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Old June 5 2013, 11:24 PM   #3136
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Awesome! I never did find ROTS Sidious. Totally gonna pick that up.
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Old June 5 2013, 11:28 PM   #3137
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He's a tough one. I've seen him on eBay for as much as $70 or $80 USD and the cheapest ones run for no less than $30-ish (and that's if there even are any that cheap). He's probably the most expensive and most elusive figure in the first two waves of the Vintage Collection.
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Old June 5 2013, 11:29 PM   #3138
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Him and C-3PO definitely.

The VC Shocktrooper is also an added bonus. Great set.
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Old June 5 2013, 11:31 PM   #3139
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Threepio's prices are ridiculous. Also, the three VC Boba Fett variants (Empire, ROTJ, "Revenge") can often command high pricepoints depending on the seller and which one they've posted. The "Revenge" variant is probably the most valuable.
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Old June 6 2013, 12:44 AM   #3140
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The "Revenge" variant is probably the most valuable.
I got that for a fiver at discount shop here.
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Old June 6 2013, 12:49 AM   #3141
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Vader's belt buckle is the activation button for his light-up lightsaber effect. I know, I have this figure. This is a repack of a 2012 light-up Darth Vader and not brand new at all. But yeah, the "Press/Try Me" demonstration hole in the packaging isn't exactly located in the most innocent place.
Especially with the text reading "The Rise of Darth Vader"
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Old June 6 2013, 02:33 AM   #3142
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Padme should have stayed with him even after he turned to the Dark Side. It's obvious she was missing out on something.
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Old June 7 2013, 12:47 AM   #3143
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So I just saw this:
http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...nd-select-toys

I am hoping to get a Spock.. Those are just awesome.
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Old June 7 2013, 03:34 AM   #3144
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I saw those as TRU the other day, so they are out. If I didn't already have the older Art Asylum ones, I might have picked them up.
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Old June 7 2013, 09:05 AM   #3145
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I was wrong about the "Man of Steel" Hot Toys video...it wasn't Hot Toys, but Sideshow which I think OdoWan brought up here before??

I might have to see if I can get those ST Diamond Select figures.
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Old June 8 2013, 12:18 AM   #3146
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So I just saw this:
http://www.startrek.com/article/firs...nd-select-toys

I am hoping to get a Spock.. Those are just awesome.
Nice. I kind of like how Kirk and Khan look more like they're just drunk than fighting.
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Old June 8 2013, 12:34 AM   #3147
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Brand new Black Series 3.75" action figures are announced by Hasbro to appear in future wave assortments!

Nice. Now that's a pretty good lineup of characters if you ask me.
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Old June 8 2013, 04:20 AM   #3148
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Wow! Darth Plageuis! Clone Wars Mace!!
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Old June 8 2013, 04:25 AM   #3149
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Plagueis is the one I'm most excited about. Plus, super-articulated updates of Dagobah Training Luke and Yoda might look amazing. The 2004 figures with mud/swamp bases from the Original Trilogy Collection are still great and hold up nicely after almost a decade, but they don't have modern joints and could really benefit from some ball-jointed elbows, knees and ankles (Luke could, at least....I don't know how much they could do with a figure as small as Yoda that they haven't already).
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Old June 8 2013, 04:27 AM   #3150
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I might get the Jedi Training Yoda for my brother who's a huge Yoda fan. Is this the first Darth Plagueis figure?
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