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Wow! Crossed eyes and all.When a group of us went to Universal CityWalk to see the opening of "TMNT", we went into one of the many shops there and found that THEY were selling "rip offs"-- I'd just seen those packages at Mikey's where Wes was talking about these ones he'd seen in N.Y. The box held I think a Raph as well as The Thing, Spiderman, Superman, and someone else.I guess it says a LOT if bootlegs exist, eh?That is actually rather cute. Crossed eyes and all.
I love knock-offs. And yes, you could build a pretty big collection of just bootleg figures if you wanted.Some are just like the originals but cheaper quality, while others are totally different sculpts and have a charm all their own like the Donatello pictured.
BOOTLEGS! Yeah!I know a couple collectors who take the TMNT bootlegs quite seriously and as a result have amazing collections of them. I laugh at the thought of some of them going, "Noooo!" to the pictures Dan posted on the official site on Friday. ;DA recent trip to China Town found me a Super True Hero Turtles toy truck and a fake Rubik's cube that is sealed to a card featuring horribly pixelated video game cover art. Thus the Rubik's cube is rated Teen and "Plays with up to 4 Players!" I reluctantly passed on the truck, but I did bring home the Rubik's cube. :)Most bootlegs are pretty awesome in their own special way.
Thanks Rose...that truck is great! You should have picked that up!
" I laugh at the thought of some of them going, "Noooo!" to the pictures Dan posted on the official site on Friday"Like me? I want those figures...damn!
Oh, it was very hard leaving China Town without that truck. But ultimately, the complete lack of surface area to keep such a large truck made my decision for me. Alas..
haha thats so cute and Don's my fave also.
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