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#28 Anakin Skywalker retouched w/ "Sith Eyes"
« on: July 25, 2005, 11:00 AM »
Hey everyone, this morning at Walmart i hit the jackpot

They had 10 cases of the Obi Wan Pilot and the repainted Clone Troopers

BUt one thing i noticed as i was looking through the pegs that #28 Anakin, the one with the ugly makeup on as FINALLY been redone with RED EYESSS..WOOowO and his scars are retouched.

It looks alot better than the original one.  I didnt pick it up since i already had two but maybe when they go on clearance in December.  8)
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2005, 12:18 PM »
This actually sounds like one of the most legitimate running changes that Hasbro could make to a main character (I'm still waiting on #1 Obi-Wan with the correct lightsaber hand), so I will definitely be picking this one up and replace the "Airplane!" makeup lady Anakin figure I already have.

The only thing that makes me shake my head is that they chose to release it this late in the ROTS line.  If only it had been out there around late May, it would have been a bit easier to find.  I'm hoping that my local WMs follow yours ST and put out more than one case of these figures, but since they haven't really stocked in a month or more, I'm not holding my breath.

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2005, 01:33 PM »
ooh well I'll be on the look out for this one. The paint ops on the face were a big turn off when he first came out april 2, looked to 'girle' to me.
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2005, 02:17 PM »
There were a ton of these at Target yesterday, fresh out of the case, I looked around them for the new figures.  I may have to hit it again and check it out.
Thanks for heads up!!
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2005, 02:48 PM »
This is cool, but I'm not buying any more ROTS Anakin's after the Evolutions one.  I too wish they had done this to start with.

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2005, 09:35 PM »
It sounds like it's time for a pretty huge toy run in the morning.  Good lookin' out.
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2005, 01:32 AM »
Are there any pics floating around? I found remnants of the new C1 wave and probably skipped right over this one. Sounds like a cool repaint.

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2005, 06:10 AM »
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2005, 11:01 AM »
I wonder what inspired the first version anyway?
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2005, 11:08 AM »
I know...

They knew that compulsive people (A.K.A. us) will buy every version so they decided to do a crap eye shadow hooker version to release on 4/2.  After it sold, they decided to come out with the real version.  Quite similar to what they have done with other figures and saber "variations".

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2005, 11:20 AM »
Hey everyone, this morning at Walmart i hit the jackpot

My TRU hasn't restocked anything in 2 months, you sure can build quite the Mas Amedda army though.

WalMart hasn't restocked in 2 weeks, they put out 10 cases of Bacara/R2/Crispy Anakin then, sold them in 1 day, and haven't put up anything since.

Target has had 90% empty pegs with a few clone pilots, neimodian warriors, Mas Ameddas, and salt shaker Palps dangling here and there for 2 ******* months.

There are no KMarts close to here.

Things do not look good here right now  :)
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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2005, 01:24 PM »
I found this at Wal Mart today...I can't say whether it makes enough difference to shed another 6 dollars for though. It's a bit silly in my opinion.

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2005, 01:36 PM »
I found this "corrected" version of Anakin yesterday for the first time, and I must admit that it looks a lot better than the previous Raccoon Anakin.  Just annoying that Hasbro "supposedly" can't get it right the first time through, which causes some of us obsessive compulsive idiots to have to buy another one (or two).  Oh well.  At least they finally got it right.

Unfortunately they're not going to be issuing a second correction to the red gowned Palpatine figure (whatever it's called), to finally give him his own lightsaber hilt...

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2005, 01:39 PM »
Well I didn't sleep last night so I suppose I might have been rather impaired when I made my judgement.

Apologies. ;)

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Re: #28 Anakin Skywalker Retouched
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2005, 01:43 PM »
I think this is a huge improvement.  The "eye shadow" was overdone before and I really like the possessed eyes.

Will I grab one though?  If I see it, probably.   :-\