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Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« on: August 27, 2004, 06:56 PM »
I sporadically collect the 12" line, and was wondering if there was any Episode 3 news on it lately (Comic Con, etc)?  It seems like the 12" line has really been fizzling out of late, aside from the three VOTC figures, so I've been growing a little concerned over the fate of this line.  I figured an Episode 3 release would give it enough of a shot in the arm that perhaps they'd pump out some new OT figures as well.

What would you guys want to see in an ROTS 12" line?  Obviously a new Vader goes without saying.  Grievous would certainly be interesting, and potentially cool if he was done well.  What else?

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2004, 10:44 PM »
I definitely understand the concern regarding the 12" line.  It's getting less and less market share as time goes on.  I think the truth is that interest in this part of the Star Wars line is just fizzling out.

As for a ROTS 12" line, I think we'll see the following:

-Obi-Wan Kenobi
-Anakin Skywalker
-Yoda
-Darth Sidious
-Padme (hopefully one that actually looks like her)
-Grievous
-Darth Vader
-Clone Trooper
-Royal Guard
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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2004, 08:05 PM »
My interest is there for the line.  However, Hasbro has to attempt a better variety of figures IMO.  For the OT line where is Hammerhead, Weequay. Oola, Probe Droid, Leia Bespin Gown, Jabba the Hutt, Max Rebo Band, Yak Face, Ephant Mon, EV-9D9.  I realize some of those are minor characters but it's better than a steady diet of Luke, more Luke, and then some more Luke, with another Han, another Kenobi, etc. 

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #3 on: October 1, 2004, 11:20 PM »
I would like to see more 12" figures done. As mentioned, not much has been done with the line except with the VOTC. 

A Grievous figure would just rock if done right, new Clone Trooper, Darth Vader sort of a Birth of Vader (removable helmet), Wookiee Warrior.  8)

Ephant Mon would be nice, it would be heavier than the Gamorrean Guard.  ;D

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2004, 04:24 PM »
In the link below it talks about the possible new line up for 12" figures for 2005.
 
POSSIBLE SPOILER INFORMATION IS BELOW:

I like the fact that they are going with Bariss and Aayla but I had better get a decent Padme in this mix as well.  I'm hoping for the speeder bike Leia body so they will have at least have articulation.  Tough call on the faces but since both have paint it might help with the similiarity.  As for the Grevious and Anakin, well that's really a no brainer.  I just hope Grevious has a ton of articulation (as does Anakin).

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2004, 04:10 PM »
I am happy an Aayla Secura is getting made.  I'm surprised they are making Bultar Swan?  I can see them doing a 3 inch figure but a 12 incher?  I hope there are some other ones coming.  Like Palpatine or Tarful.

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2004, 07:53 AM »
If they decided to cancel the 12" line, ROTS would be the only prequel without a 12" collection. I am willing to bet they will crank out a few Episode 3 12" figures.

Hope they don't charge $30 for them, like the OTC 12" series. :P

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #7 on: January 5, 2005, 02:00 PM »
There are new pics of Shaak Ti and Bariss Offee on Ebay.  I will try to get a link here.

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #8 on: January 5, 2005, 02:13 PM »
Here's Shaak Ti:

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #9 on: January 5, 2005, 02:15 PM »
And Bariss:

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #10 on: January 5, 2005, 03:29 PM »
The Look pretty cool. I have not pciked up 12 inch figures in a long time, but i may get these.  :D
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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #11 on: January 5, 2005, 03:37 PM »
Yeah, I think they look really nice.  I wonder if Shaak Ti has a spoiler feature?  I could not really tell there.  Don't blow it for others.  If it does just say it has the spoiler feature :)

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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #12 on: January 5, 2005, 09:09 PM »
Wow, I am actually impressed by Hasbro.  I guess all is not lost for the 12" line and I will need to make room for more!!
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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #13 on: January 7, 2005, 03:06 AM »
Color me impressed too, unless they're completely unposeable figures (as usual). 

The outfits are pretty ornate though...  Maybe they're trying to redeem themselves on 12" figures?
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Re: Will there be 12" figures for Episode 3?
« Reply #14 on: January 9, 2005, 04:05 PM »
I'm genuinely surprised by these offerings.  Female characters don't tend to sell as well as male ones.  However most of the Jedi that have been offered in the 12" line have sold decently.

They look good, but the fanboys will always have issues with the lightsaber colors.  Even I noticed in this case.
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