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AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 07:43 AM
Well its the one many people were keenly awaiting, Yakface has been announced for the SDCC as the exclusive, it looks incredible on its pink POTF card, and has coin attached, fantastic news and nice work GG, looks like you have made a real winner with this one.

Kevin_Lentz
06-25-2013, 08:11 AM
I'm in like Flynn for this one. Very cool!

AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 08:17 AM
I'm in like Flynn for this one. Very cool!

Im with you there Kev, im going to leave this one carded and put it on the wall i think.

BillMulder
06-25-2013, 08:25 AM
The figure looks great so I'll definitely get one.

UTINI
06-25-2013, 08:27 AM
Looks fantastic! So excited this is the exclusive! Yak and Black Series Boba are my favs for this show.

Oh they have it in-hand too! Looks real good!
Gentle Giant Star Wars Yak Face 12" Jumbo Figure SDCC 2013 Exclusive - YouTube (http://youtu.be/NXMFdvXEt3k)

ramy
06-25-2013, 08:28 AM
Im with you there Kev, im going to leave this one carded and put it on the wall i think.

Me too. I leave all my exclusive or hard to find one in the clam shell, all others I open for display in a glass case.

BlueSnag
06-25-2013, 09:25 AM
Just when I thought I was out -

Buckled and joined PGM just so I was going to be able to pre order once it goes up

Anyone have an idea when this is going up?

Zodach
06-25-2013, 09:31 AM
It will probably go up for preorder later today.

AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 10:22 AM
Just when I thought I was out -

Buckled and joined PGM just so I was going to be able to pre order once it goes up

Anyone have an idea when this is going up?

LOL, I just buckled and joined PGM too, theres no way im gonna miss this baby :)

captainsolo
06-25-2013, 10:47 AM
Me too. I leave all my exclusive or hard to find one in the clam shell, all others I open for display in a glass case.


Like i mentioned earlier. Im very excited to see this one. As far as leaving it carded, at this rate im leaving all the exclusives sealed in the calm shell ( subject to change).

AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 11:04 AM
Looks fantastic! So excited this is the exclusive! Yak and Black Series Boba are my favs for this show.

Oh they have it in-hand too! Looks real good!
Gentle Giant Star Wars Yak Face 12" Jumbo Figure SDCC 2013 Exclusive - YouTube (http://youtu.be/NXMFdvXEt3k)


LOL, Im all over this like a blue a*sed blow fly on a fresh warm dog turd :)

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 11:11 AM
It will probably go up for preorder later today.

I am excited to get this one. Size, Cardback, Coin and Jumbo Figure (ALL) will worth the price !!!

draven29
06-25-2013, 11:26 AM
Up for presale- ES 2500

http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/product_p/80326.htm?Click=203 (http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/product_p/80326.htm)

BlueSnaggletooth
06-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Crystal ball...still working

-Snags

xphillips
06-25-2013, 11:35 AM
Crystal ball...still working

-Snags

What's NEXT year's exclusive, 2014? :)

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 11:37 AM
What's the price for this exclusive?

Zepp_Head
06-25-2013, 11:38 AM
Ordered! Too bad its one per customer. I want one carded and one loose. Oh well.

AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 11:39 AM
What's the price for this exclusive?

$80 I heard on yodas news, same as the Blue snag last year.

JoeCardone
06-25-2013, 11:41 AM
Awesome - thanks for the link :)

ramy
06-25-2013, 11:44 AM
Up for presale- ES 2500
www.gentlegiantltd.com/product_p/pgm80326.htm?Click=203


Ordered! Thanks.

ramy
06-25-2013, 11:44 AM
What's NEXT year's exclusive, 2014? :)

Han in Carbonite! ;)

JediEddy
06-25-2013, 12:08 PM
Ordered. Now no more, I can't afford anything else! I'll have to hide these from the wife as it is! :(

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Ordered. Now no more, I can't afford anything else! I'll have to hide these from the wife as it is! :(

How much? The preorder in only for PG member 8(

JediEddy
06-25-2013, 12:13 PM
How much? The preorder in only for PG member 8(

$94 with shipping. Yes, pre-order is for PGM's only.

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 12:13 PM
$94 with shipping. Yes, pre-order is for PGM's only.

OMG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WANT IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HEEELLLPPPPPPPP !!!!!!!! XC

BlueSnag
06-25-2013, 12:14 PM
I just called GG, I cant order mine till PGM goes through, which is most likely tomorrow

I doubt pre order will sell out, but fingers crossed that the purchase tomorrow will be smooth

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 12:18 PM
I just called GG, I cant order mine till PGM goes through, which is most likely tomorrow

I doubt pre order will sell out, but fingers crossed that the purchase tomorrow will be smooth

So..this is a chance to get one for us who are not PGM ?????

UTINI
06-25-2013, 12:22 PM
I'm seeing Edition Size: Limited Edition. Was it 2,500 and then they changed it???

draven29
06-25-2013, 12:33 PM
I'm seeing Edition Size: Limited Edition. Was it 2,500 and then they changed it???

Guess it's been updated. I definitely saw 2,500 ES.

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 12:36 PM
Guess it's been updated. I definitely saw 2,500 ES.

Then, Are you supposing the online pre-order will be sold out quickly????

BlueSnag
06-25-2013, 12:45 PM
Then, Are you supposing the online pre-order will be sold out quickly????

Only way to pre order before SDCC is if you belong to PGM. IF there are any left over after SDCC they put up for sale of the website.

Last year they sold a limited amount to other distributors.

I like to play it safe, if you want one - join PGM & hope your mbshp goes through before (or if) the pre orders are sold out

UPDATED - PGM went through quicker than expected & target has been acquired!!!

SexxyDrummerBoy1
06-25-2013, 01:05 PM
Ordered:-D

Kaneda_01
06-25-2013, 01:06 PM
Awesome.... signed up for PGM this morning (4:30am) and was processed before lunch... got my Yak Face order in around lunch time. :O)

Kevin_Lentz
06-25-2013, 01:18 PM
Got my order in. Thanks for the heads-up and for the link!

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 01:21 PM
Only way to pre order before SDCC is if you belong to PGM. IF there are any left over after SDCC they put up for sale of the website.

Last year they sold a limited amount to other distributors.

I like to play it safe, if you want one - join PGM & hope your mbshp goes through before (or if) the pre orders are sold out

UPDATED - PGM went through quicker than expected & target has been acquired!!!


$80.00 PG membership. Worths it.

carljuniorcm
06-25-2013, 01:22 PM
looks like some are doing some business:

SDCC 2013 Exclusive Star Wars Yak Face 12" Figure Comic Con Gentle Giant Kenner | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/SDCC-2013-exclusive-Star-Wars-YAK-FACE-12-Figure-COMIC-CON-Gentle-Giant-Kenner-/300924872269?pt=US_Action_Figures&hash=item461085264d)

GGC
06-25-2013, 01:32 PM
looks like some are doing some business:

SDCC 2013 Exclusive Star Wars Yak Face 12" Figure Comic Con Gentle Giant Kenner | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/SDCC-2013-exclusive-Star-Wars-YAK-FACE-12-Figure-COMIC-CON-Gentle-Giant-Kenner-/300924872269?pt=US_Action_Figures&hash=item461085264d)

It's bad enough he is scalping it for a ridiculous price, but to steal someone else's work and try to cover it up is even worse. Scum.

AussieFortuna
06-25-2013, 01:40 PM
$80.00 PG membership. Worths it.

If you join you get a gift worth $80, i just joined and got the jumbo first shot rocket fett, so they are really giving you the money back, you can select out of 4 gifts.

Just ordered the yak too, wooooooooo hooooooooo im stoked, im more stoked for this than any other jumbo.

Rhymenoceros
06-25-2013, 03:05 PM
Got mine ordered! Glad they kept it at the same price as usual and didn't "plus up" for a higher cost. Great exclusive.

JediMarty
06-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Got mine ordered. Can't wait to get this one!!!!

xphillips
06-25-2013, 04:00 PM
Ordered 10... kidding... but I wanted to 10.
I think a great "giveaway" at SDCC or a Celebration would be a POTF jumbo coin!!

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
06-25-2013, 04:11 PM
This is a GREAT looking figure. Well done GG, well done.

captainsolo
06-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Ordered :grin:

DefSith
06-25-2013, 07:35 PM
Woohoo, IMO the best sdcc exclusive. Got mine. Too happy..

justabigkid
06-25-2013, 08:08 PM
Well G.G. suckered me back in as well. Now I gotta wait to order.

ddoughboy1978
06-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Ordered! Very cool figure, any set number of these made?

Kevin_Lentz
06-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Ordered! Very cool figure, any set number of these made?

Why should it matter? Join and order if you want it; if not, don't.

Ed_N
06-25-2013, 08:47 PM
Just when I thought GG's exc line for SDCC was lame...Couldn't order fast enough. ;)

j97e
06-25-2013, 08:49 PM
One has to be a complete idiot to get it on ebay for 180.
Just get the PGM, and receive 2 items for 180, not just one. Doh.
Plus, you get dibs at other exclusives, and lower prices on other items.

DefSith
06-25-2013, 09:18 PM
Will yak face make it as a regular release?

j97e
06-25-2013, 09:25 PM
Will yak face make it as a regular release?

http://www.treybailey.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/crystal-ball.jpg

Kevin_Lentz
06-25-2013, 09:27 PM
Will yak face make it as a regular release?

Why should it matter? As posted above, you've got yours ordered.

DefSith
06-25-2013, 10:30 PM
Just asking for those who didn't have The membership...

MountainDooku
06-26-2013, 02:18 AM
It was only a matter of time. Edition size seems kind of high for an exclusive.

Ordered.

-MD

xphillips
06-26-2013, 06:33 AM
It was only a matter of time. Edition size seems kind of high for an exclusive.

Ordered.

-MD

GG will take some to Celebration Europe II and it will be the exclusive there also (they did this with Blue Snaggs also). I seriously doubt that GG will have a separate Celebration Europe II figure. Wasn't the edition size of Blue Snaggletooth 2500 just like Yak Face?

AussieFortuna
06-26-2013, 08:39 AM
GG will take some to Celebration Europe II and it will be the exclusive there also (they did this with Blue Snaggs also). I seriously doubt that GG will have a separate Celebration Europe II figure. Wasn't the edition size of Blue Snaggletooth 2500 just like Yak Face?

Pretty sure snag was 2000, which surprisingly the had enough extras to sell on to retailers, i ended up getting mine from Brians at the same price.

Zodach
06-26-2013, 08:41 AM
Yep, there were 2,000 of Blue Snaggletooth and there was plenty to go around at SDCC last year. I wonder why they chose to make more of Yak Face?

Kevin_Lentz
06-26-2013, 08:44 AM
Yep, there were 2,000 of Blue Snaggletooth and there was plenty to go around at SDCC last year. I wonder why they chose to make more of Yak Face?

My best guess is to make sure they have enough for everyone who wants one to get one.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
06-26-2013, 08:45 AM
Pretty sure snag was 2000, which surprisingly the had enough extras to sell on to retailers, i ended up getting mine from Brians at the same price.

Yes, it was 2,000 and not only did they have enough for the Con they released it to PGM and it still didn't sell out. Then they sold it to retailers and released it to all on their site. Even with that it still took a while for the Blue Snags to sell out. Very strange for only 2,000 figures. I think this would sell out faster because of the character, packaging and coin :)

ramy
06-26-2013, 10:40 AM
I am betting that a lot more people will want Yak Face than wanted Blue Snaggletooth. Just my hunch.

Zodach
06-26-2013, 11:33 AM
A lot of the regular releases in this line have had production runs of 1,000-2,000 with months and months of preorders in advance of their release to help them sell through. Yak Face is certainly a popular choice, but 2,500 is rather ambitious for a convention exclusive. I think he will be available for some time.

John_Solo
06-26-2013, 11:34 AM
He's a bit of irony: Last night, I just got around to reading the July issue of Juxtapoz magazine which has been in my house for three weeks. It's a San Diego Comic Con issue, with a heavy emphasis on Gentle Giant Studios. And in one part, Ashly Powell flat out names the Kenner Jumbo Yak Face as one of the exclusives. So this info was actually out there weeks ago, from an official source. I guffawed, as I read it last night.

Snaggletooth
06-26-2013, 12:05 PM
Ugh... Trying to resist... :)

What kind of "gift" do you get with the PGM membership? And will there likely be any other Jumbos this year that will require PGM to pre-order?

Jetson
06-26-2013, 12:43 PM
I am betting that a lot more people will want Yak Face than wanted Blue Snaggletooth. Just my hunch.

I have a bunch of these figures but the packaging for the Blue Snag didn't excite me, this one does. From the staff, the figure, the coin and the POTF cardback, I had to have one. If these are still available through GG in August I might buy another to have another one for another wall in my collecting room.

xphillips
06-26-2013, 02:24 PM
He's a bit of irony: Last night, I just got around to reading the July issue of Juxtapoz magazine which has been in my house for three weeks. It's a San Diego Comic Con issue, with a heavy emphasis on Gentle Giant Studios. And in one part, Ashly Powell flat out names the Kenner Jumbo Yak Face as one of the exclusives. So this info was actually out there weeks ago, from an official source. I guffawed, as I read it last night.

I guess this shows how many people read Juxtapoz magazine. HA!

Zodach
06-26-2013, 02:28 PM
Print is dead.

tk421_1_2
06-26-2013, 02:40 PM
Most of you are underestimating the demand for Jumbo Yakface- besides the handful of you in here there will be attendees who are purchasing at the show also. The Jawa from 2011 was soldout each day by 11am.

I doubt there will be many leftover so it can be "available for some time".

John_Solo
06-26-2013, 02:49 PM
I have a bunch of these figures but the packaging for the Blue Snag didn't excite me, this one does. From the staff, the figure, the coin and the POTF cardback, I had to have one. If these are still available through GG in August I might buy another to have another one for another wall in my collecting room.

Agreed. What's fun about these is that the packaging is part of the experience, and can be opened and "restored" with very little effort. It's a nice option to be able to take the toy out and re-card it later.

The Blug Snags card was/is super boring.

BillMulder
06-26-2013, 02:59 PM
Ugh... Trying to resist... :)

What kind of "gift" do you get with the PGM membership? And will there likely be any other Jumbos this year that will require PGM to pre-order?

You get a choice of 4 gifts: a Boba Fett first shot Kenner jumbo figure, a Darth Vader holographic mini-bust, a Mace Windu mini-bust or a Marvel War Machine mini-bust. You also get a $30 off an in-stock item coupon, a $10 off an online order coupon (pre-orders included) and you get 10% off all orders* for the rest of 2013.

As for any other figures requiring PGM, I haven't a clue but they had a surprise release of the Luke X-Wing Kenner figure for $30 off for the PGM members.

At the risk of sounding like a commercial, I found it to be well worth the $80. Just the gift is going to cost you $80 so the rest of the percentages off of orders and coupons are even more money off.

* That excludes certain item like convention exclusives (so the Yak Face doesn't qualify).

Snaggletooth
06-26-2013, 03:17 PM
You get a choice of 4 gifts: a Boba Fett first shot Kenner jumbo figure, a Darth Vader holographic mini-bust, a Mace Windu mini-bust or a Marvel War Machine mini-bust. You also get a $30 off an in-stock item coupon, a $10 off an online order coupon (pre-orders included) and you get 10% off all orders* for the rest of 2013.

As for any other figures requiring PGM, I haven't a clue but they had a surprise release of the Luke X-Wing Kenner figure for $30 off for the PGM members.

At the risk of sounding like a commercial, I found it to be well worth the $80. Just the gift is going to cost you $80 so the rest of the percentages off of orders and coupons are even more money off.

* That excludes certain item like convention exclusives (so the Yak Face doesn't qualify).
Thanks! Yeah, I wish the Jumbo was almost any other fig because my only Jumbo so far is Rocket Fett and First Shot Fett is pretty close. And I'm not really into mini-busts, so to speak. :) Argh...

justabigkid
06-26-2013, 05:12 PM
Plus when you join you get a $10 off coupon good for pre-orders so you could use it on Yak Face.

Mighty_Jabba
06-26-2013, 05:25 PM
Yep, I just joined and used the coupon on Yak Face.

Zodach
06-26-2013, 05:28 PM
The Jawa from 2011 was soldout each day by 11am.

The vinyl Jawa was limited to 1,000. Much different than 2,500 for Yak Face.

captainsolo
06-26-2013, 08:24 PM
Thanks! Yeah, I wish the Jumbo was almost any other fig because my only Jumbo so far is Rocket Fett and First Shot Fett is pretty close. And I'm not really into mini-busts, so to speak. :) Argh...


If you really, really want the jumbo Yak, but don't like the gift options. Join, and sell the gift later. I did this in 2011 as I had to have the Vinyl Jawa. I joined and sold the gift(shirtless Maul mini bust) to a friend. Win-Win

GGC
06-26-2013, 09:48 PM
I got a lot of requests for close up images of Yak and the coin, they are up now at Yodasnews.com and at the Facebook page.

AussieFortuna
06-26-2013, 09:58 PM
I got a lot of requests for close up images of Yak and the coin, they are up now at Yodasnews.com and at the Facebook page.

I like your reviews mate, well spoken and descriptive and pretty passionate, keep them coming, cheers

GrandAdmiralJSK
06-26-2013, 10:18 PM
If any PGM members aren't interested in this I would gladly pay you to order it for me.

GGC
06-26-2013, 11:45 PM
I like your reviews mate, well spoken and descriptive and pretty passionate, keep them coming, cheers

Thanks a lot, I appreciate that.

BlueSnag
06-27-2013, 07:20 AM
If you really, really want the jumbo Yak, but don't like the gift options. Join, and sell the gift later. I did this in 2011 as I had to have the Vinyl Jawa. I joined and sold the gift(shirtless Maul mini bust) to a friend. Win-Win

That's my plan as well I have the CV & Rocket Firing Fett. I have zero interest in the First Shot Fett, so if I could sell for between $70 & $80 dollars once I receive I'll be a happy man

jedimasterc
07-01-2013, 07:39 AM
If you really, really want the jumbo Yak, but don't like the gift options. Join, and sell the gift later. I did this in 2011 as I had to have the Vinyl Jawa. I joined and sold the gift(shirtless Maul mini bust) to a friend. Win-Win

I did the same thing with my Shirtless Maul mini bust.Sold to someone on Rebelscum.

DefSith
07-01-2013, 11:12 PM
Can't wait for the yakface..always wanted it, now I have the jumbo version...

lukehu
07-07-2013, 01:57 AM
My knowledge of Yak Face is very limited. I have heard of that name once or twice before, but never paid any attention to this figure until today. Can anyone tell me if Yak Face action figure was released again after the vintage period (1978-1985)? If so, when and under which label?

Also, Snaggletooth is another figure I know very little about. Has Snaggletooth ever been released after the vintage period? If so, which year it was?

Kevin_Lentz
07-07-2013, 04:32 AM
I've haven't kept up with the Hasbro lines the last few years, so I may be missing some.

Hasbro released Yak Face (Saelt-Marae) in 1997 (POTF2 - Rebelscum.com: Photo Archive (http://www.rebelscum.com/POTF2yakface.asp)). I don't think he's been re-released since. The Snaggletooth character is a little tricky. The vintage red Kenner action figure is based on a costume that appeared only in the Holiday Special. The Snaggletooth in the Cantina in Episode IV was wearing a different outfit. The vintage blue Kenner Snaggletooth never appeared onscreen. Hasbro released the Holiday Special costume as Zutton in 2001 (POTJ -Rebelscum.com: Photo Archive (http://www.rebelscum.com/POTJzutton.asp)). They released the EIV Snaggletooth in 1998 as Takeel (POTF - Rebelscum.com: Photo Archive (http://www.rebelscum.com/POTF2cantinaaliens.asp)) and in a Target-exclusive Villain 3-pack in 2012 as Snaggletooth (VC - not yet in RS photo archive). They released a blue Snaggletooth in a 3-pack in 2004 (OTC - also called Zutton - Rebelscum.com: Photo Archive (http://www.rebelscum.com/OTCsscantinaII.asp)).

In my mind, they're still just Snaggletooth and Yak Face, and I much prefer the vintage figures to any of the Hasbro remakes. Hope that helps clarify some!


My knowledge of Yak Face is very limited. I have heard of that name once or twice before, but never paid any attention to this figure until today. Can anyone tell me if Yak Face action figure was released again after the vintage period (1978-1985)? If so, when and under which label?

Also, Snaggletooth is another figure I know very little about. Has Snaggletooth ever been released after the vintage period? If so, which year it was?

lukehu
07-07-2013, 12:10 PM
Mr. Kevin_Lentz, you are truly a human encyclopedia! It would take me forever to find this much information.

AussieFortuna
07-07-2013, 12:25 PM
Mr. Kevin_Lentz, you are truly a human encyclopedia! It would take me forever to find this much information.

And he has one of the best and classy displayed collections ive ever seen, it was a pleasure looking at the pics of Kevins collection, the man knows his stuff, im sure Kev would have forgotten more than i know about vintage SW..

lukehu
07-08-2013, 02:18 AM
Yak Face (Saelt-Marae) 1997, POTF2
http://s14.postimg.org/xh9gqj6a9/Yak_Face.jpg

Snaggletooth (the Episode IV Cantina outfit) Target-exclusive Villain 3-pack, 2012, Vintage Collectionhttp://s7.postimg.org/lyunrip7f/Untitled_1_copy.jpg

wookncrook
07-09-2013, 11:59 AM
I signed up for a PG membership on 7/4 so I could preorder a Yak Face but as of today I still have not had my card charged for the membership and I've received no contact from them other than the confirmation email. Are they alway this slow?

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
07-09-2013, 01:13 PM
I signed up for a PG membership on 7/4 so I could preorder a Yak Face but as of today I still have not had my card charged for the membership and I've received no contact from them other than the confirmation email. Are they alway this slow?

Not usually but the 4th was a holiday and then the weekend came. It still should have gone through on Monday or today at the latest.

jedimasterc
07-09-2013, 06:48 PM
I resigned up too over the weekend and haven't heard anything either. I do want the Yakface figure.

Gemsbok
07-09-2013, 06:57 PM
I resigned up too over the weekend and haven't heard anything either. I do want the Yakface figure.

I had to send them an email to expedite the process. They activated my membership within hours after I contacted them.

BlueSnaggletooth
07-09-2013, 09:39 PM
Looks like Yakface is sold out for now.

-Snags

AussieFortuna
07-10-2013, 08:49 AM
Looks like Yakface is sold out for now.

-Snags

Wow, i just saw that, i dont think anybody expected them to sell out this fast, especially with 2500 as a run, im so happy i got in early, i really hope everybody that wanted one can get one, im predicting they will up the number of tri logo ones being made, im sure they will meet the demand.

jedimasterc
07-10-2013, 09:26 AM
Oh well.guess I am SOL on Yakface.if I remember correctly I was able to get the Stormtrooper back in 2010 with no trouble when GG put it on their site after SDCC.It would have been nice to get Yakface.

ramy
07-10-2013, 10:21 AM
They set aside some amount for pre-order and are taking a certain amount to SDCC and then whatever is leftover will then go up for sale after the convention is over.

GGC
07-10-2013, 12:29 PM
...especially with 2500 as a run...

Where was that posted?

AussieFortuna
07-10-2013, 12:53 PM
Where was that posted?

Post 13 of this thread, with a link, cheers

GGC
07-10-2013, 08:47 PM
Post 13 of this thread, with a link, cheers

Oh, well that poster was incorrect. There is no stated ES on this one.

Link even says: Edition Size: Limited Edition

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
07-10-2013, 11:40 PM
Oh, well that poster was incorrect. There is no stated ES on this one.

Link even says: Edition Size: Limited Edition

They changed it. It originally said 2500

AussieFortuna
07-11-2013, 01:38 AM
They changed it. It originally said 2500

Correct, it was originally 2500, GG has pulled the old 'limited edition' chestnut again.

AussieFortuna
07-11-2013, 01:39 AM
Oh, well that poster was incorrect. There is no stated ES on this one.

Link even says: Edition Size: Limited Edition

That poster was actually correct at the time of posting his post.

DefSith
07-11-2013, 05:55 AM
Even if its not true, it feels good to see a 'sold out' sign on the yakface..

GGC
07-11-2013, 09:06 AM
That poster was actually correct at the time of posting his post.

Thanks. So now we shall wonder if that was just a temp place holder or was the actual run, with a quick sell out to PGM makes me think maybe the run was lower.

jedimasterc
07-11-2013, 05:34 PM
I spoke to Chris from Customer service about Yakface after SDCC and he did say there will be some for sale on their site after SDCC. That's how I got my ESB Stormtrooper and Boba Fett. I missed out on them at C5 but was able to order both when I got home.

DefSith
07-22-2013, 01:06 AM
How long will it take gg to start shipping the con exclusives, after sdcc??

ramy
07-22-2013, 06:40 AM
How long will it take gg to start shipping the con exclusives, after sdcc??

I think it took about 3 weeks last year.

JediEddy
07-22-2013, 08:08 AM
How long will it take gg to start shipping the con exclusives, after sdcc??

For me anyway, being able to purchase convention exclusives without having to actually go pays for the $80 PGM 10 times over during the year. I cringe at how much I'd have to pay if I had to get the SDCC exclusives off of evilbay!

jimmii
07-22-2013, 01:31 PM
That's how I started joining GG's PGM...I was unable to get a Fett at CV, but I joined and got him after. Been a member ever since, and like the fact I get a "free" gift worth the $80 at the end of the year and discounts/coupons.


I spoke to Chris from Customer service about Yakface after SDCC and he did say there will be some for sale on their site after SDCC. That's how I got my ESB Stormtrooper and Boba Fett. I missed out on them at C5 but was able to order both when I got home.

CraigMac
07-22-2013, 04:27 PM
I'm curious to hear how these look in person. Anyone go to SDCC and have one in hand? Is it true to the real figure.

Vaderlife
07-22-2013, 06:24 PM
I'm curious to hear how these look in person. Anyone go to SDCC and have one in hand? Is it true to the real figure.

I bought one! I was quite impressed. It looked good to the original. Im looking forward to that big Wampa!

Vaderlife
07-22-2013, 06:29 PM
By the way here is Jordan from Toy Hunter talking to Gentle Giants.... I guess Gentle Giants is also re releasing the Big size Kenner Alien figure too... IT looked really really good too! You can see the Wampa in the background... Sorry for the out of focus shot...

http://i825.photobucket.com/albums/zz174/Kustoms4ever/1073939_601471506550110_1123180913_o_zpsd7ea06ac.j pg (http://s825.photobucket.com/user/Kustoms4ever/media/1073939_601471506550110_1123180913_o_zpsd7ea06ac.j pg.html)

CraigMac
07-22-2013, 08:11 PM
I bought one! I was quite impressed. It looked good to the original. Im looking forward to that big Wampa!

That's great to hear. I have one on it's way.

DefSith
07-22-2013, 08:36 PM
Thanks for the updates Vaderlife, it adds on to my anticipation.. Can't wait for it..

OCWanKenobi
07-23-2013, 12:26 PM
I'm curious to hear how these look in person. Anyone go to SDCC and have one in hand? Is it true to the real figure.

i got one at the con as well. it looks really good. i really like that card too. i rolled the dice and did not purchase it preorder to save on tax and shipping. there is no way i would have done that 4 years ago with the clone commanders etc. but with the prices of the mcvader and mcstormtrooper i thought it was pretty safe. then again with stormtrooper...

does anyone else not really get into toy hunter? its cool to see the toys but kind of ridiculous to hear about the bargaining and "profit."

"i flew to ohio to meet bob. i got a yoda for 30 dollars. i can fly in and out of ohio and go to toyfair in new york and sell it for 38 dollars. that is an eight dollar profit!"

silly. of course the tv show pays for stuff but if they didn't then you are talking about flight costs, car rental, hotel, gas, time. its really silly. i liked collector intervention much more.

anyway, the yakface is great live haha.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
07-23-2013, 01:19 PM
GG will begin processing preorders tomorrow :)

draven29
07-23-2013, 01:27 PM
Same here. However, I thought they were going to combine shipping of SDCC items? Maybe Yak is an exception because of the packaging?

ramy
07-23-2013, 02:56 PM
Same here. However, I thought they were going to combine shipping of SDCC items? Maybe Yak is an exception because of the packaging?

I think that a bust could fit in the same bix with no problems.

DarthMickeyMoose
07-23-2013, 05:46 PM
i got one at the con as well. it looks really good. i really like that card too. i rolled the dice and did not purchase it preorder to save on tax and shipping. there is no way i would have done that 4 years ago with the clone commanders etc. but with the prices of the mcvader and mcstormtrooper i thought it was pretty safe. then again with stormtrooper...

does anyone else not really get into toy hunter? its cool to see the toys but kind of ridiculous to hear about the bargaining and "profit."

"i flew to ohio to meet bob. i got a yoda for 30 dollars. i can fly in and out of ohio and go to toyfair in new york and sell it for 38 dollars. that is an eight dollar profit!"

silly. of course the tv show pays for stuff but if they didn't then you are talking about flight costs, car rental, hotel, gas, time. its really silly. i liked collector intervention much more.

anyway, the yakface is great live haha.




Agree!!-- the biggest pile of BS ever on TV. That show is just pathetic And creepy at the same time! :disgusted:

DefSith
07-23-2013, 06:00 PM
Yeah, heard GG had already started processing the shipping..nice.

JoeCardone
07-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Bring on the Yak :)

AussieFortuna
07-24-2013, 03:05 AM
And there on their way, my yak is jumping on a plane this week and heading down under, wooooo whooooooo, all aboard the yak plane....

GGC
07-24-2013, 10:44 AM
I'm curious to hear how these look in person. Anyone go to SDCC and have one in hand? Is it true to the real figure.

I unboxed one last month, video is on Youtube if you'd like to see. It's pretty damn good.

DefSith
07-25-2013, 03:19 AM
Did any scummers, made it to sdcc & purchased the yak face ??? Haven't seen any pictures of those bought from sdcc.

Sethster
07-25-2013, 12:30 PM
Above video mentioned was great. But I'd love to see him united with other peoples collections.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
07-25-2013, 01:11 PM
I will have him in hand next week. I will post opened and closed pictures upon arrival. :)

Mark_Huber
07-27-2013, 11:57 AM
This may a long long shot, but if anyone is thinking of opening and displaying the figure by itself and doesn't have need for the coin, I will be happy to pick up just the coin for $40.00. Let me know. ;)

Mark

carljuniorcm
07-27-2013, 01:40 PM
in my Hands !!! IT IS AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/thumbs/100_24211.JPG (http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/100_24211.JPG)

Shabby_Blue
07-27-2013, 02:56 PM
in my Hands !!! IT IS AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/thumbs/100_24211.JPG (http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/100_24211.JPG)


Open it! Let's see some loose pics, especially next to other figures. I'm curious about the height comparison. I'm hoping they didn't screw up his height as badly as they did Blue Snaggletooth.

DefSith
07-27-2013, 07:18 PM
in my Hands !!! IT IS AWESOME !!!!!!!!!!!
http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/thumbs/100_24211.JPG (http://forum.rebelscum.com/photogallery/data/500/100_24211.JPG)
Congrats on the score..can't wait for mine..

Glitch
07-28-2013, 11:09 PM
Got mine from GG yesterday. I'll get some pics when I have more natural light. Busy weekend.

Mighty_Jabba
07-29-2013, 01:34 AM
I see that actionfigurexpress has these on eBay for retail ($79.99). If I had known that I might've passed on the PGM membership.

Glitch
07-29-2013, 06:59 PM
For those wondering about the size on this guy, he's about 13.5" tall. Very nice size. Here he is with small head Han Solo (the best figure ever).

This is about the size Chewbacca SHOULD have been!

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a271/symbot/photo_zps6f0c0f06.jpg

Yak is 100% pure awesome. Huge thumbs up on this one. LOVE the funky pink backing color.

:)

DarthChristopher
07-29-2013, 09:28 PM
I see that actionfigurexpress has these on eBay for retail ($79.99). If I had known that I might've passed on the PGM membership.

Thanks, icruise! I bought one, hopefully it arrives in good shape. I did not buy the PGM membership, as the First Shot Fett did not appeal to me, especially since not the L-slot version.


Yak is 100% pure awesome. Huge thumbs up on this one. LOVE the funky pink backing color.

And thanks, Glitch...you always give great, honest reviews! By the way, your love for the 12" Kenobi convinced me to order it a while back from Australia. I've been selective with this line.

Glitch
07-30-2013, 11:39 AM
And thanks, Glitch...you always give great, honest reviews! By the way, your love for the 12" Kenobi convinced me to order it a while back from Australia. I've been selective with this line.

No problem. I try to be honest when something is wrong and give praise when they knock it out of the park like they did with this guy.

Yeah, that Kenobi figure is definitely something special. It's one of those figures like R2, C-3PO, small head Han, Death Star Droid, the Gamorrean, and now Yak Face that just feel so overwhelmingly right when you get them. They just make you smile when you look at them. Hell, I even have a soft spot in my heart for the Death Squad Commander (though I wish the boots and gloves were glossy black).

This figure really gives me hope for the line, The detail just looks so much tighter than it has on other figures. I don't know if it's because it's just a more detailed sculpt from late in the line, or if they have some new method of 3D output, but it is REALLY nice. All the details that should look sharp do - much more than any in the 12" line thus far.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
07-30-2013, 10:11 PM
Has anyone that preordered these through GG received theirs yet?

Shabby_Blue
07-30-2013, 10:45 PM
Has anyone that preordered these through GG received theirs yet?

Yes, just got mine in the mail today.

AaylaSecurasMan
07-30-2013, 10:51 PM
Yes, just got mine in the mail today.

In what State are you located Shabby? Thanks in advance!

Jetson
07-30-2013, 11:57 PM
I am in Upstate NY and am told by UPS that I have two days to go until mine arrives. :)

Jetson
07-30-2013, 11:58 PM
No problem. I try to be honest when something is wrong and give praise when they knock it out of the park like they did with this guy.

Yeah, that Kenobi figure is definitely something special. It's one of those figures like R2, C-3PO, small head Han, Death Star Droid, the Gamorrean, and now Yak Face that just feel so overwhelmingly right when you get them. They just make you smile when you look at them. Hell, I even have a soft spot in my heart for the Death Squad Commander (though I wish the boots and gloves were glossy black).

This figure really gives me hope for the line, The detail just looks so much tighter than it has on other figures. I don't know if it's because it's just a more detailed sculpt from late in the line, or if they have some new method of 3D output, but it is REALLY nice. All the details that should look sharp do - much more than any in the 12" line thus far.


Glitch, Your thoughts on how awesome the Small Head Han is are making me reconsider, I think I need to get one! :wtf:

Glitch
07-31-2013, 01:01 AM
Glitch, Your thoughts on how awesome the Small Head Han is are making me reconsider, I think I need to get one! :wtf:

Oh, you do. He was actually my favorite figure as a kid, so....there you go.

For those asking about their GG orders, I preordered my Yak Face through GG and received it on Saturday. I also live in California which is the reason I usually get these things first.

ramy
07-31-2013, 06:57 AM
Did anyone get a shipping notification? I never got anything other than they charged me, which was on Monday.

JoeCardone
07-31-2013, 09:02 AM
I had received a shipping notification but there are times in the past that I did not and received the figure anyway! Why don't you call them to make sure.

JediMarty
07-31-2013, 11:30 AM
Did anyone get a shipping notification? I never got anything other than they charged me, which was on Monday.

I got a shipping notification and Yak is scheduled to be delivered to me tomorrow in South Carolina

Glitch
07-31-2013, 11:45 AM
You guys are going to flip out when you see this guy! So nice.

...and best of luck to those who used UPS.

UTINI
07-31-2013, 11:57 AM
So GG combined all my SDCC orders into one for combined shipping. Sweet. But no shipping notice or anything from UPS's automated system about a label made. Waiting for their CS team to get back to me.

AussieFortuna
07-31-2013, 12:18 PM
Havnt got mine yet, but this guy for mine is the best looking jumbo carded figure, just love the pink backing, and man do i love the figure, i'll be leaving this guy carded for sure, cant wait till he gets here.

jimmii
07-31-2013, 02:11 PM
I've got my fingers crossed! I lucked out with the second yoda delivery yesterday!

Tweekem
07-31-2013, 02:40 PM
They did the same with my order Utini... no shipping notice yet either... actually... my last few orders didt have notifications either... really annoying especially cuz Im in North Carolina all week... last thing I want is for it to sit on my front stoop all week. Lmk how it works out for ya.

UTINI
07-31-2013, 04:04 PM
They did the same with my order Utini... no shipping notice yet either... actually... my last few orders didt have notifications either... really annoying especially cuz Im in North Carolina all week... last thing I want is for it to sit on my front stoop all week. Lmk how it works out for ya.

So did you get yours?

Shabby_Blue
07-31-2013, 07:46 PM
In what State are you located Shabby? Thanks in advance!

I'm in Oklahoma.

AaylaSecurasMan
07-31-2013, 11:16 PM
I'm in Oklahoma.
Thank you sir! Still waiting for mine.

Mighty_Jabba
08-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Got mine from GG today, but I haven't taken pictures yet. It looks nice.

jimmii
08-01-2013, 09:01 PM
Unbelievable! He was damaged in shipping!!!!! I tried to select usps and wrote a note requesting it, but UPS managed to damage yet another figure.

Glitch
08-01-2013, 09:15 PM
Unbelievable! He was damaged in shipping!!!!! I tried to select usps and wrote a note requesting it, but UPS managed to damage yet another figure.

Ups = oops.

Sorry to hear that.

jimmii
08-01-2013, 10:32 PM
It's really disappointing. I asked GG for a return shipping label and just to credit me back the charge.

ramy
08-02-2013, 06:36 AM
I just got a shipping notice and it won't be here until Wednesday. Wonder why it took so long to ship? Some people have had theirs almost a week.

JoeCardone
08-02-2013, 08:45 AM
Got him yesterday - he is awesome - can't wait for the tri-logo :)

Mighty_Jabba
08-03-2013, 04:13 PM
Here's mine. Some more pictures are on my site (http://mightyjabba.com/2013/08/03/jumbo-kenner-vintage-power-of-the-force-yak-face-figure-by-gentle-giant-sdcc-exclusive/).

http://mightyjabba.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/gg_jumbo_yak_face1.jpg

http://mightyjabba.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/gg_jumbo_yak_face5.jpg

ddoughboy1978
08-03-2013, 04:13 PM
he is very cool, same boat as you, cant wait for the tri logo

Jetson
08-03-2013, 05:15 PM
I just got a shipping notice and it won't be here until Wednesday. Wonder why it took so long to ship? Some people have had theirs almost a week.

I am on the East Coast and received mine yesterday. :P

The good thing is that this one is definitely worth the wait!

DefSith
08-03-2013, 08:50 PM
Awesome updates & website icruise. Your Jabba themed collection is an inspiration.

Glitch
08-03-2013, 09:39 PM
http://mightyjabba.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/gg_jumbo_yak_face5.jpg


Now that is what I call a PERFECT upscaled figure. Well done, GG!

:)

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-03-2013, 10:29 PM
First to order last to receive in my case I guess??? I still haven't received mine yet :( I cannot wait to get this :)

ramy
08-04-2013, 08:34 AM
First to order last to receive in my case I guess??? I still haven't received mine yet :( I cannot wait to get this :)

I don't have mine either. Wednesday is my arrival date. I think it is because I ordered other stuff with it and they packaged them all together.

AussieFortuna
08-04-2013, 08:59 AM
LOL, try living over the other side of the world guys..

DarthChristopher
08-05-2013, 03:45 PM
I received my Yak Face today from actionfigureexpress on eBay and it looks flawless! They packed it so well in large box with bubble wrap and paper, better than Gentle Giant, I'm very impressed and would buy from them again. :)

AussieFortuna
08-06-2013, 03:38 AM
Got mine today, and agree with Chris, its flawless, one of the best jumbos, lol, man the coin is HUGE lol, great work GG on this one, and once again great packaging from them direct, ive ordered about 10 jumbos from them direct and have never had one damaged.

DarthDad
08-06-2013, 08:53 AM
^
Congrats on gaining a nice figure (and very collectible one)!

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-06-2013, 02:57 PM
LOL...... You are in Australia and got yours before mine arrived :)

Obi_Phantom_Jedi
08-07-2013, 01:24 AM
Got mine yesterday. Great to pair it with the Celebration Europe Tri Logo Yak!

AussieFortuna
08-07-2013, 03:43 AM
LOL...... You are in Australia and got yours before mine arrived :)

LOL, I called GG and told them to delay SITH DARTH RAGE'S order, and make sure they send mine first, i told them you where on holiday and would appreciate if they could send yours a month later lol, :)

ramy
08-07-2013, 06:40 AM
LOL, I called GG and told them to delay SITH DARTH RAGE'S order, and make sure they send mine first, i told them you where on holiday and would appreciate if they could send yours a month later lol, :)

Mine is supposed to be here today. They can deliver half way across the world faster than anywhere in the U.S.

AussieFortuna
08-07-2013, 06:51 AM
Mine is supposed to be here today. They can deliver half way across the world faster than anywhere in the U.S.

I joined the GG club on the day before they came up for pre order, so i was one of the first ones to pre order, im pretty sure GG send them in order of who ordered first but i could be wrong.

Shipping from the US to Aus is very fast, the fastest of just about any country from my experience, i got this in under 10 working days.

Not long ago i ordered a sucklord/suckadelic gay empire bootleg pink stormtrooper from the states, i got it here in OZ 5 days after ordering, that was 3 working days, it was unbelievable, so i wouldnt be too worried if yours is a bit late, im sure its on the way, or maybe i just got them all redirected to my house :)

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-07-2013, 10:27 AM
There is no way they send them in order of who ordered first. I ordered the morning they went up for preorder. My friend who lives 10 minutes away wasn't even a member and became a member and ordered it days later right before they sold out. He got his last week and mine will be here in another day or 2. It's not really a big deal because I just can't wait to get these :)

ramy
08-07-2013, 07:10 PM
There is no way they send them in order of who ordered first. I ordered the morning they went up for preorder. My friend who lives 10 minutes away wasn't even a member and became a member and ordered it days later right before they sold out. He got his last week and mine will be here in another day or 2. It's not really a big deal because I just can't wait to get these :)

So did I. I kept refreshing the screen waiting for it to come up.

AaylaSecurasMan
08-07-2013, 08:38 PM
Received mine late last week. It is currently in the classifieds for trade. I need either a Ben Kenobi or a Vader. Anyone? Thanks!

Glitch
08-07-2013, 09:25 PM
Received mine late last week. It is currently in the classifieds for trade. I need either a Ben Kenobi or a Vader. Anyone? Thanks!

Are you a Vader trade baiter?

Kaneda_01
08-09-2013, 07:16 PM
Yak Face is back-up on GGs website... was able to finally use $10 GG bucks and my $30 PGM coupon! Second Yak Face for $50... not bad!!! :O)

captainsolo
08-10-2013, 04:19 PM
im tempted to use my 30 off and grab another.


give me 10 mins to talk myself into it

Mighty_Jabba
08-10-2013, 04:49 PM
I'll wait and see if the CE2 exclusive version becomes available.

jedimasterc
08-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Thanks for the heads up. I got one.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-11-2013, 12:03 AM
Lol, the POTF I ordered from my own country arrived 1 day before the Tri logo CE one did that came from Germany! They both look GREAT!

jimmii
08-14-2013, 10:44 PM
If a representative from Gentle Giant is reading this thread...I've had a damaged yakface sitting by my front door for three weeks waiting for you to respond to my multiple emails and today's phone call. I just want a return shipping label and a refund! 3 weeks!!!!!!!!

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-15-2013, 12:17 AM
Try DreamWalker, he is Chris from GG customer service.

Glitch
08-15-2013, 09:19 AM
If a representative from Gentle Giant is reading this thread...I've had a damaged yakface sitting by my front door for three weeks waiting for you to respond to my multiple emails and today's phone call. I just want a return shipping label and a refund! 3 weeks!!!!!!!!

Always call first. Better to get that personal connection right out of the gate.

GG's customer service has always been amazing whenever I've needed something.

SITH_DARTH_RAGE
08-15-2013, 12:27 PM
Always call first. Better to get that personal connection right out of the gate.

GG's customer service has always been amazing whenever I've needed something.

Really? I've had the opposite. It's always been a hassle for me.

Glitch
08-15-2013, 02:48 PM
Really? I've had the opposite. It's always been a hassle for me.


I have a way with people. :)

jimmii
08-15-2013, 07:42 PM
Spoke with Chris today. They are very pleasant. Just got my return label, and will be calling UPS to report the constant damage to my deliveries.

DefSith
08-18-2013, 01:57 AM
Finally collected my preordered sdcc potf yakface, this figure is a beast. Love it.

captainsolo
08-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Tried to order a 2nd for a friend and use my $30 off coupon, but didn't work for me. Im guessing cant use it on exclusives??????????

Now, I need something to use it for

Mighty_Jabba
08-18-2013, 06:59 PM
I'm pretty sure you can use it on exclusives. At least I could use mine on the CE2-exclusive version.

Kaneda_01
08-18-2013, 07:15 PM
Tried to order a 2nd for a friend and use my $30 off coupon, but didn't work for me. Im guessing cant use it on exclusives??????????

Now, I need something to use it for

Purchase the SDCC Yak online as you normally would... once you receive the confirmation email forward it to Chris@gentlegiantstudios.com with a note stating you would like to use your PGM code. He will take care of it on his end. I had the same problem... followed the above stated process with the desired result. Hope this helps... :O)

Jedi534
08-18-2013, 07:23 PM
Tried to order a 2nd for a friend and use my $30 off coupon, but didn't work for me. Im guessing cant use it on exclusives??????????

Now, I need something to use it for

"LIMITED TO ONE PER ACCOUNT - Duplicate Orders will be Cancelled". From the GG Website...

Mighty_Jabba
08-18-2013, 08:04 PM
I guess your friend will have to order from one of the online stores that are now stocking this "exclusive."

captainsolo
08-18-2013, 08:30 PM
"LIMITED TO ONE PER ACCOUNT - Duplicate Orders will be Cancelled". From the GG Website...

I know its one one per account, but ive had my one in hand for over 2 weeks. I believe I can order another right now, if i want to. Just have to pay full price

j97e
08-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Weird that the CEII sold out in a day, but this one is still available.

BlueSnaggletooth
08-21-2013, 10:55 PM
CEII must've been much more limited. Bummed that GG took the edition sizes away. It was fun to know edition numbers - gave us something else to discuss here on the boards.

-Snags

GGC
08-22-2013, 08:21 PM
Got my today from GG, Happy to get this one in my hands! And it has the sticker!

Lynn_TXP_0369
09-14-2013, 08:11 PM
For those wondering about the size on this guy, he's about 13.5" tall. Very nice size. Here he is with small head Han Solo (the best figure ever).

This is about the size Chewbacca SHOULD have been!

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a271/symbot/photo_zps6f0c0f06.jpg

Yak is 100% pure awesome. Huge thumbs up on this one. LOVE the funky pink backing color.

:)


I would love to see a 3 3/4" size comparison of these same figures and possibly these same two GG figures loose to see how close they are proportionate to each other.

Lynn

Lynn_TXP_0369
09-23-2013, 03:55 PM
I got one of these coming now.
I can't wait...
I hope the make an POTF Amanaman for the next ROTJ wave.
Lynn

vtoys
10-16-2013, 10:54 PM
Missed that there was this sub-forum until now, but he is definitely my favorite of the line! Love him!