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Offline Brian

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First Look at Jabba at GH
« on: September 20, 2003, 05:59 PM »
Galactic Hunter has posted the first picture (a fairly blurry one) of the upcoming Jabba the Hutt.  Kind of hard to tell exactly what it looks like from the picture, but we shouldn't have to wait too much longer to see it in the next issue of Insider.  Anyways, what do you guys think?

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2003, 06:06 PM »
I am reminded of "Jabba Glob". I will have to wait for a decent picture to make an opinion.

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2003, 06:20 PM »
The Pipe stand looks nice! I wonder if Monket boy Salacious Crumb comes with it.

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2003, 08:50 PM »
Have to admit, I got pretty excited seeing that pic, even as blurry as it is. Maybe they actually worked some wonders with the Jabba Glob body and decent paint apps?

And the inclusion of the hooka and rails, seeing them now in pictoral form, obviously SCREEMS for more components to be included. His dias must be coming somehow.

Fingers crossed this turns out ok...

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2003, 09:02 PM »
I like it... so far... sort of...

Can't wait for good pictures to show up.

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2003, 09:53 PM »
I'll wait for a better pic to pass judgement.  From the looks of it, it's the Jabba Glob repainted, but can't be sure.

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2003, 11:01 PM »
I'll wait for detailed pics before I post my final thoughts, but it does look like the Jabba Glob from a few years ago.

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2003, 11:24 PM »
Yeah, it does look like Jabba Glob. Provided they paint it reasonably well, we might come out OK. Have to see better pics.
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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2003, 11:27 PM »
Good thing they decided to go into this half assed, its not like people have been asking for this for years or anything. I'll take Jabba over no Jabba any day but it still sucks they didn't go all out on something that could have been the best thing ever in the Modern Star Wars Line  :-\

Looks good though of what we did get  :)  I bought an extra Vinty Jabba set so he could have a throne.

You really think they could not have sold 10,000 of these at $30 a pop...

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2003, 01:11 AM »
Good thing they decided to go into this half assed, its not like people have been asking for this for years or anything.

Half-assed? Is that what the H in Hasbro stands for? I understand cost cutting procedures when necessary, and so far I won't judge on the Jabba, but as always they do things half-assed where it isnt warranted and where precedent has been set for a full-assed job. One day perhaps they will see the light...

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2003, 02:00 AM »
I'll wait till I see it in the next Inside before I comment.
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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2003, 02:27 PM »
After looking at that crappy picture I don't know what to say about it.  It does look kinda like the Jabba Glob figure, but without that mouth piece thing.  That picture could be just a prototype, and it could go through a ton of changes before it being released to the public for sale.  So, it looks alright, but I'll have to wait to see it in its final form before making any true statements about it.
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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2003, 05:33 PM »
Honestly, I think this should have been a stand alone figure and not part of any 'deluxe assortment'.

What should have been done, since the fans have been asking for this for years, is package him in a window box something like the Screen Scenes from this year, with his pipe and throne and salacious crum.  Pricepoint, $20-25

Would it have worked?  Yes?  Why?  For the most part they would be re-using old molds.  Would I buy it?  Yes.  Why they did not do this is beyond me.  He pretty much could qualify as a screen scene with a throne, pipe, salacious, and a full case of just him would sell, but alas, you did it again Hasbro.

Anyway, the figure itself looks good to me, its better than that thing that came with Han a couple of years ago..

now lets hope we get new versions of slave Leia and Oola with good articulation....

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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2003, 12:31 PM »
After making collectors wait for their "ultimate" Return Jabba we get that.  ::)

And yes that is the Jabba Glob though I mentioned that way back on August 10th in these very same forums... Guess no one pays attention
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Re: First Look at Jabba at GH
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2003, 02:54 PM »
Hey Jimmy someone gave you your props :-*

Your info as always is appreciated ;)