Star Wars Celebration

Bandai Tamashii Nations Movie Realization Ronin Boba Fett ‘Prototype’ Version for SDCC

Another tidbit of SDCC news coming out of Star Wars Celebration. Tamashii Nation’s Movie Realization line is continuing and a ‘Prototype’ version of the Ronin Boba Fett will be an SDCC exclusive and will also be available online via a Bandai website. More details as they become available.  Thanks to and photo from @bobafettfanclub (www.bobafettfanclub.com).

Hasbro’s Star Wars Reveals at Star Wars Celebration: Jaina Solo, Tarkin, SDCC Exclusives and More

We’ve already shared the SDCC exclusives news (premium versions of Luke with speeder and Grand Admiral Thrawn) in other posts but Hasbro has shared details and images of everything revealed at their Star Wars Celebration panel today. 

Outside of the exclusives the big reveals were 6″ figures of Grand Moff Tarkin and Jaina Solo and the annoucement of the return of the Vintage Collection complete with a Fan’s Choice vote. If you’re looking to participate in the vote, get details here

Check out the official images and full details of these new figures below!

Update: Tarkin will be available in Spring 2018. 

  • STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES X-34 LANDSPEEDER & 6-INCH LUKE SKYWALKER (SDCC Exclusive) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $89.99/Available at Comic-Con International in San Diego
  • STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN (SDCC Exclusive) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available at Comic-Con International in San Diego
  • STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH JAINA SOLO Figure (Fan Figure Vote 2016 Winner) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017
  • STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH TARKIN Figure – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2019
    STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES CLONE COMMANDER GREE – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Summer 2017, Available exclusively at Toys “R” Us.
  • STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES 6-INCH INFERNO SQUADRON PILOT Figure (Battlefront) – Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2017, Available exclusively at Game Stop.

Another New Black Series Vehicle Revealed: Luke’s Speeder

Another day closer to Star Wars Celebration resulted in another new reveal from Hasbro of Star Wars toys to come. Today Yahoo revealed another $60 Black Series vehicle – Luke with his X-34 landspeeder. The landspeeder includes a stand giving it the appearance of hovering and includes a Tatooine Luke figure. 

The new 6″ Tatooine Luke figure includes his macrobinoculars, lightsaber hilt, and slugthrower rifle, and his hat and goggles. The speeder includes a place for the rifle to be stored. 

Look for this new vehicle in the fall and look for more Star Wars reveals later this weekend from Star Wars Celebration.

Update: New images direct from our friends at Hasbro! 

New Star Wars Black Series Vehicle Revealed: Rey’s Speeder with New Rey Figure

With Star Wars Celebration right around the corner this weekend, fans are eagerly looking forward to what new reveals from the Hasbro team. Today io9 broke the news of the first reveal – a new 6″ scale Black Series vehilcle, Rey’s Speeder from The Force Awakens. 

This $60 vehicle features opening panels, moveable parts and a display stand that allows for dynamic positioning of her Jakku transportation. Included with the vehicle is an all new ‘scavenger’ version of Rey – the figure features 28 points of articulation, new soft goods, a bag (for storing what she finds in that Star Destroyer), a face mask and her staff (which can be stored on vehicle). 

Look for Rey’s Speeder to be available everywhere this fall and look for more news out of the Star Wars Celebration this weekend.

Gentle Giant Announces Star Wars Celebration / SDCC Exclusives and PGM Pre-Order Details

Gentle Giant has announced their first exclusives for the 2017 convention season. These two Star Wars exclusives will be available at both Star Wars Celebration and SDCC.

The first exclusive is a 1:6 scale minibust of the Ralph McQuarrie concept Han Solo. This continues their series of McQuarrie minibusts.

The second exclusive fits in with the 1:6 scale Jumbo series and is a twist on the formula, as this character was never available packaged alone…but for these convetions it will be. The Dianoga Trash Monster (originally included with the Death Star Playset) comes packaged in a vintage inspired collector’s box and includes foam trash. Gentle Giant got creative on this one and the result is worth it.

Both of these exclusives will be available for pre-order to Premier Guild members this week. Platinum members will be able to pre-order starting 10AM PST on April 5th, Gold members at 10AM PST on April 6th and Silver members at 10AM PST on April 7th. 

You can find Gentle Giant on the web here to sign up for PGM and get access to the pre-orders.

eFX Announces Star Wars Celebration Exclusive, Pre-Orders for Star-Lord Helmet, Cap’s Stealth Shield

eFX has announced their exclusive for the upcoming Star Wars Celebration, a chrome plated Stormtrooper helmet celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope.

COMMEMORATIVE 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION STORMTROOPER HELMET
$479
Limited Edition: 500 Pieces Worldwide
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977,we are pleased to announce a very special commemorative edition of one of the most iconic helmets in the Star Wars universe!

This unique, chrome plated helmet is a limited edition of only 500 pieces.  Each one comes with a numbered plaque and our unique new display stand.

A very limited number of helmets will be available for pre-order to be shipped AFTER Star Wars Celebration. Pre-order starts Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 9AM.

They also announce they will offer a second 40th Anniversary commemorative exclusive for SDCC with more details to come.

Other items now available for pre-order are the Star-Lord Helmet and Captain America’s Stealth Shield. See all these collectibles below.

Second Wave of Star Wars Celebration Exclusives Revealed

Star Wars Celebration is quickly creeping up and Funko has announced the remainingexclusives for the show. If you are attending and want to grab any of this loot, be sure to enter the lottery to win a ticket for the line.

The newly revealed exclusives are:

  • Pop!: Hoth Princess Leia
  • Pop!: Hooded Jedi Luke
  • Pop!: Rebels – Grand Admiral Thrawn
  • Pop!: 442nd Clone Trooper
  • Mini Hikari: Green & Gold Greedo 2-pack
  • Mini Hikari: Blue & Clear (Green Glitter) Greedo 2-pack
  • Galactic Plushies: Jabba the Hutt & Salacious B. Crumb 2-pack

The shared exclusives will be announced April 12th.  See all these new exclusives below.

Funko Announces First Wave of Star Wars Celebration Exclusives

Star Wars Celebration is quickly creeping up and Funko has announced the first round of exclusives for the show. If you are attending and want to grab any of this loot, be sure to enter the lottery to win a ticket for the line.

The first exclusives shared are:

  • Pop! Deluxe: Rey with Speeder
  • Pop!: Garindan (Empire Spy)
  • Pop!: Han Solo (Action Pose)
  • Pop!: Qui Gon Jinn (Holographic)
  • Pop!: Rebels – Chopper (Imperial Disguise)
  • Wobblers: Boba Fett (Proto Suit)

The next round of exlcuisves will be shared Thursday and the shared exclusives will be announced April 12th.  See all these new exclusives below.

Kotobukiya Announces Star Wars Celebration Exclusive ARTFX+ Droids

Kotobukiya has announced their exclusives for the 2017 Star Wars Celebration taking place next month in Orlando, Florida. For this years’ show they are offering four all new ARTFX+ droid releases.  Each of these will be sold exclusively at the Kotobukiya booth (#3332) at Star Wars Celebration. The four exclusives for the show are:

 

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusive 0-0- 0 (Triple Zero) & BT-1 ARTFX+

A Kotobukiya Japanese import!  Activated by Doctor Aphra and under the service of Darth Vader the assassin Droids known as 0-0- 0 (Triple Zero) & BT-1 appear for the first
time in the ARTFX+ series! Programed in the art of “etiquette and torture” this dastardly duo wreaks havoc (and incinerations) across the galaxy!

Triple Zero stands just over 6 ½ inches tall while BT-1 stands 4 ½ inches tall in 1/10 the ARTFX+ scale. Magnets in their feet provide the perfect stability on the included metal display bases. As with other Celebration exclusives this release also includes a special commemorative collector’s coin. And as an extra special bonus to this set only, a 10” x 8” print is included in the box with exclusive artwork by acclaimed artist Adi Granov!

srp $79.99
Available APRIL 2017.
© & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.

 

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusive R5-D4 ARTFX+

A Kotobukiya Japanese import!  As fate (or sabotage) would have it R5-D4 was brought to a screeching stop just moments from reaching the Lars homestead. Due to a “bad” motivator this red and white Astromech Droid was retrieved by his Jawa handlers thus setting off a chain of events that would forever change the life of young moisture farmer Luke Skywalker.

R5-D4 stands 4 ½ inches tall in 1/10 th ARTFX+ scale. Magnets in its feet provide the perfect stability on the included metal display bases. As with other Celebration exclusives this release also includes a special commemorative collector’s coin.

srp $44.99
Available APRIL 2017.
© & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.

 

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusive R4-M9 ARTFX+

A Kotobukiya Japanese import!  A green and white Astromech Droid of the Galactic Empire, R4-M9 played an instrumental role in retrieving data from the Tantive IV’s computer banks in conjunction to the whereabouts of the stolen Death Star plans.

R4-M9 stands 4 ½ inches tall in 1/10 th ARTFX+ scale. Magnets in its feet provide the perfect stability on the included metal display bases. As with other Celebration exclusives this release also includes a special commemorative collector’s coin.

srp $44.99
Available APRIL 2017.
© & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.
 

Star Wars Celebration 2017 Exclusive R2-X2 ARTFX+

A Kotobukiya Japanese import!  Assigned to Rebel pilot Theron Nett, R2-X2 was one of the many causalities during the Battle of Yavin when the X-wing it was assigned to was shot down in the trenches of the first Death Star.

R2-X2 stands 4 ½ inches tall in 1/10 th ARTFX+ scale. Magnets in its feet provide the perfect stability on the included metal display bases. As with other Celebration exclusives this release also includes a special commemorative collector’s coin.

srp $44.99
Available APRIL 2017.
© & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.

If you’re not attending the show and you want to grab any of these ARTFX+ releases, there is a limited pre-order taking placed on kotous.com.

Funko Celebrates Star Wars at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 with Exclusive Pop!s

funko logoStar Wars Celebration is heading to Europe this year and, with an assist from Underground Toys, Funko’s got four show exclusive Pop!s lined up, These will be available at Star Wars Celebration Europe at booth #S203. The four exclusives are a handless Bespin Luke Skywalker, Yavin Ceremony Luke Skywalker and Han Solo and the bounty hunter 4-LOM.

Check these out below and, if you’re heading to the show, pick me up a Bespin Luke!

Time-Lapse Of Star Wars Celebration Cloud City Diorama Build

starwarsOne of the most action figure centric activities at last week’s Star Wars Celebration was Frank D’iorio’s Cloud City diorama build hosted at the Hasbro booth. Constructed over the course of the show, this huge diorama measures 640 square feet, has over 400 set pieces and features around 800 Hasbro and Kenner Star Wars action figures.

If you’re like me and missed the show, Hasbro’s sent over a time-lapse video of the build. Check it out below!

First Batch of Funko’s Star Wars Celebration Exclusives

POP LOGOFunko’s revealed their first round of exclusives for Star Wars Celebration, taking place in Anaheim. Star Wars Celebration is coming April 16-19, 2015 and Funko will be there at booth #1410. The first exclusives revealed were all Pop! vinyl figures – E-3PO, unmasked Darth Vader, R2-Q5 and a Shocktrooper.

Toy Tokyo will also have an exclusive Pop! at the show – R2-R9. See these below and stay tuned for more Funko exclusives headed to Star Wars Celebration.

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