IDW Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe Mini Figures Shoot

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tony_Bacala, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. Haywired

    Haywired Hakunamatatacon

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    As much as I loved the weird oddity the comic series was and how badly I wanted those Joes...

    Blindboxes completely killed my interest in this.

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  2. AutobotMaximal

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    They're so hideous it almost makes them likeable. Almost. But then, they're blindboxed. Nah.
     
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  3. Lumpy

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    I wasn't a fan of this series, despite buying all the issues... I didn't even finish reading them, but I'd like to now that it's over... These guy look interesting, the artwork is definitely reminiscent of a more Kirbyesque style, and these toys replicate it pretty nicely... I may grab a few of the boxes if i find them in the wild.
     
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    No Pan Gaiden, no buy. Also, why is Soundwave here when he died in the first issue and didn't do much after? Should've put Traitor Hot Rod, Starfish Metroplex or the Oktober Guard in.
     
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  5. Destructimis Prime

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    I was lucky in buying one of these. I knew I had the option to trade for wheeljack in the trade case. So if I pulled a Joe I could settle for wheeljack. Wanted Soundwave. Pulled Soundwave. Really lucky I guess. He's pretty cool. Where I bought him the blind boxes were $10 each so I was not buying more than one of these. Idk where this talk of a $50 set is coming from.
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  6. NemiMonkey

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    Just save yourself the headache and just ebay him man. The ratios on some of these figures are going to make it a bloody nightmare to get some of those characters just going by random blind boxes.
    Transformers Vs G.I.Joe KidRobot Vinyl Mini Series Shockwave 1/24 | eBay

    Not sure if you care but there's also a keychain and pin. Don't know if those would fit with your Shockwave collection.
     
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  7. dCon

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    $50? There is no mini figures or sets for $50. Only the large "7 Megatron

    Not everyone thinks it's wasted money. I'd pay $80 for 8 of the Joe's and $50 for the large "7 Megatron hoping they do Optimus Prime and/or Soundwave next.
     
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    I still think it would of been cooler to have the Joe's and bots different sizes. Transformer "7 figures @ $39.99. & "3 Joe/Cobra @ $10.00 But instead they made one of the "7 figures a Cobra Commander. Ugh.

    Or what would be even better idea would be having Transformers mini figures as are in a 4" size for $10 & getting two 2" Joe figures for $10. That way when u feel.the bags you'd know if your getting Gijoe or Transformers too! I think it would sell better too.
     
  9. RolandofGilead

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    Me too. If I could just buy the full set of GI Joes, and a few of the Transformers, I'd be happy. If anyone is grabbing these, and doesn't want the Joes, please feel free to hit me up.
     
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    dont know what people are complaing about blind boxes for if it is possible open box feel whos inside if its not in clea plastic bag
     
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    *ack* these look pretty bad, and the paint apps do not look very clean. Dont get me wrong, im a kidrobot collector (dunnys and labbits specifically) and i love me my TF's, but ill be damned if i spend any money on these guys. PASS!
     
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    from a G.I. Joe standpoint, the Cobra characters actually look quite neat!  I certainly wouldn\'t mind having a little Destro on my desk! 
     
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    I haven't read this comic... can someone tell me why Starscream has a cobra themed "Phantom of the Opera" mask?
     
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    I so many kinds of don't get the appeal for these.
     
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    Snake eyes blew half his face off
     
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    Why does bumblebee look like he is wearing goth makeup?
     
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    Blindbagging kills my interest in these. Love the aesthetic though!
     
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    I effing hate these collectable vinyls! :mad  They're cute enough, sure... but the blind box combo with the high prices? Not cool!

    KidRobot, Loyal Subjects, and all those other companies have set up a premium price scheme for these little toys I can't accept are worth that much. Overhead, corporate costs, marketing, etc... I get it. Still not worth it to me.

    And that's just my opinion, right? No big deal. Except... these things are literally taking over. The vinyl blind boxes are EVERYWHERE. Even in places you wouldn't expect (i.e. Michael's craft store??? Why?). They make too much money, it seems. :( 

    My lamentation is seeing these vinyls officially eclipse virtually every other toy in popularity (if they don't sell well, the stores at least like them enough to spam them). And every year, there are more and more. :(  So sucky.
     
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    Funko Pops are about my most hated toys and yet they sell more than fucking Gunpla. They even have a whole subreddit where they brag about them being better than expensive Japanese toys when Revoltechs are about only 20 bucks, and they are so much better than those things.

    KidRobot's alright though
     
  20. Digilaut

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    Pretty funny, but although I love the comic and style, I'm not really a fan of the cutesy proportions.

    Honestly tho, I'd pay good money for official, 'normal proportions' Transformers toys with Scioli paintjobs. :eek:  :p 
     

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