Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

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Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby El Duque » Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:37 pm

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Your fellow Seibertronian and podcaster ScottyP made an interesting discovery while visiting his local comic book shop, Micro Comic Fun Packs for IDW Publishing. There are four themed packs - Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Grimlock, and Drift. Each includes a mini-comic (which is a full length issue, just shrunken down), sticker, mini-poster, and temporary tattoo. They retail for $3.00 each.

The actual comic issues included are:

  • Grimlock pack: Spotlight Shockwave
  • Optimus Prime pack: Spotlight Orion Pax
  • Drift pack: Spotlight Drift
  • Bumblebee pack: Spotlight Bumblebee

Never know what you'll find at your local shop, drop by and see what you can find. These where found at Capitol Comics in Raleigh, NC.

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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:45 pm

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Huh, that's actually pretty sweet. How much were they?
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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Emerje » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:48 am

Local comic shops... I remember those.... >:oP

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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:34 am

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Emerje wrote:Local comic shops... I remember those.... >:oP

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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Samsonator » Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:11 am

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Huh, I actually saw these last week in a Toys R Us, I was wondering what comics were in these...
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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Flashwave » Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:58 am

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Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Emerje wrote:Local comic shops... I remember those.... >:oP

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What do you mean? There's lots where I live! Are they not common any more?


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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Dead Metal » Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:26 am

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The idea behind these is cool, love the tiny format for comics.

Out of all of these the Grimlock pack is the best, Spotlight Shockwave was fantastic.


The Spotlight choices don't always make sense though, why not include Spotlight Optimus Prime in the Optimus Prime pack? It's a much better story than Orion Pax. And Grimlock actually has his own Grimlock focused Spotlight.
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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby DeadCaL » Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:43 pm

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Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Emerje wrote:Local comic shops... I remember those.... >:oP

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What do you mean? There's lots where I live! Are they not common any more?

They're alive and kicking. But if someone only uses online services for everything, they probably don't even know they exist.
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Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing re-Sighted at Target Stores

Postby Dr Va'al » Sat Feb 28, 2015 5:20 am

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It has been a very long while since we last heard of the IDW mini-comic 'fun packs', but it seems they've now moved from local comic shops to bigger stores - such as the Target in San Jose, CA, where Seibertron.com member cdavid3 has found them for $2.99 each! Still interested in these? Head out for your weekend hunt and grab a couple.

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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby TimothyR » Sat Feb 28, 2015 6:56 am

i thought i saw these at TRU months ago.. maybe it was something different.. but i feel like i saw that grimlock at TRU a while ago.
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Re: Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing

Postby Megatron Wolf » Sat Feb 28, 2015 12:23 pm

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this is news? all the TRUs even the expresses have had these for months
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