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Custom 3D Printed 3.75″ Scale Rathtar

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Industrial designer Brad Harris has designed and printed this fully articulated Rathtar (via 3D printing) for the 3.75″ scale complete with Black Series style packaging. It is really a thing to behold. Head on over to his site to check out this impressive piece and more, like this 3.75″ Scale TIE Defender and Krayt Dragon.

Hasbro, hire this man!

Jimmy Kimmel Previews 6″ Black Series Princess Leia (Sort of)

Last night, Jimmy Kimmel had a special “Force Awakens” themed show featuring the stars of the film and director J.J. Abrams. Check out the custom 6″ Black Series version of Abrams as Han Solo and Jimmy as Princess Leia which incidentally provides a pretty clear look the upcoming 6″ figure – the body and soft goods anyway.

Thanks to HunterPR’s Justin Aclin for the heads-up.

eFX Collectibles Death Star Surface Module Set 1 Preorder

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eFX Collectibles is now taking preorders for their Convention Exclusive Death Star “High Altitude” Surface Modules Set 1.

Includes
– Set of 6 “High Altitude” Death Star modules
– Metal Plaque
– Wall mountable black acrylic
– Prop Story/COA
Retail price is $149.00 and ships free within the continental US.

Episode #73: Force Friday – Substance or Spectacle?

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The Realm Recap is back after an extended break, but in our absence, plenty of news broke by way of crowd sourcing as Force Friday product continues to leak on to store shelves. We take a look at the latest reveals as well as our thoughts on the planned 18-hour  global “unboxing” event from Disney/Lucasfilm. Officially, Disney did release their Infinity 3.0 system and the reviews are generally very positive. We close things out with a discussion on the new micro teaser Lucasfilm released via Instagram, Topps Trading Card app praises and our latest toys acquisitions. All this and much more on Episode #73 of The Realm Recap!

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DIY LED Frame Project for The Force Awakens‬ Poster

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Since acquiring the teaser poster for The Force Awakens via Disney Movie Rewards, I knew I’d want a special way to display it without spending a fortune on a dedicated backlit display case. Click on through to find out how you can build one yourself with the simplest of tools and the least amount of money. We’re all saving up for Force Friday, right?

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Black Series Captain Rex Quick Fix

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There has been a lot of commentary out there about the helmet size of the new Captain Rex (#09) figure from The Black Series being too small. There is a very easy “fix” that most people can do if you have some older Clone Wars Rex figures laying about. Click on through for a quick fix on bringing that shrunken head version back to the front lines of your collection.

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Episode #63: A Collector and His Money Are Soon Parted

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The Realm Recap is back after the Memorial Day Weekend bring and in our absence, there were plenty of developments in collecting. Collectors success at retail has started to improve as more folks are finding Black Series figures (in both scales) at their local stores. eBay caused a bit of a frenzy this week as a notorious seller posted the first auction for a collectible from The Force Awakens — a 6″ First Order Stormtrooper which closed at a ridiculous price. Is it legit??? Also this week, new store finds from LEGO, product news for Disney Infinity 3.0, custom 6″ figures and vehicles as well as a new character name revealed fro The Force Awakens! It’s all on Episode 63 of The Realm Recap!

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