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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #150 on: February 15, 2014, 08:54 PM »
Mission Series 2-Packs Toy Fair Gallery is Up!

Upcoming non-Rebels 2-Packs:
Ep3 Sidious and Yoda
Ep3 Obi-Wan and Grievous
Ep3 Obi-Wan and Anakin
Ep5 Bespin Luke and Vader
Ep5 Boba Fett and Stormtrooper

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Zeb and Stormtrooper



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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #151 on: February 15, 2014, 10:51 PM »
Missed another good opportunity to get some Clone Wars inspired characters out there, rats.

That Zeb/Stormtrooper pack looks insanely awesome though, articulation be damned. I'm doubling down on those no question.

Great pics, Jeff!
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #152 on: February 15, 2014, 10:58 PM »
Missed another good opportunity to get some Clone Wars inspired characters out there, rats.

There are at least three Clone Wars figures coming to the Black Series this fall - Rex and two other as yet unnamed clones from Season 6 - but not much else planned for Mission Series or Saga Legends basic  figures.  Once Rebels gets rolling, that will be the animation focus going forward.   :-\
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #153 on: February 16, 2014, 04:45 PM »
Kind of a bummer to read some of the commentary about the fate of CW characters and some PT, like R5-X2. To be expected I guess. I wish they had gotten to R5 in the Amazon set. Anyways, back on topic, Zeb looks like a lot of fun and I love the trooper.

I also really like the Sidious set. I wasn't overly thrilled with the TVC version and modified him with the Bust Up.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #154 on: February 16, 2014, 04:47 PM »
Part of me is bummed, but mostly about EU characters over PT...  PT, I'm PT'd out at this point.  They're inferior movies, and the toys were overdone.  Maybe just my take on it, but I'm really over that stuff at this point.

I'm bummed about that droid sure, but really that's about it.  I can't think of anything else I care about.  Lots of stuff I'd have LIKED to have gotten, like Office Duel Palps maybe being the only thing I really wish I'd gotten, but otherwise it's really just a lot of stuff I won't miss.  Sometimes I look at my PT stuff and just shake my head at this point.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #155 on: February 16, 2014, 04:53 PM »
Part of me is bummed, but mostly about EU characters over PT...  PT, I'm PT'd out at this point.  They're inferior movies, and the toys were overdone.  Maybe just my take on it, but I'm really over that stuff at this point.

I'm bummed about that droid sure, but really that's about it.  I can't think of anything else I care about.  Lots of stuff I'd have LIKED to have gotten, like Office Duel Palps maybe being the only thing I really wish I'd gotten, but otherwise it's really just a lot of stuff I won't miss.  Sometimes I look at my PT stuff and just shake my head at this point.

I'm with you, but I'm thinking that kids in the 10 to 20 range prefer the prequels having grown up with them and Clone Wars in the same way that all of us in our 30's and 40's (and Brent too) prefer the OT.

Which is why I'm hoping the Sequels are good enough to be the new focus... if JJ Abrams does it right, and it sounds like he will, adults and kids are both going to love them.  It'll probably mean less prequel stuff even beyond the sequel-centric years that we're about to see. 
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #156 on: April 22, 2014, 11:49 AM »
Just noticed that Mission Series Wave 3 is up for pre-order at EE.

I may have to pick up the Yoda/Palpatine set at some point... that's a great looking Palps.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #157 on: April 22, 2014, 05:05 PM »
I'm good with the Senate Duel Palps from TVC, but yeah that is a pretty solid looking figure that's maybe worthy having next to it.  :-\
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #158 on: May 2, 2014, 10:46 AM »
Courtesy of Sandtroopers - Movie Mission Series sneak peek!  click here for the giant-size pic

Pics are just placeholders, but it looks like there are plans for:
- Wicket & Biker Scout
- Bossk and IG88
and a few more... but I can't tell if they'll just be repacks or new figures (Cody, Anakin, Obi-Wan, etc).
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #159 on: May 2, 2014, 12:29 PM »
Some of those look really cool but I have no idea who the characters are or what the media sourcing is supposed to be...are some of these upcoming Rebels packs maybe? Sabine? Kitwarr? Chultro Vizago?!?

I'm even more keen to see some of those upcoming single carded figures...Jedi Temple Guard FTW!!!
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #160 on: May 2, 2014, 12:36 PM »
Yes, the bottom half of the poster is Mission series 2-pack. I heard that Hera may be released as an exclusive.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #161 on: May 2, 2014, 03:26 PM »
It is going to become very difficult to determine which figures are repaints or repacks as well as which releases to purchase to only end up with one of each figure. I know I'll be tracking down Plo Koon, Bossk, and IG-88 for sure.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #162 on: May 2, 2014, 05:56 PM »
A lot of cool stuff in here. Bossk and IG-88 especially, Wicket and the Biker Scout, but Plo Koon would be cool in this scale also. A lot of interesting pairings in here and possibilities for the future too. Not too hip on the repacks we seem to be getting, but these seem to sell.

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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #163 on: May 2, 2014, 10:00 PM »
Definitely some interesting stuff in there.  The character pairings make sense.  Although I'm left wondering what that final 2-pack is in the lower right hand corner.
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Re: 2013 "Mission Series" Figure 2-Packs
« Reply #164 on: May 26, 2014, 10:11 AM »
I'm still resisting these, but I have to admit that the sculpting seems to be improving as they go.
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