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6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« on: February 16, 2014, 12:21 AM »
Based on the Toy Fair info, it looks like it's confirmed that this wave will be...

1x Ep4 Sandtrooper (Black Pauldron)
1x Ep6 Darth Vader w/removable helmet
1x Ep6 Jedi Luke Skywalker
1x carry forward figure TBD
« Last Edit: February 19, 2014, 01:04 PM by Jeff »
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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014, 03:44 AM »
Vader, yes!  As much as I love the ANH armour, it's nice to have the removable helmet option with the ROTJ armour.


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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2014, 12:11 PM »
Great coverage on Toy Fair Jeff! Was there any indication as to when this wave would come out? The Jedi Luke is the 6" figure I've been waiting for. Thanks!

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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2014, 12:25 PM »
The Luke and Vader are awesome

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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2014, 05:07 PM »
No one trip over my jaw. Amazing work.

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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2014, 07:33 PM »
Oh wow. I've only picked up Luke and R2 from this line so far, but now I may be in for the long haul...
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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2014, 10:05 PM »
From what I've heard the Black Pauldron Sandtrooper is a straight repaint with the  same accessories.  The funny thing is the colored part of the pauldron was an insert and the black ones were just missing them.  The original pauldron has the insert and has been sculpted correctly for a colored pauldron, but not for the black one. 

Darth Vader and Luke look good compared to 3 3/4" but compared to the high end 12" lack a good deal of realism as to be expected.  I am very interested to see them in person. 

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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014, 04:30 PM »
Nice wave overall.  Although I'd rather have another new figures as opposed to the Sandie repaint, that is still one heck of a figure and I have no problem getting another version as well.  The Vader and Luke both look amazing.  Can't wait to pick those up and have them dueling on the desk :).

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Re: 6" Black Series 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2014, 07:20 PM »
Lord Almighty, that Vader……..





(BTW, his crotch guard is incorrectly over his inner robe. Not sure if that'll be fixed since it looks like the guard and belt are one piece :D)
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #9 on: March 4, 2014, 09:36 AM »
Need to track down two stormtroopers, and will definitely need to find that Vader.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2014, 02:58 PM »
6" Black Series Wave 5 Pre-Order at EE (4 figures, $79.99):
1x Chewbacca
1x Darth Vader
1x Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker
1x Sandtrooper

6" Black Series Wave 5 Rev 1 Pre-Order at EE (8 figures, $159.99):
1x Chewbacca
2x Darth Vader
1x Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker
1x Sandtrooper
3x Boba Fett


So, for those keeping track (and complaining on and on about it), we've now had Boba in...
- SDCC Carbonite Block set
- Wave 2 (x1)
- Wave 4 (x1)
- Wave 5 Rev 1 (x3)

Will this be enough to satisfy the "I can't find Boba" crowd?
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2014, 03:13 PM »
So, for those keeping track (and complaining on and on about it), we've now had Boba in...
- SDCC Carbonite Block set
- Wave 2 (x1)
- Wave 4 (x1)
- Wave 5 Rev 1 (x3)

Will this be enough to satisfy the "I can't find Boba" crowd?

Should it be?  The only time I've ever seen one at retail was the Disney store and they were about $28 after tax.

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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2014, 05:18 PM »
I bought one online for $25 and another at B&N for $25.  I also traded a vintage Stormtrooper carded for the SDCC version.  So I will be super excited to see them quickly clearanced everywhere for $10 each.  I love that they included him again as 1x in future shipments, but 3x in later cases is definitely overkill.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2014, 12:31 AM »
Yeah, more Stormtroopers would have been a better choice but at least it's not Obi-Wan again.

What I find ludicrous is the "August 2014" ship date. How the heck are they gonna get that wave out in two months when the wave with Anakin and the Clone Trooper hasn't even started to hit yet? History has shown it takes many months between these 6" waves. (Too long IMHO, these should be hitting every three months)

Seems like kind of a train wreck with all the changes in direction on this line recently.
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Re: 6" Black Series - 2014 Wave 3
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2014, 09:03 AM »
I haven't watched the ship dates very closely, but it feels like those are always off.  Anyone track these on a regular basis? 
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