• First Notes from Hasbro Toy Fair Event

      Straight from Hasbro's New York Toy Fair presentation, we're bringing you live info as it comes in...

      Battle Packs - Duel on Naboo, Bespin Battle.

      MTT has motorized rack, lots of electronics, designed by Mark.

      TVC is selling well. Oddball, Tarkin, Nikto, Starkiller, Ahsoka, Obi-Wan Clone Wars, Lumat, Nien Nunb, Weequay, Emperor's Royal Guard.

      SDCC exclusive will have a unique look, recreation of lost line look, 6 figures, Carbonite package, Jar Jar in Carbonite, 6 figures form the carbonite package.

      TVC - Jar Jar, C108 clone lieutenant, Clone Trooper, Sandtrooper, Leia Bespin, ROTJ Vader

      2011 Fans Choice winner is coming in 2013, it's Mara Jade.

      Fighter Pods, over 130.

      Amp'd SW vehicle customization. Assault on Death Star is 33 parts, TIE Advanced Darth Vader. X-wing with Luke and R2. AAT. Jedi Starfighter. AT-RT. STAP.


      And at 19 minutes, that's it for the Star Wars portion of the presentation. We'll have the full slideshow view in a few hours later today to share with you.
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      Comments 14 Comments
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        IMO, Mara Jade being the fan's choice winner is a total waste, and I get the feeling it won by name recognition of fans who aren't collectors and don't realize we have Mara Jade figures already.

        Looks like between the GI Joe Shockwave Hiss tank and the Carbonite set here, I'm going to have a very expensive Comic-Con.
      1. Beast's Avatar
        Beast -
        Jar Jar in Carbonite? Sheeesh.
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Just giving the fans what they want.
      1. Battle Droid's Avatar
        Battle Droid -
        What new about the CW Super Battle Droid, more articulation?
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Quote Originally Posted by Battle Droid View Post
        What new about the CW Super Battle Droid, more articulation?
        I don't think they mentioned CW at all in the slideshow, but now begins the media tour of the Hasbro showroom, so Steve will have photos up and hopefully we'll be able to see what's up.
      1. RoonStones's Avatar
        RoonStones -
        Quote Originally Posted by JediTricks View Post
        Just giving the fans what they want.
        I should hold my input until I see the pics, but I think the fans wanted something other than a resculpt.
      1. Battle Droid's Avatar
        Battle Droid -
        Quote Originally Posted by JediTricks View Post
        I don't think they mentioned CW at all in the slideshow, but now begins the media tour of the Hasbro showroom, so Steve will have photos up and hopefully we'll be able to see what's up.
        Weird, Rebelscum said there were three new CW figures shown, Scuba Ahsoka, Phase II Wolffe, and a new SBD.
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Quote Originally Posted by Battle Droid View Post
        Weird, Rebelscum said there were three new CW figures shown, Scuba Ahsoka Phase II Wolfe, and a new SBD.
        I could be mistaken then, I had Steve hitting me up as fast as he could with details, but Hasbro was flying through. I also checked a few other live sites and none of them mentioned them.
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        Do they at least know that people want Mara Jade in her green robes, or are we getting the same black jumpsuit they've made twice?
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Quote Originally Posted by El Chuxter View Post
        Do they at least know that people want Mara Jade in her green robes, or are we getting the same black jumpsuit they've made twice?
        Pretty sure the image in the poll was of her green robes.
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        I think there was something, maybe in the wording of her description, that made it ambiguous.
      1. Beast's Avatar
        Beast -
        According to Rebelscum, the Fan Choice Poll 2nd and 3rd place votes are...

        #2 - Jedi Master Jocasta Nu (Woo Hoo!! - Hope Hasbro will cave and make her now.)
        #3 - Jaxxon (I'm kinda surprised how well he did. They should release him for Easter.)
      1. El Chuxter's Avatar
        El Chuxter -
        #3? AWESOME!

        You might've been kidding, but, since they've done Christmas and Father's Day exclusives (and maybe even Valentine's Day, I don't recall), an Easter exclusive Jaxxon would make perfect sense.

        One of the online comics shows him on a "wanted" poster in the Clone Wars era. Maybe he'll appear on the show eventually.
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        I just listened to the audio, they teased the crowd with Jaxxon before revealing Mara Jade Skywalker as the winner. They didn't mention during the panel the others.

        BTW, here are the fruits of that labor: http://www.sirstevesguide.com/conten...Toy-Fair-Event
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