Diamond Select busts - Megatron and Bumblebee

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  1. Bgrngod

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    It looks like two new items from Diamond Select have shown up as pre-order items on BBTS. I've done number of searches here and these appear to be new. I sure haven't seen them before.

    G1 Bumblebee Bust Bank - 6 inches tall $17.99 PVC

    Bumblebee Roto Bust Bank - Transformers Busts G1 Style Busts at BigBadToyStore

    G1 Megatron Bust - Over 5 inches tall $39.99 This one is different than the SDCC exclusive bust already reported. Notice the lack of arms and thus.. no canon of awesomeness?

    Icons Megatron Bust - Transformers Busts G1 Style Busts at BigBadToyStore
     

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  2. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Meh...the Bumblebee one is pretty okay, don't like the Megatron one, though.

    My favorite bust stays the somewhat flat-ish Wheeljack bust..:) 
     
  3. ams

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    Huh... the Bumblebee is made of plastic and the Megatron is clearly a departure from the ones they've been doing up to this point, stylistically. Pretty terrible sculpts, especially BB's face.
     
  4. Bgrngod

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    BB's face looks fine to me. It's at least pretty toon accurate right?

    $18 is a pretty great price for a bank/bust that looks as good as it does.

    I don't buy busts though.

    Megatron with no arm gun is a huge fail. Especially considering they are also doing the SDCC bust that looks fantastic with arms. This one is kind of... "Why exactly?"
     
  5. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I have a serious distaste of any bust that the character has no arms. No thank you.
     
  6. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    garbage.
     
  7. Shin-Gouki

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    I'll pick up the Bumblebee one for the BB Shelf
     
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    I've got all of the Hard Hero Transformers busts dispalyed across 2 large bookcases in the kids' rec room and that wee little Bumblebee may be just the ticket to compliment the collection as HardHero didn't get around to making a Bumblebee bust. I'll squeeze bee between Grimlock and UltraMagnus...the little bugger...
     
  9. Dran0n

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    Cool!
     
  10. The Wombat King

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    The lighting on the BB bust makes him look like he has pupils. Creepy. His head is a little thin, but I think the BB bust looks pretty good overall. I still hate busts though.
     
  11. caitlindevi

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    Really not like those sculpts...and they can't go blaming it on being PVC. It looks like these have been knocked out really quickly.
     

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