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Title: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 2, 2005, 10:24 PM
Keep your eyes and ears open in the near future because we, the fans, get to choose the first Expanded Universe figure that Sideshow does for the 12" line.  Very cool.   8)
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: evenflow on August 3, 2005, 09:32 AM
Keep your eyes and ears open in the near future because we, the fans, get to choose the first Expanded Universe figure that Sideshow does for the 12" line.  Very cool.   8)

I admit this is pretty awesome.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Matt_Fury on August 3, 2005, 07:33 PM
Great news not just that they're going to do expanded universe figures, but that we get to be involved!

I'd like a 12" Grand Admiral Thrawn or a Noghri.  What would you like to see?
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 3, 2005, 11:29 PM
Great news not just that they're going to do expanded universe figures, but that we get to be involved!

I'd like a 12" Grand Admiral Thrawn or a Noghri.  What would you like to see?

Grand Admiral Thrawn - great idea!  He's got to be my favourite EU character.

Corran Horn would be cool too.
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: MetalJedi on August 12, 2005, 06:00 AM
12 EU Quinlan Vos.

I'd buy 2.

Think, they could make him in his war/street gear, include Jedi Robes, and a Sith Cloak. His Blaster, Saber, Thermal Detonators, and Holocron would all be included as well.

I want it now.

Kevin

Id take 2 as well. Thats 100 bucks right there for Sideshow. Plus if they made an Aayla Secura that would be an extra 100 bucks as well. This is sick I don't even collect 12" figures.  :o
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: JayDouble on August 20, 2005, 12:01 AM
Sideshow Collector's Choice Poll (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/php/081905sweu.php?&source=swpoll) is up.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: JayDouble on August 20, 2005, 12:04 AM
(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/quinian_vos_100x100.gif)
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on August 20, 2005, 05:55 AM
Me too.  ;D

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/quinian_vos_100x100.gif)
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Darth Broem on August 20, 2005, 09:24 AM
Wow!  That is a nice list of choices.  It's kind of tough for me really.  But I voted for Mara Jade in the end.
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 20, 2005, 10:39 AM
(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/thrawn_100x100.gif)

Mara Jade was a close second and Quinlan Vos was third.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Matt_Fury on August 20, 2005, 12:25 PM
I could not find an "All of the above" vote, so I went with:



(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/thrawn_100x100.gif)
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Darby on August 20, 2005, 02:42 PM
I voted for Snow Bunny Padme.   ;D
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Bob Crane on August 20, 2005, 02:45 PM
I'm not familiar with any of them really, so I went with the hot redhead, let's hope if she wins sideshow doesn't give her a huge fat head like most of their female figures.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: DSJ™ on August 20, 2005, 03:05 PM
I voted for Snow Bunny Padme.   ;D

Me too, there can be only one.  ;D

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/arctic_padme_100x100.gif)
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: jadesfire on August 20, 2005, 09:33 PM
I made Mara Jade already.  I know it wouldn't be near as good as Sideshow but I didn't vote for her or snowbunny Padme.  I voted for:

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/thrawn_100x100.gif)

I hope they make all six.  Those were the best choices ever and I will buy all six FOR SURE if they did.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: jadesfire on August 20, 2005, 09:38 PM
I'll likely be one jealous bastard when Beth puts up some pix with the first several of them displayed altogether...  ;)


...since you know I'll be buying them all  :D

Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: DoctorPadawan on August 20, 2005, 09:59 PM
I voted for Thrawn, since as cool as it would be to get a Snow Bunny Padme, I'd rather see a true EU character than a film character in an EU outfit.  I know that Thrawn will be "boring humanoid alien in military uniform" but I justify it as saying it will be the first true Expanded Universe character as a 12" figure.

Will I actually buy any of those six figures listed?  Probably not, to be honest.  I'm kind of getting out of 12" collecting in terms of characters I'm not really passionate about, and none of those are characters that I'm particularly fond of (Padme excluded).

That said, I think they made some very good choices of who to pick from, although I must say I'm disappointed there were no "Ken Palpatine" or "Horse Pilot" options.   :P
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Jesse James on August 21, 2005, 03:10 AM
Count me among the Thrawn votes.  And I've been utilizing what methods I can to kinda help him along.   :-*

Vos was probably third on my list while Jade was second.

I actually was disappointed with the list though...  Like Snowbunny Padme didn't strike me as a great choice.  Kyle Katarn or a Darktrooper were two SORELY missing EU characters though and the pollers didn't give any game chaaracter any play which sucked. 

Kyle would've gotten my vote, though a Darktrooper would've maybe taken it had it been available as well.  Kyle's THE EU character I dig the most.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on August 21, 2005, 05:27 AM
To be honest I figured they would go for earlier EU but who knows down the line. I know I would love a 12" Kyle Katarn as well.

If they made all six I doubt Id be picking up Snow Bunny Padme or Thrawn. Not a big fan of Thrawn and I can think of better outfits for Padme(They could of made the version of her with the Tie Fighter hair from the first CW episode).

Id like to know who besides the poll they are planning to make for the first "wave".

Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Darth Broem on August 21, 2005, 11:19 AM
Well truth be told I would have to seen Baron Fel on the list as well.  They just can't get everyone onto the list.  I almost went for snowbunny Padme.  To be honest I would take any on that list they made.  I don't play the video games so Kyle Katarn is not that big a loss to me.  But others surely love him of course. 
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: Matt_Fury on August 21, 2005, 06:19 PM
I bet we'll see all of the figures up for the vote, the vote is most likely what we'll see first.

I think it's been said before that Sideshow is checking out fan sites to see what collectors want, so I wouldn't be too suprised if we got a Kyle Katarn down the road.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on August 21, 2005, 08:41 PM
I voted for Quinlan Vos.

Sweet ****! ;D


Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on August 22, 2005, 06:34 AM
I voted for Quinlan Vos.

Sweet ****! ;D


Kevin

At least someone besides Jay and I have common sense  ;D Just joking.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Scott on August 22, 2005, 02:18 PM
(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/placed/arctic_padme_100x100.gif) ;)
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on August 22, 2005, 10:21 PM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 22, 2005, 10:34 PM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin

We all know Padme could kick Quinlan's ass anyday.   :P
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: DSJ™ on August 22, 2005, 10:55 PM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin

Hey!   >:(
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Scott on August 22, 2005, 10:58 PM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin
Sex sells, baby!
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Rob on August 22, 2005, 11:23 PM
Thrawn all the way.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on August 23, 2005, 05:36 AM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin

We all know Padme could kick Quinlan's ass anyday.   :P

Yeah thats why she died of a broken heart ::) Some badass.  ;D
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on August 23, 2005, 12:04 PM
For every vote Quinlan Vos gets, I shall put a dark mark on Scotts soul for voting for silly Padme.

Kevin

We all know Padme could kick Quinlan's ass anyday.   :P

Yeah thats why she died of a broken heart ::) Some badass.  ;D


Yes!

Kevin
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: evenflow on August 24, 2005, 05:18 PM
Kir Kanos all the way!  ;D
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Darth Broem on August 24, 2005, 10:20 PM
If they make Mara Jade maybe it will be the pregnant version of her!  LOL!
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: evenflow on August 27, 2005, 11:51 AM
Results are in so far. I stupidly delted the e-mail but from what I rememeber its

1. Mara Jade
2. Kir Kanos  ;D
3. Vos
4. Thrawn
5. Padme
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on August 28, 2005, 06:16 AM
Did everyone get an email with results(so far)? I never got one.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 30, 2005, 06:30 PM
Here's what the e-mail said:

"Mara Jade leads with 1017 votes, Kir Kanos is close behind with 942 votes, Quinlan Vos with 711 votes, Asajj Ventress follows with 569 votes, Grand Admiral Thrawn with 567 votes and last but not least, Padme trails with 555 votes!"

I'm not surprised that Mara Jade is leading, but I didn't expect Kir Kanos to be so close at 2nd.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on August 30, 2005, 07:33 PM
Damn there goes my chance to ever have a Quinlan Vos.  :(
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 30, 2005, 08:02 PM
Damn there goes my chance to ever have a Quinlan Vos.  :(

I don't think this is your only chance.  If Sideshow is willing to do an EU character now, I'm sure they'll come back to this idea again in the future.  All hope is not lost. 
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Ryan on September 2, 2005, 04:34 AM
If I can find a way to sneak these into My budget, I definitely will try to pick them up. The vote was hard for me to pick I had a really hard time narrowing it down between Thrawn, Vos, and Kanos.

But in the end I went with Vos.

1. Vos
2.(tie) Thrawn
2.(tie) Kanos
4. Mara Jade
5. Padme.

I figured they'd get to that Padme at some point, she is still a core character just in a EU outfit.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 2, 2005, 05:15 AM
Good choice!  ;D
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on September 2, 2005, 02:33 PM
Q-Vos again with the votes. I'm liking it. Boy would that make my night...

Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on September 2, 2005, 07:09 PM
Updated ongoing poll results:

"Mara Jade leads with 1192 votes, Kir Kanos is close behind with 1097 votes, Asajj Ventress jumps significantly with 817 votes, Quinlan Vos with trails slightly with 794 votes, Padme jumps with 645 votes and Grand Admiral Thrawn has fallen to last with only 637 votes!"   :'(
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: Darth Broem on September 2, 2005, 09:08 PM
Personally I want Mara Jade to win.  However, I think Sideshow will make both Vos and Jade since they are practically neck and neck.  I am not saying they will make both of them at the same time.  But whichever comes in 2nd will be made IMO. 
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on September 2, 2005, 11:09 PM
My hopes of a 12" Quinlan Vos...just dashed.

What the hell is so cool about Mara Jade anyway? ::)

Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Bob Crane on September 3, 2005, 03:37 AM
(http://saxman.xwlegacy.net/SiteGraphics/angie.jpg)
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Darth Broem on September 3, 2005, 12:19 PM
My hopes of a 12" Quinlan Vos...just dashed.

What the hell is so cool about Mara Jade anyway? ::)

Kevin

Well I like her character quite a bit from those Thrawn books.  She's Luke wife so she has to be made.  LOL!  I don't know.  She's been around for what 10 years now?  I would just like to see a 12 inch figure of her for some reason.  Vos would be fine to of course.  Quinlan will be made someday I believe. 
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 13, 2005, 06:49 AM
Anyone know the totals now?
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: ruiner on September 13, 2005, 05:16 PM
Don't know, but I voted for Kir Kanos!

Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on September 13, 2005, 07:21 PM
Anyone know the totals now?

"Here are this week's results: Mara Jade still has a healthy lead with 1297 votes, Kir Kanos is closing the gap with 1211 votes, Asajj Ventress follows with 923 votes, Quinlan Vos with 885 votes, Grand Admiral Thrawn with 708 votes and last but not least, Padme trails with 692 votes!"
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 13, 2005, 07:58 PM
Thanks Jesse.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Nathan on September 14, 2005, 01:55 AM
I'd like to vote; I have definite opinions on who I'd want as a 12" toy in an ideal world. But since I probably won't buy the resulting figure (too pricey for my blood--that money could be "better" spent on 3.75" or EU books) it wouldn't feel right to do so.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on September 17, 2005, 03:08 AM
"Mara Jade still leads with 1377 votes, Kir Kanos isn't far behind with 1274 votes, Asajj Ventress follows with 975 votes, Quinlan Vos follows closely with 956 votes, Padme trails with 756 votes and last but not least, Grand Admiral Thrawn with 724 votes!"
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 17, 2005, 04:53 AM
The voting ends when?
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: jadesfire on September 18, 2005, 02:54 PM
The voting ends when?

November 11th.  Still a LONG way to go!!
Title: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: MetalJedi on September 19, 2005, 05:55 AM
It would be a nice Christmas gift if Quinlan ended up winning it.  ;D
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on September 19, 2005, 02:06 PM
It would be a nice Christmas gift if Quinlan ended up winning it.  ;D


I know. What would be even better is if they sent us one for voting for him. ;)

Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 19, 2005, 05:04 PM
It would be a nice Christmas gift if Quinlan ended up winning it.  ;D


I know. What would be even better is if they sent us one for voting for him. ;)

Kevin

Hell, I'd pay for one because I voted for him.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: jadesfire on September 19, 2005, 08:35 PM
The poll results surprise me as I didn't realize Kir Kanos had that big of a following.  I assumed it would be Mara Jade all the way with Asajj and Thrawn fighting for second place. 

I'll buy whatever one wins but really hope they take into consideration making some of the other EU characters as well.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on September 26, 2005, 11:18 AM
The latest update:



I can't believe Thrawn is last place. :-\
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Famine on September 26, 2005, 12:29 PM
Q-Vos, NOOOOOOOOOOO!

Kevin
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: MetalJedi on September 26, 2005, 09:22 PM
The latest update:

  • Mara Jade: 1475
  • Kir Kanos: 1373
  • Asajj Ventress: 1142
  • Padme Amidala: 1098 (A JUMP OF NEAR 300 VOTES!!!)
  • Quinlan Vos: 1030
  • Grand Admiral Thrawn: 753


I can't believe Thrawn is last place. :-\

I can't believe Padme jumped 300 votes. Hacker maybe? I hope Asajj wins it all now that Quinlan hasn't have a ghost of a chance.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on September 26, 2005, 11:40 PM
I wanted Thrawn to win, but I'd be very happy to see Mara Jade continue her winning ways.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Reid on September 29, 2005, 08:53 PM
I voted for Kir Kanos.

VOTE KANOS FOR 06'!!!!
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Nathan on September 30, 2005, 03:14 PM
I can't believe Thrawn is last place. :-\

Thrawn is so '90s. :P The others (with the possible exception of Kir Kanos) are current or at least more recent characters; thus more popular among newer fans and more "on the radar" for even old-school fans.

Mara Jade: perenially popular due to NJO, etc.

Asajj Ventress: 2003 - present

Padme Amidala: 1999 - present, and the "snow bunny" outfit in question is from 2004

Quinlan Vos: 2000 - present, not to mention a popularity boost from dialogue mention and almost a cameo in ROTS

Kir Kanos: last appearance in 2000-something, right? Anyway, I bet a lot of people are simply voting because they want a Royal Guard, not because of any attachment to the character.

Grand Admiral Thrawn: last novel appearance in 1999--and that's if you count Flim the impostor and that unfinished clone.
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on October 7, 2005, 11:54 PM
Another update:


It's looking like Mara Jade has got this locked - but there's still over a month to go...
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: JesseVader08 on October 16, 2005, 11:56 PM
Current tally:


Padme has moved all the way from last and is making a run for first! 

Thrawn's still in last.  :'(
Title: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Ryan on October 21, 2005, 07:43 AM

Padme has moved all the way from last and is making a run for first! 


I don't get that, she is a main Character, only she is in an EU outfit. They'll probably make her eventually anyways, so why not vote for someone who is actually EU?
Title: Sideshow 12" Padmé (Arctic Suit) - EU Poll Winner
Post by: MetalJedi on October 21, 2005, 07:00 PM

Padme has moved all the way from last and is making a run for first! 


I don't get that, she is a main Character, only she is in an EU outfit. They'll probably make her eventually anyways, so why not vote for someone who is actually EU?

It's going to be funny to hear all these people complain how bad the face will be on either Mara or Padme. Sideshow cannot do female heads for anything.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: JesseVader08 on October 29, 2005, 02:24 AM
One week left - Mara Jade's lead is down to only 14 votes!


It's going to be funny to hear all these people complain how bad the face will be on either Mara or Padme. Sideshow cannot do female heads for anything.

Until last week, I would have agreed with you.  But after seeing the upcoming Leia statue (http://www.jedidefender.com/image.pl?http://www.jedidefender.com/news/images/10-05/SideShow_Leia2.jpg), I've changed my mind.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Darby on October 29, 2005, 04:28 AM
Since I voted for Padme, I hope she wins (I thought she'd be in last place) but I bet you they end up doing both.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on October 29, 2005, 01:54 PM
It's going to be funny to hear all these people complain how bad the face will be on either Mara or Padme. Sideshow cannot do female heads for anything.

Until last week, I would have agreed with you.  But after seeing the upcoming Leia statue (http://www.jedidefender.com/image.pl?http://www.jedidefender.com/news/images/10-05/SideShow_Leia2.jpg), I've changed my mind.

Sideshows statues are great. The 12" female figures are awful.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: DSJ™ on November 4, 2005, 08:57 PM
Just a reminder that today is the last day to vote. Gets your vote in if you haven't.

Check back next Friday the 11th to see which figure will be the first that goes into production!

Come on Padme!  :)
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: jadesfire on November 5, 2005, 03:54 PM
Well...who do you think won?  I am hoping for Mara since it looks like the one I voted for (Thrawn) is never gonna come close.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Famine on November 5, 2005, 04:01 PM
:'( Quinlan.

Kevin
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on November 5, 2005, 04:12 PM
Quinlan Vos. But Im sure it was either Padme  ::) or Mara Jade.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: DSJ™ on November 5, 2005, 05:41 PM
This is what I have found so far.  :P

Padme - 1803
Mara Jade - 1791
Kir Kanos - 1662
Quilan Vos - 1381
Asajj Ventress - 1374
Admiral Thrawn - 1140
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: OT Freak on November 6, 2005, 12:34 AM
Looks like Padme it is. Cool, I voted for her. The others just didn't interest me. If SS uses this poll as hasbro has used theirs, we probably will see the others sometime in the future. It would be cool if they came in waves of 1 EU, 2 from the OT and 1 from the last 3 films.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on November 6, 2005, 01:22 PM
Im hoping that they make Quinlan down the road. Like I said before it would be an easy 100 bucks for Sideshow, granted that they are 50 bucks a pop.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: Darth Broem on November 9, 2005, 08:11 AM
Shocking that Padme would win an EU contest since her character is in 3 films.  LOL!  Oh well.  Maybe someday they will do an EU poll without a movie character. 
Title: Sideshow 12" Padmé (Arctic Suit) - EU Poll Winner
Post by: JayDouble on November 11, 2005, 05:00 PM
Padme (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/php/081905sweu.php?&source=swpoll) is your winner.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: Bobafett77 on November 11, 2005, 06:30 PM
Wow! I'm kind of shocked that she won. I totally thought Mara was going to take it.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12" Figure License!
Post by: DSJ™ on November 11, 2005, 09:07 PM
That was pretty close, bring on Padme.  ;D   :P

Final results:

Padme - 1858
Mara Jade - 1804
Kir Kanos - 1697
Quilan Vos - 1392
Asajj Ventress - 1386
Admiral Thrawn - 1157
Title: You have got to be kidding me (Padme)
Post by: evenflow on November 11, 2005, 10:58 PM
I can't believe Padme won the poll. She isnt even an Expanded Universe character. I would have gladly bought anyone else from that poll. She was in last and then all of a sudden she wins.  ::)
Title: Re: You have got to be kidding me (Padme)
Post by: Ben on November 11, 2005, 11:29 PM
That's the one I voted for. I doubted Hasbro would ever make a 3.75" version, so I voted for Padme since I think it's the only way she'll ever get made in that costume, and I don't want to buy an $80 maquette.
Title: Re: You have got to be kidding me (Padme)
Post by: jokabofe on November 12, 2005, 04:37 PM
I don't want to buy an $80 maquette.

I wish I could buy that maquette for $80. It's going for over $300 now.
Title: Re: Sideshow Gets 12
Post by: MetalJedi on November 13, 2005, 05:00 PM
They should of just kept it EU and not had Padme in it. Plus I still think the poll was rigged due to the dramatic amount of votes Padme got halfway through. They probably already had the figure made and decided to fix the poll so she would win.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Padmé (Arctic Suit) - EU Poll Winner
Post by: speedermike on November 13, 2005, 05:07 PM
It's funny, Padme is the only one I would actually buy...I really have no affection for any of the other characters.
Title: Re: You have got to be kidding me (Padme)
Post by: Ben on November 13, 2005, 07:07 PM
I don't want to buy an $80 maquette.

I wish I could buy that maquette for $80. It's going for over $300 now.

I saw one some time ago at my local comic shop for $80. I think that was when it was brand new.

I'll gamble they jacked up the price by now, though. They're like that.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: DSJ™ on April 14, 2006, 07:37 PM
Padme begins her production at Sideshow, more updates can be found in the production blog (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?cat=26).

I'm looking forward to the final production of Padme.  ;D  :P
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: evenflow on April 16, 2006, 10:25 AM
I am still not happy that she won, but now that this line is in full swing and i really love it, I will happily buy her. This really has become my #1 line to collect.  ;D
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll
Post by: glorbes on May 16, 2006, 11:12 AM
The result is very interesting.

Seeing as how Sideshow would eventually make a Padme, it seems awfully convenient that they could reuse the head sculpt numerous times, whereas the other characters would be a one-shot deal.

 
Title: 12" Padme
Post by: jadesfire on August 19, 2006, 11:48 AM
Wow, I don't know how many of you had the chance to go to Sideshow's podcast yet and get a look at the sculpt but it is fantastic!!  It's going to be a fantastic figure if the paint aps are done right (and I have to believe that SS will not screw it up).
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: evenflow on August 19, 2006, 08:19 PM
I downloaded the podcast anf finally after the 2-3hours it took, it played but no video.  :-[ Damn dial up. \


EDIT...

Ok, so i finally saw a picture of the head sculp on another site, and I have to say it really looks like Natalie Portman. Very nice, great work n their part.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: DSJ™ on August 19, 2006, 10:28 PM
I'm looking forward to seeing more of Padme, so far I like what I see in the sculpt.  :)
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: Jeff on August 24, 2006, 10:26 AM
To all you folks who haven't seen the pictures yet...

Spinning Padme Head (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?cat=26)
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: Darth Broem on August 24, 2006, 11:17 AM
At least they did not make her throw up at the end from all that spinning.  This will be a figure I need to pass on.  However, it will probably turn out great.  I hope it does for those of you interested in this. 
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: Bobafett77 on August 24, 2006, 12:08 PM
I really thought they would make it look like the Clone Wars version instead of looking like Natalie Portman. I actually got a little disappointed that they did this. Still a good likeness, though we'll see after the paint is applied.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: evenflow on April 25, 2007, 01:29 PM
Sideshow answered a question about Padme. They said they got some of the kinks out. My guess is she will be nnounced soon. They also mentioned Darth Vader. I think he will make it out by the end of the year.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: jadesfire on April 25, 2007, 04:24 PM
In all honesty, I forgot all about her  :-[.  I didn't know about any kinks so I am happy to hear (and be reminded) that she might yet make it into my collection by year end.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" EU Poll - Snowbunny Padme
Post by: Jeff on July 24, 2007, 10:51 PM
12" Ilum Padmé Amidala Figure (http://www.sideshowtoy.com/behindtheshow/?page_id=3331)

Priority Pre-Orders will start Thursday July 26th!

Remember, you must be a registered Sideshow newsletter subcriber and account holder by midnight tomorrow to be eligible for priority pre-ordering!

(http://www.jedidefender.com/news/images/7-07/sideshow_ilumpadme.jpg)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on July 24, 2007, 11:13 PM
The wait is almost over, bring her on! I must have this.  8)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jadesfire on July 25, 2007, 06:29 AM
Oh Happy Day!!  Now, I just have to make sure I am at a computer at 1:00pm on Thursday.   I really hope we can order more than one-I have no idea because I have never wanted more than one doll on any order I've placed before.  I'd like to snag an extra for customizing.....
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: EdSolo on July 25, 2007, 07:19 AM
Wow, they sprung this preorder on us quickly.  I was just thinking yesterday with the Mechno chair, Leia Boushh and Asajj all currently shipping on shipping soon, that we were getting low on preorders again.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DarkKnight2k4 on July 25, 2007, 08:41 AM
But will we be able to pre-order ? OR do you have to be at the con to order ?
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: evenflow on July 25, 2007, 09:53 AM
I didnt realize the preorder was tomorrow  :o I have to get my girlfreind to order me this one.

Any thoughts on what the exclusive may be?
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on July 25, 2007, 07:41 PM
Pic are up over at RS, the protoype (http://www.rebelscum.com/SDCC07/SSCpadme/) on display has Padme holding a set of electrobinoculars.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jadesfire on July 25, 2007, 08:29 PM
ohh-kayyyyyyy.....I am taking back my comments of how great she looks.  Her clothes look like they are all plastic but I am assuming it is some tight vinyl.  The belt is frickin' huge and the cloaks pom-pom's are oversized.  All in all-YUCK!!!  I thought the shot at Sideshow was very nice and was expecting cloth for her clothing, to say the least.  How disappointing after waiting so long for another Padme.... :'( :'(
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Oboewan on July 25, 2007, 10:37 PM
ohh-kayyyyyyy.....I am taking back my comments of how great she looks.  Her clothes look like they are all plastic but I am assuming it is some tight vinyl.  The belt is frickin' huge and the cloaks pom-pom's are oversized.  All in all-YUCK!!!  I thought the shot at Sideshow was very nice and was expecting cloth for her clothing, to say the least.  How disappointing after waiting so long for another Padme.... :'( :'(

Hmmm... I'm definitely on the fence after seeing that for sure... I'll probably go ahead a pre-order it anyway.  I can always cancel it once the final model is revealed (this IS just a prototype afterall *crosses fingers*)

Jeff
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DarkKnight2k4 on July 26, 2007, 08:54 AM
I am with Jeff... gonna do the same... It's the only way to be sure.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Billy Ray on July 26, 2007, 12:15 PM
I was probably going to pass on this one anyway, but now it is definite!  Not impressed at all.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DarkKnight2k4 on July 26, 2007, 02:03 PM
Pre-orders are up... and I did it... though I am not sure why.  ???
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jadesfire on July 26, 2007, 02:11 PM
I ordered one also....it helps that I had a ton of points to use so that she cost me less than 20 bucks. 
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: evenflow on July 26, 2007, 03:13 PM
I ordered mine.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Oboewan on July 26, 2007, 04:15 PM
Got mine too orderd like 5 minutes ago so I don't think this one is going very fast.   I  used like 800 points so it was fairly cheap.  We'll see how well the final product turns out.

Jeff
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on July 26, 2007, 06:56 PM
I was lucky to get to a PC at work & placed my order.  :)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on October 26, 2007, 12:01 AM
Man, I can't wait to get her. These new pics of her look great.  8)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press01-001.jpg)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press02-001.jpg)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press03-001.jpg)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press04-001.jpg)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press05-001.jpg)

(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press07-001.jpg)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jadesfire on February 8, 2008, 05:15 PM
Finally!! A shipping notice arrived in my email box and she should be arriving in the states in about 2 weeks.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: evenflow on February 8, 2008, 05:23 PM
Hmmm...I got a 7 day notice for my Medicom Venom-Punisher but not her.  ???
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Darth Gamboa on February 8, 2008, 06:12 PM
Got that 12 day notice, after 2 years...
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on February 8, 2008, 07:14 PM
Yep, I got my shipping notice too.  8)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on February 12, 2008, 03:56 PM
This is going to be my first Sideshow figure! Can't wait for her. :D
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jjks on February 12, 2008, 07:13 PM
I've never been less excited to get a processing email from Sideshow. I don't know what's stopped me from cancelling my preorder, I obviously have zero desire to own this. I just can't see myself opening it up and displaying it with my other 12" figures. Pretty sure it would be a source of ridicule from anyone that saw it. Hey Jake Gyllenhaal, nice looking Barbie you got there...
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on February 13, 2008, 09:44 AM
.... Hey Jake Gyllenhaal, nice looking Barbie you got there...

Isn't that what anyone would say about any 12" female doll?
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jjks on February 13, 2008, 03:46 PM
(http://www.sideshowtoy.com/mas_assets/jpg/2140_press04-001.jpg)

Look at this and tell me your non Star Wars friends wouldn't mock you for this worse than a Leia or anything else they could have potentially made. This figure is begging to be passed on to your kid sister to dress up.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on February 19, 2008, 07:51 PM
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

Quote
At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: EdSolo on February 20, 2008, 07:17 AM
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

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At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)

Just as another one arrives, a new one goes up for preorder.  It seems strange that we'll only have Luke, Han, Praji and Clone Kenobi on preorder after this one shows up...I wonder what else Sideshow has in store for us the rest of the year.
Title: Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: JediJman on February 22, 2008, 01:35 PM
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

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At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)

Got the same note - glad to see they are cutting down the time gap from order to delivery!
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DSJ™ on February 22, 2008, 07:04 PM
I received my tracking notice, Padme is on the way & should arrive by the middle of next week.  ;D
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on February 26, 2008, 09:23 AM
Me too. My "Barbie" is on her way. ;D
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on February 26, 2008, 04:04 PM
Padme arrived on my doorstep today!  :D I havn't opened yet. I will give a review tomorrow hopefully. I do have to admit that I'm totally impressed with Sideshow's process of keeping me informed every tiny step of the way. Everytime something has changed they send out an email to keep me updated. Very impressive communications.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: jadesfire on February 26, 2008, 04:57 PM
Padme arrived on my doorstep today!  :D I havn't opened yet. I will give a review tomorrow hopefully.

I won't receive mine until Friday -can't wait to know what you think about her!
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: DarkKnight2k4 on February 27, 2008, 12:35 PM
ANyone know under what line these will be ?

WOnder if we can expect a Clone Wars Line...
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Darth Gamboa on February 28, 2008, 07:26 PM
Mine arrived Tuesday but didn't get a chance to open it 'til last nite. I think this is a really nice figure but there are a couple of things that bother me. Number one, it's too tall. I stood her right next to leia and she towers over her. Second her arms are too long. She has plastic hands with long glove gauntlets. Seems they used standard arms and started the gauntlets where the wrists should start. She has too few accessories, she could have at least come with another set of hands for the price. The hood on her jacket could be larger in my opinion. The cartoon pictures on the box clearly show a volumous hood. Oh and she's bald, which isn't a problem if you leave the cap on. And hey for all we know Padme IS bald and puts on different wigs to suit her oufit.

I like the face sculpt alot, more than I like the prototype photos. My buddy commented that it didn't look quite like Natalie, stating that her jawline was all wrong. I found out it's just the cap that hides these features. I warn you if you choose to remove the cap its a bear to get tucked back into the suit. I've chosen to display her with the cap pulled back and the hood pulled forward as much as possible to get the most out of the facial features and try to hide her baldness. This way of displaying will not be for everyone, I'm sure.

Despite all the whinings I do like the piece and I'm glad I got it, it's just I thought I'd get a lot better figure after a 2 year wait.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: evenflow on March 2, 2008, 06:19 PM
Got my Padme today, my girlfriend gave me that one as well  ;D
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Oboewan on March 3, 2008, 04:28 PM
Just got mine today and am at least glad that the face sculpt is better than the proto photos.   I haven't taken her out of her cage yet, but it's fairly obvious that she far too tall and much too lanky.   I have a shelf in one of my Detolf's with my Qui-Gon pimp set up...   Qui-Gon from the Amidala Collection with all of the hasblo 12" female figures and SnowBunny will probably end up in there (though it IS getting kinda crowded in there).   He's supposed to be 1.93m and Padme a mere 1.65 and I just don't see him towering over her that way.. with either the Hasblo or the SSC Qui-Gon.

Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on March 11, 2008, 10:14 AM
Well, it turns out the package that arrived last february was not Padme but some stuff my wife ordered.  :-\ After waiting two weeks, UPS has finally admitted they have lost my Padme! I've let Sideshow know the situation and hopefully they can get a replacement out. I'm filing a claim with UPS. We'll see how long this takes.  :(
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on March 11, 2008, 11:56 AM
Sideshow just emailed me saying that they are taking care of the claim and have provided a tracking number for a new shipment. I've got to say Sideshow is the best out there! I'm really impressed with their customer service.
Title: Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
Post by: Master_Phruby on March 13, 2008, 12:39 PM
I too like the figure alot. I agree that the arms are a little long. I've found positioning the arms a little can hide that a little. The face is more brown than the pinkish look on the box. The hood could be a little bigger but overall its alot better than anything Hasbro could do. I think it would have been nice to include a animated head to give it that anima look.