Author Topic: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update  (Read 3352 times)

Offline Jesse James

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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #15 on: January 8, 2011, 03:50 PM »
Do you have an image?  I don't really know, and looking at the above images it's tough to tell.

Like I said, other guys in the same costume have pants over the boots, so I'm inclined to think that this character doesn't have the pantlegs tucked into higher boots at this point, without a picture showing it definitively.
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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #16 on: January 9, 2011, 08:28 AM »
I've always intended to use the POTF2 figure's head and some of the 30AC figure, but there are clearly a lot of details to this guy that make him dramatically different from the guys flanking Vader in the cell, or wandering around the detention block.  I'm more firmly entrenched now than ever that he's in grey too.

So this brings in another round of the debate...

Detention Block guards vs Death Star Control room guys.

I always viewed the vintage Death Squad Commander as the Detention Block guys (with the name Death Squad) but the color was just wrong.
Obiously the guys we were given in 30AC were ESB Naval Fleet Trooper ( a third variation)  so it gets more convoluted....

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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2011, 01:04 AM »
Do you have an image?  I don't really know, and looking at the above images it's tough to tell.
This is from the opening of the scene where Alderaan in destroyed. It's much easier to see in the movie since the bottom of the pant leg moves around.

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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2011, 02:28 AM »
That's interesting.  Thanks SnTrooper, for adding a photo.
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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2011, 11:15 PM »
Give me a figure called "Detention Block Guard" and give him those big silver boxes on his belt and I'd be in SW heaven.
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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2011, 11:18 AM »
I'm all for paying homage to the vintage line.  Mimic that as best you can, then when you throw the figure into the Legends line you can update it however you want - rank, boots, gloves, headset, bottle of champagne, don't really care.  Just wrap up the original 12 please.
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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2011, 03:51 PM »
I'd be all for a movie accurate one. I'd love to see how that headset would work under the helmet.

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Re: Death Squad Commander... Film Look, or Complete Vintage Update
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2011, 04:57 AM »
Great discussion guys. I do hope hasbro are aware of all these differences as i favour movie accurate.
They did stress in a Qand A that in such cases they intend to update the character ahead of a vintage tribute.
Maybe we should compile all these differences in a question -just to be safe.