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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #60 on: July 21, 2011, 11:03 AM »
I have to agree with McMetal,  they have stuff on display that you can find at TJ Maxx and Ross.   ???

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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #61 on: July 21, 2011, 08:18 PM »
Sad thing is I was looking at pictures from Comic-con 2010 and still havn't seen some of these things for sale!
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #62 on: July 21, 2011, 11:25 PM »
I guess we know why there was not the usual glut of Pre-SDCC leaks.... There was nothing to show.

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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #63 on: July 22, 2011, 01:10 AM »
So I got off the phone with my friend out there at the show...

So far, he said they still had Death Star boxed sets, Indy figure cases, the Commando sets, all the GI Joe exclusives, and this was 2 days INTO the show that they had all of it.

He said the Hasbro Ticket system is just how they do things at SDCC (like Jayson said), and that the "lottery" rumor is something nobody's willing to cop to, and Hasbro had no clue where it came from even, and that it seems to have just originated at the Hasbro store among the people in line or something.

They've got all the exclusives though, so that bodes well for people hoping for these to turn up.  He said Hasbro's limiting the more limited stuff to 1-per, and stuff like the Indy cases to 2-per...  They're really controlling the flow so people aren't leaving with entire cases of stuff in one swoop, etc.

He said EE/TRU's Commando set was there in bulk and the EE rep said TRU's handling any post-show stock that may be left over, which leads me to believe TRU has their own stock for online right now and will have more when the show's done...  Little speculation there, but you never know.

Sounds like panic isn't quite necessary right now, and that Hasbro hasn't damned the collecting community for all eternity.

It sounds like things like the Death Star may sell out before show's end, but as of tonight it hadn't yet, so that's interesting.

I hope everyone who wants these sets can get them at some point.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #64 on: July 22, 2011, 08:46 AM »
This is really great to hear, especially on the vintage set that was supposedly going to be impossible to get outside the show just 24 hours ago.  Thanks for posting the straight scoop.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #65 on: July 22, 2011, 08:57 AM »
Does anyone know what time the Hasbro Slide Show presentation starts? I was thinking 11am but I can't recall if that is EST or PST time...

I actually took time off work to watch this. Yes, I am a huge nerd.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #66 on: July 22, 2011, 09:13 AM »
11am PST.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #67 on: July 22, 2011, 09:36 AM »
If past years are any indication, we will probably see people live blogging the event, as well as the possible webcast.  THAT is one of the things that I was very proud to help get going at SDCC in 2009.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #68 on: July 22, 2011, 02:03 PM »
Hasbro Panel webcast = http://www.swactionnews.com/

I'll try to blog along as things get announced (work permitting of course). ;)
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #69 on: July 22, 2011, 02:05 PM »
2011 Clone Wars... 
- first slides show the figures that are in the case now: Savage, Sno-Koon, Seripas, etc
- Rex comes with 2x backpacks, mega jetpack and regular
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #70 on: July 22, 2011, 02:06 PM »
thanks Jeff, Now I can follow in 2 places :)
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #71 on: July 22, 2011, 02:08 PM »
What's the other one? (in case the one I'm watching craps out ;))
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #72 on: July 22, 2011, 02:10 PM »
What's the other one? (in case the one I'm watching craps out ;))

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/jeditemplearchives



I can't watch either stream for whatever reason.  Probably firewalled.
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #73 on: July 22, 2011, 02:10 PM »
Scum is live blogging it as well, I can't get the swactionnews.com stream to come up...
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Re: SDCC 2011
« Reply #74 on: July 22, 2011, 02:12 PM »
More from the panel...
- CW JarJar is a repack (by popular demand?)
- 2nd Savage (armored) was designed with vehicles in mind (able to sit in the in other words)
- DLX mini-Y-Wing, etc
- Mando Shuttle
- the $80 Attack Shuttle

Vintage Collection:
- through 2012
- inventory/distribution = we KNOW there are some issues out there (too many Dengar, Clones), they are working with retail trying to improve the situation.
- Many of the HTF 2011 figures will be re-issued with no changes in 2012 (ie, more Wedge is on the way!)
- "2011 Wave 4" (aka Wave 8; Evazan, Aayla, etc) is moving to 2012!
- "2011 Wave 5" = Revenge Wave is coming as scheduled = Revenge 12 plus Ponda, Echo Base Rebel, Bastilla
- 2012 Mail-Away Boba Fett
- Kid-aimed FX Sabers (shown at Toy Fair)
- www.jointhejedi.com = promo for kids - giving away free toys and a chance for kids to win another Clone Wars contest on lightsaber moves
- SW TFer Update: Anakin/Vader Star Destroyer,
- Jedi Force Updates: same as shown at Toy Fair

Exclusives:
- More Walmart Clone Wars DVD 2-Packs (with repacks)
- Walmart BARC and AT-RT
- Walmart Clone Wars team pack (repacks)
- More Target Kenner retro 3-packs (Wave 2 shown already in booth)
- Target gets the Kenner packaged Landspeeder / Taun-Taun assortment ($17)
- K-Mart Kenner packaged B-Wing (out now)
- TRU Commander Blackout Spec Ops Trooper ;)
- TRU Force Unleashed and Rep Commando box sets -
- [these were one last chance to hit these games before they move on to SWTOR focused sets for 2012/2013]
- TRU Kenner packaged Y-Wing (out now)
- TRU Clone Wars Assassin Spider Droid plus 2x Clones!
- TRU "Big Book Item" = Trench Run UBP; X-Wing has indeed been updated/refurbished with new fuselage with features


2012 Sneak Peek
- NEW Cardback Format = matches classic KENNER BOXES style
- 2012 Wave 1 = TPM QuiGon, Maul, Obi-Wan, Battle Droid, Rats/PitDroid, Tey How?
- Typho, BenQuadrineros, Padme, Naboo Dudes
[argh - stupid ustream commercials  ::)]
- Bluray deleted scene figures in Spring 2012 instead of Fall 2011= Luke saber-builder, Leia, Lando, Mon Cal Pilot
- Walmart TPM in fancy deluxe packages - Aurra, R3unit, Gungan, Pilot
- Naboo Droids/Gungan Battle Pack
- TRU Pod Racer Pilot super-pack with flags
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