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Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« on: October 7, 2018, 05:22 PM »
Sounds like TVC Gam Guard won't be the only figure re-issued next year.  A number of old TVC figures will be re-offered via fan channel/specialty stores (EE, BBTS, etc).

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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #1 on: October 8, 2018, 04:16 PM »
Really?  The Echo Base version of Han Solo?  Out of the four versions of Han Solo in the TVC line, this has to be the most niche version going.  It leaves me wondering why they wouldn't have gone with the Bespin version.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #2 on: October 8, 2018, 04:58 PM »
Outside of later releases, of all the modern Vintage figures, the Echo Base Rebel soldier screams re-release. That wave was pretty hard to come by.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #3 on: October 8, 2018, 05:00 PM »
It's impressive to me, who hardly ever buys Vader figures, is they picked the one VOTC Vader I actually own.


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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #4 on: October 8, 2018, 05:20 PM »
It leaves me wondering why they wouldn't have gone with the Bespin version.

It sounds like the simple answer is that they went with the oldest stuff first.  Most of these are from TVC 2010 Wave 1. 

I agree with everyone here.  I probably would have gone with the most popular/in-demand repacks first.  I will give them credit though for picking Echo Base Han - choosing Bespin Han to repack here would have made them a perfect 5-for-5 in selecting characters that just got released as new 5POA figure sculpts within the last calendar year.  :-X #monotony
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #5 on: October 9, 2018, 10:59 AM »
I suppose I should buy that Han; I initially passed because the headsculpt is terrible. The Luke and Leia are the best of this bunch.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2019, 09:56 AM »
Was any more said about these at Toy Fair? Just wondering if they were still coming.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2019, 02:58 PM »
There was an unidentified R2-D2 on the shelf with the other TVC figures.  I thought it was possibly one of the  reissues that might not have been announced yet.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2019, 03:09 PM »
Was any more said about these at Toy Fair?

No.  There were some rumors that some overseas retailers have them on their product lists but no one has started taking any pre-orders or anything yet.

There was an unidentified R2-D2 on the shelf with the other TVC figures.

That is VC149 R2-D2 that they announced at 2018 MCM Comic-Con London.  Pretty basic R2 for the Vintage Collection $13 price tag sadly.
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Re: Hasbro Planning More TVC Basic Figure Re-Issues
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2019, 04:14 PM »
Was any more said about these at Toy Fair?

No.  There were some rumors that some overseas retailers have them on their product lists but no one has started taking any pre-orders or anything yet.

There was an unidentified R2-D2 on the shelf with the other TVC figures.

That is VC149 R2-D2 that they announced at 2018 MCM Comic-Con London.  Pretty basic R2 for the Vintage Collection $13 price tag sadly.

Looks like the build a droid version of R2, still available at Five Below.
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