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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #105 on: August 3, 2006, 10:25 PM »
Here is the box from the Han Froot Loops.  I actually saved it at the time... little small to see the details.  Look slike it says "only available on specially marked packages of Froot Loops cereal."

I don't think it claims anywhere that there will never ever be another Han Stormtrooper figure...  that would be pretty darn silly of Hasbro to do that.

Thanks, "poddie."  All I'm saying is, I think I have a very faint memory of reading something like that a long time ago.  It may have been in some other Kellogg's literature; it may have been in one of the collecting magazines back then; it may have been pertaining to some other figure; and it may have never happened at all, and my brain's just making it up to have a good explanation of why there hasn't been one in the basic line.

You're right:  It does seem silly for Hasbro to make some agreement like that, but who's to say there's not some truth to it?  I mean, think about all of the goofy, non-speaking, one-second-of-screen-time characters we've gotten as single-carded figures over the years, and then think about Han Stormtrooper: a main character in a different outfit who we've gotten three (soon to be four) times in eleven years, all in obscure packaging schemes, and never in the basic line.

So, I wouldn't be at all surprised if there's some legal mumbo-jumbo behind it, as conspiracy-theorist as that may sound.

Now. . .  what's the latest on the Tonnika Sisters? 

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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #106 on: August 4, 2006, 12:00 AM »
After speaking to one of the Tonnika sisters at C3 - I can tell you that there is no legal problem on her end as far as likeness goes, and she's authorized Hasbro to make her figure with a neon-blue/green airbrush scheme and a really big jetpack for the Marvel line.

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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #107 on: August 4, 2006, 12:03 PM »
scheme and a really big

You lost me right there, after really big :P
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #108 on: August 19, 2006, 03:40 PM »
Not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but EE has a case of Wave 1 available for preorder.

The breakdown?

4x Issue #1 with Darth Vader & Rebel Fleet Trooper
2x Issue #2 with Grand Moff Tarkin & Stormtrooper
2x Issue #3 with Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise & Chewbacca

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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #109 on: August 19, 2006, 03:46 PM »
Wow, how like Hasbro to pack something Vader X4. ::)
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #110 on: August 20, 2006, 03:01 AM »
Yeah:

Flourescent fleet trooper that no one in their right mind would want, x4.
Han in Stormtrooper disguise, which will probably be the most popular, x2.


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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #111 on: August 20, 2006, 11:36 AM »
I agree that it was stupid to put the SA Stormie Han in a stupid pack instead of basic, but he's an easy custom. My guess is Luke is a commtech re-hash. ::)
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #112 on: August 21, 2006, 09:09 AM »
I agree that it was stupid to put the SA Stormie Han in a stupid pack instead of basic,

I agree, but it's marketing at it's best (until collectors get fed up with that kind of ****)!


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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #113 on: August 21, 2006, 10:19 AM »
Exactly.  Hasbro knows that some of us will go like moths to a flame over whatever piece of turd they put out with the name STAR WARS on it.  I remember that thread we had active a while back where people posted pics of the worst figures ever but sadly we all had them. :-\
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #114 on: August 21, 2006, 07:29 PM »
Yeah:

Flourescent fleet trooper that no one in their right mind would want, x4.
Han in Stormtrooper disguise, which will probably be the most popular, x2.



I couldn't agree more with Rob here. Like Past history has shown Hasbro is content with this being a temporary wave this is the reason for the case ratio the way it is...the RFT(FFT) will pegwarm and likely Vader. Subsequent shipments will be less case quantity, perhaps harder to get. Then Hasbro will announce retirement of the line. Typical shot foot at green flag ::)

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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #115 on: August 24, 2006, 04:49 PM »
There's pics on the front page of the Crison Empire 2-pack, and it has a big "Star Wars Comics" logo on it.  I'm sure that's how these things will be packaged.
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #117 on: September 19, 2006, 04:04 PM »
I loved those pictures.  Actually they are so good that I will keep the pics and pass on the figs. :P
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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #118 on: September 19, 2006, 04:11 PM »
I'm loving the Han/Chewie pack.

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Re: Marvel Comic and EU 2-Packs
« Reply #119 on: September 19, 2006, 04:32 PM »
Anyone know what Vader that is? It looks like it's from the POTF2 era, but I'm not sure.

I really want the comics for some reason, so I'll pick all of these up. Should be easy for people to customize the Hantrooper though.