Nien Nunb

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The only version of Nien Numb that's not pictured above is the 1997 POTF2 version:

https://www.coleka.com/en/star-wars-action-figures/power-of-the-force-2/nien-nunb_i465

This '97 version isn't that great; it's got an "action oriented" pose & a bland look; no detail in the sculpt re: the jacket either.

My order of preference, taking into account each version:

TFA - 2016
Vintage - 1983
TVC - 2012
POTF2 - 1997

I agree, weirdly the VOTC was a misfire, and usually they were definitive. I was pleased that TFA Nunb is close enough for me to consider the costume an OT era costume. Looks almost exactly the same.
 
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I was pleased that TFA Nunb is close enough for me to consider the costume an OT era costume. Looks almost exactly the same.
Agreed. It's cool that the character looked so similar to the OT version that the TFA figure could easily be in a ROTJ toy display without anyone realizing the difference.
 
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Conversely, I actually displayed the vintage figure with my Force Awakens figures for awhile.
 
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I agree, weirdly the VOTC was a misfire, and usually they were definitive. I was pleased that TFA Nunb is close enough for me to consider the costume an OT era costume. Looks almost exactly the same.
Disagree on the POTF2 Nien Nunb. The worst thing is he is a little POTF2 bulky. The pose is late-POTF2, meaning fairly neutral.
 
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I may have mentioned this before, but I was looking at my TFA Nien Numb the other day and this is - hands down - my favorite action figure rendition of the character. Even though the TVC version (which I don't have) has more articulation, this TFA figure captures the character the best out of all of the versions - IMHO.
I know this comment is 3 years old, but I just picked this figure up, and couldn't agree more. The sculpt is excellent. I'm going to be adding a bit of a red wash to detail the facial features a bit more, and possibly some umber wash to bring out more of the sculpting details in the uniform, but it should be pretty definitive minus articulation when I'm done.
 
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Here is my finished product - much more “screen accurate” in the facial features with the red wash. A little dry brush grey in the vest and flight suit to bring out the sculpt detail.

It’s a shame, this really is quite a good figure with an outstanding sculpt that had a ridiculously minimal paint job.





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Honestly this really is one of the best figures in any Star Wars toy line. I can't come up with a complaint about it at all.
 
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