Return of the Jedi actor Sean Crawford who portrayed Yak Face as well as a Mon Calamari officer send us his review of Hasbro latest iteration of Yak Face / Saelt-Marae
After an extensive search online, we’ve located and added the UPCs and Walmart SKUs for the second wave of 6″ Black Series Archive (BSA) figures to our 2019 Master List of products. As you recall, Hasbro officially announced back in October at NYCC 2018 that wave 2 would consist of Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and the Biker Scout/Scout Trooper. Darth Maul* on the other hand has been on our rumor lists for a while and based on the UPC info found above, we now have Maul’s accurate (yet unofficial) confirmation. Case breakdown isn’t known at this time but we can guess that it will be similar to Wave 1 with a 2x pack out.
*Note: the image for Maul is not of the actual BSA figure.
After spending a few hours searching this morning, I managed to stumble across a new listing for an unannounced Vintage Collection figure: Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard Disguise). Perfect for the upcoming Barge and rumored Tatooine Skiff, right? No word yet if this is exclusive to Walmart, but based on its UPC, that is not out of the realm of possibility. Maybe we’ll learn more about this at Toy Fair next month. The pertinent info has been added to our Master List of UPCs and SKUs.
Instagram account @boxlunchbrea has posted a first look at 5 new Return of the Jedi themed POP!s from Funko. Click the image above to check out Lando Calrissian (General), Emperor Palpatine, Wicket, Princess Leia (Endor Dress) and Han Solo (Endor Trench Coat)!
Update: There is also a 6 POP! as part of this release – an electronic Darth Vader complete with light up Sith lightning effects
Entertainment Earth has opened preorders for Funko’s new ROTJ Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader Vynl Figure Set. Look for it to start shipping next month.
It’s been a while since we’ve posted regarding future figure assortments, but it looks like that the first wave of the Vintage Collection for 2019 is set as follows:
2x Saelt-Marae (Yak Face)
2x Klaatu (Skiff Guard)
2x Scarif Stormtrooper
1x Princess Leia Organa (Boushh Disguise)
1x Range Trooper
Preorders should open next month through various distributors for a January 2019* delivery.
*Subject to change by manufacturer.
For your viewing, here are a few new glam shots for figures slotted into 6″ Black Series Wave 19. Click on through to check out Lando (Skiff Guard), Princess Leia Organa (Hoth) and Rio Durant.
As a follow up to last week’s report regarding Target aisle reset plans, we’ve receive word that the planogram has now been updated to include the popular Gamorrean Guard again – that will mean (at least) 3 exclusives of the shelves for October. (Gamorrean, Moloch, at Bespin Escape Leia).
Sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has the 6″ Black Series Admiral Piett figure in stock for $24.99.