Recently I was part of a Q&A session with the fine crew at Faster and More Intense. The topics focused mostly on customizing, and general thoughts on things in a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Head on over to their site for the full session.
This weekend we highlight the jaw dropping custom playset work by forum member jrnyfan. He has made numerous custom playsets and shows a teaser of his work in his customizing thread where you can leave him your feedback here.
Personal Note: Get it together, Hasbro. You’ve had this license forever and have totally missed the boat with dioramas and playsets and focused on doomed gimmicks instead. Innovative collectors from all over the world are finding ways to make their collections feel more complete, and are willing to spend good money for nice sets to display their figures in…
Hallmark has updated their site with their 2014 Dreambook of Keepsake Ornaments which feature 6 new ornaments including, Yoda (Peekbuster), The Rise of Darth Vader, Sandcrawler, Scout Trooper, LEGO Boba Fett and the Cantina Band. They also reveal, via press release, this year’s convention/event exclusive ornament – The Wampa – complete with velvety flocking.
Thanks to JediNews for the head-up.
Sideshow Collectibles has sent out notifications to collectors ordered the Star Wars: Mythos Darth Maul statue can expect their orders to be filled in about 3 weeks. This piece is still available for pre-order for those that would like to get in on the ground floor of this unique line.
Our friends at Sandtroopers.com has received some intel that suggests that Admiral Motti will be released next year in the Legacy Collection/Droid Factory. Hopefully this will pan out in a few short hours at NYCC.
We’ve teamed up with Dan Curto and several other fan sites to bring your a special report detailing the new Build-A-Droid Astromechs available now at Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends. Read Dan’s summary of this unique, and possibly frustrating, collection, check out our exclusive photo gallery and be sure to visit our affiliate sites to see detailed photos of each of the currently available parts.
Sideshow has updated their May the 4th landing page revealing their highly anticipated C-3PO and R2-D2 Premium Format figures! Head on over for a sneak peek and watch for a full announcement soon!
Toy Hunters returns for another broadcast tonight at 6:00 pm on the Travel Channel. If you missed the first showing of this new series following the pursuit for vintage toy gold, now you have a second chance to view it. Check your local listings for more details!