It’s been a while since we’ve reported one of these but with all of the reports of the Walmart Exclusive 6″ Black Series Mimban Stormtroopers FINALLY hitting stores en masse, I’ve noticed a variant. The version from Canada (Toys”R”US) looks to have silver accents painted on it while the Walmart versions in the U.S. feature a plain, unpainted blaster.
Entertainment Earth is now taking preorder for the MIA Walmart Exclusive Vintage Collection Rey (Island Journey) figure.
Note: Rey (Island Journey) will be part of a group of shared/fan channel exclusives and not strictly an Entertainment Earth exclusive.
Walmart has finally updated their planogram/aisle reset plans to include the much-neglected Vintage Collection. As you’ve read here and elsewhere, TVC has been relegated to wherever employees stick them as there was no official peg location for them, thus finding them in clearance sections and other unrelated areas of the store.
Thanks to Jason P. for the image.
Walmart has refreshed the layout of the page for the long-awaited (in the US) 6″ Black Series Mimban Stormtrooper so hopefully that means an online release is imminent.
Thanks to AdamBomb for the heads-up.
It’s still early in the return of TVC, but it appears as though we really could start seeing a resurgance with this line now that Walmart stores are starting to get in both Wave 2 and Wave 3 of TVC this month… but keep in mind, Target shoppers might be in for a dry spell with all the Wave 1 pegwarmers they are sitting on (thanks to the bad decision to repack so many figures in the first wave).
On any note, good luck on those toy runs and hopefully the disparaging times many 3.75″ collectors have been feeling for the past few years will soon be a thing of the past.
Twitter follower @jermader reports finding the Walmart Exclusive Vintage Collection Imperial TIE Fighter ($79) at Walmart in New Castle, Indiana. Use UPC/SKU 630509722822/954713757 to check your area.
Walmart’s ineptitude in handling new merchandise continues as Instagram follower inherprime Sends a shot from his Walmart in El Paso, Texas showing the newest wave of the Vintage Collection already tagged as clearance for $1 each.