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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels "Spark of Rebellion"
« on: October 8, 2014, 09:35 AM »
Hi Nicklab, I havenīt seen aliens, but indeed lots of influences from major films are soon to be unveiled.

Perhaps the narrative of the series will get even more complex as the animation team explores the sources
from drafts and also EU.

I think for Kallus survival and similar situations (a guy holding from a column, a broken wall in a vacuum tempest)
there lack details, and maybe one of them could be the use of a repulsor lift device inside their belts.

SW never needed to explain technology, cause always the movies accepted it for granted, but
in times of realism in cinema, they could give a glimpse on that. Cheers :)


TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels "Spark of Rebellion"
« on: October 6, 2014, 11:51 PM »
I liked how they showed the interior of the star destroyer.

And they explore the perils of space travels like the scene of descompression where some
stormies and personal were swallow by space.

Kallus survived that and another risk clinging over the abyss.

As these scenes are fast,a nd for kids, they donīt tell us much on "how the agent managed to survive", but is
like a bit of information about what is consider in the imperial survival training.

Power of the Force 2 / Re: POTF2 Recent Purchases
« on: October 1, 2014, 09:30 PM »
This afternoon I picked up Sote POTF2 Luke Skywalker in imperial guard disguise. Sealed.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: Recent purchases
« on: September 26, 2014, 08:52 PM »
Picked up today the tbs # 24 snowtrooper commander at Juaneco Toys.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: Recent purchases
« on: September 18, 2014, 04:41 PM »
Got TBS #21 Luke Skywalker (dagobah training) a neat figure without the "baldness effect".

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: Wanted corrected carry forwards
« on: September 11, 2014, 07:16 PM »
Thanks for comment Jesse, I liked your post.

I watched some clips reviews and if my eye does not fail....
seems there are 2 versions of that #21 Luke from Dagobah.

The one without wrong paintjob on hair could come with
a darker tone of it (more closed effect of painting)

while the semi bald is more orange-light brown.

Best wishes :)

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Wanted corrected carry forwards
« on: September 5, 2014, 09:13 PM »
Hi collectors

We have seen at black series some corrections of past line, like the Dak Ralter tvc into tbs getting his darker boots.
The TBS #21 Luke Skywalker (dagobah training) could perhaps get the correction of the current irregular hair paintjob and darker boots to differentiate them from the pants.

I checked at this blog, one unit of this figure which spots almost complete brown paint on the hair.

Maybe tvc dagobah landing Luke could get longer legs to deal with his arms.

I thought I could buy one Dagobah Luke like the one on the quoted blog, but at a mall,
in my country, after visiting 2 shops, both units presented the premature baldness issue,
which is really disgusting.

Which figures will you buy if Hasbro corrects errors in upcoming carry forwards?

Do you think is more likely to correct paintjobs rather than sculpts?

Thanks for your attention.

TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Coming Fall 2014
« on: August 25, 2014, 03:01 PM »
Today watched "Entanglement" short:

-The tie fighter pilot sans helmet looked like the TSC imperial gunnerīs face.  :)

-For the plot, the production team must determine "the range of wave explosin" of a TIE fighter (troopers survive)

-The foretold oppression of the empire touches a very domestic sphere: soldiers persecuting ambulant fruit sellers.
Maybe it turn into how they conquest a planet (like mandalor from cw) but until that, the oppressed ughanut is only an emotional leit motiv for a poor harmless guy, cause he doesnīt provide more background of that status quo.

-Zeb is a blend of bodyguard and bouncer, if he is intended to provide a "Chewie role", with the plus of his speech,
must say that the wookie on OT was more expressive in gestes and actions.

-Seems animation colour is a bit brighter than CW, due to that sunny desert but also because production line wants a less sombre

TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Coming Fall 2014
« on: August 18, 2014, 10:42 AM »
About Sabine mandalorian girl in art attack: it looks like an operation from a video game (sabotage),
but the actions are being trying to be justified; moments before a stormtrooper abused a civilian.

This is for kids, all right, but it is appealing for interest in adults too, cause Disney has looked at artistic motivation.
In a guerrilla campaing, rebels could live solitary lives, and so thus art is their main company.

Art attack is a blink to the contemporary street art, also represents the imaginary against the establishment.

Canīt critic this, for me is acceptable, but not excelent yet.

This is for kids, again, and we are adults, 35 years after we watch an activist artist in rebel lines, wish to listen the speech of a poet soon. (If check OT databank, Teebo was an ewok poet).

Today I look at the Ree Yees pics on JTA site, it is clearly the best sculpt:
cause his hands are not so much smaller than his head.

Only missing in this version: the silver belt buckle sculpt
and the two colours boot deco from 1983 vintage interpretation.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 26, 2014, 08:46 PM »
The mission series: Wicket and scout are a blend of old and new design, with most effort of paint job done on the ewok than on the trooper.

The scout ressembles in his limbs the vintage 1983 figure, with the adittion of grey mouth.

I see the rebels at at driver has the points on jaws mask for the fisrt time on a 3.75 interpretation. In some photos those pins of his helmet look silver, which is more character accurate. I wish not to wait until december to pick it and compare it with my poft2 at at driver.

Finally, we are now some basic paint jobs are due to crisis and cheap line, but this is a unique chance of new 5poa sculpts, so letīs imagine what would happen if they have painted all them the wasy hasbro kenner did with its POTF2 line.

As SL snowtrooper, stormie, biker and at at driver the modeling is fair for scale, but the lack of detail in paintjob gives the sensation that we are looking at black and white photos.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 26, 2014, 08:40 AM »
About the 3.75 new Black Series:

-Leia Yavin offers the slimmest sculpt and best face sculpture, the rubor on her cheeks depicts here as a cute young lady.

Wish Hasbro wonīt altere so much the paint job for this figure till they get her into shelves.

-The clones Rex and Doom are nice too, wish they have removable helmets and paintes soles on shoes.

-Ducth Vander updates face and helmet but omit some details on left arm: the patch over glove and cilindres are plain orange scult; while Hoth Wedge looks with updated painted gloves for an reussed body.

- Dagobah Vader, the  Luke head is more appropriated for a toy cause is on a neutral expression, in contrast to the potj version wich spotted a rictus of death.

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 4
« on: February 16, 2014, 12:09 PM »
This is the best Dagobah fatigues Luke Skywalker so far.

A desirable sculpt (Yoda, Luke, Snowtrooper) to bear in mind for the future black series line.

The Wampa attack Luke is a running change, they must have had made a head without hat and sans scars.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
« on: February 16, 2014, 12:01 PM »
Umm, so Zev was inspired in Mc Quarrie Chewie, I thought it was developped on the basis of The Star Wars lizard Solo.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars: Rebels - Class II Vehicles
« on: February 16, 2014, 12:00 PM »
Perhaps they are going to launch a realistic AT-DP in the near future to fit saga legends, tvc and black series.

It has a cool design, looks likely several versions will be offer as there were with the personal walker por ep iii and clone wars. (animated and realistic)

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