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UPDATE: Hot Toys Reveals First Order Stormtrooper (Jakku Exclusive)

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To celebrate the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Hot Toys has unveiled a new First Order Stormtrooper (Jakku Exclusive) Movie Promo Edition collectible figure!

To celebrate the release of this epic installment of the Star Wars saga, Hot Toys is pleased to officially present today, the MOVIE PROMO EDITION 1/6th scale First Order Stormtrooper (Jakku Exclusive) collectible figure!

The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of First Order Stormtrooper on the desert planet Jakku in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It features the sleekly designed Stormtrooper armor and helmet, a heavy artillery vest, a detachable survival backpack, highly detailed blaster rifle with extended stock, a blaster pistol, and a specially designed Jakku desert-themed figure stand!

Look for official details on its availability soon.

UPDATE: Preorders are now open

Toyguide Update Preview: Darth Vader (Emperor’s Wrath)

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You might have missed this on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram  and Periscope social media channels last night, but I was putting the finishing touches on the toyguide update for the Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Darth Vader (Emperor’s Wrath) and snapped the above photograph. This is not a Photoshop trick or filter, this is the actual figure “lighting up”. Find out how it was achieved by watching the video on our YouTube channel.

New Hot Wheels Faction Cars Hitting Walmart

hotwheel_faction_carsRicky R. shares his latest store find with us on Facebook. Walmart has added a bin of Hot Wheels Star Wars Faction cars. They are as follows:

Darth Maul (Sith)
General Grievous (Separatists)
Clone Trooper (Galactic Republic)
Obi-Wan Kenobi (Jedi)
Luke Skywalker (Rebel Alliance)
Darth Vader (Galactic Empire)
Poe Dameron (Resistance)
Kylo Ren (First Order)

Click the image above for a closer look.

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!

Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel and leave suggestions on what you’d like to see covered on the show.

Also, if you prefer an audio-only version, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.

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