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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Hasbro Design Director Steve Evans has replied via or Instagram page regarding the complaints of the 6″ Princess Leia figure on display at Celebration Europe.
“the Leia figure shown at SWCE is a pre-production ‘first shot’ and is not final deco. We are addressing the delicacies of lips, eyes and eyebrows. The hood is also not stitched as it will be in final product.”
Star Wars Celebration has reveal the first Rogue One Black Series figure: Sergeant Jyn Erso.
Note the continuation of the red/black line look.
Image courtesy @_ericpfeifer
During the live stream from Star Wars Celebration Europe, Ashley Eckstein gave the world the first look at the Ahsoka POP! figure from Star Wars Rebels. Look for it exclusively at Hot Topic this fall.
The Realm Recap returns this week and we’re in full “con mode” as more and more exclusives have been announced. Hasbro as lifted the veil on theirs with the reveal of three 6″ Black Series items not to mention the return of the Fan’s Choice poll! Hasbro has also shown off some new products that we can expect to see in aisles this fall. Funko and Sideshow/Hot Toys have even more announcements this week with new POP!s hitting stores and preorders going online. Finally, Flyguy and I run down the latest book announcements including Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Life Debt which has clear ties to The Force Awakens. All of this and much more on Episode 101 of The Realm Recap.
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Continue reading Episode #101: Who Will Be The Chosen One(s)?
Our friends at JediNews have posted the first look at the complete packaging presentation for the Celebration Europe exclusive 6″ Black Series Kylo Ren (Unmasked) figure.
Head on over to their Facebook page to check it out.
Looks like Disney Store will be offering a few exclusives at Celebration Europe next week as an ad for the event reveals a new Elite Series FN-2187 Die Cast figure as well as a Limited Edition Captain Phasma figurine. Look for official details on these items and more soon.
UPDATE: A call to the Disney Store (courtesy of Brad Berry) as uncovered that this figures will be released on July 18.
Can’t make it to London for Star Wars Celebration Europe? Not a problem — The Star Wars Show and StarWars.com are bringing the galaxy’s biggest party this side of the Ewok Village to you.
StarWars.com has the full details,
Hasbro has passed along to us clean images of the 6″ Black Series Exclusives revealed today. Click on through to check them out plus details on where and when you can purchase them.
Continue reading 6″ Black Series Convention Exclusive Images (Watermark Free)
EW.com has revealed two new 6″ Black Series exclusives set for release at Celebration Europe and SDCC. The first is Kylo Ren with alternate “unmasked head”, Vader’s charred helmet and First Order banner ($34.99). The second, is Obi-Wan Kenobi complete with soft goods robe and table which lights up a holographic Princess Leia. ($44.99)
Head to EW.com for the full details.
UPDATE: As we shared yesterday via Twitter, Hasbro has confirmed via Instagram that BOTH figures will be available through HasbroToyShop after SDCC.
JediNews has posted official details for the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Prototype Boba Fett character car.
To commemorate the early conception of one of cinema’s most popular characters, Hot Wheels has created a new look for the Boba Fett Character Car. Complete with an all-white colour palette, twin turbo engines, a rear jet pack and several of the bounty hunter’s weapons extending from the hood, this exclusive Character Car is a must-have for Hot Wheels and Star Wars collectors alike.
Now with reviews of Walmart’s exclusive Wave 3 Black Series figures!
Highly detailed, highly articulated Star Wars 3.75-inch figures are the mainstay of many fans’ collections. The news that The Force Awakens would only see a handful of these Black Series figures, and that they would be Walmart exclusives, made fans worry if these new toys would be obtainable. The third wave, with versions of Han Solo, General Leia, and Captain Phasma from The Force Awakens, has been elusive and fetched north of $40 per figure on eBay. But now, finally, the dam has broken and these figures are showing up coast to coast–including in the Star Wars Action News studio! On this week’s show hear a review of these latest figures and see if they’re worth more toy runs!
Yet while the Black Series 3.75-inch figures have been elusive, the main line of figures, with five points of articulation, are available at every store. Fans were divided on these detailed, but hard-to-pose figures. Now, enter Kozy–a figure customizer who has created cardbacks that elevate these figures from average to epic! He joins the Star Wars Action News hosts to talk about these cards and his inspiration for making them.
With a look at upcoming exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con International and Celebration Europe, new online sales, and much more, it’s all in this Wampa-sized episode of Star Wars Action News
Star Wars Celebration has announced that Tamashii Nations will be offering an exclusive Teppo Ashigaru Sandtrooper at their booth (#S803) during the show next month.
Announcing the Celebration Europe 2016 Collector Track Medallions! Continuing with the tradition of awesome giveaways, the Collecting Track will be handing out enameled medallions at the panels! Absolutely free! Each pewter medallion shows a detailed view of a vintage Kenner Star Wars toy! They will make awesome companion pieces to both our popular Star Tot and Celebration Medallion giveaways of the past, and are something that you can appreciate for years to come! Collect all 12!
Funko is proud to announce its presence at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016! They’ve partnered with Underground Toys to provide four Pop! vinyl bobblehead exclusives for the show, with an emphasis on the original Star Wars trilogy!
Click on over to check out Luke Skywalker (Bespin Encounter), Luke Skywalker (Yavin Ceremony), Han Solo (Yavin Ceremony) and 4-LOM and head to Booth #S203 to get your Star Wars Celebration Europe Funko Exclusives!