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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #1 on: October 6, 2008, 08:13 AM »
I hope this means the ROTJ set is not far behind.
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #2 on: October 6, 2008, 12:35 PM »
I think this might be out in time for the holidays.  And it seems that the ROTJ version is likely to be a Q4 2009 release.  It wouldn't make a lot of sense to have Jabba competing against himself at retail.
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #3 on: October 6, 2008, 10:14 PM »
Very cool, I can't wait!

What would make this perfect is if they included the stretcher with the 'returning bounty hunters.' :D 
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #4 on: October 6, 2008, 11:18 PM »
I bet it includes a repainted 3PO translator, and either Anikin or a new guard figure.
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #5 on: October 7, 2008, 09:09 AM »
I hope this means the ROTJ set is not far behind.

Seriously. An animated Jabba before a decent movie set?
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #6 on: October 7, 2008, 12:10 PM »
I know.  I want a really good ROTJ Jabba.  And thankfully that seems to be in the works.  But I guess Hasbro is trying to capitalize on Jabba playing such a prominent role in THE CLONE WARS feature film.
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #7 on: October 7, 2008, 01:28 PM »
I hope this means the ROTJ set is not far behind.

Seriously. An animated Jabba before a decent movie set?

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I think Hasbro is going to take it in the ...s on the Clone Wars animated line. Those figures are stinking up pegs all over. Granted the show just came out but it's at 9pm! Great for adults, but what about the young kids for which the toys are geared towards. I'm sure there is a percentage of 6-9 year olds who are not up at that time, even on a Friday. So they don't get the chance to see the show, therefore don't have a desire for the toys. The cartoon movie by the standards of the live action movies was a huge dud.

I look forward to the animated line drying up next year. Back to the basics please. REALISTIC style figure.

No freakin' way should we get an animated Jabba before an ultimate movie realistic Jabba.

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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #8 on: October 7, 2008, 02:45 PM »
Kind of cool that they're making this, and I'm definitely in the boat that's happy that Hasbro has pretty much confirmed we'll see a realistic one in the future (likely next year).  Hopefully, when that happens, we'll see them go all out with a dais and everything.  If anything, the animated one might give us a better chance of seeing a dais like that - since Hasbro can justify packing it with both the animated and realistic versions (or if not packing it in the battle pack, releasing it in the future).  Plus, it could be realistic style just like the vehicles have been.

On the other point that jedi_master_sal brought up, do you think the Clone Wars line will be drying up within a year or so?  From what I've read, the series got big ratings for CN last week, so if that continues it could really help the line.  I could probably pick up almost any of the Animated Wave 1 at retail around here (with Rex and Yoda being the toughest finds), but the same could be said of the Legacy stuff as well (at least around here) for the most part - so I'm not sure how to judge the sales of these figures.  Personally, I'm in the minority where I'm buying both lines right now - but I'd be fine if they had done these in realistic style in the first place as well.  If it transitioned over to that, that would be just fine with me.  I am curious how the lines are doing overall though, and if there is a big difference between the two.

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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #9 on: October 7, 2008, 04:24 PM »
I think I would be interested in a Jabba battle pack.  It is a little surprising they are doing an animated version first, but then again, they probably can reuse the dias again with a realistic version, right?

As for the Clone Wars figs stinking up the pegs, I think its the first Legacy Legends figs and the Legacy Wave with Yarna that are responsible for that around my area.  I've actually had a hard time finding the latest was of Clone Wars figs, and the only ones I see in any great number is the Clone Trooper and R2-D2, other than that they seem to be selling pretty well.  I think they'd do better if the stors did a better job of separating the figures by series, but the sure are moving...
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #10 on: October 7, 2008, 07:17 PM »
I hope this means the ROTJ set is not far behind.

Seriously. An animated Jabba before a decent movie set?

I thought Hasbro mentioned in a Q&A we were getting a decent ROTJ next year.  Or maybe I was just dreaming.  If so I will definately skip this one.  I probably would have anyway. 

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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #11 on: October 8, 2008, 09:11 AM »
I think you're right, Broem. However, we still might get the animated one before the movie one. :P
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #12 on: October 8, 2008, 12:01 PM »
We'll get an animated one with dias, and we'll get a realstic one with really sweet articulation but no dias so we'll be screwed.  :-\
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #13 on: October 8, 2008, 03:00 PM »
I don't want to buy a battle pack to get Jabba, I hope the ROTJ one will be a single figure
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Re: Jabba the Hutt Battle Pack.
« Reply #14 on: October 8, 2008, 07:44 PM »
I hope the ROTJ one will be a single figure

Yeah, when Mustafar freezes over. ::)  ;)
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