• Hasbro Star Wars Vintage Line Revived

      Great news, STAR WARS action figure fans! Hasbro will be re-issuing “fan favorites” from the popular VINTAGE line. Hasbro has heard fans loud and clear, and as such only the “best of the best” characters from previously released waves will be featured in the revived line. The new series of VINTAGE figures will be available starting in early February 2013. Distribution of characters may vary by location and is not controlled by Hasbro, so please check your local retailer for your favorite characters around that time.




      Characters to be featured in the line include the following in the U.S. market:

      · Episode I Darth Maul
      · Episode VI Luke Skywalker (Lightsaber Contruction) – Deleted Scene figure
      · CW Anakin Skywalker
      · Episode IV Darth Vader
      · Episode V Luke Skywalker (Hoth Outfit)
      · Episode II Aayla Secura
      · EU Nom Anor
      · Episode III Clone Trooper (501st Legion)
      · Episode VI Kithaba (Skiff Guard)
      · Episode IV Dr. Evazan (Cantina Patron)
      · Episode VI Wedge Antilles
      · Episode II Barriss Offee (Jedi Padawan)
      · Episode V Han Solo (Bespin Outfit)
      · Episode IV Bom Vindin (Cantina Patron)
      · EU ARC Trooper Commander
      · Episode VI Logray (Ewok Medicine Man)
      · Episode VI Gamorrean Guard
      · Episode IV Rebel Fleet Trooper
      · Episode III Odd Ball (Clone Pilot)
      · Episode IV Grand Moff Tarkin
      · Episode VI Nikto (Skiff Guard)
      · EU Starkiller (Vader’s Apprentice)
      · EU Shae Vizla (Old Republic Bounty Hunter)



      The following characters will available in markets outside of the U.S.:

      Wave 1

      · Episode II Aayla Secura
      · Episode III Clone Trooper (501st Legion)
      · Episode VI Kithaba (Skiff Guard)
      · Episode IV Dr. Evazan (Cantina Patron)
      · Episode VI Wedge Antilles
      · Episode II Barriss Offee (Jedi Padawan)
      · Episode V Han Solo (Bespin Outfit)
      · Episode IV Bom Vindin (Cantina Patron)
      · EU ARC Trooper Commander
      · Episode IV Rebel Fleet Trooper
      · Episode VI Gamorrean Guard
      · Episode VI Logray (Ewok Medicine Man)

      Wave 2
      · Episode I Jar Jar Binks
      · Episode I Jar Jar Binks (Lost Line Look)
      · Episode II Clone Trooper Lieutenant
      · Episode II Clone Trooper Lieutenant (Lost Line Look)
      · Episode III Shocktrooper
      · Episode III Shocktrooper (Lost Line Look)
      · Episode IV Sandtrooper
      · Episode IV Sandtrooper (Lost Line Look)
      · Episode V Princess Leia (Bespin Outfit)
      · Episode V Princess Leia (Bespin Outfit) (Lost Line Look)
      · Episode VI Darth Vader
      · Episode VI Darth Vader (Lost Line Look)
      Buy the hottest collectibles from: BigBadToyStore.com and BriansToys.com.


      Comments 7 Comments
      1. Mr. JabbaJohnL's Avatar
        Mr. JabbaJohnL -
        It looks like they're just re-shipping the cases of wave 4 and 5 that didn't make it out to stores, though the carry-forward Darth Malgus is not on here for some reason. I've seen some more wave 4 at Walmart, and see that other people have seen it at Target and TRU, so I guess this should hopefully be a good way to get these figures out there. (I would have liked to have seen Bastila Shan, Ponda Baba, and the Echo Base Trooper again, but oh well.) Strange that it's not controlled by Hasbro, and I wonder if this will be at mass retail or at closeout shops. At least they're doing something to get these out again.
      1. happy's Avatar
        happy -
        This is just sad, Hasblo.
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Sounds like they're blind-selling cases to retailers at a discount to keep the pegs alive until the new Legacy Collection product can get there. While I applaud them trying to get these figures back out, as JabbaJohn said, this looks like it's just waves 4 and 5, there's no consideration for what's still missing, no Imperial Navy Commander for example, and no return of 2011 short-shipped product like the Hoth Rebel Trooper and Bastila Shan.

        This also makes me wonder why the hell wave 6 went online-only exclusive if stores were going to continue holding the SKU on the pegs anyway.
      1. figrin bran's Avatar
        figrin bran -
        Perhaps with the announcement of Episode VII, this is a way of spreading out the BAD waves into 2014 and early 2015?

        Even with all the distribution woes, I managed to get every figure on that list so I guess I can save some money for the first few months of 2013.
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Quote Originally Posted by figrin bran View Post
        Perhaps with the announcement of Episode VII, this is a way of spreading out the BAD waves into 2014 and early 2015?

        Even with all the distribution woes, I managed to get every figure on that list so I guess I can save some money for the first few months of 2013.
        I doubt it, this doesn't really offset Legacy Collection 2 by more than a couple months.

        Saving money, yes, but also that time off takes the wind out of my collecting sails. This happened last year as well and I ended up buying less SW this year for it.
      1. Steve Sabbai's Avatar
        Steve Sabbai -
        ...hASSbro totally dropped the ball on the Vintage Collection Line...Thanks for NOT meeting collectors expectations!...
      1. Maerj2000's Avatar
        Maerj2000 -
        We got none of those figures in my area. I think that our local Wal-Mart has not gotten any new figures since last February.
    • Recent Forum Posts

      Bel-Cam Jos

      What are you listening to? (merged)

      I've heard two "blue" songs that I like today, that I rarely hear over the airwaves: "Midnight Blue" by Lou Graham and "Electric

      Bel-Cam Jos 2 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      3 3/4" figures Rogue One

      Found the Jedha revolt pack at my local Meijer this morning. This set makes me wish Hasblow didn't cheap out with the articulation. Would've been great

      OC47151 3 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      The Force Awakens Micro Machines!!!

      Ha! That's a good one. Great photography too, were it not for the wrist articulation I was buying it as full scale.

      JediTricks 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      Transformers: Energon & Beyond

      Spotted Sixshot, Voyager Optimus, and Voyager Megatron at Target yesterday. What a motley crew.

      Megatron's stickers ruined that figure for

      JediTricks 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      L.A. area Just Found

      Target West LA had a single Transformers Titans Return Sixshot, Voyager Optimus Prime, and Voyager Megatron. I left 'em all.

      JediTricks 7 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Mad Slanted Powers

      RIP....The Official Dead Thread

      Alan Colmes, liberal political commentator.

      Mad Slanted Powers 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      Darth Carlos

      The Force Awakens Micro Machines!!!

      I saw this pic on instagram. You microfig collectors should appreciate it.

      Darth Carlos 2 Days Ago Go to last post
      Bel-Cam Jos

      Power Play! NHL 13-14 (and beyond?)

      Dang! Penguins are the only 200+ goal scoring team and have the 3rd-best record in the NHL and would have a 5-10 point lead over any of the other divisions,

      Bel-Cam Jos 2 Days Ago Go to last post
      Adam

      Transformers: Energon & Beyond

      Looking at the official photos vs the toy fair display, I'm not so sure that G2 Prime will look as bland in person. I realized that the black background

      Adam 2 Days Ago Go to last post
      Bel-Cam Jos

      Disney Turns Star Wars Comic License over to Marvel in 2015

      Why is the comic series for R1, which came out about 2 months ago, due out in another 2 months or so?

      Bel-Cam Jos 2 Days Ago Go to last post
    Single Sign On provided by vBSSO