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The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 3
« on: July 29, 2013, 07:46 PM »
The Stormtrooper looks amazing, I'm hoping it looks as good in person as it does in photos.  I like how they picked an 'optional' weapon to include with it to create a little more interest.

Sounds like both figures will be offered later on, with the Fett coming right around the corner.  Honestly, for a significant reduction in price and a thousand times less stress, I am at peace with just being patient.
This is the approach I'm trying to take.  I know Fett is coming in a few months and I just can't get that excited about the Han in carbonite.  Of course, I'm primarily a loose collector these days, so the packaging doesn't concern me much.

Though I certainly have to agree with others that making it difficult to get the very first figure released in a new line is an odd way to get collectors excited about collecting it.

Gentle Giant / Re: Life Sized Kenner Figures
« on: July 29, 2013, 01:55 AM »
Removable blaster included.  8)

Sweet! Now how does one get the wife on board with one of these things?

Shoes.  Lots of shoes.

Celebration VII: Anaheim / Re: Star Wars Celebration: Anaheim
« on: July 29, 2013, 01:42 AM »
Anaheim is sure a hell of a lot closer than Orlando for this western Canuck.  My daughters will be 8 and almost 14 then, I wonder if the older one will still think it's cool to hang out with her dad around a bunch of Star Wars geeks.   :P

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
« 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.

Gentle Giant / Re: Life Sized Kenner Figures
« on: July 20, 2013, 08:54 PM »
Removable blaster included.  8)

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
« 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.

YakFace has a nice look at the loose figures for this wave, I think Mara Jade will be my fave.

No, I checked my initial order and it still showed the higher price, so I just cancelled/reordered.  However, as far as I know, this is the first time they've shipped toys to Canada, so maybe that somehow affected things?  You may have a different experience.

I had preordered at the $99 price because this is one of the definitive ships left for my collection.  But seeing it at $69 makes me MUCH happier -- I simply made a new order and cancelled the old one.  8)

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL Offseason 2013
« on: July 20, 2013, 06:33 PM »
Metropolitan?  What a stupid name.

Gentle Giant / Life Sized Kenner Figures
« on: July 20, 2013, 06:30 PM »
Gentle Giant is taking their 12" versions of the Kenner figures to a whole new level and have shown a life sized Stormtrooper at SDCC!  It will be made of fibreglass and rumour has it the price tag is a whopping $1500-$2500. 

Apparently, Vader is also in the works, including his vinyl cape and telescoping saber.  ;D

OK, so the price is nuts, but I'd love to get my hands on the Vader...

Holy hell, these are selling for $150 on ebay.  :-\

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL 2013
« on: July 2, 2013, 11:08 PM »
And, as usual, all my Eastern Conference friends are safe... unless we happen to meet up in the Cup finals next year.  #gowild  :D

Hmmm... Bruins vs Wild in 2014?  ;D

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL Offseason 2013
« on: July 2, 2013, 11:02 PM »
Woah, Lecavalier is going to Philly for 5 years?  I sure didn't see that coming.  Like others have said, it's weird to see him leaving Tampa.

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