Sometimes as toy collectors, we can look across our displays and, no matter how many toys we have, only see the ones that aren't there. They are the missing figures. The characters toy companies never got around to, never thought were important enough, or worse - the figures companies felt the need to show us at comicon in the "We're Never Gonna Make These" case.
For Joe fans, there is the Sigma Six Scarlett, or Big Lob and Pythona in the 3 3/4" line. Transformers Alternators fans could never have a Bumblebee. Bandai showed and then axed the Teen Titans Doom Patrol. Some MOTU fans are still waiting for an update, any update, of Scareglow. The list goes on and on.