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Title: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on February 15, 2014, 01:54 PM
Zeb/Stormtrooper MS set...  Zeb a direct McQuarrie design?  I'm in!
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on February 15, 2014, 08:58 PM
Again, the pics of the Legends wall didn't turn out all that great for some reason.  :(

Here's Zeb and Stormtrooper pack.  Zeb was pretty much ripped off from inspired by McQuarrie Chewbacca:

(http://www.jedidefender.com/gallery/files/gallery/Conventions/Toy_Fair_2014/Hasbro/Star_Wars/Saga_Legends_Mission_Series/DSC_0033.JPG)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on February 15, 2014, 09:38 PM
Wow that REALLY is ripped off. :P

Don't get me wrong, I appreciate it because it is...  It entices me to buy more of it, haha.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Nicklab on February 15, 2014, 09:41 PM
Who better to steal from when it comes to designs than the late, great Ralph McQuarrie?
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Scott on February 15, 2014, 09:44 PM
(http://rebelsreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/chewoldlarge.jpg)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Greg on February 15, 2014, 09:45 PM
Aren't they deriving most things in Rebels from McQuarrie? I don't mind one bit, as his concept work is possibly my favorite aspect of the Star Wars universe.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on February 15, 2014, 09:52 PM
Seems that way.

That TIE Fighter, I'm sure I recall seeing a much smaller "pod" looking TIE, but I think it might've been one of Johnstons designs.  The walker's been in EU lore for eons now already.

Sooooooooo wish we'd seen a Stormtrooper transport.  That must be made or there will be rage.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on February 15, 2014, 10:33 PM
They made a point of calling it out in the presentation.  Its a way for the Rebels show to seem familiar to Star Wars but make it "all new" to the casual fan who isn't so aware of those designs.

Another one they called out was Kanan's "mission gear" Hero 12" figure - recognize the backpack (and YES, there will probably be a 3.75" version of this Kanan at some point in the line I was told ;)).

Again, this is a 12" Hero Mission Figure:
(http://www.jedidefender.com/news/images/2014_02/STARWARSHEROSERIESKANANA8563.jpg)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on February 15, 2014, 11:43 PM
Zeb is pure awesomeness, I'm loving that figure, articulation aside. I've already added this set to my Must-Buy list for 2014.

Agreed the Troop Transport HAS to be made for this line...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: EpicGon on February 16, 2014, 12:01 PM
Umm, so Zev was inspired in Mc Quarrie Chewie, I thought it was developped on the basis of The Star Wars lizard Solo.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on May 2, 2014, 10:45 AM
Courtesy of Sandtroopers - Rebels Mission Series sneak peek!  click here for the giant-size pic (http://www.sandtroopers.com/newspics/SWR_preview03.jpg)

Pics are just placeholders, but it looks like there are plans for:
- Sabine vs Stormtrooper
- Chatro vs. IG droid
- Wulffwarro & Kitwarr (wookiees!)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jayson on May 2, 2014, 11:59 AM
Nice nod to Ralph McQuarrie in the name too, IG-RM.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on May 2, 2014, 03:10 PM
Ah, thanks, was wondering who those guys were. I am SO excited for this line, I can't wait!
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Greg on May 2, 2014, 03:21 PM
It looks like a solid line-up for Rebels this fall. At least 16 different figures (assuming the Mission Series/SL Stormtroopers are the same) between the 2-packs and Legends. There are also potential crossover characters, like TIE Pilots or the Royal guards. While I am not overly fond of the 5POA, the pricing is fair for the quality so I'm sure I'll pick up some figures.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Master_Phruby on May 2, 2014, 06:13 PM
These just might make me pick up 5poa figures now. I've avoided them until now.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Nicklab on May 2, 2014, 10:11 PM
Glad to see that they're pairing up these REBELS characters with Stormtroopers.  It makes troop building a little more organic.  And the cost of the 2-packs will present a little bit of value, too.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on July 24, 2014, 10:15 AM
Nice to see the Rebel ladies in figure form finally.  Like others have said, all the main characters + Stormtrooper 2-packs should help kids mass up a pretty nice Stormie army. :P
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on July 24, 2014, 10:25 AM
Agreed, Sabine in particular looks awesome. (Bo Katan custom waiting to happen)

I believe the Hera 2-pack is a brand new reveal, although it was known we would be getting her at some point.

Where were the Chultro Vizago/IG-RM and WulffWarrd/Kitwarr 2-packs though?
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on July 24, 2014, 10:29 AM
Where were the Chultro Vizago/IG-RM and WulffWarrd/Kitwarr 2-packs though?

They always save a bunch of stuff to freshen up the booth after the Friday panel/presentation.  Wouldn't surprise me if they pop up then...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Master_Phruby on July 26, 2014, 01:52 PM
So what is with the vintage style reissue of Bossk and IG-88?
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on July 26, 2014, 06:10 PM
I thought they were just more 5POA figures, not really more vintage than any of the other 5POA figures coming.  I think IG-88 even has a removable bandolier possibly?  I couldn't tell by the pics really, but it looks like maybe it is.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on July 26, 2014, 07:16 PM
According to JTA's Q&A, the rumored Mission Series 2-pack with Ahsoka and Anakin has been cancelled.  :(

This had the potential to be pretty cool, little disappointed on this...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Brian on July 27, 2014, 08:56 PM
I have to say some of these packs shown at SDCC look pretty nice.  I don't know why, but I'm really digging the Wicket/Scout Trooper pack - nice sculpt on the ewok.  The Bossk/IG-88 pack is appealing in the vintagey sort of way as well.  I still haven't decided what I'm going to do with the Rebels stuff, but in a way it looks like it is shaping up to be kind of a fun line.  I remember thinking the same way about the CW stuff, especially in the first couple years, there was really a nice variety of characters, plus, vehicles and mini vehicles and all of that.  For kiddos jumping into the toys alongside the show, it could really be fun.  I have a feeling I'll be checking them out as well, particularly at the more affordable prices.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Darby on July 27, 2014, 10:06 PM
I agree 100%. Outside the deluxe 6 inch this was the highlight for me. I'm a fan of these and I get why people aren't but combining the vintage aesthetic with the outstanding sculpting and not to mention the price... I love it.  I'm glad to see some of these characters again.  I know I've bought them time and again but these are hallmark pieces (Wicket especially) and it's likely we will not be this way again with these characters. Starting next year it will be an unyielding avalanche of new.  Bring it on. But let's enjoy the OT one last time before.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on August 13, 2014, 09:53 AM
Wave 4 Pre-Order at EE (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?id=JE-405087801&number=HSA5228E) - $119.99 plus free shipping, coming in October 2014.

3x Rebels Zeb & Stormtrooper
3x Rebels C-3PO & R2-D2
2x EpV Bespin Vader & Luke
2x EpIII Yoda & Sidious
2x EpV Boba Fett & Stormtrooper
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Scott on February 9, 2015, 04:45 PM
BBTS has the latest Wave up for PReorder

http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=star%20wars%20mission%2003
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on February 9, 2015, 04:50 PM
Wave 6 case (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=HSA5228G&id=JE-405087801) and Wave 6 set of 6 (http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?number=HSA5228GG&id=JE-405087801) pre-orders at EE too...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on February 9, 2015, 06:19 PM
Nice case ratio for splitting with friends. :)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on February 10, 2015, 09:00 AM
Looking forward to the Ezra/Kanan set...the TIE Fighter/Stormtrooper set looks like simple repacks of the single carded figures though. That seems like an odd choice so early in the line. Would rather have had some Imperial Officers in there...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Darby on February 10, 2015, 12:12 PM
I thought it was odd pairing them up too, but then I know a lot of us have been asking for basically this army building type of set for years, so it's great to see it finally. Hopefully we see more of it and more OT focused.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on February 20, 2015, 01:48 PM
Found Sabine/Stormie today. :)

Sabine is a great looking figure... looking forward to them hopefully/eventually making a non-helmeted Sabine some day as well.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Scott on February 20, 2015, 02:37 PM
Found Sabine/Stormie today. :)

Sabine is a great looking figure... looking forward to them hopefully/eventually making a non-helmeted Sabine some day as well.
Good luck with that ever happening with Hasbro's recent response to a recent Q&A I read on JTA
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on February 20, 2015, 03:32 PM
Good luck with that ever happening

#dreamkiller :'(
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jayson on February 20, 2015, 05:18 PM
Meat Tosser! Stop the penis party!
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on February 20, 2015, 07:32 PM
We're not interested in your rape culture!
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Scockery on February 20, 2015, 08:08 PM
They couldn't cost out a new head for Sabine, it would throw their proft margins into madness, my friend, madness...it may be difficult to secure its release.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jeff on March 3, 2015, 12:58 AM
Well, that didn't take long - don't know if they are basic figures or Mission Series, but Ahsoka/Vader figures are coming this Fall! (http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2015/03/03/star-wars-rebels-season-finale-exclusive/24245017)   :D

(http://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/774f35f645ddb900e8ced4268288bf6e1c2f1c1c/c=0-99-2197-1751&r=x383&c=540x380/local/-/media/2015/03/02/USATODAY/USATODAY/635609291983368805-Hasbro-Rebels-Ahsoka-and-Darth-Vader-Action-Figures-1-.jpg)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on March 3, 2015, 01:05 AM
Ahsoka looks pretty bitchin', and if that's a 2-pack, I even like the Vader's McQuarrie-ish look enough to want it for my desk.  Ahsoka looks pretty great though, for a 5POA.  Not QUITE as animated looking as Sabine's figure looks, for instance.  I'm maybe tempted there again.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Darby on March 3, 2015, 01:10 AM
Can't wait. These look great. First thing I said when I saw both Ahsoka and Vader tonight was it will be great buying their figures on 9/4 and yes it will be.  ;D
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jayson on March 3, 2015, 01:34 AM
Love, Love, LOVE the figures of them!
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on March 3, 2015, 09:38 AM
ARgghh! Was not expecting spoilers in the toy thread!  :(
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: P-Siddy on March 3, 2015, 11:47 AM
ARgghh! Was not expecting spoilers in the toy thread!  :(

Stay off the Internet, please. 
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Darby on March 3, 2015, 04:17 PM
Per Yakface, these two are in Mission Series set together. That strikes me as a little odd since they're absolutely strong enough to go on their own, but maybe Season 2 starts with some face time between the two...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jesse James on March 3, 2015, 05:08 PM
I was assuming it'll be an exclusive of sorts?  Maybe not.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Nicklab on March 4, 2015, 10:33 AM
Even though these figures feature 5 POA, these figures look pretty cool.  I actually like some of the stylization on Vader.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Matt_Fury on March 4, 2015, 08:12 PM
I was assuming it'll be an exclusive of sorts?  Maybe not.

The way distribution is, perhaps it will feel like a limited edition exclusive.
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: JediJman on March 7, 2015, 05:51 PM
I was assuming it'll be an exclusive of sorts?  Maybe not.

The way distribution is, perhaps it will feel like a limited edition exclusive.

 ;D  Yeah, everything feels a little "limited edition" these days...
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: Jayson on March 10, 2015, 08:32 PM
Sabine has a variant (http://yakfaceforums.com/main/2015/03/10/sabine-helmet-variant-discovered/)
Title: Re: Star Wars Rebels "Mission Series" 2-Packs
Post by: McMetal on March 11, 2015, 09:39 AM
Sabine has a variant (http://yakfaceforums.com/main/2015/03/10/sabine-helmet-variant-discovered/)

That is some great scoop! This is gonna be a tough one to track down unfortunately. At least with the Ezra variant there were plenty of those TRU multipacks laying around to pick through. I haven't even seen any of the new 2-packs lately outside of that one week they showed up at Target.