The world’s largest convention, San Diego Comic-Con International, is winding down but with all the news and reveals at the convention Star Wars fans have much to look forward to! Join the Star Wars Action News crew as they report on all the new collectible news from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya, Diamond Select, Sideshow Collectibles, and so much more!
Last month we reported that Retro Outlaw would be having a 12″ EVEL FETT at SDCC. If you are looking for something a bit more rare, you can hit up Booth 5051 for a limited edition Black & White version. It is limited to only 50 pieces. One lucky winner was able to win one of these at the Star Wars Fan Breakfast hosted by Star Wars Action News.
Hasbro has made available a selection of images from today’s panel at SDCC. Click on through to check out images of the Black Series (3.75″ & 6″), Saga Legends, Mission Series 2-packs, and New Class II Vehicle repaints.
Hasbro’s panel at SDCC revealed that the canceled Droid Factory figures will be offered through Amazon.com. They will they will be released in the canceled packaging design as well. They will be sold as a set for $59.99 this fall.
Thanks to Galactic Hunter for the details.
UPDATE: This set is now available for pre-order – expected ship date is October 13, 2013 (Thanks to forum member Rune Haako for the tip)
Sideshow Collectibles announced during their Star Wars Collectibles panel today at SDCC that they have a life-size Yoda from The Empire Strikes Back in the works. Not word on price but it is sure to be impressive.
Acme Archives has announced via Instagram their secret SDCC character key – Han Solo in Carbonite.
Gentle Giant has revealed via Instagram video a reveal of a Holiday Special Boba Fett Animated maquette.
Today kicks of San Diego Comic-Con International 2013! On the first part of Star Wars Action News’ coverage join Marjorie and Arnie as they report on Preview Night, with a first-hand look at The Black Series figures in Hasbro’s display, including the new Black Series 6-inch Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite!
Fans have been divided on the new 6-inch series, but Arnie has been excited for the detail and articulation. Now that the production figures are out, does the excitement last? Listen and find out!