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Old July 13 2014, 02:34 AM   #5056
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Re: The Action Figure and Toy Collecting and Discussion Thread!

I don't have to leave until Monday, so I threw something together. I got some tiny sword charms today for the Black Knight jewelry I've been working on. Dane seems to approve of them...



I also got a Nightcrawler T-shirt. Get out of there, Kurt! It's too big for you!

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Old July 13 2014, 04:21 AM   #5057
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"Mein got! Zey have nailed my handsome likeness!"
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Old July 13 2014, 04:23 AM   #5058
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It's better looking than most of his action figures, that's for sure. I don't understand why some of them are so ugly. Kurt is supposed to be cute!
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Old July 13 2014, 12:28 PM   #5059
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Look what my better half got me for my birthday!





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Old July 13 2014, 06:06 PM   #5060
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Is Ned's head removable?
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Old July 13 2014, 07:06 PM   #5061
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According to a brand new update at Jedi Temple Archives the 18 figures in the very first wave assortment of 3.75" Black Series (TIE Fighter Pilot cardback design with blue highlights) may be:

R5-G19 (Home One Astromech Droid)

Darth Vader (Yoda's Test / Force Apparition)

Luke Skywalker (Wampa Attack)

Darth Malgus (TVC repack)

Starkiller (TVC repack)

Princess Leia Organa (Boussh Disguise)

Captain Rex

Imperial Navy Commander (unknown if this the TVC repack or a "new" gray uniform repaint)

Commander Wolffe

C-3PO (who the heck knows?)

Anakin Skywalker (The Clone Wars) (no details on this....)

Commander Thorne

Mosep Binneed

Chewbacca (Boushh's prisoner)

Commander Doom

Rebel Fleet Trooper (likely the Yavin Medal Bearer revealed in March 2013)

Dutch Vander (X-wing Pilot)

Princess Leia Organa (ANH – classic outfit or ceremonial?) UPDATE: most likely ceremonial
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Old July 13 2014, 07:47 PM   #5062
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Is Ned's head removable?
That's one action figure head that SHOULD be able to come off.
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Old July 13 2014, 08:54 PM   #5063
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I can't speak for the Dark Horse statue, but I know the Funko Legacy figure's head is most certainly.
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Old July 13 2014, 11:13 PM   #5064
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More new 3.75" figures are being announced over at the collecting sites! Until Hasbro officially confirms these take them with a grain of salt, but according to reliable collecting sources these are definite (or close to it):

Han Solo (Hoth Outfit)

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Shasa Tiel (Ishi Tib from Jabba's Palace)

Barada

Vedain (Nikto Skiff Guard Driver)

Han Solo (In Carbonite)

Lobot

Lando Calrissian (Cloud City outfit with cape?)

Bespin Security Guard

Power Droid (classic Kenner figure colors?)

Hammerhead (Momaw Nadon)
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Old July 14 2014, 08:20 AM   #5065
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Is Ned's head removable?
That's one action figure head that SHOULD be able to come off.


That's the first thing I looked for I may never find out (barring a Google search)
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Old July 14 2014, 12:52 PM   #5066
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There's been at least one Star Wars action figure where the head is removable and attaches by means of a tiny magnet. It's a Tusken Raider (Sand People) based on Attack of the Clones and the sequence wherein Anakin massacres and decapitates the entire village of Tuskens after his mother dies in their captivity.
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Old July 14 2014, 02:24 PM   #5067
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^ I'm sure there have been calls by some for a Jedi younglings massacre play-set since the prequel trilogy came out.
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Old July 14 2014, 02:49 PM   #5068
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No doubt.

They've attempted to keep the gore factor to a minimum in recent years. They did a Mustafar / "Crispy" Anakin figure in 2005 that had him dismembered, ripped up and burnt, but they didn't go as far as they could have because it was a mass retail action figure at least partially aimed at kids.
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Old July 14 2014, 02:55 PM   #5069
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"Crispy" Anakin


I can see why they would refrain from bringing out more figures with such graphic levels of detail
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Old July 14 2014, 05:30 PM   #5070
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There's been at least one Star Wars action figure where the head is removable and attaches by means of a tiny magnet. It's a Tusken Raider (Sand People) based on Attack of the Clones and the sequence wherein Anakin massacres and decapitates the entire village of Tuskens after his mother dies in their captivity.
There was a Jango Fett, too.
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