Rerelease of Soundwave and Optimus Prime Commemorative figures

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Thundershot, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    More commemorative reissues?

    WTF?
     
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    Reissue Transformers at BigBadToyStore

    Like Rodimus Prime and Sideswipe last year. They are rereleasing Optimus Prime and Soundwave Commemorative figures. Same as the previous TRU exclusives.
     
  4. Hot Shot.

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    Huh. I wonder if Prime has full smokestacks or not. Was Sideswipe neutered in the same way the original release was, almost ten years ago?
     
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    Probally short stacks. Would be neat if they were long. Not sure what you mean by Neutered Sideswipe. What was wrong with the re-release?
     
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    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    I'm not sure, but I'm assuming the missiles were extended/stretched.
     
  7. Thundershot

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    I already posted this in the BBTS thread in the toy section...
     
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    This is news right?
     
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    If it's not the Takara one, just seems pointless.
     
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    It could just be a warehouse find.. I didn't post it in news because I didn't think it WAS news..
     
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    Optimus Prime is my favorite Autobot. Soundwave is my favorite (G1) Decepticon. However, I think these have been oversaturated; I'd love to see some other re-issues (Dinobots, maybe?).
     
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    Considering how common both these molds are, that's really expensive.

    Just $25 less than Soundblaster's reissue? Which was a TT figure, a rarer deco, came with new deco cassettes (of much rarer molds, no less?), and it's only $25 less (... which is still a 100% markup over retail).

    I was thinking of picking this up since my Soundwave is a bit worn out, but... that's just not a reasonable price.

    Disappointing.
     
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    These characters are really overdone. Doesn't even look like they'll be the Takara versions either.
     
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    Another Hasbro Asia release obviously. They have many great Reissues coming out this year.
     
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    Soundwave is pretty nice but where was this a few months ago when I dropped big money on the Big Mission Encore set that had Ravage in it? XD With MP-13 Soundwave (he looks to be the definitive Soundwave) being released very soon too, this doesn't appeal to me very much. Optimus Prime is neat, but yeah, short smokestacks means no sale.
     
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    Wow, I didn't know these were coming out yet again. Looks like Hasbro is doing everything they can to make sure our collections aren't worth sqaut in the future. :lol 
     
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    Soundwave looks very attractive, but....I really only want him for the Laserbeak. And the money he would cost is earmarked for Dark Energon deluxes....so no sale this time.
     
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    so are the eventually gonna reissue all the reissues again? or just a few here and there?
     
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    I'm shocked they are coming out again, thought Hasbro had given up on reissues. I will be buying both again, gotta support the line so we might actually get something new lol.
     

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