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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #75 on: September 7, 2012, 09:43 AM »
http://www.toysrus.com/search/index.jsp?sr=1&f=Taxonomy%2FTRUS%2F2254197&kw=the+hobbit&origkw=the+hobbit&kwCatId=&view=all

TRU just put up the pre-orders and they have a 3.75 Legolas and Grinnah listed!  no pic but a release date of 10/1
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #77 on: September 7, 2012, 10:30 AM »
I see a ton of pics and listings up at TRU now...they must be in the process of updating...
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #78 on: September 7, 2012, 10:44 AM »
I saw in that press release that Amazon, TRU, and EE are taking preorders for this line for the month of September, with "release" on Oct 1.  Does that mean this line isn't coming to retail (other than TRU)?  I just don't recall there being a big deal about announcing online preorders for a line before (and ones that are retail specific at that, I don't think places like BBTS are preselling these).

Anyways, who's in on this line (and at what scale?)  I'm likely to get some, although I haven't decided the scale yet.  6" might look a bit better, but 3 3/4" would be more display friendly.  With the last LOTR line(s), I ended up with about a dozen or so figures although I was tempted to get more.  I might go the same route this time too, and just get the Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf and call it good.  We'll see I guess, I'm re-reading the book right now and getting more excited for this stuff.

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #79 on: September 7, 2012, 01:36 PM »
I think I am "all in" for 3.75

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #81 on: September 18, 2012, 09:22 PM »
Legolas, Tauriel and Fimbul the Hunter & Warg pics:  http://www.tolkiendrim.com/tauriel-fimbul-revele/

yep - this line has my money.....
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #82 on: September 21, 2012, 10:21 PM »
I've really been getting pumped for The Hobbit with both re-reading the book and the new trailer, and I think I'm definitely in on this line as well.  I'm having troubles deciding which scale to go with.  The smaller stuff would be display friendly, and I'm sure a much more extensive line, but I sort of like the 6" stuff to go with my LOTR figures.  I was about ready to preorder some of this from Amazon or something, is there any word if these will be in retail stores (I assume at least TRU)?

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #83 on: September 24, 2012, 09:34 AM »
Well, according to TRU.com this line will be out 1 week from today.

For giggles I went to tru.com and put one of everything in my cart to see what I am looking at cost wise.

all in 3 3/4 inch scale

4 two packs:
Legolas/Tauriel - this is now listed on tru.com btw
Dwalin/Balin
Kili/Fili
Bilbo/Gollum

Singles:
Gandalf
Thorin

For some reason these last 2 are not offered anywhere in a 2 pack it seems.

While the 5 pack really is a decent deal, it lacks Gollum and Balin.  While I am sure Gollum will be released in some other means, at this point I don't know if it would be safe to say the same thing about Balin.

So anyway, the before tax total is $79.94, not too terrible. 



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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #84 on: September 24, 2012, 09:37 AM »
ooo just found more new stuff!!

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/rorschachsrants/news/?a=67690

looks like maybe I won't be picking up Thorin and Gandalf on single cards after all....
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #85 on: September 24, 2012, 09:42 AM »
awesome scale picture:



more great loose pics:  http://www.joecustoms.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&p=406968
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #86 on: September 24, 2012, 09:47 AM »
I saw these put out at the Times Square TRU on Wednesday.  They looked nice, though I don't delve into them.
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #87 on: September 24, 2012, 10:10 AM »
I saw all of the figures (basic, 2 packs, multi-packs and etc) at TRU this weekend. Nice figures overall but nothing I'll be getting. That huge monster/goblin is cool though.
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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #88 on: September 24, 2012, 11:10 AM »
DrSyn over the website I linked above posted BBTS's initial listing before they were pulled down, so basically these are the only things we have not seen from the 4 inch line yet so far:


3.75 Goblin King Playset ($44.99)
and according to a list he saw on toyark:
Beast Pack Series 1: Stone Troll and Nori

damn I am excited for this line!

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Re: The Hobbit - Toy Line
« Reply #89 on: September 25, 2012, 02:05 AM »
That's the Goblin King, Jayson.  He's a prick.
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