Hallmark has updated their site with their 2014 Dreambook of Keepsake Ornaments which feature 6 new ornaments including, Yoda (Peekbuster), The Rise of Darth Vader, Sandcrawler, Scout Trooper, LEGO Boba Fett and the Cantina Band. They also reveal, via press release, this year’s convention/event exclusive ornament – The Wampa – complete with velvety flocking.
Thanks to JediNews for the head-up.
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Our friends at Imperial Holocron have alerted us to news that Hallmark will be adding the Star Wars license to their new line of Itty Bittys plush figures. Watch for Luke, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan, Jawa, R2-D2, and C-3PO coming this September to a Gold Crown store near you. Click the image above for the checklist.
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, Hallmark is presenting Christmas Tree Tidbits, which include a variety of facts and stats about the beloved tradition of decorating Christmas trees. One of the graphics features Yoda and Star Wars themed Keepsake Ornaments. Which has now reached an impressive (most impressive) 98 ornaments.
StarWars.com has posted a feature tonight showcasing not only the 2013 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, but the 2014 Assortment as well! They include
- An Imperial Scout Trooper from Return of the Jedi.
- The Jawa Sandcrawler as seen in A New Hope.
- The Cantina Band from A New Hope, accompanied by sound from the film.
- Darth Vader’s transformation in Revenge of the Sith.
- The LEGO Star Wars rendition of bounty hunter Boba Fett.
- A Peekbuster motion-detecting ornament featuring Yoda. This will work similarly to the popular Darth Vader Peekbuster released last year.
Just a reminder that this weekend (July 13-14) is the Keepsake Ornament Premiere and Hallmark Gold Crown stores. Along with all of the general release items, be sure not to miss out on this year’s Limited Edition Boushh ornament.
Created especially for event sales, this Keepsake Ornament captures Luke Skywalker’s struggle with the savage creature dwelling below Jabba the Hutt’s palace as seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi™.
This event-exclusive Star Wars™ ornament will be available at Comic-Con International in San Diego (SDCC) and at New York Comic Con (NYCC).
There is another… Yesterday we posted an image from the 2013 Hallmark Dream Book and today we follow up with an image courtesy of Bill G. via Yulelog.com, of this year’s limited edition Boushh ornament – exclusive to Gold Crown stores this July. Click the image above for a closer look.
Hallmark has posted their annual Dream Book showcasing the 2013 Keepsake ornaments. Click the image above to check out an exclusive high res image of the Star Wars offerings this year which include Jango Fett, AT-ST Walker, Wicket & Teebo, Jabba the Hutt w/C-3PO and a LEGO Star Wars Yoda.
These Keepsake Ornaments are also joined by the Event Exclusive “Wrath of the Rancor” ornament available only at SDCC and NYCC as reported by JediNews.
In 2007 Matthew Reinhart brought a new dimension to Star Wars books with Star Wars: A Pop Up Guide to the Galaxy, a book that helped redefine what a pop-up book could be for Star Wars fans. It quickly became a New York Times Bestseller and now Matthew is back with his follow up–Star Wars: A Galactic Pop-Up Adventure. General Grievous, Acklay, and more, this book has light up features, sounds, and so much more! And on this week’s Star Wars Action News, Matthew joins Arnie and Marjorie to discuss this new prequel era book for fans of all ages!
Also for fans of all ages, this past week Hasbro and Lucasfilm announced Star Wars Angry Birds, a videogame with toy tie-ins from Hasbro including an Early Angry Bird Kit! Some fans disdain this new license while others embrace it. Hear both sides of the discussion on this week’s podcast.
With new Hallmark Keepsake ornaments, a hands-on review of the new Hasbro Toys R Us exclusive Speeder Bike, your voicemails, news from New York Comic Con and more, it’s all on this week’s Star Wars Action News podcast!
Two new Keepsake ornaments will be available today at select Hallmark Gold Crown stores during their Keepsake Ornament Debut. Look for the Darth Vader Peekbuster and the LEGO Imperial Stormtrooper.
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