Gentle Giant’s New April Preorders

GentleGiantLtdLogoGentle Giant sent over news of their newest preorders for April. There’s five new items, with four of them in this post. The fifth, a new Jumbo Vintage figure, will be debuted by our friends over at ActionFigureInsider on Monday.  Below see short descriptions of each item, a gallery and complete descriptions after the jump – and if anyone would like to send one of those Vader Vintage Monuments to the AwesomeToyBlog HQ, just let me know!

Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument – At a staggering 6 feet 9 inches tall, the TOWERING Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument is the latest addition to our line of vintage Kenner-inspired pieces. Our master artisans accomplished an incredible feat with this piece when they digitally scanned an original 3 ¾” action figure and re-scaled to life-size. This piece includes all of the features of the original figure, including the extending lightsaber blade from the figure’s right arm, and a vinyl cape. An impressive centerpiece for any display or collection.

Ezra and Chopper Maquette – From the highly anticipated new series, Star Wars Rebels, Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to introduce you to Ezra and Chopper! Ezra is an intergalactic con-artist on the cusp of discovering his skills with the Force. Chopper is an astromech droid cobbled together from spare parts, with an attitude to match. Together, they’ll leave their mark on the galaxy.

Shanna the She-Devil Statue – This statue was first seen as a part of our display at last year’s San Diego Comic Con. Since then, it’s become one of our most talked-about and hotly anticipated upcoming releases.

Magneto Zombie Mini Bust – First released at NYCC last year, Gentle Giant is proud to make this piece available to our collectors in North America. Get ‘em while you can!

Darth Vader Life Size Vintage Monument
License: Star Wars
Item Number: 80369
UPC: 8-71810-01076-9
Dimensions: H 6’ 9” x W 30” x D 15”
Release Date: Q1 2015

Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to their line of popular life-sized monuments with the life-sized Kenner-inspired Darth Vader Monument! Digitally scanned from an authentic mint-condition 3 ¾” action figure and reproduced to a staggering SIX FEET tall, this fully articulated monument also includes an authentic extending lightsaber, and re-scaled vinyl cape! A stunning centerpiece for any true collector’s display, this limited edition hand-painted monument includes a matching certificate of authenticity.

Ezra and Chopper Maquette – $120
License: Star Wars
Item Number: 80424
UPC:  8-71810-01077-6
Dimensions: TBD
Release Date: Q1 2015

Star Wars Rebels continues the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga with all-new exciting, action-packed adventures. It is a dark time in the galaxy, as the evil Galactic Empire tightens its grip of power from world to world. Ezra, a Force-sensitive intergalactic con artist and Chopper, a cobbled-together astromech droid with an attitude find themselves thrown into a much larger world of adventure and danger, as the Empire flexes their authority over their home world, Lothal.

Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the first new character from the highly anticipated new animated series, Star Wars Rebels – Ezra and Chopper! Crafted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. in the bold style of the exciting animated series, Star Wars Rebels, the Ezra and Chopper Maquette is as screen accurate as you can get! From the paint scheme on Ezra’s pilot helmet to the subtle shades of Chopper’s various reassembled parts, no detail has been overlooked. Each hand-painted piece has been cast in high-quality polystone and comes individually numbered with a matching certificate of authenticity. The new generation of Rebels have arrived!

Shanna the She-Devil Statue – $450
License: Marvel
Item Number: 80356
UPC:  8-71810-01078-3
Dimensions:  H 17.75” x W 13” x D 13”
Release Date:

Man and beast alike know Shanna O’Hare Plunder better by another name – the fearsome Shanna the She-Devil! Born in Africa and raised in the wild, Shanna grew up defending the animals of the savannah from poachers and predators alike. An encounter with the wizard Malgato ended with her being swept off to the legendary Savage Land. There, she found new threats and allies alike, joining Ka-Zar in his never-ending quest to protect his homeland.

Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the epic Shanna the She-Devil Statue! This dramatic limited edition statue depicts Shanna, the fierce jungle warrior confidently displaying her latest kill. Digitally sculpted by our master artisans, this statue is rendered using the highest quality polystone and hand painted. From the individual scales on the Each piece comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity. Make Mine Marvel!

Magneto Marvel Villains Zombie Mini Bust – $99
License: Marvel
Item Number: 80347
UPC: 8-71810-01029-5
Dimensions:  H 7.5” x W 6.5” x D 4.5”
Release Date: In Stock

Within the Marvel Multiverse is an alternate Earth designated Earth 2149, which contains alternate versions of Marvel superheroes. In this universe, Earth as we know it has been decimated by a zombie plague. Heroes and villains alike have succumbed and now find themselves united in their desire to consume the living. Not even the Master of Magnetism was able to repel the combined might of the undead Avengers, and now he has joined their ranks…

Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to bring you the first piece in an exciting new Marvel Zombie Villains series, Magneto! Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. and cast in high-quality polystone, this disgustingly detailed, hand-painted limited edition mini bust comes individually numbered and is paired with a matching certificate of authenticity. Make Mine Brains Marvel!

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