Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released

Transformers News: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released

Thursday, January 10th, 2008 3:38PM CST

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Pre-orders have appeared for the Transformers Movie Premium Series Leader Class Megatron and Optimus Prime have appeared at Entertainment Earth, confirming that both figures will get a mass release.

This follows our earlier report in the week about the Premium Series Deluxe figures also getting a mass release.

Premium Series Prime will come with a new weapon, a retractable blade, as we reported here, and a resculpted head, whilst Premium Megatron is also expected to have a resculpted head.

To check out the Entertainment Earth pre-order, please click here.
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Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (599987)
Posted by Wheelimus Prime on January 10th, 2008 @ 3:44pm CST
yay
primes sword
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (599994)
Posted by Lapse Of Reason on January 10th, 2008 @ 3:51pm CST
Perfect! I preorderd these because I'm tired of trying to track them down in Walmarts, etc...
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600006)
Posted by Auto Bot on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:01pm CST
Bumblebee's resculpted head features battle-mode mask.

Does this mean a resculpted Prime's head will show his shiny lips and tiny teeth? :shock:
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600012)
Posted by Nekoman on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:09pm CST
Well that’s good, maybe I can call up the rest of my Scalper legion troops and see if I can start limiting how many of these you people can find because I’m the evil scalper! with my army of scalpers secretly placed among each state and even Canada …
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600018)
Posted by Auto Bot on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:15pm CST
I'm not too happy about this habit of Hasbro squeezing every drop of juice out of the same mold over and over again.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600024)
Posted by soundwave13c on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:18pm CST
im glad i did not buy megatron yet :grin:

p.s scalpers are jerks
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600032)
Posted by Autobot Jazz on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:23pm CST
soundwave13c wrote:im glad i did not buy megatron yet :grin:

Me too(actually I picked up Voyager Megs but that's a differnt figure) I think I'll wait for Megs to hit stores though
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600044)
Posted by Auto Bot on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:31pm CST
Eventually, this scheme could work against Hasbro.

People will be holding back from buying the initial releases. (Which are critical for the success of a toyline.)
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600063)
Posted by Anonymous. on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:45pm CST
Please, that Megatron mold doesn't deserve to be released again. But since I didn't get him the first time.. i'll probably do it this time.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600066)
Posted by zemper on January 10th, 2008 @ 4:50pm CST
Nekoman wrote:Well that’s good, maybe I can call up the rest of my Scalper legion troops and see if I can start limiting how many of these you people can find because I’m the evil scalper! with my army of scalpers secretly placed among each state and even Canada …


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

let's see how many will not detect the hint of sarcasm in your post again Neko. :P


:MAX:
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600078)
Posted by Briggs on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:07pm CST
lol@price.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600080)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:10pm CST
This "Megatron" is the shiny silver one right? If it is im getting it. Since i didnt buy the first one since it was so damn ugly.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600082)
Posted by Archanubis on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:12pm CST
I want to see what these guys look like before I commit money I don't have to them.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600085)
Posted by Chaoslock on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:14pm CST
I doubt they could make them much more expensive than they allready are for the european market (prays that they arrive here too) so I'm looking forward for them.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600110)
Posted by Quaternion on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:30pm CST
Megatron will be mine. Oh yes. He will be mine.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600133)
Posted by Bumblethumper on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:46pm CST
Auto Bot wrote:Eventually, this scheme could work against Hasbro.

People will be holding back from buying the initial releases. (Which are critical for the success of a toyline.)


I think so too.

I remember when I used to spend 30 bucks on single disk new release dvds like a chump.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600143)
Posted by bran10 on January 10th, 2008 @ 5:51pm CST
dude, these looks nice... epsecially prime's sword!!! I got a question though, so I was gonna pick up a leader prime for 20 today.... but I saw this, so should I wait until these come out?
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600164)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on January 10th, 2008 @ 6:07pm CST
Does Megatron have anything else going for him besides a new head and coat of paint?
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600172)
Posted by Raymond101 on January 10th, 2008 @ 6:11pm CST
Out of all the Premium figures I'll only get Prime, Ironhide, and JAzz if he's mass released. Mind you as rip-off as the Premium concept it at least they're releasing Prime and Megs at mass retail.
Re: Transformers Premium Leader Prime and Megatron to be mass released (600181)
Posted by Nekoman on January 10th, 2008 @ 6:17pm CST
Raymond101 wrote:Out of all the Premium figures I'll only get Prime, Ironhide, and JAzz if he's mass released.

If I recall Jazz will be mass released, except in a three pack with Masked Bumblebee and Barricade.

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