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Old 08-09-2019, 10:33 AM   #601
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My 3 sets came in and they do NOT have the gamestop sticker on them. That is odd. I will see about getting pics of all 4 versions of Raph that I have of these but it will late tonight or later this weekend:


1/4 scale, 7" VHS Box, Only at Gamestop Release, and the new arrivals
Thank you.cant wait to see.kind off weird they did skip the sticker but i guess it coast saving and since this relase is going to worldwide and with more figures coming i guess that is wath they did decide to do.guess people woued scream if uk did Get the batch with the sticker and us did not.
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Old 08-10-2019, 02:00 AM   #602
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I don't usually keep up with or buy figures, but these were too damn perfect to miss out on. My brothers and I each ordered ourselves the 4 Turtles from Gamestop, and the next day my sister who isn't really into the TMNT like we are did too. Really weird, but these things are a goddamn work of art so I don't blame her. Really surprised they've been taking orders for days. Thought they'd be gone quickly. Mine should be arriving today or Monday. Easily gonna be one of my most prized items in my collection.
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:28 AM   #603
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I am surprised they are still up as well. I do have a feeling that this might be it in the US once they are gone though.
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Old 08-10-2019, 11:26 AM   #604
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Do you guys think they'll put up individuals though? I have my Leo I pre-ordered, but I still need the other three...
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Old 08-11-2019, 12:51 AM   #605
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The new NECA turtles apparently have new head sculpts for Mikey and Raph. Mikey is more smiley and Raph has a more open mouth with gritting teeth. Mikey's nunchucks also now have bendy wire instead of the rope/glue



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Old 08-11-2019, 03:58 AM   #606
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Okay... so how am I going to get my hands on these.

Popcultcha are great, but I don't think I can ask them to go through their stock looking for variants.
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Old 08-11-2019, 09:20 AM   #607
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Okay... so how am I going to get my hands on these.

Popcultcha are great, but I don't think I can ask them to go through their stock looking for variants.
Popcultcha are sold out off the first stock and will not Get this relase unless us and europe dont sell all ther stock.that wath Neca told me so its unlikly pop will Get a restock and the reason i did have to preorder from uk.but fore you australian people i hope its will be some leftover so you also can Get this new version.and the people that did miss out on the first relase
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Old 08-11-2019, 09:22 AM   #608
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Do you guys think they'll put up individuals though? I have my Leo I pre-ordered, but I still need the other three...
Why not just order a set and sell your leftover.it woued be a shame to miss out just because you did wait fore a singel relase.
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Old 08-11-2019, 10:25 AM   #609
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Do you guys think they'll put up individuals though? I have my Leo I pre-ordered, but I still need the other three...
no that would be the smart thing to do. Neca didn't think that maybe some of us don't have the almost 100 for the bundle.
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Old 08-11-2019, 11:41 AM   #610
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These are coming out in the UK in Nov, I wonder if the new face sculpts are for the UK/EU release?
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Old 08-11-2019, 04:38 PM   #611
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Popcultcha are sold out off the first stock and will not Get this relase unless us and europe dont sell all ther stock.that wath Neca told me so its unlikly pop will Get a restock and the reason i did have to preorder from uk.but fore you australian people i hope its will be some leftover so you also can Get this new version.and the people that did miss out on the first relase
Thanks for that. I wonder whether it's safe to assume any re-stock will be the updated sculpts.

When the 1:4 Donatello was restocked I asked if it was the updated paint scheme (with spots on the snout), but when they checked their stock was told that was it wasn't.

Might just have to resign myself to ebay and actual photos for these two.
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Old 08-11-2019, 07:09 PM   #612
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Ordered these today!! Regret not pre-ordering the first time.
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:10 AM   #613
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Anyone else see the response to an enquiry to Neca posted in Twitter that the Raph and Mikey are "factory errors" rather than new sculpts?

Obviously the running change to the chucks is a thing.
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Old 08-13-2019, 01:29 PM   #614
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Singles are back in stock on gamestop's website

GameStop has a fresh batch of movie TMNT from NECA, now as singles ($22.99 each):
Michelangelo - http://bit.ly/2KJ2S1F
Donatello - http://bit.ly/2Z5gjSK
Leonardo - http://bit.ly/2TszZuu
Raphael - http://bit.ly/2KJ35lt (Allegedly Raph has a new head sculpt)
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:33 AM   #615
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Anyone else see the response to an enquiry to Neca posted in Twitter that the Raph and Mikey are "factory errors" rather than new sculpts?

Obviously the running change to the chucks is a thing.
The originals were error, or the new ones?
How do you "factory error" extra wide mouths with extra tooth sculpting onto a figure?
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:47 AM   #616
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I’m not digging those new head sculpts for Raph and Mikey at all. So grateful I have the originals from SDCC plus the 1/4 ones. If they were going to do a new head sculpt, they could’ve at least done a closed mouth version for Mikey. I think that would’ve looked better. The original scowl on Ralph looks so much better.
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:21 AM   #617
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I’m not digging those new head sculpts for Raph and Mikey at all. So grateful I have the originals from SDCC plus the 1/4 ones. If they were going to do a new head sculpt, they could’ve at least done a closed mouth version for Mikey. I think that would’ve looked better. The original scowl on Ralph looks so much better.
I generally agree.

The original Raph sculpt is damn near perfect, but the new one is pretty cool too. I haven't loved either of Mikey's head sculpts. Both look a little too "crazy" for me. Maybe it's the eyes though.
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Old 08-15-2019, 03:17 AM   #618
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My turtles arrived Monday. Was scared as sh*t getting them out of the box and trying to move their stiff ass joints. My Raph's head came off pretty easily after some careful and slight movement. I stuck it right back on and have been very careful about moving his head. Ran them all through hot water to loosen their joints to some solid results, but they still feel scary to mess around with. They look really amazing though and they've definitely become some of my favorite items in my collection.



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Old 08-15-2019, 10:33 AM   #619
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My set arrived today. I also have the new sculpts and Mikey's chucks have the wire. I'm pretty happy I have the SDCC, original GS release, now these, and the qtr scale
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Old 08-15-2019, 12:54 PM   #620
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Anyone else see the response to an enquiry to Neca posted in Twitter that the Raph and Mikey are "factory errors" rather than new sculpts?

Obviously the running change to the chucks is a thing.
I missed this. Have a link?
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