Tag: The Empire Strikes Back

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2013
Two fantastic new Star Wars items are now up for pre-order from the good people at Gentle Giant Ltd. Jumbo Star Wars Snowtrooper Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you their new line of vintage Kenner inspired Star Wars Action Figure reproductions with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
BobaBlackPackage.gif As you will recall USA Today were the folks that broke the news and gave us our first images of the upcoming Star Wars Black from Hasbro back in February.   So it’s only fitting that they show us the first images of the Star Wars Black SDCC 2013 exclusive – Boba Fett with Han Solo…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2013
ScreenHunter_143-Mar.-29-15.41.jpg Ask Yoda-bunny for The Empire Strikes OutTM Available on DVD March 26th     Easter is just around the corner, so we thought we would help out Star Wars fans by providing you with a guide to how you can decorate your own LEGO Star Wars-inspired Easter eggs. With our step-by-step guide you will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
  Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to welcome our upcoming Kenner Jumbo IG-88 Figure to the line-up! One of the most memorable moments of The Empire Strikes Back featured Darth Vader on the bridge of the Executor addressing the now infamous line-up of bounty hunters. These characters have gone on to become fan favorites, heavily…

 

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 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 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
June 5, 2012
Sideshow Collectibles has started sending out teasers of their 2012 SDCC exclusives to subscribers to their e-newsletter.   Today’s reveal looks to be a Snowtrooper from ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ If you’ve ever wondered what differentiates high-end collectibles from all the rest, check out the details we’ve worked into this amazing costume. Each item is carefully…

 

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
  You can pre-order from Amazon.com by clicking here.  

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2011
Calling All Star Wars Fans!! Launching on Wednesday March 9, 2011 at 12pm ET through Saturday, March 12, 2011 at noon, Gilt CHILDREN (gilt.com) invites members to a curated selection of 30 hard-to-find vintage collectibles — hand-picked by Brian Semling! Brian Semling was born in 1977, the same year Star Wars was released. Perhaps that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Our Hasbro coverage is now online and being labelled as I type! Lots of shots from the showroom in New York from Toy Fair 2011, showing new GI Joe, Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel Comics and lots more. Go there now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2011
Today was the big Hasbro collectors event.   The presentation was over two hours long so there was a lot of information to absorb.  We did our best live Tweeting at the event as they did not allow recording of any kind this year.  Here’s some information from the Tweets as well as some additional fill…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2011
Star Wars Comes to Blu-Ray THE MOST ANTICIPATED BLU-RAY RELEASE IN THE GALAXY IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR WORLDWIDE PRE-ORDER STARTING TODAY LAS VEGAS (Jan. 6, 2011) – The most anticipated Blu-ray release ever – the Star Wars™ Saga – emerges from light speed this September 2011. For the first time, all six of George Lucas’ epic films (Episodes I-VI) are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2011
Experience the Saga like never before at family theme park in Carlsbad CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) – In March 2011, LEGOLAND® California is introducing an all-new, dedicated STAR WARS Miniland area for the very first time! Guests can enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, as well…

 

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