SDCC 2013 Exclusives available at HTS?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Slugslinger81, Jul 21, 2013.

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  1. ShinRa Inc

    ShinRa Inc Professional Malcontent

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    I like how the fan club, is taking a chunk of stock away from SDCC/HTS, slapping a $50 profit onto their stock, and running a lottery.

    Instead of, you know, letting fans preorder this shit, for the MSRP, and being a club for fans, rather than a club to exploit fans.

    FunPub never manages to not disappoint.
     
  2. Macross7

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    Didn't hear anything about Voltron/Robotech. Am interested if it gets us some toys.
     
  3. Sideswipe1954

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    It is a 50% mark up, the set was $99.99 at the con.
     
  4. SyberKill

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  5. Thelonicon

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    It is only a comic, so I'm pretty sure it will actually happen. It doesn't take that much to publish one since it is coming from an established independent studio if my memory serves me correctly.
     
  6. mooncake623

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    I hate fanpub can someone take away their licensing already?
     
  7. Myztery

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    With all the time some of you are spending refreshing the screen all day and knight (lol) a job would pay a lot better.
     
  8. SyberKill

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  9. yami4ct

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    How do they still have the Macross license after all this time? Usually companies lose rights to the show and any trademarks associated after a certain amount of time. The way Harmony has been able to camp on and sue over macross is insane. Can't be good for the original Japanese creator. They'd get much more if someone tried to handle the license normally.
     
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    Did Hasbro and TRU sign a contract to try and make our lives as stressful and as miserable as possible?
     
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    Toynami confirmed it is reissuing MP voltron in the classic toy colors "metalic paint and chrome", LED eyes, and the unreleased display stand.

    Since toynami also made the original book style "mp" VF's then I would assume those will be reissued to.
     
  12. solarstorm

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    The people who buy the GI-Joe set on TFCC store whill get robbed three times:

    1) Opportunity - TFCC taking stock away from HTS
    2) Price - $50 gouge
    3) Their credit card numbers - because we all know how much we can trust the damn club with our information
     
  13. Alucard77

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    The same could be said of trolling. Having said that, this shit is cutting into vaca time for me. Bastards that they are.
     
  14. Thelonicon

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    Come on now. That 50% markup is to make sure that only "true fans" would want to buy it, since if you are paying that markup you probably don't intend to resell it unlike many of the HTS sales.
     
  15. Macross7

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    Not everyone works 9-5 hours. Some F5 at work.
     
  16. zeroomegazx

    zeroomegazx I'm watching you...

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    Agreed the collectors club should have a set stock of this stuff to sell to club members, hell, be an outlet for the masterpieces to begin with as im sure its mainly adults.
     
  17. yami4ct

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    The lottery actually makes a lot of sense and is in some ways better than the first come first serve order rush. The markup is absolute garbage. Why play that lottery when you can guarantee one off ebay for not much more?
     
  18. mooncake623

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    when and where was it announced that the club is taking away HTS stock?
     
  19. Loki Corvinus

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    Looks like Funpub will be the one selling the Transformers and Joe leftovers and not HTS?

     
  20. Transfromicon

    Transfromicon Habitual line stepper

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    I have a job. This was the tail end of my Vacation. I have till 3pm today for these things to go up and then Im back at work.
     
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