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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #480 on: April 18, 2018, 12:23 PM »
Anyone know if the rumors about Disney stopping all Slave Leia merchandise it true?
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #481 on: April 18, 2018, 02:12 PM »
Anyone know if the rumors about Disney stopping all Slave Leia merchandise it true?

That would be baffling. I highly doubt it.

However, I will text a friend who can confirm. Stand by..
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #482 on: April 19, 2018, 10:04 AM »
I saw First Order Stormtroopers at Best Buy earlier this week.

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #483 on: April 19, 2018, 10:16 AM »
Anyone know if the rumors about Disney stopping all Slave Leia merchandise it true?

That would be baffling. I highly doubt it.

That has been reported/rumored since late 2015 (shortly after there was social media backlash over the Black Series 6" Prisoner Leia figure).  I don't think Disney ever came out and said "never again", but there definitely has been a shift away from toys/promo items based on that costume since then.

I think in today's climate, we'd probably be more likely to see a repack of "Sandstorm Outfit" Leia as opposed to one that says "Slave Outfit" Leia on the package.
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #484 on: April 19, 2018, 10:27 AM »
I think in today's climate, we'd probably be more likely to see a repack of "Sandstorm Outfit" Leia as opposed to one that says "Slave Outfit" Leia on the package.

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #485 on: April 19, 2018, 06:44 PM »
I was going through some of my carded TVC figures recently, and I found my carded Slave Leia.  The Sandstorm version is decidedly more demure in terms of what you might see on the pegs.
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #486 on: July 19, 2018, 12:06 PM »
More 'rumors'  ;) from Yakface:

RUMOR REPORT: VINTAGE COLLECTION 2019

Fingers crossed that ANH Han and Chewbacca are some kind of new/improved figures, but I won't hold my breath on that.
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #487 on: July 19, 2018, 12:49 PM »
That first figure is exciting.  But probably only to half the fandom >:D

Beyond that...snoooooooooooooooooze....

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #488 on: July 19, 2018, 02:51 PM »
It's an interesting list.  And I'm genuinely surprised by the prospect of that ST version of Luke.  I didn't think we would see that until at least this time next year, but then we don't have any sense of a release date based on the information at hand.

I'd also like to get more Praetorian Guards, but I have trouble getting excited about it if it's going to be a repack of the Guard from the WalMart exclusive 3.75" Black Series.
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #489 on: July 19, 2018, 03:05 PM »
Outside of Luke and Lando, I can't say I'm too excited about any of it.  :( I'm sure there is a ton more in the pipeline.

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #490 on: July 19, 2018, 03:24 PM »
I think all but Phasma are good choices, but I get why she’s included.  The Scarif and Praetorian were HTF.  I hope the Gunner is new though and that the Stormtrooper’s helmet is correct.  Maybe the Han will be a correct Yavin Ceremony version?

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #491 on: July 19, 2018, 03:26 PM »
It's an interesting list.

I think it's a boring list.

Luke, Lando, Repack, Repack, Repack, Leia, Chewie, Han, Death Star Trooper, Vader, Leia, Luke, Stormtrooper.

It's all damn core characters again and again and again.

I just wish Hasbro would throw us a bone every now and then and get us something from the OT that's never been done before.  The last two OT figures that were new were Mosep Binneed and that Sail Barge droid from the EE pack.

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #492 on: July 19, 2018, 03:52 PM »
I figure there has to be more new on the way outside Luke and Lando (and Yakface), but if for some reason there isn't....kind of a snoozer. I'm excited for the new stuff though. Honestly, I would probably buy some of those repacks as well. I understand, and don't even mind, that there is going to be repacks..... I just wish the ratios between new and returning were a little better.

Yeah, if you were only interested in never before made figures from the OT, it would be very affordable to be a collector these days. Heck, if you were an OT collector in 3 3/4" scale these days you would have a pretty easy go of it as well.

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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #493 on: July 19, 2018, 04:07 PM »
It's an interesting list.

I think it's a boring list.

Luke, Lando, Repack, Repack, Repack, Leia, Chewie, Han, Death Star Trooper, Vader, Leia, Luke, Stormtrooper.

It's all damn core characters again and again and again.



They had me with the TLJ Luke, SOLO Lando, Phasma and army builders.  And I would actually like to see the Death Star Gunner revisited in some way. 

But I agree on the OT core characters UNLESS they can offer something interesting.  Such as?  GOOD versions of Vader and Luke from the Bespin duel.  Hasbro has tried doing two TVC style Luke Skywalkers in the Bespin fatigues.  IMHO, both were disappointments.  If Hasbro can nail that?  Then they might have my interest.  And with their tease about playsets?  I'd also like to see something for the Bespin duel.  TESB Vader and Luke might tie into that.
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Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« Reply #494 on: July 19, 2018, 05:41 PM »
I figure there has to be more new on the way outside Luke and Lando (and Yakface), but if for some reason there isn't..

We've also seen a 3D rendering of a VC Klaatu, so there's that.

EDIT:  Jedi Insider has a photo, and one of Yak Face:



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