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  1. Hey guys I have two of the new comic packs and a GB Loki to trade/sell.
  2. Late night trip to Wally, saw two MU boxes on the pallets, and both were revisions...FML.
  3. I can promise you those comic packs will be everywhere. And that deadpool is suspect son I have it.
  4. Was able to find the comic packs at tru no signs of wave 13.
  5. Thanks for the shoutout bro glad liked him. I'm just glad we got ours early.
  6. Landed me a Bill Foster and Thor GB no signs of the Frost Giants still hunting.
  7. Fair enough, either way great to hear these are popping up at Walmarts. Hey man once I get myself and my buddy squared away I'll get you taken care of.
  8. How was it obvious that he was a scalper? First, I'm sure you've seen the type. If he is gainfully employed and not living with his parents (he is a grown man and I'm joking, to an extent, don't mean to stigmatize) I'd eat his Warpath variant fig. Second, the way he was eyeing the figs my son was carrying, I swear I half-expected him to try to snatch them away (never gonna happen with me around). Third, the grab for every moderately hard-to-find fig, not just the Warpath. Guy knew what to look for in terms of resale. Outside chance he is a collector/enthusiast, but I see a lot of these types in NYC. I'm fairly confident in my assessment, even in my short time finding figs for my kids. Yeah. I finally saw my local scalper for the first time a few weeks ago. Spanish guy, beer belly, red neck tendencies with a mullett. I heard him on his cell phone talking to a buddy I guess they both work for Target, and he was talking about how he bought all figures and blah blah blah... So I walked closer to him and lowly said, "So this is the cxxk sucker hoarding every action figure in Texas". He walked off pissed, but I'm 6"4 290, he didn't want any parts of me.
  9. Where's NEPA??? I'm thinkin North East PA? thats what I was thinkin too, but that would so out of the ordinary. Seems like these things show up in cali first, then trickle out. Yes, Northeast Pennsylvania. More specifically, the Scranton area. It definitely IS out of the ordinary. I went out looking for the Green lantern stuff, and stumbled upon these. Wish I would have stumbled into the first sighting of the movie Cap stuf, but still, I'm not complaining haha. It would make more sense for it to come from Pennsylvania first since that's where HASBRO's distribution is located. I don't know where all this "stuff hits the west coast first" came from. On the black market yes, but in retail no. Retail have their shipments sent to the from Hasbro distribution, just like when we order from HTS, so a guy in NEPA would get his package a lot faster than a guy in Cali would. Know your a bit of a noob here Hiro, so you don't have the benefit of historical data, but typically these things hit west coast first. That's where you see the member sightings popping up first usually. Most stock to the stores has to come from that particular chains distribution centers, not Hasbro's. The product usually makes the journey from China on a cargo ship, which docks in Cali. Then is sent to the chains dist.ctrs. from there. IN THIS CASE, HOWEVER, I found out that The stores aren't receiving their stock from their own DC's. They are coming from the manufacturer STRAIGHT TO EACH STORE. The guy helping me said it was unusual, and because of it he couldn't pin down a date when the product on order would hit the store. So in this case, you hit the nail on the head Hiro, but it is unusual. A noob to this board yes, but I worked in retail for a while. Honestly I just put two and two together that all the Hasbro product ships from PA and it pops up in this guys wal-mart first only makes sense that they ship to retail from PA. Now my next question would be what about products that are sold by DIAMOND Distro to LCS? Like the Marvel Select/Legends stuff, that should hit the west coast stores first right? Because it would make no sense for Hasbro to ship to allll the way east and then right back out west. So I guess in MU we have to rely on our american east coast brothers to give us heads ups when new merch is on shelf/peg.
  10. Where's NEPA??? I'm thinkin North East PA? thats what I was thinkin too, but that would so out of the ordinary. Seems like these things show up in cali first, then trickle out. Yes, Northeast Pennsylvania. More specifically, the Scranton area. It definitely IS out of the ordinary. I went out looking for the Green lantern stuff, and stumbled upon these. Wish I would have stumbled into the first sighting of the movie Cap stuf, but still, I'm not complaining haha. It would make more sense for it to come from Pennsylvania first since that's where HASBRO's distribution is located. I don't know where all this "stuff hits the west coast first" came from. On the black market yes, but in retail no. Retail have their shipments sent to the from Hasbro distribution, just like when we order from HTS, so a guy in NEPA would get his package a lot faster than a guy in Cali would.
  11. Nice haul bro. That Stark racing, and War Machine is sick. Can't wait till we get bonus this month, I got #$@# to catch up on.
  12. Honestly dude I would just check every 2-3 days for Gigantic Battles, because most Wal-Marts that do get it will get 6-8 and at $24.99 a piece it's not likely that they will sell out as fast as say the HTF figures in a revision case.
  13. Haha what did I beat you too? I only just threw it together as a first attempt, I wanna see what a pro can do with this! Haha. And thanks a ton Shockwave and Onyx! The support is great! Hey Com, have you been reading Black Panther 'The man without fear' series... I think it's an amazing book so far. Espc given the fact they are not relying on any old Marvel villains or Heroes to sale the book. The writing and artwork is consistently solid. I like the costumes he wears in that book would love to see a custom for that. Maybe I should commission's Legend or someone. I have not, the only comics I read nowadays are those that are have been digitized. So any new stuff I haven't been able to :/. is that the costume with the more modern look to it? Almost like a special ops guy? Now that your telling me how great it is I want to read it! haha Yes it has like a black ops feel to it. Since T'Challa destroyed all of Wakanda's vibranium to defeat Doom, he resigned as King of Wakanda and Panther God. He turned the powers over to his sister (who i'm hoping they do a book on). Now T'Challa is in Hells Kitchen NYC filling in for Matt Murdock who is going AWOL after the events in Shadowland. He left Hells Kitchen in the hands of T'Challa, who has cut off all signs of his old life, even his WIFE Storm. It's a great book bro, check it out.
  14. Haha what did I beat you too? I only just threw it together as a first attempt, I wanna see what a pro can do with this! Haha. And thanks a ton Shockwave and Onyx! The support is great! Hey Com, have you been reading Black Panther 'The man without fear' series... I think it's an amazing book so far. Espc given the fact they are not relying on any old Marvel villains or Heroes to sale the book. The writing and artwork is consistently solid. I like the costumes he wears in that book would love to see a custom for that. Maybe I should commission's Legend or someone.
  15. Is that the BP from the 2-pack? I only used the head, cape, arms, and lower legs from him. The torso and upper legs are from one of those short-armed cyclops figures Looks good man.
  16. Dude at first I had negative zone thing and hulk, then I was like... ehhhh I don't really need these. I saw the hand ninjas and was like might as well get a head start on army building these. I knew it was a 50/50 shot that they would actually mark it down and low and behold they did.
  17. What? Did the tag say marvel or are you saving that marvel figures were on a peg for some other product that was $3.24? MU was on an Ironman peg that was marked $3.50, only problem was that they had two cases of the product on there. So it's kind of hard to say "oh it was just in the wrong place". They just had to take the loss and move it to the right spot.
  18. Just went to wallyworld and saw some MU pegged $ $3.50 (obviously was in the wrong place). but managed to get 3 red hand ninjas out of it. They were busy and I know they would not check price, but either way they had two cases of mu on 2 pegs that says $3.50 kind of hard to deny the customer on a price adjustment.
  19. Got my good ole HTS order today, 2 Archangels and a Dark Avengers 2 pack. Loving it. 1 Archangel is up for trade.
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