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 Post subject: DC and Marvel Zerboz mini-figures
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:36 am 
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Has anyone else seen these?... Marvel series 1 came out around Halloween, I think but I didn't pay much attention because I'm not much of a Marvel collector, but DC series 1 just showed up. The local Walmart has 2 gravity feed displays for each property hanging from the giant playball rack at the moment (fancy things they are, flashing LED with one figure on display behind the plastic window). Here are some pics I grabbed from eBay. Seems the Marvel series is 8 regular plus at least one rare (black Spidey, possibly more) and the DC box display shows 6 figures with 2 blacked-out with question marks (one apparently Justice Lords Superman).

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The interesting thing about these is that they're made by Treehouse Kids. I followed the web address on the wrapper (http://www.treehouse-kids.com) and there is nothing about these posted there. Just some games for the kids and a PDF of their toy catalog which consists almost completely of those 3 3/4" outdoors figures/playsets that Walmart and Bass Pro carries. Seems like such a departure from the types of merchandise they're known for selling (blind-box, licensed characters, mini-figures)


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:17 am 
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I saw the Marvel ones months ago and bought a couple just to see what was inside. For how small they are they actually look pretty good (sculpt and paint). I'll be looking for all the DC ones.


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:15 pm 
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I got a couple of the marvel ones in my Stocking for Christmas.


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:48 pm 
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I'm only missing 4 of the marvel ones, black suit spidey, the spidey in the same pose, iron man and red hulk. Rulk was the other rare figure. I haven't picked up the DC heroics yet.

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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:39 pm 
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I bought 10 of the DC ones with my kids today and I wrote down what each color had as we opened them:

3 yellows: all 3 were the Joker
2 reds: both were Batman [jumping pose]
2 blue: both were Batman [standing]
2 purple: both were Superman, one regular, and one justice lords
1 white: Martian Manhunter

If anyone else buys some, please post the breakdown, I'm curious. :D


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:35 pm 
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While I didn't keep track of who came out of what color, I have bought at least two of each color and I still don't have Martian Manhunter, the upward punch Superman or either of the chases (though I did screw up and grab a Marvel capsule by mistake in one purchase).


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:42 am 
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Okay... I managed to note what color orb had what figure from my latest purchase...

red- leaping Batman
green- Green Lantern
white- Flash (regular)
purple- Superman (left arm up)

...from my previous purchases (which I didn't note as I opened) I have the following orbs...

3- red
2- blue
2- yellow
2- white
2- green
1- purple

...and the following minis...

1- Superman (left arm up)
1- Batman (standing)
2- Joker
3- Batman (leaping)
2- Flash (regular)
2- Green Lantern
1- Wolverine (because I'm too stupid to check and make sure that I'm buying the proper brand when I get these things...)


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:06 am 
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Got six more and I'm happy to say that I've got all of the regular figures now. Here are the contents of each capsule I got on this round...

Red - Batman (leaping)
White - Martian Manhunter
Blue - Batman (standing)
Yellow - Joker
Green - Green Lantern
Purple - Superman (right arm raised)

Anybody know how "rare" the rare ones actually are?...


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:20 am 
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I love these! I just wish they were in gum ball machines instead of a gravity feed.


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 3:10 am 
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x, you nailed it, wish I would've paid attention to the colors from the start and I could've saved a little money... I went and got six more last week knowing that I just need the two "chase" figures I grabbed three white ones and three purple. With the whites I got 1 Flash and 2 MM, the purple got 2 right arm up Superman and 1 left arm up Superman. Picked up one more of each yesterday and got 1 MM and 1 right arm up Superman. Definately sorted by color:

Green - Green Lantern
Yellow - Joker
Blue - standing Batman
Red - leaping Batman
White - Flash, MM or Reverse Flash
Purple - right arm up Superman, left arm up Superman or Justice Lords Superman

Okay the Reverse Flash one is speculative, but basing that on x getting a JL Superman in a purple orb.

Hopefully very few more of the white and purple and I'll be done with batch one...


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 12:06 pm 
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THere are now Avengers ones of these as well-- smaller dump box-- (saw at the registers at TRU-- includes the norms-- plus Widow and Hawkeye as well..)

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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 4:58 am 
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A friend of mine picked up two each of white and purple for me: two more J'onns and one of each regular Superman... :(



stewbacca wrote:
THere are now Avengers ones of these as well-- smaller dump box-- (saw at the registers at TRU-- includes the norms-- plus Widow and Hawkeye as well..)


Are these orbs the same colors as the previous sets?... Just six pieces or did they show chases as well?...


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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Heroics mini-figures
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 12:52 pm 
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Jim_Abell wrote:
A friend of mine picked up two each of white and purple for me: two more J'onns and one of each regular Superman... :(



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THere are now Avengers ones of these as well-- smaller dump box-- (saw at the registers at TRU-- includes the norms-- plus Widow and Hawkeye as well..)


Are these orbs the same colors as the previous sets?... Just six pieces or did they show chases as well?...


Pretty sure they were the same colors-although I think they had different labels. - there were some "chases"-- I think one was loki and another was a different pose

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 Post subject: Re: DC and Marvel Zerboz mini-figures
PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:25 am 
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Don't know if anyone is still interested in these things, but the Walmart reset brought four gravity feeds to the aisle. One is generic soldiers in a box/bunker container with a figure and a small accessory or two in it, another is for Power Rangers and the last two are series 2 of both DC and Marvel. Haven't picked any up yet and I haven't looked very closely at the feeds, but I know the DC set has Robin (Tim, I think), Aquaman, Hawkman, Captain Marvel, Darkseid, Bizarro, Sinestro, Luthor, another Joker and Batman and at least one chase.

They've got a website now -- http://www.zerboz.com/index.html -- but the latest thing listed is the Avengers set. It mentions a Spider-Man playset, Avengers 3-pack and Dark Knight Rises on the Coming Soon page, anybody seen any of it?...


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