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Your Eyes Can Deceive You. Don’t Trust Them.

There seems to be a touch of confusion surrounding the Celebration Exclusive 6″ Luke Skywalker in regard to the card back. The photography shown on HasbroToyShop today doesn’t convey the reflective quality of the special foil treatment it has, leading to claims that the card back is different. We can confirm that it is the EXACT SAME as what was sold at Star Wars Celebration. The two products were simply photographed under different lighting conditions and at different angles. DO NOT overpay for the Celebration Exclusive “foil card” version.

Celebration Exclusive 6″ X-wing Luke Purchasing Procedures

The official Star Wars Celebration site has posted their procedures for purchasing the exclusive 40th Anniversary Collection 6″ Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot) figure for Thursday and Friday.

In short, tickets will be given out starting at 6:00am to people in special early morning queues. Only those with tickets will be able to purchase the figure on those two days. Saturday and Sunday, Hasbro’s booth is open to shopping without a ticket.

For the full details, head to StarWarsCelebration.com

Gentle Giant Celebration Exclusives Preorder Update

Due to the collapse of Gentle Giant’s servers yesterday (caused by the bombardment of traffic), they have delayed their preorders for the Han Solo (McQuarrie Concept) Mini Bust and Jumbo Kenner Dianoga Trash Monster convention exclusives until after Star Wars Celebration. Preorders will reopen on April 20 for Platinum and Gold members only and April 21 for Platinum, Gold and Silver members.

Celebration Exclusive POP! Rey with Speeder Coming to Walmart

Collectors looking to acquire the POP! Deluxe Rey with Speeder without having to win a lottery or stand in line at Star Wars Celebration can rest easy. It looks like it will be a shared exclusive released through Walmart leaving only the Exclusive POP! Garindan retail partner to be revealed.

Thanks to @MayTheFunkoBWY for the heads up.

SWAN Episode #493: Star Wars Celebration 2017 Prep – Panels, Patches, Exclusives!

Star Wars Celebration is one week away and each day closer brings more announcements. Join Marjorie and Arnie on this podcast to run down the news. Exclusives from mainstays LEGO, Funko, Gentle Giant, Hallmark, ThinkGeek and Hasbro, plus oddballs like Nissan and WonderWorld Comics are discussed.

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