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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #510 on: July 10, 2007, 01:01 AM »
I'm honestly a little disappointed in the lacking articulation in Wave 3.  After the Obi/ARC set and CE set, I'm a little bummed to see many of the "new" figures get the shaft on knee joints at least, and in some cases the arms too appear weaker on poseability.

The price is still right, just the figures could stand to be a little better, especially when the first wave and part of the 2nd was basically full of repainting which saved some $$$.
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #511 on: July 10, 2007, 12:35 PM »
I'm honestly a little disappointed in the lacking articulation in Wave 3.  After the Obi/ARC set and CE set, I'm a little bummed to see many of the "new" figures get the shaft on knee joints at least, and in some cases the arms too appear weaker on poseability.

The price is still right, just the figures could stand to be a little better, especially when the first wave and part of the 2nd was basically full of repainting which saved some $$$.

Totally agree JJ the way hasbro seems to rehash parts you'd think they'd be experts at it, instead they spend the money to make a whole new sculpt instead of just using existing parts that are better articulated.  Why not use VOTC Xwing Luke legs & VOTC Tat. Luke arms on this thing and the only thing they'd need a new sculpt on is the chest, besides the accessories.  Like on Dark Woman why not give her Shaak Ti's legs with new sculpted boots?   
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #512 on: July 10, 2007, 02:58 PM »
I really like how Hasbro threw in the 'EE exclusives(Kir Kanos, Carnor Jax)' as extra fodder in the WAVE 3 Rev1 case ratio coming soon...@ 3 to a case. I guess these weren't selling well. Go figure as well that the 2 pack seeming to get the positive props(dark womans' seemingly unarticulated knees aside) is only 1 a case ::).

Anyone know what WAVE 3 case looks like as far as quantities?

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #513 on: July 10, 2007, 03:12 PM »
I really like how Hasbro threw in the 'EE exclusives(Kir Kanos, Carnor Jax)' as extra fodder in the WAVE 3 Rev1 case ratio coming soon...@ 3 to a case. I guess these weren't selling well.

Won't be selling well? EU, well articulated Imperials won't be selling well? Surely you jest.

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #514 on: July 10, 2007, 03:27 PM »
The price is still right, just the figures could stand to be a little better, especially when the first wave and part of the 2nd was basically full of repainting which saved some $$$.

The cash they saved by using repaints in Wave 1 is probably what allowed them to put new sculpts in these 2-for-$10 packs in the first place.

I'm not surprised to see many of these figures end up with less articulation.  It's two figures and a comic book for $10.  There can't be that much leeway in there for them to add all sorts of articulation and still meet the cost goals...
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #515 on: July 10, 2007, 04:03 PM »
I really like how Hasbro threw in the 'EE exclusives(Kir Kanos, Carnor Jax)' as extra fodder in the WAVE 3 Rev1 case ratio coming soon...@ 3 to a case. I guess these weren't selling well.

Won't be selling well? EU, well articulated Imperials won't be selling well? Surely you jest.

Nothing was posted in future tense(Won't)....read it again....'weren't selling well'. Okay so, seeing as these can still be purchased at EE and have not sold out why else would they add them to a case? I'm not jesting either. Though the sarcasm is evident.

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #516 on: July 10, 2007, 04:31 PM »
It seems on these packs they either get good Elbows or Good knees...some get both...

The Luke in the Luke/Mara pack has the most "missed" potential...if he had at a minimum the swivel elbows, he would be a VERY good figure, as it stands he is average.

The inclusion of Dutch Vander's Mold in the Rogue Squadron Comic pack has me hoping they don't do anymore and that is about the only comic I have read consistently.  No wonder they were so fearsome...all the Xwing Pilots were 7 feet tall.  They actually beat the Imperial Galaxytrotters on Gilligan's Island in an "Infinities" cross over I think....

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #517 on: July 11, 2007, 02:48 AM »
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So far, we've seen 15 sets in the line:

 1- Vader/RFT
 2- Han/Chewie
 3- Tarkin/Stormtrooper
 4- Luke/R2
 5- Quinlon/Villie
 6- Obi-Wan/ARC
 7- Mara/Luke
 8- Leia/Vader
 9- DarkWoman/Hett
10- Anakin/Droid
11- Hobbie/Fel
12- Swan/Arana
13- Obi-Wan/Bail (Wal-Mart)
14- Droid/Fett (Wal-Mart)
15- Keller/Marine (Wal-Mart)

Did I miss something? Have we seen pictures of these sets passed DarkWoman/Hett? I'm lost, but it's not the first time ???.
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #518 on: July 11, 2007, 02:53 AM »
Some of them...  I know I've seen the Keller set, the Fett set, the Fel set...  Can't recall on the others though but images from C4 or since then at least have surfaced of the others in some form or another I believe. 

I don't recall a good Anakin/Droid set picture though, offhand.
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #519 on: July 11, 2007, 09:42 AM »

I don't recall a good Anakin/Droid set picture though, offhand.

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #520 on: July 11, 2007, 10:49 AM »
1- Vader/RFT
 2- Han/Chewie
 3- Tarkin/Stormtrooper
 4- Luke/R2
 5- Quinlon/Villie
 6- Obi-Wan/ARC
 7- Mara/Luke
 8- Leia/Vader
 9- DarkWoman/Hett
10- Anakin/Droid
11- Hobbie/Fel
12- Swan/Arana
13- Obi-Wan/Bail (Wal-Mart)
14- Droid/Fett (Wal-Mart)
15- Keller/Marine (Wal-Mart)

Have we seen pictures of these sets passed DarkWoman/Hett?

Yes, everything on that list of 15 has been shown... that's why I made the list.  ;)

- Sets 7-9 leaked before C-IV
- Sets 10-12 were shown at C-IV display cases (see Anton's picture above)
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- Sets 13-15 were shown during the Hasbro Presentation:

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #521 on: July 11, 2007, 12:16 PM »
Looks like the next six will be on my list.

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #522 on: July 11, 2007, 12:35 PM »
I really like the Fett in comic colors. I might have to pick that one up...

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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #523 on: July 11, 2007, 12:44 PM »
I guess I did miss many things thanks guys for the pictures.
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Re: 2007 Star Wars Comic Packs
« Reply #524 on: July 13, 2007, 08:50 AM »
Hi, first time poster, long time lurker.
As a 35 yr star wars fan, the marvel comics were an important part of the saga for me.
Anyone else have such fond memories? and if so, what characters do you think are a must for the comic packs?