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NYCC 2018
« on: October 4, 2018, 10:08 AM »
Hasbro is hosting collector and media breakfasts this AM and there are a few new pics floating around - 6" General Grievous and 6" Obi-Wan in Clone Armor.

Sounds like there will be some other stuff revealed along the next few days too...
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #1 on: October 4, 2018, 11:09 AM »
It's good to finally get a look at Grievous.  And this Clone Wars Obi-Wan was a complete surprise, but it has me wondering if the reports about a TPM Obi-Wan were totally accurate.

The archive releases are interesting.  Reissuing the Scout Trooper without the speeder bike is actually something I find kind of cool, because I would like another couple of Scout Troopers.  Yoda is a decent choice for a re-release.  But the most remarkable archive offering is the ROTS Anakin Skywalker.  It saw limited release and the face deco was never that great.  Using the new face printing technique on this figure will be a significant improvement from the original version.

There are some good images up now at  the Toyfiend Instagram page
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #2 on: October 4, 2018, 02:22 PM »
A bit surprised by that version of Obi-Wan as well, but I really like it. One of my favorite versions. Grievous is cool, and long requested so it is nice to get more prequel figures in the line here and there. I also welcome the Anakin return. I saw that figure one time, and at the time I was thinking I'd stick to only OT characters. I've since grown to appreciate the "world" approach, and wouldn't mind picking one up, especially with the face print improvements.

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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #3 on: October 4, 2018, 04:04 PM »
Obi-Wan is exclusive to Walgreens.
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #4 on: October 4, 2018, 09:22 PM »
That Grievous cape looks really bad, but I'm loving the rest of the figure. Debating if I need the rereleased Anakin since I have the SH Figuarts version coming in a few days
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #5 on: October 6, 2018, 03:26 PM »
Check out Hasbro on the SyFy stage yesterday from NYCC

Star Wars | Live Stage (Fri 10/5) | NYCC 2018 | SYFY WIRE

Some of the highlights:
-Black Series Archive packaging reveal
-Background on the development of the Vintage Collection Imperial Combat Assault Tank
-TVC Han Solo - Stormtrooper disguise)
-TVC 41st Elite Corps Clone Trooper


Hasbro panel is tomorrow afternoon at 1:15 ET, and more reveals are scheduled for that.  More PT reveals are schedule for later this year.
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #6 on: October 7, 2018, 05:07 PM »
Panel today...

6" Aphra, 0-0-0, BT-1 (Summer '19)




6" Trash Compactor Stormtrooper Luke (Target exclusive; Spring 2019)


6" Rocket Trooper (Gamestop exclusive; Spring 2019)
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #7 on: October 8, 2018, 01:49 PM »
Panel today...

6" Aphra, 0-0-0, BT-1 (Summer '19)

I assume these are going to be a three pack, correct?  Shared exclusive between Barnes & Noble and Amazon?

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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #8 on: October 8, 2018, 01:58 PM »
I assume these are going to be a three pack, correct?

Incorrect.  Right now they are planned as separate basic figure releases.

UPCs/Walmart SKUs from Yakface's Mega Number List:

630509794027/293318475  Dr. Aphra
630509794034/691293303  Triple Zero
630509793990/832266297  BT-1
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #9 on: October 8, 2018, 03:16 PM »
I assume these are going to be a three pack, correct?

Incorrect.  Right now they are planned as separate basic figure releases.

UPCs/Walmart SKUs from Yakface's Mega Number List:

630509794027/293318475  Dr. Aphra
630509794034/691293303  Triple Zero
630509793990/832266297  BT-1

**scratches head** Am I the only one that thinks this is going to be a mess for Walmart?  These seem like obscure characters for a retailer like WalMart, and hard for me to believe there will be many people other than hardcore fans that go for 0-0-0.

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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #10 on: October 8, 2018, 03:34 PM »
**scratches head** Am I the only one that thinks this is going to be a mess for Walmart?

Just to clarify, these three are regular non-exclusive basic figure releases.  Not Walmart exclusive.  Walmart SKUs are provided by Jayson for those who like using brickseek.  No use providing Target DPCI here since it's not helpful for locating specific figures.

As for Walmart specifically, pretty much EVERYTHING they are doing right now is a mess, so why would this be different for them. :P
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #11 on: October 8, 2018, 03:47 PM »
Love, love, love that we are finally getting that variant Luke with the wet hair! That's been on my radar since they showed it at SDCC what feels like 2 years ago.

The Rocket Trooper looks pretty cool but I don't recall the design. What is the source?

As far as those other 3? We still don't have Dooku, Bib Fortuna, or Bodhi Rook. And they had speaking parts in actual movies. Just sayin'
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #12 on: October 8, 2018, 04:00 PM »
The Rocket Trooper looks pretty cool but I don't recall the design. What is the source?

Star Wars Rebels version of an Imperial Jumptrooper.
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #13 on: October 8, 2018, 04:11 PM »
Wish we would have got the alternate 0-0-0 hands with the 3.75 inch version. they're cool.
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Re: NYCC 2018
« Reply #14 on: October 8, 2018, 04:18 PM »
The Rocket Trooper looks pretty cool but I don't recall the design. What is the source?

Star Wars Rebels version of an Imperial Jumptrooper.

I think these troopers also turned up in Battlefront, also.
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