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Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« on: February 15, 2014, 01:54 PM »
Zeb/Stormtrooper MS set...  Zeb a direct McQuarrie design?  I'm in!
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2014, 08:58 PM »
Again, the pics of the Legends wall didn't turn out all that great for some reason.  :(

Here's Zeb and Stormtrooper pack.  Zeb was pretty much ripped off from inspired by McQuarrie Chewbacca:

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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2014, 09:38 PM »
Wow that REALLY is ripped off. :P

Don't get me wrong, I appreciate it because it is...  It entices me to buy more of it, haha.
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2014, 09:41 PM »
Who better to steal from when it comes to designs than the late, great Ralph McQuarrie?
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2014, 09:45 PM »
Aren't they deriving most things in Rebels from McQuarrie? I don't mind one bit, as his concept work is possibly my favorite aspect of the Star Wars universe.

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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2014, 09:52 PM »
Seems that way.

That TIE Fighter, I'm sure I recall seeing a much smaller "pod" looking TIE, but I think it might've been one of Johnstons designs.  The walker's been in EU lore for eons now already.

Sooooooooo wish we'd seen a Stormtrooper transport.  That must be made or there will be rage.
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2014, 10:33 PM »
They made a point of calling it out in the presentation.  Its a way for the Rebels show to seem familiar to Star Wars but make it "all new" to the casual fan who isn't so aware of those designs.

Another one they called out was Kanan's "mission gear" Hero 12" figure - recognize the backpack (and YES, there will probably be a 3.75" version of this Kanan at some point in the line I was told ;)).

Again, this is a 12" Hero Mission Figure:
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2014, 11:43 PM »
Zeb is pure awesomeness, I'm loving that figure, articulation aside. I've already added this set to my Must-Buy list for 2014.

Agreed the Troop Transport HAS to be made for this line...
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2014, 12:01 PM »
Umm, so Zev was inspired in Mc Quarrie Chewie, I thought it was developped on the basis of The Star Wars lizard Solo.

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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #10 on: May 2, 2014, 10:45 AM »
Courtesy of Sandtroopers - Rebels Mission Series sneak peek!  click here for the giant-size pic

Pics are just placeholders, but it looks like there are plans for:
- Sabine vs Stormtrooper
- Chatro vs. IG droid
- Wulffwarro & Kitwarr (wookiees!)
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #11 on: May 2, 2014, 11:59 AM »
Nice nod to Ralph McQuarrie in the name too, IG-RM.
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #12 on: May 2, 2014, 03:10 PM »
Ah, thanks, was wondering who those guys were. I am SO excited for this line, I can't wait!
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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #13 on: May 2, 2014, 03:21 PM »
It looks like a solid line-up for Rebels this fall. At least 16 different figures (assuming the Mission Series/SL Stormtroopers are the same) between the 2-packs and Legends. There are also potential crossover characters, like TIE Pilots or the Royal guards. While I am not overly fond of the 5POA, the pricing is fair for the quality so I'm sure I'll pick up some figures.

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Re: Star Wars Rebels Mission Series
« Reply #14 on: May 2, 2014, 06:13 PM »
These just might make me pick up 5poa figures now. I've avoided them until now.
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