Tag: A New Hope


by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Yesterday, Hasbro’s new line of collector-targeted Star Wars figures, Star Wars Black, was announced on USAToday.com, which will include both traditional 3.75-inch action figures and a brand-new scale, 6-inch figures. Hasbro is excited to now share with you its official photography for the first 6-inch Star Wars Black figure, X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker. STAR WARS ®  BLACK SERIES…


by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2013
Sideshow Production Peek: Chewbacca Premium Format On the 12th and final day of Sideshow’s “12 Days of Sideshow” we get a video production peek at the upcoming Premium Format statue for Chewbacca. Will someone get this big walking carpet out of my way? Pop Culture is Our Culture. It’s happening now @ Sideshow Experience http://www.sideshowexperience.com Sideshow Collectibles and Sideshow Experience are…


by Daniel Pickett
December 27, 2012
GGrevised_new-yrSched2013-500x676.jpg Gentle Giant Ltd sent out a “Happy New Year” message to their fans that also included an updated schedule for their Q1 2013 releases:


by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2012
SW_VINTAGE_LOGO1-500x211.jpg HASBRO sent us the following information this morning announcing the return of their ultra popular “vintage” Star Wars line in for form of some “Best of…” waves.  There is line up for what we will see in the U.S. as well as some international waves:   STAR WARS VINTAGE FIGURE LINE: U.S. REGION UPDATE Great…


by Daniel Pickett
December 9, 2012
PIHXwing_250-150x150.jpg Items From The Original Star Wars Trilogy Will Be Up For Auction At Profiles in History’s “Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction” December 15th and 16th   LOS ANGELES- DEC 7, 2012- Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is proud to announce that items from the original three Star Wars films will be up…


by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2012
Max-Rebo_001-150x150.jpg After being the buzz of both this year’s San Diego Comic Con and Star Wars Celebration VI, Gentle Giant are proud to officially bring you two of the biggest statues they have  ever produced: the Darth Maul Spider Statue and the Sandtrooper on Dewback Animated Maquette. Both of these highly anticipated items are guaranteed to…


by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2012
Angry Birds Star Wars will be out on November 8. http://angrybirds.com/starwars One week to go! Until then, head over to our http://angrybirds.tumblr.com page for fan art, comics and more videos like this one. Official gameplay trailer coming next week on November 5. Angry Birds Star Wars coming on November 8, to iOS, Android, Windows Phone,…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2012
Rovio has posted a new video for their upcoming ‘Star Wars Angry Birds’ game/app, and it contains the first gameplay footage we have seen for the title – Angry Birds Star Wars coming on November 8, to iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC & Windows 8. Follow @angrybirds at http://twitter.com/angrybirds Like them at…


by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2012
Gentle Giant is proud to bring you six brand new items for October 2012. Gandalf Mini Bust – $70 Before the King returned. Before the Battle of Helm’s Deep. Before the Council of Elrond. Before even great Smaug fell… there was a knock at the door of Bag End that started it all. One of…


by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2012
The latest issue of Diamond Comics’ Previews catalog has been sent out to comic book shops, and it has a full range of products available for pre-order from Diamond Select Toys! Seriously, there’s something for everybody! Gamers, check out our Street FIghter X Tekken toys! Comic lovers, peruse our Marvel and Walking Dead offerings! Sci-Fi…


by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
The Star Wars Diorama Workshop, a fixture at Star Wars Celebration events since 2002, is celebrating its tenth anniversary by producing the largest ever diorama display featuring a Return to Tatooine. But rather than just building a Mos Eisley diorama like a decade ago, this year’s version will feature the entire planet spread out over…


by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
Hasbro has just released an impressive list of new products Star Wars Vintage Figures – Wave 04 – This wave features 6 new figures each with a normal version of the packaging as well as a new promotional blue card version.   Cases, Sets, and Singles are available here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=2012+vintage+04 Marvel Universe 2012 – Wave…


by Daniel Pickett
May 11, 2012
Star Wars fans rejoice! It’s time for another pair of spectacular Star Wars collectibles from Diamond Select Toys! First up is a brand-new vinyl Star Wars bust bank, this time depicting the Clone Wars version of Anakin Skywalker! Measuring 8 inches tall, the bank has an amazing sculpt and features all the detailing of a…


by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 (Carlsbad, CA) –  Seven-year-old Phillip Engdahl from Escondido used a lightsaber alongside LEGOLAND® California’s General Manager Peter Ronchetti to cut the ribbon opening LEGO® Star Wars™ Gallery during an official ceremony today at the family theme park in Carlsbad. Engdahl was just one of 22 children from Make-A-Wish Foundation who were invited…


by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 27, 2012) – LEGOLAND® California’s Master Model Builders, Gary McIntire and Ryan Ziegelbauer, installed a new LEGO® model of a Jawa sandcrawler in LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland today as the family theme park prepares to reveal the expanded area to the public on March 29. The giant Jawa sandcrawler, featured in Star…


by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Feb.28, 2012) – A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California! The 63” by 34” model created out of 20,000 LEGO® bricks is just one of many new models and scenes being added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland launching March 29 at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Master Model Builder, Gary McIntire, un-wrapped…


by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2011
  PACKED WITH NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN SPECIAL FEATURES, NINE-DISC COLLECTION PROVIDES AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK  AT “A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY” The Complete Saga Debuts on High-Definition Blu-ray This September SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (May 4, 2011) – Bring home the adventure and share Star Wars™ with your whole family – when STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA comes to…


by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2011
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by Daniel Pickett
April 1, 2011
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 31, 2011) – Actress Carrie Fisher, known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars Episodes IV, V and VI, made a special appearance in Carlsbad today to commemorate the grand opening of STAR WARS™ Miniland at LEGOLAND® California. The ceremony, held prior to Park opening, was attended by community leaders…


by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2011
LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand Time-Lapse Build Video At the end of the month Abby and I will be going down to Carlsbad to cover the opening of the new LegoLand Star Wars MiniLand for AFi and I couldn’t be more excited.   I made my first trip down to LegoLand California just last June and was blown away by the recreations of cities…