On this episode of “The Cargo Hold,” Jayson, Corey, and Chris are once again joined by Chris K of “The Bad Motivator” and “First Order Transmissions.” We break down all the product reveals from San Diego Comic-Con 2016, including:
- Hasbro The Black Series, Rebels, Rogue One, and The Force Awakens reveals
- An exclusive interview with Hasbro
- The latest in Hot Toys’ Star Wars offerings
- SDCC Funko POP! exclusives
- And more!
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Last year’s SDCC was a bit of a letdown as product for The Force Awakens was kept heavily under wraps until Force Friday (and the preceding leaks). This year, it looks like the mystery box won’t be under lock and key as much as Hasbro is set to reveal new products from Rogue One starting tomorrow.
Image courtesy of @slashfilm
Star Wars Celebration has reveal the first Rogue One Black Series figure: Sergeant Jyn Erso.
Note the continuation of the red/black line look.
Image courtesy @_ericpfeifer
The Realm Recap returns this week and we’re in full “con mode” as more and more exclusives have been announced. Hasbro as lifted the veil on theirs with the reveal of three 6″ Black Series items not to mention the return of the Fan’s Choice poll! Hasbro has also shown off some new products that we can expect to see in aisles this fall. Funko and Sideshow/Hot Toys have even more announcements this week with new POP!s hitting stores and preorders going online. Finally, Flyguy and I run down the latest book announcements including Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Life Debt which has clear ties to The Force Awakens. All of this and much more on Episode 101 of The Realm Recap.
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Can’t make it to London for Star Wars Celebration Europe? Not a problem — The Star Wars Show and StarWars.com are bringing the galaxy’s biggest party this side of the Ewok Village to you.
StarWars.com has the full details,
Comic-Con.org has revealed Gentle Giant’s final exclusives for SDCC 2016 starting with the Captain Phasma Mini Bust.
The story that began a long time ago returns giving us the next chapter in the saga from a galaxy far, far away. Gentle Giant Ltd. is honored in bringing collectors all-new characters from Star Wars: Episode 7, The Force Awakens. Gentle Giant Ltd. announces the next character from our amazing mini bust line, with the First Order Captain Phasma! With her striking silver armor, and black cape, this imposing officer leads the First Order Stormtroopers to bring the end to the New Republic! Digitally sculpted using the top of the line 3D technology, and cast in the highest quality polystone, each mini bust is hand-painted, and comes hand-numbered with matching certificate of authenticity. May the Force be with you!
We mentioned this figure being exclusive to Celebration Europe to other day but now it looks like SDCC attendee will have the opportunity to purchase the Movie Realization Teppou Ashigaru Sandtrooper (Special Edition) figure. SDCCBlog posts the full details here.
Beast Kingdom has updated today with word of 3 exclusive Egg Attack figures for SDCC featuring a chrome electroplated Stormtrooper (EAA-005SP) – $100.00, a gold electroplated Sandtrooper (EAA-007SP) – $100.00 and an electroplated Captain Phasma (EAA-016SP) – $85.00. Each figures is 6″ tall, include 24-30 points of articulation and multiple accessories. No price point is listed as of yet but if interested, they will be available at booth #2845.
For more exclusives from Beast Kingdom, check out SDCCBlog.com
UPDATE: Pricing has now been posted for these items.
Star Wars Celebration has announced that Tamashii Nations will be offering an exclusive Teppo Ashigaru Sandtrooper at their booth (#S803) during the show next month.
Mattel has teased a mystery exclusive Star Wars Hot Wheels item for SDCC. According to SDCCblog, it will be revealed by Lucasfilm and Mattel in the next few weeks and cost $50.00. This item will only be available for purchase at SDCC with a limited amount reserved for sale after the con through HotWheelsCollectors.com
Announcing the Celebration Europe 2016 Collector Track Medallions! Continuing with the tradition of awesome giveaways, the Collecting Track will be handing out enameled medallions at the panels! Absolutely free! Each pewter medallion shows a detailed view of a vintage Kenner Star Wars toy! They will make awesome companion pieces to both our popular Star Tot and Celebration Medallion giveaways of the past, and are something that you can appreciate for years to come! Collect all 12!
Still recovering from the epic Star Wars Rebels Season 2 finale? Feel like you have more questions than answers about what the future holds for the crew of the Ghost? Fear not! Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer and Supervising Director Dave Filoni is headed to Star Wars Celebration Europe this July. Filoni (and special guests) will share highly guarded sneak peeks at what’s to come in Star Wars Rebels season 3 including a screening of the first two episodes!
A long-time Star Wars fan himself, Filoni’s direction has added depth and resonance to the universe and characters with the critically acclaimed Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the Rebels animated series. Fans at Celebration are in for great programming, and some unforgettable Q&A sessions, whenever Filoni takes the stage.
Don’t miss Star Wars Rebels at Celebration Europe!
StarWars.com has updated today revealing gorgeous new key art* for Celebration Europe that includes characters from The Force Awakens and Rogue One!
We also get name confirmations of the AT-ACT (All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport), Shoretroopers and Death Troopers.
*Artwork created by Pilot Studio
Tickets for Star Wars Celebration 2017 in Orlando, FL are now on sale. Pre-show tickets start at $65.00 for single day, $150.00 for 4-day and
$700 for Jedi Master VIP.
UPDATE: VIP Tickets are sold out.
Here’s where the fun begins…it’s the return of the Star Wars Celebration Pin Trading Program! The Star Wars Celebration Europe pin set will feature pins based on the emojis from the official Star Wars app, with 40 unique Star Wars character pins spanning the entire Star Wars galaxy – including some surprise variants.
Head on over to the official Celebration site for more details and teasers of additional pins!