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Offline RevengeoftheJedi

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Bespin Luke?!!?
« on: November 24, 2006, 10:50 PM »
I would like to see a Bespin Luke repack, hoping it would be in the Ep V tins.  LMK what u think
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2006, 01:52 AM »
There's one in the upcoming Dagobah "Battle Pack".

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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2006, 03:22 AM »
I think BLAH!  :-X

Seriously though, Bespin Luke's a figure that is one of those ones that Hasbro articulated a substantial bit, but yet managed to bring the overall figure down substantially.  The button on the back is one detractor I've really hated on that figure, but that button aside I REALLY dislike the pose...  Somehow Bespin Luke is one figure Hasbro managed to put 12 points of articulation onto and STILL give him a pre-posed sculpt. :)

It's a figure like many from its era while it was an improvement, but it also had major flaws, at least in my eyes...  I'm a little bored with Bespin Luke getting rehashed at this point, and I would love seeing a new versatile sculpt...  One that a new torso on him could yield a nice new poseable Dagobah Luke, or a damaged Bespin Luke with just a crafty paintjob on it.  The old Saga sculpt of him though just isn't interesting to me at all, especially now.
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2006, 07:06 AM »
I think BLAH!  :-X

Seriously though, Bespin Luke's a figure that is one of those ones that Hasbro articulated a substantial bit, but yet managed to bring the overall figure down substantially.  The button on the back is one detractor I've really hated on that figure, but that button aside I REALLY dislike the pose...  Somehow Bespin Luke is one figure Hasbro managed to put 12 points of articulation onto and STILL give him a pre-posed sculpt. :)

It's a figure like many from its era while it was an improvement, but it also had major flaws, at least in my eyes...  I'm a little bored with Bespin Luke getting rehashed at this point, and I would love seeing a new versatile sculpt...  One that a new torso on him could yield a nice new poseable Dagobah Luke, or a damaged Bespin Luke with just a crafty paintjob on it.  The old Saga sculpt of him though just isn't interesting to me at all, especially now.
Isn't Hasbro making one for the VTAC next year?

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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2006, 09:50 AM »
I think BLAH!  :-X

Seriously though, Bespin Luke's a figure that is one of those ones that Hasbro articulated a substantial bit, but yet managed to bring the overall figure down substantially.  The button on the back is one detractor I've really hated on that figure, but that button aside I REALLY dislike the pose...  Somehow Bespin Luke is one figure Hasbro managed to put 12 points of articulation onto and STILL give him a pre-posed sculpt. :)

It's a figure like many from its era while it was an improvement, but it also had major flaws, at least in my eyes...  I'm a little bored with Bespin Luke getting rehashed at this point, and I would love seeing a new versatile sculpt...  One that a new torso on him could yield a nice new poseable Dagobah Luke, or a damaged Bespin Luke with just a crafty paintjob on it.  The old Saga sculpt of him though just isn't interesting to me at all, especially now.
Isn't Hasbro making one for the VTAC next year?

I hope so. I need one that is clean or at least doesn't have the bloody face.
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2006, 11:37 AM »
I thought the bespin Luke was also on tap for the VOTC line.
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2006, 12:03 PM »
I thought the bespin Luke was also on tap for the VOTC line.

It's been on the rumor lists for some time.  The SAGA version was a good offering for a couple of years, and the OTC repaint gave us a clean version.  And we're getting it again in the Dagobah Battle Pack.  But I don't think that figure fits in with the aesthetic that we're getting with figures these days.

A VOTC style Bespin Luke would definitely be a welcome offering.  It's a pretty logical figure to offer seeing how we've got a couple of great TESB Darth Vader's, and it would make sense for Hasbro to make a counterpart to those great Vaders.
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2006, 02:51 PM »
I hope the rumors are right & we are seeing a new Bespin Luke in the VOTC line. The one we have now is crap, w/ a OMG my dad is Vader!? looking face. :-\, only suitablefor that scene
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Re: Bespin Luke?!!?
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2006, 07:55 PM »
I also thought I read somewhere that he was rumored for the next VOTC/VTSC line.  He would be a great addition to the line. 

I really liked the Saga version and even bought the OTC re-paint, but it is true that he has seen his day and needs a worthy update. 

I kind of liken the Saga/OTC Luke to the much maligned Comm-Tech Cantina Han Solo.  It was an awesome figure for it's day, ground breaking in some ways, but pales in comparison to the VOTC Han.  Here's hoping we get a VOTC Bespin Luke that is just as awesome as that figure!