ROTF Superion and Bruticus, What's the story?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Nevermore, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

    Joined:
    May 14, 2004
    Posts:
    13,953
    News Credits:
    240
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +404
    So Superion is out at Target, but Bruticus isn't?

    Do we have any more specific information? I read somewhere that Bruticus allegedly wouldn't come out until September?
     
  2. Viper08

    Viper08 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2008
    Posts:
    609
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    112
    Likes:
    +2
    that's what we've heard so far, I beleive someone at Botcon said so ( don't quote on that though I heard it from a third party ).
    Can't wait for him, already own Superion.
     
  3. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2008
    Posts:
    4,131
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +4
    I think they are trying to keep from being over saturated. Better to wait a month or so than have to sell them at $5 on clearance because everyone spent their money on the ROTF figs launch.
     
  4. Necare

    Necare Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2008
    Posts:
    519
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +1
    haven'[t found Superion ANYWHERE...
     
  5. tomboland

    tomboland Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2009
    Posts:
    1,304
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    141
    Likes:
    +2
    superion>bruticus
     
  6. Shadow25

    Shadow25 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2009
    Posts:
    2,745
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    167
    Likes:
    +7
    Most Targets don't even have Superion on shelves. They have him, and they even have a sign saying "Exclusive Superion combiner figure!" but he's not there. So they will probably go on clearance, because no one buys them because many people don't even know it exists.
     
  7. darthjawa

    darthjawa Transformer Hunter

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Posts:
    110
    Trophy Points:
    56
    Likes:
    +0
    Superion will be released on June 21st, Burticus will be released on July 4th weeked, and movie Devastor will be released the weekend the movie comes out.
     
  8. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2006
    Posts:
    7,968
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    221
    Likes:
    +15
    ^Something like that. Some Targets put him out early, some just have a ton of him in the back. The DPCI is for a combiner assortment. BASICALLY, Superion is Wave 1 (official release sometime in June), and Bruticus is Wave 2.
     
  9. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    20,022
    News Credits:
    36
    Trophy Points:
    327
    Likes:
    +51
    Ebay:
    That's good to know. I was beginning to worry about Target and their status with exclusives. Based off that sunstorm/shockwave debacle...

    And yeah. No superion here yet either.
     
  10. lightningbaron

    lightningbaron Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2004
    Posts:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    71
    Likes:
    +1
    There were 10 ROTF Superion at end cap of a Target (Elmhurst, NY). Just picked up 2 x ROTF Superion from a Target this afternoon. It was not there last weekend.

    There are now 7 more, someone else picked up 1.

    *waits for Bruticius, so Superion can have a playmate*
     
  11. Takeout

    Takeout Mistress of the Night

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Posts:
    807
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    That would sorta explain why my local store has filled the shelf space which isn't jammed up with the ROTF Wave 1 figures with Superions.....
     
  12. Polenicus

    Polenicus Warring At Play

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2002
    Posts:
    3,333
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Likes:
    +0
    Ebay:
    I don't mind waiting a bit for Bruticus. I want both, but this has been an expensive month!

    He's in Zellers out in Canuckland, and when I found him, he was stuffed way up on the top shelf, hidden behind some Animated Blurrs. Not just one, but like 5 of him (So I doubt it was a collector stashing him away).

    Looking forward to when my FansProject add on parts come. I hope they do similar kits for Bruticus and Devastator.
     
  13. Battlewagon

    Battlewagon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2008
    Posts:
    51
    Trophy Points:
    46
    Likes:
    +0
    i found superion at 1 target out of the 3 i normally visit. i can wait for bruticus...my wallet needs a rest.
     
  14. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2008
    Posts:
    1,407
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Likes:
    +0
    How much are the Superions retailing for?
     
  15. FuRiOus_StyLZe

    FuRiOus_StyLZe Hasbro can suck my nuts..

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2008
    Posts:
    3,404
    Trophy Points:
    151
    Likes:
    +0
    $29.99
     
  16. AlanGarou

    AlanGarou Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2008
    Posts:
    985
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Likes:
    +0
    I'm waiting for Bruticus and passing on Superion. I don't really have enough for both, and Bruticus seems more interesting in his individual bot modes.
     
  17. Blitzwing256

    Blitzwing256 Triple changer

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2007
    Posts:
    581
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +1
    I was surprised to find that the cases only contain 4x superions, and we havn't gotten any cases of bruticus yet (he comes out right around my birthday though conviiiiiiienient!)
     
  18. all are dead

    all are dead Being a nerd is my game.

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2008
    Posts:
    2,445
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +29
    no it isnt because i got someone to pull a case for me tonight at my local target (they only had one case=4 superions) and it had the do not shelve till after may 30th.so it should be out.
     
  19. Wingsbr

    Wingsbr Christian TF Fan :)

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2007
    Posts:
    1,781
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +2
    good to know. I already have superion and he's not different enough from rotf to make me want him again. I did buy 2 walmart devastators so I could repaint one and have all green limbs for the other...

    bruticus will be mine
     
  20. megatron784

    megatron784 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Posts:
    125
    Trophy Points:
    56
    Likes:
    +0
    is this the universe bruticus your talking about or the encore? im confused, i seen 2 different bruticus's on preorder on ebay and didnt know which one was hitting retail, please explain?
     

Share This Page