SDCC Exclusive McQuarrie Concept Chewbacca Mini Bust

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Comic-Con.org has revealed Gentle Giant’s final exclusives for SDCC 2016 continuing with the McQuarrie Concept Chewbacca Mini Bust.

Ralph McQuarrie’s early designs of Chewbacca are uniquely different from that of the final screen version. Based on original pre-production illustrations for Star Wars: A New Hope, this mini bust displays a fascinating look at McQuarrie’s conceptual development of one of science fiction’s most beloved characters. Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd., this gorgeous bust used Mr. McQuarrie’s original artwork as reference. Cold cast in high quality polystone and hand painted, each limited edition bust comes individually numbered and includes a matching certificate of authenticity. Available at SDCC 2016. May the Force be with you.

SDCC Exclusive Captain Phasma Mini Bust

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Comic-Con.org has revealed Gentle Giant’s final exclusives for SDCC 2016 starting with the Captain Phasma Mini Bust.

The story that began a long time ago returns giving us the next chapter in the saga from a galaxy far, far away. Gentle Giant Ltd. is honored in bringing collectors all-new characters from Star Wars: Episode 7, The Force Awakens. Gentle Giant Ltd. announces the next character from our amazing mini bust line, with the First Order Captain Phasma! With her striking silver armor, and black cape, this imposing officer leads the First Order Stormtroopers to bring the end to the New Republic! Digitally sculpted using the top of the line 3D technology, and cast in the highest quality polystone, each mini bust is hand-painted, and comes hand-numbered with matching certificate of authenticity. May the Force be with you!

UPDATE: SDCC Exclusive Egg Attack Figures from Beast Kingdom

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Beast Kingdom has updated today with word of 3 exclusive Egg Attack figures for SDCC featuring a chrome electroplated Stormtrooper (EAA-005SP) – $100.00, a gold electroplated Sandtrooper  (EAA-007SP) – $100.00 and an electroplated Captain Phasma (EAA-016SP) – $85.00. Each figures is 6″ tall, include 24-30 points of articulation and multiple accessories. No price point is listed as of yet but if interested, they will be available at booth #2845.

For more exclusives from Beast Kingdom, check out SDCCBlog.com

UPDATE: Pricing has now been posted for these items.

Medicom 20th Anniversary Kubrick Luke Skywalker

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Just when you thought the Kubrick line of Star Wars products was dead, Medicom issues another (albeit uninspired) figure for attendees of the 20th Anniversary reception party at the Medicom Toy 2016 Exhibition. This Luke Skywalker Kubrick is based off of their original brown hair Early Bird Luke Skywalker from back in 2003.

Thanks to JediDefender for the heads up.

SDCC Exclusive Hot Wheels Trench Run Set

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Yahoo Movies has posted the official reveal of Hot Wheels SDCC exclusive set which reimagines the iconic trench run from Star Wars: A New Hope. The set includes a X-wing styled car, two TIE Fighter styled cars and Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter car all presented in an illuminated cardboard case complete with sound effects.

Thanks to @MarcusErrico form Yahoo Entertainment for the heads up.

Hot Wheels Celebration Exclusive Prototype Boba Fett

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JediNews has posted official details for the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Prototype Boba Fett character car.

To commemorate the early conception of one of cinema’s most popular characters, Hot Wheels has created a new look for the Boba Fett Character Car.  Complete with an all-white colour palette, twin turbo engines, a rear jet pack and several of the bounty hunter’s weapons extending from the hood, this exclusive Character Car is a must-have for Hot Wheels and Star Wars collectors alike.

UPDATE: SDCC Exclusive Jumbo Kenner Luke Skywalker (Yellow & Brown Hair)

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YodasNews has posted the first look at two of Gentle Giant’s SDCC Exclusive Jumbo Kenner Luke Skywalker figures. Limited to just 250 pieces each, SDCC attendees will have their choice of a blonde/yellow hair Luke or brown hair versions, each with their own distinct Return of the Jedi cardback. Preorders launch today at 12pm ET for Premier Guild Members for $80.00 each.

Head on over to YodasNews.com for the full details.

UPDATE: Preorders are now open for Premier Guild Members.

UPDATE 2: Preorders are SOLD OUT

Episode #478: House of Cards

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Now with reviews of Walmart’s exclusive Wave 3 Black Series figures!

Highly detailed, highly articulated Star Wars 3.75-inch figures are the mainstay of many fans’ collections. The news that The Force Awakens would only see a handful of these Black Series figures, and that they would be Walmart exclusives, made fans worry if these new toys would be obtainable. The third wave, with versions of Han Solo, General Leia, and Captain Phasma from The Force Awakens, has been elusive and fetched north of $40 per figure on eBay.  But now, finally, the dam has broken and these figures are showing up coast to coast–including in the Star Wars Action News studio! On this week’s show hear a review of these latest figures and see if they’re worth more toy runs!
Yet while the Black Series 3.75-inch figures have been elusive, the main line of figures, with five points of articulation, are available at every store. Fans were divided on these detailed, but hard-to-pose figures. Now, enter Kozy–a figure customizer who has created cardbacks that elevate these figures from average to epic!  He joins the Star Wars Action News hosts to talk about these cards and his inspiration for making them.
With a look at upcoming exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con International and Celebration Europe, new online sales, and much more, it’s all in this Wampa-sized episode of Star Wars Action News!

Topps Announces Card Trader Trading Cards

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Announcing Topps Star Wars Card Trader physical trading cards featuring some of your favorite SWCT App cards in physical form! Cards unlock exclusive digital content in the SWCT app!

Each pack includes 6 cards with chances to score Insert cards featuring Film Quotes, Classic Artwork, Galactic Moments, Reflections, Topps Choice and Digital Autographs (in-app).

Coming to stores this November.

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