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Old February 16 2014, 02:12 AM   #4351
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Re: The Action Figure and Toy Collecting and Discussion Thread!

That 6" Black Series Jabba looks incredible. Almost Sideshow Collectibles-quality detailing on this thing.

Which means two things:

1. It'll be hard to find for a good long while.
2. It'll probably be at least $40 to buy.

If a regular humanoid character runs $19.99 on average you just know a similarly-scaled Jabba isn't gonna come dirt cheap.
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Old February 16 2014, 03:22 AM   #4352
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That 6" Black Series Jabba looks incredible. Almost Sideshow Collectibles-quality detailing on this thing.

Which means two things:

1. It'll be hard to find for a good long while.
2. It'll probably be at least $40 to buy.

If a regular humanoid character runs $19.99 on average you just know a similarly-scaled Jabba isn't gonna come dirt cheap.
Wait. That's a 6-inch Jabba? Holy shit.
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Old February 16 2014, 03:31 AM   #4353
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New Star Wars figures, including the long-awaited upgrade of Ree-Yees from Jabba's Palace and Sgt. Doallyn from the same film.
I didn't realize the "black helmet guy" from ROTJ actually had a name and rank.

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Newest lineup of Generations toys, which lines up perfectly with the leaked toylist from awhile back.

Crosscut or rather Senator Crosscut. A rather obscure remold of Skids and more recently a character from the TF Comics. The toy along with Rattrap, Tankorr, Windblade, Starscream and the Minicons will have one of the issues of the Dark Cybertron crossover bundled along with it.



Jetfire, a more accurate and leader sized Jetfire. This puts to shame classics Jetfire. I foresee quite a few collectors dumping their old one on ebay for the new version. There is definitely influences from the Valkyries of Macross (that the toy came from) as well as the original G1 Skyfire. Hopefully the helmet comes off like the Dreamwave and IDW Jetfire. Note the actual fighter cockpit and nose are in the back.



Roadbuster, a Voyager sized TF and part of the Wreckers like Whirl. Both of them originated the Dorvack toyline. Really not feeling it from this mold.




Windblade, the fan designed female transformer who is also getting her own comic. She looks better than I expected and fills the niche of the female autobot flyer in everyone's collection. However the toy shown here looks mistranformed. She is a potential generations remold for Slipstream, the only female Seeker from Animated.



Jhiaxus, this version is based on the IDW version and a retool of the Generations Armada Starscream. The Deco is reminiscent of the only extant Jhiaxus toy that was recolored from the Beast Machines Jetstorm.



RiD Skybyte, but based on the version seen in IDW. Really not doing it for me.



Rattrap. Probably one of the stars that everyone has been looked forward to. Note the arms have the sticky bombs from the show.



Tankor from Beast Machines. Ironically he is dwarfed by Rattrap since the Beast Machines version is suppose to be a giant and probably would be better represented by a voyager.



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Generations Legends Gears. A retool of Swerve like everyone predicted. But the headsculpt really can't compare to the IDW inspired head that Hasbro gave to Swerve.

Jetfire looks pretty sweet, and I'm glad since I've been kicking myself for not buying the Classics/Generations version of the mold. I knew they were coming out with an updated Whirl figure (which I'm looking forward to), and I think Roadbuster looks nice too.
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Old February 16 2014, 03:41 AM   #4354
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When the original SW films were made most background aliens and other humanoids didn't have formal names, but fans and licensees producing SW product gave them names as the years passed. Doallyn was probably just given a random number or background designation when the extra was on-set in costume. The official character name probably didn't come about until books or gaming/trading cards were released years later.
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Old February 16 2014, 03:49 AM   #4355
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Breaking:

According to the folks at Yakface, the 6" Jabba with also come with a Salacious Crumb -



and be a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive set.


There goes getting it easily and for a good price.
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Old February 16 2014, 04:11 AM   #4356
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Dammit! That completely SUCKS. I guess one of us needs to do the obligatory Vader No and get it over with.
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Old February 16 2014, 04:14 AM   #4357
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Here he is packaged. Or at least in the approximation of his final packaging.



That's a lot of empty space in that box. I hope they're planning on packaging Salacious Crumb up in that bare corner so the box doesn't look so much like expensive air with a Jabba the Hutt figure tossed in as an extra.
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Old February 16 2014, 05:10 AM   #4358
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Breaking:

According to the folks at Yakface, the 6" Jabba with also come with a Salacious Crumb -



and be a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive set.


There goes getting it easily and for a good price.
I'm guessing (hoping) that it will be like the SDCC Boba Fett with Carbonite Han. Jabba would still be available at retail, it would just be the version with Crumb that would be the exclusive.
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Old February 16 2014, 05:25 AM   #4359
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Somebody just told me that this might be the case, that Jabba himself will be available at mass retail for $39.99 in the fall, but only the SDCC version will have his throne/dais as well as Salacious Crumb. I'm not 100% sure about this, but it sounds like something they'd do.
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Old February 16 2014, 08:26 AM   #4360
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So far Jabba and Helmetless Vader (I've called him two different things now lol) are must buys for me. They both look absolutely incredible.
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Old February 16 2014, 02:19 PM   #4361
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What is the black figure on the left?
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Old February 16 2014, 03:57 PM   #4362
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This is from io9


You can goto this page for more pics and video from GOTG
http://io9.com/guardians-of-the-gala...n-t-1523689431
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Old February 16 2014, 04:08 PM   #4363
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That is beautiful!

So day two! I'm really looking forward to what goodies Funko has in store with us in the Legacy line, and how Mattel plans to insult us one last time in the DC line.
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Old February 16 2014, 05:24 PM   #4364
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At least they haven't stolen your money yet.

Official pics for the next tf generations line. Guessing Arcee, Megatron, Chromia and Brainstorm are going to show up at Botcon.

Jetfire, looks like the helmet can be removed there.



Sky-byte and Roadbuster



Jhiaxus, Windblade and NIGHTBEAT who it turns out is a remold of the IDW Bumblebee and not Jazz as was rumored.



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Old February 16 2014, 07:33 PM   #4365
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What is the black figure on the left?
Darth Plagueis, the Sith Lord mentioned in Revenge of the Sith and written about in the Expanded Universe. He's already been released in Wave 3 of the Black Series, but (unsurprisingly) most can't find him. He's the hot chase figure in his wave assortment.

They just tossed some not-so-brand-new figures onto those shelves to spice things up and pad out the displays.
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