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Old 07-12-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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Thumbs up DC Collectibles 3 3/4″

damn them ..........I need them all







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Old 07-12-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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dammit idk. I could buy all that. Idk what im gonna do if all that goes on sale or when it does...im screwed
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Old 07-12-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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I read somewhere that the new DC 3 3/4" line would only be sold at conventions. Which, if true, seems beyond stupid.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:48 PM   #5
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I had heard that as well but I can't imagine they'd do that. Probably the kilowag and kyle set will sell crazy at the show and then they'll see green and release them elsewhere.
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i want them so bad (
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:16 AM   #7
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I really can't stand the 3 3/4" scale. I much prefer 6" or 12" scale, but it's still cool that they are doing these for those that want them. But hell, I want that playset!
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:23 AM   #8
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I really can't stand the 3 3/4" scale. I much prefer 6" or 12" scale, but it's still cool that they are doing these for those that want them. But hell, I want that playset!
I'd be one of those that want them...if they were available at my local Target or something. The whole attraction of 3.75" figs over other sizes (IMHO) is that they are cheaper, and stores can carry more in less space, so theoretically you can see more variety. If you make them convention only, you've just killed both those reasons (no way will they be cheap as convention-only items, and stores will never see them). That's why that decision, if true, stikes me as almost unbelievably dumb. Plus annoying, as I'll probably never make it to any of these conventions.
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Then it'll jus be the next DCD thing to wither and die on he vine. And it'd be deserved too. You don't do cheap figures and NOT put them out mass market. Save con stuff for high end.
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:24 AM   #10
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You don't do cheap figures and NOT put them out mass market.
Unless you need to build hype after having three mass market lines fail. This seems like a good way to gauge support with limited risk before going wide to mass market.
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:31 AM   #11
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First of all, DCC doesn't do mass market lines to begin with. Second, they've said that if these first packs sell well at SDCC (Kyle and Kilowog) and NYCC (John and Atrocitus) that they'll start selling them outside of conventions, whether that means online or in specialty shops. Yes, they're just trying to gauge support right now, because they (DCD/DCC) haven't done anything like this before. But it has nothing to do with the failure of three mass market lines since those were from Mattel and these are DCC. Completely different companies.
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:35 AM   #12
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Unless you need to build hype after having three mass market lines fail. This seems like a good way to gauge support with limited risk before going wide to mass market.
I'd think the success of convention-only figs wouldn't give you much useful info about how it would do in the mass market. Apples and oranges, I'd say. A completely different audience. In fact, I'd venture that trying to appeal mainly to the kinds of collectors that will happily gobble up all manner of obscure, expensive figs at conventions is part of why previous lines failed at mass market. Expensive, huge, super detailed figs, many of them of characters most people had never heard of, doesn't seem like the way to appeal to the mass market. Smaller, cheaper figs are a step in the right direction for mass market appeal, IMHO, especially if you make sure you hit a lot of the more popular characters, but "testing" it at conventions will only tell you what convention goers will buy, not the mass market, IMHO.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:01 AM   #13
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What they should do is show these figures to the Mattel engineers and say "This is how you put joints in a action figure smaller than 6 inches.. See now wasn't that easy... *Pats engineer's head and gives him a cookie*" .... Mattel might be able to produce a line that won't fail at launch because people see the Hasbro stuff which is cheaper and more articulated.




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Old 07-13-2012, 08:58 AM   #14
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A Report from a DCC panel:
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-Kyle Rayner & Kilowog (SDCC Exclusive)
John Stewart & Atrocitus (NYCC Exclusive)

-Debate on whether to make the playset (they are still looking about what pricing will be)

-For now, the SDCC & NYCC sets are the only ones made for release, but if SDCC set sells out this weekend (and the NYCC set at that show), then DCC will move forward with the line, including all the Green Lantern prototypes on display (Hal, Atrocitus, Saint Walker, Bleeze, etc).
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:10 AM   #15
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I am loving these. I hope to get the sdcc 2-pack. I'd love to go to nycc but im going to bmore cc n my wife will kill me. Lol. I'm a huge 3-3/4" fan. I dropped marvel universe due to so many reprints and no playset to use as a base for a good display. I really hope this line does well and stays unique. Imho the 2nd 2-pack should be bleez and atrocitus to build more hype.
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Old 07-13-2012, 02:10 PM   #16
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Saw a few more pix and thought I'd share.
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:24 PM   #17
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Seeing those close-up, I gotta say I think the excessive torso articulation really hurts their appearance. That kind of hyper-articulation bugs me a bit even on larger scale figs, but at the smaller scale it really makes them look chopped up to me.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:32 PM   #18
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Old 07-14-2012, 07:02 AM   #19
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so has any1 scored a set?
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Old 07-14-2012, 09:49 PM   #20
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If DC Direct/DC Collectibles wants me to buy into this line, they need to do one thing...

JACK T. CHANCE FIGURE! NOW!!!!

In this size, there's NO acceptable excuse for not making one.
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Old 07-15-2012, 04:25 AM   #21
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I got one a couple days ago. You have to go up stairs and pick a raffle ticket to see if you get to buy one, and I asked the guy afterwards if they were all winning tickets in there, and he said yes. So I guess if you go when the line is short, you have a 100% chance of getting one. The second I opened it, Rayner's arm fell off, but it was an easy exchange, and my new one is good.
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:30 PM   #22
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If DC Direct/DC Collectibles wants me to buy into this line, they need to do one thing...

JACK T. CHANCE FIGURE! NOW!!!!

In this size, there's NO acceptable excuse for not making one.
except he's dead and and was dead for like 2 decades before... your chances of getting anything from GLCQ are nill
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:59 PM   #23
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will they be on any sites after the con?
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:35 AM   #24
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After Saturday, these were available direct from the Graphitti Booth without a raffle ticket. I picked up a set Sunday afternoon with no problems.

I do not think these are going to sell out, so I guess we won't be seeing the others besides John/Atrocitus.

Oh well.
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:16 AM   #25
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What online site will be selling these this week after the con?
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