The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby buddusky » 24 Dec 2015 23:06

Those figures have been for sale at Toy Dreams for the past 10 years!
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Hopper » 25 Dec 2015 15:32

Ok, here's an anomaly for you Mr D

Taken from this thread viewtopic.php?f=26&t=14894

And the card in question belongs to Mr Pirate!

Ignoring the miscard (a mere hiccup in Palitoy terms!)
Clearly a newer card - it has the "Look Out For The Exciting Action Force Comic On Sale" blurb.
However, it has the early bubble style with the feet.

How do we explain this? I'm tempted to shrug and say"Palitoy QC..."

Merry Christmas chaps.
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby SteveD » 26 Dec 2015 00:50

It's a left over bubble, and a left over card, for a left over figure.

They'd dropped down the back of Doris's work station, and she only found them one day when she dropped her packet of 'backy down there too.

That explanation seems viable to me?
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Hopper » 28 Dec 2015 22:42

Sounds good to me, too!
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Coosbay_pirate » 29 Dec 2015 15:30

Yeah, I like it!
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Coosbay_pirate » 19 May 2016 14:34

That theory might be shot, another Space Force figure this time on a Dutch and French card with the early bubble..
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Coosbay_pirate » 19 May 2016 14:37

Picked up Black Major on the first card..
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Coosbay_pirate » 19 May 2016 14:52

I've 3 of the White star cards.. Are we agreed that due to the card back being regular that these came after the black star with the same text? These specific white stars seem harder to find..
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby SteveD » 22 May 2016 08:53

It's the back card layout that's the key! The fronts and the bubbles are just the clue!
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Re: The Variant Commander Mail Away SteveD Theory!!!

Postby Coosbay_pirate » 23 May 2016 19:41

Ah okay, well the backs of all my white star cards with the same text as the black star all have the Commander offer on the opposite side to the black stars...

If these black stars with the July and August text are the first run and the white stars with the same text are the follow on then do you have a theory/place for the rest of cards released?

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