Playmates Toys 6" TMNT Classic Collection Triceraton And Shredder Figures In-Hand Images

by Jay Cochran
August 18, 2021
Derek has gotten his hands on the new Playmates Toys 6" Classic Collection Triceraton And Shredder figures and posted in-hand images of the two. Shredder will be released in a 2-pack with Donatello and Triceraton will be released in a 2-pack with Raphael. The two turtle figures are re-releases from a few years ago.



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JayC - 2021-10-18 @ 2:37 pm
On 10/17/2021 at 10:16 AM, JayC said:

Earlier this month we showed you the official images for the first two 6" TMNT Vs Cobra Kai 2-Packs from Playmates Toys which included Michelangelo vs Danny Larusso and Donatello vs Johnny Lawrence.Well now we have the official images for the two remaining sets being released which includes Leonardo vs Miguel and Raphael vs John Kreese. Look for these two sets to hit Target stores soon.

UPDATE: These are available on Amazon.com now as well. Make sure you select Amazon and not second party sellers.

MagnaPrime - 2021-10-18 @ 2:41 am

Okay I'm glad someone else was able to explain what was up. I still have the blimp and glider, minus a couple accessories, and this just didn't look at all like mine.

Roadpigmaster - 2021-10-17 @ 3:42 pm
1 hour ago, JayC said:

Earlier this month we showed you the official images for the first two 6" TMNT Vs Cobra Kai 2-Packs from Playmates Toys which included Michelangelo vs Danny Larusso and Donatello vs Johnny Lawrence.Well now we have the official images for the two remaining sets being released which includes Leonardo vs Miguel and Raphael vs John Kreese. Look for these two sets to hit Target stores soon.

I certainly like the figures of Karate Kid because they look WAY better from the 80s figures...???

JayC - 2021-10-17 @ 2:16 pm

Earlier this month we showed you the official images for the first two 6" TMNT Vs Cobra Kai 2-Packs from Playmates Toys which included Michelangelo vs Danny Larusso and Donatello vs Johnny Lawrence.Well now we have the official images for the two remaining sets being released which includes Leonardo vs Miguel and Raphael vs John Kreese. Look for these two sets to hit Target stores soon.

Batman1701 - 2021-10-17 @ 7:33 am

Seriously, I mean it, HOLY $#!+ is this a scam!!

Taking out the bombs, I can . . . ALMOST get. "No bomb toys for kids" is moronic, overprotective, nanny-state, "THINK OF DA CHILDWEN!!1!" BS (not like there aren't PLENTY of toys with bombs and missiles and military weapons), and it's ESPECIALLY stupid when this is a line SPECIFICALLY targeting the nostalgia market, aimed at older people who grew up with the original toys and maybe want to replace damaged or lost pieces, or want to share that classic experience with their kids, BUT . . . I at least get it. Fine, no bombs.

And no bombs means you gotta change the box art, move some stuff around so they aren't throwing bombs, cool, makes sense. "Get 'em!" is a uncreative, slack-@$$ writing as a line replacement, but whatever.

But to completely redraw the original box art to replace the old glider with the new one? To deliberately attempt to erase the memory of the old toy by implicitly saying "no no, it's the same thing, look, just like you remember, original art and everything!" like they didn't just toss you a phony imitation of the classic piece? And then to officially call it a "retro reissue" like it's the same toy you remember from the 1980s, and not a developed-30-some-years-later, lower quality copycat from a different series? Essentially a KNOCKOFF of the classic toy you ACTUALLY wanted?

That's not just lazy and cheap, and it's not just insulting to the retro collectors' intelligence, IT'S @#$%ING BAIT AND SWITCH.

Batman1701 - 2021-10-17 @ 5:29 am

Wait.

Wait a minute.

WAIT A @#$%ING MINUTE.

THAT. IS. NOT. THE. TURTLE BLIMP!!

Or rather, that is not the GLIDER from the original Turtle Blimp. THAT is the glider from TB toy released for the 2012 CGI cartoon!

As seen in the image below, the classic glider had upper wings that clipped to the balloon, and lower wings with engines on the side beneath the pilot seat. It looked . . . well, a LOT like the blimp from the original cartoon.

THIS ISN'T A TRUE RERELEASE!! The only rerelease of the original toy is the balloon. The glider? That's just a crappy reissue from less than a decade ago.

What kind of lazy, half-@$$, cobbled together bull$#!+ is THIS?!? Constant reissues and lazy reuse are one thing, but HALF a reissue? That's an ENTIRELY new low, Playmates!! WTELF!!????

Batman1701 - 2021-10-17 @ 5:15 am

Okay, not gonna lie . . . the blimp? THAT is something I might pick up.

Mostly because I think it could EASILY be modded/customized into a cartoon-accurate rendition, for use with the NECA TMNT.

Roadpigmaster - 2021-10-16 @ 11:43 pm

Wow, I don't mind buying that blimp and put it to fly in my garage... Hooking up a screw in the ceiling and some nylon!??

andoy24 - 2021-10-16 @ 11:11 pm

Wow, i remember when i was a kid..you are one of the coolest kid in town when you have this blimp

JayC - 2021-10-16 @ 10:04 pm

Shown below are the official images for the new TMNT Retro Turtle Blimp Reissue from Playmates Toys. The cost is $34.97. This has been available on Walmart's website off and on today but is currently listed as sold out.

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