Reports are coming in from coast to coast that wave 2 of the 40th Anniversary Collection is being found at Target. Black Series collector groups on Facebook and our friend Corey from First Order Transmissions reports snagging these over the extended holiday break through today.
Good luck to all those in need.
Thanks to an image shared via the 6″ Black Series Collectors Facebook group, collectors can now start to expect wave 2 of the 40th Anniversary Collection to start hitting Target soon.
While heading to the cabin for the extended holiday weekend, I thought I’d try my luck at a couple “backwoods” Walmarts. My first stop (Pine City, MN) yielded a 40th Anniversary Jawa and Death Squad Commander, but my second stop was where I really hit the jackpot…
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Hasbro has sent word to distributors that open preorders/backorders for the 40th Anniversary Collection wave 1 (consisting of Han, Luke, Leia, Obi-Wan and R2-D2) will not be fulfilled as the wave has reached out of production status.
A few well timed tweets from us this afternoon resulted in Twitter follower @1JosephBOrtiz scoring wave 2 of the 40th Anniversary Collection of 6″ figures from his local TRU in Arizona.
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Twitter follower Manu N. reports finding wave 2 at a Toys”R”Us in Milford, Connecticut. Nice find!!!
Reports are coming in (and being posted on various Facebook collector groups) that Wave 2 of the 40th Anniversary Collection is starting to hit Toys”R”Us across the US. Time to start popping into your local store if you’ve taken it out of your regular toy runs.
We managed to secure an extra GameStop Exclusive 6″ 40th Anniversary R5-D4 and we’re giving it away!* We want to know if there was one more figure to be released on the Vintage-style card back for the 6″ line, who would it be? Simply leave a comment here on this article (not our social media postings) with your answer.
We will leave the submissions open until 11:59pm ET on Friday, May 19. and announce the winner on Saturday, May 20.
*Giveaway is open to US residents only.
Update: in winter has been selected. Check the comments section to see if you’re the winner.
Roll into your local GameStop if you still need to scavenge their exclusive 6″ R5-D4. Don’t blow a motivator though if they are out of stock.
Thanks to @scottfromtulsa for the report.