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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #780 on: May 28, 2010, 02:10 AM »
Been seeing a lot of Willrows lately... need to snag one to get autographed!

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #781 on: May 28, 2010, 03:23 PM »
There's almost none here...  I went out last weekend and of the 4 stores I hit (2 WM, 2 Target) I didn't see a single ICMG. :(  I was going to get one specifically for fodder actually.

Now I sorta want two, and they're not to be found.  Go figure.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #782 on: May 28, 2010, 10:51 PM »
They are starting to sit up here, since TRU has been getting only cases of that wave.  The concept figure is never around, but Willrow and the Bespin Guard are always.  Granted there's a whopping 8 Willrow's on the pegs between two stores, so it's hardly awful.  Just about every clone wars figure has that many sitting on the pegs too (granted they are more likely to sell to kids). 

No auto for me either  :'( but I have a couple sitting in Minneapolis waiting for the opportunity or I'll drive down and get it myself at gunpoint in September. 
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #783 on: May 29, 2010, 12:12 AM »
I don't get to TRU often so there may be some (many) there around here, but it's just not a store I get to visit since they're all 45 minutes or more away.  Target and WM are pretty void of those though.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #784 on: June 3, 2010, 03:53 PM »
There was some speculation among customizers that Wilrow would be useful as a Porkins body update, and it seems Hasbro was thinking that all along.

Pretty interesting that they really want to get Porkins out, but not any time soon it seems.  I'd like a new one, as he's pretty outdated (as is Biggs IMO).  Porkins is good aesthetically, but poseability blows and he's nowhere near the others in the squad now.  That gives me hope for a new one now.  Since we never see him from the waist down, I'm ok with the re-use of Wilrow since who knows what the guy's shaped like really other than his stint in Indy.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #785 on: June 9, 2010, 01:50 PM »
Somewhat off topic...but i thought it was how Toyguru (Scott from Mattel) referenced ICMG in a recent response to a fan about Optikk

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #786 on: June 10, 2010, 12:20 AM »
Has anyone tried swapping heads between Willrow and the Bespin Guard?  I'm not sure if their pegs are quite the same size.

Their skin colours aren't quite the same, but I thought it might be a neat way to add more background guys.

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #787 on: August 18, 2010, 12:08 AM »

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #788 on: February 10, 2011, 12:13 AM »
As per the Force Cast tonight, unfortunately, Wilrow Hood's sales were sluggish, but they managed his figure closely so that he didn't become a problem, and so he was a nice nod to longtime fans and they like doing that.

Wasn't for kids or "casual collectors" obviously.  Worked out ok with close management.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #789 on: March 31, 2011, 01:05 AM »
I just wanted to show off my ICMG collection.  :D

Bespin display


Willrow Militia


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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #790 on: April 1, 2011, 08:59 AM »
Where is your signed version?
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #791 on: April 29, 2011, 11:20 PM »
I canīt fancy Willrow Hood body enough fat for an updated Porkins.
Hood is fat only at belly area, but potj Jek Porkins completed that fat structure better.
 I understand that Hood body can adapt to an harness, considering the current need to economize material.

But, potj Porkins helmet was well depicted with its microphone.

This means a redefinition on scale, but big guys would remain huge. After that diminition in size, there will be come a reduction of Wuher based on a smaller guy body (perhaps the reuse of Hood)

Only a humble opinion, in the art of sculptors variations are a matter of interpretation.

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #792 on: November 20, 2011, 11:01 PM »
Added a few pieces to the Willrow Collection:





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Re: Willrow Hood
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #794 on: November 21, 2011, 02:08 PM »
Sweet Scott, where'd you land the hard copy?  Who did the custom (or did you do all that on your own?  If you did, good work!)?
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