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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #30 on: July 13, 2012, 10:39 PM »
Hopefully they will offer some sort of bulk discount so the MN group can get together a group order and save a little extra...

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #31 on: July 13, 2012, 11:05 PM »
That's expensive... but with the accessory it's not TOO bad.  In certain cases I'd be willing to shell out a lot for a single figure.  Something unique, obscure, guaranteed to be unpopular at retail...

I'd pay $25 a piece for Tonnika Sisters.   :-*
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #32 on: July 13, 2012, 11:42 PM »
I agree the price is expensive, but I only want to comment the figure.

Is a nice detailed and accurate sculpt, also the disposition of the robes gives the volume and the posability such character needs.

At first sight, looks as a doll in the 4 inches scale.

The accessories make thing on a large diorama incoming.

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #33 on: July 13, 2012, 11:51 PM »
Anyone able to order one yet?  I cant get my order to process...  >:(
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #34 on: July 14, 2012, 03:00 AM »
This reminds me the G.I. Joe Club Exclusives  ::)  I wonder if this is a test to see if this will work for future figure like this in which would be peg poison at retail. 
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #35 on: July 14, 2012, 09:19 AM »
I agree it is definately a test. They are clearly not making the run until they know how many units to make, with the February delivery date.

I also wouldn't mind a niche collecting outlet for unique figures that may not do well at mass retail. But this is a tough way to to start.

For all the talk of keeping overall costs of the line down with re-issues, re-used parts, and decreasing pieces per unit (less articulation), this is a complete 180. Unique sculpt. Unique accessories. Unique package.

I just think this needed to be a Hasbro store item, with a price point of $19.99 or less.

I noticed it describes the product as coming in a vintage style box- Maybe she is carded, but within a box type package to accomodate the Dooku dookie.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #36 on: July 14, 2012, 09:23 AM »
The price is high, but you can get free shipping with the code SUMMER and a spend of $60.  Brian's is the Macy's of Star Wars pricing, so I would think other similar exclusives might be in that $20 range.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #37 on: July 14, 2012, 09:56 AM »
I've gotta say, I like this. This will get the Jocasta Nu monkey off of Hasbro's back, and we get the new figure. Add in the Dooku Lost 20 bust, plus the packaging that looks like the Jedi archives and I'm ok with the $25 price tag.

I'm a little surprised that Hasbro partnered up with Brian's Toys on this. And it makes me think that EE probably passed on this. I have to wonder if Hasbro realizes the kind of reaction this will elicit with collectors. But I'm going to bite the bullet and get my order in pretty soon.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #38 on: July 14, 2012, 10:48 AM »
Finally! This is awesome. Ordered my two.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #39 on: July 14, 2012, 11:02 AM »
I'm glad this finally got made so the half dozen guys who wanted it can get it, great that it is exclusive so it doesn't melt pegs with its sheer uselessness. 

But those same folks need to thank Scott and this site for making it even an option.  His pioneering of the idea of a grassroots fanswell with Willow is what made it even possible. 

Now go click on the Brian's Tous link on the front page and order a dozen!

And yes sarcasm aside, I ordered one for my daughter. She gets one of every female figure (at least the ones not dressed like Jedi Strippers)

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2012, 12:01 PM »
So what is the price AFTER shipping?
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2012, 12:28 PM »
what is the the story on this Dooku bust?  "lost 20" something.  Anyone have the background info on it?  thanks in advance

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #42 on: July 14, 2012, 12:46 PM »
The Lost Twenty

Neat that Hasbro included the holocron under the bust of Dooku.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #43 on: July 14, 2012, 12:59 PM »
Well - I just ordered by four - two to open and two to keep MIB.

VERY glad this is finally coming.

I'm still convinced that this was an exclusive offered up to either Hasbro Toy Shop for C6 or EE and both those outlets passed and Brians Toys stepped up to the plate on it.

I can't blame them for taking pre-orders AND charging credit cards now - it should help them more accurately plan for the right order amounts.

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2012, 04:04 PM »
I'm not sure I'm agreeing on the pre-orders setting order ammounts.  I see where guys are coming from on that, but at the same time, how do you set a $25 price without already knowing how many you've produced?  You really can't set the price before production, know what I mean?  If only a 1000 people order at $25 a pop that's only $25,000...  That seems on the low side for a completely newly tooled action figure, and all the crap it comes with.
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