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Mattel Puts The Call Out For A JLU Bail-Out

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Posted 17 May 2009 - 08:54 AM

View Postcjflan32, on May 16 2009, 11:49 AM, said:

View Postcajunthief, on May 15 2009, 08:40 AM, said:

Just typed Gleek into eBay search, and sure enough, there's a pre-order auction going on for the a Twins & Gleek...$119.99 + $10 for shipping and handling.

Boy, was I over-reacting. Seems it will be very easy to get at a reasonable price.


I'm not the biggest supporter of scalping but I see why people do it. If collector's are stupid enough to pay those ridiculous prices (and I've done it a few times myself) then there's no reason to stop doing it. This Gleek example may be far fetched but it's only a taste of what's to come as SDCC approaches.




thats what im saying! sad thing is.....a lot of scalpers are collectors too.

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Posted 17 May 2009 - 11:56 AM

in the original post by jay mattel did in a round about way ask people to buy up old stok i know i am getting old but i am not going cray. I know what i read. They just say they ment this or that because it pissed people off. I really just wish mattel would die and another more capable company would take there place

I am so sick of there two faceness and back tracking and we said this but ment this. Holy hell....

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Posted 21 May 2009 - 07:17 PM

i dont buy into the thought that most people bought them because there were nothing available dc they could of gone dc direct way i think myself included they bought them because they loved the show and they were a good representation of the show and still collect because they completist and do in fact like them

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Posted 21 May 2009 - 10:27 PM

View Postspidey1967, on May 21 2009, 08:17 PM, said:

i dont buy into the thought that most people bought them because there were nothing available dc they could of gone dc direct way i think myself included they bought them because they loved the show and they were a good representation of the show and still collect because they completist and do in fact like them


you might just have a point. i know I tried like hell to talk myself in to buying this crap a couple of years ago because i loved the show so much. but in the end i just could'nt do it.

its not easy having PERFECT taste. @smilepunch@

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Posted 22 May 2009 - 05:55 AM

View PostSUPREMEQUEEN, on May 21 2009, 11:27 PM, said:

View Postspidey1967, on May 21 2009, 08:17 PM, said:

i dont buy into the thought that most people bought them because there were nothing available dc they could of gone dc direct way i think myself included they bought them because they loved the show and they were a good representation of the show and still collect because they completist and do in fact like them


you might just have a point. i know I tried like hell to talk myself in to buying this crap a couple of years ago because i loved the show so much. but in the end i just could'nt do it.

its not easy having PERFECT taste. @smilepunch@



honestly they are the funniest shaped figs i ever saw but if they were shaped any different i wouldnt buy them because they wouldnt be examples of the show. i even collected BTAS figs whenit was on for the same reason only kenner made them. i am a marvel guy but i do have to say that the way bthey connected all the shows including bb it had to be the best animated i have seen.

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Posted 23 May 2009 - 11:41 AM

JLU is one of the best cartoons I've ever watched. It's truly awesome. It's such a shame we didn't get more episodes. Actually, it's more like a travesty than just a shame.

That said, I still can't bring myself to buy those 3-packs hanging at Target. If they were good 3-packs, I'd do it, but two different 3-packs that both have the same Green Lantern figure in them is ridiculous.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 11:16 AM

View PostEric, on May 23 2009, 12:41 PM, said:

JLU is one of the best cartoons I've ever watched. It's truly awesome. It's such a shame we didn't get more episodes. Actually, it's more like a travesty than just a shame.

That said, I still can't bring myself to buy those 3-packs hanging at Target. If they were good 3-packs, I'd do it, but two different 3-packs that both have the same Green Lantern figure in them is ridiculous.


Unfortunately Justice League is a victim of it's own quality. It's not like you can just reuse the same shots of your hero web-slinging through the city...oh wait, you can, it just looks like crap. Those shows are really hard to make and the creators like to try different stuff. I'm sure there were other factors as well.

The three packs have moved a little in my area, though the new Wave 3 stock is selling well. That's not the sign they wanted, but it's still a good sign.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 11:51 AM

View Postcjflan32, on May 24 2009, 12:16 PM, said:

View PostEric, on May 23 2009, 12:41 PM, said:

JLU is one of the best cartoons I've ever watched. It's truly awesome. It's such a shame we didn't get more episodes. Actually, it's more like a travesty than just a shame.

That said, I still can't bring myself to buy those 3-packs hanging at Target. If they were good 3-packs, I'd do it, but two different 3-packs that both have the same Green Lantern figure in them is ridiculous.


Unfortunately Justice League is a victim of it's own quality. It's not like you can just reuse the same shots of your hero web-slinging through the city...oh wait, you can, it just looks like crap. Those shows are really hard to make and the creators like to try different stuff. I'm sure there were other factors as well.

The three packs have moved a little in my area, though the new Wave 3 stock is selling well. That's not the sign they wanted, but it's still a good sign.




actually the show was considered a true sucess, spanning from several adaptations from btas to jlu. the show started as justice league and ended as jlu which made sense because they were able to capitalize on all the characters they could produce which after the show was canceled they are still doing. i would call that sucess.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 12:26 PM

View Postspidey1967, on May 24 2009, 12:51 PM, said:

View Postcjflan32, on May 24 2009, 12:16 PM, said:

View PostEric, on May 23 2009, 12:41 PM, said:

JLU is one of the best cartoons I've ever watched. It's truly awesome. It's such a shame we didn't get more episodes. Actually, it's more like a travesty than just a shame.

That said, I still can't bring myself to buy those 3-packs hanging at Target. If they were good 3-packs, I'd do it, but two different 3-packs that both have the same Green Lantern figure in them is ridiculous.


Unfortunately Justice League is a victim of it's own quality. It's not like you can just reuse the same shots of your hero web-slinging through the city...oh wait, you can, it just looks like crap. Those shows are really hard to make and the creators like to try different stuff. I'm sure there were other factors as well.

The three packs have moved a little in my area, though the new Wave 3 stock is selling well. That's not the sign they wanted, but it's still a good sign.




actually the show was considered a true sucess, spanning from several adaptations from btas to jlu. the show started as justice league and ended as jlu which made sense because they were able to capitalize on all the characters they could produce which after the show was canceled they are still doing. i would call that sucess.


Thanks for the history lesson that I already knew. What's your point? The creators were getting tired and wanted to do something else plus the fact that it was of such high quality that it cost a lot of money to produce. That's code for Cartoon Network wanted to spend money on different shows.

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Posted 24 May 2009 - 07:18 PM

View Postcjflan32, on May 24 2009, 01:26 PM, said:

View Postspidey1967, on May 24 2009, 12:51 PM, said:

View Postcjflan32, on May 24 2009, 12:16 PM, said:

View PostEric, on May 23 2009, 12:41 PM, said:

JLU is one of the best cartoons I've ever watched. It's truly awesome. It's such a shame we didn't get more episodes. Actually, it's more like a travesty than just a shame.

That said, I still can't bring myself to buy those 3-packs hanging at Target. If they were good 3-packs, I'd do it, but two different 3-packs that both have the same Green Lantern figure in them is ridiculous.


Unfortunately Justice League is a victim of it's own quality. It's not like you can just reuse the same shots of your hero web-slinging through the city...oh wait, you can, it just looks like crap. Those shows are really hard to make and the creators like to try different stuff. I'm sure there were other factors as well.

The three packs have moved a little in my area, though the new Wave 3 stock is selling well. That's not the sign they wanted, but it's still a good sign.




actually the show was considered a true sucess, spanning from several adaptations from btas to jlu. the show started as justice league and ended as jlu which made sense because they were able to capitalize on all the characters they could produce which after the show was canceled they are still doing. i would call that sucess.


Thanks for the history lesson that I already knew. What's your point? The creators were getting tired and wanted to do something else plus the fact that it was of such high quality that it cost a lot of money to produce. That's code for Cartoon Network wanted to spend money on different shows.



your welcome. guess i dont have to explain my point if you understand the lesson.

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