There still seems to be A LOT of confusion/misinformation regarding the differences between the SDCC exclusive version of the X-34 Landspeeder with Luke Skywalker and the retail version hitting shelves in September. Steve Evans from Hasbro has posted what we hope clears things up once and for all.
• Both exclusive and retail versions have the SAME ACCESSORIES* (sort of).
*Retail version has regular tunic material for Luke (SDCC has premium material)
• Exclusive has premium display packaging, retail has closed box for speeder (does have window for figure)
• Exclusive has more DECO on speeder
• Exclusive has moving engine turbine, retail version doesn’t
Not mentioned is that Luke as a new likeness, different from the Black Series #21 and 40th Anniversary releases.
Sponsor Big Bad Toy Store is now taking preorders for the SDCC Exclusive Movie Realization Boba Fett (Prototype/White Moon Armor) figure from Tamashii Nations.
Hasbro* has sent an update to media outlets regarding the revised availability of their SDCC Exclusives. Originally slated for an August 14 release on HasbroToyShop.com, the indicate that they will now be offered sometime in September.
“Hi Star Wars fans,
Hope you’re having a great weekend! We wanted to reach out to clarify that the availability date for the Hasbro Star Wars SDCC exclusives on Hasbro Toy Shop has changed to September.”
*Parody “sad Hasbro logo” created by Yakface.com
Our friends at Jediinsider.com have posted some great SDCC pics for your viewing pleasure, showing off some of Hasbro’s new offerings… check them out here!
Personal Note: Seems like what we saw today is leaning in the right direction again for the 3.75″ brand. Who can’t be happy with that new 3.75″ scale Wampa? Or Probe Droid? Many of us in our forums have been pushing for those quite a bit the past 2 years, so maybe Hasbro actually IS listening more now (like they indicated in panels and interviews today)?
Image courtesy of The Wookiee Gunner
6″ Black Series Captain Rex – image courtesy of The Wookiee Gunner
Hasbro has revealed several new 6″ Black Series figures during their SDCC panel including:
6″ Black Series Figures
General Leia (Episode VII)
Captain Rex (removable helmet)
Maz Kanata with trunk and lightsaber
Dewback with new Sandtrooper
Rebel Fleet Trooper with helmet, blaster and Death Star data card
3.75″ Vintage Collection Figures* & Vehicles
Rey, FO Stormtrooper, Kylo Ren, Jyn, Cassian, Death Trooper, Hoth Rebel Trooper, New Hovertank Driver, New Dr. Aphra
*Sequential numbering resumes with #116
3.75″ Rogue One Hovertank – working treads, accurate details, removable Kyber crystal chamber
3.75″ Star Wars Universe Figures (5POA)
Emperor Palpatine with Force Lightning
Rathtar with Bala-Tik
Luke with Wampa (articulated)
Vader with Probe Droid
Boba Fett with Han Solo
Maul and Qui-Gon (added wrist articulation)
Click on through to see the images aggregated from social media. Thanks to Star Wars Action News and FigureShield for providing the live stream.
Continue reading SDCC 2017: Hasbro Star Wars Panel Reveals
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.
Sideshow has just revealed at SDCC their new Mythos Obi-Wan Kenobi 1:6 scale figure! If you’re unfamiliar with the Mythos concept, check out our Mythos Obi-Wan Kenobi Statue toyguide page.
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Grand Admiral Thrawn
Rey (Jedi Training) & Luke Skywalker (Jedi Master)
X-34 Landspeeder with Luke Skywalker
In-stock 6″ Commander Gree
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While reviewing some of the new images in Rebelscum’s SDCC coverage, I noticed what looks like a possible painted “flesh wound” on one of the SDCC samples for Rey. As you can see above, the one on the left (shown today at the Hasbro Breakfast) has a bloody slice/scratch on the right arm, but the figure on the right from the show floor doesn’t – yet there looks to be a sculpted “deformity” sans blood. What do you think – battle-damage or a simple errant paint job? A variant between the SDCC release and the retail version?
Gentle Giant has updated their booth today with the reveal of an upcoming Jumbo Kenner Early Bird set featuring Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker (with Double Telescoping Lightsaber). Check out the images from Rebelscum.
Sideshow has previewed another sixth scale figure from their Hot Toys display: Emperor Palpatine
A new 6″ Black Series Rey (Resistance) was revealed at today Hasbro Breakfast. The image above comes from Steve Evans, Design Director at Hasbro via Instagram. He also states that starting in Spring 2018, they’ll be implementing a new paint technique.
UPDATE: here are a couple nice shots of TLJ and TFA Rey courtesy of The Wookiee Gunner
Sideshow has posted a new video to their YouTube page giving an overview of their Hot Toys product display. Give it a watch to check out their new Royal Guard figure and more!