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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #45 on: August 15, 2013, 10:31 PM »
Time to let some of that go. Unless it's never before done CW like Satine or somebody. Then I'm all for it.  :)

I super-duper agree with this sentiment!

If they can do Plagueis, there is no reason why they can't deliver core TCW characters that have yet to be done. Would still love some generic Nightsisters, Black Sun dudes, Red Mandos, etc.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #46 on: August 15, 2013, 11:24 PM »
I wonder if Windu's Jango helmet will have the bomb inside like the TCW figure did?
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #47 on: August 23, 2013, 10:46 AM »
The Black SEries 3 3/4" Wave 3 Case

1x #05 Ceremony Luke
1x #06 Bespin Vader
1x #08 Clone Pilot
1x #11 Luminara Unduli
1x #12 41st Clone
1x #13 Stormtrooper
1x #14 Mara Jade
1x #15 Merumeru
1x #16 Neyo
1x #17 Vizam
1x #18 Darth Plagueis
1x #19 Mace Windu

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #48 on: October 29, 2013, 09:20 PM »
Black Series Wave 3 Pre-Orders At EE + Free Shipping so not shabby.

Looks like a good wave breakdown too aside from maybe the Vader...

Some will harp on the Clone repacks too I suppose but at least they're army builders.

I'd seen an early sample of Neyo and it's an upgrade I'm happy to get...

I think the assortment isn't as rough as Wave 2 was in terms of getting what you don't want.  Luke is still a tougher figure to find from Wave 1 and didn't carry over to Wave 2...  The Stormtrooper, and 2 Clone carry-overs can be debated I guess.  I'm fine with this assortment though.  I think it works out, and gives me an extra Mara to do that nifty head swap with, without having an "original".  Sometimes I like to side-by-side stuff like that.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #49 on: October 30, 2013, 04:37 AM »
Yeah, that's a decent case assortment much like Wave 2... having not yet ordered a case of Wave 2 either I'm actually contemplating getting Wave 3 and just snagging my Wave 1 needs in the stores since that's hitting en masse now. All I'm REALLY interested in though are the unique characters. I have more than enough troopers and only find myself buying them because my old ones I bought between 2003-2005 are yellowing.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #50 on: October 30, 2013, 06:36 PM »
After opening my Wave 1 repack Vader from my Wave 2 case, that Vader's not quite so harsh to me now...  I have a use for him.  A very specific, but I think very fun use to display that figure sans blast effect, and +1 extra figure.  :D
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #51 on: November 18, 2013, 03:19 PM »
I saw this wave is available at a lot of online stores, most definitely caving in and buying. I've never bought whole cases of waves until the last online exclusive wave of TVC, and that was because that wave was just all-around amazing. This wave is pretty damn solid, too.

I've never been one to jump to buying the Clones, but daaaaaamn the paint job on the Neyo is incredible! That's one stellar figure. Plageuis, however, is the one figure I really do want - at first I hesitated when I found out he was a Muun but, seriously, you guys need to read the "Plageuis" novel - that book really is going to change a LOT on what you know (or don't know) about him and Palpatine.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #52 on: November 18, 2013, 04:51 PM »
Meru Meru and Neyo at HTS y'all.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #53 on: November 18, 2013, 08:33 PM »
$50 gets you free shipping too.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #54 on: November 18, 2013, 08:43 PM »
$50 gets you free shipping too.

Yeah I grabbed the wookiee and 2 saleucemi clones, threw in a Greedo 6" for free shipping. Oh but 4 cents short of course.  So Han 6" too.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #55 on: November 21, 2013, 08:33 PM »
Got Merumeru today and he is an entirely different sculpt than the exalted Preview wookiee warrior, which IMO is towering, hulking and completely badass.  I have 40-50 of those for sure.

Merumeru however is big, but 20% all around smaller than preview warrior. I,will try to post pics later tonight or in the AM.  My wife is happy on the laptop right now.

The Saleucami clones are entirely and thoroughly badass.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #56 on: November 21, 2013, 08:53 PM »
Okay she got sleepy so I swiped it.

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1471921_10201818798704688_419336646_n.jpg

That's Merumeru on the left obviously.  Preview wookiee on the right.

https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/1477367_10201818798904693_1966957962_n.jpg
https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1454829_10201818799264702_561766718_n.jpg

EDIT: for some reason i can't get these images to appear here.  Trying copying and pasting the links into your browser.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #57 on: November 21, 2013, 09:20 PM »
I like the size differential since Chewbacca was NOWHERE near the size of the warrior sculpts...  Those smaller warriors were crap I felt, and barely worth putting out, and while I love the Preview sculpt it's nice to get some Wookiee diversity in size/shape I think.  Chewbacca's a run by comparison really and that always seemed weird to me.

Some smaller and mid-size sculpts will go a long way to mixing things up...  That's assuming we maybe wind up with some more.  :-\

To me, these guys are like Ewoks...  I'd buy Wookiees all day.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #58 on: November 26, 2013, 11:14 AM »
I have received and opened most of this wave over the past week. I have every figure except for Windu in-hand. Plaguies, Neyo, and Merumeru are all terrific. The sculpts are nicely detailed, the paint apps are pretty well done, and each figure has a perfect complement of accessories. Much to my surprise I found Vizam to be even better than the other three figures. The outfit is very detailed, the head looks perfect, and the paint is outstanding. The only drawback is the blue plastic used for the inner joints. Overall though, Vizam is one of the rare figures that looks like it came right off the screen.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #59 on: November 26, 2013, 06:36 PM »

All black series figures in stock at HTS now - even Mara and Plagueis. Go.
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