G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter

Saturday, December 8th, 2007 8:02PM CST

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Site Sponsor Big Bad Toy Store updates with a lot of new TF news including early releases (next two weeks!) of many new japanese items like Music Label Sounblaster, G1 Sky Lynx Re-Issue, and Japanese Transformers CLASSICS!

Hi - Here is a quick update from http://www.bigbadtoystore.com about ~100 more new preorders and a wide variety of new arrivals, plus updates on many highly anticipated items arriving soon:

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ARRIVING SOON:
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TRANSFORMERS ENCORE SKY LYNX: Takara has bumped the ship dates up on
quite a few Transformers, and we expect Sky Lynx to arrive in under 2
weeks! Preorders are available at $89.99 for this must-have Transformer:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK10766&mode=retail


KOTOBUKIYA SUPERGIRL & CATWOMAN: At $69.99 and $59.99 respectively, these
are great deals for imported Koto items. These beauties will be here in
under a week:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=kotobukiya+dc


TRANSFORMERS CLASSICS: The Japanese import classics will be here in under
2 weeks, Takara has still not disclosed images of the paint versions they
will be using, but we'll find out soon enough:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=943&company=0&category=4165


TRANSFORMERS MUSIC LABEL: The SoundBlaster MP3 and a restock of Spark
Blue Soundwave MP3 players will be here later this month - both are
available to preorder at $94.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1256


TRANSFORMERS ENCORE - RATCHET & IRON HIDE: These two G1 first-rounders
will be arriving in roughly 3 weeks - preorders are open at $34.99:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1357

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NEW PREORDERS:
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NARNIA - PRINCE CASPIAN: We've just received info from Play Along Toys
about the full lineup on new Narnia figures for the upcoming Prince
Caspian movie. The new line features a vareity of 3.75" figures, 7"
figures, 2-packs, playsets, and even a large castle playset. We also
have listed a vareity of role-play swords and other weapons:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=caspian


GI JOE - COMIC 2-PACKS WAVE 3: Hasbro keeps unveiling more cool new Joes,
the third wave of 2-packs includes: Crimson Guard & Officer, Tomax &
Xamot, Battle Torn Snake Eyes & Storm Shadow, and Ace & Wild Weasel. We
have these up at $39.99 for the full set, or $77.99 for a case, which
contains 2 sets.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1264&company=0&category=4197


POWER RANGERS - GO ON RANGERS: The latest Rangers line has just been
unveiled in Japan, we've listed preorders for the full selection of items
including pvc figures, DX figures, role-play items and more. There are
18 different preorders listed below, this is sure to be another fun
iteration of the Rangers storyline:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=342&company=0&category=4278


TRANSFORMERS ENCORE EXCLUSIVES: In addition to the E-Hobby Black Iron
Hide exclusive mentioned last week, we've just worked out the details to
supply the Japan only mail-away exclusive for the Emergency Green Ratchet.
Its great to see the exclusive selection increase a bit after the
relative lull since the Takara-Tomy merger.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1357&category=3670


MOVIE MASTERPIECE - CANNIBAL JACK SPARROW: This highly detailed and
elaborate new 12" figure from Hot Toys looks fantastic. Preorders have
been listed at $139.99 and this is a must-have for your 12" PotC
collection
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HOT10084&mode=retail


SPIDER-MAN - BANDAI IMPORT SET: This pair of Spider-Man figures is
extremely well done with a ton of detail and articulation. We sold out
immediately when they were first released earlier this year, but Bandai is
making another run - preorders have been opened at $59.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN11315&mode=retail


HOLLYWOOD COLLECTIBLES: HELLBOY, T2, RAMBO & MORE: We've just added
another cool new manufacturer to our list. Hollywood Collectibles has
some very cool stuff including Hellboy Belt & Holster, 15" T2 Hunter
Killer Tank, 9 different Rambo knives, a variety of bobble heads and more:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/company.aspx?company=469&browse=1


DOCTOR WHO - MICRO UNIVERSE SPACE CRAFT: This looks like a very promising
line. They plan to release 32 total miniature replicas of various
vehicles and crafts from Doctor Who. The first 6 are up for preorder at
$22.99 each, or $119.99 for the set of 6. Check them out here
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=UND10107&mode=retail


TONNER DC STARS - HARLEY QUINN: Another new announcement to the expanding
DC Stars line. Harley is priced at $129.99 and stands around 16" tall.
Don't forget to check out the new Batman figure as well.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TNR10051&mode=retail


LOTR - TREACHERY OF SARUMAN STATUE: The tips of Saruman's throne reach
21" high, and the scene depicts Saruman just as he starts the very cool
wizard battle scene. This item is up for preorder at $15 under MSRP at
$284.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SSC10541&mode=retail



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NEW ARRIVALS:
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JAPANESE BEAST WARS: We've just restocked 25 various JBW figures, nearly
all of them at clearance-style pricing due to the close-out deal we found
on these. A variety of Versus sets plus other hard to find figures like
the S-3 alarm clock, C-29 Longrack and many more are available here:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=84


DISNEY CARS CASES 'A' & 'C': The new Cars assortments 'A' and 'C' have
just arrived. We don't have images posted yet, but each case contains 18
figures as listed in our descriptions for $69.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=764&company=0&category=4189


SOUL OF CHOGOKIN - GX-39 BAIKANFU: Another beefy set from Bandai, this
set comes with many die-cast metal parts as well as several sizes of
figures and many bits and pieces to keep you busy. In stock now at
$179.99 - check it out here:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=BAN11322&mode=retail


GENTLE GIANT - STAR WARS BUSTS: The Royal Guard & Senate Guard busts are
now in stock - $99.99 gets you both of them, the Senate Guard was packed
only 2 per case so they are definitely a bit harder to find than the
regular version. Be sure to check the rest of the Bust menu for the new
Star Wars Classic scale busts - the first round of those is here as well:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10146&mode=retail


DC DIRECT - WONDER WOMAN SERIES 1: Get four lovely DC ladies for $49.99
with the advent of another new series of figures. The set contains Wonder
Woman, Donna Troy, Circe, and Agent Diana Prince.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC10360&mode=retail


WWE CLASSIC SUPERSTARS #16: Six more new superstars are in stock for
$11.99 to $12.99 each, choose from X-Pac, Psycho Sid, Vince McMahon,
Ultimate Warrior, Shawn Michaels, and Giant Gonzales.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=24&category=1841


SIDESHOW - DARKNESS PREMIUM FORMAT: This awesome figure stands 23" tall
and is priced $25 under MSRP at $324.99. Its not going to get any better
than this figure for Darkness fans - an amazing figure:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SSC10427&mode=retail


MASTER REPLICAS SCALED HELMETS: Boba Fett & Stormtrooper mini helmets
(around 50% scale) have just arrived. These are each priced at only
$44.99 and they come in attractive packaging.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MST10104&mode=retail


MOSPEADA LEGIOSS (ROBOTECH) IMPORTS: Toynami & Aoshima bring us the red,
green, and blue Alpha figures for just $69.99 each. Only a limited number
of these will be available in the US at this low price, so be sure to pick
them up now.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1&category=4239


MCFARLANE'S MILITARY WAVE 6: Another set of extremely realistic fighting
men had just arrived. We have these available as sets or singles - $41.99
for all 4 or $11.99 individually:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=416&company=0&category=3509


POWER GIRL & HUNTRESS STATUE: Another cool statue featuring this
attractive pair of super heroes. In stock now at $30 under MSRP at
$164.99
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DCC10355&mode=retail


REVOLTECH MACROSS: All 3 of the Revoltech Macross figures are now in
stock after the arrival of the VF-1A figure. These imports are $22.99
each, and all feature add-on armor and lots of poseability
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=REVOLTECH+MACROSS


ALTERNATORS MIRAGE: We were able to scrape together a small supply of the
Alternators Mirage figure - there won't be anymore coming after this and
they are priced at $69.99 each.
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS11878&mode=retail


Thanks for your interest in www.bigbadtoystore.com and be sure to check
out some of the many new items listed above.

Thanks!

Joel & The BBTS Crew
www.bigbadtoystore.com

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This is great news for those hoping for some new Transformers goodness for the holidays!!
Credit(s): Joel @ Bigbadtoystore.com
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Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (497872)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 8th, 2007 @ 8:10pm CST
Why can't Sky Lynx come back to the U.S.? Why can Music Label figure be released over here? WHY DOES JAPAN ALWAYS GET THE GOOD STUFF (most of the time)?!!
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (497918)
Posted by cellshock on December 8th, 2007 @ 8:33pm CST
Uhh... the biggest news here is that the repainted Japanese Classics have been moved up almost 4 months ahead of schedule and are now set to be released in 2 weeks. Yet there are still no pics of what the repaints will look like.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (497925)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on December 8th, 2007 @ 8:36pm CST
They moved up alot of stuff.

I'm not getting any of it, but I'm glad they did. I hope this is a trend that catches on cause I'm bord with the movie and just wanna see the couple AllSpark characters that I want then be done with that.

Can't say I care about Anaimated, but I wanna see some breaking news on the new Classics already!
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (497926)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on December 8th, 2007 @ 8:39pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:Why can't Sky Lynx come back to the U.S.? Why can Music Label figure be released over here? WHY DOES JAPAN ALWAYS GET THE GOOD STUFF (most of the time)?!!


I don't know, cause they bother to make it while Hasbro just keeps recirculating recent figs.

Even when they bother to make new ones, all they do is rotate them till the stock runs out, just look at the RealGears for starters :?

Japan does they same thing too, but they continue to broaden the horizons as they do.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498001)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on December 8th, 2007 @ 9:36pm CST
Man, I want those Japanese BW figures!
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498048)
Posted by Stormrider on December 8th, 2007 @ 10:21pm CST
Very good news indeed. I wonder what prompted Takara to push these forward? The repainted movie line are all shelfwarmers here in Japan, so I wonder if they are trying to push the other series forward.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498051)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on December 8th, 2007 @ 10:25pm CST
:lol: I just noticed this:

Sky Lynx’s hull is shell-resistant and steel-reinforced. His interplanetary travel capabilities are capable of a maximum speed of 30,000 mph and a range of 40,000,000 miles.


So if he were really booking it he could keep up with Apollo 10. :lol:
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498085)
Posted by Grahf on December 8th, 2007 @ 11:01pm CST
The earlier release of the classics line is bad news for me. I had to cancel my preorders because I just don't have the extra money right now. It sucks when you have too much preordered and they all end up falling into a two month period. As much as I want the classics, I want my MP Megs more.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498117)
Posted by Homer on December 8th, 2007 @ 11:30pm CST
Yeah I kind of wished they had stuck to the original release dates too. Cash is a little tight this December.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498403)
Posted by Tigertrack on December 9th, 2007 @ 6:11am CST
It makes one wonder if the CLASSICS will just be US packaged figures with a Japanese sticker, or if they actually will have new packaging, and somenew paint aps (especially Megatron)?
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (498811)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on December 9th, 2007 @ 12:03pm CST
Grahf wrote:The earlier release of the classics line is bad news for me. I had to cancel my preorders because I just don't have the extra money right now. It sucks when you have too much preordered and they all end up falling into a two month period. As much as I want the classics, I want my MP Megs more.


Maybe it's just me, but unless it's something real rare, I never preorder. BBTS always sells out right away, but them restocks 2 weeks later. And something as comon as Classics will be on every web site anyway, so why bother.

To be honest, the only one that(possibly) intrests me is the recolored Megatron.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (499534)
Posted by iron maniac on December 9th, 2007 @ 8:40pm CST
That's great news, I've had Sky Lynx & Ironhide on pre-order since the beginning of October. It would be nice to at least have Sky Lynx by Christmas.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (499570)
Posted by Homer on December 9th, 2007 @ 9:15pm CST
tigertracks 24 wrote:It makes one wonder if the CLASSICS will just be US packaged figures with a Japanese sticker, or if they actually will have new packaging, and somenew paint aps (especially Megatron)?


Not to take away any Botcon thunder, but I prey for seeker repaints so that the Japanese (and the rest of the world who missed out) can get a shot at these.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (499597)
Posted by Grahf on December 9th, 2007 @ 9:37pm CST
Once I see pics of what the Classics actually look like, I might think of picking a few up. The fact that there aren't any real pics or info makes me think they're not repainted at all. I would love to be proven wrong.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (499689)
Posted by Zeds on December 9th, 2007 @ 10:37pm CST
Can't wait to see the box art for the Sky Lynx reissue!
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (499735)
Posted by Dr. Z on December 9th, 2007 @ 11:22pm CST
I wonder if Sky Lynx will get special changes like silver vs white and gold vs yellow on Star Convoy? I want Sky Lynx, he's one of my favorite characters.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (500049)
Posted by Counterpunch on December 10th, 2007 @ 7:49am CST
Dr. Z wrote:I wonder if Sky Lynx will get special changes like silver vs white and gold vs yellow on Star Convoy? I want Sky Lynx, he's one of my favorite characters.


It's a good question. We should know in the next week or so. Pictures always hit early as Asian distributors get their hands on the product.
Re: G1 Re-Issue Sky Lynx In Two Weeks, And Music Label Soundblaster In Newest BBTS Newsletter (500218)
Posted by SpacerAM2 on December 10th, 2007 @ 10:16am CST
Skylynx really moving ahead of schedule? What a surprise! :P

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