The Merchandise Thread

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Postby 2004Zilla » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:13 am

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Postby MorgolKing » Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:08 am

Can somebody respost the link to a webpage with all the merch info collected on one page? I can't find it.

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Postby _JNavs_ » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:19 am

Finally got around to picking up KOTM on 4K/Blu Ray, but as I said in the main KOTM thread, they ran out of Steelbooks within 240 miles of me (which never happens) :cry:.

I also picked up King Kong 2005 Ultimate Edition, War for the Planet of the Apes and Child's Play. Absolutely gorgeous covers.

War, KOTM and Kong 05' I already know are going to look absolutely stunning in crispy HD, while I already got the new rereleases of G14, Rampage and Kong:SI, I consider this the "beginning" of a legitimate Blu Ray collection. I can't wait to collect more, looking at all the films in Best Buy I felt like a kid in a candy shop lol!

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Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:49 pm

It appears that Playmates toys will be doing stuff for Godzilla vs Kong. Playmates of course most famous for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toylines.

https://twitter.com/OMEGAGORMARU/status ... 60008?s=19
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Postby GuardianGhido » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:51 am

Tyrant_Lizard_King wrote:It appears that Playmates toys will be doing stuff for Godzilla vs Kong. Playmates of course most famous for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toylines.

https://twitter.com/OMEGAGORMARU/status ... 60008?s=19

A Godzilla and Kong crossover should sell plenty of toys hopefully.
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Postby GFAN198423 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:36 am

Can’t imagine more from JAKKS if Playmates has license, they cater to the same market. Hopefully they’re good, Playmates can do pretty good stuff but I was happy with JAKKS sculpting and would love a Kong companion from them. I fear Playmates Kong may look more like Lanard.

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Postby Maverick Centigrade » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:25 am

So the main toy license went to Playmates? That's kind of odd, why not just keep it with Jakks?
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Postby KingKaiju » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:31 am

As long as NECA and Tamashii Nations makes a 6 inch Monsterverse Kong, I'm good.
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Postby darthzilla99 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:28 am

Keep in mind the tweet did say Jakks, Bandai, Neca, and Tamashii nations likely to follow. I could see playmates doing gimmick toys, Jakks makes the 3.5 and 12 inch size toys (maybe skipping the 6 inch scale), and the rest are self explanatory.
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Postby Orichalcum » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:29 am

I’ll gladly take a NECA Kong
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Postby Gigantis » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:43 am

Yes, NECA Kong please!
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Postby GuardianGhido » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:15 am

What about SHMA? Expensive poop but still, it'd be nice to see.
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Postby Orichalcum » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:19 am

An SHMA of what? Whatever they do with fall into the MA category
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Postby GuardianGhido » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:08 pm

Orichalcum wrote:An SHMA of what? Whatever they do with fall into the MA category

Kong, his adult design to be more specific.
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Postby GoWhaleTours » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:52 pm

Tyrant_Lizard_King wrote:It appears that Playmates toys will be doing stuff for Godzilla vs Kong. Playmates of course most famous for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toylines.

https://twitter.com/OMEGAGORMARU/status ... 60008?s=19

Oh no. They’re so lazy.
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Postby master_of_monsters » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:33 pm

GoWhaleTours wrote:
Tyrant_Lizard_King wrote:It appears that Playmates toys will be doing stuff for Godzilla vs Kong. Playmates of course most famous for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toylines.

https://twitter.com/OMEGAGORMARU/status ... 60008?s=19

Oh no. They’re so lazy.


I'd like to give the benefit of the doubt since they did do the Peter Jackson kong, but that was back in 2005 of course
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby GoWhaleTours » Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:34 pm

master_of_monsters wrote:
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Tyrant_Lizard_King wrote:It appears that Playmates toys will be doing stuff for Godzilla vs Kong. Playmates of course most famous for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toylines.

https://twitter.com/OMEGAGORMARU/status ... 60008?s=19

Oh no. They’re so lazy.


I'd like to give the benefit of the doubt since they did do the Peter Jackson kong, but that was back in 2005 of course

Their TMNT lines have declined to near McDonalds Happy Meal qualities. Selling non-articulated, half painted lumps of plastic for full price.

I’m sure a tent pole blockbuster film would be different but you never know with these guys.
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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby LSD Jellyfish » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:26 pm

Due to legal rights, I doubt it would happen, but even if it was poor quality, I would kill for a bandai vinyl of the upcoming Kong. I realized I can't stand hard plastic toys for some reason.
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Postby Sonic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:27 pm

GuardianGhido wrote:
Orichalcum wrote:An SHMA of what? Whatever they do with fall into the MA category

Kong, his adult design to be more specific.

I don't this he will look any different now that he is an "adult".

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Re: The Merchandise Thread

Postby GFAN198423 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:08 am

I imagine Kong's changes will be similar to Godzilla, relatively simply, maybe beefier in muscle mass, some new scars, possibly some grey to his fur.


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