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Droid Factory 2013 / Re: 2013 Droid Factory Wave 1
« on: July 14, 2012, 10:05 AM »
Looks like it's 12 figures in that first wave:

- Arena Padme
- Rockets R2
- Ep2 Anakin
- Ep2 Clone SGT
- Geonosian Warrior
- Luminara
- Biker Scout
- TIE Pilot (Vader's Wingman)
- RED Battle Droid
- Sandtrooper (Black Pauldron)
- Pablo Jill
- 212th Clone (on VC45 body)

BADs = TC-70 & FA-4

3 of 12 for me and all Army Builders.  Looks like another year that I can't buy cases without being buried in plastic prequel abominations.


#01 Lando Calrissian (Definitive SA Resculpt with a better likenness and all the goodies)
#02 Lt. Sheckil
#03 Dagobah Training Luke Skywalker (SA resculpt, swappable pieces like the Slave Leia would be fantastic.
#04 Hoth Rebel Commander more vintage inspired
#05 Wedge Antillies Snowspeeder Pilot
#06 Fu-Man-Chu Bespin Guard (like the vintage figure)
#07 Captain Piett
#08 Torryn Farr
#09 Tauntain Wrangler
#10 Han Solo Carbonite w/ Block w/ LED's in Block

Joe Defender / Re: GI Joe Retaliation - The Toys!
« on: July 9, 2012, 04:00 PM »
....while we are offering up trades, I found and picked up an extra Dollar general Shipwreck yesterday, will trade even for a character I dont have.

Who do you need?

Joe Defender / Re: G.I. Joe Convention 2012
« on: July 7, 2012, 10:28 PM »
I have the bagged October Guard and 4 iron Grenadiers  available for sale. 

It is the iron grenadiers with the long coats  (red and black coats 3 of each) and the original Oktober Guard  ( no Iron Bear).

If anybody has an interest let me know. I'll trade, but I prefer selling.

Joe Defender / Sideshow GI Joe
« on: July 6, 2012, 01:10 PM »
I don't collect these, but that Falcon is going to definately temp me. 

My favorite character the minute I found one in stores.  Even at a time when I was way too old to be buying toys.

It's even part of my screen name on most of the joe sites.

Ive had it in the cart and at checkout twice since last night.

Joe Defender / Re: GI Joe Retaliation - The Toys!
« on: July 6, 2012, 01:06 PM »
If nobody else Jumps on it then yes by all means! 

Hall of Justice / Re: DC Collectibles 3.75" Convention Figures
« on: July 6, 2012, 01:02 PM »
Guarded optimism but Jeff is right, once I pay the convenience fee, they will be $30 per figure. M

The Vintage Collection / Re: Defender Wishlists 2012: A New Hope
« on: June 26, 2012, 07:45 AM »
1.  Detention Block Trooper (with the correct boots)
2.  Death Squad Commander
3.  Sand People/Tusken raider resculpt( ball jointed elbow time!)
4.  Han Solo update (ball jointed hps)
5.  Luke as Falcon Gunner
6. Imperial Officer
7.  Capt Antilles
8.  Rebel officer Yavin
9.  Uncle Owen (non Immolated version)
10.  Aunt Beru (same as Owen)

Change 1 to Death Star Gunner

Modern Trading / Re: H: Avengers Black Widow and Hawkeye
« on: June 10, 2012, 08:44 PM »

Modern Trading / Re: H: Avengers Black Widow and Hawkeye
« on: June 10, 2012, 05:12 PM »
Pm sent

Why is OT Tarkin wearing PT Tarkin boots?

I can't focus on how suck the skirt is while he is wearing those abominations. If anyone should have on Officers riding boots, it should be him.

Other Toy Lines / Re: Fisher Price Advetnture People
« on: May 31, 2012, 11:59 AM »
Adventure People are an all time favorite of mine.  They were what I was really into when Star Wars came out. 

The Star Wars characters had many missions in Adventure People vehicles and tents.

If it had a Motorcycle, I had it.  For sure, the first figures with articulated knees.

I still have a bunch of them and my 4 year old son loves them. They have held up pretty decent too. 

I recall the embarrassment though later in life going down the "baby" aisle to look for stuff, but when I scored that rescue helicopter, it was worth it. 

So many water rescues needing to be made.

I have some Christmas morning pics we found at my grandmothers house recently I will scan them.  It is the TV van.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: May 30, 2012, 04:49 PM »
Anyone watching Hatfields & McCoys on History?

Oh yeah.  Wishing for an action figure line....

I am sad to see that the Bugs Bunny version was not as accurate as I had hoped.

Joe Defender / Re: GI Joe Retaliation - The Toys!
« on: May 25, 2012, 12:22 PM »
Ok snag what you can at retail.  Rumor has it that they are holding all retaliation stuff that is not currently in Retailer's hands until Next Year.

So it is currently in my mind a worst case scenario.  We the collectors (and the speculators) will snag it all up pretty quick, then there will be empty pegs(or no pegs) until January.   Surely they could re-release some stuff, but they are/were geared for Movie stuff, I doubt they can un-tool fast enough to hit anything before 4th Q and then they would need to re-un-re-tool to support the movie line again. 

Makes the Club Convention figures and their Subscription figures look better by default of not having any other Joes available.

Who would have thought that for the 2nd half of 2012 the highlight of Joeverse toys would be the Dollar Store waves and subsequent repaints. 

Imagine the nerd-rage in NOLA in June, if I was a Hasbro rep, I'd ask for a temporary transfer to Star Wars for the summer.   

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