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3 hours ago, youbastards said:

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This is a really cool thing and deserves to be on the second page, too. 

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I’m now that much closer to having a clean Bride from Kill Bill. 

And I suddenly want to make a Green Hornet Minimate to go with Kato. 😎

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The first one would be good for a comic Wong custom.

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I’m happy so many of you are happy. These are going to the parts bin for me but they look great!

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Does the Casual Bruce Lee come with this stylish beach chair 😉

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These look great and alternate parts sounds good.

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On 1/23/2019 at 8:57 PM, bilbofett said:

The first one would be good for a comic Wong custom.

That’s what I’ll be doing, fa sho!

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Have these been cancelled? I’m seeing posts on Facebook saying they have? 😩

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From the cancellation list with the most recent PREVIEWS...

(4  means Cancelled by Publisher)

DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC
FEB192441	BRUCE LEE MINIMATES BOX SET	4
FEB192442	KINGDOM HEARTS MINIMATES SERIES 3 ASST	4

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These were due to be released in June and they're just being canceled now? Given manufacturing and shipping times, I guess it only takes a couple months to go from approved designs to retail.

The loss of the Kingdom Hearts assortment is a bummer for this Captain Jack fan but given how poorly it was received when solicited, I'm not shocked.

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If this is true then minimates are essentially dead. 

The Castlevania minimates aren’t gonna happen and if Bruce Lee/KH are both dead there’s nothing but a John Wick boxset and Marvel. Walgreens, the only retail seller, has nothing the rest of the year after only one Endgame wave. 

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29 minutes ago, fwoosheyman said:

If this is true then minimates are essentially dead. 

The Castlevania minimates aren’t gonna happen and if Bruce Lee/KH are both dead there’s nothing but a John Wick boxset and Marvel. Walgreens, the only retail seller, has nothing the rest of the year after only one Endgame wave. 

Especially with no far from home wave and these cancellations, the future of minimates does not look good.

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Bruce Lee is bad, but let's face it, that box set was always a bit of a reach. But Kingdom Hearts not being able to get enough orders for Wave 3 (and presumably Wave 4) is really bad news.

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This is disappointing.  I was looking forward to these.  Kingdom Hearts less so. Never played the game and had no real interest in them. The only one I was interested in was Maleficent.

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I choose to stay positive. We have been through droughts before and they came back strong. I hope this is the same.

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" Defeat is a state of mind; no one is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality "

-Bruce Lee 

-bruceleesmate

 

Any cancellation is a disappointment but ,personally, I was underwhelmed by these particular 'mates . 

 

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I sure hope this "cancelation" is just a rumor. I was really lookin forward to these minimates. Well if they are canceled then i'm just gonna have to make my own. 

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Posted (edited)

If Bruce Lee and Kingdom Hearts are indeed cancelled, then Marvel Wave 77, the Captain Marvel boxset (fingers crossed) and John Wick 2 boxset are the only properties currently in production.  Alien and Predator are done, nothing in the works for NBX, and Sonic the Hedgehog appears to have been D.O.A.

Nothing new has been announced for Walgreens past Marvel Animated Wave 10.

Zach did say that Marvel 78 is moving forward for preorder, I think next month, so anyone even remotely interested in 90's X-Factor needs to preorder multiple sets if possible.

DST should be doubling down on Marvel releases to fill the void and build consumer confidence in the brand.  If these other licenses are failing to bring enough preorders, then focus all development on the one constant license that has proven results and a dedicated fanbase.  Take a year or two off from trying to get other licenses in Minimate form and just refocus on what we know works.

 

 

Edited by youbastards

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I think canceled in Previews is about as official as it gets, DST doesn't usually say much unless it comes up in Ask DST.

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