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Old 02-23-2022, 03:46 PM   #21
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I hope they don't make it exclusively a 4 pack like the $300 Ghostbusters set
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Old 02-24-2022, 03:34 AM   #22
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I hope they don't make it exclusively a 4 pack like the $300 Ghostbusters set
I am hoping they do because it will be cheaper, when you break down the price per figure. Not by a lot, but by enough to make a difference.

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Old 03-03-2022, 07:22 PM   #23
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Not putting too much stock in these. The fact that they photoshopped Leo's arm just to pull off that pose is a bit odd, and they're already 2+ years behind on their preorders for certain licensed IPs. On top of that, I don't see them making anything beyond the four turtles. Just doesn't make sense to buy into the line knowing all of those factors, especially at the prices they demand.
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Old 03-04-2022, 09:29 AM   #24
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I admit the photoshopping is heavy, hard to ignore in those pics... I think because they showed these off earlier than they should have. They wanted to have a big announcement but the figures aren't in a complete enough state so they just rolled with it.

All I gotta say is... look at all the figure one:12 figures Mezco puts out. People love them, they look great and have lots of accessories and articulation. The quality is high.

I think people will warm to these when we see better pics closer to release.
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Old 03-04-2022, 04:30 PM   #25
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I admit the photoshopping is heavy, hard to ignore in those pics... I think because they showed these off earlier than they should have. They wanted to have a big announcement but the figures aren't in a complete enough state so they just rolled with it.

All I gotta say is... look at all the figure one:12 figures Mezco puts out. People love them, they look great and have lots of accessories and articulation. The quality is high.

I think people will warm to these when we see better pics closer to release.
Oh definitely. However I have noticed a growing concern from diehard Mezco fans complaining about longevity of their products. Tight fitting bodysuits for highly articulated figures were never a smart idea imho. Seen too many images of cracking pleather and ripped/worn down seems. Luckily these turtles won't have any soft goods, but it's a concern for sure.

That being said, I'm anxiously optimistic about Fury Toy's third party approach to TMNT. Already have Leo preordered and I'm looking forward to seeing more info about Donnie and Killer Croc/Leatherhead.
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Old 01-04-2023, 12:21 PM   #26
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Pre-order on Mezco official shop is live. Pre-orders on BBTS, EE and elsewhere to follow. This is not an exclusive.

https://www.mezcotoyz.com/one-12-collective-tmnt

Pics of everything you get in the set below CLICK PICS FOR LARGER VERSIONS











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Old 01-04-2023, 12:24 PM   #27
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(can only have 10 pics in a post, these 2 pics show the remaining contents of the set)

Here's a few other choice pics to show off the set CLICK PICS FOR LARGER VERSIONS:






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Old 01-04-2023, 12:29 PM   #28
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BBTS pre-order is now up. BBTS requires a $40 Non-Refundable deposit. Mezco store link is further up the thread. Entertainment Earth should follow soonish.

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Produ...Details/229682
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Old 01-04-2023, 12:32 PM   #29
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It’s cool, but is it even worth it these days with so many options? Really, really love the looks of them though!
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Old 01-04-2023, 12:39 PM   #30
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Each collector will have to decide the value proposition of course... but to me, these are very unique and I think there will be a huge demand for them once they are no longer available. I am definitely getting them.
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Old 01-04-2023, 01:03 PM   #31
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EE link is live. Use code freeship39 at checkout to get free shipping, otherwise shipping is $52. No deposit required for EE.

https://www.entertainmentearth.com/p...ed-set/mz75514
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Old 01-04-2023, 01:14 PM   #32
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Such an amazing looking set.

I wasn't expecting individual bodies for them...I figured they would all be the same.
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Old 01-04-2023, 01:23 PM   #33
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Pretty neat, though I'm not getting them. The proportions kind of remind me of the 2012 line, which I really dig. The sculpts look kind of lumpy though, like they're foam rubber suits or something. Also strange that Raph looks to be the smallest turtle.

Still, a cool set, and decently priced for everything you get I guess. I think they would have made a killing with this if it had released a couple years ago. In 2023... probably not as much.
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Old 01-04-2023, 01:44 PM   #34
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Really hope the scale listed is wrong - they're 17cm/6.69 inches tall which seems very wrong.
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Old 01-04-2023, 02:06 PM   #35
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Really hope the scale listed is wrong - they're 17cm/6.69 inches tall which seems very wrong.
How so? I just measured my Holiday Gomez and he is about 6.5 inches to the top of his head. Do you think it's too big?



Heads up, everybody. Entertainment Earth does not require a deposit. Pay on arrival. I have been placing all my mezco preorders with them for this reason.
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$400?! What have I missed here? Are these some kind of special figures?
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Also strange that Raph looks to be the smallest turtle.

Still, a cool set, and decently priced for everything you get I guess. I think they would have made a killing with this if it had released a couple years ago. In 2023... probably not as much.
I'm wondering if that's just bad photoshop? Surely they won't have Raph as the smallest. And agreed, 2013 to 2016 would have had people going nuts for this set.
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Old 01-04-2023, 02:56 PM   #38
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Cool, but not for me.
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Old 01-05-2023, 04:41 AM   #40
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$400?! What have I missed here? Are these some kind of special figures?
They are higher-end figures in the 1:12 scale (similar to Marvel Legends and other 6" figures) that try to bring a near Hot Toys-like qulity to the smaller scale. You can find countless reviews on youtube of their stuff. They tend to run 80 bucks per figure on the low end, but a lot of figures come with extra accessories that put them around 100 or 120 each. So 400 for a four pack is about average for their stuff.

Why do they cost so much? Well, lots of soft goods, packed with accessories, alternate heads, effects parts, great articulation, and they are made by a smaller company (think Super7) which tends to lead to slightly higher prices since their production is working on a smaller scale than the big boys.

But the good news is they are known for their quality and unique spin on designs, so for example when they do a Batman figure they don't do a Batman based on a particular comic storyline but one that is 100% their own unique take (exception: movie figures), and fans love this about them. They are not only highly collectible but keep their value and can have great resale/trade value too.

I'm telling you now, a few years from now when supply on these dries up, these will be some of the most sought after turtle figures.




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