Frank and the crew will be celebrating 15 years of Star Wars Celebrations & will be premiering an entirely new build in April. So get ready for the Hot Wheels Death Star Trench Run, where you can build, play and WIN some great prizes!
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For those stockroom hunters, it looks like the Target Exclusive 6″ Imperial AT-ACT Driver will be hitting shelves around the last week of March. We can also exclusively provide the DPCI for this figure as 087-06-1115.
To those that ordered the ECCC/F.Y.E. Exclusive POP! Muftak yesterday, check your inboxes as cancellation notifications are being sent out. Word is that they will still be hitting brick and mortar stores but that is little consolation to those that don’t have an F.Y.E. store in close proximity.
Update: the plot thickens. Click on through for F.Y.E.’s latest response to the cancelled orders.
Sponsor DorksideToys now has the Rogue OneJedha Revolt multipack in stock and ready to ship. This set includes Edrio Two Tubes, Saw Gerrera, Jyn Erso and Imperial Hovertank Pilot. Order yours today and look for our full toyguide entry for this set to go live tomorrow.
Lucasfilm has filed two new trademark applications for something called “Star Wars: Rivals”. The descriptions are as follows:
“Apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; audio books; audio recordings; audio and visual recordings; video game software; computer programs and software; downloadable electronic publications; downloadable game software; downloadable mobile applications; consumer electronics and accessories therefor; eyeglasses and sunglasses and accessories therefor; binoculars; decorative magnets; graduated rulers; microphones; helmets; flotation vests; protective face masks not for medical purposes; snorkels; swimming goggles; swim masks”
PROS: An amazing recreation and likeness to Maz Kanata’s design from The Force Awakens. The sculpting overall is exquisite with many different textures and fabrics capturing in the polystone medium. The colors are vibrant – from her orangish skin to her clothing and jewelry – as well as having a nice wash to bring out the fine wrinkles and folds. The inclusion of the swappable arms allows for two display options which is nice to have with some of these static pieces.
CONS: Must be a PG Member to purchase ($120) which will probably drive the after market price higher in the future. Could benefit from some tightening in the paint apps, especially on the hand gripping the lightsaber.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery to judge for yourself whether this bust is worth adding to your collection.
K & C Collectibles is offering FREE SHIPPING on orders over $50 to continental USA customers. Your shipping address must be within the 48 contiguous states. We added Legacy Collection Build-A-Droid figures and 30th Anniversary Action Figures. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
Customizer Peakob1 shows off his latest custom figures, as part of his vision of what a 40th Anniversary line should look like from Hasbro. Head on over to the forums to check it all out!
Personal Note: In my humble opinion, these kit bashed repaints honoring the original trilogy blow Hasbro’s 40th Anniversary line out of the water. Imagine figures like these, on vintage-esque cards… ’nuff said.
Members of the Elite Series Collectors group on Facebook are reporting* the discovery for 3 “new” Elite Series figures coming soon to Disney Stores in the UK (and the US). Soon, you be able to add Riot Gear Stormtrooper, Finn with Lightsaber and Squad Leader Stormtrooper to your collection. Also of interest is a slight packaging refresh for the line which looks to universalize the box to cut down the cost of printing, requiring only a sticker to differentiate each character.
Thanks to Corey for First Order Transmissions for the heads-up.
Now that dust from Toy Fair has settled, we are only a few weeks away from Celebration Orlando so I thought I’d give a little preview of what I’m working on to commemorate that and Yakface.com’s 20 year milestone.
Experience Rogue One: A Star Wars Story again — and go behind the scenes with a galaxy of bonus features — when the thrilling tale of rebellion comes home on Digital HD (March 24) and Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand (April 4).
You can check out the different retailer exclusives and formats at StarWars.com. Preorders open tomorrow (February 23).