Last year’s SDCC was a bit of a letdown as product for The Force Awakens was kept heavily under wraps until Force Friday (and the preceding leaks). This year, it looks like the mystery box won’t be under lock and key as much as Hasbro is set to reveal new products from Rogue One starting tomorrow.
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No, it’s not a synopsis for a Season 3 episode of Star Wars Rebels, Arnie from Star Wars Action News has posted word that Hasbro is interesting in getting the sought after 6″ Black Series Darth Maul and X-wing Pilot Luke Skywalker back to retail.
You can see Arnie’s exact quote on their Facebook page.
ToysRUs is now taking orders for their exclusive 6″ Black Series Astromech Droids Set for $54.99
Thanks to Corey from First Order Transmissions/The Cargo Hold for the heads up.
Entertainment Earth Exclusive! The droids you are looking for are here. Celebrating the entire Star Wars saga and the 10th anniversary of our super-popular, sold-out, 2006 exclusive astromech droid sets, this amazing new Star Wars action figure gift set will knock your socks off! The sextet of astromech droids comes to you in a specially designed R2-D2-shaped box with 3 3/4-inch scale action figures. Each droid sports multiple points of articulation, similar to the collector-favorite figures of The Vintage Collection. Dating back as early as the 1977 version of the original Star Wars movie, and all the way to the recent The Clone Wars animated series, this set has robots with personality you won’t want to live without. Each figure includes rolling wheels on their feet, plus jointed domes, ankles, shoulders, and maybe even a few other surprises.
Click on through for the details for each figure. Preorder yours here.
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Topps will once again be having a presence at San Diego Comic-Con this week. Click on through for details on their exclusives and more.
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Here is a first look at the rumored SDCC Exclusive 6″ Black Series Sergeant Jyn Erso figure from Rogue One.
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-Inch Jyn Erso Pack
(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99)
Bring the action of the highly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film to life with THE BLACK SERIES Jyn Erso Pack! A highly skilled soldier in the Rebel Alliance, Jyn Erso is an impetuous, defiant warrior eager to bring the battle to the Empire. This impressive 6-inch scale figure features extensive articulation and realistic character design. Look for this to be available through HasbroToyShop after the convention as well and at Fan Expo Canada.
Thanks to Richard R. for the info.
UPDATE: For the full press release, visit BusinessWire.com and click through for additional images provided by Hasbro.
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Following the success of STAR WARS: The Force Awakens and in anticipation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story releasing on December 16, 2016, STAR WARS fans will be eager to stop by Hasbro’s Comic-Con booth for exciting reveals and hands-on product experiences.
Join members of the Hasbro STAR WARS team for a panel on Friday, July 22nd at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the popular product line. Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure offerings, and word on the Holonet is there may also be a few surprises, including a special product reveals. Following the panel, fans can swing by the Hasbro booth at 1:30 p.m. to check-out the Hasbro design team in action as they begin the sketch for the 2016 Black Series fan vote winning figure. And don’t miss the opportunity to pose in the booth wearing your favourite Star Wars cosplay and post your photo on Twitter using #HasbroSWCosplay for a chance to win the convention exclusive STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES Figure.
Other exciting STAR WARS activities you won’t want to miss include poster giveaways, cosplay contests and STAR WARS Bladebuilders lightsaber training sessions.
On this episode of “The Cargo Hold,” Jayson and Corey are joined by Chris of “The Bad Motivator” and “First Order Transmissions.” We go over the following:
*Star Wars Celebration Europe Hasbro reveals
*Hasbro Star Wars Nerdist reveals including Hera with A-Wing, a new Rey figure, and more
*Our thoughts on the new Jyn Erso Rogue One figure
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Entertainment Earth has teased a new, upcoming exclusive to be revealed tomorrow that features SIX 3.75″ super-articulated figures – five of which are making their action figure debut!
Head on over for the full details. Who do you think will be included in this intriguing set? Leave a comment with your speculation.
The official Hasbro Fans’ Choice Poll is now open on StarWars.com and, honestly some of the choices are surprising. The finalist are:
In this week’s episode, Jayson Krebsbach from Yakface.com and Paul Harrison from JediTempleArchives.com return to the show to discuss in roundtable format the results of Hasbro’s Fan Choice Poll! Hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens also provide a detailed look at the fairly new S.H. Figuarts action figure line by Bandai! Throw in action figure news from the week, a great new logo by Jorge Baeza and a collector calendar breakdown in Episode 19 of TOY RUN!
Stephen Hayford has posted a few additional images for the 6″ Black Series Jyn Erso figure he used for his latest poster that was handed out at Celebration Europe. Click the image above for a closer look.
Funko has announced the next theme for their popular Smuggler’s Bounty subscription box: Death Star! Let the speculation commence as to what exclusive POP! figure(s) may be included.
For those interested in knowing the contents of the Jabba’s Palace box, Funko has posted an unboxing video to their YouTube channel.
Over the weekend, Hot Toys revealed their 1:6 scale Rey’s Speeder from The Force Awakens. Look for this item to make its debut at SDCC in a few days.
Rykrof Enloe is back in an all new adventure in The Enloe Trials Photonovel Series.
For those that haven’t followed the series in the past, this new chapter launches a new story arc and is a great time to start up.