Clone Commander Gree has a couple nice moments in The Clone Wars cartoon and a pretty startling (SPOILERS!) death in Revenge of the Sith, so he seemed like a logical contender for a figure. It is a little weird to get him ahead of Captain Rex, but that’s going to be remedied fairly soon, so I’m not holding it against the guy.
Gree has the standard packaging except his box isn’t numbered. Nothing special, so it goes to the recycling bin.
Gree comes with three accessories, the two standard clone blasters and a pair of macrobinoculars. The guns are a little unusual in that they are cast in a slightly metallic plastic. The binocs are cast in an off-white with some green and black paint detail.
The binocs are a fun accessory and allows for some new poses, though I couldn’t quite get them posed flush against the helmet like I wanted. The hands aren’t really designed to hold the binocs well, but it’s passable.
The sculpt is pretty familiar if you have any of the Black Series clone troopers, but it has a new torso with some added strap and pack details and a left thigh with a strap. The changes are effective and in combination with the paint, he makes for a standout on the shelf.
The paint is the star of this figure and, according to Hasbro, the elaborate paint job required a slightly higher price point. The design is fairly impressive, I just hope this higher cost doesn’t become a regular thing. I notice that the early release Rex at Hascon is also going for $25.00, but that might be due to unique packaging.
- Swivel/hinge shoulders, neck, hips, wrists, and ankles
- Double hinged knees and elbows
- Ball and socket head and torso
- Swivel bicep and thigh