SDCC 2012 - Linkin Park Soundwave Will be Sold Through Band Affiliate Store and Hobby Channels

The Linkin Park Soundwave exclusive that was revealed yesterday at the Transformers Brand Panel at San Diego Comic Con 2012 will be sold through the band's affiliate store additional hobby channels, Hasbro tells us in an interview.


When asked about the distribution channels for the figure that is limited to 2000 pieces, Jerry Jivoin tells Tformers that a "limited quantity" will be sold through Suru, a shop owned by band member Joe Hahn located in Los Angeles as well as "hobby channels," where agreements are still being worked on.

The figure has a special paint scheme that will include four (4) cassettes, a two-tone solid gold color deco (a.k.a. bling paint scheme) that is limited to 2000.

The cassette door in the unique boombox packaging holds a removable mix tape that acts as a certificate of authenticity.

A release date is unannounced at this time.

Enjoy images in the gallery and read about all of the company's Transformers announcements in our Brand Panel report.

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puma 2012-07-20 @ 3:55 pm

the kids of today and the future collectors of tomorrow! Don't frustrate them now! i'll need someone to sell my collection to in 40 years!!!

Hellscream85 2012-07-20 @ 3:41 pm

It would sell if they didn't clog so many damned Bumblebees on the shelves and put, say, Vehicons up :redface

 

TF might sell itself, but it'd sell a hell of a lot better if Hasbro put more compassion into it and stopped being lazy.

And remember that the kiddies are collectors too, and in fact DO want every figure in the assortment!

Blitz-Wing 2012-07-20 @ 3:35 pm

I don't pay attention to GI Joe :P

Breaker 2012-07-20 @ 3:17 pm

It would sell if they didn't clog so many damned Bumblebees on the shelves and put, say, Vehicons up :redface

 

TF might sell itself, but it'd sell a hell of a lot better if Hasbro put more compassion into it and stopped being lazy.

 

Think about how bad the JOE fans must be feeling right about now.

Blitz-Wing 2012-07-20 @ 2:08 pm

It would sell if they didn't clog so many damned Bumblebees on the shelves and put, say, Vehicons up :redface

 

TF might sell itself, but it'd sell a hell of a lot better if Hasbro put more compassion into it and stopped being lazy.

formerly nortagem 2012-07-20 @ 6:18 am

TBH, I think Hasbro is busier nurturing other "more successful" lines as a priority, and treating the TF line as second rate.

 

Yes, you can throw your tomatoes at me now :run

 

I think it is more of Hasbro knowing that Transformers will sell regardless, so they don't worry about it much, or care about the product

 

I kinda thought Transformers IS one of the "more successful" lines Hasbro has.

 

it is one of the top selling lines of all time

I think you're right on both accounts.

Lord_Onslaught 2012-07-20 @ 5:46 am

TBH, I think Hasbro is busier nurturing other "more successful" lines as a priority, and treating the TF line as second rate.

 

Yes, you can throw your tomatoes at me now :run

 

I think it is more of Hasbro knowing that Transformers will sell regardless, so they don't worry about it much, or care about the product

 

I kinda thought Transformers IS one of the "more successful" lines Hasbro has.

 

it is one of the top selling lines of all time

Jason X 2012-07-19 @ 11:03 pm

Yeah, well awesome doesn't have an off season (this I know from years of personal experience) so they need to step it up!

robo_rob 2012-07-19 @ 4:15 am

It is.

Shadowpanther 2012-07-19 @ 2:28 am

I kinda thought Transformers IS one of the "more successful" lines Hasbro has.

 

imho,

 

I also figured the same thing.

 

Perhaps the marvel super heroes toys hasbro sells makes decent profits.

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