DOTM Que possibly getting a re-release in North America?

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  1. UTF

    UTF Manifestation of /toy/

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    Forgive me if this has been brought up, but I noticed something strange the last few days.

    eBay auctions for the Deluxe Que figure seem to have dropped significantly, from about $60-80 to about $25. I thought it might just have been the secondary market losing interest, but then I noticed something.

    These Que's are actually called Wheeljack on the packaging. Not only that, but there is an absence of any foreign languages on the packaging. Compare that to the Asian packaging on 'Autobot Que' that we saw months ago. Could this be a sign of Que getting a release in North America? I'd really like to think so.

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  2. seekerblackout

    seekerblackout Banned

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    No, that's the Asian Hasbro release from recently. I wish he was coming here.
     
  3. eagc7

    eagc7 Well-Known Member

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    Nope, the hasbro release just made it to Asia thats all, (just like Soundwave), wheeljack still not coming to USA
     
  4. AutobotJazz1

    AutobotJazz1 The best there is...

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    Dont think so. Though itd be neat if they released him in North America. I want him so bad!
     
  5. Dr. Prime

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    Don't be surprised if him and the other "cancelled" DOTM figures show up at discount stores over the next few months (Ross/Marshalls/TJ Maxx, etc) :2c: 
     
  6. Wars

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    Unfortunately not. I'd say the price drop is probably due to the sheer amount of them that are popping up these days.
     
  7. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Don't be surprised if someone points out to you there's no evidence that Hasbro U.S. have any of these to send to discount stores.
     
  8. Sideways77

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    Why does everyone keep saying this? If they're canceled in the US, who would clothing stores get them?
     
  9. Sol Fury

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    It's happened with other "cancelled" items before - Power Core Combiners and Reveal the Shield Voyagers / Scouts. Equally there's others it hasn't happened for - it could go either way and only time will tell.
     
  10. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    Because they assume that anything that doesn't show up at retail goes to discount stores because the other stores wouldn't carry them. Considering these and the FE Voyagers never even made it into the US, I doubt we'll be seeing them anytime soon.
     
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    I wish they would. I just bought mine for 23.00 plus shipping on ebay though.
     
  12. Dr. Prime

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    :lol  I wouldn't be surprised at all. In fact, I expect it :D 
     
  13. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Early Reveal the Shield, Powercore Combiners, HFTD/AA, those things were produced in large amounts, and did plenty of retail time before they got shuffled off to discount stores.


    RTS Chopsaw, Windcharger... Hasbro US did solicit and ship those too, although they barely, if at all, hit retail before they went to discount stores. Some comic shops, Entertainmentearth, BBTS did get that case.

    Quejack, HA Soundwave, DX Soundwave, etc. I don't believe Hasbro US ever solicited those. BBTS' order for Prime FE Voyagers was never filled either, IIRC.

    The basic idea here then is for these toys to appear at discount stores.... Hasbro US had to have had them in the first place. In the case of some of the items in question, i'm not convinced they ever did.
     
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    So we should expect FE Prime toys to show up in overrun stores since TRU stocked them?
     
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    In order for something to get re-released dosnt it need to be released first? Wheeljack never made it to north America and I don't think that he ever will.
     
  16. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Depends how TRU Canada liquidate stock, and if they'd bother sending across the border.

    If not, FE CJ, Bulk and Prime showing up at Canadian discount stores is a moot point, since they were already released at Canadian retail.
     
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    I wish :/
     
  18. jru42287

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    I've been hoping for this, but I still doubt it.
     
  19. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    "RE-release"? I would have liked a first release.
     
  20. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    No, unfortunately all it means is that the figures made for US release were ALSO sold in Asia ONLY... as opposed to going to the discount stores here in the states.

    I think that if anything, this only adds weight to the fact that this figure will never see a release in the US.
     

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