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#1 Octavius Prime

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 07:36 AM

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Here's the Anakin remold of the Class I Y-Wing mold that TFW reported on a few days back. The rereleased brown Droid tank and Darth Maul are on there, too, and there's also a Obi-Wan remold of the Class I Actis Jedi Starfighter (maroon colors, not blue).

Edited by Octavius Prime, 15 January 2012 - 07:38 AM.


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Posted 15 January 2012 - 08:03 AM

There's also a retool of Obi-Wan's Starfighter into Anakin that isn't listed with the Transformers.

http://www.hasbrotoy...e...;ST=SO&PG=4

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 08:08 AM

Ah, cool. I hadn't seen that one. I may actually pick that one up (I don't much like the colors on the other two versions of the mold).

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 08:40 AM

Like the new head molds on the Class I toys.
But hope they do some new vehicles next.

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 09:29 AM

QUOTE(Meister79 @ Jan 15 2012, 08:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Like the new head molds on the Class I toys.
But hope they do some new vehicles next.


I'm still wondering where that Darth Maul from Toy Fair 2011 is. He was the one that initially got me interested in this size class, but we've seen nothing of him since then.

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 12:15 PM

Yeah, I forgot about that one. Maybe he'll be in the next wave.

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 12:34 PM

These are already on the shelfs in the UK as I picked up that Obi Wan the other day. Fantastic Headsculpt (I get a Junkion vibe) but terrible legs and transformation. Just cant seem to stop his arms from popping off. I hope this new size class continues and improves though as they are quite fun for their size.

Who were the original releases? Im guessing that Anakin and Obi Wan have swapped molds, but who originally transformed into the Y-Wing?

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 02:14 PM

QUOTE(Deuce @ Jan 15 2012, 12:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
These are already on the shelfs in the UK as I picked up that Obi Wan the other day. Fantastic Headsculpt (I get a Junkion vibe) but terrible legs and transformation. Just cant seem to stop his arms from popping off. I hope this new size class continues and improves though as they are quite fun for their size.

Who were the original releases? Im guessing that Anakin and Obi Wan have swapped molds, but who originally transformed into the Y-Wing?


A Clone Trooper.

And yeah the Ep 3 Jedi Fighter is pretty terrible. The Ep 2 Starfighter is cool though.

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 02:24 PM

I got the Vader version of the Actis mold back in October, and while it's nowhere near as good as the Y-Wing, it's still decently fun and has a great deco, and it's certainly has a better use of kibble than the older, larger Actis mold. However, if anyone just has to have Anakin as himself, I'd recommend getting this new Y-Wing version, as that's a great little mold (also, for anyone unfamiliar with it, don't forget that the HTS pics of the Anakin version are mistransformed - the Y-wings nose gun section split to form a skirt of sorts and allow his hips to move fully forward). However, that Aethersprite remold looks pretty good too, though it seems to use the same head mold as the Actis version.

Edited by Octavius Prime, 15 January 2012 - 02:38 PM.


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Posted 16 January 2012 - 01:46 AM

The "Crossovers" banner is absent from the packaging. Will there be no more Marvel TFs?

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 03:21 AM

I saw these at my local Walmart a couple of hours ago.



Question, the pictures of Y-Wing Anakin don't show his elbows very well. But, how is this mold's arm articulation?

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 07:08 AM

QUOTE(Obsidian @ Jan 16 2012, 03:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I saw these at my local Walmart a couple of hours ago.



Question, the pictures of Y-Wing Anakin don't show his elbows very well. But, how is this mold's arm articulation?


It's ok. if you keep the arm straight, the elbow forward movement is limited to about a 140 degree or so angle. However, his forearms also bend inward at the elbow, making for a good two-handed rifle carrying pose for the clone version. The shoulders are somewhat limited ball joints.

And Hardbot, we've not seen any news on more Marvel TFs in over a year (unfortunately), and there were some toys that never got released, like the Punisher, blue Human Torch, the new-molds Iron Man/War Machine combiner 2-pack, etc. I believe the last new marvel TFs was the obscure glow-in-the-dark Iron Man wave that only seemed to show up at Ross and whatnot (I saw the War Machine repaint of the car IM mold there last summer).

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 07:33 AM

Still need a few Y-wing Clone trooper basics and the Green Jedi Starfighter. I rather like the Obi-Wan from Wave 1.

They're perfect for making Cyberverse Cybertronians.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 01:54 AM

Just got these.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 07:07 AM

I saw the small Obi-Wan the other week... couldn't believe how tiny.
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Posted 05 February 2012 - 08:23 AM

QUOTE(gargunkle @ Feb 5 2012, 07:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I saw the small Obi-Wan the other week... couldn't believe how tiny.


Yeah. They're basically CV Commanders. Which is actually pretty great.

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 09:28 AM

And they do actually plug into Star Destroyer Vader with those weird tabs they all have, though it took me a bit to find the connection point.

Not that it really accomplishes anything interesting, but planned interaction is always sort of neat.
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