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The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« on: February 9, 2013, 05:49 PM »
According to GH, there are 19 Black Series figures planned for 2013.  If Wave 1 has 8, and Wave 2 has 6, I guess that leaves 5 for Wave 3 -

Anyone want to guess the line-up?  Here's a list of "who's left" from the unreleased Droid Factory figures...

- Geonosian Warrior
- TIE Pilot (Vader's Wingman)
- Geonosis Battle Droid (Red)
- Sandtrooper (Black Pauldron)
- 212th Clone (on VC45 body)
- Clone Wars Mace Windu
- Clone Wars Captain Rex
- A-Wing Pilot
- BAD FA-4
- BAD TC-70
- BAD R5-X2
- BAD R8-B7
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #1 on: February 9, 2013, 07:57 PM »
Definitely the wave of choice. :P
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #2 on: February 9, 2013, 08:17 PM »

Jedi Temple Archives says that BAD droids are possibly headed for an exclusive multi-pack.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #3 on: February 9, 2013, 11:54 PM »
Clean the slate and go with totally new figures. They are not tied to the prequel rereleases anymore. This whole day was like groundhog day with celebration six, pathetic no new figures from ground up shown

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2013, 12:22 AM »
That's my only real disappointment today, was that there were no new ground-up figures we didn't already know about in 3.75" scale...  anything new was really 6", aside from exclusives.

I liked the exclusive announcements for sure though, and I like getting some of those figures they are giving us, but ground-up 3.75" newness would've gone a long way to making people happy.   Oh well.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2013, 01:12 AM »
Yeah, ground-up newness in Wave 3 would go a LONG way to improve he line's future going forward. 

If Wave 3 is just more of the Droid Factory left-overs (as much as I want that realistic Rex and black Pauldron Sandtrooper), it's going to be a let down obviously.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2013, 10:33 AM »
Based on this list, who do I think makes the cut?

- Geonosian Warrior
- TIE Pilot (Vader's Wingman)
- Geonosis Battle Droid (Red)
- Sandtrooper (Black Pauldron)
- 212th Clone (on VC45 body)
- Clone Wars Mace Windu
- Clone Wars Captain Rex
- A-Wing Pilot


Unless, of course, there are other figures that were in the pipeline that hadn't been revealed, and were stronger character choices!


The news about a possible Build-A-Droid exclusive pack is somewhat reassuring.  I'm thinking either Entertainment Earth as a likely venue.  Lord knows that Adam Pawlus loves his droids!
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2013, 04:32 PM »
Like mentioned earlier, I think it would be good to put a few new figures in these waves.  It just seems like nothing new when we've seen these figures since last summer-ish and there really wasn't anything new to announce.  I guess their big push with collectors will likely be the 6" stuff right now too, but at least they are keeping this line going too.  Should continue to be a cheaper year for collecting, with only 19 figures here expected, and I think I'll only be buying half or so of these.  There just isn't much to get me interested in clonetroopers at this point, I'm happy enough with the previous versions for now at least.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2013, 05:13 PM »
Honestly I'd be happy with any of those remaining figures, except for maybe the 212th Clone. I'm guessing we don't hear about anything from this wave until SDCC.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2013, 12:49 AM »
From JTA's Hasbro Q&A (Part 3) at Toyfair:

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Question:  How many figures can we expect to see in the upcoming "Black Series" 3.75" line and how many will be brand new figures?

Answer:  There will be 19 figures (this year) and all are from the cancelled Droid Factory line.

So if that's accurate, I guess the better question is which two Droid Factory figures didn't make the final cut...  I'm hoping it's the Clone and Battle Droid.  Growing quite tired of those, I am.  I guess I'm OK with this news, since I generally hate "cancelled" items.  Sure, it means no new figure news for quite some time, but I'm enjoying the break, to be honest.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2013, 01:01 AM »
Yeah I can't say the break's killing me either...  money saved.  I'm trying to make life a little easier on myself for the inevitable return of things.

Breaks like this always help me find less stuff to want to buy too, when things do pick back up.  I usually am happy enough to pass on the things I'm even a little iffy on when it gets back in full swing.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2013, 02:25 PM »
Wave 3 Images Mace Windu, Commander Neyo, Darth Palgueis, and Vizam
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2013, 02:32 PM »
Yay. One figure I'd actually pay $10 for.

So far with the black collection that makes, maybe 3 total.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2013, 02:42 PM »
Plagueis is the gem of the wave. :o
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 3
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2013, 03:00 PM »
I've never been a fan of Plagueis being an alien...  especially one of those ones.  So I'll get him but for me that Nikto Goon and Mace are nice additions...  But is that the whole wave?  4 figures?  Neyo wasn't high on my update list, and I'm to the point that unless they do Clone Wars style headsculpts and extra helmets, Clone COmmanders feel like a waste.  You couldn't really with Gree, but Cody, a made up Neyo, Bly...  I'd like to see that happen but Hasbro seems to not want to do Phase I & II styles.

BTW, glare much?  Holy moly on the bright light...  LIke they're all entering heaven.
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