Tag: The Empire Strikes Back

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2016
DarthVaderClassicBust2 Once a powerful Jedi Knight, Darth Vader was consumed by the Dark Side of the Force to become a dreaded Sith Lord of the Galactic Empire. Enforcing the evil will of the Emperor, Vader seeks to crush the Rebellion and turn Luke Skywalker to the Dark Side – as he once was.    Depicted as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2015
Hanbackbuddy (BALTIMORE, MD) – ()-Make sure your bounty to Jabba the Hutt is secure with a PREVIEWS exclusive Carbonite Han Solo back buddy by Comic Images. The exclusive backpack is available to pre-order from the September PREVIEWS catalog and will be available to purchase from comic book specialty shops in late October. Secure your things in carbonite with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2015
SWFFCountDAug22 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 13 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is Lando’s right hand man – Lobot.   It might…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 15, 2015
SWFFAug15 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 22 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is hands down my FAVORITE set in the vintage Micro…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
StarWarsBR2015Release1 Each Film Presented in Unique, Collectible Character Steelbook Packaging available November 10th Also Available Newly repackaged Star Wars: The Complete Saga to be released on October 13th Los Angeles, CA (August 5, 2015) – As the galaxy prepares for the next generation of Star Wars, the six epic films will each release as commemorative Blu-ray steelbooks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly30 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 36 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is a great, underrated classic playset.   Sure it seems like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly18 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 48 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is a pair of modern day miracles.   Back in the 1980’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 14, 2015
SWFFCountDJuly14 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 52 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is a two-pack that I still haven’t found yet – The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2015
SDCC Boba Fett JAKKS Here is an early look at Jakks Pacific 18″ SDCC 2015 Exclusive 18″ First Reveal Boba Fett action figure!  What does “first reveal” mean and where can you get one?  Watch and find out!

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 2, 2015
ScreenHunter_706 Jul. 02 22.58 Poll: Vote for the Next Star Wars: The Black Series 6-inch Figure Choose between a deadly Sith, a smooth-talking smuggler, and more fan favorites! Which icon of a galaxy far, far away will be the next to join Hasbro’s critically-acclaimed, highly-detailed, and all-around awesome Star Wars: The Black Series line of 6-inch figures? It’s up to you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2015
Dagobah_ProductShot_FINAL For the past several weeks Lego has been announcing their 2015 SDCC exclusives, and today the revealed their last one. This year’s exclusives include a Marvel Minifigure, a Star Wars mini-build,  an Ultron set and the new Star Wars Episode 7 First Order Stormtrooper.   See below for the details on each exclusive. The LEGO booth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2015
SWFFCountDMay28 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are out of the triple digits and we are 99 days away from Force Friday! The toy of the day is the snowspeeder vs. AT-AT boxed set…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2015
SWFFCountDMay21 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 106 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day celebrates the release of Episode V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK! My parents knew how…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 17, 2015
SWFFCountDMay17 Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 110 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is the vintage Kenner Micro World Bespin Playset. I LOVED this toy as a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2015
NEW YORK, May 4, 2015: For many science fiction fans, May 4th marks Star Wars Day – an event that sees aficionados of the hugely successful movie series celebrate Star Wars culture. This year’s festivities come hot on the heels of last month’s Star Wars Celebration, a fan event which saw the premiere of the second Star Wars:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 15, 2014
HTBobaFett1 The name “Boba Fett” is no stranger to all Star Wars fans. With his customized Mandalorian armor, deadly weaponry, and silent demeanor, Boba Fett was one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy. Following the introduction of Hot Toys’ Star Wars 1/6th scale collectible figures, today we are very excited to officially reveal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 20, 2014
GGSWJUghnaut2 The Ugnaught race is known for their industrious nature in the Star Wars Universe. Seen first in Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back, the Ugnaughts were the primary laborers on the Cloud City of Bespin. They can be seen tinkering with all manner of electrical and mechanical items, essentially keeping Cloud City up and running….

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2014
AFIAT-ATDriverPackagingConcept You may recall that our friends at Gentle Giant LTD. participated in our 9th anniversary “Scoop Week” and allowed us to debut their Star Wars Vintage Jumbo T.I.E. Pilot.   Today they have allowed us to reveal the first of their 2014 San Diego Comic Con exclusives, and it is another vintage Jumbo Imperial troop:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 20, 2014
InquisitorConcept New York Toy Fair was this week, and although Gentle Giant was not there with a booth this year, they do have a lot of exciting stuff to announce in their new solicitations:   Luke Bespin Vintage Jumbo Figure – $80 Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2013
Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with our exciting line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the second figure from the Battle of Hoth cycle – the Rebel Soldier Vintage Kenner-inspired Jumbo Figure! Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in…

 

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