Gizmodo has posted the first look at the rumored 3.75″ Black Series die cast figures from the 40th Anniversary Collection. The line launches soon with 5 characters from A New Hope that includes Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo. Each $15 figure includes an interlocking display base and backdrops featuring a film setting and character portrait. Click the image above for a closer look.
UPDATE: For the curious, you can add the following Walmart info to your Brickseek searches for the announced figures above:
SKU 55335328 / UPC 630509536511
SKU 55335329 / UPC 630509536528
SKU 55335330 / UPC 630509536542
SKU 55335331 / UPC 630509536559
SKU 55335332 / UPC 630509536566
Gentle Giant has sent out to its PG Members a preview of the final packaging for the upcoming Jumbo Kenner Han Solo in Carbonite Chamber announced back in April. PG Members can expect to receive the final product in late March/early April. Until then, click through for a behind-the-scenes look at a sample/press sheet for the cardback.
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Our friends at Jedi-Bibliothek have received intel that the Force Friday merchandise roll out for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will allegedly begin globally on September 1, 2017. With the problems that surrounded The Force Awakens event, let’s hope that the products for the sequel have better distribution on launch day.
The official Star Wars Celebration website has updated today giving collectors a first look at the popular Star Tots for this year’s event.
Sponsor DorksideToys has started receiving their cases of 6″ Black Series Baze Malbus and Chirrut Îmwe as have begun filling preorders for those that ordered these in-demand figures.
Amazing deals continue to be found in the decimated clearance aisles of Walmart. Dave C. reports finding the 3.75″ U-Wing in Colorado blown out at $7.50 and Darth C. report picking up the TFA Millennium Falcon for $17.50 at his Orlando store. Nice finds!
We have received official confirmation from Hasbro that the figures for the Rogue One Wave 4 (Admiral Raddus, Fenn Rau, Galen Erso, Lt. Sefla) and the Bistan vs Shoretrooper Captain 2pk will NOT be online exclusives and will be available at major brick and mortar outlets in the Spring.
ScreenRant.com has posted an exclusive figure look at several rumored figures coming this spring to stores*. Click on through to check them out!
*Rumors have been swirling that some of these items would be online exclusives but the article claimed that they will be available at retail as well.
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Yesterday, Dave Filoni took to social media to praise Funko’s selection of Star Wars Rebels POP! figures. In the group shot, you can see the March Smuggler’s Bounty Exclusive Maul as well as another figure rumored to be pack alongside him – can you spot it?
Twitter follower @rcmadiax reports finding part of the 3.75″ Rogue One (wave 3) at Walmart in Pittsburgh. Anyone else stumbling onto this wave at retail? Send us your reports or post in the comment section or forums to help our your fellow collectors!
The auction has since ended, but an amazing 12″ custom Princess Leia figure was recently available on eBay.
This hand crafted figure portrait from ROTJ truly captures the essense of Carrie Fisher’s beauty in ROTJ. Given her recent passing, I couldn’t help but share.
I hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as I did. For more pics of this amazing work of art, click here.
Filming has begun for the Han Solo stand alone Star Wars film. The production name is titled “Red Cup” as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the Solo® red plastic cups. Star Wars “Red Cup” is being directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord.
Twitter follower EpcotServo reports finding part of Wave 3 of the Rogue One basic figures (Jyn Erso – Imperial Ground Crew Disguise and Bodhi Rook) at a Walmart in Florida.
You’re sure to hit a bullseye if you seek the right digits. Once you figure out the code* post it in the comment section.
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NY Toy Fair gets under way in a few weeks and, as you know, this year marks the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Packaging across many brands will display the above logo and the return of the iconic double racing stripe — at least until the marketing push for The Last Jedi begins that is.
UPDATE: JediNews is currently posting their coverage of the UK Toy Fair in London and this post confirms our teaser from earlier today. Revell’s packaging design always carries the current (or in this case, upcoming) line look for the Star Wars brand and we expect it will be no different for the 40th Anniversary branded products.