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Gentle Giant Animated Maquettes Padmé Amidala
« on: April 16, 2004, 11:34 AM »


Why did they have to make this???  Damn it...now I'm going to have to buy it
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Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2004, 10:46 PM »
From StarWars.com :
Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to capture the combined visions of George Lucas and Genndy Tartakovsky in three dimensions with the stylized, porcelain/resin Clone Wars micro-series maquettes. Animators often use maquettes such as these as a reference tool when maintaining character consistency. This finite series will debut in August with the release of Yoda (standing 4.5 inches tall) and continue in September with the dark new female wielder of the lightsaber -- Asajj Ventress. Future characters include Obi-Wan Kenobi (in clone trooper armor), the ARC Trooper Captain, and Padmé Amidala.


So what does everyone think about these? While I dislike the whole Sam.Jack/anime style of the cartoons, I can't help but think that Obi-Wan looks freaking awesome. I may pick one up, depending on price - I only wish they'd make a more realistic version of these, like Unleashed figures... That'd be cool.
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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2004, 12:53 AM »
i don't know... i love them. i have the samurai jack maquettes that cartoon network did, and they are awesome. the only thing that bothers me about these is the size. i read that yoda is like 4" tall... i know he's small and all, but that's kinda lame. the samurai jack ones are like 12" tall, and they are awesome. i'm sure the asajj, obi-wan and padme are going to be bigger, but i think that yoda is going to be way tiny.

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Re: Gentle Giant Maquettes
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2004, 01:18 PM »
I'm addicted to this line and will be jumping all over the Clone Wars Maquettes as well. GG's stuff is top notch and they look great on display! :)
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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2004, 10:43 AM »
They look very cool.  Why I don't really like the cartoon figures, these look outstanding!

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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2004, 05:05 AM »
these are awsome!! what is their size?

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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2004, 09:37 AM »
You can get the size information from SWS.com but I think Asajj was 12 inches in total.  I don't think Obi-wan's or Padme's size has been revealed yet but it should be around 10" or so.  If the price point stays the same for Obi-wan and Padme as it is for Asajj, I'll be getting these two only.  

I only wish they'd make more action figures of the cartoon. :-\
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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2004, 09:59 AM »
The only one I'll be getting is Padme.  8)

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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2004, 10:32 PM »
I've already preordered the yoda and will be getting all these.
They are just way too cool to let go
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Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2004, 04:58 AM »
When is Padme coming out? I am surprised that the Arc came up for pre-order before her. I've got a complete set pre-ordered. They seem to be putting out the best ones last. Hopefully we'll get one or two more in addition to Padme.

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Re: Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2004, 10:25 PM »
Oh...I have to have this one!!!  Rebelscum posted this from Comic Con and I hope it's ok to re-post it here just because it's the first picture of her.  I like the cape and the pose, hoping for more 'face-on' shots in the next couple of days.



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Re: Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2004, 11:39 PM »
wow, looks great. glad i already ordered these... [sidious]all of them[/sidious]  ;)

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Re: Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2004, 08:34 AM »
Matt has a great shot of Padme in his Comic Con coverage-Padme-left side

jokabofe, where did you pre-order Padme?  I have all the others on order with EE but have yet to see Padme on their site
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Re: Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2004, 09:22 AM »
Holy, Padme look real nice. I really want this Maquette. Yes, were did you pre-order her?

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Re: Re: Clone Wars Maquettes ARC Trooper
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2004, 11:34 AM »
Matt has a great shot of Padme in his Comic Con coverage-Padme-left side

jokabofe, where did you pre-order Padme?  I have all the others on order with EE but have yet to see Padme on their site

actually, a friend of mine owns a comic shop and i just do all my pre-orders with him. actually, it was more like a conversation a few years ago that went something like "hey pete, whenever something new comes out star wars related, just order it for me."

so it might be available for an "official" pre-order yet  :D