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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #30 on: May 13, 2006, 06:02 PM »
I received my e-mail today from SS that Anakin will arrive at their warehouse in the next 15-20 days for processing. Can't wait! ;D

Me too  ;D Very excited!
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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2006, 03:55 PM »
I just got a notice that Anakin will be arriving in SS's warehouse in the next 3-5 days.  Man, my CC could sure use a break!

I am looking forward to this one though (along with Obi-Wan).

Though I can't remember if I was able to snag the exclusive version...

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #32 on: May 22, 2006, 11:07 AM »
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Sideshow needs to rethink the way they do business and focus more on letting retailers sell their product. 

It's very difficult to obtain Sideshow product via other means outside of their website...obviously there is a demand for well done 12" SW figures, why not bump up the production run a little?

Not sure what its like in the States but here in the U.K I dont have any trouble stocking sideshow stuff. Obviously I can't get the exclusive stuff as that sells via Sideshow only but the normal stuff is relatively easy to aquire.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #33 on: May 22, 2006, 02:32 PM »
A Hong Kong seller on ebay has an in-hand 12" Anakin auction going.

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2006, 11:54 PM »
Just found this pic on Scum.  I seriously hope that isn't the Anakin (on the left) that we will all receive. 

« Last Edit: May 23, 2006, 11:54 PM by Holographic Elvis »

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #35 on: May 24, 2006, 01:45 PM »
Yeah, the prototype always looks better.  Much more attention is paid because there is only one being made vs. 6500.

Here's another pic of the production unit:



I really can't complain.  When you compare this $60 figures to a Hasbro $25 figure, there's no comparison.

This Sideshow line of 12" figures is starting to become my favorite SW line to collect. 

Is that saying much these days?   :P

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #36 on: May 24, 2006, 01:52 PM »
He still looks amazing.  And besides, the lighting is so poor in that pic on the left that you can't fairly compare it to the prototype pic on the right.  I have no doubt I'll be happy with it.

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #37 on: May 24, 2006, 01:55 PM »
Right-o.

People were freaking out when images started showing up of the Luke headsculpt (with bad lighting and flash reflections).

I couldn't be happier with my Luke.

There is one figure that I'm worried about - Bespin Han.


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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #38 on: May 24, 2006, 02:09 PM »
I sincerely hope it is closer to the production sample than to what I posted.

I agree, that Han could be a disaster.

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #39 on: May 25, 2006, 03:37 PM »
I can't wait I'll have mine in about 2 weeks with my 1/4 greavous as well.  Its going to be great.

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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #40 on: May 26, 2006, 12:53 PM »


Juz got mine...the head scupt is the same as right picture above. But the costume seems a big large compared to the prototype's.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #41 on: May 26, 2006, 01:14 PM »
I can't wait to get Anakin, and rip him out of his box.  Ani is one of the figs I am looking forward to the most.

Like with alot of people, I am a bit disappointed with some of the paint application (glossy dark lips, and little to no light brown wash in the hair), those are minor things for me, that will not detract from what  is shaping up to be great overall.

As for the prototype, and Toy Fair pics, in this game you ALWAYS have to expect the final product to look different or not as good as a hand painted/pre-production model.  The good thing is with all the feedback and critisim Anakin has been receiving, hopefully SSC will learn from it, and apply it to future releases.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #42 on: May 31, 2006, 12:24 PM »
I just checked the status of my shipment and he was delivered to my house this morning.  Can't wait to get home and check it out.  Maybe I'll post pictures later - although everyone has already seen far better images than I could ever produce...


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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #43 on: May 31, 2006, 02:47 PM »
Mine still has not shipped.  :-[
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Re: Sideshow 12" Anakin Skywalker (Jedi Knight)
« Reply #44 on: May 31, 2006, 09:37 PM »
Mine still has not shipped.  :-[

Me either :(

Maybe I'll post pictures later - although everyone has already seen far better images than I could ever produce...

I don't think I can ever see enough pictures so post away if you take any!!
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