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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: March 11, 2009, 12:29 PM »
I have yet to recieve mine either, but I used Economy Postal and also live in Canda so judging by the last two figures, it takes roughly 16-18 buisness days for me, I'm hoping I'll recieve it before the end of the week. You do get a shipping notice for economy shipping, no tracking number though.

Hall of Justice / DC Universe Classics Wave 8
« on: November 3, 2008, 09:56 PM »
Wave 8 revealed!

My god this line is going to break me. I have to have that Giganta. Can't wait to add these to the shelf.

In other somewhat related news for any of you Canadian collectors out there, the Dark Knight Movie Masters figures have been popping up in Zellers and Toys R US over the past week. Might be a good sign that the Universe line might be making a come back to Canada. I can only hope.

The Legacy Collection / Re: Entertainment Earth 6-Pack
« on: July 25, 2008, 06:53 PM »
I like it, nice to see some helmet less stormies that aren't Jango clones for a change. I liked the Joker Squad from the comics so I may just pick this set up.

The Legacy Collection / Re: Legacy Wave 5 - A New Hope
« on: July 25, 2008, 05:50 PM »

This wave is a thing of beauty!! :o Count me in for the whole set! They all look fantastic, and Brainiac comes with a good cantina table!!!! I'll be buying a few of him just for more tables for sure. And they actually granted my wish of making R5-A2 the BAD in this wave!!! EEEE, bring on 2009!!! I can't wait!

The Legacy Collection / Re: Legacy Wave 5 - A New Hope
« on: June 25, 2008, 04:53 PM »
Sweet! This is a brilliant wave. 4 Cantina Aliens, a Sandcrawler droid and Jawa....fantastic! I'll probably complete the set! So it seems this is another astromech BAF wave then? It would be nice if they included some in film astromechs in this wave as theres a whole bunch of unmade astros from Mos Eisley and ANH. R5-A2 would be a treat.

The Legacy Collection / Re: Wal-Mart Droid Factory Sets
« on: June 25, 2008, 12:00 AM »
I picked up the Luke and Watto sets tonight and am really quite impressed by these sets so far. The droids are fun, Watto is a nice repaint and I hadn't gotten the original pilot Luke before this, so he's pretty nice to have. Thank god they changed him from the stupid looking grinning prototype. I may have to go back and get some more, the whole BAD thing is pretty tempting.

The Legacy Collection / Re: Legacy Wave 5 - A New Hope
« on: June 24, 2008, 11:56 PM »
July huh? Whew, gonna be a long wait for these guys but well worth it. And here i was kinda worried that we'd be getting barely any Cantina creatures this year. Fantastic sounding wave so far, I do hope it ends up being an 8 figure wave and includes that Jawa/ WED Treadwell droid from the rumor list too. That would be brilliant!

Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: June 17, 2008, 09:17 PM »
Dunno if there's any other Canadian Transformers fans on these boards, but if so, Classics Universe have started showing up at Canadian Wal-Marts. I picked up Prowl and Sunstreaker tonight, both of which are pretty cool!

1. Throne Room Duel Luke
2. Wicket
3. Nien Nunb
4. Sgt Doallyn
5. Cane Adiss
6. Ewok Warrior Wompus
7. AV-6R7
8. BG-J38
9. Loje Nella
10. Attark

Bring on the obscure weirdo aliens!

1. Toht (w/ alternate melty head)
2. Marcus Brody
3. Belloq (white suit)
4. Marion Dress
5. Sapito
6. Indy (professor)
7. Jock the Pilot
8. Arc Spirit
9.Captain Katanga

Hall of Justice / Batman The Dark Knight
« on: May 9, 2008, 02:05 AM »
I hope not. It's K-Mart exclusive. i haven't seen a K-Mart in years!

Hall of Justice / DC Universe Classics
« on: May 8, 2008, 03:49 PM »
Bad news for drewlam and I.  Walmarts restocked with Wave 1 yet again.  Sales had slowed considerably of late and I think this might not bode well for us Canadians going forward as these will sit for a while.  I know Drew picked them up at the flea market already and Scott helped me out, so we're both fine.  But I'm wondering about the future waves.  It seems like Mattel has a really poor handle on distribution up here and we saw that with the previous Superman/Batman line.  Getting the same wave of Superman/Bizarro/Supergirl over and over and over again killed it at TRU, I'm guessing getting wave 1 of DSCH over and over and over again will kill this line at Walmarts up here.   :-\  On top of that, because it has been available at major retailers, the comic shops locally haven't touched the line and reasonably so.

I'm thinking I might as well put my order in for wave 3 with Scott right now, because it'll be months if it shows up here, if at all.  The only duplicate figure I already own a version of that I'm happy with is the Robin figure.  Well, I have a really nice Alex Ross Green Lantern as well, but I'm not opposed to a second GL in my collection.  Consistency of scale is such a huge thing and it seems DCSH has got a handle on that, so good for them. 

I share you're concerns. My Wal-Mart recently picked up wave 1 for the third time. The first two times it sold quite well, but this time it is moving considerably slower. I'm going to be extremely disappointed if Mattel Canada screws this up due to poor distribution, because initially these figures were selling really well. If they just kept up with proper distribution they'd have a real winner on thier hands.

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