OFFICIAL: Air Jordan IV “Thunder” 2012 Info

September 5th, 2012 by | 89 comments


—–ORIGINAL POST: September 5th, 2012——

air jordan iv thunder retro in 2012 1 OFFICIAL:  Air Jordan IV Thunder 2012 Info

There are a few Air Jordan colorways that you just don’t expect to ever get the retro treatment. All of the OG’s for instance are fair game, but the more limited and newer era pairs kinda come with the notion that it’s one and done as far as their release (save for a few of the more iconic ones, see: Air Jordan XI ‘Cool Grey’). Breaking that mold is the word that the Air Jordan IV ‘Thunder’ will be making its way back onto retail shelves in late 2012, likely doing so in limited numbers once again. Stick with Sneaker News for further info surrounding this surprising re-release and let us know us know if you think the Air Jordan IV ‘Thunder’ return is the signifier of a new day in which Retro+ colorways will be coming back with more regularity. Also, hit the jump with us for a look at a sample pair of this Air Jordan IV release that was floating around last fall.

air jordan iv thunder retro in 2012 2 OFFICIAL:  Air Jordan IV Thunder 2012 Info

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83 comments
rjmacaldo
rjmacaldo

thunder always comes with lightning. hoping those will drop too. i mean they have to if the thunders are coming out

DugLast
DugLast

Nice surprise. Autocop.

Koach_CartER
Koach_CartER

if they bringing these out there may be hope for the laneys next year.... but this is big news a serious curve ball no 1 saw this coming at all

hwalker84
hwalker84

I need this for Steelers games.

bunz
bunz

need that ridiculous jacket to come out too

Dutch7
Dutch7

Wow....I'm speechless.  These are a no doubter.  I gotta get my hands on a pair.  

Kev Loco
Kev Loco

This CANT be real! I HAVE to be dreaming! This shoe is already hard to find now a days unless your willing to pay a Bentley car note on a pair someone is free willing to give up but I cant believe it!

If Jordan starts retroing exclusives i will be the happiest guy ever (sneaker wise) but then again they will lose their exclusiveness so its a bittersweet feeling.

DynamiteDiscoDanny
DynamiteDiscoDanny

I'm excited. 2013 will be the best year. I honestly thought i would be a 70 yr old grandpa watching my grand kids rock these. Middle finger to them!

ABoog
ABoog

As long as they keep doing numbers, they will retro, re-retro and re-re-retro. So dont sweat if you cant cop the first time around folks, another is right around the corner

HenryAkinE
HenryAkinE

I fell like this won't actually happen. Just like the Grape/Laney pack 

Beatthatass27
Beatthatass27

RIP to the sneakergame , I probably cant even get these , cause young niggas out here buying whatever look good and reselling them twice or triple the price . come on I just wanna buy a pair straight up

a215m30
a215m30

The tounge tag is diff. Not hating

a215m30
a215m30

Fuck I'm not going to be as cool as I was when I rock my thunders iv from flight club lol

damruff
damruff

I really hope these do in fact release.

jrlemons3
jrlemons3

Never a fan of this particular IV colorway.  

DreamChaser
DreamChaser

Sick hopefully jb releases the oreos next

LiamLouis
LiamLouis

Oh sh*t. I have to get these early.

fly li
fly li

Siiick really need these now all they need to do is bring back toro 5s next year

dsuaveallday
dsuaveallday

Funny because I just said all these jordans would re-release in the Air Jordan retro Theme Day post. And people thought I was crazy. JB ain't keeping nothin exclusive anymore.

JManSam
JManSam

Damn I just watched an uncut demo of the last of us and I was like this day is good, but this makes today great. I'd heard a rumor a little while ago but this caught me completely by surprise

af1king414
af1king414

theses are a def cop. cant miss theses!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Air Steve
Air Steve

Yes finally a chance at em for less the 500

TheKid
TheKid

i want lightning

bbudron
bbudron

these are really hot,

 

JosephMoreira
JosephMoreira

omg i gotta get these but im already feeling the hypebeast in this one. 

NolanHayes
NolanHayes

IMO some Jordan's (i.e. these, mochas etc.) aren't meant to be retro'd, kinda like how they shouldn't bring back the nike air. keep OGs OGs and retros retros. One of the big draws to these shoes (not the upcoming retros) is that you shouldn't have another opportunity to cop them. 

CC221
CC221

 @Koach_CartER word,im still waiting on them to release the taxis!! i was expecting those ,still got hope.

Jakestarr17
Jakestarr17

@hwalker84 always nice to see some Pittsburgh sneakerheads

Kev Loco
Kev Loco

 @a215m30 Yeah i see it now! But I dont really care if it has a black Flight patch or a yellow Flight patch these are iconic none the less

TENDROCKS
TENDROCKS

 @Air Steve Less than $500, I think your talking about the lightning's. I haven't seen a pair of Thunder 4's go for under $1000.

morekicksthanyou
morekicksthanyou

 @TheKid of course you would youre that fag clown talkin stupid the other day ... a clown like you would think the wack ass lightnings are better smh ... fuckin clown

VaSneehed
VaSneehed

 @NolanHayes This guy right here holds both a Bachelors and MBA in Business and FAILS to see your point.  However, my nephew left his his violin upstairs and I'd be more than happy to grab it and play a tune for you.

ItsKentWong
ItsKentWong

 @NolanHayes Sorry but a buncha Nike/JB executives/accountants just fell off their chair laughing so hard they pissed themselves.

Koach_CartER
Koach_CartER

@CC221 man me 2 that's the 1 12 color way I realy wanted but you never know jb is holding no punches

fly li
fly li

@Fresh3000 @HenryAkinE but they are coming out with grapes and laneys next year

Air Steve
Air Steve

@TENDROCKS Yes but when they released due to the jacket the went for 500 online retail so if there 160 that would be the cheapest they have ever been

NolanHayes
NolanHayes

 @VaSneehed bringing them back takes away from what they are. they're limited as fuck for a reason. 

LadariusSimonton
LadariusSimonton

 @VaSneehed of course for now on JB will go by anniversaries releasing OG colorways for sure and few new ones. grapes wuz and so wuz the black metallics

erickwright21
erickwright21

@morekicksthanyou @dsuaveallday That's funny if anyone does pays those prices but no I pay retail, I personal don't like this color, so chill with the negative comment I was just saying how I felt

Kev Loco
Kev Loco

 @NolanHayes  I understand what your saying by they're limited but some people either were unlucky, didn't have the money or just didn't have the time to get these sneakers! And if these do come out these will be a great second chance for people like me who really want this sneaker without having to pay over 1,000 for a pair! Plus it's not like they will put these out as a General Release so relax brodi. So they will still be limited just Jordan Brand might add a few more on the market.

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