Tag: gentle giant

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2010
The Washington DC Metro Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) will have a great Fall picnic on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 in Gambrills, MD. The pavilion of the Bell Branch Athletic Complex will be the site of the club’s annual Anniversary celebration, which will feature the usual food, fun, and fellowship.  Special events at this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 12, 2010
First, Gentle Giant brought us Commander Bly – then the Galactic Marine. Now, Forbidden Planet and Gentle Giant bring you: the Republic Commandos!   Over the years top toy and figure sculptors Gentle Giant have received many requests for the Delta Squad Clone Troopers from the Lucasarts video game Republic Commando. Now, they make those…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2009
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: January 1st, 2010  Wave/Assortment: Wave 1 Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: cloth shirt and base Scale: 6" Sculpted By: Gentle Giant Notes:  22+ points of articulation THE PACKAGE    

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2009
Today the official website for Comic Con International posted a list of the 2009 exclusives for the show.  This is NOT a complete list yet, so far it’s only four pages long,  but starts as a good guide to how much money you will need to bring with you to the con and what lines…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2008
After the hugely successful Commander Bly bust in 2007, Forbidden Planet is thrilled to announce the launch of their second Gentle Giant exclusive, taking place at the London Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue,WC2, on Friday 24th October from 5:00pm This awesome Galactic Marine will only be available from Forbidden Planet – it can’t be pre-ordered, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2008
The team has been working fast and furious to get all of the pictures in our Comic Con 2008 gallery labeled, and we are just about done.  There are a few more galleries still to be added, but the lion’s share are up now for your enjoyment.  Check out our coverage of the toys, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 23, 2008
Get ready for a Cylon invasion at this July’s San Diego Comic Con because Diamond Select Toys has unveiled plans for an exclusive "Valley of Darkness" Cylon Centurion!  Based on the bloody second season episode, these nonstop murderous machines are sure to make a killing! Only available at the Diamond Select Toys booth (#2607) during…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
June 9, 2008
Before I post about more unseen Star Wars stuff, I thought I’d do a bit of follow-up to some that I’ve already shown. One of our biggest heartbreaks in designing stuff for Phantom Menace promotions was getting all the way to prototype on a big Jabba the Hutt beanbag, but having it rejected for cost/size…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2008
  Iron Cow has returned from Day One of New York comic con and uploaded all of his pictures and we have labeled EVERYONE OF THEM so you actually KNOW what you are looking at.   Check out the latest from: Mattel, Hasbro, DC Direct, Mezco, The Four Horsemen and much more! Click here to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2008
  To kick off the 3rd Anniversary Celebration here is a video we cut together of our Toy Fair  2008 video footage.  This video covers a little of everything and gives you a bit of flavor of walking around the Javits  Center .  I hope you dig it!   Thanks to "Cubby" for cutting it together.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 12, 2008
For many months rumors have been flying around with nothing able to be confirmed or denied about this mysterious piece….until now!   Gentle Giant is excited to announce the Obi-Wan Kenobi in Clone Trooper Armor Mini Bust, a companion piece to the similarly named statue released in January 2007.   We’ve taken one of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 13, 2007
We got a quick update from the folks at Gentle Giant to clarify some information regarding their Animated Pirates of the Caribbean Maquette line.  Although they announced the cancellation of distributor orders for Will Turner and Captain Barbossa Maquettes at the beginning of this week, they are still producing the 2 items.  These items will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2007
Gentle Giant strives to create some of the coolest and highly detailed collectibles out today. Sometimes on occasion we think we’ve finished a piece and then an light blub comes on and we go back to the drawing board. The Darth Vader on Star Destroyer Kustomz is one of those such pieces. After careful thought,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 16, 2007
Today Diamond Select Toys is ready to reveal one of the upcoming busts in the ongoing line of Battlestar Galactica collectibles.  Possibly the most terrifying addition to this Reimagined series, the deadly Cylon Centurions are capable of untold death and destruction thanks to their talon-like claws and fondness for double-barreled machine guns.  Now you too…

 

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