Yakface reader “J A” writes in with his latest acquisition:
My Disney Store Fett arrived today. It’s as good as I was hoping. Still, it’s a little strange to hear Jango’s voice come out of it…
Nice score “J A”!
ToysRUs.ca has posted a placeholder for a new Star Wars Rebels themed Mission Series set that includes Ezra Bridger and Kanan Jarrus figures, and also a secret figure of a mysterious hologram from Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Thanks to JTA for the heads up.
UPDATE: the set has been removed from the TRU Canada website
On this week’s show we discuss the latest in toy news hitting online, in store and our pocketbooks. Also, there is an apparent disturbance in the Force surrounding a certain Dark Lord of the Sith figure that is making its way to collectors. Flyguy and I get our heads on straight to discuss whether or not it’s warranted or should be ignored. This and much more on The Realm Recap! Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.
Also, if you prefer an audio-only version, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.
Our current customizing challenge focuses on custom made Merchant figures, and runs through the end of September. That means there’s still plenty of time to roll up your sleeves and start on your own custom figure for this Yakfinities.
So head on over to the forums, and check out the details and the latest entries too. And remember, our love runs deep for our participants so as always we’ll have some random winners selected that will receive some pretty cool prizes.
Medicom Toy has also updated announcing the 400% Be@rbrick Jango Fett figure. Limited to 1000 pcs., this large scale Be@rbrick will be available later this month for 7,800￥ (around $100+) thorough US importers.
MedicomToy has updated today with official details for their 6″ (160mm) MAFEX Stormtrooper. Look for its release in May 2015 for about $50+ through US importers.
Our latest Customizer Spotlight focuses once again on the great work of forum member Evilivo, who demonstrates with a little additional tweaking and precision; just how amazing the Black Series Yoda figure can be. Head on over to the forums for a closer look.
Forum member Jodo has posted a nice read on his blog about the issues we as collectors are facing these days.
Remember what it was like to actually look forward to walking into a retail store and know you had a fair chance at finding a Star Wars item you actually wanted to buy? Remember when Hasbro was more creative and able to interest kids with their toys? Do you recall the pre-2012 disaster with Hasbro, when they were doing an effective job at managing the Star Wars brand?
Massive Warehouse Clearance Sale @Dorksidetoys. Star Wars, Marvel, GI JOE, & More…
Get a first look at Star Wars: Commander, a new action-strategy combat game coming to iOS devices! Build your base as you choose a side in the Galactic Civil War; will you take over the galaxy as the Empire, or command Rebel heroes to restore freedom?
Download the free game today for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The Brick Fan sends word that LEGO will be offering a unique version of the Star Wars Rebels “The Ghost” Microfighter at Fan Expo Canada (Aug. 28-31). Aside from the exclusive packaging, this set differs from the SDCC version as it includes a Kanan Jarrus minifigure (SDCC version included “Chopper”). This set is only available at Booth #748 for a limited time at a first come, first served basis.