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Title: 6" Black Series Wave 2 (2013 Wave 2)
Post by: Jeff on January 29, 2013, 01:04 PM
Only news we have so far on Wave 2 is that it will be another four figures...   thoughts/guesses?

I'll guess they keep up the 3 OT, 1 PT mix
- Jedi Knight Luke
- Princess Leia
- C-3PO
- Anakin (RotS)

(it'd be just like them to give Han the shaft until wave 3 or 4 with the way they've been treating him lately :P).
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scockery on January 29, 2013, 01:14 PM
Han Solo (ANH)
Boba Fett (ROTJ)
Darth Vader (ROTJ)
Clone Trooper (ROTS)

C-3PO's vac metal look will delay him or something. They'd wait a tad before any female characters. They will put another army builder in, even with the costs too high for anyone to buy multiples, to cover themselves. Plus clone trooper can be repainted/redecoed.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Nicklab on January 29, 2013, 01:20 PM
My predictions?

Han Solo (ANH)
Boba Fett (TESB)
Darth Vader (ANH)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (ROTS)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rune Haako on January 29, 2013, 01:25 PM
General Grievous or Battle Droid (TPM)
Darth Vader (ANH)
Emperor Palpatine
Obi-Wan Kenobi (ANH)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Diddly on January 29, 2013, 01:51 PM
I'll go:

- Darth Vader (ANH)
- Bespin Han (ESB)
- Chewbacca (ROTJ)
- Jango Fett (AOTC)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: R5Don4 on January 29, 2013, 02:21 PM
Wave 2

Han Solo -Bespin
Darth Vader
Yoda- ESB
Clone Trooper- AotC

Wave 3

Boba Fett ESB
Leia- Classic ANH
Rebel Fleet Trooper
Anakin RotS

Wave 4
Lando- ESB
C-3PO
Stormtrooper
Obi-Wan -AotC

Wave 5
Chewbacca -RotJ
Imperial Navy Trooper
Luke RotJ
Padme- AotC arena

Wave 6
Old Ben Kenobi
IG-88
Leia Hoth
Clone Trooper RotS

Wave 7
Snowtrooper
General Solo
Wicket
Count Dooku

Wave 8
Luke Skywalker Classic ANH
Emperor Palpatine
Royal Guard
Mace Windu

Wave 9
Han Solo Hoth
Nien Numb
Imperial Gunner
Qui Gon Jinn

Wave 10
Bossk
Luke Bespin
Tarkin
Yoda AotC
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on January 29, 2013, 02:29 PM
I'll guess they keep up the 3 OT, 1 PT mix

Maybe they'll continue with 2 heroes, 2 villains as well
- Vader (ANH)
- Princess Leia
- Han Solo (ANH)
- Boba Fett or Stormtrooper (heck, they've got the Sandtrooper, it's an easy fix)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Pete_Fett on January 29, 2013, 03:58 PM
Here's my prediction:

Wave 2:
Figure 1 - Cancelled
Figure 2 - Cancelled
Figure 3 - Cancelled
Figure 4 - Cancelled

 >:D
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on January 29, 2013, 04:35 PM
Here's my prediction:
Wave 2: Cancelled

 >:D

Lol.  Yes, that is evil.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on January 29, 2013, 05:30 PM
Here's my prediction:

Wave 2:
Figure 1 - Cancelled
Figure 2 - Cancelled
Figure 3 - Cancelled
Figure 4 - Cancelled

 >:D

Hilarious!  ;D
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Paul on January 29, 2013, 09:17 PM
If they are really trying to rope the first generation of fans in, the first 12 should be the original 12.

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on January 29, 2013, 09:34 PM
If they are really trying to rope the first generation of fans in, the first 12 should be the original 12.

I would have liked to see that too.  Too bad they already mucked that up.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: evenflow on January 30, 2013, 10:30 PM
I am hoping for a Jedi Luke. I think i am already sucked in. I may just go OT with these though.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on January 31, 2013, 09:42 PM
I'd be stunned if Vader doesn't show up in Series 2. Beyond that, some kind of trooper and some kind of hero - probably Han - will certainly be in the mix. I think between the main casts of both trilogies, the troopers and the favorites like bounty hunters, there's a stockpile of these things that will, if sucessful, come slow and steady until the new movie (and beyond I'm sure).

Some quick thoughts on who I expect to be locks:

Luke - Farm Boy, Jedi, Bespin, Stormtrooper
Han - Smuggler, Hoth, Stormtrooper
Leia - Princess, Hoth, Slave
Obi-Wan - TPM, ROTS, ANH
Chewbacca
Lando - TESB
C-3PO - ANH
Darth Vader - ANH, TESB, ROTJ (removable helmet)
Anakin Skywalker - ROTS
Padme - AOTC Arena
Mace Windu - ROTS
Count Dooku
Yoda - TESB, ROTS
Emperor Palpatine - ROTJ, ROTS
Stormtrooper
Snowtrooper
Biker Scout
Emperor's Royal Guard
Clone Trooper - AOTC, ROTS
Commander Cody
General Grievous
Jango Fett
Boba Fett
Bossk
IG-88
Hammerhead
Greedo
Jawa(s)
Kit Fisto
Plo Koon
Gamorrean Guard

I'm sure there's many others, but those seem like the no brainers. Now to follow this to its logical conclusion.

6" scale swag you will see as exclusives:

Wampa
TaunTaun
Dewback
Jabba the Hutt
The Max Rebo Band
Speeder Bike
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on January 31, 2013, 09:51 PM
I'm shocked no Vader in Series 1...  not sure how you kick it off without him.  Goes against everything I ever learned about this hobby.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: darth broem 2 on February 2, 2013, 12:51 PM
I am shocked about it as well.  But we all know Vader will either be the SDCC exclusive or in wave 2.  I am hoping for a 3 stage removeable helmet with a Sebastian Shaw Anakin head underneath.  I assume Boba Fett would be in series 2.  Perhaps Chewabacca?  Yeah, I would like a Han Solo (Cantina outfit) version.  I don't know if they will go with 4 OT figures though?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: speedermike on February 21, 2013, 09:05 AM
I'm shocked no Vader in Series 1...  not sure how you kick it off without him.  Goes against everything I ever learned about this hobby.

I agree.  And everything that Hasbro talks about featuring "iconic" characters.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series Rumors
Post by: Jayson on June 17, 2013, 01:47 PM
Greedo confirmed (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/BlackSeries.asp) via Hasbro and Entertainment Earth
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jeff on June 17, 2013, 02:05 PM
So Greedo in Wave 2 must be Hasbro's way of indicating to collectors that it's not going to be all main characters in the 6" line. 

I'm still not really interested in collecting the 6" stuff, but more and more I'm thinking it might be fun to buy a few of the cantina-centric ones (assuming of course they make more cantina centric ones - Hammerhead, Ponda, Snaggletooth, etc).  ::)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darth_Anton on June 18, 2013, 09:15 AM
Are we sure it's Greedo? It's supposed to be a hint and it says "never before seen figure." The arrows point specifically to the arm.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jeff on June 18, 2013, 09:58 AM
Well, the references picture collage (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/images/sales/0613_hasbroblack/Reveal/xrqv_SW_BS_reveal1.png) they have linked is made up of pics of  Greedo's head/mask, hands/gloves, gun belt, blaster, and stills of the actor in the suit.

I'm pretty sure it's Greedo. :P

I'll guess Week 2 (6/25) will be the figure drawing/schematic with the joints mapped out; week 3 (7/2) will be the wax prototype, and week 4 (7/11) will probably be the final painted hard copy; and then we'll see him "in person" at SDCC.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on June 18, 2013, 10:07 AM
Well, the references picture collage (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/images/sales/0613_hasbroblack/Reveal/xrqv_SW_BS_reveal1.png) they have linked is made up of pics of  Greedo's head/mask, hands/gloves, gun belt, blaster, and stills of the actor in the suit.

I'm pretty sure it's Greedo. :P

LOL!  Well played.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darth_Anton on June 18, 2013, 01:41 PM
I completely missed the pictures in that link. :-X It may have something to do with that I didn't see the "click here."
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on July 11, 2013, 09:46 AM
Final shot of Greedo (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/images/sales/0613_hasbroblack/Reveal/uirweq_SW_BS_reveal4.png) looks nice.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scockery on July 11, 2013, 11:21 AM
WIll there be an exclusive  behind the scenes version wearing ladies shoes?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scockery on July 12, 2013, 08:41 AM
Wave 2 will 

Slave Leia
Boba Fett
Anakin Skywalker Episode III
Han Solo Episode IV

Where's Greeeedo?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on July 12, 2013, 09:11 AM
I foresee a lot of hanging Anakins and otherwise empty pegs.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on July 12, 2013, 09:57 AM
Wave 2 will 

Slave Leia
Boba Fett
Anakin Skywalker Episode III
Han Solo Episode IV

Where's Greeeedo?

http://www.flyguy.net/2013/06/star-wars-black-series-six-inch-wave-2.html

The next Star Wars Black Series Waves 2 & 3 (so all of 2013 basically) will be...

Star Wars Episode 3 Anakin Skywalker 6" Action Figure  UPC:653569897828
Star Wars Episode 3 Obi Wan Kenobi 6" Action Figure UPC:653569898245
Star Wars Episode 4 Greedo 6" Action Figure  UPC:653569898269
Star Wars Episode 5 Luke Bespin 6" Action Figure UPC:653569898252
Star Wars Boba Fett 6" Action Figure UPC:653569897811
Star Wars Slave Leia 6" Action Figure UPC:653569897804
Star Wars Episode 4 Han Solo 6" Action Figure UPC:653569897835
Star Wars Episode 4 Stormtrooper 6" Action Figure UPC:653569898238

That makes Wave 3:

Greedo
Bespin Luke
Stormtrooper
Ep3 Obi Wan
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on July 12, 2013, 10:43 AM
Weird that Entertainment Earth was promoting Greedo as part of wave 2 then.  ???
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on July 12, 2013, 04:02 PM
It ain't a new year of toys till there's mad confusion!
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on July 17, 2013, 08:57 PM
I just want to know if that Fett is an EV or EVI version.  If it's the Empire one, maybe I'll wait for that one.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on July 17, 2013, 11:27 PM
I just want to know if that Fett is an EV or EVI version.  If it's the Empire one, maybe I'll wait for that one.

I'm pretty sure its the TESB version.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jeff on July 19, 2013, 04:36 PM
SDCC Panel confirms Slave Leia and ANH Han for Wave 2 -

Wave 2 = Slave Leia, Greedo, ESB Fett, and ANH Han Solo.

(so much for having a prequel figure in each wave - maybe they wanted ROTS Anakin and Obi-Wan in the same wave?)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on July 19, 2013, 04:54 PM
Wave 2 looks nice.  Scoundrels and Bounty Hunters... and Leia.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on July 19, 2013, 05:14 PM
Han looked like a pretty sweet fig...  Leia, total fan wank.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on July 19, 2013, 05:18 PM
Han looked like a pretty sweet fig...  Leia, total fan wank.

So who shot first?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on July 19, 2013, 05:27 PM
Han when he saw Leia?

They seemed to tactfully cover her butt up in the 3-D images of her design.  Well done Hasbro.  Classy move.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Sybeck1 on July 19, 2013, 05:38 PM
I can just see it now. Somebody, somewhere will post pictures of Leia giving Han a lapdance. I just hope know one does that to poor Luke.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on July 19, 2013, 06:11 PM
I can just see it now. Somebody, somewhere will post pictures of Leia giving Han a lapdance. I just hope know one does that to poor Luke.

Is that a lightsaber in your pocket, Luke, or...
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: EpicGon on July 20, 2013, 05:05 PM
Well balanced slave Leia, perhaps some fans need to see the final paint.

Han as in the 3 3/4 mission series, is the first 6 inches action figure which spots the knife cut on the chin
and blue eyes.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JesseVader08 on July 20, 2013, 07:29 PM
SDCC Panel confirms Slave Leia and ANH Han for Wave 2 -

Wave 2 = Slave Leia, Greedo, ESB Fett, and ANH Han Solo.

So would it be safe to assume this is the same Fett from the SDCC boxset?  I don't really need the Han in carbonite.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on July 20, 2013, 11:30 PM
Yes, it's the Empire version of Fett.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Brian on July 22, 2013, 09:09 PM
Although I don't want this "replacing" the 3 3/4" collector figures, after seeing this wave I'm getting pretty excited for this line.  I know the collector reaction has been kind of hit and miss, but the quality so far looks pretty good and I like the character selection.  It is kind of fun looking forward to when different "big guns" will be released, kind of like the POTF2 days.  This wave in particular looks great I think, and with news of a Biker Scout with Speederbike next year, that's pretty cool too.  I'm probably all in with the OT offerings, still on the fence with the prequel stuff.  Now I just need to figure out where I'll put them :).
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: SoloSS on July 23, 2013, 05:12 PM
Does anyone know around when Wave 2 might be released?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on July 23, 2013, 05:25 PM
November
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JesseVader08 on July 24, 2013, 07:12 PM
I'm probably all in with the OT offerings, still on the fence with the prequel stuff.  Now I just need to figure out where I'll put them :).

That's definitely one of the biggest challenges these days.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on July 25, 2013, 03:12 PM
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS23106&mode=retail

Wave 2 up for Preorder
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on August 8, 2013, 01:19 PM
So were is C-3PO? How can you have R2 without 3PO?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Force Guy on August 9, 2013, 11:57 PM
So were is C-3PO? How can you have R2 without 3PO?

Right?  Then again, it's the same company that gives us an updated Yavin Ceremony Han, 2 updated Yavin Ceremony Luke figs, and yet, no updated Yavin Ceremony Leia.....
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on August 15, 2013, 06:26 PM
Wave 2 box images (http://forum.starwars-figuren.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=536)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on August 15, 2013, 06:29 PM
This wave looks nice.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on August 15, 2013, 06:57 PM
Wow, now Han is how figures SHOULD be done for $20...  3 basically movie-accurate ways to display him.  For the $10 price, a new Han in 3.75" should be exactly like this save for the articulation style and count.

You get Escape the Death Star look, the Millenium Falcon driving gloves look, and the regular old Han is a badass look.  All with ONE figure.  If the Sandtrooper had that kind of versatility, I might've bought him yesterday or today.  For the price, this is simply what they should be delivering to you.

And again, I'd love to see this 6" Han effort put into main characters in the 3.75" line.  It'd get me to rebuy just about every main character and probably in multiples too.

Love the extra hands...  Very sideshow-esque.  Han steals the show at this point, to me.

Leia...  I know guys were excited, but I think at this scale the joints look horrid.  It's too big for that much articulation to not stand out on an almost nude figure.  :-\  I'm sad to say I'm a little disappointed in how she turned out.

Greedo looks sharp too...  Nice companion to Han.  Not perfect IMO, but nice.

I think Boba looks off, but I thought the same first time I saw his original figure as well.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on August 15, 2013, 07:28 PM
Very nice and agree completely on Han. Standout of the series so far.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: evenflow on August 15, 2013, 07:28 PM
Han is pretty awesome, only one i need from this wave.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Brian on August 15, 2013, 08:22 PM
Man, can't wait for that Han.  Like others have said, the standout so far, most definitely.  On Jesse's comment, I couldn't agree more.  It would be nice to see them really go all out, like this Han, on the 3 3/4" figures.  Granted, it wouldn't necessarily work for every figures (Senators, etc.), but for the big guns, troops, and bounty hunters, it would be pretty cool.  Sure, charge $10-12 for them then, all tricked out like this, and maybe only put out 20-25 per year.  I'd be down.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on August 15, 2013, 09:18 PM
I wonder how Jeff feels about Han.  Drawing you in?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on August 15, 2013, 09:29 PM
When I said that about 3.75", I meant ONLY main characters...  No other figure should get that treatment, but mains (Han, Lando, Luke, Chewie, Leia, OWK, Anakin, Padme, Vader, R2, 3PO) are all I'm talking about...  Secondary guys, not so much unless it's something minor like on a Clone Commander like Fordo getting the works.  I still bought two...  I just like the package deal.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on August 15, 2013, 10:37 PM
Man, those do look great. Think I made the right call jumping on board this train.

IMO, Boba and Greedo look the strongest out of this wave, but Han is not bad either. I guess the non-human renderings are more compelling to me.

Totally agree with Jesse about the naked Leia joints, those really ruin the figure for me. The Silk Spectre in the 6" Watchmen line had the exact same issue. Just doesn't translate well at that scale.

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on October 10, 2013, 09:16 AM
After checking out all the photos from NYCC, Leia still looks terrible IMO. Less googly eyed but the joints are off the chain atrocious.

rest of the wave still looks great tho!
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on October 22, 2013, 02:36 PM
Is it Hasbro's plan to make one figure in each wave in 5" scale vs the others?

(http://www.rebelscum.com/Hasbro-Star-Wars/The-Black-Series/6-Inch-Figures/Princess-Leia-Slave-Outfit-05/Hasbro-Black-Series-Princess-Leia-Slave-Outfit-19.jpg)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on October 22, 2013, 02:54 PM
I take back what I said...just doing some scaling, they are almost spot on to the actual heights of Fisher and Ford.  I think we're just used to having really tall Princess Leia figures :-[
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on October 22, 2013, 08:18 PM
Wow, she's really that short?  Fidget.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on October 22, 2013, 09:39 PM
What about the scaling on those hips though?

 ;)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on October 23, 2013, 08:33 AM
According the internet she is 5'1" and he is 6'1"...she is wearing sandles and he is wearing boots.  Just asthetically and after the R2 debacle of Wave 1 it doesn't look good but according to my math it is accurate
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: evenflow on October 23, 2013, 08:29 PM
Not feeling Leia at all, I'll wait for a white gown version.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on October 27, 2013, 01:11 AM
There's something about joints in flesh of female figures that just does not work.  Leia does look bad.

Han, Greedo and Fett are all win.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scockery on October 27, 2013, 11:50 PM
Carrie is short.

(http://i44.tinypic.com/incrnt.jpg)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on October 28, 2013, 03:44 AM
What a set though...  wow was she attractive in her prime.  :-\

I like how the two look, then her...  Seems about right from all the stories told.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Brian on November 1, 2013, 08:50 PM
I received a set of these from BBTS, but haven't had a chance to open them yet.  They all look pretty nice overall though, with Leia probably being the weakest of the bunch.  The Han looks great, and with all the accessories/extra hands seems the most worthy of the higher pricepoint.  I really like these and can't wait to get them open, but still feel that $15-17 would be a better price.  I am enjoying the OT-heaviness of these so far though, something we hadn't really seen for awhile in the basic lineup.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: GrandMoffNick on November 4, 2013, 03:05 PM
Added Leia to the collection today. Hips certainly look funny
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on November 4, 2013, 03:32 PM
Added Leia to the collection today. Hips certainly look funny

Hot Damn!  Where did you find her?  Local?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: GrandMoffNick on November 4, 2013, 03:44 PM
Added Leia to the collection today. Hips certainly look funny

Hot Damn!  Where did you find her?  Local?

Online, but for retail cost and since I don't expect to see any wave 2, either 6" or 3 3/4" any time soon I pounced.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 4, 2013, 07:53 PM
If Wave 2 doesn't start showing up in stores by Black Friday I am going to be seriously discouraged.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 8, 2013, 01:57 PM
Hey, I just snagged all of wave 2 at Target!

I saw another full case at a different location and alerted my friend who is looking to pick up Boba and Han.

They look terrific, except for leia, who seems as bad in person as I feared. Will post more later when I get home and have time to rip these open.

Stay on Target!   :D
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 11, 2013, 02:51 PM
I was just able to find a replacement Leia at a local Target today who has really well-done eyes, what a relief. It looks like if they go just a hair off center then it comes out atrocious. I am happy to have found a pair spot-on. Still not my favorite figure but I look forward to busting her out tonight. (I rephrased that like 5 times and none of them sounded good)

Still on the hunt for a replacement Greedo though, as I have noticed a small splotch on the left eye of the one I got. The other I saw Friday was even worse.

The only 2 I saw at my stop today were Leia and Han. 2/3 other Targets I checked had no sign of the wave, but at 1 per case I could have easily just missed them outright.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Brian on November 15, 2013, 12:53 PM
Saw a set of Wave 2 at our local Target today as well, so they are filtering out there.  Hopefully availability won't become an issue with this line as it has with the 3 3/4" stuff over the past few years.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 15, 2013, 02:45 PM
They definitely flew off the shelves right away here. I consider myself lucky to have found them the day theywere put out. I'm curious when these will start showing up at TRU and less traveled places like Barnes and Noble. (I have seen all of Wave 1 there)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on November 15, 2013, 03:42 PM
Found all but Mara today.  Looks like people either want extra of her or she's hit the scalper-radar.  Another local collector found the same thing - five new figs, no Mara.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on November 15, 2013, 03:46 PM
Wrong section...  Damn scales.  >:(
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Nicklab on November 16, 2013, 07:40 PM
Picked up a wave 2 Slave Leia last night.  And she definitely caught the attention of the cashier when I was checking out!  All of a sudden she wanted to get into a conversation about Star Wars with me, and talking about the new movie, etc...

...And I'm just thinking to myself 'Why didn't I pick up Greedo instead?  Especially since I've got my daughter with me?!?!'
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on November 20, 2013, 03:44 PM
Fett in stock at HTS
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on November 20, 2013, 05:53 PM
Too late.  :(
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on November 22, 2013, 04:13 PM
Picked up a wave 2 Slave Leia last night.  And she definitely caught the attention of the cashier when I was checking out!  All of a sudden she wanted to get into a conversation about Star Wars with me, and talking about the new movie, etc...

...And I'm just thinking to myself 'Why didn't I pick up Greedo instead?  Especially since I've got my daughter with me?!?!'

At least she was with you. Imagine what a perv you would look like buying a bikini clad figure for yourself. At least you can say it was for her.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on November 25, 2013, 08:31 PM
As per a Tweet I made earlier, Wave 2's hitting K-Mart...  Saw Han.  Hard NOT to buy, honestly.  If $ weren't tight...  :-\
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 25, 2013, 09:36 PM
I am still hoping we might see this wave show up in force for Black Friday shopping, but I'm not holding my breath. Would be a missed opportunity though, they could sell a lot of Bobas.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Greg on November 26, 2013, 11:23 AM
So far I've seen parts of this wave at both K-Mart and Target. The nice thing (in my area, at least) is that the Wave 1 leftovers haven't kept Wave 2 from hitting. The four different stores I've seen new figures at each had several Lukes and R2s already on warming the shelves. I picked up Han and Boba, and I have a Greedo on the way from HTS. The Leias I have seen have all been googly eyed, so I've refrained from buying.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on November 26, 2013, 01:01 PM
Amazon (Prime) has a few Fetts in stock for $22.99... a little more than I wanted but I ordered one.  It said they have 4 left.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on November 26, 2013, 09:15 PM
Yeah Wave 1's not holding these up it seems...  I've yet to see Wave 2 of TBS outside of a Target having a lone 41st Clone, but I'm hopeful more 3.75" will ship...

The 6" though, I see most of Wave 1 still but now seeing Wave 2 at K-Mart and stragglers at Target is promising for that line.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on November 26, 2013, 09:26 PM
I saw remnants of this wave at three different Targets today, Boba was missing at every store. Glad I got him when I did. I also finally found a decent Greedo on the third try. (good eyes, no errant paint splotches, etc) Look forward to opening him up finally.

All the Leias I saw had noticeably better paint jobs on the eyes than the first few I recall seeing too.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on November 27, 2013, 11:44 AM
Paging Jeff Smentek...tempting you even more than ever...

$10 Han Solo

http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS23109&mode=retail

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on November 27, 2013, 02:43 PM
Why do they have Han as a pre-order for $10, while the others are in stock for twice the price?!   ???  Are they getting a case of just Han's?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on November 27, 2013, 03:15 PM
He was in stock earlier today (from Wave 2 cases) and since he is carried forward to Wave 3 they are blowing him out early, I guess.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on November 30, 2013, 11:14 AM
Got my Han and Greedo from HTS yesterday. Very impressed with these two, especially Han. I'm still on the fence on Leia, and Fett of course is always sold out.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on December 2, 2013, 10:39 AM
SAVE25 at HTS.com today for 25% off and free shipping.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jabba the Slug on December 3, 2013, 04:12 AM
I was lucky enough to order Boba on Amazon for $22 (instead of the $40 rate like he is now) when they had him back in stock in limited amounts before Black Friday. Just got him in the mail and man oh man is this figure great.

However, I've noticed he's all kinds prone-looking to breakage - my sample has really stiff joints that make a noticeable sound whenever I move his right arm and left ankle. It kinda reminds me of how when I ordered Maul from Amazon and he came with a dislocating left knee. It's funny because there's all sorts of reports of how people have had 6" figure parts break on them (an article comes to mind of when someone's Greedo snapped at the ankle joint). Considering the price on these guys, this shouldn't be happening.

One last thing, and I know it may be too early to tell because we haven't gotten that many figures yet, but does anyone think Hasbro's scaling of these figures is just radically different through each character? For example, the Luke seems tiny to Maul, who's tiny compared to Han. The Sandtrooper towers over them, yet the Boba is WAAAY huger than any of the figures. Idk, it just seems weird that the heights don't seem very consistent.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on December 3, 2013, 10:43 AM

One last thing, and I know it may be too early to tell because we haven't gotten that many figures yet, but does anyone think Hasbro's scaling of these figures is just radically different through each character? For example, the Luke seems tiny to Maul, who's tiny compared to Han. The Sandtrooper towers over them, yet the Boba is WAAAY huger than any of the figures. Idk, it just seems weird that the heights don't seem very consistent.

Just snapped this pic on the way out the door.  I'm not really seeing what you mean about Boba Fett.  He's shorter as he should be and the scale is right on IMO. 

(https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1477395_10201895598064624_1893515670_n.jpg)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on December 3, 2013, 11:19 AM
I think the scale as it relates to the figures collectively is a little wonky. Everyone talks about Leia and R2, but Pilot Luke is absolutely shrimpy IMO. He looks like a pre-teen.

It doesn't bother me all that much really, individually these are still nice interpretations.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on December 3, 2013, 11:44 AM
Mark Hamill is quoted at around 5'7"...as stated earlier Ford is a hair over 6' and Fisher is actually around 5'.  So he should be at about Han's shoulder side by side...anyone have a comparison shot?  I also just read Bulloch is 6', he should be the same height as Han, which based on Matt;s picture he is
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Scott on December 3, 2013, 11:46 AM
(http://www.rebelscum.com/Hasbro-Star-Wars/The-Black-Series/6-Inch-Figures/Han-Solo-08/Hasbro-Black-Series-Han-Solo-34.jpg)

Looks alright to me based on above
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: P-Siddy on December 3, 2013, 08:02 PM
Picked up Fett today so I'm done with this wave (ordered Han yesterday via HTS for the discount and free shipping and my wife got my Greedo for the holidays).
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on December 4, 2013, 02:38 PM
Okay I think this picture speaks for itself.  Took this today in my kitchen and the scales are indeed perfect, shockingly so dare I add.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/1461487_10201901679136647_1605044013_n.jpg

I think that ends the debate.  This comment about Sandtrooper and Boba still baffles me:



One last thing, and I know it may be too early to tell because we haven't gotten that many figures yet, but does anyone think Hasbro's scaling of these figures is just radically different through each character? For example, the Luke seems tiny to Maul, who's tiny compared to Han. The Sandtrooper towers over them, yet the Boba is WAAAY huger than any of the figures. Idk, it just seems weird that the heights don't seem very consistent.

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Qui-Gon Jim on December 4, 2013, 03:31 PM
Is that a 6" scale ceiling fan?  :P
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Greg on December 4, 2013, 04:45 PM
Fett is currently up on HTS!

http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/star-wars-the-black-series-boba-fett-figure?BR=495&ID=32476
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on December 4, 2013, 07:06 PM
Fett is currently up on HTS!

http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/star-wars-the-black-series-boba-fett-figure?BR=495&ID=32476

Don't forget SAVE25
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on December 4, 2013, 07:36 PM
Gone now.  :(
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Dressel Rebel on December 4, 2013, 07:57 PM
Is that a 6" scale ceiling fan?  :P

6'
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jabba the Slug on December 4, 2013, 08:10 PM
Just snapped this pic on the way out the door.  I'm not really seeing what you mean about Boba Fett.  He's shorter as he should be and the scale is right on IMO. 

Thanks for the pic, that really helps! I think it's just the way my figures are posed. IMO, Boba is way bulkier than Maul, but I can see now how Han and Boba are pretty much the same height.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Greg on December 5, 2013, 11:49 PM
Greedo is down to $12 on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Series-Greedo-Figure/dp/B00CFELWPQ/ref=pd_sim_t_32
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on December 6, 2013, 10:44 AM
Of course he is... you guys can thank me for buying him for $15 on HTS.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Diddly on December 6, 2013, 10:28 PM
Spotted a lone Han in the wild today and almost made my first 6 inch purchase... but the Han had a bunch of paint smears on one of his cheeks. I've noticed that a lot in these 6 inch figures.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on December 9, 2013, 03:21 AM
Both my K-marts locally got a restock of Wave 2 from their initial stock selling through, and they're lingering (all except Boba)...  Both KM's got 2 cases of Wave 2 in.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on December 10, 2013, 08:04 PM
Got Leia today from HTS, and this neat little tote:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/darb/66C2F801-44C3-4D33-948A-BBD7034CD93B-10173-000010297BD42217_zpsd75c239e.jpg)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on December 10, 2013, 08:18 PM
That's to hide your almost nude Leia action figure in. 
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Darby on December 10, 2013, 08:20 PM
Exactly!  ;)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on December 15, 2013, 07:26 PM
Greedo 6"  black series is $9 at Amazon. Waiting for the Leia to go sub $10 before buying.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on December 15, 2013, 10:12 PM
Eesh, good luck to anyone that goes that route, those are the two figures I could never buy sight unseen though. I had to go through at least 4-5 Greedos before I found one with unblemished eyes, and nearly as many Leias just to find one with the eyes painted in the right place.

If they want to go sub $10 on Boba though I'll take my chances!
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Diddly on December 17, 2013, 05:50 AM
Spotted a fresh batch of Wave 2 at Target yesterday... well one of each. Targets here have been really picky about stocking these. Either that or they sell fast. Either way, I ended up passing, again. Boba and Han are really cool, but I keep asking myself every time I see this line, can I really afford to "start over" with a new scale at this point?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jayson on December 17, 2013, 02:04 PM
Fett at TRU.com $17.99 (http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=24123946&cp=&parentPage=search)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on December 17, 2013, 04:05 PM
Slave Lea is $10.05. Picked it up to go with my $35 Slave one for free shipping.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on December 17, 2013, 04:06 PM
I think my Target is just putting out one figure at a time. Last time I was there, they had one Greedo and 10 Lukes. Now they have 10 Lukes and one Han Solo.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on December 17, 2013, 07:29 PM
Fett at TRU.com $17.99 (http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=24123946&cp=&parentPage=search)

Gone.  Rats!
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Greg on December 17, 2013, 10:49 PM
Fett is back on Amazon at the moment for $23, which isn't terrible if you can get the free shipping.

Aaaaaand it's gone
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on December 18, 2013, 07:26 AM
Checked this morning and found The Black Series Boba Fett 6"...1 left in stock.  Picked him up along with a $10 Leia and free shipping.  Score!
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on December 23, 2013, 12:46 PM
Checked this morning and found The Black Series Boba Fett 6"...1 left in stock.  Picked him up along with a $10 Leia and free shipping.  Score!

I received my Fett and Slave Leia from Amazon today.  I was worried about paint apps given all the comments on here, but they both look fantastic.  No screwy eyeballs or smudges.  The Fett cost me a few bucks extra @ $23, but he looks crazy cool.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Master_Phruby on December 25, 2013, 02:16 PM
Opened my 6" Slave girl Leia Christmas morning. This is an ok figure. Her eyes make her look like an Egyptian hieroglyphic. She definitely has child-bearing hips. Wow! Could they have made those a little smaller?  She is kind of a let down.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on December 26, 2013, 09:53 AM
I opened mine this weekend as well.  I really don't mind the joints or hips and the paint job is great.  My biggest gripe is the face sculpt.  I haven't watched Jedi in a while, but I thought Leia pretty much looked either helpless and scared or angry and derermined wearing the metal bikini.  My figure looks like she's zoning out at a school lecture.  Why the abstract, bored sculpt, Hasbro?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: drewlam on January 27, 2014, 09:26 AM
I was trying to stay away from this line, but then my brother got me the x-wing luke and Sandtrooper for xmas.  Now I'm trying to track down Fett, but haven't had any luck so far.  And the pictures of the new stormies make me think I need two.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: JediJman on January 30, 2014, 04:50 PM
6" Fett back in stock at TRU. For $17.99!  Free shipping on orders over $50. Limit one Fett per person.  Go get him!

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=24123946&csm=529351851&csc=3189785&csa=541123561&csu=3189787
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Ben on March 5, 2014, 12:46 AM
Any word on when/if Fett will get rereleased? Or should I just buy the set of wave 2 from BBTS?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: drewlam on March 5, 2014, 09:16 AM
I gave up, and found a reasonably priced one on ebay.  Price was only $2 more than retail (though I did have to pay $8 in shipping).  Good enough I guess.  Now the fun starts with trying to track down stormtroopers.  I want 2, so I can have them flanking Vader when he releases.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on March 12, 2014, 07:52 PM
No store near me that carries these has a Han Solo...  anywhere.

I know everyone dumped on them over it, but was he REALLY a bad carry-forward?  Boba needs it too, no denying that, but I see scads of Wave 2 at Target, at least 3 of Greedo and Leia at any one I go to.  K-Mart has Leia and Greedo too...  Han?  I haven't seen him in quite some time.

I predicted he was a pretty solid choice (still not denying Fett is too), and I was right.  He displays multiple ways, he's an awesome sculpt, he's a major hero that is popular with not just collectors but random fans walking past toys and thinking, "My goodness, that would look cool on my desk!", as well as kids (though $20 figures aren't really for kids I figure).

Not a fan of OWK or Ani getting a repack myself, but Han?  I totally think Hasbro made a right call there.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: McMetal on March 12, 2014, 09:28 PM
Used SPRING14 promocode at HTS tonight to score Bespin Luke and Obi-Wan for $15.99 each, plus free shipping.  8)

I'm just tired of waiting for these to hit Target and I know I'll never get to TRU early enough to score their random 1 case when it arrives. This seemed like too good a deal to pass up. Now I just need that $%* Stormtrooper!

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on March 12, 2014, 09:50 PM
Is this code one-use or can I use it now and then use it again if the Stormie comes back in stock if I order the Luke now?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: GrandMoffNick on March 12, 2014, 11:53 PM
Used SPRING14 promocode at HTS tonight to score Bespin Luke and Obi-Wan for $15.99 each, plus free shipping.  8)

I'm just tired of waiting for these to hit Target and I know I'll never get to TRU early enough to score their random 1 case when it arrives. This seemed like too good a deal to pass up. Now I just need that $%* Stormtrooper!

Thanks for the tip! Nice to get Luke for less than retail.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Jesse James on March 13, 2014, 12:05 AM
Should be multi-use Rob.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on March 13, 2014, 12:39 PM
Cool thanks.  I went ahead and ordered the Luke.

Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: R5Don4 on May 12, 2014, 08:57 PM
Finally was able to find Boba at local retail today.  After all that wait, figure did not live up to expectations, don't get me wrong, still a very good figure but did not blow me away.  He's got some real posability issues with his weapon. When I got the Sandtrooper, it totally blew me away, even though it had some minor paint issues, I was totally stoked to make those quick fixes to let the figure shine.  Don't know what I could do to improve Boba.  With that said, I'm really looking forward to getting my hands on some Stormtroopers at some point.
Title: Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
Post by: Rob on August 20, 2014, 05:08 PM
Anyone still need a Boba Fett?

I've got an extra.  The head is a little loose, but it displays fine.  PM me if you're interested.  I figure $22 shipped?
Title: Re: 6" Black Series Wave 2 (2013 Wave 2)
Post by: Jayson on March 11, 2015, 10:39 AM
Boba Fett is only $10 + free shipping on HTS eBay store (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Star-Wars-The-Black-Series-Boba-Fett-Figure-/321573499367)
Title: Re: 6" Black Series Wave 2 (2013 Wave 2)
Post by: JediJman on March 11, 2015, 02:40 PM
Sold out.  That's nuts!