Don’t give up hope on your hunt for the 6″ Black Series Gamorrean Guard. Stores are getting shipments this week and they will continue to get more plus, not all stores have reset their aisles yet. Over the past 4 days, my local store (Champlin, MN) has stocked the shelves twice (July 26 and July 30) since its release meaning some stores are receiving multiple cases and not just one, but as always your mileage my vary. For those that placed orders online, emails are going out stating a delay until August 20, so hopefully that will reassure you that you are covered until then.
New details for the illusive (at least in the US) 6″ Black Series Gamorrean Guard have been light since that original internal date of June 1 came and went. It now appears that mid-July is the new “target” time frame for its release. RC from Phoenix was told that his particular store has this specifically en route for July 14? Your mileage may vary, but we’ll definitely report when the first one turn up on shelf.
Brickseek has also updated with UPC and Walmart SKU data for the upcoming 6″ Black Series Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard) figure coming in Wave 20. We’ve added the info to our Master List and our Amazon affiliate page for easy reference.
We believe we have acquired the details (UPC/DPCI and release date) for the Target Exclusive 6″ Black Series Gamorrean Guard from Hasbro. According to Brickseek and our contact at Target, collectors can expect it in late May/early June for a porcine price of $29.99.
Thanks to TargetGod for the assist on this information.
EW.com has posted the first look at a painted prototype of Jabba’s Sail Barge. They also reveal that if fully funded, the Barge includes a carded Power of the Force version of Yak Face (the retail version will be issued on a Return of the Jedi-style cardback.) Head on over to check out the images and a time-lapse video of the process.
The Gentle Giant Web Direct 1:6 scale Bib Fortuna Mini Bust is now available. Each collectible mini bust is hand-cast, hand-painted and hand-numbered with a limited edition certificate of authenticity. The Bib Fortuna mini bust will be limited to only 750 pieces and only available on GentleGiantLtd.com
Sponsor Big Bad Toy Store has just listed the new Emperor Palpatine ARTFX+ figure from Kotobukiya. Despite its slightly larger scale, this set may serve as a great way to enhance your 6″ Black Series dioramas.
Kotobukiya’s next ARTFX+ statue is none other than Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi! Emperor Palpatine is sculpted in incredible detail, from his calculating face to the creases in his robe. The figure can be removed from the throne.