how to check for quality - fully flex the minifig legs so that it adopts the sitting position, then take a peek at its backside.
if its set quality - you will see a distinctive dot(only the dot and nothing else) on the top of each posterior thigh
I am not that much of a fan with regards to Lego boxes, but I do think that the design and colour contrast for the new 2012 Star Wars sets seemed a bit weird. Black vs white? It might all be preliminary anyway.