The sculpts of the new Madballs are awesome! The textures seem more developed than the originals, and the sculpts have a much cooler style and attitude. They are certainly a great upgrade over the previous Madball sculpts.
The paint apps are iffy at times. I appreciate what they're trying to do, namely to give the Madballs more realism with different paint washes. But the washes have a tendency to make them look old and used rather than more realistic, which is not what was intended. Screamin' Meemie in particular looked old.
The foam is more squishy than the original Madballs, so how the new series will hold up over time is anyone's guess. Click on the thumb to the right to see the Series 1 assortment. There's also a new official website, so be sure to check it out!