Gentle Giant has updated their booth at SDCC with their Holiday Gift Mini Bust featuring a festive K-2SO. The scarf can be removed and right arm swapped for one holding a blaster pistol in order to make a more film appropriate look.
Gentle Giant has revealed to PG Members an early look the paint master for the upcoming exclusive Lobot Mini Bust. Click on through for a closer look!
Be on the lookout later today for their first reveals (and PG preorders) for SDCC!
K & C Collectibles has added Shoretrooper Kotobukiya, Gentle Giant Mini-Bust Rey, Comic 2-Packs, 30th Anniversary Battle Packs and Saga Vehicles and Trilogy Vehicles. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
K & C Collectibles has added Black Series 6″, Topps 40th Anniversary Trading Card box, Older Titanium Ships, Gentle Giant Mini Bust and Hallmark Ornaments. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
Gentle Giant has revealed their final Star Wars Premier Guild Member Gift for 2017 – the Lobot Mini Bust.
Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the Lobot Mini Bust! Digitally sculpted by our master artisans, using actual archival footage and designs, each 1:6th scale Lobot Mini Bust is rendered using the highest quality polystone, and hand painted. Each piece comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity.
Visit Gentle Giant’s blog for the full details. And watch for their announcement next week for exclusives for Star Wars Celebration!
The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today as we take a look at the 2016 Premier Guild Exclusive Maz Kanata Deluxe Mini Bust from Gentle Giant.
PROS: An amazing recreation and likeness to Maz Kanata’s design from The Force Awakens. The sculpting overall is exquisite with many different textures and fabrics capturing in the polystone medium. The colors are vibrant – from her orangish skin to her clothing and jewelry – as well as having a nice wash to bring out the fine wrinkles and folds. The inclusion of the swappable arms allows for two display options which is nice to have with some of these static pieces.
CONS: Must be a PG Member to purchase ($120) which will probably drive the after market price higher in the future. Could benefit from some tightening in the paint apps, especially on the hand gripping the lightsaber.
Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery to judge for yourself whether this bust is worth adding to your collection.
Gentle Giant has sent out notifications to those who preordered the PGM Maz Kanata Mini Bust that orders will begin processing tomorrow.
Gentle Giant has announced Finn – the latest 1:6 Scale Mini Bust from The Force Awakens. This amazingly detailed mini bust has been digitally sculpted using top of the line 3D software and prototyped using 3D Systems industrial 3D printers. The final product is hand cast in polystone, and painstakingly hand painted so that no detail is missed. Comes with numbered certificate of authenticity.
PROS: Excellent sculpting and deco, and the lights are a perfectly festive touch. LED lights are bright and the button batteries are included (preinstalled). 3 lighting modes give the collector options, although I suspect most will choose the solid (non-flashing) setting.
CONS: Must be a PG Member to purchase ($120) which will probably drive the after market price higher in the future. Fragile antennae could easily break if not handled properly.
Gentle Giant has started sending out notifications that orders for the PG Member Exclusive Holiday Gift BB-8 Mini Bust are being processed today.
Gentle Giant has updated tonight announcing their preorder for the Rogue One Shoretrooper Mini Bust.
Gentle Giant is now taking preorders for the first mini bust from Rogue One: Jyn Erso.
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars story films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Putting behind a checkered past by lending her skills to a greater cause, Jyn Erso is impetuous, defiant, and eager to bring the battle to the Empire. Used to operating alone, she finds higher purpose by taking on a desperate mission for the Rebel Alliance. Sculpted from “on set” reference and Lucasfilm archive materials, color matched using fabric swatches and then hand painted to pick up every bit of weathering on her fatigues. Each stripe and every snap are finely detailed, including her holster and unique blaster. Jyn Erso was digitally sculpted to ensure precision and character correct execution. This Rogue One limited edition 1:6 scale collectible is hand numbered and comes packed with a matching Gentle Giant certificate of authenticity.
Gentle Giant is now taking preorders for the PG Member Exclusive Maz Kanata Mini Bust. This exclusive version includes an alternate outstretched arm which holds Luke’s lightsaber.
Continuing the long tradition of holiday-themed mini busts, Gentle Giant has revealed and is now taking preorder for the Holiday BB-8 mini bust. Open to PG Member only, this seasonal version of BB-8 features a permanently mounted string of multi-color decorative lights.
PG Member have until August 10 to reserve your bust, and as with others in the past, they tend to sell through quickly.