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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. 
« Last Edit: February 16, 2014, 04:54 PM by Rob »