There has been a bit of confusion surrounding the retail partner for the 6″ 40AC R5-D4 figure. Original claims out of Toy Fair stated that it would be exclusive to Entertainment Earth, but the images from Hasbro indicted that GameStop would be offering the figure. We’ve received information that Entertainment Earth IS NOT carrying it and it will in fact be sold through GameStop/ThinkGeek.
We’re back!!!! Toy Fair 2017 is here and Hasbro has officially unveiled the 40th Anniversary Collection of products. Join Flyguy and me as we discuss all of the reveals including exclusives, 3.75″ figures and more. This and much more on Episode 109 of The Realm Recap.
Hasbro has released their press images from Toy Fair 2017. Click on through to check out the 40th Anniversary Collection figures, including the exclusive R5-D4, the 6″ TBS AT-ACT Driver and 3.75″ Black Series figures.
We cryptically shared this info a few weeks ago, and now with their official announcement, we can post these openly. Click on through for the Walmart SKU and UPC codes for the 40th Anniversary Collection of 6″ products.
Rumored/leaked for a while now, Hasbro has also announced that Walmart will be getting another wave of 3.75″ Black Series figures. The assortment includes repacks of Prototype Boba Fett, Tusken Raider, Ponda Baba and Sandtrooper (Orange Pauldron).
Hasbro officially has announced the 6″ assortment of 40th Anniversary figures. Entertainment Weekly provides a detailed look at the Vintage packaging as well as the first look at the 40th Anniversary Legacy Pack which includes Vader and 6″ scale display base. Luke, Leia, Han, Ben, and R2 are available for preorder now through HasbroToyShop.
Since I’ve received dozens of emails, links and images, I’ll state openly here that images for (some) the 40th Anniversary 6″ figures have shown up across social media (via Amazon.com.mx). We won’t be sharing the images publicly per Hasbro’s request. We will say the images confirm the some of the rumors, so watch VERY SOON for preorders to go live on these items and for their full (official) reveal this weekend at Toyfair in New York.
Update: Amazon Mexico has pulled down their links and images for those figures.
PROS: Overall sculpt and deco is fantastic with crisp details and decent color blending especially on the hands/forearms. Like the TFA Admiral Ackbar that came before it, Raddus features an articulated mouth to bark out orders to the fleet over Scarif. It works well and is reminiscent of a time when toys were toys. He includes a DH-17 blaster pistol which is oddly oversized, and a rocket firing rifle.
CONS: The incorporation of the movable jaw renders the neck immobile so the figure is perpetually stuck looking forward/up. As one of the final figures released in the Rogue One line look, this may prove to be a tough find as we approach spring/summer with the 40th Anniversary and The Last Jedi product on the way.
Head to the toyguide for our detailed image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.
Tamashii Nations has revealed their S.H.Figuarts versions of C-3PO and R2-D2 from A New Hope. C-3PO looks gorgeous with its vac-metalized finish and R2-D2 features opening panels, extending arms and color changing “lights”. Look for these to go on sale soon with a July 2017 availability.
Sideshow Collectibles is now taking preorders for their Rey and BB-8 Premium Format Figures as seen yesterday on The Star Wars Show. There are a few options to choose from as they are available individually or as a bundle which saves you $40.00. Order yours today using our handy affiliate links below.
Today we have an advanced look at the upcoming wave figures from Rogue One and Star Wars Rebels. This assortment includes 4 new figures: Admiral Raddus, Galen Erso, Lieutenant Sefla and Fenn Rau. Click on through for some carded and loose shots as well as some first impressions on the figures themselves.
You’ve read the teases for a while but the latest edition of the Star Wars Show has revealed the Vintage Kenner style packaging for the 6″ Black Series line of 40th Anniversary figures. While not all figures are shown, they do reveal a special exclusive version of the Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot) available at Star Wars Celebration.