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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #15 on: July 15, 2013, 09:22 PM »
ThIs and the Kmart 2 packs might suck me back in. 

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #16 on: July 16, 2013, 09:20 AM »
The sculpt looks old to me. I'm eager to see if they'll ever re-do the hip joints, a bit of an eye-sore for me with the vintage collection editions.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2013, 09:41 AM »
Isn't it just the Dewback Sandtrooper, minus the Sandtrooper gear?  Looks that way to me.  Here's a pic of that one for comparison.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2013, 12:16 PM »
It still doesn't look like any Stormtrooper from the movies, IMO. They just cannot get the helmet right for some reason.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2013, 02:57 PM »
I didn't think it looked new but wasn't sure...  Same ole same ole...  I prefer the clean Sandtroopers...  You got more gear thus more value.  More troops are nice but for $10+ you seriously need to put some new in there for anyone to care.  Ball jointed wrists or at least a lot of rehash weapons n gear.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #20 on: July 16, 2013, 03:08 PM »
There's now a 41st Elite Clone photo... and man is it screwed up. Missing gray on lower legs, shoulder bells, belt, ab section, hand plates. I pray it gets addressed before release.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #21 on: July 16, 2013, 04:41 PM »
I'm more concerned about the helmet...

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #22 on: July 16, 2013, 06:24 PM »
It's not production, so there's hope, but little.  I wouldn't be shocked at all if it was deco left off for cost reasons.   ::)  That's out of control.

For $10+ a pop, there sure is a whole lot of "just a tad different/fixed up".
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #23 on: July 16, 2013, 08:22 PM »
No rifle.   :(


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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #24 on: July 16, 2013, 08:52 PM »
Not trying to excuse this clone, since it looks like crap, but maybe Hasbro was using a shot with an unfinished digital model or bright lighting as reference? In any case it's bizarre since they got the paint apps spot on for the Legacy/Build-A-Droid release. Hopefully this Black Series version is corrected before release.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #25 on: July 17, 2013, 04:42 AM »
More of the same... pass

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #26 on: July 17, 2013, 11:43 AM »
There's now a 41st Elite Clone photo... and man is it screwed up. Missing gray on lower legs, shoulder bells, belt, ab section, hand plates. I pray it gets addressed before release.

I see Yoda's News has posted some loose shots of the 41st Clone and Stormtrooper which confirm the paint apps on the 41st are missing and not just washed out by the flash or something.  Stormtrooper still looks like the Dewback Sandie minus gear to me. Not sure if it's got the removable helm like the VC41 did.   :-\

Also, the Germans have updated with carded shots of Pablo, Mara, and Luminara now.  I think Pablo is going to be my favorite from this wave, he's a great upgrade.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #27 on: July 17, 2013, 02:01 PM »
Agreed on Pablo...  He's awesome, and long overdue IMO.  I want 2 of him actually.

I figure the Hasbro official pics don't always match up to production so I'm willing to still give them some leeway, but at this point I think this was probably all cost-saving or simple factory laziness...  The way the Legends and Mission Series are described makes me think quality's taking a nosedive this year with Hasbro.  Not that it was perfect the last 3 or 4 years either.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #28 on: July 17, 2013, 03:53 PM »
Mara looks decent. Odds of finding her went down even more. Odd to have character art showing her hat/goggles that aren't included.


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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 2
« Reply #29 on: July 20, 2013, 04:58 PM »
Mara is nice, need to see a close up of her face :)

Hope sellers donīt speculate with her price as they did with tvc Gamorrean guard.