Starting on Sunday, qualifying toy and/or game purchases will earn you a FREE $10 gift card (with $50 purchase) or $25 gift card (with $100 purchase) at Target.
If your store is swimming in pegwarmer TVC Han Solo (Stormtrooper) figures like mine are, now may be a good time to bolster your Imperial ranks!
For those concerned about your Skiff preorders from Entertainment Earth, Adam Pawlus has confirmed that they are still safe, but warns that is subject to change (like most preorders).
Orders have started processing for the TVC Walmart Exclusive Jabba’s Palace Adventure Set. Look for credit authorizations and email notifications to hit your inboxes soon.
Amazon is sending out cancellation notification to some of those who purchased through them. It reads as follows:
Due to a lack of availability, we will not be able to obtain the following item(s) from your order:
“Star Wars The Vintage Collection – Episode VI Return of The Jedi – Jabba’s Tatooine Skiff Collectible Vehicle”
We’ve canceled the item(s) and apologize for the inconvenience. We must also apologize for the length of time it has taken us to reach this conclusion.
If you are still interested in purchasing this item, it may be available from other sellers.
Thanks to sheevpalpatine for the alert.
Target currently has the Retro Collection figures back in stock.
UPDATE: Sold out
Target.com is also processing and shipping pre-orders for their exclusive TVC Han Solo (Stormtrooper) figure. Check your inboxes for notifications.
In case you missed them all, here are individual links to the Hasbro rumor reports we have posted over the past couple of days in reverse chronological order:
For those looking to complete the Retro Collection carded set, Target.com is now has the Escape From Death Star Game with Exclusive Grand Moff Tarkin available for purchase.
As a follow up to our exclusive report back in January, I managed to find a UPC and Walmart SKU for the rumor E9 Vintage Collection Medium Vehicle. No word yet on what it is but I believe it is different than the rumored TVC Luke Skywalker X-wing coming later this year.
It seems like a fitting time to bring this up considering the news from earlier. A quick side-by-side comparison of the new Retro Collection Chewbacca vs. the original Kenner mold shows that the Retro model is noticably smaller in stature than the figure it pays homage. The differences also extend to sculpting of the fur and his iconic Kenner bowcaster.