Acme Archives has announced a new Star Wars Character Key for SDCC featuring Rebel pilot Porkins from Star Wars: A New Hope. It is lmited to only 250 piece.
Acme’s Character Keys are composed of a cel layer floated over a lithographic background. The cel features a color rendition of the character while the background features sketches and color reference. Each character key comes matted with a title tag and a certificate of authenticity. Matted measurements are 8 inches by 6 inches.
Boring Conversation Anyway returns after a far too lengthy hiatus as Dan Curto, Eddie from DorksideToys, Flyguy and myself (Jayson) wax nostalgic for toys and memories surrounding arguably the best* Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back.
*From a certain point of view
Funko has announced their next wave of SDCC Exclusive items and have revealed their POP! Princess Leia (Boushh) Unmasked figure. Click on over to Funko’s blog for this and more exclusives!
Hasbro is pleased to once again invite you to help determine its next STAR WARS Fans’ Choice figure! And for the first time ever, the STAR WARS Fans’ Choice poll will choose a 6-inch scale STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES figure! Click on through for the details
UPDATE: Our poll will be closing tonight at 7pm EST so we can tally the remainder of the votes to submit to Hasbro. If you haven’t voted, now’s the time…
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The Realm Recap is back with special guest Dan Curto as we discuss the highlights in collecting and Star Wars news from the past week. A new, cryptic list has leaked for products set for the September 4 launch of The Force Awakens merchandise. Several new SDCC exclusives from Jakks, Funko and Gentle Giant were announced and we discuss the latest in gaming news with new videos for Battlefront Disney Infinity 3.0 and The Old Republic. All of this and much more on Episode #66 of The Realm Recap!
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The hobby may be slow right now, but customizers always find a way to make even the dark times a bit brighter with their creative works by sharing them with the community.
So we kick things off on this Customizer Mega Spotlight with Peakob1, who shows off yet again another group of amazing Clone Wars custom figures. Check them out here.
Next, mousedroidhoojib has created something truly unique; Padme Amidala in a bio-hazard suit!
Also, General Rieeken really is outdated by today’s standards, so check out how forum member Customjedi is fixing that.
Last but not least, forum member CloneTroopr shows off a fantastic custom of Republic Commando Gregor.
Got some customs to share? Head on over to the forums and show us what you’ve got!
With all the new rumors floating around the net recently, including more supposed leaked images, discussions are heating up in our forums regarding the possibilities for Hasbro’s Fall lineup that we anticipate will be revealed (at least in part) at SDCC next month.
Head on over to the forums to join in the Episode VII toys discussion, but be aware that spoilers apply!
Forum member CloneCrazy is at it again, with another outstanding installment in his photonovel series, Will of the Force.
Head on over to the forums to check out his latest chapter, and be sure to leave him some feedback for his efforts!
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.
Rebelscum has posted word of another SDCC Exclusive from Jakks Pacific which was teased at Celebration Anaheim. The 20″ First Appearance Boba Fett is based on the original deco from when the armor was worn during the San Anselmo County Fair in 1978.
This piece is limited to one per customer at a retail price of $50.
Our friends at JediDefender directed us to this instagram post revealing a carded version of the Kubrick Vintage L-Slot Rocket Firing Boba Fett as this year’s gift to attendees of the MedicomToy PARCO event.
Entertainment Earth is now taking preorders for the Hikari Sofubi E-3PO vinyl figure from Funko. It is limited to 500 piece and retails for $79.99
Entertainment Earth has announced their convention exclusive 20″ Hologram Darth Vader figure from Jakks Pacific. Available only at the Entertainment Earth Booth (#2343), the figure retails for $59.99 and is limited to 1000 pieces.
Complex.com has announced an new SDCC exclusive mini Dagobah set coming from LEGO. It features 177 pieces and will retail for $39.99. Head to Complex.com for the full details.
Funko has released their next wave of SDCC Exclusives and today they announced their Gold Chrome POP! C-3PO and Hikari 501st Clone Trooper. Click on over to Funko’s blog for these reveals and more.