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Messages - Qui-Gon Jim

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I'll post pics later this week of these vehicles. I grabbed a Millenium Falcon, Slave 1 and X-Wing to add to the mix.  This Falcon only cost $13 or so, and it is big. My son loves the ships so I am hoping this will be a big hit. I left behind speeder bike and landspeeder. I Did not see any regular TIE fighters or Star Destroyers, two more I'd like to get. The regular size ones that were normally $10 were down to $7.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Recents Finds and/or Purchases
« on: December 15, 2014, 08:18 PM »
A Chopper in 20" or 30" scale would be pretty cool.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: WiiU
« on: December 11, 2014, 08:42 PM »
Super Mario 3D World is an absolute masterpiece. I cannot recommend it enough.  I am a lifelong huge Ninty fan, and I love the WiiU. You can get  very reasonable bundles now.  Plus, it plays all Wii games as well.   This week I grabbed NES Remix pack (I bought part one but heard about this physical release shortly before springing on PT 2). So incredibly addictive. Mario Kart is also a blast.

TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season One (Spoilers)
« on: December 10, 2014, 08:21 PM »
I think that Fulcrum is Ashoka Tano. One of the crates had markings on it similar to those on her head..thingies. 

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 30, 2014, 10:19 PM »
Dammit.  :'(

I grabbed an AT-AT, Snowspeeder and TIE Advanced for my son from Santa.  These are pretty cool.  A bit bigger than the Titanium, IIRC.  They have the three I listed, as well as a Speeder Bike, and the vehicles in this gift set, one of which (Wedge's X-Wing) is exclusive to the set.  The Falcon and Star Destroyer retail for $20 each so this is a decent bargain.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 18, 2014, 12:09 PM »
Anyone notice the tank from S1? 

The Sequel Trilogy / Re: The Force Awakens Trailers
« on: November 18, 2014, 12:07 PM »
Sounds awesome!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: November 14, 2014, 11:12 AM »
The other thing to remember is Disney/Marvel still own all the non-movie rights to the characters.  If people are still going to buy X-Men, F4, and Spiderman comics, it would only cost Marvel money to not put them out.
...and toys, t-shirts, mugs, and other associated chotchkies...

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: November 13, 2014, 04:18 PM »
I'm sure that Disney via Marvel gets some cut of the pie when Fox or Sony releases a Marvel film, even if it isn't officially under the Marvel Studios banner.

Target coupon?

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Prototype Boba Fett (Walgreens)
« on: November 7, 2014, 07:58 AM »
I grabbed one yesterday morning.  I think this will go from hard-to-find to pegwarmer quick.  My store had a full case of 8, and I was there at 12 and got the first one.  There are many other stores in a 10mi radius, and this was the only one that showed any on the website, so it would have been very easy to get for anyone interested. 

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 31, 2014, 10:13 AM »
Someone did say it was a risky plan.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: October 29, 2014, 12:01 PM »
I do think that DC's whole lineup is one or two bombs away from jeopardy though.

Marvel as a brand is now closely associated with quality.  Aside from Batman, DC is very hit-or-miss.  I hope they take the same care with their films that Marvel has shown, but their track record does not work in their favor.

I think that Marvel went...  IM was a success...  Let's build a basic framework to inter-relate these next films we have on the docket culminating in The Avengers (Phase 1).  Then for Phase 2, they got a little more ambitious, and said lets plant seeds for phase 2 AND phase 3.  The success of GotG is a direct result of the strength that Feige has built up into the Marvel brand name.

I have a sinking feeling (and I hope I'm wrong) that DC will stumble over itself trying for that big paycheck without building up to it.

Other Toy Lines / Re: ReAction Lines
« on: October 15, 2014, 07:17 AM »
Not sure if this is news, but I have been seeing these figs at Targets and WalMarts, usually near the trading card sections they keep near the registers.

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