View Full Version : Anybody still finding EP1 figures at retail?

Mandalorian Candidat
01-24-2002, 04:09 PM
I just throw this question out to satisfy my bored curiosity. Has anyone seen a decent amount of EP1 figures still out in retail stores? I haven't seen one figure since maybe early last fall when TRU had some stuff on clearance. Just curious to know if any are appearing now and again or if the only place to find them is online.

01-24-2002, 04:13 PM
There is this bin at the very back of the action figure aisle-thingy at TRU. In there are E1 figures, Tatooine Mauls mostly. There on sale for $1.97 still, and word has it that the store still has E1 cases in back, collecting dust.

$1.97 is almost tempting to buy an E1 figure, but alas, I don't have any E1 toys.

01-25-2002, 02:23 PM
You don't have ANY Eposide I toys? I saw an Anakin Naboo Pilot at Wal-Mart the other day. I'm not sure where they might have dug it up from.

Lord Tenebrous
01-25-2002, 03:10 PM
The TRU to the north is pretty cleaned out, but the one to the south has 16 pegs of Collection 2 (Watto, Nute, R2, Droideka), and the surrounding shelf space is filled with vinyl Qui-Gons and Obi-Wans. Not to mention the 19 Split-Apart Mauls they still have.

I never saw anything past the Panaka wave, and that hardly stayed around.

01-25-2002, 03:53 PM
I haven't seen a large collection of Ep. 1 figures since Christmas. The local KB had a fresh case. I went through it and picked up a destroyer droid. I returned the next day, in hopes of finding the figues on the pegs somewhere, but didn't.

01-25-2002, 04:08 PM
I saw a single Ric Olie, lying under a few pegs full of the Shmi/Obi-Wan Wave at Wal-Mart. Poor Ric, nobody likes him.

01-25-2002, 04:17 PM
I like him. Could use a few more of him for a diorama I'm working on.

01-25-2002, 04:40 PM
I still run across a few figs from the soft goods waves.

One TRU near by has a bin full of Tatooine and Soft Goods Mauls.:rolleyes:

I am still convinced that the Sio Bibble wave will show up at TRU for $1.97!!!

I said the same thing about Swimming Jar-Jar, and eventually found him for $1.97!!!!

01-25-2002, 07:53 PM
I saw one of the original Qui-Gon's at my K Mart not too long ago. It had a clearance sticker on it.........marked 4.99.
Most stores couldn't get rid of those at $2....

01-25-2002, 09:31 PM
Yeah you can still fing them here,there called pegwarmers :)

01-27-2002, 05:24 AM
I find them now and then at different stores but nothing worth buying. I try to find ones that I can customize. Haven't been to lucky so far.

01-27-2002, 07:59 AM
Yep, I'm finding EPI and POTF2 at retail, but at places like Longs Drugs and Rite Aid drug stores here in my town. Pricing is high like KB's, that's why they've been not only warming the pegs, but melting them.

01-27-2002, 10:15 AM
I found a MOMC JarJar .01 card variation at K Mart about a month ago at the back with all the clearance crap. If it was MOMC it leads me to think that they were pegged recently or its because it was JarJar:)

Mandalorian Candidat
01-29-2002, 11:03 AM
Wow! I'm really surprised to find out how many stores still have them around. In my local TRU (Orem, UT) they had a bin for a while with nothing but Adi Gallias for $1.97. I remember when that wave first was released and people were fighting over her. A few months ago you could have gotten three for the price of one when it first came out. But then again, who needs an Adi Gallia army?

04-08-2002, 12:25 AM
The only figures I ever see are the first two Darth Mauls released.

04-08-2002, 09:06 AM
The only place I have seen any Episode I figures on the pegs is at the TRU in Euclid, OHIO. It's no surprise since that store is such a trash pit.

04-08-2002, 09:15 AM
Went to my local Roses (sorta like Big Lots) & picked up:

Qui-Gon Jin
Jar Jar Binks
Ric Olie
Anakin w/ Blue Backpack

all for ~$6!!!!

04-08-2002, 09:26 AM
About a month ago I saw like 10 - 15 Ric Olle at a Meijer for $6.

04-08-2002, 11:13 AM
Nute Gunray out the wazoo! Every TRU in my area has tons of them. Even at $1.97 they can't get rid of them.

04-08-2002, 09:49 PM
Went to my local Fred's Dollar Store and found these!

OOM-9 w/ Binoculars on side (x2)
Padme w/ Pod Race Screen (x6)
Chancellor Valorum (x2)
Boss Nass
Ody Mandrell (x6)
Captain Tarpals (x3)
Gasgano & Pit Droid (x1 - looked like it has been through meat grinder)
Qui-Gon Jin (Jedi Duel) (x1)

Also found:

Weequay w/ Hologram (x1)
Saelt Marae w/ Slide (x1)
Grand Moff Tarkin w/ Hologram (x2)
Tusken Raider w/ Hologram (x1)
Commtech Reader (x12)
Electronic FX Obi-Wan & R2-D2 (x2 of each)

Only had funds for the OOM-9's but will be going back soon to pick up a few of the others they had there!!

The True Maul
04-10-2002, 08:00 AM
The stores I go to some have them some don't my KB got rid of them in October of 2001 but they still have those Queen Amidala
Portrait Editions which are now $9.99

04-10-2002, 08:30 AM
One of the Kmarts in my area still had some Ep. 1 figures -- marked for $5!

04-10-2002, 11:55 AM
A small dealer near me has;


Darth Maul - Jedi Dual
Darth Maul - Tatooine
Obi Wan - Soft Goods
Qui Gonn - Soft Goods


Darth Vader - Hologram
Han Solo - comchip
Luke - comchip

All for 1

He just can't shift the darn things, nobody wants them now.

Darth Evil
04-10-2002, 01:14 PM
I've never seen Commtech Han, 1 you say??? I'd buy it!

04-11-2002, 04:01 AM
In the east of England there is a local chain called Kerrisons who still sell great deal of EP1 stuff. Recently I have picked up a lot of figures for 99p ($1.42)each, including all battle droid variations on US cards. For a small chain they really do have a wide variety of SW toys, a damn sight more than the local TRU that stopped stocking anything after the initial EP1 craze died down. Never mind, maybe they'll redeem themselves on April 23rd......

04-12-2002, 08:13 AM
Must be nice....I'd love to find a bunch of pegwarmer Episode 1 figures now......

especially at $1.99 I'd be able to knock a sizable dent from my collection.........

although I'm sure I wouldn't be able to find ALL that I needed.....

So, TRU still has unopened cases of E1 stuff in some areas?

maybe I should get friendly with my local manager.......might get lucky on some rarer finds.........

Darth Evil
04-12-2002, 01:22 PM
Two Tescos near me have pegs full of Padme, at varying prices.

04-12-2002, 07:08 PM
K-Mart here has a bunch of Ric Olies and Wattos......
That's it.........

04-12-2002, 09:55 PM
K-Mart tonight had 4 12" Darth Maul on Speeder for 12.99.

Battle Droid
04-12-2002, 10:50 PM
I saw 1 Ric Olie today at Magic Mart.

Saw a few Jar Jar Binks, Sebulba, Annie Cinema scenes at KB Toys a few weeks ago.

And my Wal-Mart has a few 12in Maul Speeders, and a few other Ep1 12in. figs (forget which characters)

04-13-2002, 04:35 AM
A K-Mart I was in the other day had about 20-30 left, but were still selling them for about $5

Lowly Bantha Cleaner
04-13-2002, 11:21 PM
I know a couple of Rite Aids that have three lines of Star Wars toys selling (POTF2, EP1, and POTJ). They have some POTF2 Gamorrean Guard, a Saelt Marie, an EP1 Valorum, and some figs from the Luke X-wing POTJ wave. For $7.99 apiece, they aren't going anywhere soon.

04-15-2002, 03:02 PM
At the Super K-Mart I work at, they just put out 4 cases of ep1 figs:confused:
All of them are D.Maul Tatooine, Anakin w/cloak, and Obi-Wan w/cloak.

04-16-2002, 10:55 AM
Originally posted by Mandalorian Candidat
I just throw this question out to satisfy my bored curiosity. Has anyone seen a decent amount of EP1 figures still out in retail stores? I haven't seen one figure since maybe early last fall when TRU had some stuff on clearance. Just curious to know if any are appearing now and again or if the only place to find them is online.

I've still see plenty of these figures for sale in retail stores...some for $12.99 others for $15.99 and then others for $1.00 CANADIAN. That's right, they're selling for about $0.40 US up here in Canada.