Funko has announced their next wave of SDCC Exclusive items and have revealed their Hikari “Matte Black” Darth Vader figure. Click on over to Funko’s blog for this and more exclusives!
Gentle Giant has announced today their next SDCC Exclusive: the Prototype Boba Fett Mini Bust.
In the summer of 1980, The Empire Strikes Back introduced us to one of modern cinemas most recognizable characters, Boba Fett. A man of few words, the gritty bounty hunter quickly made his mark despite having roughly 3 minutes of screen time in his debut film. The character had long been teased by Lucasfilm as far back as 1978, appearing in animated form and as a costumed character in parades and special events across the country.
It is available now for preorder for Premier Guild Members and retails for $120.00
San Diego Comic-Con draws closer, and with that come even more reveals. From Lucasfilm’s Hall H panel on Friday to something even more exciting for collectors — the reveals of the first toys from Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens. Marjorie and Arnie run down this news, and rate your chances of scoring the SDCC exclusive Hasbro figure, on this week’s show!
Then Brock and Jerry join forces for a segment that’s both a book review and a segment for vintage collectors as they look back on the various books that help collectors of the early Star Wars toys.
With Darryl providing a review of the new Star Wars figures from S.H. Figuarts, Steve “The Gingerprince” reporting on the latest UK conventions, and a contest to win a custom melted Vader head, it’s all in this issue of Star Wars Action News!
Acme Archives has announced a new Star Wars Character Key for SDCC featuring Rebel pilot Porkins from Star Wars: A New Hope. It is lmited to only 250 piece.
Acme’s Character Keys are composed of a cel layer floated over a lithographic background. The cel features a color rendition of the character while the background features sketches and color reference. Each character key comes matted with a title tag and a certificate of authenticity. Matted measurements are 8 inches by 6 inches.
Funko has announced their next wave of SDCC Exclusive items and have revealed their POP! Princess Leia (Boushh) Unmasked figure. Click on over to Funko’s blog for this and more exclusives!
Rebelscum has posted word of another SDCC Exclusive from Jakks Pacific which was teased at Celebration Anaheim. The 20″ First Appearance Boba Fett is based on the original deco from when the armor was worn during the San Anselmo County Fair in 1978.
This piece is limited to one per customer at a retail price of $50.
Entertainment Earth has announced their convention exclusive 20″ Hologram Darth Vader figure from Jakks Pacific. Available only at the Entertainment Earth Booth (#2343), the figure retails for $59.99 and is limited to 1000 pieces.
Despite persistent server problems, The Realm Recap is back with the highlights in collecting and Star Wars news from the past week. Hasbro has officially taken the wraps off of this year’s SDCC exclusive and while it didn’t surprise, it did impress. Disney also confirmed the addition of Star Wars Rebels figures and characters for their new Disney Infinity 3.0 system. Finally we conclude with customs, comics and a a tribute to a Count and more on Episode #65 of The Realm Recap!
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