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.
The auction has since ended, but an amazing 12″ custom Princess Leia figure was recently available on eBay.
This hand crafted figure portrait from ROTJ truly captures the essense of Carrie Fisher’s beauty in ROTJ. Given her recent passing, I couldn’t help but share.
I hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as I did. For more pics of this amazing work of art, click here.
Here are the finalists we tabulated for Hasbro’s 6″ Black Series Fan’s Choice Poll. There were many fantastic entries spanning all eras of the Star Wars mythos, but these 6 were your top vote recipients for 2016.
Hera Syndulla (Star Wars Rebels)
Starkiller/Galen Marek (The Force Unleashed)
Lando Calrissian (The Empire Strikes Back)
Mara Jade (By The Emperor’s Hand)
Gamorrean Guard (Return of the Jedi)
Emperor’s Royal Guard (Return of the Jedi)
Thanks once again to Hasbro for bringing this popular feature back again this year. Look for the final voting to begin on StarWars.com soon.
Check out this brilliant Smuggler’s Bounty Teaser for July’s “Jabba’s Palace” box. You still have time to preorder – orders close July 15.
Okay you’ve had a few days to ponder your wishlist for Hasbro’s Fans’ Choice Poll right? Well, throw it out the window! In an effort to stick with the theme of the 30th anniversary of Return of the Jedi in 2013 we are limiting the selection to characters from that film only. That’s right, no EU or Clone Wars, we’re going old school and sending a straight up Original Trilogy/Vintage/ROTJ-themed list. These can be figures that Kenner/Hasbro has already done since 1995 but just need to be brought up to today’s standards of esthetics (ahem, Yak Face) or an all new ROTJ figure that hasn’t been done yet.
The process is easy, simply post your list in our forums. Each forum member may submit five (5) characters for their lists, the top 10 figures from the compiled lists will form our official Yakface.com/Hasbro Fans’ Choice Poll submission. The deadline for list submission will be Sunday, September 25 at 11:59pm PST.
Rules: Forum members need only apply. Only one list per forum member, (IP addresses will be reviewed to weed out ballot stuffers). In the effort of full public disclosure, all list submissions sent in via email, facebook, or other media avenues will not be counted.