The date for the next chapter in the Star Wars saga has been announced! Episode IX will hit theater May 24, 2019! As a bonus, Lucasfilm has also announced the release date for a new Indiana Jones film slated for July 10, 2020.
Funko just announced via their live Periscope video two new SDCC Exclusive Star Wars POP! figures as well as their first Indiana Jones with Idol POP! You can check out the high res images above or at their blog.
Disney announced today the next installment in the Indiana Jones franchise has been green lit with Harrison Ford returning to the iconic role with Steven Spielberg as director. No word yet if he is killed by Mutt with the Spear of Destiny.
“Indiana Jones 5” hits theaters July 19, 2019
heart wallet! Sideshow updates today with a reveal of their upcoming Indiana Jones – Temple of Doom Sixth Scale figure. Fortune and glory will be yours soon.
PROS: The Max Factory Figma line is well known for their craftsmanship and attention to detail and that carries through with this figure. Overall, Indy has a great look about him serving as a representation of the character from Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Temple of Doom and The Last Crusade. (Mercifully, you’ll find no Crystal Skull reference in this figure.) Dr. Jones comes with a nice assortment of accessories, namely all the extra hands, his signature whip, pistol, and a couple film specific treasures like the Golden Idol, Sankara stone, and Holy Grail. What is also great is that you can easily incorporate a few of the mystery relics and accessories that were packed with Hasbro 3-3/4″ Indy line to expand the display options. That brings us to the eyes: Max Factory has incorporated a separate “eye piece” that is accessed behind the face. This allows for a far more accurate paint application of the eye details. For good measure, they include an extra – just in case.
CONS: At $60 (US), this figure doesn’t come cheap when compared to Hasbro’s line, but it makes up for it in quality in articulation, deco and likeness. Lack of a working holster to stow the pistol was a let down, but a minor quibble. Wrist sockets that receive the pegs for the interchangeable hands seems as though they will “loosen” over time – the result being that the hands may fall off.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether you’ll find the time to love Dr. Jones and add him to your collection.
Recently, forum member Lance Quazar began an all new Indiana Jones photonovel series that takes place in the final days of World War II… this storyline really captures the grit and enjoyment of the 1980s films we all know and love.
Lance has recently wrapped up a new chapter in this ambitious project, and even if photonovels aren’t your thing, this is a read definitely worth checking out. So kick back and take a few minutes to enjoy this latest endeavor he has put together for the viewing pleasure of Star Wars and Indiana Jones fans after the jump!
Forum member and photonovel genius Lance Quazar returns to the scene with the beginning of an adventure for all you Indiana Jones fanatics… Indiana Jones and the Mayan Secret!
This storyline is all part of a contest he has entered at The Indy Cast, and regardless of how this places, it’s a fantastic start to a new ongoing series that looks very promising. So kick back for a few minutes and appreciate the hard work he’s put into this – because I’m guessing if you do, you’re going to enjoy the ride.
Sideshow Collectibles has updated with news of a new touring exhibit: Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology presented by the National Geographic Society starting October 12 in Santa Ana, California. Head on over to read all about it and be sure to check out indianajonestheexhibition.com for additional details, info and updates!
Diorama guru OGTrilogy recently wrapped up construction on an amazing Indiana Jones custom diorama/playset — what a shame it is that Hasbro hasn’t worked out a deal with a company like Sideshow to produce stuff like this for our 3.75 Star Wars, Indiana Jones and GI JOE collections!
Head to the forums for many more great pics of this masterpiece!
Our friends at JediDefender are giving away this year’s SDCC Exclusive Indiana Jones 30th Anniversary “Lost Wave” Figure Set. Head on over for the complete details and GOOD LUCK!