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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #90 on: June 28, 2009, 02:26 PM »
Nobody has pics of the new Wedge figure?

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #91 on: June 28, 2009, 05:51 PM »


You're in luck...  We just happened to get two loose images of Wedge in today from a friend.  Head on out to the front page to check him out.  Not a shabby looking figure.  Too bad he's a pack-in and not a basic figure.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #92 on: June 28, 2009, 06:26 PM »
FINALLY.   ;D

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #93 on: June 28, 2009, 07:24 PM »
Hah, yeah...  Boxed shots were up a while back that we had gotten ahold of, but none really showed the figure off much.  Interesting headsculpt on him.  I think there will be some people disappointed in it.  I like it though, but I'm easy like that.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #94 on: June 28, 2009, 08:04 PM »
I think the likeness is pretty good actually:




If there was any complaint, it may be the deco on the control box.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #95 on: June 28, 2009, 08:09 PM »
Not bad at all...I'm surprised that we will have gotten 2 unique Wedge headsculpts within a year (this and the comic pack version).

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #96 on: June 28, 2009, 08:10 PM »
Yeah it does look better than I was thinking I guess.  Maybe I was thinking more of how the 3-pack Wedge looked (his hair and stuff), which I thought wasn't a bad likeness...  It looked younger though.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #97 on: June 28, 2009, 08:26 PM »
Not bad at all...I'm surprised that we will have gotten 2 unique Wedge headsculpts within a year (this and the comic pack version).

As much as they site tooling as being cost prohibitive for certain applications, I'm surprised they didn't save some of their tooling dollars and just recycle the Comic Pack version's head. Unless there is a discrepancy in the size of the neck posts between the two bodies of course. All the more reason to standardize the posts I guess in order to make it easier for them and the headswapers out there.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #98 on: June 29, 2009, 02:02 AM »
Hopefully having two headsculpts to choose from means that we will see other versions down the road, particularly a Snowspeeder flightsuit and a Civvies version as was seen in many Rogue Squadron comics.

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #99 on: June 29, 2009, 08:58 AM »
Its about freakin time !!!  ;D   I have been waiting for a great Wedge forever.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #100 on: June 29, 2009, 09:55 AM »
Yeah, it is really nice to see a closer to "ultimate" Wedge Antilles coming out.  It is still crazy to me that this character doesn't have a regular release, basic carded figure at this point.  Hopefully this figure will get slid into the Legends or Greatest Hits line at some point, or they re-release it if/when they get around to using vintage-like cardbacks for the line next year or in the future.  He really is the unsung hero of Star Wars in a lot of ways, and his figure releases show that too ;).  I'll probably be picking up this X-Wing pack anyways (depending on price), because Wedge is one of my favorite characters - but it would have been nice to have just the figure available too.

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #101 on: June 29, 2009, 10:44 AM »
He really is the unsung hero of Star Wars in a lot of ways, and his figure releases show that too ;).

Exactly, Wedge survives the first DS, the first one to take down the At-At Walker, and helps Lando blow up the second DS.  and still no basic figure released.  ???  Wedge has always got the shaft.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #102 on: June 29, 2009, 04:40 PM »
DAMN! I missed him, I would have bought two of these. I am actually surprised they made a new head tool, the CP version looked pretty good. I am really looking forward to this set. I may get two for more X-Wing that all of these Pilots can actually Pilot.
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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #103 on: June 29, 2009, 09:23 PM »
If they ever bring back the vintage line, then my vote is for the figs that never got vintage releases.  And Wedge is #1. 

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Re: Wedge Antilles' Red Two X-Wing Starfighter
« Reply #104 on: June 29, 2009, 09:40 PM »
This Wedge looks much better than the one that was offered online in OTC packaging.
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