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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: August 18, 2019, 08:09 PM »
And also a few new Origins reveals. I was skeptical about this, but know I wonít be able to resist them.  :)






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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: August 18, 2019, 08:06 PM »


A new series by show runner Kevin Smith was announced today at Power-Con. Itís said to take place after the original cartoon. I canít wait for this.  :) :D :o

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Jurassic Park Toys
« on: August 13, 2019, 08:54 PM »
Scored a nice lot of Kenner toys a few weeks back and now Iíve decided Iím not too interested in them. Is anyone here interested in them? Iíll post a pic when I can.

I have Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler, Tim Murphy, and Nedry for human figures, and the Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus for dinos. All complete as far as I can tell. I also have the Jeep that I think is complete sans a missile.

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Chewie is in stock for $6 on Amazon through seller Kickiní Toys with free shipping. I ordered one, so Iíll see how good the packing is.

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: July 26, 2019, 11:18 AM »
Picked up the G1 Soundwave and cassette reissues today. Theyíre getting out there, slowly...

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: July 21, 2019, 03:26 PM »
Iím pretty sure when I see them Iíll buy them anyway. They do look really good. Very curious on their long-term plans here. Iíd love a Sorceress in this style, and the Laser Power He-Man and Skeletor would really be neat. But if itís just 1982 through 1984 characters, meh.

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: July 18, 2019, 08:05 AM »
Iím thinking Super 7 is done, after they deliver the last of their Filmation 5.5Ē dudes. The Reaction and a Classics are (probably) finished too. Super 7 has nothing MOTU at SDCC this year, so...

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: July 18, 2019, 08:03 AM »
Soundwave has been very tempting, and same with Springer. Gah.  Maybe Iíll get Sideswipe since I really didnít like the Universe version. Then thereís that Omega Supreme...  :o

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Modern Masters of the Universe
« on: July 18, 2019, 07:59 AM »
I bought in on Classics really really heavily, so Iím really not interested in starting another line, even if it is at retail. I havenít bought anything Super 7 has offered, other than He-Ro and Eldor. Iím hoping I can pick up the Classics I missed for a reasonable price now, but weíll see. Iím more interested in toys for the movie, and I know how much trouble Mattel has at retail. Just trying to avoid another cluster**** like the 200x line.

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: July 12, 2019, 07:51 AM »
The Siege line has been tempting me something fierce lately. I might be too far behind since I donít see Sideswipe or Hound anymore.

I did find the G1 Prime on clearance at my local Wally for $35. I left it, but might go back and get one before they disappear. Itís just too tempting.  ;)

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« on: July 12, 2019, 07:48 AM »
Picked up a Snoke and Stormtrooper at my local Wally today for $7 each. I was glad to get them since I needed these for my carded collection.

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Received my two Lukes and R2 today. Luke is pretty great, and Iím glad I didnít wait around on these.

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Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: June 7, 2019, 05:17 PM »
Iím not very knowledgeable about third party stuff. I try to avoid it, since I spend enough on official stuff. But the G1 version of Blaster is coming to Walmart next year, and Iím assuming his cassette buddies will tag along.

https://news.tfw2005.com/2019/05/18/blaster-wins-the-walmart-exclusive-g1-reissue-2020-fan-vote-388380

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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2019 Kenner Retro Collection
« on: May 16, 2019, 10:43 AM »
I'm hoping more of these make it to the pegs.  There's been no sign of these in my area.

Don't forget - these are only Target exclusive for now.  Per Hasbro's latest update on May 4th, these Retro Collection figures will be available at "fan channels" this Fall -

From the press release -
"Available exclusively at Target, Target.com on 5/12/2019, and at most fan channel retailers nationwide in Fall 2019."

If you can't find them now, just wait until Fall and order a case of them from Entertainment Earth (#sponsorplug).

Glad to hear this. Tired of striking out on these. Maybe that 2nd run will have figures that are actually able to hold the weapons.

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