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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #45 on: November 24, 2005, 11:30 PM »
I hope that doesn't mean SS will skip Vader.
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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #46 on: February 24, 2006, 10:44 AM »
Since this is the General Sideshow thread, though I'd post this here.

A few nuggets have come out of Sideshow post- Toy Fair...

They are planning TEN 12" figures for this year:
1.  Luke (Jedi)
2.  Anakin (Ep3)
3.  Obi-Wan (Ep3)
4.  Kit Fisto
5.  Han Solo (Bespin)
6.  Mace Windu
7.  ?
8.  ?
9.  ?
10.  ?

There are five main categories for the figures:
- Order of the Jedi
- Heroes of the Rebellion
- Lords of the Sith
- Military
- Scum and Villainy

Not much new, but it's nice to see a target number for the year to help folks out with their budgets and such. 

Anyone want to speculate on who you think will be next?  My money is on the Sith...   ;) 


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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #47 on: February 24, 2006, 10:55 AM »
I'd like to see a nice ROTJ Palpatine but my bet is on Darth Maul
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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #48 on: February 24, 2006, 11:10 AM »
As much as I'd love to see a figure with a unique body mold (stormtrooper, aliens, etc.), I'm sure the current trend will continue of simple head swaps.

I think Darth Maul and Palpy are coming soon along with Leia of some sort.


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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #49 on: February 24, 2006, 12:59 PM »
It is nice to see some more info and just to have a little better idea of how many figures per year they are planning on, at least for this year.  Its probably good they capped it at 10, that is spendy enough for those who are getting them all at around $500 or so.  I've only preordered the Han so far, and thought seriously about the Luke at the time, but I'm going to wait and see from here on out.  I can't afford too many, so I'll probably just be considering the OT characters and see from there.  As for the next figure, I agree with those who have speculated Darth Maul.  I don't know why, but he just seems like a pretty likely choice.  I'm hoping we see another OT character or two stuck in there by year's end though.  I'm guessing the majority of what we'll see is human(oid) characters this year though, and from what Sideshow has said in the past, someone like Chewbacca is pretty far off at this point.  I can't imagine what the ordering will be like if/when we see Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, or Boba Fett put up for sale.  Yikes.

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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #50 on: March 3, 2006, 05:06 PM »
From the JD front page:

Sideshow has also informed us that next week's Newsletter will give the name of the next 12 inch figure:

"Placing bets on who will be the next Star Wars 12-inch figure? If so, you don't have long to wait to find out if your bet is correct! Pay close attention to the Newsletter next week to be the first Star Wars fans to feast your eyes on a Preview of the next character in the 12-inch line. Will it be Leia? Or maybe Lando? Qui-Gon? Fan favorite Aayla Secura?? Or perhaps we will pull a trick out of the bag and start the Sith line off with a bang - after all, surprises are our specialty! Tune in next week to find out!"


Any predictions as to who the next fig will be?  I think it will be a Sith, seeing as SSC at Toyfair has said to "Keep your eyes and ears at the ready…".

The last line seems to allude to Dooku, but he has never had sith eyes?, and what about Vaderkin?  I wonder if the next fig will be the SDCC Exclusive, or maybe we might see at least two Sith by July?

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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #51 on: March 3, 2006, 06:03 PM »
I'd love to see them do Qui-Gon or the Emperor next.  I'm not sure that they would do Vader or Maul yet since they have the statue and bust respectively for each right now.

Boba Fett would be sweet too.  With rocket-firing backpack.  8)

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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #52 on: March 4, 2006, 07:02 PM »
I'll go with Darth Maul though I was really hoping for Princess Leia.  I was also wondering whatever happened to EU Padme?  Is that for 2007??
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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #53 on: March 4, 2006, 07:54 PM »
I was also wondering whatever happened to EU Padme?  Is that for 2007??

That's a darn good question.  She certainly doesn't fit any of the categories that Jeff listed above.  I was actually hoping we'd see her at Comic-Con.

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Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
« Reply #54 on: April 7, 2006, 02:56 AM »
Now that Luke has shipped, expect to see others in the near future:

Star Wars: Anakin Skywalker 12 inch figure - #2119 & Ex. #21191 May 2006
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi 12-inch figure - #2117 & Ex. #21171 June 2006
Star Wars: Kit Fisto 12-inch figure - #2106 & Ex. #2106 June 2006
Star Wars: Bespin Han Solo 12-inch figure - #2107 & #21071 Late June/July 06