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Bosskman
06-17-2002, 03:10 PM
I just got Palpy today and is this one sweet figure. The detail on him is amazing. He even has those Mr Burns-like liver spots on his head. (to go with his Mr Burns-like "excellant" hand clasping action) In an ironic sorta way, his articulation is eerily reminscent of the Darth Sidious figure of 99. I highly recommend purchasing Palpy. He is a great addition to any collection.

Darth Sidious
06-17-2002, 04:03 PM
Hmm...Thank you for that review. I wasnt sure if I was going to buy him, but I might check him out more closely now if i ever can manage to find one!

Darth Evil
06-19-2002, 12:18 PM
I want him too, I can't find him either. It's only a matter of time though...

DeadEye
06-19-2002, 01:11 PM
I found a solitary one at a target. I like this figure.

Darth Shifty
06-19-2002, 01:22 PM
He is a great figure, I just wish he came with a pack-in.

DeadEye
06-19-2002, 04:20 PM
He was originally to come with a holographic Count Hertius Dooku, but they cut that out at the last minute.

Lord Tenebrous
06-19-2002, 10:48 PM
Originally posted by DeadEye
He was originally to come with a holographic Count Hertius Dooku, but they cut that out at the last minute.


Yes, but no need to get creative with his name. "Count Dooku" is actually missing his surname:

http://cgi.theforce.net/theforce/tfn.cgi?storyID=14256

DeadEye
06-20-2002, 09:49 AM
Where did the Joachi come from?

JEDIpartner
06-26-2002, 09:35 AM
I received this in the mail yesterday along with my other figures from KEBco. I must say that this figure is much improved over the versions that have shown up on the net. The paint used for the "liver spots" has been toned down greatly. I don't know if the initial runs had the "extreme" paint job or not, but this one does not.

The facial sculpt, while elongated again, is very good. It looks like Palpatine mixed with Paul Hogan. Funny. The articulation is minimal and it follows what seem to have become a trend in the saga line: long robed figures with pegs for legs. He cannot sit. I suppose this trend reall started with Boss Nass from the POTJ line, but it's fine. They did so much right with this figure that I cannot complain.

A+

Little Yoda
06-26-2002, 10:18 PM
I like this version of Palpatine (I'm sure we'll get another one in the future), even with his "chicken pox look".

JEDIpartner
06-27-2002, 09:28 AM
Is it just mine that didn't come with seriously pink dots on his face? The spots on mine are so light that they are barely visible!

Darth Evil
06-27-2002, 03:22 PM
I looked at the three that I found and picked the one with the least dark spots, so mine isn't too bad. I really like this figure, he's now standing beside my single Royal Guard. Can't wait until I find a second, to complete the picture...