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Official “Wookiee Weekend” THIS WEEKEND?

Despite the moniker of “Wookiee Weekend” being attributed to April’s release of products for Solo: A Star Wars Story, it is being stated (and marketed by various retailers) that this weekend, kicking off with Star Wars Day (Friday, May 4th), will be the official launch of the “Wookiee Weekend” promotion. Look for some special product reveals to be announced soon as well as ticket sales for Solo: A Star Wars Story to open too.

DIY: Building the Death Star Data Tape

Last week for May the 4th, my daughters had a special “Star Wars Day” function for school where they encouraged the kids to dress up as their favorite character. Naturally, I was all for this but felt the need to take it a step further so I took it upon myself to add a bit of flare to my daughter’s Jyn Erso costume and give her her own stolen Death Star Data Tape stunt prop. Click on through to check out a few in-progress images as well as the final outfit.

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Star Wars Day Giveaway – Celebration Exclusive Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot)

We managed to secure an extra Celebration Exclusive Luke Skywalker X-wing Pilot and in honor of #StarWarsDay we’re giving one away!* Simply leave a comment here on this article (not our social media postings) stating what is your favorite Luke Skywalker collectible and why. We’ll pick and announce the winner tomorrow. Good luck, and May the Fourth Be With You!

*Giveaway is open to US residents only.

Update: a winner has been selected. Details in the comment section.

Hallmark’s #popminded Reveals Star Wars Store Exclusive Details (and more)

Hallmark’s Popminded YouTube channel has revealed details on upcoming in-store and online exclusives for the Itty Bittys plush line of collectibles.

Exclusive figures include, Ahsoka Tano, Sabine Wren, Luke Skywalker with X-wing Fighter (available on Star Wars Day, May 4th) and Maz Kanata (available September 1).

Toyguide Update: Disney Store Exclusive Limited Edition Boba Fett Figurine

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The Yakface Toyguide updates resume today with our next entry in the series of Disney Store exclusives: the Limited Edition Boba Fett Figurine.

PROS:  The overall sculpt and size is good, making it manageable for most display applications and the pose is fitting for a bounty hunter in midst of battle. The carbon freezing chamber base gives it nice presentation while making it very stable for displaying. The best aspect of this piece is the addition of the light-up base – something that would have been great in the 2014 Darth Vader base. No assembly required.

CONS: Pricey for the size and its limited edition (750 piece) production run is driving up the secondary price on eBay with listings ranging from two to three times the retail price. Paint apps could be tighter, especially the silver weathering which borders on excessive.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and judge for yourself whether this piece is worth adding to your collection.

Episode #96: Star Wars Day Every Day.

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On this latest episode, Flyguy and I discuss the reveals and announcements from companies such as Funko, Hot Toys, Sideshow and more as we celebrate May the Fourth: Star Wars Day. The big news didn’t stop with products though as we already have a new date to mark in our calendars as Lucasfilm and ReedPOP announce Celebration Orlando for April 2017. All of this and more PLUS our latest acquisitions on Episode #96 of The Realm Recap.

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