In February we brought you the first look at the Yoda line look Lucas Licensing has planned for merchandise in 2013 to coincide with the Attack of the Clones in 3D marketing. On friday, SDCC hosted a Star Wars Collectibles panel and within the presentation you can see confirmation of this theme throughout first few pages of the slideshow. To learn what was discussed at the panel, check out JediInsider.com
We’ve updated our link to the sites providing coverage of SDCC to include additional sites as well as separate links (where applicable) to interviews/QnAs conducted with Hasbro. Check them out at here. If you would like your site included in this list, feel free to contact me at the via the “Contact Us” on the right column.
IGN.com has posted an awesome new clip from the upcoming fifth season of the Clone Wars. It’s very Mandalorian heavy and features Obi-Wan in Mando armor as well! Check it out here. Better update those Clone Wars action figures wishlists!
For those who just can’t wait to start checking their Target for the Darth Maul Returns Battle Pack, here is the DPCI to arm yourself with which should help for when these start shipping. 087-06-1175
Here is a quick gallery of this year’s Limited Edition Momaw Nadon Ornament from Hallmark available today. As you can see, the detailing on this is superb and is scaled in such a way that it would look great in a Hasbro Cantina diorama if you were so inclined.
Brian’s Toys is now accepting pre-orders for the just announce Exclusive Jocasta Nu figure.
At the request of Star Wars fans, Jocasta Nu is making her very first appearance as a 3.75” figure! Jocasta Nu comes on a Vintage card, encased in a premium package designed to resemble the holocron vaults that she oversees as Chief Librarian of the Jedi Archives. Nu comes with the bust of Master Dooku, along with a mantle to hold the bust.
Take home a part of history with this exclusive Jocasta Nu figure!
Limited Time Only! All pre-orders placed now will receive a free Jocasta Nu Proof Card (while supplies last).
Please note: Credit cards will be charged at the time the pre-order is placed, not when we ship the item in January.
Hasbro announced that Brian’s Toys has picked up the exclusive rights to distribution the Jocasta Nu figure. This figure has been often requested in many fans’ choice polls at forum wish list. She will be packaged on a TVC card back and include a bust and pedestal of fallen Jedi, Count Dooku. Watch for more details soon!
The price for this exclusive will be $24.99. Thanks to Brian’s Toys for pricing info via twitter.
The headline says it all. Hasbro said during their SDCC panel that there would be no CVI exclusive this year. Sad. Just sad.
LEGO Systems Celebrates a New Theme Each Day at San Diego Comic-Con
-Surprises abound for fans as construction toy maker unveils new playsets, life-sized models, mystery builds, contests and one-of-a-kind giveaways in support of popular licensed properties-
Dreams and Visions Press (via Ralph McQuarrie’s facebook page) is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of “Remembering Ralph McQuarrie: Dreamer and Visionary”, a 48-page book of unpublished artwork, rare photographs, and loving tributes from dozens of Ralph’s colleagues, friends and fans. The book will be available at The Art of Ralph McQuarrie booth at Star Wars Celebration VI next month, as well as through the Dreams and Visions Press website for $20.
Sideshow Collectibles has updated today announcing this year’s Collect For Life eBay Auction pieces. Amongst the items you will find one-of-a-kind Star Wars items like:
K-3PO Life Size Bust (Prototype)
Asajj Ventress Life Size Bust (Paint Variant)
Luke and Leia Faux Bronze Diorama
Imperial Shock Trooper 1:1 Scale Helmet (Artist Proof)
Naboo Fighter 1:6 Scale Replica
You can see these and more at SideshowToy.com
Even though we are in the thick of SDCC, we thought it was time to tease the shirt you will be getting with your ticket to our Yakface/SWAN Fan Party. Get your tickets today to insure you’ll get one of these as they will only be available at the Party with your ticket (kids too!).