There was a lot to take in over the weekend with the new product announcements and initiatives from Hasbro at Toy Fair 2018. For an overview of the products revealed, click on through to checkout press release images for Force Link, Black Series and Vintage Collection products.
Thanks to Cargo Hold co-host Chris K. for the links.
Continue reading Toy Fair 2018: Hasbro Press Release Images
Hasbro’s Sail Barge Crowd Funding project has just hit the 500 backer milestone. Keep checking for progress and to find out all the details about this amazing project (or better yet, to back this project yourself!) by CLICKING HERE.
Update: we’ve added a direct link in the right column of the page to keep this campaign visible on the front page and press images after the break.
Continue reading Update: Hasbro TVC Sail Barge
For better or worse, Hasbro is going to be supplementing the upcoming TVC line with repacks.
But, this could be a good thing if Hasbro is selective about it and picks great figures where demand still exists. That way carded collectors get their TVC fix, while openers get another shot at certain figures too.
Which figures are good candidates for a repack onto a TVC cardback in your eyes? Share your thoughts after the jump!
FigureShield has announced the availability of the protective clamshell cases for standard 6″x9″ carded figures.
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Jenmarie (@acrossthestars) has drawn our attention to a new assortment of Hallmark Itty Bitty characters slated for release in 2018. Look for Lando Calrissian, Queen Amidala, Darth Maul, plus a Limited Edition Lobot and more. The reveals also confirm the continuation of the Vintage Kenner inspired blister packs where we’ll see Han Solo, Chewbacca and an online exclusive Kenner R2-D2. Click the image above for a closer look.
Frankie P. posted a couple shots via Facebook of the Columbia store window display in New York featuring the upcoming Echo Base Collection of coats. The vintage packaging display is just the icing on the cake for this cool line. Click on through for a closer look.
Continue reading Columbia Echo Base Collection Window Display
Gentle Giant is now taking preorders for their Jumbo Kenner Early Bird 4-pack that was revealed at SDCC last week. This set includes 4 previously sold out figures (Chewbacca, Princess Leia, R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker with Telescoping Lightsaber) all presented is a special display box, white mailer tray, stickers and display stand.
Gentle Giant has updated their booth today with the reveal of an upcoming Jumbo Kenner Early Bird set featuring Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker (with Double Telescoping Lightsaber). Check out the images from Rebelscum.
Ultimate deal finder Scott from Tulsa reports finding the 40th Anniversary Darth Vader with Display “Legacy Pack” on sale for $19.87 at his Walmart. And for those that require additional proof, here is a link to the receipt.
K & C Collectibles has added Black Series 6″, Topps 40th Anniversary Trading Card box, Older Titanium Ships, Gentle Giant Mini Bust and Hallmark Ornaments. Click the NEW PRODUCTS link under the Categories Section for a complete list of recently added items.
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