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Discussion: New Galactic Heroes Toys!

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Didn’t know if anyone had had a look @ these over @ sw.com, so I thought I’d post the pics here:
Wave I
Wave II
Wave III
I don’t know; some are a little too cuddly, but the Bossk looks pretty cool, @ least.

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They're meant to be a bit cuddly as they are Playskool toys and they are targeted for ages 2-5. I've got one of the original sets. I will have to buy these all if they release them as figure-only sets.

I love 4-LOM. He looks too damn cool.
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Yes, he does, and Boba Fett doesn't look too shabby, either.

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I wonder if these will have the Force Magnets in them? The original sets had magnets in the hands of the Jedi figures so that when they faced a Stormtrooper (Clone Trooper, et al), an opposite polarity magnet in the enemy fig would make that fig fly backwards as if being pushed back by the Force. Pretty cool, if not simple, trick.

I think I'm liking the C-3PO figure more each time I look at him.

And why does it look like Leia is scratching her ass?
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Because she is; dirty girl!

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Have you read anything about when these are coming out?
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I did, but I can't find the article anymore.

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EntertainmentEarth has them down as an August 2004 release. That gives me some time. Spend my money on these instead of the DVD trilogy.
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Good idea; @ least that way, you don't have to worry about Greedo shooting first.

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Shame there's no Greedo fig. His ass would be toast each time. And he would never get a shot off.
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Agreed; he should come with blaster scorch marks.

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That would be funny. Or how about bug eyes and he makes a yelping sound?
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those are damn cool and cute!!! id love to get my hands on some.
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I'm sure some EU retailers will be carrying them. When they come out, that is.
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i hope so.
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The SW toys tend to show up on both sides of the pond.
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Dang, those are cute!

So are they soft and made for hugging, or are they hard plastic?
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They're a rubberized plastic kinda like the old MuscleMen toys. Not really huggable, per se, but not hard plastic either.
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So you can throw them around without really injuring anyone.

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Well, bear in mind they are armed with small thin lightsabers that can still poke an eye.
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Hey, it ain't SW unless @ least one person loses a body part, usually a hand or arm.

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Originally posted by: GundarkHunter
Agreed; he should come with blaster scorch marks.


They do make greedo with with the blaster bolts in his side and i have one i think if i remember right
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LOL
Cool toys! I'd like to have one of those.
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But the Greedo you are talking about is not one of these Playskool bits. That's what we're talking about JJ1.
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