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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
This has been scheduled many times for different events over the past years - it was last announced for an unspecified date for December. I think that Piers' opinion looks the most realistic - although there are no production problems, the company's approach to business definitely puts on the alert the various people with whom the company worked and tried to collaborate. They may be trying to resolve some issues regarding the licensing of this or that material intended for the book and the company may have already lost a part. To acquire, they must invest part of the money - but in this case the book will cost even more (which means that the circulation must be increased, which would contradict their statement that the book would be a limited edition - an obvious deception). Perhaps the main problem is that the company has already informed us that this book will supposedly be fully licensed and if we find out that this is not the case, it is actually the end for the company for such a big lie. Apparently they are afraid of this and it seems easier not to publish this book at all than to risk their status with the release of a semi-licensed book.



Umm, I agree, It is likely that the company no longer exists. In any case, the silence of the person behind this company is not good. There are people willing to wait for years for and they should know.

I rarely complain ó but Iím like Piers fundamentally disillusioned with Unstoppable.




so in your opinion, will it truly ever get to see the light of day, and a ' limited ' release ? or due to sheer production costs, licensing fees, etc..it never gets released, and ends up being a curious foot note in Avengers history ?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Umm, there are clearly some problems. Today I feel more and more that the company either trying to get out of a predictable "bankruptcy" or it no longer exists. This is already a very long pause.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Umm, there are clearly some problems. Today I feel more and more that the company either trying to get out of a predictable "bankruptcy" or it no longer exists. This is already a very long pause.


This seems to be how the company operates - long periods of silent, then a flurry of activity, then long periods of silence again. The only thing that's unusual this time is that the Avengers book was heavily promoted in Oct/Nov, then removed without any explanation at the last minute. I think the book will still see the light of day, but no idea when.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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denis rigg wrote:
Umm, there are clearly some problems. Today I feel more and more that the company either trying to get out of a predictable "bankruptcy" or it no longer exists. This is already a very long pause.


This seems to be how the company operates - long periods of silent, then a flurry of activity, then long periods of silence again. The only thing that's unusual this time is that the Avengers book was heavily promoted in Oct/Nov, then removed without any explanation at the last minute. I think the book will still see the light of day, but no idea when.


You're right, James, there were long pauses for the company before without any explanation, although not at such a point when some important item was promised with negotiations were already underway with potential clients to interest them. This time the Unstoppable exceeded all expectations. Disappear after repeated promises to people on Facebook that it will be in December (there were several transfers in December, but it was still promised that this release will be in the same month - even I believed this time and made a publication on Steedumbrella). A very mysterious disappearance - although I would not be surprised if, for example, the company appears in February, and, as if nothing had happened, will continue to work completely ignoring this pause.
And can just as easily imagine the following:
Question to the company:
- Is the release of the book about Honor Blackman still up-to-date or is there a problem with it?
Company:
- Of course, we still keep this in the foreground, since the interests of our clients are the main thing that we care about. Very Happy What did you think we forgot about it? Wink We are already at the very end of the end of the very last stage of preparation of this book Wink - we are ready to release it at any time Wink ... just a little thing - we have to talk with the contractors on one little nuance. Wink This is a matter of seconds. Wink
Moreover, soon we will announce a lot of surprises for you. For now, we can say the following that the book with Honor Blackman will be even larger, heavier, more rare pictures, and a lower price. Razz Trust in us - we do not disappoint our clients. We need time - we're sure you understand why.
With Love from Unstoppable.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't like to be a doom monger but I'm afraid the story told in this thread is all too familiar. Countless times over the years I have been disappointed by a promised book or disc that failed to materialise, losing money more than once.

Last year, having been let down by a well-known organisation that I thought I could trust, I resolved that I would never subscribe, crowd-fund or pre-order anything again.

I do hope this book eventually sees the light of day but I shall only be taking an interest when Amazon say they have it in stock.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ian Wegg wrote:
I don't like to be a doom monger but I'm afraid the story told in this thread is all too familiar. Countless times over the years I have been disappointed by a promised book or disc that failed to materialise, losing money more than once.

Last year, having been let down by a well-known organisation that I thought I could trust, I resolved that I would never subscribe, crowd-fund or pre-order anything again.

I do hope this book eventually sees the light of day but I shall only be taking an interest when Amazon say they have it in stock.


hear! hear ! I couldn't have stated it any better...In STOCK, indeed...
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Indeed, it is better to trust the source when you see the item of interest already in stock. It looks like if the book about Honor does come out, then it will be at a time when already only few really will wait for.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Indeed, it is better to trust the source when you see the item of interest already in stock. It looks like if the book about Honor does come out, then it will be at a time when already only few really will wait for.


if that's the case, depending on the production run and overall costs, they could be taking a huge bath......if it goes to press, I'll buy one...
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:

- Of course, we still keep this in the foreground, since the interests of our clients are the main thing that we care about. Very Happy What did you think we forgot about it? Wink We are already at the very end of the end of the very last stage of preparation of this book Wink - we are ready to release it at any time Wink ... just a little thing - we have to talk with the contractors on one little nuance. Wink This is a matter of seconds. Wink
Moreover, soon we will announce a lot of surprises for you. For now, we can say the following that the book with Honor Blackman will be even larger, heavier, more rare pictures, and a lower price. Razz Trust in us - we do not disappoint our clients. We need time - we're sure you understand why.
With Love from Unstoppable.
Maybe they should change their name... to "Stoppable".
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Frankymole wrote:
Maybe they should change their name... to "Stoppable".


This sounds more appropriate. The company had to come up with a better name initially. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pre-orders now open on the 28th March. I hope the book has better proofreading than their website:

"With only 300 hand signed editions which with hand signed editions from Ms. Honor Blackman, signed before her passing and only 200 numbered standard editions, available on a first come, first served basis."

"AUTOGRAPHED LIMITED EDTION" (sic)
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe this thread was a typo.

Instead of "Weighty" it should have been "Wait-y" Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Frankymole wrote:
Maybe this thread was a typo.

Instead of "Weighty" it should have been "Wait-y"



exactly.....snickering....whether or not, it finally sees the light of day, remains to be seen...I hope it comes out...
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mousemeat wrote:
Frankymole wrote:
Maybe this thread was a typo.

Instead of "Weighty" it should have been "Wait-y"


exactly.....snickering....whether or not, it finally sees the light of day, remains to be seen...I hope it comes out...


The first time I read the post that Honor Blackman book is planned for March this year now, I wanted like Frankie to write something as a joke - but in the end I decided to ignore it. All in all, Frankie well "conveyed" what some people on this forum think about the company's new plans (myself included). Wink
I would like to believe that the book will come out, but I am no longer intrigued by this knowing that the name of Unstoppable is under it.
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denis rigg wrote:
mousemeat wrote:
Frankymole wrote:
Maybe this thread was a typo.

Instead of "Weighty" it should have been "Wait-y"


exactly.....snickering....whether or not, it finally sees the light of day, remains to be seen...I hope it comes out...


The first time I read the post that Honor Blackman book is planned for March this year now, I wanted like Frankie to write something as a joke - but in the end I decided to ignore it. All in all, Frankie well "conveyed" what some people on this forum think about the company's new plans (myself included). Wink
I would like to believe that the book will come out, but I am no longer intrigued by this knowing that the name of Unstoppable is under it.



real simple. it comes out....or it doesn't. not rocket science. if it doesn't, the company could lose both money and face / respect ..down the line. myself, hope it comes out.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Today I suddenly remembered about our beloved company Unstoppable Cards and decided to see just for the sake of curiosity how things are going with Honor Blackman book - I am sure that anyone who reads this already guesses that the course of the company was very predictable, as always. Wink

So, get ready for "an entertainment show". Wink

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Unstoppable Cards - 28 March 2021
The Avengers - The Honor Blackman Years, Limited Edition Signed 1/300 Collectors Books will finally be available to Pre-Order on Sunday, April 25th and shipping from May 2nd.

(my comment: It seems the company loves that magic word "Finally". I already get used to it).

Unstoppable Cards
Pre-Order Essential on this rare release.

(my comment: as always, there are no details about the circulation and therefore it is difficult to say how rare it will be - advertising, advertising and advertising)

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Rajesh Shah
March 28th, April 18th or April 25th?

(my comment: and what is the planned year 2022 or 2023?) Very Happy

Unstoppable Cards
HI Rajesh, Apologies for the confusion, it is definitely April 25th and you are on a special invite list to make sure you know everything!

(my comment: curiously, so there is a specific list for people for whom the company apparently informs earlier than others regarding... um.. well.. the transfer of dates and changes in prices, circulation, content, etc. Very Happy Definitely, the company is doing some of these changes).

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Edie Hoffmann
How much do they say the cost of the book is?

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Ian Davey
good question. My email and comments are ignored, so I have no idea.


(my comment: here is the answer to the question regarding the fact that the company does not have a stable policy: "it is better to be silent than to explain something" - thinks Unstoppable)

However, silence in such important cases cannot be long and Unstoppable wrote:
prices to be announced shortly and youíre on the list

(my comment: Is this the robot's answer?)

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Hi Barrie, can you please add me as well? Thanks

Finish - silent.

P.S./ It's a right thing that I definitely didn't set aside the extra money to buy this Honor Blackman book in March with the feeling I'd better spend it on something more relevant to The Avengers.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
Today I suddenly remembered about our beloved company Unstoppable Cards and decided to see just for the sake of curiosity how things are going with Honor Blackman book - I am sure that anyone who reads this already guesses that the course of the company was very predictable, as always. Wink

So, get ready for "an entertainment show". Wink

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Unstoppable Cards - 28 March 2021
The Avengers - The Honor Blackman Years, Limited Edition Signed 1/300 Collectors Books will finally be available to Pre-Order on Sunday, April 25th and shipping from May 2nd.

(my comment: It seems the company loves that magic word "Finally". I already get used to it).

Unstoppable Cards
Pre-Order Essential on this rare release.

(my comment: as always, there are no details about the circulation and therefore it is difficult to say how rare it will be - advertising, advertising and advertising)

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Rajesh Shah
March 28th, April 18th or April 25th?

(my comment: and what is the planned year 2022 or 2023?) Very Happy

Unstoppable Cards
HI Rajesh, Apologies for the confusion, it is definitely April 25th and you are on a special invite list to make sure you know everything!

(my comment: curiously, so there is a specific list for people for whom the company apparently informs earlier than others regarding... um.. well.. the transfer of dates and changes in prices, circulation, content, etc. Very Happy Definitely, the company is doing some of these changes).

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Edie Hoffmann
How much do they say the cost of the book is?

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Ian Davey
good question. My email and comments are ignored, so I have no idea.


(my comment: here is the answer to the question regarding the fact that the company does not have a stable policy: "it is better to be silent than to explain something" - thinks Unstoppable)

However, silence in such important cases cannot be long and Unstoppable wrote:
prices to be announced shortly and youíre on the list

(my comment: Is this the robot's answer?)

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Hi Barrie, can you please add me as well? Thanks

Finish - silent.

P.S./ It's a right thing that I definitely didn't set aside the extra money to buy this Honor Blackman book in March with the feeling I'd better spend it on something more relevant to The Avengers.



LOL.....sheesh, sounds like another case of willie & the hand jive.....what a train wreck....hope it comes out, before I croak....
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So, the company has finally revealed details regarding the planned release of the Honor Blackman book.

https://unstoppablecards.com/2018_SECURE/

Prices range from £99 to £199 depending on "Pack" selection.

The book photographs are juicy, indeed. But it is not known how much rare material there, previously unseen to the public.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

denis rigg wrote:
So, the company has finally revealed details regarding the planned release of the Honor Blackman book.

https://unstoppablecards.com/2018_SECURE/

Prices range from £99 to £199 depending on "Pack" selection.

The book photographs are juicy, indeed. But it is not known how much rare material there, previously unseen to the public.


well....I'm believe it...when the book finally comes out...I hope the rare material..and overall design of it, is worth the price...they are asking
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's this "coupon" it refers to?
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