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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #30 on: June 13, 2007, 07:00 PM »
Sweet mother of... this wave is incredible.  Now, I've been waiting on images of the A-Wing pilot more than any other figure... it looks wonderful, but I think Hasbro has used some creative license there.  I'd have rather they update the familiar look of the POTF2 and vintage versions:








It seems to me that the new A-Wing pilot dovetails pretty well with the pilot in this image from the briefing scene aboard Home One in ROTJ

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #31 on: June 13, 2007, 08:43 PM »
Aside from his barely-there nightgown and translucent plastic, is it just me or is that Anakin Spirit figure a kitbash of Agen Kolar's lower body, Pilot Obi-Wan's upper body, and a new head?  Not that it's a bad thing, mind you, but that long crotch flap over a soft goods waist skirt just brings Kolar's strange distribution of plastic vs. soft goods to mind.


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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2007, 02:09 AM »
Man, it's nice to see some ewoks finally getting some love. That two pack is probably the top of my list from this wave.Great looking figures.

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #33 on: June 15, 2007, 09:13 AM »
Aside from his barely-there nightgown and translucent plastic, is it just me or is that Anakin Spirit figure a kitbash of Agen Kolar's lower body, Pilot Obi-Wan's upper body, and a new head? 


Could be. Looks like the A-Wing pilot kit bashes the VOTC Pilot Luke arms and thighs.
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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2007, 05:48 PM »
Ewoks- I really like this set. It looks like they have ball-joint shoulders. Hopefully Wicket & Paploo are next.
R2-D2- It's a cool idea. But VOTC R2 again? Maybe an Ewok Capture Luke, Han  & Chewie are planned to complete the Ewok Capture scene.
A-Wing Pilot- This the gem of the wave. Fantastic articulation & I'll probably end up using this guy for customs alot.
McQuarrie Han Kenobi- Maybe that's what this figure should be called. It's an Okay choice but I would of preferred a figure of the "Green, Monster" concept.
Ghost Anakin- I'm probably the only who likes this figure. I think it's an improvement over OTC Ghost Ben. I'm hoping a new Ghost Ben is done in this style. Along with Yoda.
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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2007, 06:46 PM »

It seems to me that the new A-Wing pilot dovetails pretty well with the pilot in this image from the briefing scene aboard Home One in ROTJ



I would say the vintage version is the closest from what little we can see in the film pic.  No gloves (the new one has them), the boots appear to be soft cloth type, and the chest plate seems the most accurate if you look at the few metallic details we can see.  But, I'm not really disappointed, just curious  ;D
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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #36 on: June 19, 2007, 09:10 PM »
Ewoks - Finally getting 2 packs of these.  Paying $7 for Chief Chirpa alone hurts.  So does astromechs.

A-Wing Pilot - It looks pretty good except the under helmet thing.

R2-D2 - I may get it for the accesory.

Ghost Anakin - I may or may not get this.  I actually like the clear cloak though. 

Han McQuarrie - I am definately getting that.  The Mcfigures have won me over this year. 



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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #37 on: June 20, 2007, 10:36 AM »
Hopefully Wicket & Paploo are next.


According to that otheR Site, Lumat and Female w/Wokling are next! Very cool.


McQuarrie Han Kenobi- Maybe that's what this figure should be called.

I refer to him as Obi-Han.




Ewoks 2-Pack: Good to see some new Ewoks, Im not jumping out of my seat though.

Spirit Anakin: I really liked him the first time I saw him but then I realized...HE SUCKS!

A-Wing Pilot: Im not as excited about this one for some reason.  :-\

R2-D2: Eh, pass. Good idea, though. Maybe I wouldnt have passed if it was the clean R4-G9 repaint.

Obi-Han Kenolo: Yes! Probably him, the droids, and Chewbacca are the best concept figures of the year. This is the gem of the wave.

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #38 on: June 20, 2007, 04:51 PM »
NewForce is now taking pre-orders for this case...

Scheduled to contain:
1x AIRBORNE TROOPER
1x MCQUARRIE VADER
2x MCQUARRIE HAN SOLO (new)
2x EWOK 2-PACK (new)
2x ANAKIN SPIRIT (new)
2x A-WING PILOT (new)
2x R2-D2 IN CARGO NET (new)
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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #39 on: June 20, 2007, 05:11 PM »
NewForce is now taking pre-orders for this case...

Scheduled to contain:
1x AIRBORNE TROOPER
1x MCQUARRIE VADER
2x MCQUARRIE HAN SOLO (new)
2x EWOK 2-PACK (new)
2x ANAKIN SPIRIT (new)
2x A-WING PILOT (new)
2x R2-D2 IN CARGO NET (new)

Finally!!! the Airborne Trooper gets into another Case...he is becoming the Cantina Han of 2007....I can't order OT cases anymore without getting prequel crap in them...

But 2 McHan's is cool.

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #40 on: June 20, 2007, 05:25 PM »
Big pictures are at JediInsider.

Ewoks and Concept Han look great.

A-Wing pilot has a very strange long neck.  Why?

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2007, 06:33 PM »
Maybe to allow for range of movement while wearing the flight helmet.

Too bad some of the Clone didn't benefit from such allowances, nothing like seeing their chins sticking out from under the helmets edge.  ;)


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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2007, 06:51 PM »
So I've now pre-ordered waves 5, 6, and 7 from Newforce.

Having never done this before - I'm wondering what % of their orders get canceled?

Am I in good shape to expect these or should I be making back up plans and filling my gas tank up for more fruitless Star Wars runs?

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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2007, 07:33 PM »
I'm wondering what % of their orders get canceled?

It all depends on whether or not Hasbro fills their orders...  sometimes it's 0%, sometimes it's 100%. 

NF had some rough patches when Hasbro was feeding big box retail over the little internet guys in '05 and during the UGH cases in '06, but so far they have hit 100% on all orders in wave 1-3.  Granted, sometimes it takes a while (ie they get 50% of the order in, then 50% 2-3 weeks later) but they have been coming through recently. (*knocks on wood*)
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Re: 30AC Wave 7 - Battle of Endor
« Reply #44 on: June 20, 2007, 07:33 PM »
These are looking nice. I will at least have an A-Wing pilot in my ranks! No need to mention Mcfigs... there's fabulous!!