BTW - TVC will fail...at TRU for $10.99 each!
If Hasbro does
keep pricing a collector
-focused line so highly, then it just threatens the line even more so. I could never swallow the idea of TVC being $7.99 at Target, so $10.99 is just straight-up ridiculous. If TCW figures were priced around that $10.99 range, they would probably still sell the same due to their kid-friendly focus.
As someone mentioned above, TAC seems to be one of the best lines Hasbro has ever done so far. There was a perfect balance of key/obscure characters. The packaging was colorful and made the line stand apart on the shelves. Towards the end of its run Legacy became too collector-focused, and TVC is doing pretty well at balancing character selections. By looking at TVC 2011 Wave 1, however, I bet there will be plenty of pegwarming from that wave.