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#43 Black Series Darth Vader Deco Revision

It appears that the 40th Anniversary Darth Vader that is reissued for the standard Black Series release (#43) is more than just a simple repack. The paint operations on the helmet have been updated significantly in order to achieve an even better likeness to the screen-used helmet by adding more silver to the neck seal portion. This makes 3 unique decos for this sculpt (red eyes, dark eyes, and dark eyes/silver neck). Click the image above for a closer look.

Episode #112: D23/SDCC Pregame Hype

We are back! Join Flyguy and Yakface as we discuss the latest news in Star Wars collecting! A lot has happened since our last show from new 40th Anniversary figures finally being found at retail to the pending announcement of new product at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con which kicks off next week. All this and much more on episode #112 of The Realm Recap.

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Win a 10 Pack of FigureShield Protective Clamshell Cases

FigureShield custom-fit protective clamshells are in production and will start shipping in July. To help spread the word the are giving away 10 packs (valued at $65US each) to 3 randomly chosen entrants. Anyone is free to enter. FigureShield, LLC. will pay shipping costs to winners in the continental United States, winners from outside said area will be responsible for shipping and handling costs plus any and all import fees or customs. 

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40th Anniversary Legacy Pack Display Variant

As if figure and packaging variations weren’t enough, Casey B. tipped me off to a running change for the display frame for the Darth Vader Legacy Pack. First shipments (both red and brown eye variants) included a silver double racing stripe frame. Current shipments now feature white stripes (not the music band). Click the image above that I snapped for closer look.

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UPDATE: Another 40th Anniversary Vader Legacy Pack Variant

Joining all of the wave 2 card variants for the 40th Anniversary Collection, the Darth Vader Legacy Pack box has also received the text adjustment for the age recommendation – switching to all UPPER CASE. Since Target has given up the ghost on carrying this set, you can continue to find steady shipments of these hitting Walmart.

UPDATE: This text change also extends to the Darth Vader cardback inside the box making for 3 distinct carded versions:

“Red Eyes” variant – lower case text
“Dark Eyes” variant – lower case text
“Dark Eyes” variant – UPPER CASE text

Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles has added Shoretrooper KotobukiyaGentle Giant Mini-Bust Rey, Comic 2-Packs, 30th Anniversary Battle Packs and Saga Vehicles and Trilogy Vehicles.  Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.

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Sponsor News: K&C Collectibles

K & C Collectibles has added Black Series 6″, Topps 40th Anniversary Wave 2,  Saga Collection Figures, Revenge of the Sith Action Figures, Bend-Ems and more Titanium Ships.  Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.

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