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    Ideas for Power-Con Exclusives (Toys)

    Perhaps a thread like this already exists (and if so, I'm sorry!). But I was thinking after receiving another set of snake men yesterday that Matty really should give PowerCon an exclusive available only there (and through the org for those who can't make it to the con, like me!). Why don't we come up with some ideas?

    To improve chances of it happening let's agree on some parameters:

    1. Must be a character that is incidental and won't be missed by any except hard-core completists if they can't get it.
    2. Must be 90-95% existing tooling.


    My suggestion is a recolored pack of snakemen army builders (red and green, blue and purple, whatever).
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    More Snakemen are always good for us and cheap for Mattel. Some new heads for the Palace Guards would be nice, too...

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    If Power-Con ever gets its own exclusives, it would be the perfect place to offer the mini-comic variants that some people are always asking about.
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    I think it would be the perfect place to get an ILLUMINA and SLEETAH two-pack, seeing as they have a connection to the fan-base and Val, Emiliano etc...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    If Power-Con ever gets its own exclusives, it would be the perfect place to offer the mini-comic variants that some people are always asking about.
    THIS....SO MUCH THIS.

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    Not gonna happen... at least not yet methinks...
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    I'm assuming that you would need thousands upon thousands of attendees to have a possible exclusive as even out of all of those people you'd have to factor that not every one would even buy it.

    That said, I was under the impression that Power Con while I'm sure fairly popular does it really get that many people to warrant an exclusive?

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    I support the idea of Illumina as the perfect PC exclusive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slave2Evil_Lyn View Post
    I support the idea of Illumina as the perfect PC exclusive.
    If they've got a convention budget might as well throw Sleetah in and make it a 2-pack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
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    If I understand correctly, then GI Joe club had exclusives that were official type custom figures or something like that. There are companies that do this for Hot Wheels as well. I cant recall the name they give them though. I would say if Mattel were so inclined, that they sell off existing stock, such as extra Snake Men and then allow either a customizer add customized weapons or armor, or simply just repaint the existing buck and then sell as an exclusive. They can discount the price for the Con, so they can still make a profit to customize it, but have it be official Mattel product. I could go for that.

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    DC Comics ('80s) Prince Adam with the blue vest, on his own card w/bio and a new accessory of some sort.

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    Anything that conventionally would not be good sub bait, but a smaller run at a higher pricepoint would be fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orbles View Post
    If I understand correctly, then GI Joe club had exclusives that were official type custom figures or something like that.
    The G.I.Joe Collector's Club is a licensed Hasbro affiliate, and their figures are produced at their expense using Hasbro molds and factories. They essentially produce full-quality Hasbro-level figures, but the expenses are taken on by them, and the profits are theirs, if there are any to reap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimPansen View Post
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    Illumina and Sleetah would make the most sense.

    If not a Power-Con/Org exclusive, perhaps a traveling exclusive offered at Power-Con before anywhere else.
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    this is where they should release OoLarr or whatever his name is.

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    I don't know if there's any support for this, but I want a Battle Lion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benedict Judas Hel View Post
    The Warrior in Yellow! Straight up Prince Adam repaint with maybe a rope accessory...

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    Oh hell yeah, It's on. I would want that.
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    I think if anyone here can get Mattel to do anything that would Rock.

    I got it!

    How about an exclusive PowerCon Action figure weapon!
    That would be badass and probably a lot cheaper, maybe more feasible to get Mattel to do especially being the first exclusive. Just an Idea

    I want one already!
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