McFarlane Toys and Hasbro Partnership

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Maximus Danz, Dec 12, 2023.

  1. VVa

    VVa If you don't Booyah back I want you dead.

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    Adults buy toys? For themselves?
     
  2. Rodimus Prime

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    They buy Manga these days.
     
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  3. John Titor

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    They do. My question stands, are comics read by kids these days?
     
  4. VVa

    VVa If you don't Booyah back I want you dead.

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    Who's to say they don't outside of people who don't know better?
     
  5. VVa

    VVa If you don't Booyah back I want you dead.

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    Which are still comics.
     
  6. Rodimus Prime

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    Yeah, but then you will have weebs screaming at you.
     
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    Interesting if other idw characters are coming. Doe anyone know the height of this figures?
     
  8. John Titor

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    Its just a question I am asking since I dont know. I dont know why it triggered the series of antagonistic responses from you. I mean you no ill will. If you know, then please share.
     
  9. John Titor

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    3 inches
     
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    >6 points of articulation
    >maximum play value
     
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    I think the fairest answer to that is "rarely". Mostly kids whose parents like comics. Very few kids actually read physical media at all. If they like comics, they are probably reading webcomics.
     
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    Why are people getting so worked up about these? They are a low cost item. There's also obviously a market for them, as both Transformers packs are sold out on Pulse. And yes, kids enjoy playing with small action figures and reading comics. For adults they would make an okay display piece in a collection. The comics come with a stand, so a major selling point is display.
     
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    Logic doesn't work on TFW2005..... every piece of merchandise must be what that member wants or its terrible
     
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    What is/does a "page puncher"?
     
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    It's a 3 inch piece of plastic and a 15 page booklet that takes away your money from your wallet or bank account.
     
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    Definitely a good call by marketing to reveal these a few days before the comic versions of Grimlock and Shockwave.
     
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    Just want to give a reminder that "sold out on Pulse" isn't much a metrics for success. If Pulse put up 100 units, they sold out, but if they normally sell 1,000 units of something else, then selling out doesn't mean it's the same as when other items sell out. Mcfarlane is a much smaller company than Hasbro, and it would stand to reason that there are far fewer units in circulation.

    That's not to say it isn't a success, but just be careful of the "It's sold out on Pulse therefore it's a success" logic pitfall in general.
     
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    2 pieces of plastic, and 2 included books, both of which I’m sure are more than 15 pages.
     
  19. WishfulThinking

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    If doubling my quote makes someone a happy camper, then more power to them.

    I've personally moved past investing in novelty items for Transformers. That money can be better spent on Diaclone, Super Sentai mechs or Heroquest expansions.
     
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    i\'ll be buying these, but i\'ll be whining about them being 3\" tall instead of 3.75\" like Action Masters (i already whine about the 3\" DC Super Heroes McFarlane makes)
     
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