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2013 Saga Legends Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« on: February 1, 2013, 11:07 AM »
From spies at German Toy Fair from JediNews UK:

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Over in the Movie Heroes line, there is a new Vader card much smaller than normal with low-budget 3-3/4" figures that includes a tiny insert showcasing the character. Much like the Batman 6 line we saw last year. A new Ep3 Anakin figure was shown. This line is targeted towards kids on a budget. This line mirrors the budget Iron Man 3 and Ultimate Spider-Man lines that have already been seen but aren't out yet.

I guess that confirms the move to cheapo, $6/5POA style figures for the Movie Heroes line.
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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #1 on: February 1, 2013, 01:42 PM »
So, will there be three 3 3/4" lines or just two? Will Movie Heroes merge with the black series or go to  its own Vader packaging? Will Mission series replace Movie Heroes?

This would be a good series to release the battle droid from the MTT (not the rack ones, the "pilot" ones they've used in the Class 1 sets). 

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #2 on: February 1, 2013, 02:38 PM »
I feel like those Batman figures were on two kinds of cards...mini-cards for places like 5 Below and the Dollar Store, and more standard size cards for Walmart, etc. I admittedly don't pay that much attention though.

So what will the line look be for the Clone Wars line post-Yoda packaging?

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #3 on: February 1, 2013, 02:40 PM »
So what will the line look be for the Clone Wars line post-Yoda packaging?

I think you should be asking...

So what will there be a the line look be for the Clone Wars line post-Yoda packaging?

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #4 on: February 1, 2013, 02:49 PM »
I know brother, believe me I know.

I can feel the Stark Fist of Removal hanging over everything right now...I'm bracing.
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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #5 on: February 9, 2013, 04:05 PM »
The Legends have returned as something worse!

Yoda, Shock Trooper, Phase 1 Clone, Anakin (ROTS), Mace Windu, Super Battle Droid...




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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #6 on: February 9, 2013, 04:08 PM »
I'm saying it now: I like them. No apologies.
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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #7 on: February 9, 2013, 04:20 PM »
I'm saying it now: I like them. No apologies.

I'm actually with you. The figures do look really good. I'm planning to get Clones and Battle Droids for use as vehicle drivers and pilots. People can bitch and moan about articulation, but the price is right and the sculpts look very good.

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #8 on: February 9, 2013, 04:27 PM »
I'm saying it now: I like them. No apologies.

I don't entirely hate all of them. Yet. I mean, if they have hollow vinyl bodies I'll puke. (I do hate that it's come to this.)

The super battle droid is at least neutrally posed, and not that anger inducing one with the Yoda fighter set.
 
The price? Wasn't that long ago #41 clones could had at retail for $7 or $8. 

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #9 on: February 9, 2013, 04:38 PM »
The price? Wasn't that long ago #41 clones could had at retail for $7 or $8.

I think I read somewhere that it's a $5 SRP? Or maybe I'm just dividing the $9.99 pricepoint of the mission packs. Either way I'm expecting that these figures will retail for $5-$6, since I saw similar Iron Man and Spider-man figures for $6 at Target yesterday.

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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #10 on: February 9, 2013, 04:40 PM »
Yeah Greg, they should be $5.99 MSRP like the Iron man and Spidey figures.


I just got home and haven't had a chance to really look them over too closely.  But at $6 each, I can deal with less articulation so I won't be surprised to find myself picking up a few army builders or other nice onese here or there.
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Re: 2013 Movie Heroes Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #11 on: February 9, 2013, 04:46 PM »
Good to know the price is $6. The only ones that are iffy at that price are the R2 droid and the especially diminutive looking Yoda. Hopefully Hasbro packs in some extra accessories, features, or articulation to improve the value of those two.

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Re: 2013 Saga Legends Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #12 on: February 9, 2013, 11:10 PM »
Our pictures are starting to trickle into our image gallery.  Here's a look at the Hasbro press images for the first wave of 2013 Saga Legends:

http://www.jedidefender.com/gallery/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Conventions/Toy_Fair_2013/Hasbro_Star_Wars/Official_Images/Saga_Legends
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Re: 2013 Saga Legends Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #13 on: February 10, 2013, 08:17 AM »
What R4 is that? Not the animated one right?
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Re: 2013 Saga Legends Basic Figures - Vader Cardback
« Reply #14 on: February 10, 2013, 09:19 AM »
R4-P17 from ROTS
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