Funko has just announced two more exclusives for Star Wars Celebration with their Super Shogun Shadowtrooper and Super Shogun Boba Fett. The Shadowtrooper features as a launching fist and rolling wheels and the Boba Fett features launching fist, jetpack missile and rolling wheels. No prices are given at this time.
We’re counting down the hours now until Star Wars Celebration, but before we get to that, Flyguy and Yakface break down the week’s news and announcements in collecting. Begun the Scale Wars has as Hasbro seems to have a developing issue with figures keeping a consistent scale within their respective lines. Hot Wheels has several new character cars coming out in the next few weeks. Are you going to let them pass you by? Big news this week was the onslaught of exclusives announced for Star Wars Celebration – we breakdown our favorites and frustrations. We wrap things up with the release of the Digital Movie Collection as well as our weekly acquisitions segment. All this and much more on Episode #59 of The Realm Recap!
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Sideshow is proud to present R2-ME2, a unique re-imagining of everyone’s favorite sassy astromech: R2-D2
The Force is strong with this collective of creative minds from across the galaxy! Starting with a blank prototype of our Deluxe R2-D2 Sixth Scale Figure, Sideshow invited over 90 friends and fans to participate in customizing the iconic droid with a brand new look. Check out a sneak peek at the progress on these one-of-a-kind custom projects below, and follow along on Instagram with the hashtag #R2ME2.
Be sure to check out the full reveal of the project April 16 at Star Wars Celebration!
Our friends at the Star Wars Collectors Archives have posted a great breakdown of the entire schedule for the Collecting Track Panels and Events for Star Wars Celebration.
ThinkGeek has spent the last several months excitedly preparing the upcoming Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA. The online retailer is proud to announce that they will be debuting a number of exclusive items that will only be available to attendees as well as early release items that will be for sale both at the show and on ThinkGeek.com. Click on through to check them out.
As we previously reported, customizing master sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing panel at Star Wars Celebration on Friday, April 17th from 12pm-1pm. Some more details about the panel have been posted at his site.
This will be the second time that Jamie has headed up this event, and if you are going to be at C7, you ought to make an effort to attend. Work from some of the Yakface forum members you are familiar with will be featured in this panel, including some custom figure giveaways!