Frustrated collectors often joke about how many repeat action figures we’re getting in The Vintage Collection. It’s become a chronic issue, that many are relabeling the second coming of The Vintage Collection as “The Repack Collection.” Yet, there is a great divide in opinion on how beneficial these repacks are. Getting decade-old action figures updated with Photo Real is a huge benefit in my eyes. And many of the action figures Hasbro chooses to re-release are classics, and I feel deserve another stab at retail. (more….)
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In what serves as evidence to what makes a TERRIBLE repack in The Vintage Collection, Hasbro has placed the Han Solo (Echo Base) figure at a LOW $5.97 with Prime. Limit of three per person. Get it while it’s hot
If you think that the updated “photorealistic” technology is the only thing that sets apart the 2019 version of Han Solo (Echo Base [Echo Base Outfit]) (VC03) from the original 2010 release, you’re in for some surprises. Almost a full decade sets the figures apart from each other, and there is more you need to know.
Han Solo (Echo Base [Echo Base Outfit]) (VC03) is another popular review in our RDRs. We’ve spent hours updating the Photo Gallery (which now sports 64 images and a wealth of comparison shots), updating text and new Editor’s and Collector Notes and now Packaging Variations! These reviews are updated to educate you on all the newness this figure brings to the table. Click the image below for the full experience! Make sure you’re aware of all of the changes!
The new The Vintage Collection “repacks” are on TARGET’s website too. Remember, all of the human-faced figures are updated with “photorealistic” technology. Currently, all figures are sold out. Eagle-eyed collectors will notice that the names on 75% of these changed from their original release in 2010. Click any image below to be taken to that figure’s product page. Special thanks to JTA reader Mark for the alert!
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