New Star Wars Transformers Found At Retail
Saturday, April 12th, 2008 5:19PM CDTCategories: Collectables, Company News, Rumors, Sightings, Toy News
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The Obi Wan Kenobi version of the JEDI STARFIGHTER w/hyperspace ring from 'Attack of the Clones', originally Saesee Tin, but of course, now with new head sculpt and colors.
The other is the Clone helmeted version and repaint of the Republic Gunship. Previously it had a much less garish color scheme. It is now blue helmeted instead of the previous yellow.
You can see them in Seibertron's galleries of toy fair, here.
You can view the original thread with picture proof here.
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Posted by DCybertron on April 12th, 2008 @ 5:27pm CDT
hahaha there's a guy trapped inside the chesttigertracks 24 wrote:No it's not the newest molds that we reported earlier (Grievous Spaceship and Tie Bomber), instead it is a couple of figures that we may have forgotten were coming out. These two new Transformers were found at a Target in Washington.
The Obi Wan Kenobi version of the JEDI STARFIGHTER w/hyperspace ring from 'Attack of the Clones', originally Saesee Tin, but of course, now with new head sculpt and colors, and part of the ne TRANSFORMERS CROSSOVER line, although these were found with older packaging.
The other is the blue Clone helmeted version and repaint of the Republic Gunship. Previously it had a yellow clone pilot helmet, and much less garish color scheme, but now has a Clone trooper helmet.
You can see them in Seibertron's galleries of toy fair, here...
You can see the original story with picture proof here...
Posted by Autobot032 on April 12th, 2008 @ 5:27pm CDT
Those are some unattractive figure designs right there. Yowza.
Posted by Liege Evilmus on April 12th, 2008 @ 7:22pm CDT
Posted by Chaoslock on April 12th, 2008 @ 7:43pm CDT
Posted by omega666 on April 12th, 2008 @ 7:55pm CDT
Posted by Scaleface on April 12th, 2008 @ 8:03pm CDT
Posted by Liege Evilmus on April 12th, 2008 @ 8:48pm CDT
Another thing is, that like how I scored the Milleneum Falcon of Ebay at a 2 for one price. I just did the same with the Death Star for even less!
Gotta be careful with quantity offers sellers
Posted by SmokescreenGT on April 12th, 2008 @ 10:05pm CDT
Posted by decepticonjon on April 12th, 2008 @ 11:05pm CDT
Posted by Primacron's Little Helper on April 13th, 2008 @ 1:47am CDT
I actually quite like the mold, it's probably the best of the standard SWTF figures, but would rather see new characters such as Kit Fisto or Plo Koon.
The Clone Pilot figures is a good repaint of an terrible figure, the thing can barely stand up, let alone in a half decent pose.
Posted by First-Aid on April 13th, 2008 @ 7:35am CDT
Posted by Rushie on April 13th, 2008 @ 9:31am CDT
I think Obi-Wan is mistransformed in that pic - his lower half should be rotated round so the leg screws can't be seen.
That, and the gigantic 'crotchplate' is supposed to fold on his back. This Episode II Jedi Starfighter mold is actually pretty nice when properly transformed. That huge ring on his back is like Prime's trailer a removable piece that can attach to both modes.
Posted by Defcon! on April 13th, 2008 @ 10:06am CDT
Posted by Wheeljack35 on April 13th, 2008 @ 1:09pm CDT
I'm going to have to think hard on getting these or not
Posted by Talous on April 13th, 2008 @ 3:46pm CDT
Could someone 'please' get these people to transform the toys right before they display them? Is that so much to ask for?