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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #150 on: July 14, 2005, 04:42 PM »
No mention of the black Clone Pilot, red Shock Trooper, and green Clone Commander though...

Well, maybe they aren't at Comic-Con, but it looks like a few e-tailers are starting to get these in stock!

Green #33 Clone Commander:


Red #6 Clone Trooper:


They are definately retaining the old #ing...

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #151 on: July 14, 2005, 05:25 PM »
Personally I could care less how they number their action figures.  It never really made that much sense to me.  When they started long ago calling stuff col. 1, col 2, col 3 it was over my head.  Actually their explanation was clear but their follow through.  Same thing with what they are doing now.  One repaint is considered new while another one is not.  Whatever. 

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #152 on: July 14, 2005, 05:49 PM »
Jared also says that someone just STOLE the Commander Bly paint sample right out of Hasbro's display cabinet, when a Hasbro rep had it opened to rearrange a few of the figures inside.  The Hasbro folks are saying it's going to probably take a couple months to get the figure repainted and reapproved by Lucasfilm now, as that was apparently their only copy.

Go figure...  ::)

(no pun intended)

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #153 on: July 14, 2005, 09:09 PM »
Jared also says that someone just STOLE the Commander Bly paint sample right out of Hasbro's display cabinet, when a Hasbro rep had it opened to rearrange a few of the figures inside.  The Hasbro folks are saying it's going to probably take a couple months to get the figure repainted and reapproved by Lucasfilm now, as that was apparently their only copy.

Go figure...  ::)

(no pun intended)

Such class acts out there...  Sheesh.

Hasbro needs to just shut up, repaint the damn thing, and expedite the process.  I've always found their license BS to be a bit of just that...  bull****.  I think they like to feed you a line to appease people.  It's just like their lines on using cheap plastic being for any myriad of excuses they've made (and remade) over the years.  They're playing PR moves with the masses trying to make themselves out to be the innocents in the whole thing.

Without a doubt the stealing of the figure is nothing but a dickhole maneuver though.  No question about it.  Have some respect for other people.

That said, Hasbro would've done best to not address the issue at all...  Learn from your mistakes and work hard to get the figure out on time.  I don't buy all the Lucasfilm BS either, and think this is just Hasbro poo-pooing over the theft. 

Like they'll punish everyone by delaying this figure because they have to now...  Like we NEED to be pushed towards looking down on the peckerhead who stole the figure, ya know?  Sheesh...  Yes, he's a moron, now put the figure out in the proper timeframe and stop with the "months and months" bull****.

Call DarthDelicious.  He'll repaint that goddamn thing in a day.  And probably better than Hasbro did in the first place.   >:(
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #154 on: July 15, 2005, 02:20 AM »
Apparently, I had just missed the stolen figure incedent. When I ran into Jared taking the pix he said it had only happened a short time ago. What a bummer.  I hope they guy is stupid enough to try to sell it and get caught. >:(

The other clones look nice though, both SA bodies!
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #155 on: July 15, 2005, 02:28 AM »
I like how they kept the same (now incorrect) inserts for those repaints. Not a big deal but it bugs me. ::)
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #156 on: July 15, 2005, 03:01 AM »
Giving Props to our man in the field, Jared, he busted ass to bring you some of the best pictures on the net of the final 12 douchebags figures from the Star Wars ROTS line. 

Enjoy these images in our San Diego Comic Con Coverage!

One of my favs, is easily Obi's R4 unit.  That's a droid you can slip into any diorama and it fits in.



& the SA 501st...  Enjoy the rest of the pics, there's an ass-load in there for ya!

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #157 on: July 15, 2005, 06:32 PM »
I'm just trying to clarify which Wookiee is which..

I'm assuming this the Wookiee Heavy Gunner (#68) because of that apparent weapon in front of him:

And so this would be #58 Wookiee Commando:



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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #158 on: July 15, 2005, 06:50 PM »
^ That would be my assessment as well.

Except if this had been up to me, I would have swapped the names and weapons. Realistically speaking it probably makes more sense to give the BFG to the guy who's built like an AT-AT rather than to the scrawny short guy.

I still don't get what equipment that's supposed to be with the second one. Some kind of lasso?
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #159 on: July 15, 2005, 06:56 PM »
I still don't get what equipment that's supposed to be with the second one. Some kind of lasso?

Sure.  Every Wookiee needs one when he's swinging through the forest making Tarzan calls.   ;)

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #160 on: July 15, 2005, 11:50 PM »
Yeah, that would be my guess too - a rope/grapple hook so that your Wookiees can swing from your non-existant Playset on to your non-existant Corporate Droid while yelling like Tarzan.   :P
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #161 on: July 16, 2005, 12:38 AM »
Took a bit longer than the other two, but the RotS #34 Clone Pilot (Black) is also now shipping to overseas reatilers...

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #162 on: July 16, 2005, 12:33 PM »
Wookie Warrior with iron accessory and "oven mitt" hand?

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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #163 on: July 16, 2005, 12:36 PM »
The clone pilot reminds me of the fire pilots who flew beside Grievous' ship in the atmosphere before it crashed.

I don't have access to any of those images, so I can't be too sure.
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Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« Reply #164 on: July 16, 2005, 12:39 PM »
The Clone Pilot looks much better in Black.
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