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Mezco Makes Future Hiro Heroes Exclusive to the Chagrin of Mohinder Fans Everywhere

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Wondering why the hell Mezco hadn’t announced a Future Hiro figure from its three waves of Heroes figures or recently announced Toys “R” Us exclusives? Well, wonder no more: Mezco did indeed make one, and they’re going to make him exclusive to the San Diego Comic Con and their online store, according to ToyNewsI. If you’re not attending (or don’t want to deal with the uncertainty of fighting the SDCC crowds) you can pre-order him here for a mere $30.

But seriously, where’s the Mohinder love? As the greatest toy of 2008, you’d think Mezco would be churning out the variants and exclusives. Why, he could be wearing a different color sweater underneath his jacket, or have a slightly more confused expression on his face! He could come with a variant open man-purse! Do I have to do all the thinking for you, Mezco?

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.