Lots of solid cases (single figure cases) listed for preorder

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    17,378
    News Credits:
    391
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +5,666
    BBCW Distributors is a wholesaler that only lists full cases (waves) of figures (similar to Entertainment Earth).

    They're now offering a shitload of solid cases for recent and new figures, which is a first:

    Robots in Disguise One-Step Changer Optimus Prime (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise One-Step Changer Strongarm (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise One-Step Changer Blizzard Strike Sideswipe (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)

    Robots in Disguise Three-Step Changer Energon Boost Bumblebee (Sold as cases. Packed 3 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Three-Step Changer Autobot Drift (Sold as cases. Packed 3 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Three-Step Changer Stealthasaurus Rex Grimlock (Sold as cases. Packed 3 per case.)

    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Ultra Magnus (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Windblade (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Clampdown (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Thunderhoof (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Autobot Ratchet (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Decepticon Groundbuster (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Robots in Disguise Legion Class Blizzard Strike Autobot Drift (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)

    Robots in Disguise Warrior CLass Thunderhoof (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)

    Titans Return Titan Master Nightbeat (Sold as cases. Packed 12 per case.)
    Titans Return Titan Master Crashbash (Sold as cases. Packed 12 per case.)
    Titans Return Titan Master Loudmouth (Sold as cases. Packed 12 per case.)
    Titans Return Titan Master Nightbeat (Sold as cases. Packed 12 per case.)

    Titans Return Deluxe Class Blurr (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Titans Return Deluxe Class Skullsmasher (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Titans Return Deluxe Class Hardhead (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)
    Titans Return Deluxe Class Scourge (Sold as cases. Packed 8 per case.)

    Titans Return Voyager Class Sentinel Prime (Sold as cases. Packed 2 per case.)
    Titans Return Voyager Class Galvatron (Sold as cases. Packed 2 per case.)
    (Compare: Titans Return Voyager Class Asst - AS01 2x Galvatron. Yeah, I don't get it either.)

    Titans Return Leader Class Powermaster Optimus Prime (Sold as cases. Packed 2 per case.)
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2016
  2. Toyzaremine

    Toyzaremine Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2007
    Posts:
    3,858
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Location:
    Flo Rida
    Likes:
    +573
    Any idea what they are charging?
     
  3. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 Rusting...

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Posts:
    9,809
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Likes:
    +10,403
    No Brainstorm, too bad I might have gone for that.
     
  4. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2002
    Posts:
    16,182
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    387
    Likes:
    +1,314
    Ebay:
    You and every reseller on the planet. I'm happy to see they are not. Walgreens picked a good mold, popular gimmick and a solid color scheme. They deserve to be rewarded for their efforts.
     
  5. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 Rusting...

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Posts:
    9,809
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Likes:
    +10,403
    That's a good point now if Hasbro and Walgreen's could coordinate their shit and get Brainstorm to us that would be cool
     
  6. Hoffman

    Hoffman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2014
    Posts:
    3,200
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +2,084
    You can only order from them with a wholesale account. Their pricing is usually similar to other distributors, maybe a little higher than average.
     
  7. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2003
    Posts:
    12,837
    News Credits:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    372
    Likes:
    +2,149
    Is Titan Master Nightbeat supposed to be listed twice?
     
  8. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Singlehandedly keeping Toyhax in business

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2015
    Posts:
    5,530
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +1,824
    8 Scourges? You crazy bastards who want to army build some Sweeps, here you go.
     
  9. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Singlehandedly keeping Toyhax in business

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2015
    Posts:
    5,530
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +1,824
    I don't even have a Walgreen's, so I just ordered the SDCC set with him instead. Even if I already have Sentinel Prime, I uh...didn't have RID Windblade, so yay...and it's cheaper than what assholes are gouging for on eBay right now.
     
  10. Purple Heart

    Purple Heart Royal Red

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Posts:
    20,799
    News Credits:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    ???,???
    Likes:
    +11,086
    I already have six and plan on getting the Takara version, if I could get a case of 8 for a decent price I'd buy it the second it was available.
    Thats my plan, unless I can find one for around $30 rather then $40-70, I'd be better of getting three figures for $100 at that point. I might be a little more swayed because I like the color scheme more though.
     
  11. BenjaminXavier

    BenjaminXavier Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2010
    Posts:
    6,934
    News Credits:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Seattle
    Likes:
    +1,042
    Good lord, man. The toy hasn't actually been released yet! Keep your pants on.
     
  12. w1n1fred

    w1n1fred Banned

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2016
    Posts:
    383
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    82
    Likes:
    +186
    Do they distribute in North America?
     
  13. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    17,378
    News Credits:
    391
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +5,666
    Who? BBCW Distributors? They're based out of Florida, so I would think so.
     
  14. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 Rusting...

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Posts:
    9,809
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Likes:
    +10,403
    It's not that I'm impatient, it the sudden change of the release date and that the one Wal-Mart sighing, that suggest that somewhere someone is not talking to the right people about when and how Brainstorm should be sold.
     
  15. transmasterc

    transmasterc Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2011
    Posts:
    3,976
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Likes:
    +547
    Yeah, that has me confused too. I have to wonder how did that Walmart in Kentucky get ahold of Brainstorm. I the sake of going off topic, It amuses me that this company is offering solid cases of these figures. A lot are readily available in my area.
     
  16. Hoffman

    Hoffman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2014
    Posts:
    3,200
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +2,084
    It amuses you that a national/international distributor is offering a case assortment provided by Hasbro...because you happen to be able to find them easily?
     
  17. transmasterc

    transmasterc Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2011
    Posts:
    3,976
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Likes:
    +547
    It amuses me that Hasbro to my knowledge never offered solid cases to basic retail before.They usually do the with exclusives I should have clearified.
     
  18. Hoffman

    Hoffman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2014
    Posts:
    3,200
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +2,084
    EE distribution offered certain CW figures as solid cases, iirc.

    Solid cases just tend not to get much attention unless it's a really popular and hard to find character. Which happens less in TF than say, Marvel Legends.
     
  19. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    17,378
    News Credits:
    391
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +5,666
    Solid cases make sense for online retailers, but not for brick and mortar retail.

    This is what solid cases at physical retail look like:

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

Share This Page