Our friends at JediDefender direct our attention to new figure images hitting online courtesy of Forbidden Planet. Click on through to check out Admiral Ackbar, Fifth Brother (Imperial Inquisitor) and Tasu Leech (Kanjiklub Gang Leader).
Hot Toys has added new accessories to be included with their 1:6 Scale Rey figure(s) from The Force Awakens.
The desert gear head wrap with goggles can now be freely put onto Rey’s headsculpt to provide an additional look for our beloved scavenger or have the head wrap cover the whole face to reenact the opening scene of the movie!
Furthermore, Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber will now be included for Rey as a bonus accessory!
We’ve just wrapped up another great Yakfinities Customizing Challenge – and with over 40 custom entries, there’s a lot of cool stuff to check out (including which forum members won some prizes) in the Roundup Report!
Disney has revealed details of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens products kept under wraps to preserve surprises for fans.
Click on through for the full press release.
There has been an a-Rey-kening. Have you felt it? Collectors, fans, and now media outlets are all-in on Rey merchandise from the various licensors out there, but the narrative seems to be there is barely any to be had (anywhere) or that it is coming soon. On this weeks show, Flyguy and I wade into the fact and fiction of this topic. Also, we discuss new product images that have been revealed/leaked from Hasbro, Kotobukiya, LEGO and more. And, as always, we wrap things up with our latest reviews and acquisitions. All this and more on Episode 86 of The Realm Recap.
ToyArk has posted an interesting article stating that Funko is expanding further into the 3.75″ scale market with a line Game of Thrones figures (and playset). What sets these apart from their Reaction 5POA line is that these figure look to feature more advanced sculpts and 9 points of articulation including elbow and knee joints.
No word on pricing or availability.
UPDATE: Image removed per Funko’s request.
JediInsider has posted larger carded and loose images of the new Kylo Ren (Unmasked), Nien Nunb and First Order Stormtrooper Squad Leader. Interestingly, Kylo Ren looks to be a mostly new figure featuring all new legs and left arm as well as the unmasked face. Head on over for a closer look.
Entertainment Earth has posted updated product imagery for the Snow Desert assortment Wave 5 which includes new image reveals of Nien Nunb, Kylo Ren (Unmasked) and the First Order Stormtrooper Squad Leader.
Kotobukiya has revealed Kylo Ren, their latest ARTFX+ statue, from The Force Awakens.
The shrouded Kylo Ren accompanies the First Order in their quest to control the galaxy. As he aids this campaign new information surfaces about the whereabouts of a Jedi Master that will lead him on a direct course to face his past. Display Kylo Ren with his hood up or down in 8 unique poses with the included action parts.
ARTFX+ Statues are fun-to-assemble pre-painted snap-fit kits that can be put together easily in seconds without glue or modeling skill. Kylo Ren is perfectly scaled (1/10) to the figures in the ARTFX+ line and comes with magnets in his feet for extra stability on the included metal display base. Display this Dark Force-wielder alongside other Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens figure kits from Kotobukiya!
You can pre-order now with an available of July 2016.
Star Wars Rebels is set to return in a big way next week (January 20) with the series debut of Princess Leia in the episode: “A Princess In Lothal”. Head on over to TV Insider for the exclusive report.
Gizmodo has posted an article regarding the development of a new wearable piece of tech from Sphero to control their popular BB-8. The wrist-worn device uses simple hand gestures to control the rolling droid rather than relying on an app on a smartphone. It will be available later this year as standalone purchase or bundled with BB-8. Also stated in their article is Sphero’s plan to release a weathered/battle-damaged version of the droid as well.
K & C Collectibles has added New Black Series 3.75″ Action Figures (Rey, Finn, Poe and Han), New Titanium Vehicles, Boba Fett ESB Shogun 24″ figure, Star Wars Insider #162 Comic Edition Cover and more Light-up Lightsaber Chopsticks. Click the NEW PRODUCT link for a complete list of recently added items.
All the attention is around The Force Awakens, but we’d be remiss to not mention that there have been some great new fan-fiction stories being shared in the photonovel section of our forums recently .
With great special effects, custom figures, dioramas and creative storytelling, both of these artists continue to up their game – check out their latest efforts and other fan stories in the Yakface Forums after the jump!