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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2015, 11:59 AM »
Well, with the CLONE WARS series over I don't think Dave Filoni is going to be able to cook up any more new Clone commanders in homage to Marvel Comics characters.  So it seems unlikely that we're going to get Clone Commander Stark or Clone Captain Merka any time soon.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #31 on: March 3, 2015, 05:30 PM »
Ceremony Leia bumped to a future wave, according to Hasbro, via BBTS.

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It appears an extra Stormtrooper may be in the case now.  There are doubles of Rex, Stormtrooper, and Wolfe.  I can't recall the original case breakdown to confirm if one of those is a new addition or not.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #32 on: March 3, 2015, 08:02 PM »
Ceremony Leia bumped to the next wave, according to Hasbro, via BBTS.

EDIT:

It appears an extra Stormtrooper may be in the case now.  There are doubles of Rex, Stormtrooper, and Wolfe.  I can't recall the original case breakdown to confirm if one of those is a new addition or not.

Has the Stormtrooper been shown at one of the shows, or is it presumed to be a Vintage repack like the Navy Commander?

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #33 on: March 3, 2015, 08:16 PM »
Pics I caught online are the crummy one, basically.  The one with the rifle and such.  I thought it came out in TBS earlier?  I seem to recall it being out anyway.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #34 on: March 3, 2015, 09:54 PM »
It appears an extra Stormtrooper may be in the case now.  There are doubles of Rex, Stormtrooper, and Wolfe.  I can't recall the original case breakdown to confirm if one of those is a new addition or not.

Yes, a second Stormtrooper was added to replace Leia apparently.  The case always had doubles of Rex and Wollfe.

Has the Stormtrooper been shown at one of the shows, or is it presumed to be a Vintage repack like the Navy Commander?

The pics everyone is using are the one that got packed in the Black Series, the TLC Dewback Sandtrooper minus the Sandtrooper gear one.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #35 on: March 3, 2015, 10:05 PM »
Thanks for the info Jesse and Jeff! I forgot about the Black Series "Orange" Stormtrooper. If the paint apps are cleaned up on this re-release I may end up grabbing a few.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #36 on: March 4, 2015, 03:41 PM »
So what is meaningfully new in this wave?

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #37 on: March 4, 2015, 04:17 PM »
Since Yavin Ceremony Leia has been pulled from the wave, you've got:

Pretty much ALL-NEW:
2015 #xx Captain Rex
2015 #xx Clone Commander Doom
2015 #xx Clone Colmmander Wolffe

Pretty much just a NEW HEAD on an old body:
2015 #xx Darth Vader (Yoda's Test)
2015 #xx Chewbacca (Yavin)
2015 #xx Jon 'Dutch' Vander

There was some debate on Vader whether he was an ALL-NEW sculpt, or just a new head on the newest Vader body - I don't recall what Hasbro said on that one...

REPACK:
2015 #02 Luke Skywalker (Hoth)
2015 #xx Imperial Navy Commander
2015 #xx Stormtrooper


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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #38 on: March 4, 2015, 06:28 PM »
The case was hurting as it was...  I wound up going with 2x each individuals on the Clones and Dutch.  I'm splitting the order with a local buddy.  Free shipping, and Rex was only $11.99, so it worked out for us to do it that way.  We'll save over buying a whole case and eating the stormtroopers, the Hoth Luke, etc.

I'm not a big fan of that Chewbacca for the price, ultimately.  I wanted it to put with the Leia but not for $13.  I'll play the waiting game there.

I love the Clones for what they are...  All are interesting armor, unique decos, and besides Doom, I think they're decent choices.  I would've preferred a SA Phase I Bly to Doom, but that's me.  I'm all about Phase I versions of guys like him, or Cody even.  Cody would be absolutely awesome with a Phase I sculpt, especially since the early episodes made you think he and Rex were going to be best buds.

Dutch, I'll buy any Rebel Pilot...  His preorder sold out on BBTS, despite "Rebel Pilots don't sell well" mantra, so I'm glad I got my order in on him at Entertainment Earth.  He is, like so many others, a needed upgrade.

I'm not a fan of the pricehike but dealing with it...  It is what it is, and if I still like figures I'm still into them regardless of the cost.  I'll just be more particular on things like that Chewbacca, for sure.

Leia getting pushed back...  Any theories why?  I'm thinking it was a case costing issue, and she's bumped to the next assortment (since it's the last TBS one), but I'm not really sure why they'd go that route either.  Perhaps they think a Stormtrooper makes more sense right now?  With the toon and all, I mean.  Leia maybe will balance out the next wave's cost to some degree perhaps.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #39 on: March 4, 2015, 07:24 PM »
I want a few of the figures from this wave, but it looks like Wave 8 (possibly last wave?) will have more that I'm looking forward to and likely be tough to find due to it being the last thing prior to the Force Awakens push.  I am excited for that Chewie, as well as Rex, Dutch, and Vader.  I like the clones too, but just not sure if I want to continue with all the clone repaints.  They do look neat, but it is just tough to find room for them all anymore, and I'd rather focus on the OT stuff at this point.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - Wave 7
« Reply #40 on: March 4, 2015, 07:35 PM »
On 8 I'm probably going to just get a case and deal with it whatever it may be.
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