone's interested: http://rayedelsol.com/monster-high-alivia-stein-review/
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on January 25, 2018, 05:44:41 PM
I bought Alivia on Tuesday and posted my review today. If anyone's interested: http://rayedelsol.com/monster-high-alivia-stein-review/

Love your review, as always! <3
I just grabbed her off Amazon, I'm not sure how easy she'll be to find later, also gave me a chance to add her to the dye I've had in my cart for my BJD for weeks that is suddenly on a major sale. :O

How does her hair feel?

Definitely feeling like the siblings will be the last dolls I buy, however.
They're not bad final additions but MH definitely isn't going to go out with a bang, it'll just kind of fade away.
I don't mind them being unarticulated though because they're so small, only small dolls get away with that in my collection. xD
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: rayedelsol on January 25, 2018, 06:16:08 PM
Her hair is nice and soft. I'm a fan ^.^
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on February 01, 2018, 05:20:48 PM
My Alivia got here today!

I redressed her and painted her forehead stitches.
Bonus photos of her with my (also redressed) Kelpie!

(Sorry my photos suck, my camera sucks!
Her lip also came a bit rubbed, it's hard to see in person though.)
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Edit:
I added a bow and earrings to her outfit! Next I'll paint the details on her boots, but not tonight.

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Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: monsteleon on February 01, 2018, 05:25:18 PM
My Alivia got here today!

I redressed her and painted her forehead stitches.
Bonus photos of her with my (also redressed) Kelpie!

(Sorry my photos suck, my camera sucks!
Her lip also came a bit rubbed, it's hard to see in person though.)
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Super cute!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: RochelleGoyleFanatic on February 01, 2018, 05:29:34 PM
I saw the new Howleen on youtube. She is actually cute despite no articulation.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on February 02, 2018, 07:44:40 AM
I saw the new Howleen on youtube. She is actually cute despite no articulation.

How tall is she? Same height as Alivia or something else? :o

Esbayne, your Alivia is sooo cute!! ^_^ I ordered mine the other day, I'm excited for her to arrive.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Manster Guy on February 02, 2018, 11:29:30 AM
Yeah she's the same height as Alivia, both being about an inch shorter than Twyla. Boy they are very cute, but that dammed lack of articulation is a real downer.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on February 02, 2018, 03:40:30 PM
Esbayne, your Alivia is sooo cute!! ^_^ I ordered mine the other day, I'm excited for her to arrive.

Super cute!

Thanks so much!! <3
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on February 03, 2018, 06:44:58 AM
Yeah she's the same height as Alivia, both being about an inch shorter than Twyla. Boy they are very cute, but that dammed lack of articulation is a real downer.

Oh nice, thanks.

Lack of articulation doesn't bother me ^^ I'm looking forward to getting these two.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on February 21, 2018, 03:28:24 PM
I am happy to find Alivia and Howleen at toys r us. for only 12.99. Not for the inflated prices on eBay and Amazon.
I love the families... Kinda wish there was a babysitting line with other monster kids and babies. They don't have to be related to anyone then.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Carrehz on February 22, 2018, 07:38:32 AM
I love the families... Kinda wish there was a babysitting line with other monster kids and babies. They don't have to be related to anyone then.

This would be so cuuuute omg :love: I really do like the idea of more family members, I just wish they'd picked some different chars to do it with.. can you imagine how cute baby werecats would be?!
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Evilunicorn on February 22, 2018, 08:35:13 AM
I love the families... Kinda wish there was a babysitting line with other monster kids and babies. They don't have to be related to anyone then.

This would be so cuuuute omg :love: I really do like the idea of more family members, I just wish they'd picked some different chars to do it with.. can you imagine how cute baby werecats would be?!
I am genuinely surprised that MH hasn’t made a babysitting line. You’d think by now (especially with the monster family) they’d have done it
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: SaelaVe on February 22, 2018, 10:52:17 AM
I am happy to find Alivia and Howleen at toys r us. for only 12.99. Not for the inflated prices on eBay and Amazon.
I love the families... Kinda wish there was a babysitting line with other monster kids and babies. They don't have to be related to anyone then.

Okay, this would have been such a great idea!  And considering how nice the Skipper Babysitters Inc. dolls are, an MH babysitting line could have been something tremendously cool.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on February 22, 2018, 03:19:37 PM
I was thinking little gargoyles and gorgons would be cute, but were kittens would be adorable.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Nemesis on February 22, 2018, 03:44:51 PM
I was thinking little gargoyles and gorgons would be cute, but were kittens would be adorable.

I must now weep for the awesome dolls that will never be. T_T

Is the Families line finished up now that Alivia and Howleen are out? Was the Frankie BBQ set cancelled?
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Mickey Rumble on February 22, 2018, 04:23:47 PM
I just realized that Luna's youngest siblings would be caterpillar kids.  :biggrin:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Poster on February 22, 2018, 08:58:44 PM
I just realized that Luna's youngest siblings would be caterpillar kids.  :biggrin:

So Glo Worms (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glo_Worm), basically. :B
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: sisterskipper on February 22, 2018, 09:00:05 PM
I hope they weren't cancelled. I am also looking forward to the Draculaura/Fangelica set.
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: Esbayne on February 22, 2018, 11:53:30 PM
OMG yes, more monster kids. Normally I do not like kid/baby dolls, but monsters make it pretty cool.

Werecats and gorgons would be pretty cool. Or a skeleton kid? Ghost kid!
Oooh... Maybe a little brother for Isi. Imagine a little boy fawn with antlers coming in!

I can dream.  :freak:
Title: Re: Family Sets and the Clawd/Clawdeen 2 pack
Post by: darkcatra25 on March 16, 2018, 05:32:18 PM
The Frankie and Alivia Set are available on Amazon, with the Frankie set being temporarily out of stock but still able to order and the Draculaura and Fangela set being released June 1st.

https://www.amazon.com/Monster-High-Family-Frankie-Alivia/dp/B078HQMS1R/ref=pd_rhf_gw_p_img_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=1W17G3208YA5DJGB99EA (https://www.amazon.com/Monster-High-Family-Frankie-Alivia/dp/B078HQMS1R/ref=pd_rhf_gw_p_img_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=1W17G3208YA5DJGB99EA)

https://www.amazon.com/Monster-High-Doll-Multicolor/dp/B079K6WNF6/ref=pd_sbs_21_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B079K6WNF6&pd_rd_r=G78WNDK12QJ5VQ52T9X7&pd_rd_w=xcWTO&pd_rd_wg=eNYdO&psc=1&refRID=G78WNDK12QJ5VQ52T9X7 (https://www.amazon.com/Monster-High-Doll-Multicolor/dp/B079K6WNF6/ref=pd_sbs_21_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B079K6WNF6&pd_rd_r=G78WNDK12QJ5VQ52T9X7&pd_rd_w=xcWTO&pd_rd_wg=eNYdO&psc=1&refRID=G78WNDK12QJ5VQ52T9X7)