This was definitely a nice surprise this morning, a peek at some more new figures. I actually like this wave overall, although there are a few figures I'm disappointed we're not seeing. To me, there is just so much from Hoth that could be made and I would like to see. Anyways, of the now confirmed figures:
Rieekan - Got the overpriced Ultra one, and it might be a strange choice for a repack. At least he'll only be $4-5 this time around, but this one reeks of pegwarming. Pass for me, but good for others who missed/skipped him last time.
R2-D2 - We all have plenty of R2s, but if it is indeed the VOTC version, that is encouraging as Jesse mentioned. If this (and Vader) are VOTC repacks, I really hope Hasbro follows this trend and re-releases figures like VOTC Han, Stormie, and Chewie instead of their POTF2/Commtech versions. I'll probably pass unless it has some sort of different deco when released.
Snowtrooper - I'm really disappointed we didn't get an all-new, SA sculpt for this one...but not surprised that we didn't I guess. I might pick up a couple more though, I've been wanting some more (just have 1 right now), but was holding off for a new sculpt. I wasn't really thrilled with this version of the figure, still holding out for a new version down the road.
Vader - Same as R2, it is interesting to me if it is the VOTC version. If that is the case, I might pick up an extra at $5. Also, I hope this is the start of a trend of releasing the "best version" of repacks, instead of Commtechs, Saga Fetts, and the other usual suspects. If they have to repack a Vader, this looks like a good choice.
Gonk - Really surprised by this figure, but it is kind of neat. I'll pick it up, and now pay closer attention in ESB where it shows up
Derlin - I'm really excited about this figure, and aside from some lacking leg articulation, it looks fantastic. Can't wait to get it.
Veers - Great figure here too, and one that I've wanted to get for awhile now. I just about picked up that Hoth battle set to get the older one, but I'm glad I waited. This looks to be a nice figure, and I thought it looked like removable armor as well like Jesse mentioned.
AT-AT Driver - I'm also quite psyched for this figure. I never got the POTF2 version, and decided to wait and see if we got a new one in this wave...luckily, we did. It looks to be a real nice figure, maybe SA even. I'll get a few, and I'm really glad we're getting an all new one. Now bring on the new SA versions of the Snowtroopers and Hoth Rebel Soldiers!