Back in October 2018, Hasbro announced that 5 previously released TVC figures would be reissued in the Vintage Collection with Photo Real paint applications and of those 5, only Boba Fett has been MIA. After a bit of research today, I managed to find a listing stating that the updated Boba Fett (VC09) will be in a case assortment (after waves 6 & 7) and packed with carry forwards of Chewbacca, R2-D2 and the Stormtrooper.
As with any rumor, it is subject to change and/or cancellation by the manufacturer.
We are only two months away from 2019 and from what we’ve seen thus far (officially), Hasbro’s mantra is basically “what’s old is new again” thanks to the reissue of older figures (essentially repacks) but with an updated look care of Photo Real tech being applied to the 3.75″ scale. Some don’t like the approach of having so many “repacks” for super-articulated figures, especially at today’s price point. The later half of the year looks brighter for the line and, thankfully, there are a few surprises left make their way across the Dune Sea of the retail landscape…. Continue reading Rumor Report: TVC – Looking Forward to the Past