We are only two months away from 2019 and from what we’ve seen thus far (officially), Hasbro’s mantra is basically “what’s old is new again” thanks to the reissue of older figures (essentially repacks) but with an updated look care of Photo Real tech being applied to the 3.75″ scale. Some don’t like the approach of having so many “repacks” for super-articulated figures, especially at today’s price point. The later half of the year looks brighter for the line and, thankfully, there are a few surprises left make their way across the Dune Sea of the retail landscape…. Continue reading Rumor Report: TVC – Looking Forward to the Past
Collectors holding out for discounts on the TVC TIE Fighter may want to start checking yours stores as Instagram follower toysruskid904 sends word that it as been found for $40 at his store in Middleburg (Jacksonville, FL).
HasLab has issued an update to backers of the Vintage Collection Jabba’s Sail Barge. In this behind the scenes update, we get a look at the painstaking photo shoot staged in order to create the packaging for this enormous vehicle. Click on through to check out some packaging images as well as this time lapse video of the set up.
Gentle Giant is now taking preorders for their Jumbo Kenner Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) figure.
Digitally scanned from mint 3.75” vintage originals and reproduced in scale to the rest of the Jumbo figure line. No detail has been overlooked in the creation of this Jumbo. Leia Organa (Bespin Gown) Jumbo is roto and injection molded and made of durable plastics, this fully articulated jumbo figure includes a faithfully reproduced including her vinyl cape and her blaster, just like you remember! That is not all, this classic creation comes packaged on a re-sealable 1983 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back inspired blister card, with original photography and artwork!
Look for orders to fill in Q2 of 2019.
K & C Collectibles has received New: Princess Leia (Bespin Escape) Black Series 6″ Action Figure, Imperial Trooper Action Figure 6-Pack, Vintage Imperial TIE Fighter and Imperial AT-DT Walker.
Back In-Stock: Vintage Collection 3.75 figures. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
Walmart’s ineptitude in handling new merchandise continues as Instagram follower inherprime Sends a shot from his Walmart in El Paso, Texas showing the newest wave of the Vintage Collection already tagged as clearance for $1 each.
HasbroToyShop has once again updated their homepage graphics removing “Check back tomorrow” and replacing them with “check back for updates”. This applies to the Dr. Aphra set, Han Solo Exogorth Escape set, and Chewbacca with Porgs – meaning these exclusives ARE NOT sold out but you’ll have to continue to checking the site for availability.