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Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« on: June 19, 2009, 01:00 PM »
So, the big Parco show preview shindig was last night (or rather tonight, which has already happened in Japan) and the uber-exclusive Parco carded figure for 2009 is...

An homage to the 2002 Toy Fair Darth Vader!



Complete with saber sticking out of the top of the bubble...  definitely not what I was expecting.

Look for them to hit eBay soon!
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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2009, 01:05 PM »
Holy crap.  :o Looks like they're using the new sculpt for this correct? I probably won't be getting one but it'll be easy enough to fake a loose one for my collection.
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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2009, 01:06 PM »
You have got to be kidding, a silver Vader Kuby. I would have expected something a little better than that, how many more Vaders do we need? Oh well, that should be around the $300. mark. Oy!

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2009, 01:07 PM »
thats one I wont be buying at that price ::)

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2009, 01:28 PM »
Looks like they're using the new sculpt for this correct?

That is what it looks like to me...  I'm hoping that give the fact that it's yet another carded Vader (and an EU one at that), it will keep the price down from the $300 we usually see for these.

Definitely an odd choice, but I'm sure I'll end up with one eventually... ;)
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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2009, 01:47 PM »
First one hits eBay - $300

Lotsa pics in the listing if you're interested...



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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2009, 01:48 PM »
I've been toying with selling my TF Vader and now this?  LOL.  It's a neat little piece, but since I don't keep my Kubs carded, I'm not sure if I'll go for this.  Perhaps several months down the road when prices settle.  Thanks for posting it Jeff.
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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2009, 01:52 PM »
Ha! Nailed that $300. mark eh! Like Jeff said, hopefully the price will come down.

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2009, 02:15 PM »
Beautiful surprise, and the medicom exhibition start just tomorrow

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2009, 02:25 PM »
after looking at the actual carded figure, I can not see how this wont drop to 200 or less. I  am always excited whenever something new comes out but it looks so dull.  Ill wait. I'm sure it will drop that low. :-\

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2009, 02:29 PM »
Is it me or is the lightsaber sticking out the top of the bubble?

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2009, 02:32 PM »
Yes, the lightsaber is sticking out of the bubble.

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2009, 02:39 PM »
Is it me or is the lightsaber sticking out the top of the bubble?

Yes it is.  As Jeff indicated above, this is a direct homage to the Toy Fair Vader figure that Hasbro released back in 2002.  The first of the chrome Hasbro figures, it too had the red light saber sticking out of the top of the bubble through a small, circular hole. 
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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2009, 02:46 PM »
Oh yes missed that below the picture :P

Makes it look a bit stupid in my opinion but then I've never had much respect for Hasbro.

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Re: Medicom Toy Exhibition '09 Carded "Toy Fair" Vader
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2009, 03:34 PM »
This is just meh to me, and I usually really like Medicom's carded figures...  If this goes the way of the carded Luke or Holo Leia in terms of price, I may end up getting this, but if it stays where it's at now, I won't be adding this to my collection any time soon.
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