When will the McFarlane Toy Store offer a method of free shipping (either price based or coupon based, etc.) so we can survive the horrors of the exclusives to come?
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>>9863046Nice hat, Overtkill
>>9862646Why did they choose to make these store exclusives? I'm pretty sure these fun designs wouldn't have a hard time flying off the shelves as a general or hell, even a Walmart release.
>>9863046Used to be.
>>9863053Based Clayface owner>>9863058He just wants to belong.>>9863196Did you lose your fun gland?
>>9862646>oy veeeeeeyy todd mashugunuh your prices are killing meok "poor"fag shekelberg
>>9863361Go support (((Trump))
>>9863363im not playing your 2 sided game, grubbywitz
>>9863367>>9863370>>9863372It's such a great sculpt, but I don't know why the color matching is so bad. It's a real shame.
>>9863379the upper torso is a different plastic than the lower torso and maybe even the arms. that said, i'm holding mine right now and it's not noticeable at all. a lot probably depends on your particular copy, as the marbled mixed color plastic naturally is different for each one. i'm sure some have to be noticeably different in person, but neither mine nor the other ones i've seen in stores have any issues.
>>9863389oops forgot my picture. looking at the one up there though and comparing it to mine, i think the inconsistent nature of mass production factory paint washes comes into play as well. either way, there's a handful of us here who have it and we all seem to like it a lot.
>>9863392That's a good point. My next Megafig purchase is reserved for Cy-Gor, but maybe after that I'll give Clayface a shot.
>>9863329>Did you lose your fun gland?Yes, I woke up in a bathtub filled with ice with a scar in the shape of basedjack on my chest.
>>9863367Dude, why does your Clayface has extra teeth? Papa Todd is this you?
>>9863389>that said, i'm holding mine right now and it's not noticeable at all.Unironic cope. Not trolling or anything, you're lying to yourself so you don't regret it. It's sad.
>>9863481unironic go fuck yourself
>>9863329Which Red Hood toy is this?
>>9863478There's no spikes on that one either?
>>9863857we were robbed of premium toys from this film.
>>9864125It's sad. It was the only chance to get imports of obscure DC characters like a Polka-dot man.
>>9863853Mcfarlane, it came in a Two Pack with a Red Nightwing.
>>9863481i'm looking at it right now. the only noticeable variation is where the wash is heavier in some places. maybe if you had your own you'd know.
Why is Superboy Prime always on sale? Not complaining, I’ve had my eye on him since he was announced, I’m just curious as to why.
>>9864001Oh wow. Now I want it.
>>9864685Maybe people confuse him for that Jon Kent fellow
>>9864480>>9863389Different anon, I do believe you, but it is hard to tell as a bystander because most people have been posting Clayface in warm lighting, which as has been mentioned above, helps blend the browns together visually. >>9863367 is a little more neutrally lit, and I start seeing the contrast more heavily. The surface texture is a real problem too, not just the color--his upper torso/shoulders are REALLY flat matte, and his limbs and head are shiny as hell.
>>9863478>>9864001>>9864706Wait...is there a variant stealthily going around, like the Necron with the different skin strips? I'm kinda into this. Only thing is, I never see these things in my area in person, so it's all online ordering for me, and it is FAR from palatable playing gacha with a $40 figure. It was pretty hard to swallow even with the $20 figures.
Got a random idea to make a poll of people's preferred versions of a character in DCMV so far. If people like it I'll make more.First up, what do you think is the best DC Multiverse Red Hood released so far?http://poll-maker.com/QHG27Z3JNNo monochromatic ver on the list yet since he isn't out yet.
>>9864827>the Necron with the different skin stripsWHAT?
>>9864855>>9864827I once had a Nekron with different skin strips. It was rather painful.
>>9864855>>9864827Shit, you're right. There is a flayed one variation. I hope it is still out there. Why am I even subscribed to so many youtubefags if none of them is able to warn me about something so important.
>>9864867i never ever saw it in my area, and it's obviously gambling buying one online since they're randomly packed and chosen. I just bought an overpriced one on eBay, I figured it's worth it for a unique-looking Flayed One, seeing as it's one of McFarlane's strongest molds to begin with.
>>9864867>Something so importantLol
>>9864867I cant even find a single video on youtube with the painted Flayed One variant. Looks like we're back in the 90s of innuendo and rumor as far as variants, boys
>>9865013>>9864867Why are you getting your news from YouTube? That's idiotic. And no reviewer covers every single release, there just isn't enough time and money. You were setting yourself up for failure. Quit being an idiot and get a real news source.
>>9864850next time include pictures
>>9864827That Clayface is a custom
>>9865013Do you even realize how dumb this is? You're starting from an already relatively small pool of people (toy reviewers) then slowly paring them down with your requirements until it's unlikely anyone will be left standing.>must review American toys>must review McFarlane toys>must be into Warhammer, or at least interested enough to buy them blind>must be lucky enough to either find a rare variant in the wild, get one randomly online, or overpay for one from a scalper>must find the toy interesting enough to want to review itYou're looking for someone that hits all those requirements and turns out that's nobody in this case.And that's even assuming they're not idiots and realize they have something interesting, a lot of people didn't get it and thought McFarlane bait-and-switched them from the promo pics and got mad about it.
>>9864850This one. >>9864458
>>9865041Once again customers have to come in and fix Todd's mistakes on a figure.
Todd so impressed with Robo and his call to 6in figures that he gave him an early review for Man-Bat!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7n3sP1H63I
>>9865122that's pretty wholesome desu
>>9865122>earlyits been out in stores for a week
>>9864827>>9864855>>9864867The same goes for the Tyranid btw. All of the unpainted versions of 40K figures are slightly different from the normal release ones. I’m not sure if the same is true for the DC stuff.
>>9865045Todd was right, variants are still possible to make strange and mysterious in 2022
>>9865122He gave him a heckin 9 inch Manbat to menace his 6 inch figures
>>9865313it isnt just unpainted though, there are painted variants that are different, too.you guys need to remember that McFarlane Toys is the company that made it so due to the random pieces of garbage The Heap came with, there were over 7,000 possible combinations of what garbage accessories he came with so almost every package of The Heap was unique
>>9865381>>9865313This. The unpainted AP variants are always different, but the Necron is unique in that it has a completely different painted variant--so there are actually three unique Flayed One molds.
>>9865122This is exactly what I feared. Seeing it just flop over so easily like that, the ankles aren't near strong enough to hold up that massive upper body. Canceling my preorder now, and it's a real fucking shame, I think this is one of the best sculpts I've ever seen.
>>9865528It really sucks to see, cause the joint range looks phenomenal for such a bulky design. The ab, ankle, neck, and hip range are all stunning for this type of body.
>>9865528This is why 7 inch scale just has problems. I much prefer McFarlane to Hasbro or Mattel but if there was one thing I could change it'd be the scale which would help a lot with figures standing.
>>9864312You can get polka dot man, faggot. He's in the king shark BAF wave.
>>9865609Some of us don't mind spending a little more to get quality.
>>9865528>>9865537Robo didn't even try to use the stand with it to help it stand which was rather disturbing given thats what its for. He just wants to play the happy jolly Santa while getting in subtle digs at the DC Multiverse line. "OH HO HO THE MORE I MOVE IT THE LESS I LIKE IT BUT YOU KNOW THE MORE I LET IT STAND THERE ON THE SHELF LOOKING MEAN THE MORE I LIKE IT". His happy code for the old tired and now inaccurate meme of "McFarlanes don't articulate."
>>9865612Only 6 people on Earth want a quality figure of Polkadot man. Even $25 is too much.
>>9865620Maybe to you, some of us can afford it and think it's worth it. Don't take McFarlane sales as a sign of interest, they're nowhere near import and aren't gonna get the same interest.
>>9865626You're one of the 6.
>>9865631toddler fears imports
>>9865620>>9865612>>9865609I know nothing about him and I haven't even seen the suicide squad, now that you brought it my attention I actually do kind want this guy, just as a conversation piece and to laugh at mostly.If I buy him though I'll probably have to buy the other 2 figures i don't own in the set just for the king shark, I already own part of him from harley quinn, but buying another fig in that set will only make the temptation to complete him higher. And no I don't want to buy pieces of him off of faggot zoomers from eBay.
>>9865636If you're on a toy forum you can't really afford to call others toddlers.
>>9865647I'm gonna give you a minute to work out the etymology of that phrase.
>>9865656I'm not afraid to admit toy collecting is an immature hobby and I'm childish for doing it. I don't have anything to prove and I've burned all the bridges with my family and former friends years ago anyway. It's toddler like.
>>9865669...it's just a fun insult for Todd fans, dude
>>9865673I'm new here and didn't know. Thanks for telling me.
>>9865617Dude, the stand wouldn't have done anything, this isn't a foot surface area issue. Did you even watch the video? The feet remain planted for most of the fall, meaning the ankle joints themselves are what gave way. The stand would not have affected this situation in any way.>https://youtu.be/d7n3sP1H63I?t=306Rewatch it. You can clearly see that the ankles are the point of failure.
>>9865024>get a real news sourceBut I don't speak nippon.
>>9865056by cutting off the protuberant parts? sounds like a tranny move
>>9865769Fuck those spikes they stab your hand when you try to pose him
>>9865769>wanting more phallic objects on your figuresInteresting...
>>9865721Lurk moar summer sister
>>9865958Fuck off, faggot
>>9865963Touch a nerve?
>>9865966I'm not them, you being a cunt isn't helpful.
>>9865968Remember where you are anon. I don't remember 4chan turning into your hand holding safe space. Lurk. MOAR!
>>9865972Fuck off faggot, you've probably been here a year.
>>9863046It's pointless at this point.
>>9865636I buy imports but not of e tier characters
>>9866497What the fuck are you talking about, imports only make e-tier characters.
>>9865958Gain some maturity faggot.
>>9865673How is anyone new supposed to get that? You don't emphasize anything about it. I could lurk for years and you'd still look like a retarded spamming the same phrase and I still wouldn't know. Next time emphasize the TODD part of it, otherwise no one will get your In jokes but you and your rag tag buddies.
>>9865968>>9865963Thanks for sticking up for me
>>9866715Of all the posts that I've seen in these places, this is the weirdest, the one that doesn't make any sense. Its just a troll post like opposite day? Is it just a misunderstanding, like he's saying that all the DBZ characters are E tier but he's forgetting what the Western characters who get made by import companies are--That is theyre all Capt. America or Batman or Harley Quinn or Joker or Spiderman or Wolverine or magneto. These are not e tier characters
>>9866775It's literally the first time someone didn't get it and I told them what it meant, I'm not the retard who was screeching "lurk moar".>>9866778They were just being a cunt.>>9867228All DBZ characters ARE e-tier.
>>9867312>All DBZ characters ARE e-tier.Thats just relative to what you're into
>>9867228Yes they are because I have 0 interest in them and they are all bland and generic looking. What's good for quality if all your figures are the most boring protags. Wake me up when imports produce something like Clayface, Manbat or Scarecrow. They don't even bother with something more popular like Dano's Riddler or new Scarlet Witch.
Crazy how everyone has to go in and fix Todd's figures (this looks way better)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJCh5imokBY
>>9867563>Custom paints look better than factory paintsI mean... ya.
>>9867609Sculpt is what I meant.
>>9867616looks like dogshit, why even advertise your video here?
>>9867617I'm sure Todd appreciates your continued low standards
>>9867622I'm sure robo is still a dumb hick that failed terribly with his articulated icons series. Real glad it shelf warmed hard.
>>9867632say something racist so i can make you disappear again lmao
>>9865722>>9865122Damn, retard robo sure is bitching over nothing. He must be mad his series never took off and Toddy never listened to a failed businessman.
>>9867563ClayThanos>>9867616The problem is they clearly say they are doing new 52 Clayface, and that determines the sculpt. So he can't have the BTAS chin
Always high prices, always Walmart™
>>9867635Hick is not a racist remark retard. Literally just means stupid southerner.
>>9868088It will be though. In 200,000 years, those environs will be populated by an aggressive, territorial species known as the gunman. They will have evolved to have projectile weapons growing out of their forearms in order to quickly dispatch hapless prey items.
>>9868059Enjoying those Toddy price hikes yet?
>>9868323Thanks for the bump
>>9868323>single retailer does it >ignores every shown instance of maintained price elsewhere>TODDDDDDDfaggot
>>9868088No, the thing he got banned for last time was racist, retard.
>>9868341>>9868323>>9868059Walmart has some kind of AI that dynamically adjusts figure prices based on factors like sales volume, what their pro-scalpers are charging, and msrp is only a starting point for the AI calculation
>>9868358Walmart is because AI, Target is because it's a fancy store, Best Buy is because it's an electronics storeYou guys love to cope
>>9868361Target is listed there as 39.99, msrp
>>9868363And whenever I post the higher prices in store it's because I'm in a fancy store. I've gone through this before here.
>>9868361even if any of that were true, none of that has anything to do with msrp remaining the same this entire time
>>9868369Except it hasn't :)
>>9868367yes, almost as if stores have the power to set their own prices. literally everything is more expensive in hawaii, that doesn't make it todd's fault if they don't stick to msrp. you're a retard.
>>9868371>:)oh, you're that faggot. kys
>>9868373>every store has higher price>i-its not Papa Todd's fault! its the evil AI!Okay, dude. Todd was the last holdout, but enjoy the price hikes. Done with you.
>>9868378>single retailer does it>ignores every shown instance of maintained price elsewhere>TODDDDDDDfaggot
>>9868381>Target>Walmart>Best Buy>single retailer
>>9868382are you fucking retarded? the image shows multiple retailers maintaining the msrp and ONE with a history of doing this having a higher price hey let's see what the manufacturer themselves are selling it at
>>9868387>comparing figures at cost to retailAnyway, I thought Todd fixed this shit? What the fuck is he doing?
>>9868388>comparing figures at cost to retailthats the retail price you fucking retard
>>9868388Early batches have the elbows of terror. It was only fixed later
>>9868388>bandages on yelling head look much betterWhy do you hate us, Todd?
>>9868397>head can't be removed from neck for headswapsGood god, why does he keep using this stupid design on the ones that would benefit most from swaps
>>9868400>M-maybe I can cut that shitty trenchcoat off and put a soft goods one on, it'd look pretty good then, even if its a black black body!Oh me, you silly fool...
>>9868406Also, Hush appears to be more in scale with where Todd's new stuff is going whereas Batman is still really big since he's mostly reuse. I'm all for the slightly better scaled figures he's been doing.
>>9868397Wow, left is what I expect from McFarlane, and it's alright, sure, but that one on the right is CLEAN. The shapes are all distinct, it's so good.
>>9868542It's REALLY good and it makes me more angry that it's the yelling face. Maybe it'll be soft enough that I can glue it shut like Select Hulk.
>>9868343>everyone who doesn't share my view point is all the same person trolling and shitposting me!Medication, kid.
>>9869038It's pretty easy to spot athena when they're trolling off the deep end, anon. Seeing all their troll posts marked Deleted after that only enforces it.
Any photos of someone taking that beloved Red Hood figure and fixing the paint/lack of paint on it? I'm wonder if it's worth getting to fix, like all McFarlane.(the one that was also in the Nightwing 2 pack)
>>9868406So that is why he's screaming
>>9868542Right head is A team, left is B team
>>9869361I just realized the right one has a face under the mask and left is just all mask. ffs
>>9869555>left is just all maskThat's Clayface.
>>9869717I'm gonna have to headcanon this myself, aren't I
>>9868406Honestly, with how much I'd have to spend on a soft goods coat, this figure and a donor figure for the torso I can just get the superior Mafex version. I prefer the plastic coat anyway.
>>9868424With the 2packs they should just get rid of the base and spend the money on better paint on the variant, Hush's coat needed a dark wash
>>9870117The McFarlane fanbase, not an insult just the people who are buying on the name McFarlane more than DC, like things like those stupid little bases. The same people who would probably prefer they were statues.I agree, I'd much rather have better looking figures and less reuse.
>>9870122As someone who is buying on the name McFarlane more than DC, I don't really like the diorama bases. Also I really wouldn't prefer they were statues. I may be an outlier because I collected McFarlane back when they still had action features and were sold in toy aisles--before they went to statues (the Manga Spawn waves were my last vintage waves). Although I can't deny that many of statues look very good.
>>9870231Same company that did death knight, new one is Ares.
>>9870255these aren't DC toys
>>98702573p DC is still DC, fuckboi.
>>9870582It's not DC, it's knockoffs. Put it elsewhere.
>>9870972I'll put my dick in your mom.
>>9871015A necro tranny, didn't think you types speak up that often
>>9862646Does anyone know what these figures are? And why Nightwing seems to be smaller than the others?
>>9872137Funkos from a few years ago. Always do a reverse image search. Not sure why he's that short though.
>>9872140Forgot the linkhttps://toynewsi.com/10-30394
>>9872137>>9872140his height is(usually) 5'10 in the comics , Cybrog is 6'2, Starfire is 6'4 and Raven in the comics is 5'11Show and cartoons have scrambled their heights drastically where Raven has been as short as 5'4, Cyborg has been as tall as 6'7.
>>9872381motherfucker he is 3'11 in that figure
>>9872382? the top of his head reaches Starfire's nose. That's about right for a 6inch difference in height they have. DC intended Dick to be the shortest as leader.
>>9872401She should be two inches taller than Cyborg and Nightwing should be only slightly shorter than RavenRobin and Starfire are both too short and Dick is below manlet.
>>9872407Raven has heels and you are counting Starfire massive hair
>>9872410....I'm saying she isn't as tall as she should be. I'm using the line to show she's not taller. Even with the hair she isn't taller than Cyborg, which she's supposed to be. And even with heels Raven is much taller than Nightwing. He's. Too. Small.Are you being a fucking retard on purpose?
>subjectanon crying about comic heights againGoddamn it. He has to shit up every DC thread doesn't he?
>>9872407Glad to know that height autism affects other lines besides Mcfarlane
>>9872407Damien Wayne is the new Nightwing?
>>9872572Not everyone is your boogeyman, that Nightwing is absurdly short.
>>9872572you're mentally ill schizo, seek help
>>9872414Wouldn't the other take be they are all out of scale? Regardless nightwing should always be the shortest of them
>>9873040I said they were all out of scale, Nightwing was just the most obvious.
>>9872414>Nightwing. He's. Too. Small.but he's not if everyone else is wildly out of scale. If anything the picture shows Cyborg and Raven are too tall and Nightwing is the right height to Starfire.
>>9873444 >everyone else is too tall>but this doesn't mean Nightwing is smaller than he should beI'm done.
>>9872407>>9872414>someone gets this mad over short men being shown properly
>>9873450I'm 5'8, I'm not short. Above average. This is about the figures not being in proper scale, most notable Nightwing being too small.
>>9873447Starfire isn't too tall for Nightwing, they both have the correct height for each other.
>>9873453Then in relation to those two Cyborg and Raven are each a foot too tall.
>>9873452Get outta here heightlet, this is a place for men, 6'3" and above.
>>9873461DC thread so maybe you meant 63 and above
>>9873462Get off my lawn!
>>9873465you're unintentionally making me horny
>>9873467That's nOT CHRISTIAAAAAAN!!!!!!
Number of posts talking about aspects of action figures not related to height: 34Number of posts talking about height/scale: 94
>>9873455Not to each other if Raven is in heels. That said is there even a baseline scale to these?
>>9873478>heels add over 1ftI know most of you have never seen a woman in person, but come on.
>>9873482If we are talking 80's Raven she was in stilettos most of the time which would add about 2 inches. Going off of >>9872381 That would bump her up to 6'1 which is about right when looking at Cyborg and her in >>9872407 as Cyborg is about a inch taller. That said I wager the team that made them just made sure NW was the shortest and eye balled it after that. Not even sure where this debate is going as NW/Robin was sometimes as short 5'4 with Starfire being an amazon nearing 7'. Comics don't really follow their own scales all that great.
>>9873497I forgot I'm in a thread where you retards accept how fucked up the scaling in McFarlane toys isTop tier cope, tranny.
>>9873502Why do you let him live rent free in your head?
>>9873509You know this is the DC thread, right? He's a topic of discussion here? lol
>>9873542and right now we're discussing funko, you obsessed gayboy
>>9873542Yeah but those aren't his figures as >>9873572 said
>>9873572>>9873573>could barely wait the minute between samefagging
>>9873579Surprisingly despite the times, no
>>9873581>cropping out the 4chanx identifiers so we cant see you turn off the (You)s
>>9873584I dont use 4chanx
>>9873590You should, it's really helpful.
I'm not sure which I love more, the McFarlane price creep of the Toddler sperg outs blaming it on AI
>>9875233>no one buying Blackmanracists
>>9875233Sorry your walmart is upcharging you more than if you just ordered online at walmart.com
>>9875251Took longer than I expected
>>9875233this is walmart price creep, retard.
>>9875281Because of the evil AI, right?
>>9875290because of capitalism, autist
>>9875291But the prices on their website aren't higher....because of....capitalism...
>>9875295the prices for those figures are 19.99 or less on their website. >>9875251 Your walmart is fucking people in your area over by charging more.
>>9875295and? all this does is further prove that you are a gigantic retard and walmart prices things the way they want. your todd-obsessed brain will try to blame him again
>>9875301Because of the evil AI changing prices, right?
>>9875303So when Target, Walmart and Best Buy are all doing it that's...?
>>9875304>>9875310it's all $19.99 at my target, and i don't check best buy for toys but they, like gamestop, have always had higher than msrp prices. it's almost as if retailers can charge whatever they want whenever they want and you're a giant retard.
>>9875315>NO PAPA TODDY WOULDNT DO THIS TO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>>9875304Evil men in suits changed the prices
>>9875322he's literally selling the toy in your photo at the same $19.99 price point as always
>>9875327>wholesale vs retail
>>9875330once again, that's not wholesale you fucking retard
>>9875330Todd loves you and wants you to always buy figgers for MSRP, that's why he makes sure no matter what his store is charging MSRP or less.
>>9875335And then $15 shipping LMAO
>>9875338That's what shipping costs now LMAO
>>9875338doesn't BBTS shipping now cost $15?
>>9875344I thought it was flat 4 to the US, or is that to outside the US?
>>9875344just checked for a random multiverse figure on bbts and usps priority was $16
>>9875352thats for their budget shipping price. not sure what their deal is with that or which carrier they use for it. usps prices are right in line with everywhere else.
>>9875340Not with Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Gamestop, etc etc>>9875354>usps priority was $16wonder why faster shipping would cost more
>>9875359>Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, GamestopLarge corporations can negotiate better shipping prices
>>9875365So is that "what shipping costs now LMAO" or not?
>>9875370If you're not a giant corporation yes
>>9875373Yet nobody but Todd seems to have that problem. He is a large company, afterall.
>>9875377larger than neca even
>>9875381probably, who even owns neca?
>>9875381>>9875377What is neca's shipping like?
>>9875384desu i didnt know they even sold directly, figured they were just in specialty shops and the shameful funko aisles at stores
>>9875387They used to at thenecastore.com but it appears they pulled all their shit from there, probably due to the market getting wrecked by the pandemic
>>9875383a rich sheister >>9875359>comparing some of the largest retailers in the world with a relatively small privately owned toy company who does a vast majority of its business to retailers and not direct to consumeryou really are a complete and total retard
>>9875391they still sell stuff there and their shipping prices are comparable to mcfarlane's. they just don't maintain a regular online store anymore, but they run pre-orders all the time.
>>9875392>papa toddy is small independent mom and pop pls understandThey have some of the largest licenses in the world lmao
>>9875404>paying for the IDEA of an action figure
>>9875399and? small companies license things all the time, retard.
>>9875399Not him but do your research, McFarlane Toys has ~102 employees. That is not that big a company.
>>9875423>anon pls understand they cannot afford to get cheaper shipping. yes i know i can do it myself as an online seller with a store much smaller than his but uh uh uh ummmmmm uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh *shits pants*
>>9875427You realize most toy companies don't have a lot of "employees" because most use contract work and the factories where their toys are made aren't a part of their company?
>>9875437how many employees does neca have?
>>9875437Yes. That still makes them small
>>9875440Why do you keep bringing up NECA? Google says 40.>>9875441Toddler cope is real
>>9875428you're comparing them to amazon, a company so large that they maintain their own shipping service. you are a retard.
>>9875448I literally compared them to my own boutique shop.My favorite part of this is that I made it up and McFarlane doesn't charge that much for shipping lmao
>>9875437hasbro and mattel have thousands upon thousands of employees
>>9875461>I literally compared them to my own boutique shopkys >>9875359
>>9875461Your boutique shop ships action figures across the entire us?
>>9875468You realize we have a postal service that works across the country, right?
>>9875445>Toddlerreal mature, shows how jealous you are of his success while articulated icons remains dead and forgotten
>>9875471I'll take that as a no
>>9875427>>9875437It actually doesn't matter how big a company is when it comes to getting discounts for shipping. Only thing that matters is shipping VOLUME.If a company is making trillions of dollars per year and has 50 million employees, they will never get the same discount for shipping as fucking Target or Bubba's Bait Web Shop, if they only mail out a thousand packages per month (and maybe not even that).Companies like Hasbro and McFarlane mainly just deal with freight shipping a few dozen crates/pallets/packages per month and let distributors or Walmart/Target/Walgreen's own shipping trucks handle delivery to their distribution warehouses and specific stores. The webstores for Hasbo, Mattel, McFarlane, etc are miniscule and probably handle fewer purchases than your local comic book or gamestop store. They handle maybe 1/1000th of orders of BBTS or Dorkside.Even clothing store companies, like zappos, gap, etc aren't getting that great of a discount, despite having a giant online sales. You're paying $10-15 in shipping unless you buy $50-150 in products.
>>9875714>Only thing that matters is shipping VOLUME.Exactly. The "best selling" action figure company shouldn't have a problem.
>>9875719someone didn't read the entire post they replied to
>>9875719McFarlane sells shit through wholesale, where their toys are picked up through a third party at the docks and MAYBE stored in a local warehouse.Retailers like Target and Walmart might pick up their own personal cases at the docks, if not at the warehouse. Distributors also do the same thing.So companies like Mattel, McFarlane and Hasbro never touch, muchless see, 99% of their toys that come into the US.Nevermind the shipping companies they do use would probably be Jose's Speedy Freight Shipping, which wouldn't count toward getting discounts from UPS, USPS, DHL, etc that ship to your home.So again, they'll never handle the volume stores like amazon, walmart and target get. They don't even handle the volume of sales entertainment earth or dorkside deals with.They probably get the same amount of orders a store like theleatherguy.com does.
>>9875749Man, first someone tells me I'm wrong and it isn't wholesale, now it is wholesale? Can you guys make up your minds? LMAO
>>9875754It's both. 99% is wholesale. 1% (probably not even that) is through their own store.They're not allowed to sell wholesale to customers, either by binding contract or just beause they want a good relationship with retailers.But what does that matter? Point is that toy companies that do sell directly to customers sell less shit than your local gamestop and their shipping is 20% more expensive than popular webstores like zappos and H&M.
>>9875754Also, are you ten years old?I just looked up what you meant by wholesale and it seems you think that MSRP = wholesaleYou being 10 also explains why you don't understand how businesses and shipping works.
>>9875784I run my own comic shop, so I think I know better than the Wikipedia guy. I'm just gonna leave you hanging out to dry while Todd marks everything up.
>>9875785>I run my own comic shop>doesn't know what wholesale is>doesn't know how much shipping costs for himmore like you're an employee for a comic book shop, because how can you not understand some very basic business practices?or is your "comic book shop" some ebay store? Considering how ignorant you are, there's no way you can even handle ordering shit from distributors, because do you even know how much shipping costs per week to get your orders?
>>9875785>This guy againYour comic shop must suck. Go sperg out about Marvel Legends being in stock at Target again.
>>9875785If you actually ran a comic shop you'd know regular issues of Spawn (not double+ size) have been 2.99 since 2012 or before. McFarlane has faults but marking stuff up isn't one of them.
>>9875849Toddy himself said he's gonna do it, he just wants to be the last. Get your little asshole ready for it, bitch boy.
>>98753584$ flat rate is you get added on when the supply reaches a certain amount and/or all shipments get ready for pick up. Basically you forego having control over who is shipping it out and it might stay there a few days as they amasses the other orders that need to go out soon.
>>9875857Sure thing, Comic Book Guy
>>9875926That's Jeff Albertson to you, kiddo.
>>9875785Kek, you're the weirdo who sperged out at Spider Anon's ASM #1. Opinion immediately filtered
>>9875974Deny it all you want bud. I was there. Maybe don't use the "I run a comic shop" bullshit multiple times
>>9875988we have like a dozen people who run their own shops here anon
>>9875991Yeah ok sperg.
>>9875991that guy sounds like larper or just a guy selling his used comics on ebay.Guy's completely ignorant of the basics.Pretty sad that someone even wants to pretend to own a comic book shop.
>>9875994I love watching you flip out on people you think are me, it's hilarious.
>>9875994how the fuck am i sperging?
>>9876003It's true, I'm the evil AI and I'm samefagging and changing prices at Walmart.
>>9876007You already tried this
>>9876012I hope you're just trolling, otherwise I genuinely worry for your mental health. Not a lot, just so much that I interact with schizos.
>>9876015You are a b!ight on the board summer baby
>>9876019I am pretty sure I've been coming here longer than you've been alive, zoomer. People like you are why this board should have IDs.
>>9876024>lying on the internet
Rate this figure/10, anons.
>>9877526i dont have it but i want it but not enough to pay that much over retail/10
>>9877527It was selling for 19.99 at target until recently
Batman is empty.
>>9877526I have it and its pretty great
>>9877568Damn it, I've only been looking the last month or two and the masked version was always $40 when I checked
>>9877645Target seems to keep their exclusives on sale longer than walmart. For example the Heavy Metal Batman with the purple cape which is an old figure and Target exclusive is still there for 19.49 right now. Unfortunately I assume they sold out of the Flashpoint Batman earlier this year.
>>9877649Worst part is I just want the head, rest of the figure is meh
>>9877653The rest isn't bad, except the hips since his diaper is made of stone.
>>9877649Buy a Death Metal Batman and paint the eyes red, not too different.
>>9877658I don't like the symbol and I think the thigh straps are sculpted on. I hate Bat-kneepads too, in every iteration. I don't like the points on the cape.It's well made, and seems faithful to the source, it's just not my Batman design.>>9877659I did, and then found out he has a stupid looking sloped head. I'm gonna paint the red eyes black anyway.
correction, >>9877659 is for >>9877653
>>9877663*red eyes white baka
>>9877600Underneath the bridgeTarp has sprung a leakAnd the animals I've trappedHave all become my pets
>>9877663>and then found out he has a stupid looking sloped head.Some people have sloped heads like that figure has, so it isn't out of the question anatomically.
I'd like some input on how many Batman figures I actually have, /toy/.McFarlane has made such niche, odd and unusual combinations of Batman figures I can't tell whether some count as a Batman or not when someone asks "How many Batman figures do you have?" Which of these would you say fulfill that:1. The Drowned2. Omega3. Flashpoint Batman (Thomas Wayne)4. Batman's Hellbat Suit (Gold ver)5. Batman (Duke Thomas)6. Bat Armor Azrael (from White Knight)A couple of these are easier than others but I wanted to include anything even remotely questionable.
>>9878365They're all Batman, just not good versions.
>>9878371What's a "good version"? Normal Bruce Wayne?
>>9878378Yes. Original style.
>>9862646Think I'd be able to fudge the scale and use this with Mafex figures or will the chairs and tables be far too big?
>>9878365>The DrownedCounts as a Batman and a Aquawoman>OmegaBatman but old an evil>Flashpoint BatmanBatman but old and also his dad>Batman's Hellbat SuitBatman or just a Batman suit>Batman (Duke Thomas)Batman but not Bruce Wayne>Bat Armor AzraelAzrael larping again
>>9879276Why doesn't the Drowned count as a ... Batwoman?
>>9879559Oh yeah right, for some reason I forgot Batwoman was a thing there. Yeah it would be a Batwoman.
>Hawkman's wings are not articulatedShame, the one thing that would've saved him from pegwarming.
These really are the worst
This might be the most insulting thing Todd's made though. "Here, he's sort of bigger!"They couldn't even do a 12" figure or something? Jesus.
>>9880322how much is it going to be? I'd totally buy it for $30.
>>9879559She is referred to as Batwoman at times, but she is literally an alternate universe version of Bruce Wayne, so she is often referred to as an alternate universe Batman too.
>>9880320I don't know who Cyclone is, but Hawkman and Dr. Fate actually look ok by DC movie standards. They're basic, but not ugly and overdesigned at least, and they look properly like superheroes instead of "sheepish looking people in cyber-morphsuits." Not sure why Doc seems to be eyeless though.
>>9880322This was just a bad idea, lots of retail employees are going to not pay attention to the numbers and just see the figure and stock the big one in the location where the normal one should be and vice versa, and customers will get confused and mad when the checkout shows 40 bucks when they thought it was going to be 20>>9880410The deluxe will likely be 40 like all other deluxes.
>>9880410>>9880598Oh that said I can see sales probably eventually taking it down to 30
>>9880320Hawkman looks like a good plastic value for 20. Robo will like the price to plastic ratio.
I'm bored and finally got a Rebirth Batman and 3J Batgirl for free.Turns out if you put the Red Son Superman legs on Batgirl it fixes her height and makes her look thicc. Gonna button everything up tomorrow, didn't think these would actually work.
>Here's your Satan Billy>w-w-wait, Billy! Is that a GUN with your GI Joe? NOOOOOOO!
>>9880849Those legs are way to thick. Doesn't look right.
It's so busy and ugly.
>>9881134wow that mace is really spikyalso>elbows
>>9880320>>9881106Dr. Fate and the demon guy look cool.
>>9881134I think they should have gone shirtless
>>9879242.McFarlane's '66 Batman figures aren't 1:10/7", so it shouldn't be a problem. The S.H. Figuarts Harahachibunme dining set would look better, but do whatever works for you.
>>9881127Says the tranny enjoyer>>9880849Was it difficult to swap her head?
>people here pretend this got the best The Rock's likenessKEK
>>9881106Oh cool, a Mephisto base.
Sometimes I question WB's sanity.
>>9882095theres two different figger likenesses going around per Rock figger for a total of 4. we'll see which ones are on shelves
>>9882140Well Hollywood worships Satan. I'd say they're being consistent.
>>9882151Aren't guns a tool of Satan used to harm people?
>>9882218>same articulation as McFarlane
>>9882034Nah, just stretched out the Batgirl hole with Batwoman's peg
>>9881976>McFarlane's '66 Batman figures aren't 1:10/They're not? Huh, I've never seen them in person I assumed they were>>9881976>The S.H. Figuarts Harahachibunme dining set would look better, but do whatever works for you.I have two of those actually but I want the villain lair because it's a villain lair
>>9882370 Batman 66' are actually 6 inch apparently
>>9882218I saw some youtube video going absolutely nuts over these like they were the 2nd coming and talking about all the possibilities with them even though they just look like standard retro figures. I assume he had Super Powers figs as a kid so they must have been like hyper nostalgia for his brain.
>>9882218>Ages 12+Kinda weird when they look like basic ass toys
>>9882626They're basically ReAction figures for nostalgic collectors
New thread >>9882753