Cartoons, Toys

Hasbro’s SDCC Pinkie Pie and the Shrinkwrap Dilemma



From a certain point of view, Hasbro’s 2015 Comic-Con My Little Pony exclusive is in very collector-friendly packaging – a box designed to showcase the toy without your having to remove the figure to see and touch it.

From another, it is not, as the whole thing is shrink-wrapped, leaving the buyer unable to slip off the outer sleeve and see the contents.

What will Julia do? Her mom told her yesterday to go ahead and enjoy it. But she is sad that she can’t see the toy inside and might have to lessen its value to do so.

Let’s see what happens…

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist