Studio Series "Dino" (general retail release) replaced by Dropkick (car mode)?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Dec 13, 2018.

  1. CobraKai

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    Way to assume. See how assuming makes an”ass out of u”. I didn’t mention anything about his character in the movie. He already has a SS release. I’d much rather get Dino. So yeah screw Dropkick.
     
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    tnx for the explanation !
     
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    it's just a PR move. the bee movie is doing rather well so they just moved his release date forward and maybe pushed dino's release date back.
    both shatter and dropkick have 2 vehicle modes so it was only a matter of time that we would get his car mode aswell.

    this does not mean that dino won't get a figure. if they can figure out a deal with ferrari or come up with a workaround then i'm sure they will release him at some point. maybe 2020 alongside soundwave and wheeljack.
     
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    Maybe the reason being is because 2019 they want to focus on release as many Bumblebee movie characters as possible until 2020.
     
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    For the reasons mentioned and...

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    That car, man. We dont have enough movie verse characters who are classic muscle cars.
     
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  6. Nevermore

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    She's a her. I don't know if that makes "u" an "s", but there you go. :) 
     
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    And that is two whole slots for something else, anything else. They suck because they do an awful job at representing the characters from the film. Even the masterpiece BB is a joke. It is because they had to be crapped out before the movie, yet I have only seen a total of 3 figures on the shelves between the two characters. Shatter is coming out later and as expected, it actually looks decent. Still skipping everything from this movie.

    I am really not sure how anybody can defend Dropkick. It is objectively terrible in terms of trying represent the design of the movie. It is only one step below Crankcase. As a toy I am sure it is fine, but I am not going to spend $20-$25 for just a toy. It needs to be a good representation of the movie character because at the end of the day it is a display piece.
     
  8. Digger

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    Uh. Sorry man but shatter is the girl. Dropkick is male.
     
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    That's a decent explanation but the movies didn't really get that across seeing as how hound, drift, and crosshairs weren't shown or said to have actually DONE anything on earth except wait for optimus. I just didn't like seeing a whole group of jerks.
    Don't call me an ass. It's really rude and against forum rules.

    Also, I SAID I was extrapolating from your comments, so you're not clever in pointing that out. You seem to have missed what I was saying but I'm too annoyed to continue to debate with you.
     
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    Good. Cuz you totally didn’t get what I was saying either nor were you extrapolating anything valid as you were basing you’re argument on an opinion. The opinion being “everyone loves Dropkick”.
     
  11. Nevermore

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    Oh. I was under the impression they both were. My bad.
     
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    Is that Keep Simple Irrelevant?
     
  14. Jtprime17

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    Update: Dropkick/Dino (which ever one it turns out to be) Has been added to Target's system.
    In target's system he doesn't have a name tag with him beside the generic one "transformer" but the UPC matched the Amazon listings
    Transformers - Target Inventory Checker - BrickSeek
     
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    Whichever one turns out to be true I hope it’s gonna be good
     
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    Such a Tease.
     
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    Any indication as to which wave it’s in?
     
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    Well if we go two DCPI numbers up deluxe shatter is the next figure listed in target’s system after Dropkick/Dino.

    087-16-1669 is Dropkick/Dino

    087-16-1671 is Shatter
     
  19. Purple Heart

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    Well, I’m not sure where that really puts him. Hasbro doesn’t exactly reveal figures in the order they will come out anymore, so it could be wave 6 or 7.

    EDIT: Okay so Shatter is indeed wave 6, and is #40, inbetween Cogman(39) and Scrapmetal(41). So it looks like he might be in wave 6, maybe.
     
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    I guess would make sense if dropkick is in the same wave as shatter