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The Hobbit action Figures?

Post by Shadowless on Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:35 pm


Any idea when these hit retail in Australia?
I miss ToyBiz Sad
I still look at my LOTR figures and think, Man, these are great!

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Re: The Hobbit action Figures?

Post by Jor-El on Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:12 am

I think they were scheduled for an October 1 release in the US, but some retailers there jumped the gun.

I'm sure we'll get these soonish, given it's a movie tie-in line. Probably be littered with the smaller figures though. >_<

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Post by fuzzcat on Tue Oct 02, 2012 5:26 am

6 inch for me or nothing - I flat out refuse to invest in a new scale for these.

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Post by Shadowless on Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:45 am

Yeah, unfortunately there are more of the smaller figures than there are 6 ones. Normally Im not interested in the smaller figures, but there are a couple of nice little monsters in the line that would suit my regular figures, at least as minions. There is a pretty nifty goblin as well as a warg. The warg could easily pass off as a wolf.

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Post by Shadowless on Fri Oct 12, 2012 5:35 am

Big W has the smaller 2 packs and single figures. They cost 12 bucks something for the singles. I bought a goblin.
No sign of the 6" figures or the warg pack.

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Post by spitcurlboy on Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:29 pm

saw 6 inch thorin at tru parra today, only one there everything else was sold

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Post by Jor-El on Thu Oct 18, 2012 12:13 pm

TRU Cannington had, I shit you not, 16 invisible Bilbo figures (in the smaller scale). Two pegs worth of the same crap.

Now, I'm well aware that TRU continually gets the worst lines in bulk and then gets minimal of the best lines. Whether its a supplier thing or not, this is beyond a joke.

This is like a case of the SAME shitty figure.

They also had the 5 pack of Dwarves and Bilbo for $50. But SIXTEEN freakin' invisible Bilbos? WTF???

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Post by erygoo on Tue Oct 23, 2012 1:40 pm

For the peeps that live in VIC there is a place called bigBalloon

I saw there name on the hobbit box that big W received them in check them out they might sell to public as well

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Post by Artistix on Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:47 am

Found the 4" figures in Big W. Bought single packed Bilbo & Legolas/Tauriel 2-pack. They are such nice figures!

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Post by Shadowless on Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:01 am

Still no sign of the 6" set in upper QLD, or the wargs.

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Post by Jor-El on Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:17 am

6 inchers have hit TRU. Saw Thorin today but others appear to have been cleared out. $20.

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Post by Artistix on Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:32 pm

Apparently wave 2 of these is not coming out till June!! Shocked Sad

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Post by fishmilkshake on Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:46 pm

I've seen the 6" figures at my TRU and Toyworld. Gandalf was the one that seemed scarcest.

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Post by Jor-El on Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:36 pm

Saw all the 6 inchers at TRU today. Looks like a full restock.

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Post by fuzzcat on Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:44 am

fuzzcat wrote:6 inch for me or nothing - I flat out refuse to invest in a new scale for these.

So having seen the movie I am alittle resigned to the fact I'll probably have to get some 3.75" figures to get the dwarves and the Goblin King.

Anyone found any news on future releases from The Bridge Direct in this line? As it stands we only have 5 of the 13 dwarves.

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Post by Artistix on Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:42 am

Just saw this movie today. Freakin amazing! Soo awesome to get home & have a better idea who the figures are....except Tauriel ofcourse.

Still nothing besides 4" single & 2-packs here. No beasts, no Goblin King, no 6". Crying or Very sad

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Post by Jor-El on Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:08 pm

Let me know if ur stuck mate. TRU in WA seems pretty well stocked. Also, check out Amazon. Probably works out cheaper from then anyway.

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Post by TheGoodDr on Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:25 pm

Hey Sam, I have the 6" figs in stock if you're interested in these.....

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