Further proof that retailers and PR firms for product for The Force Awakens, “Force Friday” and other events are completely in the dark, our team mate, Nabil form The Wolfpack Podcast has found the 6″ Battlefront Imperial Shock Trooper at Walmart in Florida.
On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast, Corey, Jayson, and Curto talk about all the leaked info regarding the Force Friday Midnight Toy Launch, on September 4th. We also discuss the Star Wars Saga Blu-Ray Steelbook releases and more!
Corey from The Wolfpack Podcast sends along this image from a Facebook group showing new aisle shippers hitting the floors at Walmart. Based on the merchandising planogram I’ve seen, these feature the same design that will be in the aisle and overhead awnings of Walmart for Force Friday and beyond.
It was only a matter of time, but the Hasbro 6″ First Order Stormtrooper figure from The Force Awakens hit eBay recently courtesy of seller VipersKingdom. It is sold out now but that is likely to change based on past history. If you absolutely must have the figure now, bookmark the seller’s page and check back often.
Ever since it was revealed that Toys R Us was sponsoring the Thursday JJ Abrams / Kathleen Kennedy panel at Star Wars Celebration, folks have speculated about the return of Midnight Madness. Thanks to our friend Chris at The Wolfpack Podcast it looks like that is indeed the plan. Click the image above for a closer look.
Flyguy and Yakface are back once again to grind through the week’s Star Wars collecting news. On this show, we discuss the big reveal from Hasbro regarding two new Star Wars Rebels figures being added this fall. We also discuss the latest arrivals online and at retail including the Bossk wave of 6″ Black Series figures. Disney has released their merchandising catalog for Star Wars Weekends 2015 and it features a few great items collectors will surely want to track down. Finally, we dive into a bit of Star Wars Rebels news as the cast is about to expand in a big way. All this plus our latest toy acquisitions on Episode 54 of The Realm Recap!