I collect [GI] Jane-class action figures, particularly artiBabs (which I refer to as Barbie-Janes), for use as "lay figures." Also, I collect Ken & Barbie heads, clothing & accessories, for use in kitbashing.
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REDRESSIBLE FEMALE ACTION FIGURES
The OMNICOMPETENT WOMAN
The DAMSEL in DISTRESS
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Sheena, Queen of the Jungle
from Metroid video game series
from The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Black Scorpion
Dr. Temperance Brennan
from Wreck-It Ralph
from Marvel's Agent Carter
Abbey Chase, Danger Girl
from Portal video game series
from Terminator series
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider
from The Great Race
Electra Woman & Dyna Girl
from Monsters vs. Aliens
Major Motoko Kusanagi
from Ghost in the Shell
from The Perils of Pauline
from Tarzan series
from Alien series
Natalia Romanova, the Black Widow
a.k.a. Natasha Romanoff
from "Doc" Savage series
Det. Jane Seever
from Life [TV series]
Jaime Sommers, the Bionic Woman
a.k.a. La Femme Nikita
V. I. Warshawski
action doll: n. A redressable action figure, technically speaking, an ARTHROPLANG.
action figure: n. A posable figure, technically speaking, an ARTHRANDRIANT.
artiBabs: n. An articulated (Mattel) BARBIE; also, arti-Babs.
barbie: 1. n. a. Any playscale female fashion doll (a.k.a. a Barbarienne), genericized from b. Cap. a trademark for Mattel's ubiquitous fashion doll. 2. pref. [Of FEMFIGS] Having a (Mattel) BARBIE head or rooted hair.
beau: n. Any playscale male fashion doll, aka a KEN [genericized from the Mattel figure].
danseuse: n. A female dancer, specifically, the "Ballerina" ARTI-BABS body style recognized by its molded toeshoes and ankle articulation.
Darbie: 1. n. A (Mattel) Barbie with a headsculpt of a [Walt] Disney or (L. case) similar animated character. 2. Such a headsculpt on a kitbashed figure, as in Darbie-Jane. [portmanteau Disney(esque) Barbie]
Denny: n. A male Darbie. [portmanteau Disney(esque) Ken(ny)]
Earlene: n. An Ertl "jane."
fashion doll: n. A redressable figure with minimal articulation, technically speaking, an ESTHETOPLANG.
fashion figure: n. a pink-aisle action doll, like an artiBabs, or a ball-jointed doll. [portmanteau fashion doll action figure]
femfig n. A female action doll, technically speaking, a PLANGONANDRIANT. [portmanteau female (action) figure]
FHemfig n. a fuzzhead femfig.
fuzzhead: n. An action doll with flocked hair, usually male.
GQ ?: title. Shorthand for a "joe" [see below] used as a male fashion doll, such as:
Superspy-types, like Max Steel, are already GQ, so that would be redundant.
jane: n. a. Any playscale FEMFIG, genericized from b. Cap. (Hasbro's) GI Jane, used in:
Janewear: n. Playscale adventuress clothing.
-Jo: name suffix A name denoting a militaristic Jane-type figure, as in:
jockette: n. A female athlete [from jock, an athlete + -ette, female], specifically, the "Gymnast" ARTI-BABS body style recognized by its flat feet, because many were released under athletic themes, such as gymnastics, aerobics, cheerleading, baseball, basketball & soccer.
joe: n. a. Any playscale MANDOLL [male action doll] genericized from b. Cap. (Hasbro's) GI Joe, used in:
Lana: n. An I-Girl or any other "jane" produced by Lanard, a.k.a. Lanny. [Lanard, truncated]
[acronym MAttel-Recapitated CY (Girl)]
Midgewear: n. Playscale female casualwear or dailywear, as opposed to Barbie's typical high-fashion wardrobe [from Mattel's Midge (Hadley), who was initially marketed as Barbie's non-fashion model friend].
painthead: n. An action doll with sculpted hair, usually male.
PHemfig n. a painthead femfig.
pink aisle: n. The Barbie-related aisle, as in a toy store [from its emphasis of traditionally feminine pursuits, like fashion, hair & make-up].
PKF: org. A fictional action sorority, Rho Kappa Digamma, at Studio 126.
[Ancient Greek notation of "126"]
roothead: n. An action doll with rooted hair, usually female.
Sextilian: n. A 1/6th-scale figure, particularly a male one. [Lat. sextilis, "one sixth" + -ian]
sextilianist n. A playscale figure miniaturist.
Sextilienne: n. A Sextilian female.
trake n. A BARBIE with a broken "larynx" pin, usually having a hole in its throat. [From its resemblance to a tracheotomy]
wighead: n. An action doll with a wig for hair, usually female.