Earlier today, Instagram user @ulrichlulu shared what maybe the first look at the upcoming 3.75″ Galen Erso (Eadu) figure. This figure was first announced as part of a case assortment revealed by Robot Kingdom.
It appears that there are two different sculpts for the 6″ Black Series Sabine Wren figure in circulation. One utilizes a peg on the back side of the holsters to secure into the side of the thighs, while the other version doesn’t not have the pegs and holes. Which do you have? Let us know in the comment section.
Thanks to Instagram follower Casey B. for bringing this to our attention.
As we shared last night via social media, Instagram user @Toyfiend posts the first look at the upcoming Princess Leia Elite Series Premium Action Figure. Look for her, and Darth Vader, in stores soon.
Instagram follower m_medin4 has reported finding wave 8 of the 6″ Black Series figures at Walmart in San Diego. This wave includes Director Krennic, Scarif Stormtrooper Squad Leader and C-3PO (Resistance Base).
Scarif Stormtrooper (Squad Leader)
UPC: 630509482603 / SKU: 50861999
Thanks to our report from earlier today, Instagram follower starwars_trooperguy was able to acquire the Rogue One TIE Striker from a Fred Meyer store in Boise, ID. (Franklin Road).
Aisle resets have begun at Target stores this week in preparation for the holiday season as well as the marketing push for Rogue One. Bryan S. from the 6″ TBS Facebook Collectors Group has posted several images of mark downs on the 6″ Special Force TIE Fighter ($118.98), 6″ Black Series figures ($13.98) and Black Series Titanium Series ships and more.
UPDATE: @KyloCollector on Instagram also ran in to the same clearance at his Target
Looks like the first product leaks for Rogue One are starting to hit the street as Instagram follower @jedi_skywalkerr posts an in-hand pic of Wave 1 which includes Jyn Erso (Jedha), Cassian Andor, Imperial Death Trooper, K-2SO, Kylo Ren (Unmasked) and Rey with BB-8 (lightsaber variant).
Update: the user has removed the image.
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.”
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.
Instagram follower no_snorb_toybox tags us to let folks know that 6″ Black Series figures have hit ROSS stores in Hawaii for $10.99 each. Looks like quite a supply of Chewbaccas there.
Instagram follower @cknewsstand has posted packaged shots of the 3.75″ Black Series Captain Phasma, Han Solo (Starkiller Base), and (Princess) Leia Organa. Still no official word or acknowledgement of this assortment (or exclusivity) from Hasbro.
Endor Express has shared via Instagram a new latex Dewback (a kin to the Happabore that was released last year) is now available a Disney Parks. They describe that the dewback relatively close in scale to the 6″ figure line so this might make for some great customizing and/diorama filler.
Tomorrow, Instagram is rolling out a new algorithm that will change the behavior of their app (for the worse). Posts from everyone you follow will no longer appear in a chronological timeline but shift to a “best post” sorting order. To our 7600+ followers, be sure to Turn On Post Notifications via the menu next to our icon through the app. This will ensure you get the latest info as well as our continued direct social engagement.
Instagram follower “joblessmoth” sends word that he scored a set of the newest 6″ Black Series figures from his Walmart in North Carolina. This latest wave includes Jango Fett (Geonosis), First Order Flametrooper, Finn (FN-2187) and Han Solo.