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The Vintage Collection / Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« on: February 20, 2011, 10:06 PM »
I'll still stick with WM though for a while.  They seem to be sticking with MSRP's.

TVC $8.96 at WM now around here...

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« on: February 20, 2011, 10:01 PM »
Some interesting news out of

"There will be multiple versions of Savage coming out with different outfits.  There will be multiple figures from the last two story arcs [The Night Sisters and The Mortis Trilogy]."

Hell yes.

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: February 18, 2011, 01:36 PM »
I was thinking of a young Han, but older Han supposedly saves Chewie from Imperial slavery. But you never know with Lucas changing things here and there. I guess Chewie and Tarkin will be in the same arc.

Chewie is actually part of the 2 part finale season airing April 1st I believe. Tarkin is part of the new arc that begins tonight. Maybe he will show up as a semi-recurring character though, that would make sense.

The Bullpen / Re: 2011/2012 Marvel Legends
« on: February 18, 2011, 10:32 AM »
I dabbled briefly with this line just to grab the Judge Dredd stuff, which was amazing. I really hope they offer up a few more of those in this latest carnation. Judge Anderson would be nice, and the rest of the "Death Judges".

Cousin Jeffrey must be devastated.  :P

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: February 18, 2011, 08:26 AM »
Hmmm...Chewbacca? I think they need to be careful about dragging in too many of the OT/PT characters, they've kind of gone overboard this season. It's a nice touch, but like celebrity guest voices on the Simpsons, best if done infrequently.

Still, I'd buy an animated Chewie in a heartbeat. Ditto Tarkin.

Psyched for "The Citadel"!

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: CW Deluxe Figure & Vehicle Line
« on: February 17, 2011, 12:31 PM »
The BARC w/Clone Trooper Jesse deluxe set was In Stock on EE yesterday for a few hours. By the time I was ready to place my order after work, they were gone again.  ::)

I now realize there is no longer any margin of error with this thing.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Boba Fett Mail-Away Offer?
« on: February 17, 2011, 09:29 AM »
Got my second and final one yesterday...package arrived in pristine condition. Thanks Hasbro!

I'll miss the mail-away joy this year.

The Vintage Collection / Re: How Much is Too Much?
« on: February 16, 2011, 09:12 AM »
I'm still on board no matter what, but I would prefer not to see any more waves with 4 new mid-size vehicles like we got last year in the TCW line. That was a pricey pill to swallow.

At least with the Vintage line, it's mainly just figures for this year.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Wave 22 (Spring 2011 Wave 3)
« on: February 16, 2011, 09:06 AM »
I hope Barriss Offee is really Articulated.

I think you might be disappointed, apparently she has no ankles.

Luckily this is not something I care about too much, but it does open the door for them to upgrade in the future.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Jedi Turbo Speeder
« on: February 15, 2011, 10:35 PM »
I got this in the mail today from HTS. The package was freaking mint, much better condition than the Gunship or Tri-Fighter when they arrived.

I wish I could post a lot of details about what a sweet vehicle it is, because it does seem to have a lot of cool play functionality, but it's staying MISB.  ;D

I hear it has popped back up on HTS In Stock once or twice since the initial offering, so it might be worth keeping an eye out for.

The Bullpen / Re: Thor: The Toys!
« on: February 14, 2011, 11:25 PM »
Anyone know who the red beareded guy with the axe is? 


Freaking Hollywood...glad to see they made an effort to stay true to the original artist' vision.  ::)

The Vintage Collection / Re: Boba Fett Mail-Away Offer?
« on: February 14, 2011, 11:14 PM »
Glad to hear these are shipping again...I am still waiting on my second and final one to arrive.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Target Clone Wars Geonosis 2-Packs
« on: February 14, 2011, 11:08 PM »
Picked these both up today, courtesy of ye olde DCPI mind trick. Thanks for the tip! Gotta love cracking open a fresh case.

Haven't had time to look them over closely yet but my general impression is they are both outstanding efforts, like everything they have produced from the Geonosis arc.

These can't hit clearance fast enough as I would like at least 1-2 more of each for openers.

Hey Hasbro! / Re: CIS Super Tank.
« on: February 14, 2011, 03:24 PM »
I'd love to see the Super-Tank done too, but I'll admit it's not the most exciting vehicle in the world.

The Jedi T-6 shuttle is next up on my most wanted list, that thing has tons of play potential.

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