Went to the Shrine Auditorium's comic book convention (saw darkagent there). Man, that show gets worse every time. There was hardly any attendance. This has become an "only dealers" show, since it's only dealers buying from other dealers, LOL!! Eric Roberts was there signing autographs and I bet he wasn't happy to be invited to an almost empty show.
Good thing was I found 3 new and sealed Lego sets on sale for my son:
1.- Agents Mobile Command Center (for his Christmas list to Santa)
2.- Indiana Jones Race for the Stolen treasure
3.- SW Hoth Rebel Base
All three cost me a total of $85.00 !!! (these retail for a total of $190 plus tax!!
These, along with the Fisher Price Imaginext Joker, a couple of other things and I'm almost done with my son's Christmas list.:thumbsup:
I remember going to a show at the Shrine:
Lando Calrissian was there and a member of the audience wanted to know if he still kept in touch with Lobot.
I met a girl who was a porno actress there. I saw probably the only girl in the entire place and chatted her up wondering if she could also be a Star Wars fan. She asked me if I wanted to see HER movie collection. :lipsrsealed: I had no idea what I was getting into when she led me back to what she was selling.
When I went to the Shrine show, it was just before the release of TPM. I remember that now. They were selling things like the Vultcher Fighter Droid 3-pack for $90 or something, and the Qui-Gon and JarJar 12" figures for about the same. Who knows WHAT Darth Maul went for. But it was all pretty laughable anyway. Still, I got to LOOK at the forthcoming product before Midnight Madness, and I definitely LOOKED at that girl's video collection, as well as got the latest on Lando and Lobot's present-day relationship.
CT - everyone's broke -including me. i don't blame people for not going. E. Roberts is nothing special anyway.
tycho --- what was that chick's name? (so i can imdb it -lol) Oh we know ya had to an 'inspection' of that body of work :lipsrsealed:
Found the new legacy wave at B. Target. Stashed the following:
yellow corps felucia clone trooper
pm me for location. I will be at a computer until 10am then back at around 11:30am.
I have no recollection. That must have been 1999 or even 1998. So long ago...
Originally Posted by bikerscout
I just remember she was quite good lookin'. But that was 10 years ago. I'm sure she's not anywhere near the top of her game any more.
I should go out Star Wars hunting.
Originally Posted by Commtech
PM sent for Burbank Star Wars figures...
Originally Posted by Commtech
I'm not asking for help with these - I'll find them in San Diego - but I just wish I had the motivation to get up and go hunt. I did a little bit - looking for the Talon Karrde comic 2-pack mostly. But I guess I'll put some more effort into it.
The thing with San Diego stores right now - and I'm ASKING YOU GUYS if this is the case in LA - but the pegs are full with Wave 1 / Wave 2 and Clone Wars Wave 1 around here. It either is getting restocked, or it never really sold. I'm not at the stores frequently enough to know which it is right at the moment.
Well, I hit the Wal Mart in Monrovia(?) on the way home from lunch with my grandma yesterday... found Grievous! There were 3, so I picked the one I liked the best. And even though the place looked like a tornado had swept through, everyone seemed to have their pack-in parts.
I did see a Kashyyyk Trooper/Wookie Soldier WM Comic Pack (at Cerritos, I think) with a Comic Pack Stormie (from the Tarkin set) and some VOTC-bodied Chewie swapped in. Ugh.
Now I just need Faie from the wave! Didn't see much in the way of new CW while out & about though, after pickin up Plo & the IGs last week.
Haven't bought much lately at all, but, without even looking for it, I found the AT-TE window box set w/ 7 figures at Los Feliz Costco tonight. 89.99 Awesome deal. Looks great in the box! Couldn't pass it up.
Also the other day I picked up 2 mini Funko bobbleheads at Target in the "stocking stuffer" section of the x-mas stuff. Santa Yoda and Gift Jawa. 5.99 real cute. Will look good with last years christmas Fett sculpture.
At Costco I tried to buy the Wii clone wars game as they had the blank cases in the games rack, but at the register it came up do not sell. Oh well, I'll get it tomorrow.