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  1. Despite what some are saying here, it wasn't "excessive wokeness" (that's a word?) that killed the show. Frankly 6 seasons is pretty damn good considering (I'm astounded they're going ahead with this Superman show, when the actor looks like some puny, poorly costumed clown who couldn't lift a barbell, let alone a car). It, like Arrow, really ran its course. The massive storyline plot holes and writers' superhero fatigue, cheesy dialogue, the struggle to film with the budget truly required for a show like this (and clearly the studio's desire to cut costs) not to mention the impact of covid, called an end to it. But it was an overall enjoyable bit of entertainment. Always had my problems with the show, but to her credit, Melissa Benoist was able (most of the time) to pull it off. And remember, I'm the guy who generally cant stand "copy cat" characters. Imagine Flash is not long for the CW world, leaving Black Lightning, Legends and Stargirl. Good luck to all. (Not counting Batwoman 'cuz that show is toast, new actress or no. Its not salvageable and was pointless to begin with)
  2. All these pictures from all angles and still no full back shot. Fortunately its in the video.
  3. This sounds like the best option. Not only would it help curb the scalper problem, having their own store means they could sell the figures the way theyre supposed to be seen. There are a number of posters who wag their fingers at the rest of us when we say we want the figures (primarily female figures) to look as they do in the comics, stating this or that group would find it objectionable, and the retailer doesn't need the hassle, so that forces the action figure producers to alter the figure so it can be sold in store along with "kid/mom friendly" toys. Whether you agree with that premise or not, Hasbro selling on their own platform eliminates that issue.
  4. Recent youtube reports that Hasbro may be discontinuing its GI JOE exclusive with Target. Its not totally confirmed yet, and we dont know exactly what that will mean if it is confirmed, but my hope is Hasbro will immediately distribute it to all outlets, BBTS, Amazon, local dept stores that usually carry these action figures, etc. If they were to do this not only would we all have a better shot to get the figures we want, its gonna be a big blow to the scalpers. All the figures they bought up, planning to re-sell at 2-3x the actual fair price, they'd then just be stuck with. I'd love to see them get clobbered for a change. Like I've been saying: this is Hasbro's product, their brand, and they need to step up to fix the problems here. Hopefully.....theyre listening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv1ugiedEhI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txCHRDpWKSw
  5. Just for kicks, I checked my stores again. Then went online to see that Beachhead was available. But when i went to check him out.....
  6. Recent youtube reports that Hasbro may be discontinuing its GI JOE exclusive with Target. Its not totally confirmed yet, and we dont know exactly what that will mean if it is confirmed, but my hope is Hasbro will immediately distribute it to all outlets, BBTS, Amazon, local dept stores that usually carry these action figures, etc. If they were to do this not only would we all have a better shot to get the figures we want, its gonna be a big blow to the scalpers. All the figures they bought up, planning to re-sell at 2-3x the actual fair price, they'd then just be stuck with. I'd love to see them get clobbered for a change. But no matter what, the scalper problem is NOT all on us. People need to show theyre willing to walk away and not feed these scalpers, 100%. At the same time, this mess is squarely on Hasbro and Target, and I blame Hasbro more, because its their product, their brand, and they need to step up to fix it. Hopefully.....theyre listening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv1ugiedEhI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txCHRDpWKSw
  7. Well hopefully they will re-stock or something and this time distribute to a wider venue, so that collectors who want them will get a chance. This has been one ridiculous, incompetent example of how NOT to do an exclusive sale. Also I really do hope they do a mass re-release because that will be a big EFF U to the scalpers who are hoarding these. Yeah not too many people are gonna pay $100+ for a figure they can get from their local store or Meg or BBTS for $19.00.
  8. And as we can see....pointed, accurate boots, instead of just painting on the tops. Ha ha! Grumpy face Batman....meet grumpy face Guardian.....
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txCHRDpWKSw GI JOE cobra island discontinued? No official response yet. This could mean theyre done with Target and will just go with normal retail. Or...they may be done altogether for his wave....more to come...
  10. Hasbro is selling their product thru these different outlets as exclusives; they underproduce so that only a few actually ever get out and all it does is feed the scalpers. Their public advertising info and campaign dates don't match what the outlets say, they have a release date but the figures aren't even in the stores. You cant get them online, you cant get them in the franchise store they're supposedly exclusive to. This is how they handled Red Hulk for Marvel. Baroness apparently couldn't be found because she was never released at the time she was supposed to be, and now some outlets are getting her, at just 3 a case. Thats insane. And lest we forget, we all still have to deal with covid- we should be avoiding crowds, not running into them by chasing all over town for a product that isn't even there. These aren't Target's toyline, they're Hasbro and hasbro has some responsibility here. If as you say they're happy on their end knowing the collectors here are unable to get the product, then they don't deserve our business. There's another pandemic in this country. Its called I Got Mine & The Rest of You Can Eff Yourselves. Its a poor attitude, and ultimately a poor business model.
  11. Hasbro needs to step in. If theyre going to keep doing these exclusives, despite the massive fan outrage over how theyre handled, then they should insist these outlets start considering these scalper bots or whatever as malware or place them under the BOTS Act. The BOTS Act outlawed the resale of tickets using bot technology, see if that can be applied to other items, set a fine of $16,000 for each violation of the act. I'm no lawyer but I cant believe this corporation is as helpless as they want to appear.
  12. I think its pretty safe to say that if Hasbeen can't/won't get this incompetent roll out of the current series resolved, it wont matter whats planned for the later lineup.
  13. Peg labels that were here, have now been removed. We (Anchorage) never received any figures that I'm aware of. The foolishness continues.
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