Update: This is a false alarm as forum member doodlebird reports that its showing up as Series 4.
According to their store/inventory checker, some stores in Target are now carrying LEGO Series 7 Minifigures (8831). If your stores do happen to carry them and you managed to find them instores, let us know! Thanks to forum member UnknownUser for the news.
LEGO Minifigures Series 7 (8831)