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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #135 on: August 23, 2006, 09:03 PM »
I really like the 'deformed' style they were using before since it gave the figures a very unique look.  Not that this Yoda looks bad, but I hope it's not the end of the deformed style.

I cancelled the 2 Stormtroopers a week ago and am considering cancelling the Vader too.

I just couldn't cancel my Vader and I'm so glad I kept the order.  This is one of the greatest pieces I have!  I was impressed to see the arms articulated at the shoulders, elbows and wrists, but even better is the wire in the lining of his cape which allows you to pose it any way you like.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #136 on: August 24, 2006, 03:23 PM »
I got my stormtrooper today, I haven't opened it yet, but will later tonight.  ;D

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #137 on: August 25, 2006, 03:31 PM »
A couple of better pics of Yoda.




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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #138 on: August 26, 2006, 11:13 AM »
Doesn't look too deformed to me. :D
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #139 on: August 26, 2006, 04:36 PM »
I noticed HLJ has the Yoda up for the Early Bird preorder, $38.88 US or $43.10 CDN & has a release date of Dec/06.

Also check your e-mail from RoBBy, he has Yoda up for presale for $37.70 US or $41.85 CDN.
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #140 on: August 26, 2006, 11:18 PM »
Starwarsshop.com has the tie fighter pilot VCD available now!


I opened my Stormtrooper, it is fantastic. I have a second on the way. Sideshow is filling orders on the waitlist now.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #141 on: August 28, 2006, 10:39 AM »
Not digging the Yoda.  It's nice and all, but doesn't fit the deformed theme at all.  Pass.
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #142 on: August 28, 2006, 10:44 AM »
I've heard/read a few theories that this Yoda was designed to go with the RAH figures and that is why he isn't in the deformed style like the others.  Something along the lines of it was too difficult to do a true RAH figure for someone as small as Yoda, so they made up this vinyl Yoda to take the place. 

Based on the sizes listed for the figure, the theory works for me.  Scale-wise, he is too tall to fit with the other Vinyl figures, but he seems to be a pretty good scale match to the RAH Jedi Luke, so maybe ther is something to that rumor/theory...
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #143 on: August 28, 2006, 03:44 PM »
I just got my Vader and my Stormie from Sideshow and I love them! My shelf at work is chock full of Vader now and I have the Tie pilot on pre order from Sideshow as well.

Anyone else think they will do an AT AT driver next and just repaint the tie mold?

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #144 on: August 28, 2006, 04:15 PM »


Anyone else think they will do an AT AT driver next and just repaint the tie mold?

I hope they can do better than just a repaint, but I would like to see one done. Along with a snowtrooper and bikerscout. And Death Star gunner and bossk. And 4-LOM and IG-88 and Zuckuss and even "low budget costume" Dengar.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #145 on: August 28, 2006, 07:02 PM »
But what real differences are there between the AT AT driver and TIE pilot other than paint apps? To me it looks like their helmets and chest packs are pretty much identical.

I'm all for more SD troops though! I'd be very curious how Bossk would come out too, as he's my fave bounty hunter from the second string  ;D

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #146 on: August 29, 2006, 11:35 AM »
There probably isn't much of a difference, it's just my wanting more than a repaint for $60.00 is all.

What would a superdeformed AT-AT look like?  ;D

Oh wait, we have that from Hasbro already....  ;)

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #147 on: September 1, 2006, 02:00 PM »
Just received the email from Sideshow that the VCD Tie Pilot orders will be processing in about three weeks.  Yikes, they just did Vader and the stormtroopers.  My wallet could use a break :-\
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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #148 on: September 1, 2006, 02:17 PM »
I just received Vader today. Very fun looking guy! Looking forward to the TIE pilot, but yes, the wallet is weary.

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Re: Medicom Vinyl Figures
« Reply #149 on: September 16, 2006, 11:18 PM »
I caved and nabbed a boba from SWS.com

Less than $60 shipped.

Problem is ... now I want a Vader too ...  :(