One. Hundred. Episodes. On this milestone episode of The Realm Recap, Flyguy and I bring you the latest in Star Wars collecting news from Hasbro, Hot Toys, Funko, and more. We’re still waiting with anticipation for Hasbro to finally, officially, reveal their exclusive(s) for SDCC, but in the meantime, they are teasing something special for July 6. Do you know what it is? (Leave a comment if you have a guess). We also discuss the expanding line of Funko POP!s that have started hitting online and in store over the past week. Hot Toys made new (and spendy) news this week with that announcement of new sixth scale figures from The Force Awakens. Are they the best figures yet? Listen to find out our opinion. And finally we run down the latest news breaking with several official announcements regarding Rogue One characters and image revealed via Entertainment Weekly. All of this and much, much more on Episode 100 of The Realm Recap!
Thanks to all of our viewers and listeners in the collecting community that have supported our show. As a thank you for your support, listen to the show to find out how you can receive a Star Wars gift pack courtesy of sponsor, DorksideToys.
Click on through to check out the latest episode and feel free to subscribe to our channel. Also, if you prefer an audio-only version, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.
Continue reading Episode #100 – Milestone
Welcome to the first episode of The Cargo Hold, A Making Star Wars Collecting Podcast! Join hosts Corey from First Order Transmissions and Jayson from Yakface.com as they go over the latest Star Wars collectible news.
In this episode:
- We go over the San Diego Comic Con exclusives for Hasbro
- The new wave of Funko Pops
- New Mafex figures
- Hot Toys
- Topps Star Wars Card Trader
- New releases in Marvel Comics
- and much much more!
Subscribe to The Cargo Hold on iTunes and Google Play or use our RSS link to subscribe now
Hot Toys has fully revealed their upcoming sixth scale Movie Masterpiece Series Han Solo and Chewbacca figures from The Force Awakens. Head on over to their Facebook page to check them out!
UPDATE: Sideshow is now taking preorders for:
Han Solo ($244.99)
Han Solo and Chewbacca Set ($519.99) – includes bonus accessories and Starkiller Base-themed bases
It’s been a while, but a new installment in The Enloe Trials photonovel series is in the works – for a few previews head on over to the forums by clicking here!
The headline says it all. Jump on over to EW.com to check out over a dozen new still from Rogue One!
Star Wars Celebration has announced that Tamashii Nations will be offering an exclusive Teppo Ashigaru Sandtrooper at their booth (#S803) during the show next month.
Twitter follower @jeradchil reports finding 6′ Black Series Anakin Skywalkers for a mere $9.99 each.
Instagram follower no_snorb_toybox tags us to let folks know that 6″ Black Series figures have hit ROSS stores in Hawaii for $10.99 each. Looks like quite a supply of Chewbaccas there.
Medicom also has reveal via a catalog image (via TheFwoosh) the MAFEX Rey from The Force Awakens and Darth Vader from Revenge of the Sith. Rey includes a several accessories including lightsaber, blaster, staff, X-wing helmet and scavenger gear. Vader includes lightsaber and removable helmet.
Look for both of these in early 2017.
MedicomToy has updated today with the announcement of the MAFEX Hologram Darth Vader figure.
Update: This piece is exclusive to Wonder Festival 2016
EW.com updated today regarding Darth Vader’s role in Rogue One. For those looking to see a lot of the dark lord, you may need to check your expectations as he’ll be used sparingly. For the full article head to EW.com and look for a new gallery of images from Rogue One later today.
Marvel has released a preview of Darth Vader #23 featuring BT-1 as the next action figure variant cover. To check out this cover and more, head to our dedicated Facebook album.
As speculated, EW has confirmed that Forest Whitaker’s Rogue One character is Saw Gerrera, previously seen in The Clone Wars and mentioned in Star Wars Rebels and Bloodline.
Stay tuned as there is a new announcement coming from Hasbro in two weeks.
EW.com has posted their first article detailing 10 characters from Rogue One. Head on over to check it out!