What a week it's been! LOTS of rumors and packaging photos have been showing up online. The BMF has been found at retail. As the school year comes to a close, the summer is really heating up for Star Wars
Our Rebel Spies are hard at work again and they've uncovered yet another juicy rumor list for everyone's reading pleasure. As always, keep in mind this is a rumor list, and not an official confirmation. More details, if there are any, will be announced at a later date. But for now, let the speculation begin!The Empire Strikes Back Basic Figures 2-1B (Medical Droid)
Bespin Security Guard
Imperial Probe Droid
Luke Skywalker (Dagobah)
Luke Skywalker (Medical Frigate)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi Spirit)
Princess Leia (Medical Frigate)
Rebel Hoth Soldier
Willrow Hood (the infamous Ice Cream Maker Guy)
While there are some exciting OT characters listed here, don't hold your breath waiting in line for these. Unlike previous reports, this is not meant to be a specific wave of figures. From what I'm told, this is a list of characters that are on tap for 2009, possibly even into 2010! A lot can change from now until then, as we've seen many times over the years. But for fans who just can't get into all the EU sources being tapped for toys, there's some good news....the OT is not forgotten...not by a long shot!
As you may recall, Captain Needa was listed as a figure earlier this week, and he's back again here in the wave where he belongs.
Willrow Hood is the long-requested fan-driven figure that some of us have been wanting for years. While it may not be the most recognizable character in Star Wars lore, give credit to Scott for starting the craze lo, those many years ago.
As with any rumor list (but especially this one), take this all with a grain of salt, because it's not official, and may just be idle speculation. But that's part of the fun of being a fan, isn't it?
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