Speaking of Force Link, look for improvements to the technology as well in 2018 with the potential for more phrases and sound effects. We’re learning that it may be called, unsurprisingly, “Force Link 2”.
*Not an official logo.
Hasbro is committed to the Force Link technology in their 3.75″ action figure line and it looks like that trend will continue with products for Solo: A Star Wars Story. We can expect to get at least one Force Link Starter Set (bracelet with a pack-in figure) and possibly in another “flagship” type release in April 2018. Additional details (UPCs/SKUs etc.) for these and other 2018 products will be posted once we have them.
USA Today has revealed the IMAX for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Walgreens and Toys”R”us both have some decent Star Wars sales going on this week, and Walmart stores continue to clearance out “oddball” items that don’t really fit into their planogram. For more details, or to share your own sales/clearances finds, click here!
Here is what we can expect to start see in approximately January for the 6″ Black Series assortment. Again, cases are composed of 8 figures as follows:
6″ Black Series Wave 15/Wave 1 2018)
New! DJ (Canto Bight)
New! Rey (Resistance/Island Journey)
New! Clone Captain Rex (New Face Print)
Captain Poe Dameron (#53 Repack)
Lando Calrissian (#39 Repack)
Imperial Royal Guard (#38 Repack)
Captain Phasma (#06 Repack)
First Order Stormtrooper (#04 Repack)
Update: I forgot to add Royal Guard 😛
K & C Collectibles is offering 15% discount on all in-stock merchandise. New: Fossil Limited Edition Boba Fett Watch, Rebel Commando Statues, Hot Wheels, Rawcliffe Star Wars Pewter Coffee Mugs, Black Series 6″ 2-pack. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
WDW News Today is reporting that Star Tours attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland Park is planning on updating the ride experience giving riders the option of experiences elements of Episode 1-6 or 7-8 and beyond – essentially splitting the characters and locations from the Prequel and Original Trilogies from current Sequel Trilogy (pre- and post-Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm if you will). Head on over to WDWNT for the details.
It is truly amazing what is possible when time and extraordinary talent is applied to Hasbro’s products. Case in point is this jaw-dropping example of OldBoy CTTS’s work on this repaint of the 6″ Black Series Captain Poe Dameron from The Last Jedi. Click the image above for a closer look and then head to his Facebook page for more examples of his astounding work.
There are only 2 days left to secure your order for this month’s Smuggler’s Bounty box from Funko. One of the exclusive items has already been revealed via their blog. Preorders end midnight on November 15.