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.
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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.
We reported a few days ago a new case assortment of the 6″ Black Series showing up online. Pictures have now surfaced confirming the wave and speculation about a couple of the figures. head on over @starwarsblackseries instagram page to check out Finn in (bloody) First Order Stormtrooper armor, Han Solo, First Order Flametrooper and Jango Fett
Instagram follower Jaycepticon brings our attention to a couple of sneak peeks of new 1:6 scale Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece figures from The Force Awakens. Finally, we are getting some human figures from the film with the release of Rey (Jakku) with BB-8 and Finn.
Click on through for a closer look.
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.
A new image of the upcoming Walgreens Exclusive 6″ Black Series Darth Vader (Emperor’s Wrath) figure has surfaced on Instagram showing Vader’s removable/damaged right hand. Click the image above for a closer look.
Once again, social media proves to be invaluable in its ability to crowdsource news as one of our followers on Instagram jedimaster738 reports finding the 6″ Snowtrooper Officer at her local Toys”R”Us
Nice find! And thanks to Corey from The Wolfpack Podcast for the heads up.
Here is a better collection of images (courtesy of galaxie1977 on Instagram) from the 3.75″ Build-A-Weapon assortment. Here we get better detail of Ezra (now with lightsaber and battle scars), Kanan, First Order Stormtrooper and First Order Snowtrooper. Click on through for a closer look.
Instagram follower @baseball fan_matthew posted this image showing The carded versions of Kanan, Ezra and a First Order Stormtrooper variant from wave 2. We lighted it up a bit to show some clearer detail.
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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