@GentleGiantLtd San Diego Comic Con Exclusive Announcement #1 – Boba Fett STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI Jumbo Figure #SDCC #StarWars
June 5, 2018

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi comes The Return of the Jedi edition Jumbo Boba Fett! Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to present this fan-favorite character as our 2018 Comic Con exclusive Jumbo! In 2010 Gentle Giant Ltd. Released the first 12” Jumbo Star Wars figure, 8 years and over 60 figures later the Jumbo line is still going strong and delighting fans by up-sizing their favorite vintage figures to the massive Jumbo scale! The circle is now complete with the very limited edition Comic Con 2018 release of Boba Fett on The Return of the Jedi backer card for the very first time! This new card release features the Return of the Jedi logo and a jumbo photo of Boba Fett in action on Jabba’s sand skiff on Tattooine, just like the vintage counterpart!

Digitally scanned from an authentic 3 ¾” vintage figure and reproduced to a substantial 12″ tall, no detail has been overlooked in the making of this Star Wars Jumbo! Injection molded and made of durable plastics, this jumbo figure comes with his non-removable rocket, 5 points of articulation and his black blaster rifle, exactly like his vintage counterpart! This classic figure comes packaged on a 1983 Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi-inspired blister card with a resealable plastic outer clamshell to help protect and display this limited edition collectible on your wall, shelf or favorite showcase.

The Boba Fett Jumbo Figure will be available exclusively at our booth (booth #3513) at San Diego Comic Con July 18th-22nd. However, we have set aside a limited quantity of them for current members of our 2018 Premier Guild Collectors club. Even if you are not able to attend Comic Con 2018 you can still join the Premier Guild and order one (while available) and we will ship it to you after the convention*. The Boba Fett ROTJ Jumbo will be available to pre-order for 2018 Premier Guild Platinum members at 12noon pst starting on June 4th. The orders will reopen at 12 noon PST for Gold and Silver members on June 5th.

You can go to https://www.gentlegiantltd.com/premier-guild/ to find out more information or to sign up for the Premier Guild.

* someing shipping restrictions apply.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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