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Old 11-14-2019, 10:40 AM   #821
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I keep seeing the Walmart’s in my are restocking the Battleshell figures and the couple Bug Busters. Guessing it will be there holiday stock.
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Old 11-20-2019, 01:22 PM   #822
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TMNT fan and toy collector Vaughn Michael (@collector.13 on Instagram) contacted Playmates Toys, asking about the future of the Rise of the TMNT toy line. The response he received was surprisingly forthcoming, stating that there will be NO Rise of the TMNT toys in the new year, and that they will instead be focusing on "classic" TMNT.

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Old 11-20-2019, 01:36 PM   #823
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Anyone want to spare my eyesight and tell me why I have never seen any of the villains, with the exception of wave 1?
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Old 11-20-2019, 02:17 PM   #824
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Anyone want to spare my eyesight and tell me why I have never seen any of the villains, with the exception of wave 1?
Right and they wonder why the toys hardly sale maybe if u release a new wave with new characters it would ...SALE!
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Old 11-20-2019, 03:09 PM   #825
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I am OK with this if they sell more of the classics then just the 4 turtles.

For as many Wave 1 figures I keep coming across they will be available until 2021 anyway.

I will be missing one figure or maybe two, but am close to a complete set of Rise figures for what has actually hit store pegs. Was really happy to get the Donnie chase figures (even though everything after Wave 1 feels like a Chase figure) and I was getting pretty tried of hunting everyplace to find new figures to just find more Wave 1 and was really about to give up on the line anyway.
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Old 11-21-2019, 03:11 AM   #826
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The classics will be released in time for the 30th anniversary of Turtlemania next year. The 2020s will belong to the 90s revival in the beginning, at least.

I wonder if we will see more mutants and robots over turtle variants this time around.

A large range of newly made Scratch reissues would be nice for the collectors.
What precisely would this 30th anniversary be celebrating? The movie?

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Anyone want to spare my eyesight and tell me why I have never seen any of the villains, with the exception of wave 1?
Saaaame. But it's not like even the Turtle variants have been easy to find either. I've seen Battle Shells twice and a Bug Buster once.

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TMNT fan and toy collector Vaughn Michael (@collector.13 on Instagram) contacted Playmates Toys, asking about the future of the Rise of the TMNT toy line. The response he received was surprisingly forthcoming, stating that there will be NO Rise of the TMNT toys in the new year, and that they will instead be focusing on "classic" TMNT.

https://scontent.fams2-1.fna.fbcdn.n...60&oe=5E532457
I'd've thought Vaughn'd post that here himself.
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Old 11-21-2019, 07:56 AM   #827
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TMNT fan and toy collector Vaughn Michael (@collector.13 on Instagram) contacted Playmates Toys, asking about the future of the Rise of the TMNT toy line. The response he received was surprisingly forthcoming, stating that there will be NO Rise of the TMNT toys in the new year, and that they will instead be focusing on "classic" TMNT.

https://scontent.fams2-1.fna.fbcdn.n...60&oe=5E532457
Damn. What with this and all the other evidence I think the UK/Europe can kiss goodbye to any future rise figures past Albearto and Foot Lt. Real shame. Love Rise and love the Rise figure line.
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Old 11-21-2019, 09:52 AM   #828
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Rise of the TMNT figures have been elusive as hell other than the first wave. Guess that is that. I'm still hoping to find a bullhop and some of the other villains before the line disappears entirely. But I'm not sad to see it go.
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Old 11-21-2019, 09:43 PM   #829
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I wasn’t talking about Playmates celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the first Golden Harvest movie next year or Turtle-mania ‘90. Turtle-mania will be 30 years ago starting in April of 2020. The Turtle-mania of 1990 came one month after the first Golden Harvest film was released in theaters (March 30, 1990).
And what is this you speak of, then?
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Old 11-21-2019, 10:13 PM   #830
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TMNT fan and toy collector Vaughn Michael (@collector.13 on Instagram) contacted Playmates Toys, asking about the future of the Rise of the TMNT toy line. The response he received was surprisingly forthcoming, stating that there will be NO Rise of the TMNT toys in the new year, and that they will instead be focusing on "classic" TMNT.
Wow, that kind of says a lot. Though I'm not surprised. It's always been the same old figures at my Walmart every time I've glanced at it. The small space had been full up for a while (though recently a bunch sold, I imagine possibly for Christmas), but I don't think this store ever got anything that came out this year. Just not selling too good I guess. I think the only 2019 release I've seen in person were those Five Below figures.

Will be interesting to see what they do with the classics. Maybe they are catching on that collectors are a larger market than the kids these days...?
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Old 11-22-2019, 05:22 AM   #831
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The rise line cant do well since they cancell already.i can live with that since i have decided to just collect series 1 from playmate from all shows coming In the future unless they step up.is it just me or does this going back to classic feel like they are going to stop Neca relasing the target toon series and GS 90 movie series.unless its change Neca can not make 87/90/mirage tmnt figures if playmate does or at least sell them In same store AS playmates.this feels like 09 all over again.
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Old 11-22-2019, 01:50 PM   #832
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I was saying that more classics will be released in time for the 30th Anniversary of Turtlemania ‘90. I don’t know what the packaging for the classics reissues will look like or what characters will be selected for each wave. The release of the classics will coincide perfectly with the 30th Anniversary of Turtlemania ‘90 for me.
Excuse me.... but what the shell is 'turtlemania '90' supposed to be??you are using that term repeatedly as if you mean a specific product or piece of entertainment, but to me turtlemania simply is a term describing the global phenomenon of the ninja turtles craze that has sweapt many a country in the late 80s, early 90s...
So, if you are in fact talking about that then...how come you are connecting a specific Year to that?
Just asking...
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Old 11-22-2019, 06:37 PM   #833
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Excuse me.... but what the shell is 'turtlemania '90' supposed to be??you are using that term repeatedly as if you mean a specific product or piece of entertainment, but to me turtlemania simply is a term describing the global phenomenon of the ninja turtles craze that has sweapt many a country in the late 80s, early 90s...
So, if you are in fact talking about that then...how come you are connecting a specific Year to that?
Just asking...
The toys were the number 1 best selling holiday season toys in the UK and the US in that year. The craze happened in that year.

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Old 11-22-2019, 08:25 PM   #834
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Good luck focusing on 'classic' tmnt when NECA is already killing it in that area Playmates. Well, aside from their terrible stock situation. Hard to find a lot of the figures unfortunately.
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Old 11-22-2019, 09:36 PM   #835
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Good luck focusing on 'classic' tmnt when NECA is already killing it in that area Playmates. Well, aside from their terrible stock situation. Hard to find a lot of the figures unfortunately.
I believe Playmates meant reissues of the classic 1988 to 1997 TMNT figures.
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Old 11-23-2019, 06:08 AM   #836
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The toys were the number 1 best selling holiday season toys in the UK and the US in that year. The craze happened in that year.
I See...thanks for clearing that up.
However I wouldn't hold my breath for something official commemorating the Peak of product Sales my Friend.. just saying...
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Old 11-23-2019, 07:03 AM   #837
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However I wouldn't hold my breath for something official commemorating the Peak of product Sales my Friend.. just saying...
I have not ever known Playmates to do something like that.
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Old 11-23-2019, 08:38 AM   #838
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Was able to get the foot lt and alberto at an east peoria walmart yesterday, they had 2 of each left. We haven't heard from our insider dvd for a while. Hope everythings alright.
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Old 11-23-2019, 01:02 PM   #839
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TMNT fan and toy collector Vaughn Michael (@collector.13 on Instagram) contacted Playmates Toys, asking about the future of the Rise of the TMNT toy line. The response he received was surprisingly forthcoming, stating that there will be NO Rise of the TMNT toys in the new year, and that they will instead be focusing on "classic" TMNT.

https://scontent.fams2-1.fna.fbcdn.n...60&oe=5E532457
Wow even Playmates knows what a pile of Crap Rise is.
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Old 11-24-2019, 01:14 AM   #840
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The toys were the number 1 best selling holiday season toys in the UK and the US in that year. The craze happened in that year.
I don't think 1990 was "the" year for the craze outside of the movie bumping it up. That's what I was trying to figure out why you kept saying "Turtlemania '90" like it was a "thing".
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