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I'm not a big fan of the bug, but I like the minifigs.​

Agreed. Mini figs are pretty slick.

Anyone think these sets out now will have any extra value if it does come back there is a flaw with the initial production?

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Alpinemaps    10,579
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Ok. In that case I couldn't imagine the early version to be more valuable. At least _I_ wouldn't pay more for a less stable version with less pieces.

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Alpinemaps    10,579

Well, it looks like they're thinking they've already been QC'd and fixed anywhere, so if any of them are out in the wild already, they've already been fixed.  I guess the difference was in the review version vs the final version that hit the street.

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Ok. In that case I couldn't imagine the early version to be more valuable. At least _I_ wouldn't pay more for a less stable version with less pieces.

​Definitely would not want to build the incomplete, less piece set. However, if more pieces and a new box will be produced and distributed, I would want to have one of the first few boxes with the lessor pieces. Those "error" sets, just like baseball cards with errors, or even beanie babies with errors, could be a rare find, depending on how many hit the shelves already.

Or, there is the other side where they are already fixed, and I'm here just talking about nothing . . .  

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gregpj    5,366

​Definitely would not want to build the incomplete, less piece set. However, if more pieces and a new box will be produced and distributed, I would want to have one of the first few boxes with the lessor pieces. Those "error" sets, just like baseball cards with errors, or even beanie babies with errors, could be a rare find, depending on how many hit the shelves already.

Or, there is the other side where they are already fixed, and I'm here just talking about nothing . . .  

​Early Deloreans had a mis-spelled "Flux Capacitor" tile and they have been forgotten about... The Shuttle Adventure set (10213) had build problems and was re-released as Shuttle Expedition (10231) and the "fixed" version sells for quite a bit more (20% or so more).

The "error" set in Lego generally doesn't mean squat.

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gregpj    5,366

Looks like noone cares about Artic vs Arctic Batman either

​I just can't think of a reason why they would either? The rarity of a baseball card is what made them valuable.... For a LEGO set, once you've cracked those seals and built it, nobody's going to care if the box had a typo and in this case, people will probably appreciate the build that works better.

I imagine a few odd ducks out there will probably try to acquire both, but since most people buy to build, it's what's on the inside that counts. :)

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WTL    14

I got one at Toys R Us today and the clerk tried to ring it through and the computer said it wasn't supposed to go on sale until 6/21.  He called a manager over and she said they couldn't sell it but then swiped her badge and put it through for me.

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@rtisan    468

For $20USD/$25CDN, it`s solid. You get 3 printed minifgures and a good looking bug and catapult. I`m more into vehicles at this price point (Doc Oc Heist, Spiderman Chase, Arctic Batman, etc.) but this certainly is pretty good for what it is. Though I know absolutely nothing about Ant Man haha. 

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cladner    3,263

Not sure why but this set seems extremely difficult to come by.  Out of stock for ordering at target and walmart and amazon.  The movie isn't even out yet and I haven't even caught a whiff of ant-man hype.  I've snagged a few at a local walmart in case there's  some QFLL but i saved my receipts.

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26 minutes ago, Jules_K said:

This set flashed to "Call To Check Availability" at SAH EU last night, it's back to "Available Now" again. I think this could disappear at any time.

Showing sold out for me now!

Not sure what demand is like, but seeing as it never made it to retail it could do well. 

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