Wow, what an unusual turn of events. This figure will have to be pricy just because it's got to have several types of exotic materials used for the complicated outfit, I suspect this one will have the look that justifies its pricetag. I doubt I'll be buying him only because I don't really have enough connection to the character, it was ok to buy a $10 figure but a $150-ish figure on a character I've only seen in ads for a game, I can't afford it. It'll be cool to see in person at Comic-Con though, no question.
Initially, he looks great. But there are so many other main movie characters sideshow could develop instead.
Part of me says you're right, still no Luke X-wing, no Han Hoth, no Leia Bespin escape/Hoth, no Biker Scout, no Jango Fett or probably other prequel jerks. But without new expressions of new ideas, the line would become stagnate. I feel like if they hadn't been so focused on clones the last little bit, there wouldn't be as much cause for such backlash.
Yes, the clone obsession along with the escalating prices have been a black eye on sideshow. My real concern is, who do you display him with? It would be nice if they did a two pack with a Sith solider or Shae Vizla, just to get the Old Republic line out there. Of course a $350 box set would scare people off...
Interesting point, what do you display him with? He's from an entirely different era, I hadn't thought about that. I just thought of him as a cool thing on his own, which I would assume is the point since TOR is not really taking off the way it was expected to, but having him standing around with crazy eyes and a lightsaber isn't all he could be. I say just stick him with some clones, there's plenty to go around.
From the great toyfair coverage by Steve, it looks like I'll be spending a lot of money on little plastic bricks this year. I love the A-wing vs. Vader's
I am currently boycotting them. In fact, I'm asking half the world's population to girlcott them, too.
I had a 25% off coupon to a local collectibles shop and picked up four at an average of $5.50 each before tax: Jawa & LIN Droid with 30th Anniversary
I think there are a couple of McDonald's in the vicinity, too.
By far, the $2.25 I filled up with yesterday from Costco is the lowest here.
I wonder if it's the 7:30 PST timeslot. Maybe there are restrictions that one 30 minutes later wouldn't have? She does need someone else as part of the
The Falcon was just getting back at him for hitting her bulkheads so often!
The only day I could get to schedule my taxes was that Sat. the 27th in the afternoon, so Sun. the 28th would be the day for me that weekend now, sorry.
Alethea McGrath (aka Jocasta Nu from the Star Wars prequels) at age 95.
$1.70? Only suckers pay that much!
Temp wise today was in the high teen's....tomorrow, yikes 20-30 below with the wind chill!