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Battle Droid
03-20-2008, 06:25 PM
http://jediinsider.com/index.php?catid=8&itemid=10982

JI: Can you tell us what new Transformers/Star Wars sculpts we might see for this year?

Hasbro: Four all-new sculpts are planned for later this Fall. We are going to be revealing all of them (and possibly more) at Comic Con, but we'll give you a little taste of our September wave: General Grievous/Grievous Starfighter, and TIE Pilot/TIE Bomber.

JediTricks
03-20-2008, 11:46 PM
Good choices! I hope this Grievous is better than the last though.

Jangu Fett
03-21-2008, 12:02 PM
GG/SF, and a TIE Pilot/Bomber.....Sweet.

I wonder if the other 2 completely new molds will be from the Clone Wars.?.? Me, personally hope that one is Vaders Secret Apprentice/Rogue Shadow. I am abit bummed about only 4 new molds, that means what??? 8 repaints? Wonder how many will be AOTC style JSF.?.? But we also have the Marvel Legend Transformers to look forward to getting. Must get that Ironman/Raptor Jet.:thumbsup:

When is Comic-Con anywhy? July?

El Chuxter
03-21-2008, 12:23 PM
I forget the exact dates, but the end of July.

figrin bran
03-21-2008, 11:06 PM
Let's just hope that the new TF's aren't designed by the same person who did the AT-AT and Snowspeeder TF's. On paper, the AT-AT sounded like a real winner but the bot mode made passing on it really easy.

JediTricks
03-24-2008, 03:33 PM
Yeah, both of those are ones I passed on because they just look so badly realized. Snowspeeder has nearly everything on his back, AT-AT bot looks so cheesy.

Jangu Fett
03-25-2008, 10:20 AM
Some pics of the new Marvel TF, Ironman and Hulk. I think it's weird that the SWTF have pilot mini-figs, but these don't look like they do.

http://i.marvelousnews.com/g/index.php?mode=album&album=Hasbro%2FTransformers%2FCrossover_Series_01% 2F&dispsize=600&start=0

Battle Droid
04-04-2008, 07:33 PM
Pics of Grievous's Starfighter and Tie Bomber here,

http://jediinsider.com/index.php?catid=8&itemid=11005

The Grievous one is worse than the first one, and it's not four-armed.

Jangu Fett
04-04-2008, 09:46 PM
They both look pretty good, I don't know why, I really like the new Grievous. Maybe because he looks sturdier. The TIE Bomber looks like it will be abit hard to change. Not bad, can't wait to see the other new molds.

JediTricks
04-05-2008, 12:02 AM
That Grievous is tragic, a total shellformer and they just left the shell parts there, it's like the Jedi Starfighters that just have a new head only worse because this is so much NOT Grievous. Still, I'll buy it, I like the vehicle, but this and the Snowspeeder and AT-AT are a really bad run lately.

That TIE Bomber looks cool, there, I said it! There's some undercarriage junk and the wings being left on the arms is lazy, but that is a cool-lookin' bot.

figrin bran
04-05-2008, 01:25 AM
1 out of 2 isn't bad. I'll definitely want that TIE Bomber.

If I'm not mistaken, everything in this subline is designed by the SW Team, correct? Why on earth don't they let the Transformers team have a crack at them?

JediTricks
04-06-2008, 06:30 PM
Yeah, it's all done by the SW team. That's an interesting question though, perhaps you should pose it in Q&A.

Jangu Fett
07-29-2008, 04:09 PM
Just wondering, at SDCC, did anyone else notice that the upcoming SWTF lack a pilot figure? The packaging makes it look like they don'thave one, but GG/GG Starfighter and the Clone Pilot/V-19 Torrent there is a mini-fig in them. I really hope they continue to include the mini-figures, if they don't, I'll stop getting them. They were good, not perfect, but good back-ups seeing as Hasbro killed the Action Fleet.

JediTricks
08-01-2008, 08:04 PM
Well, the carded stuff they had at SDCC is on shelves now (not this new wave, but they didn't have that carded anyway) so check that out at the store next time. I really don't think they got rid of the figs, but I'll keep an eye on that.