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Rescue Doc!

While the forums related to such things have led me to believe that not a small number of collectors were more than happy to purchase duplicates of the GI Joe 25th Anniversary comic 2-packs, in order to get their 6 proofs of purchase early, it was only with the discovery of wave 3 that the Preserve legitimately hit that mark. As was mentioned previously, Hasbro's release schedule of the comic packs was somewhat nefarious, with a total of 5 packs in the first two waves. In order to mail away to 'Rescue Doc' required either a duplicate purchase within those first two waves, or an inordinate amount of frugality and patience to tally up the required 6 stickers. The concern, of course, is that the Doc figures are limited, and all eyes are turned to this series lately. Well, in the mail today goes the victoriously completed form!


Now, we wait. The best part of mail-aways is that it takes so long, you are almost guaranteed to have forgotten about it when it eventually arrives! The figure is not supposed to start shipping until the beginning of May, so with all that water under the bridge I'm quite certain that the mysterious, small Hasbro box which will hopefully arrive in early June will be met with initial surprise and wonderment, which rapidly transforms into excitement and photographic frenzy!
 
A quick eBay watch for today - sadly the auction has ended, but looking at the pictures is like a treasure hunt! I think we all will identify different subsets of the figures present, and the mind reels at the potential in that set. While it's hard to see which figures might be complete, the mysterious bag of weapons and parts holds such promise for the winning bidder!
Posted by charlie on February 10th 2008
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