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Hasbro Q&As at SDCC


There were a couple of Q&A sessions with Hasbro at SDCC a few weeks ago that revealed some intriguing responses from Hasbro Star Wars Design Director, Steve Evans, in terms of 3.75″ SA figures… and even the topic of playsets.

Check out what Steve Evans had to say via coverage from our friends at Imperialshipyards and Jedidefender.

You can share your thoughts in the Imperialshipyards Forums, Jedidefender Forums, or here with us at Yakface.

Episode #102: SDCC 2016 Breakdown


Flyguy and Yakface return this week to breakdown the exciting new product reveals from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Brands covered include Hasbro, Hot Toys, Sideshow, Kotobukiya, Hot Wheels and more on Episode 102 of The Realm Recap.

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The Cargo Hold: Episode 5 – SDCC Recap Part 1


On this episode of “The Cargo Hold,” Jayson, Corey, and Chris are once again joined by Chris K of “The Bad Motivator” and “First Order Transmissions.” We break down all the product reveals from San Diego Comic-Con 2016, including:

  • Hasbro The Black Series, RebelsRogue One, and The Force Awakens reveals
  • An exclusive interview with Hasbro 
  • The latest in Hot Toys’ Star Wars offerings
  • SDCC Funko POP! exclusives
  • And more!

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SDCC Exclusives 2011-15: Online Availability History


Several readers have been asking “when will HasbroToyShop open orders for the 6″ Black Series Exclusives from SDCC 2016?” It is a valid question considering Hasbro’s “go live” times have had a track record of unpredictability. Click on through for our breakdown* of the previous five (2001-2015) SDCC exclusives.

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Update: SDCC Exclusive 6″ TBS Availability


Tomorrow, HasbroToyShop will be announcing the go-live date for the SDCC Exclusive Obi-Wan Kenobi, Kylo Ren and Jyn Erso 6″ Black Series figures.

UPDATE: Although subject to change, HasbroToyShop is planning on having the Convention Exclusives available to order on Tuesday, August 9th. The product will be located in the “EXCLUSIVES” category. No phone orders will be accepted. All Convention Exclusives are excluded from any promotions and discounts.

SDCC 2016: Rogue One Figures To Be Revealed Tomorrow

Last year’s SDCC was a bit of a letdown as product for The Force Awakens was kept heavily under wraps until Force Friday (and the preceding leaks). This year, it looks like the mystery box won’t be under lock and key as much as Hasbro is set to reveal new products from Rogue One starting tomorrow.

Image courtesy of @slashfilm

SDCC Exclusive 6″ Black Series Jyn Erso


Here is a first look at the rumored SDCC Exclusive 6″ Black Series Sergeant Jyn Erso figure from Rogue One.

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99)
Bring the action of the highly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film to life with THE BLACK SERIES Jyn Erso Pack! A highly skilled soldier in the Rebel Alliance, Jyn Erso is an impetuous, defiant warrior eager to bring the battle to the Empire. This impressive 6-inch scale figure features extensive articulation and realistic character design. Look for this to be available through HasbroToyShop after the convention as well and at Fan Expo Canada.

Thanks to Richard R. for the info.

UPDATE: For the full press release, visit BusinessWire.com and click through for additional images provided by Hasbro.

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SDCC 2016: Hasbro Press Release (Star Wars)


Following the success of STAR WARS: The Force Awakens and in anticipation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story releasing on December 16, 2016, STAR WARS fans will be eager to stop by Hasbro’s Comic-Con booth for exciting reveals and hands-on product experiences.

Join members of the Hasbro STAR WARS team for a panel on Friday, July 22nd at 12:00 p.m. to discuss the popular product line. Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure offerings, and word on the Holonet is there may also be a few surprises, including a special product reveals. Following the panel, fans can swing by the Hasbro booth at 1:30 p.m. to check-out the Hasbro design team in action as they begin the sketch for the 2016 Black Series fan vote winning figure. And don’t miss the opportunity to pose in the booth wearing your favourite Star Wars cosplay and post your photo on Twitter using #HasbroSWCosplay for a chance to win the convention exclusive STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES Figure.

Other exciting STAR WARS activities you won’t want to miss include poster giveaways, cosplay contests and STAR WARS Bladebuilders lightsaber training sessions.

Episode #101: Who Will Be The Chosen One(s)?


The Realm Recap returns this week and we’re in full “con mode” as more and more exclusives have been announced. Hasbro as lifted the veil on theirs with the reveal of three 6″ Black Series items not to mention the return of the Fan’s Choice poll! Hasbro has also shown off some new products that we can expect to see in aisles this fall.  Funko and Sideshow/Hot Toys have even more announcements this week with new POP!s hitting stores and preorders going online. Finally, Flyguy and I run down the latest book announcements including Chuck Wendig’s  Aftermath: Life Debt which has clear ties to The Force Awakens. All of this and much more on Episode 101 of The Realm Recap.

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