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Discussion in 'Canada Discussion Boards' started by CrazyMike, Jun 5, 2002.

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  1. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Dec 4, 2000
    Hi folks,

    I thought that I would start this thread because of my passion for AOTC toys. I will
    update this thread whenever there is any news.

    basic figures:

    Due out in Canada in the next few weeks:

    Darth Vader Bespin
    Luke Bespin rescue
    Han Solo Endor raid
    Qui Gon Jedi master
    Mace Windu Geonasian rescue
    Massif
    Orn Free Ta
    Jango Fett final battle

    Late July early August

    Obi Wan Jedi Starfighter
    Chewy Cloud city capture
    Djas Puhr
    Palpatine


    New figures for Aug 19th US / Sept Canada
    release:

    Yellow Clone trooper
    Republic gunship pilot
    Destroyer Droid
    Jango Fett Slave 1 pilot
    Lott Dodd
    Neimodian senator
    Watto
    Tusken raider w massiff


     
  2. Darth_Digital

    Darth_Digital Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Oct 29, 2001
    Cool!

    But when is the re-make of the `78 Death Star battle station playset comming out?

    *Sigh*

    I miss that toy...the trash compactor, the cool elevator, the gun, the trap door, retracting bridge...

    *Sigh*
     
  3. TopGun2001

    TopGun2001 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    May 25, 2001

    Would this be the 4th Jango and 37th Qui-Gon? ;P (And, where's my Coleman Trebor figure??)

    I miss playsets too... big, epic, $200 ones like the Death Star or G.I.Joe aircraft-carrier. The new Geonosis Arena set looks like crap, but it's at least a small step in the right direction.
     
  4. Woofer

    Woofer Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 27, 2001
    [link=http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product_listing.gsp?path=0:4171:92533:92527&dept=4171&cat=92527]Look Here[/link]

    Its a order/pre-order page for the US Wal-Mart. No they won't ship to Canada, I checked, but it does give the prices and release dates.

    There is a playset there as you can see, and most importantly for me, my interactive Artoo with a Aug 15th availability date!!

    I know I'll be doing a run across the border that day.
     
  5. DARTH2-D2

    DARTH2-D2 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Feb 9, 2002
    Taco bell???
     
  6. Elewyn

    Elewyn Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Apr 23, 2002


    *Christina freaks out and runs around in circles muttering something in binary resembling..must have interactive artoo, must have interactive artoo*

    not that its a sw thing, but i noticed in toyfare that this summer a line of muppet show figures is due out along with a line of gargoyle figures....sigh...money tree where are you?????
     
  7. Adam-the-Indifferent

    Adam-the-Indifferent Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 30, 2000
    in Kat's backyard, apparantly! Let's roll. *dadadadaddaaaahhhh*
     
  8. TopGun2001

    TopGun2001 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    May 25, 2001

    the money tree's dead. those damned Wuzzles killed it.
     
  9. Dain_Bramage

    Dain_Bramage Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Apr 21, 2002
    " Due out in Canada in the next few weeks:

    Darth Vader Bespin
    Luke Bespin rescue
    Han Solo Endor raid
    Qui Gon Jedi master
    Mace Windu Geonasian rescue
    Massif
    Orn Free Ta
    Jango Fett final battle"


    Does that mean that the June 7 release of this wave is out the window, Mike?
     
  10. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Dec 4, 2000
    HI DB, It think that June 7 is the date that
    shipments are expected in Canada. My guess would be that the stores should be receiving
    and putting them out by Wednesday of next week. The Jango Fett figure is very nice and
    is my favorite Jango figure so far. I got mine in LA. remember that patience is a virtue ( I do not have any !!!) and we will get all these basic figures in time. Unless you collect the different carded picture like the our Forum boss does, Then you will have to make a trip
    across the pond as well...

    Here is a incomplete list of what is coming
    out this year and most items will be released in Canada:



    12" Ultimate Jango Fett July 2002 $79.95

    12" electronic Jango Fett Aug 2002 49.95

    12" Zam Wessel Aug 2002 $39.95

    Geonasian playset Aug 2002 $79.95

    X Wing fighter Sept 2002 $49.95

    Republic Gunship Sept 2002 $79.95

    18" R2D2 Sept 2002 $159.95

    12" Super Battle Droid

    12" Luke w TaunTaun Oct 2002 Toys R Us EX?

    12" Max Rebo & Doda Bodo Nov 2002 Wal Mart EX? $79.95


    12" Zuckuss Nov 2002 Toys R Us 39.95

    12" Dengar Nov 2002 Toys R Us 39.95

    Imperial Shuttle Dec 2002 Fao Schwartz $200+


    more to come....
     
  11. -SANBAS-

    -SANBAS- Jedi Youngling star 1

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    May 8, 2002
    Hey Woofer when is the date and the price on that interactive R2? You may not have to make a separate trip if it's out by the time of the camping trip. Hopefully, we can just do a toy run and camping then to look innocent ;) at the border.
     
  12. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    $100 Us 160 cdn estimate dude and it will
    be available in Canada !!!!

    .....a month later :(
     
  13. Woofer

    Woofer Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 27, 2001
    So Mike, you are saying when its available in Canada it might be cheaper?

    Hrm. Guess I'll have to buy two!!

    Sanbas, unfortunately it is expected out about 2 weeks after the Darien Lake thing. Just have to cross that border twice in August is all.
     
  14. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Dec 4, 2000
    I think if we wait John we will save the exchange and the shipping but I never claimed to be a smart guy. I have a connection at Toys R Us who has confirmed that R2's sku # is on their system.
    .......but.......
    Since you are driving over anyways you do not have to worry about the shipping so I
    think that the prices should be about the
    same. In that case maybe you can help a fellow old guy out :)
     
  15. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Dec 4, 2000
    Deluxe figures coming soon....

    July

    Nexu
    Anakin with diced geonosian

    September

    Deluxe clonetrooper ( with battle pod that
    connects to Republic gunship perhaps????)

    Force flipping Anakin
    Yoda w Force powers


     
  16. Dain_Bramage

    Dain_Bramage Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Apr 21, 2002
    Ok, thanks Mike. As for AOTC stuff, I'm ripping them open so I could care less for US/Canada versions, variants and cardback stuff. I've learned my lesson with all the Darth Maul stuff I used to have and some that I still have which I'll be bringing to the swap meet.

    I'm only really waiting for the Bespin Luke and Vader. That's about it. Geez, would it kill Hasbro to make more new characters?

    I would love see at least a "maybe" from Hasbro concerning characters like Coleman Trebor, Butlar Swan and other lesser Jedi's instead of zillions of Jango's.

    I'm still waiting for someone to post if there is anything new at the Silver Snail today. After all, it's Wednesday which means new shipment day.
     
  17. IckyIckyGoo

    IckyIckyGoo Jedi Youngling

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    Apr 24, 2002
    For the INTENSELY impatient, everything's at the Snail. And by everything, I mean:

    New Jango
    New Mace
    Palpatine
    Massiff with Geonosian
    Deluxe Ani with Geonosian
    Djas Puhr
    Qui-Gon
    Endor Rebel Soldier
    Bespin Luke
    Bespin Vader

    oh and probably something else I've forgotten entirely. They're $12.99. Go nuts!
     
  18. Darth_Shaun

    Darth_Shaun Jedi Youngling star 2

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    May 24, 2002
    Probably selling out of most of them as we speak! The snail is good but everything goes so quick!
    I will have to wait for them to hit the shelves and hope for the best.

    Thanks CrazyMike. I am a big collector so I appreciate the update. I have been waiting to hear about some of the figs you mentioned.
     
  19. Psiberian

    Psiberian Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Dec 7, 2000
    Just FYI, a friend of mine who works at Toys'R'Us was telling me today about an exclusive 12 inch Mace Windu that is coming soon.
    I don't have more details then that, but he said it looked really cool...
     
  20. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Dec 4, 2000
    Well it is going to be a busy 6 months with all the figures and ships that are coming down the pipe. I dont know where I am going to put everything. There are also yellow and red 12" clone troopers coming out at KB Toys in a few weeks...
     
  21. Darth_Shaun

    Darth_Shaun Jedi Youngling star 2

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    May 24, 2002
    Yeah I heard about them. I stopped collecting the 12" figs. The only one I still have is my Obi-Wan.

    CrazyMike-you interested in CCG cards for your collection? I have a set of Black Border Premieres that I would love to swap!
     
  22. Adam-the-Indifferent

    Adam-the-Indifferent Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 30, 2000
    Me want Super Battle Droid 12" That looks cool.
     
  23. Dain_Bramage

    Dain_Bramage Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Apr 21, 2002
    Wooo! I'm going to the Snail tomorrow to get me some Luke and Vader
     
  24. Woofer

    Woofer Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 27, 2001
    What time will you be there?

    I'm going as well.
     
  25. Dain_Bramage

    Dain_Bramage Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Apr 21, 2002
    Ummm....what time does the place open?
     
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