Can’t wait for the U.S. release date for some of the 6″ Black Series retailer exclusives? Head on over to Robot Kingdom and preorder the Guardians of Evil 4pk., Supreme Leader Snoke with Throne, Kylo Ren with Throne Room, Obi-Wan Kenobi (Force Spirit), and First Order Stormtrooper with Gear
Robot Kingdom expects them for early October shipping.
Toys”R”Us is now taking preorders for their exclusive Force Link First Order Starter Set (first revealed on Yahoo.com) which includes a First Order Stormtrooper Executioner and an Elite Praetorian Guard with Whip Staff. Click the image above for a closer look then preorder yours today.
Hot Toys has announced a few new 1:6 scale offerings for The Last Jedi: an all-new BB-8* with interchangeable arms, BB-9E*, a BB-8 with BB-9E set with bonus MSE droid*. Both BB units feature LED light effects. You can also see in the background the new First Order Stormtrooper from The Last Jedi is coming soon as well. Look for these to go up for preorder through Sideshow Collectibles soon.
Update: All three options are now available for preorder at Sideshow Collectibles.
Tomorrow, September 15, is the cut off for this month’s Smuggler’s Bounty box from Funko. One POP! has already been officially revealed. Look for the rest of the contents for this Jedi theme box to hit tomorrow.
Voting is now open for our next Yakfinities Customizing Challenge, which kicks off October 1. We’ll leave this poll open for 10 days, which allows registered Yakface Forum members to cast their vote on what theme they like most.
And don’t forget – our current Yakfinities (Mini Rigs) is still live through the month of September!
Sideshow has also posted a preview for Hot Toys’ upcoming sixth scale Praetorian Guard from The Last Jedi. Sign the RSVP list for notification of availability at SideshowToy.com
Sideshow has posted a preview for Hot Toys’ upcoming sixth scale Elite Praetorian Guard from The Last Jedi. Sign the RSVP list for notification of availability at SideshowToy.com
Plenty of Wave 1 in stock, vehicles, Black Series Centerpieces and more. Plus wave 2 pre-order, case packs of many popular Black Series 6″ & plenty others. Free US Shipping options as usual.
Disney and Lucasfilm have also announced that Episode IX will be pushed back from its scheduled May 2019 release date to December 20, 2019.
A reddit user DarthCaloNord found that there is an unannounced exclusive Sphero R2-Q5 coming soon to Apple stores while scrubbing through the Sphero Droids app code. The product itself seems to be confirmed via this hidden page on Sphero’s website.
Thanks to Prensa Imperial for the heads up.
UPDATE: The page on Sphero’s website has been removed.
Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that J.J. Abrams will now return to write and direct Episode IX after the departure of Colin Trevorrow.
Last week, Funko announced several of their exclusive POP! planned for NYCC. It now appears (based on a leaked database image on Instagram) that the POP Deluxe Boba Fett with Slave I will be a shared exclusive with Toys”R”Us.
An image of the upcoming Walgreens Exclusive POP! Medical Droid (2-1B) from Funko has been posted by Australian retailer Popcultcha. Watch for an official announcement from Funko soon.
Thanks to my Funko squad for the alert.
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Hasbro.com has updated their site announcing that the 6″ Black Series Captain Rex will be available for sale on Sept. 20 on HasbroToyShop.com. For the Republic, and your collections, plan accordingly.
Update: It will also be available for sale through Forbidden Planet at MCM Comic-Con on October 27-29. Thanks to PaulSkywalker for the update.