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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2014, 06:02 PM »
Boxed pictures:
http://jediinsider.com/index.php?catid=8&itemid=15235

The way they packaged Chewie is... interesting.

That is the new "Busta Move" action feature that they're including with all >6" figures.  I can't wait to see the new Running Man IG-88 in a future series.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2014, 06:30 PM »
Might just be a way to get him to fit in the existing box, assuming they're going to make Chewie to scale.  I wonder if they'll have a similar issue with Darth.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2014, 09:01 PM »
LOL, that looks ridiculous! I thought they had already confirmed they would be doing special larger size packaging for Darth and Chewie? He looks much cooler outside of the box, that's for sure.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2014, 09:52 PM »
I guess the idea of making the boxes bigger to accommodate him was... a maybe? Oh well. I'll be freeing the beast.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2014, 12:56 AM »
It's the running man variant packaging.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2014, 10:13 AM »
I thought they had already confirmed they would be doing special larger size packaging for Darth and Chewie?

The new Blue/Black packaging has the same size box but with a larger window (ditching the border).  Unfortunately for Chewbacca, we're not changing over until later in the year.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2014, 10:18 PM »
Anakin turned out surprisingly nice, and the Clone looks good. I'll pick both up if I find them with good paint apps. Chewbacca is rather disappointing though... the plastic seems too shiny, and something is off with the eyes.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2014, 11:35 PM »
I thought they had already confirmed they would be doing special larger size packaging for Darth and Chewie?

The new Blue/Black packaging has the same size box but with a larger window (ditching the border).  Unfortunately for Chewbacca, we're not changing over until later in the year.
It is going to change with the next wave and Chewie will be the carry forward.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2014, 10:00 AM »
The Anakin portrait that's on the body in the package looks great.  As for the other, Sith portrait?  Ugh.  It just doesn't look that good.  And some of the skirt in the packaged image looks like it's actually white.  I'm going to chalk that up to it being a promo shot and not an actual production sample.

Chewie looks awesome, albeit a bit strange in that pose.  It definitely looks like he's just too tall for the packaging.

As for the Clone?  It looks fine to me.  But figures like this Clone Trooper, the Stormtrooper and Sandtrooper all make me wonder how many repaints we're going to be in store for in this line.  This phase I Clone Trooper can potentially be repurposed for another 4 versions if you .  And when a phase II Clone comes along?  There are going to be loads of potential  repaints with those, too.  I get the feeling that this Clone is going to be like Pandora's box opening up.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2014, 02:16 PM »
The Anakin portrait that's on the body in the package looks great.  As for the other, Sith portrait?  Ugh.  It just doesn't look that good.  And some of the skirt in the packaged image looks like it's actually white.  I'm going to chalk that up to it being a promo shot and not an actual production sample.

It was communicated that the skirt is just a sample and that it will be colored correctly for the release.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2014, 08:43 AM »
Just interest in Chewbacca from this wave. Hope the way he packaged doesn't warp the figure.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2014, 08:30 PM »
The Anakin portrait that's on the body in the package looks great.  As for the other, Sith portrait?  Ugh.  It just doesn't look that good.  And some of the skirt in the packaged image looks like it's actually white.  I'm going to chalk that up to it being a promo shot and not an actual production sample.

It was communicated that the skirt is just a sample and that it will be colored correctly for the release.

Where?  Not in this thread.  Nor in the Jedi Insider posting.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #27 on: March 17, 2014, 11:37 AM »
Can't remember where as it wasn't one of my regular haunts, but one of the SW sites claimed this was pre-production.  There are also pictures of him with the brown skirt, so it makes sense that we will not be getting white.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #28 on: April 17, 2014, 12:47 PM »
Big changes!   

Chewie - OUT! (pushed out until the new blue/black package with larger window is running)

Fett and Stormtrooper - IN!  (see, Hasbro does love you after all ;))

6" Black Series Wave 4 Up for Pre-Order at EE!

This Wave 4 case includes 4 individually packaged action figures (subject to change):
1x Boba Fett (Empire Strikes Back)
1x Anakin Skywalker (Revenge of the Sith)
1x Stormtrooper
1x Clone Trooper (Attack of the Clones)
(subject to change)
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 2
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2014, 12:52 PM »
Nice!

Even though I managed to track Boba down at Christmas I may spring for this whole case.