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Messages - McMetal

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I love the shadow stuff. I'm in for a few of these.

Me too! 

I know it's not everyone's cup of tea but if they have to do mix in repaints I am happy enough they went with these.

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The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series 2015 Wave 1
« on: July 26, 2014, 12:15 PM »
I still wonder if C-3PO will end up being the jedi-Con exclusive and maybe they stick the Emperor in this slot instead? It seems crazy to release a main character as an exclusive, but they could always go the Boba Fett route I guess and throw in some extra swag before the inevitable mainline release.

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Thanks a lot brother, I was able to score one of these on the way home from work today! He definitely looks cool,  looking forward to trying out the glowing feature tonight. I was hoping for more of a traditional fluorescent green rather than the blue accents, but I guess blue fits better with the character.

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The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 4
« on: July 25, 2014, 09:58 PM »
I could be wrong, but based on the placards in the hasbro display it appears that:

Clone Trooper Sergeant
TIE Fighter Pilot
Yoda

are all scheduled for December 2014.

Bossk
Han Solo (Stormtrooper Disguise)

are both scheduled for February 2015.

So it would appear there are two separate waves here, with one additional figure yet to be confirmed for February 2015. (Maybe the Emperor?)

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The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 25, 2014, 09:53 PM »
Well, I just woke up with clean underpants, so I call shenanigans on that BS.  :D

Looks like some really nice looking stuff, and a few decent surprises in there. Random thoughts:

Rex, Doom and Gree all came out very well...the paint jobs are rough but i realize these are just crude samples.

Commander Wolffe looks terrific too, but what happened with Commander Thorne? No mention or sightings?

I am literally buying every Jedi Temple Guard I can get my hands on. That is an insanely cool sculpt, if only he could bend his elbows!

For Rebels, I think the only real "new" stuff they hit us with was the Troop Transport and that Sabine/Stormy 2-pack, but that is fine, there was a lot of focus there overall and I am looking forward to seeing these on the shelves this Fall. Everything they showed off looked cool, nice color palettes, and man, that AT-DP driver rocks!

So much 6" love! (yesthatswhatshesaid) Holy mother, the TIE Pilot is off the chain...that guy is gonna fly off shelves. The Wampa and Tauntaun deluxe sets were likewise outstanding. They do seem to be getting better with the human sculpts. That Han Stormtrooper is just an amazing piece of work. And the helmet fits!

Count me in for the Shadow Squadron exclusive, it's only a question of how many can I restrict myself to buying. That's a cool idea, I could really army-build me some of those Black Stormtroopers....

Nice that we got confirmation of the Emperor, but no mention of 3PO? Does this back up the speculation that he will be the Jedi-Con exclusive?

I can't say I'm disappointed, I didn't expect too much this year, definitely not underwhelmed. Or overwhelmed either.

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The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 25, 2014, 02:43 PM »
Yep, if you talk the talk, you damn sure gotta walk the walk.  ;)

I can almost feel the gentle breeze from the backpedalling now...

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I just paid $21.99 for a 6" Stormtrooper at Kroger. (Grocery store chain) Their 4" stuff was priced as usual though. ruh-roh

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The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 25, 2014, 02:35 PM »
All I know is, if I don't soil myself badly in the next hour and a half, I am going to feel utterly shortchanged after all these months of excretory anticipation.  :D

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Yeah, i noticed the same thing when I looked it up too, but I am skeptical. This could be one of those deals like Target where all the figures are under one generic DPCI code. I'll definitely hit a few B&N's up today just to be sure though. Will report back later...

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I want that Walker! Are these going to be stocked at retail stores too or just online?

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Other Collectibles / Re: Jakks Pacific 20" Star Wars Figure Line
« on: July 24, 2014, 04:37 PM »
Ugh, just saw the JTA JP gallery, these look pretty tempting. That Inquisitor figure is especially badass.

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What is it with TRU and sucky exclusives?

Is it more them not knowing that all the stuff they are putting out has been released already, or just not caring?

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The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic Con 2014
« on: July 24, 2014, 04:34 PM »
Nice job on the JAKKS Pacific stuff, had not seen any of their pictures yet.

Man, some of those 20" figures (Boba, Stormy) are sweet. So much want, so little room though!

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Other Collectibles / Re: Jakks Pacific 20" Star Wars Figure Line
« on: July 24, 2014, 03:30 PM »
I think I saw Chewbacca...he looked pretty tight. The old space issue always gets me though.  :(

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Other Toy Lines / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: July 24, 2014, 03:24 PM »
SDCC Skybound exclusive Ezekiel figure(s) should be going up for sale at some point soon at their website if anyone is interested...I guess they will announce via Twitter when sales are open. This is one of the few SDCC exclusives I didn't preorder this year, so I will be watching this closely. Good luck to all!

Ezekiel is up man!

http://shop.thewalkingdead.com/products/the-walking-dead-ezekiel-action-figure


Thanks dude!!

I got caught up at work and only just now saw this but I was just able to successfully order both of them. $5 shipping is a lot better than what I shelled out for the Negans.

I'm 3-for-3 so far on sdcc exclusives!

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