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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:30 pm

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Target Exclusive "The Search For Luke Skywalker" Taun Taun Set


Here is a look at a new upcoming Target Exclusive set featuring a new Taun Taun with articulated ankles as well as a Han Solo in Hoth Gear (Soft Goods) and Rebel Soldier. Check out the images below.

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:52 pm

2011 SDCC: Star Wars

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I love that they are rereleasing Lukes Landspeeder and his Taun Taun in the vintage packaging
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Blast Cannon » Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:11 pm

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Just got a Star Wars Shock Trooper bobble head for just £5.99 from the Works in UK. Great looking figure!
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Air Commander Starscream » Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:31 pm

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This weekend we had the First Annual Albuquerque SciFi Expo. It was a lot of fun and there were some good stars. The two biggys were Ray Parks and Walter Koenig, but there were also some other really great SciFi people as well. I got Ray Parks to sign my 30th Anni Saga Legends Darth Maul figure (I always loved the packaging for the 30th Anni figures).

The vendor room was pretty good but not as good as some of the other conventions we had this past year. However there was one vendor that had a ton of Star Wars stuff and it was ALL on DEEP DISCOUNT. So here are my spoils and they were all minty fresh on nice cards.

Comic Packs:
Darth Krayt and Sigel Dare
Antares Draco and Ganner Krieg
1995 POTF Red Packaging:
R2-D2
Tatooine Luke Skywalker (long saber)
Tusken Raider
Hoth Han Solo
C-3PO
1996 POTF Green Packaging:
Boba Fett with Wing-Blast Rocketpack
1998 POTF Green Packaging:
Emperor Palpatine with New Millennium Minted Coin (tri language packaging)
ROTS:
Commander Bacara
SW OTC:
Bossk
2003 Clone Wars:
Anakin Skywalker and Clone Trooper Lieutenant Value Pack
Arc Trooper
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Clone Trooper (red)
Jango Fett (Slave 1 Pilot)
Obi-Wan Jedi Star fighter sealed for $5!
30th Anni:
Gold Coin Han Solo
2010 Saga Legends:
IG-88
2010 CW:
Commander Gree

All for $50!
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:38 pm

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Forgive me if I misname these guys, but this afternoon I got a stealth Clone trooper from the Clone Wars and a Space trooper. I know that's vague, but I currently teach at four different colleges and I stopped at a TRU nearby one and just spotted and grabbed these two figures. As much as that may make me sound like I just impluse bought them, I'm pretty happy to have found them. I'm a sucker for Troopers.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:26 pm

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Dagon wrote:Forgive me if I misname these guys, but this afternoon I got a stealth Clone trooper from the Clone Wars and a Space trooper. I know that's vague, but I currently teach at four different colleges and I stopped at a TRU nearby one and just spotted and grabbed these two figures. As much as that may make me sound like I just impluse bought them, I'm pretty happy to have found them. I'm a sucker for Troopers.


How is the Space Trooper?
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:06 am

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Forgive me if I misname these guys, but this afternoon I got a stealth Clone trooper from the Clone Wars and a Space trooper. I know that's vague, but I currently teach at four different colleges and I stopped at a TRU nearby one and just spotted and grabbed these two figures. As much as that may make me sound like I just impluse bought them, I'm pretty happy to have found them. I'm a sucker for Troopers.


How is the Space Trooper?



To my disappointment, I haven't opened him up yet, but for starters let me say he looks fantastic. It's a different mold than the Spacetrooper that came in the Legacy collection. I think that was the line; it was the one with the collector coins. This one is slimmer and more menacing looking than the previous one, and he has lasers on the elbows that are slung under the arm, like if he bent his elbows they would point straight down. The blaster he comes with is a regular Imperial blaster, not like that giant crappy one the Legacy figure came with. He's Stormtrooper white, whereas the previous one was a darker gray color.
If you see one, pick it up. He looks great.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby OptiMagnus » Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:02 pm

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So I was watching the whole saga on Spike TV a week or two ago and I thought: Aw, crap...I forgot I used to love Star Wars.
As of right now, I have no idea what's going on in the Hasbro action figure department. But I may head out to Target or TRU and get a few new guys. Maybe I'll finally get the Snowtrooper, as I'm trying to collect all types of Clones and Stormies.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby DISCHARGE » Sun Sep 18, 2011 1:27 pm

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:01 pm

OptiMagnus wrote:So I was watching the whole saga on Spike TV a week or two ago and I thought: Aw, crap...I forgot I used to love Star Wars.
As of right now, I have no idea what's going on in the Hasbro action figure department. But I may head out to Target or TRU and get a few new guys. Maybe I'll finally get the Snowtrooper, as I'm trying to collect all types of Clones and Stormies.


I haven't picked up a Star wars figure in a while the $10 price mark turns me off
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:38 pm

I picked this up today

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:26 pm

Return Of The Jedi Behind the Scenes of Jabba's Sail Barge

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:46 pm

I took advantage of the Cyber Monday sale at bbts and grabbed the 2010 Exclusive Star Wars Plourr Ilo and Dllr Nep Comic Two-Pack for $2.00 cut down from $18
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Mandamus » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:45 am

I saw the new Phantom Menace figures in the vintage packaging at Wal-Mart yesterday, looked nice but the price was $8.99! They had a ton of figures in the new Darth Maul-featured packaging too that were also $8.99. I guess this is a post holiday price hike because GI Joes were also $8.99. Just a week ago at this same Wal-Mart figures were $6.79
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:28 am

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Mandamus wrote:I saw the new Phantom Menace figures in the vintage packaging at Wal-Mart yesterday, looked nice but the price was $8.99! They had a ton of figures in the new Darth Maul-featured packaging too that were also $8.99. I guess this is a post holiday price hike because GI Joes were also $8.99. Just a week ago at this same Wal-Mart figures were $6.79



The new packaging is pretty nice looking. Nothing like putting figures form the last wave into a new box to make a person sift through the pegs right? Only one I saw that interested me was a Phase II Clone, becuase I am a Clone whore. But this one was barely worth noticing, so, for now at least, I left it on the rack.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:41 pm

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What kills me is I've been looking for one of those basic, mini Darth Vader Transformers and can't find it anywhere. The pegs are filled with Obgyn-Kenobi, Anakin Starfighter, and the Anakin Y-wing
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:35 pm

I finally found the Walmart exclusive astromechs

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:36 pm

chuckdawg1999 wrote:What kills me is I've been looking for one of those basic, mini Darth Vader Transformers and can't find it anywhere. The pegs are filled with Obgyn-Kenobi, Anakin Starfighter, and the Anakin Y-wing


I didn't know that there was a Darth Vader version.I only have seen the new trilogy crap
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:35 pm

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Wheeljack35 wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:What kills me is I've been looking for one of those basic, mini Darth Vader Transformers and can't find it anywhere. The pegs are filled with Obgyn-Kenobi, Anakin Starfighter, and the Anakin Y-wing


I didn't know that there was a Darth Vader version.I only have seen the new trilogy crap


Yeah it's the Sith Starfighter.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:32 am

I thought it was a Tie fighter
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:58 pm

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Wheeljack35 wrote:I thought it was a Tie fighter


There have been two deluxe Vader transformers. The Tie fighter and a black Jedi starfighter called a Sith starfighter which I assume is a prototype for the tie fighter.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:13 pm

I remember that but I never wanted it..Who needs a million Darth Vaders :P

I do have the Death Star version and maybe I will get the stardestroyer someday
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Insidious » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:59 pm

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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:04 pm

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Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.
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