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#1 Faefrost

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:42 AM

I just got a notice from Amazon.com. They cancelled my pre-order for the Batman Visual Guide due to "lack of availability"? Apparently they will not be getting enough to meet current pre-orders? (and heck I put in my pre-order when it was announced in June).

Has anyone else encountered this?
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#2 Oky

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:13 AM

Odd. I didn't get such a notice, and I ordered mine only about a month ago. Maybe it depends on where you live?
Not surprised that they're having trouble meeting demands though. Batman is quite popular at the moment, and the book comes with an awesome minifig.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:17 AM

I preordered mine last week from Target.com

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 03:38 AM

That's weird, you should try pre-ordering it elsewhere.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:25 AM

I have had preorders cancelled previously. The stuff ends up in stock and selling. If it has been on preorder for a while, about 3 months.
So try again is my option. Or better try somewhere else.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:25 AM

If its anything like the Star Wars visual dictionary surly they will come back into stock by the thousands. Just recently I have seen the first SW VD with Luke again on the shelf at my local shops here in Australia along side the Character dictionary with the ceremonial Han. You will unfortunately have to be patient.
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#7 Dervish

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 02:49 PM

Just got a e-mail from amazon.co.uk that my batman visual dictionary (and few others) have just been shipped to me :)
10.55 GBP was the price with my local VAT.

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 01:21 PM

View PostDervish, on 03 September 2012 - 02:49 PM, said:

Just got a e-mail from amazon.co.uk that my batman visual dictionary (and few others) have just been shipped to me :)
10.55 GBP was the price with my local VAT.

Same ere :)
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#9 Dervish

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 09:02 PM

View PostHammerstein NWC, on 11 September 2012 - 01:21 PM, said:

Same ere :)

Oh yeah, and mine arrived yesterday..
The electro suit batman is almost perfect, too bad the "helmet" sits way too low to show the mouth on the figs head..

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Posted 11 September 2012 - 09:23 PM

View PostDervish, on 11 September 2012 - 09:02 PM, said:

Oh yeah, and mine arrived yesterday..
The electro suit batman is almost perfect, too bad the "helmet" sits way too low to show the mouth on the figs head..

Is that b/c it's the Dark Knight helmet and not the original one?

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 08:13 PM

View PostGooker1, on 11 September 2012 - 09:23 PM, said:

Is that b/c it's the Dark Knight helmet and not the original one?

I can't answer to that as I don't know the differences, and have not yet read the book.
But here are some quick close-ups of the 2 diffirent faces, chest printing and the "helmet".
http://www.partanen....ctrosuit_batman

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 11:52 PM

View PostDervish, on 12 September 2012 - 08:13 PM, said:

I can't answer to that as I don't know the differences, and have not yet read the book.
But here are some quick close-ups of the 2 diffirent faces, chest printing and the "helmet".
http://www.partanen....ctrosuit_batman

It definitely looks like the Dark Knight Cowl.  I should get the book tomorrow, so I'm excited to see it!

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 09:39 PM

View PostGooker1, on 11 September 2012 - 09:23 PM, said:

Is that b/c it's the Dark Knight helmet and not the original one?

I'm wondering if it was planned or spaced to have a neck connector in place for a backpack? That would force the cowl to sit just a tad higher.
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Posted 18 September 2012 - 08:01 PM

I can't post the link because I'm a newbie. However I just came across a deal on hotukdeals.com, for the visual dictionary for £6.99. The deal is via "the book people". You can also use the code OFFERSEP for free delivery.

Hopefully this is of use to some people.



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