On this latest episode, Flyguy and I discuss the reveals and announcements from companies such as Funko, Hot Toys, Sideshow and more as we celebrate May the Fourth: Star Wars Day. The big news didn’t stop with products though as we already have a new date to mark in our calendars as Lucasfilm and ReedPOP announce Celebration Orlando for April 2017. All of this and more PLUS our latest acquisitions on Episode #96 of The Realm Recap.
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Vinylmation World as posted that today marks the release date of the Limited Edition Vinylmation Eachez Series 8 that features Star Tours Starspeeder pilots Rex (9/10) or Ace (1/10) . This series is available now at Disney Parks at Disneyland and Disney World and on DisneyStore.com.
Head on over to Vinylmation World for the full details.
StarWars.com has posted the first full look at Funko’s summer line up of POP! Vinyl Bobble Heads. Head on over to check out the full list and where you can buy them.
Gentle Giant enters the “May the 4th” fray with the reveal of their Kylo Ren Mini Bust:
Gentle Giant Ltd. is joining the dark side with their newest 1:6 scale, Star Wars Mini Bust, Kylo Ren from Star Wars: Episode 7, The Force Awakens. Kylo Ren commands the First Order’s armies and desires nothing more than to finish what his grandfather, Darth Vader started. This highly detailed mini bust, was created digitally by the artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. and captures the likeness of Kylo Ren in a fierce stance as he prepares for battle with his engaged crossguard lightsaber. The Resistance will fear his name.
Tickets for Star Wars Celebration 2017 go on sale May 25.
Instagram user @jedi_skywalkerr has posted the first look at 2 new Elite Series figures hitting Disney Stores. Click on over to check out C-3PO (with red arm) and R2-D2.
Not to be left out of the Star Wars Day festivities, Hot Toys has teased several new products coming to their 1:6 scale and 1:4 scale lines. Head over to their Facebook pages to check out the 1:6 scale Yoda (The Empire Strikes Back), 1:6 scale Han Solo and Chewbacca (The Force Awakens), and 1/4 Scale Kylo Ren
Sideshow Collectibles is now taking preorders for their Kylo Ren Premium Format figure.
Sideshow is pleased to introduce the first Premium Format™ Figure from the blockbuster film – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Kylo Ren! This museum quality reproduction of the powerful and hot-headed leader of the Dark Side depicts Kylo Ren with feet firmly planted, and an outstretched hand grasping at the tendrils of the Force. Masterfully crafted with an expertly tailored costume and his signature crossguard lightsaber, this statue captures the raw emotion often displayed by this knight of the Dark Side.
Our Kylo Ren Premium Format™ Figure also comes with a clenched right first and lightsaber hilt for the belt as an alternative display option and is a must-have for any Star Wars collection!
Sideshow Collectibles is now taking preorders for their Concept Artist Series Ralph McQuarrie Darth Vader Statue.
Sideshow spends a lot of our time creating 3D representations of some of the most recognizable pop-culture icons in the world and, for that reason, we are honored to present the Ralph McQuarrie Darth Vader Statue – part of our Concept Artist Series.
Ralph McQuarrie is the man who gave us the design and visual representation of Darth Vader, and our statue has been created based on his original illustrations featuring an alternate concept helmet.
Standing just under two feet tall, this polystone piece is our homage to the man who gave us one of the most amazing characters to ever take the screen.
Sideshow Collectibles has kicked off Star Wars Day in a big way with the reveal of their First Order Stormtrooper Premium Format figure.
Watch for the preorder to go live soon.
Watch those wallets…. Sideshow has updated (appropriately) tonight with the addition of several new preorders:
Legendary Scale – C-3PO
Premium Format – Kylo Ren
Legendary Scale – R2-D2
McQuarrie Darth Vader Statue
Looks like our theory was right on the mark as an auction for that mystery astromech has turned up on eBay revealing R5-M4 as the carded Star Wars Day/May the Fourth Droid Factory figure.
Today marks the official release date of Bloodline by Claudia Gray. This canonical novel takes place six years prior to The Force Awakens and give insight on the formation of the Resistance, the seeds of the First Order and more. It is receiving rave reviews and is sure to be a must needed book for your home library.
Star Wars Day (May the 4th) is just one day away! Kmart has passed on to us their press release for their exclusive 6″ Black Series Rey (Starkiller Base) figure which is currently hitting stores.
Click on through to read on about this latest item and be sure to check back soon as we will be GIVING AWAY one 6″ Rey (Starkiller Base) figure courtesy of Kmart in the near future.
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Gentle Giant is offer 20% off select Jumbo Kenner figures, mini busts and statues to commemorate Star Wars Day. Head on over to check out their selection.