MP Grimlock Hasbro release

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  1. Unicron129

    Unicron129 Well-Known Member

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    Has there been any news of this? If not, when do you think that we would be hearing about this?
     
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    no, maybe botcon, if not then comic con, if not then Toyfair,
     
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    I would put my money on Botcon.
     
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    Hasbro has hinted at another US MP release in the Q/As. If so, here's hoping it's Grimlock.
     
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    Christmas...
    less paint details, lower price probably, like the 20th Anni DVD Prime.
    Just a thought.
     
  6. Opticron Primal

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    Unless you want a Grimlock with dull, rounded teeth and claws, I'm hoping it's not him.
     
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    Having seen it in person. I would deal with the lower price and less paint apps to get it myself. It is beyond awesome IMO
     
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    Botcon or Comicon's the best bet.

    Toy Fair won't show it, I'd imagine.

    I'm trying to think back and it's not working, but...have we ever had a Toy Fair show a US Masterpiece? I don't think so.

    If that's the case, they won't break tradition with Grimmy.

    Plus as it was mentioned, they talked about a Masterpiece in the US this fall, so Grimmy would be coming out before next year's Toy Fair.
     
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    I bet we don't see anything about it until well after the ROTF stuff fades. It seems that Hasbro is 100% totally focused on the movie toys, which probably won't change for quite awhile.
     
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    I agree with this sentiment. It's all about the movie toys now.
     
  11. Unicron129

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    Hopefully teeth and claws won't be too rounded. I wouldn't mind switching the gold chrome for toon accurate yellow though. Maybe they can add his comic crown to the accessories as well. Also, When is the next botcon?
     
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    I hope Grimlock does get a US release. I only buy American Masterpiece Transformers.
     
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    If the teeth and claws are not rounded, they will be rubber plastic instead.
     
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    I think Grimlock will eventually see a Hasbro release, and hopefully some more concrete info will come out at Botcon. I would go so far as to suggest Hasbro had some influence in that particular MP's creation, based on:

    * Grimlock is more popular in the west than in Japan supposedly, so Takara would probably rather do an MP of someone else if Japan was the only market.

    * The MP Grimlock toy is simpler, more sturdy, and more gimmick-laden than MP Starscream or Megatron. Size and metal content aside, it's a lot like MP Optimus Prime in that sense - the only MP toy released by Hasbro in a non-exclusive capacity.

    * I want it here. :) 
     
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    I think we will see Tundercracker and/or Skywarp before Him.
     
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    That'd be fine with me! I want Skywarp and Thundercracker, but online they always seem too expensive to justify paying that price for repaints >_>
     
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    So, when is the next botcon?
     
  18. BadJeff

    BadJeff Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Hopefully Sunstorm. Personally though, i just don't see Grimlock happening.
     
  19. Spyro

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    I think that all Masterpiece figures should get an American release.
     
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    That doesn't explain how Masterpiece Starscream was a store exclusive during the first movie run right around Christmas time.


    Also, see Starscream. Paint apps shouldn't be a problem.
     

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