Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sideshow Collectibles announces new Astromech sixth scale figure




Sideshow Collectibles have announced their next Astromech Droid in their sixth scale figure line. Joining R2-D2 and R5-D4 will be Imperial Astromech R2-Q5! It will be on display at SSC booth at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con. For further information head on over to Sideshow Collectibles to sign up for further updates on R2-Q5!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

EW.com features NEW SDCC Star Wars Exlcusives

Over at Entertainment Weekly's news site they have an awesome feature of some upcoming exclusives that will be offered at San Diego Comic Con. We seen the upcoming First Order Stormtooper that Hasbro will be offering at their booth for $24.99, but now we get first looks at what LEGO and Hot Wheels will have on hand! To check out the full article by clicking HERE!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Force will be strong at SDCC!



Star Wars will be in full FORCE at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con July 9th-12th!
Just announced on StarWars.com, Panels this year will feature a special look at the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, Hasbro will be showing upcoming products, plus Star Wars Publishing, Disney's Infinity 3.0 and many more will be on hand! CLICK HERE! to check out what's in store for everyone at SDCC!

Monday, June 8, 2015

First images showing up for new TFA Black Series 6" Stormtrooper!

Breaking news over at Jedi Insider ! Head over and check out the first images of the
new Black Series 6" First Order Stormtrooper from the upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens!  CLICK HERE! To check out the rest of the photos!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Rebels Season 1 coming to Blu-Ray


Amazon has listed on their site Star Wars Rebels: Season 1 for preorder. No image of the cover art of the upcoming Blu-Ray was released, Amazon list it as being released on Sept. 1st, 2015, distributed by Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment and runtime of 450 minutes. You can preorder Rebels Season 1 HERE!


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Let the hunt begin!

Before some areas have been able to find wave 8 of the Star Wars Black Series 6" figures, it is now being reported that wave 9 featuring IG-88, Princess Leia as bounty hunter Boussh, and Clone Commander Cody, is showing up at retail! Here we go again.... Happy Hunting!


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Put Capt. Solo in the cargo hold... Or anywhere you want!




 Thinkgeek once again brings an item that is a must have for any Star Wars collector! The Han Solo in Carbonite Fridge is now available for $149.99 (free shipping on orders over $75). It can hold up to 18 cans of soda. It cools or heats its contents, you can put it into your car's cargo hold as it's made to travel and has a handle on top for grabbing! Head on over to secure yourself a bounty even Jabba would pay a hefty price on!

Han Solo in Carbonite Fridge.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Two great books for vintage collectors!



If you love vintage Star Wars collectibles in both prototype form and released product, then you will love Gus and Duncan's Comprehensive Guide to Star Wars Collectibles and Gus and Duncan's Guide to Star Wars Prototypes by Authors Duncan Jenkins and Gus Lopez. For a limited time you can purchase both books for $50! For more information click HERE!


Friday, May 29, 2015

Madame Tussauds London is strong with the Force!



The Midichlorian count in these wax statues rival even Master Yoda! Now open at Madame Tussauds London Wax Museum, you can travel to the Galaxy far, far away and get up close and personal with 16 of the most iconic and legendary characters from the Star Wars franchise as they are immortalized in wax! You can visit Dagobah and meet Yoda the Jedi Master, Jump into hyperspace with Chewbacca on board the Millennium Falcon, or head to Tatooine and barter with crime lord Jabba the Hutt for the release of Han Solo! If you plan on attending Star Wars Celebration Europe, which is being held at the Excel London Exhibition Centre on July 15-17, 2016, this would be the perfect addition to your trip!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Star Wars Reads Day date set!




Mark your calendars! Officially announced on USA Today, Star Wars Reads Day returns for it's 4th annual event on October 10th! For the latest info on special events in your area, check out facebook.com/StarWarsReads and stay tuned to StarWars.com for more on Star Wars Reads Day!



Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bandai let's you bring home the Battle!


On June 18th, Bandai Namco Star Wars: Battle Pod will be available for sale to gamers in two different versions. The standard one which will cost about $35,000 and $100,000 for the Premium Edition, which comes with custom leather seats, exclusive carpet, and a specially bound owner’s manual. Check out Geek.com for full details by clicking HERE!




Tuesday, May 26, 2015

New Stormtrooper 6" BS figure shows up on eBay!!!!

It looks like someone got their hands on one of the newest Stormtrooper 6" Black Series figures that will be released on September 4th early as it is up on eBay! Click on the link to check out the auction!  Star Wars Black Series 6" TFA Stormtrooper


ANOVOS Stormtrooper Helmet Kit up for presale!

ANOVOS has put up on their site the STAR WARS Classic Trilogy Stormtrooper Helmet Accessory up for preorder. You can order either an unfinished kit or completed version. Head on over and check them out by clicking HERE!


TD 5491 Phenix Customs aren't just for fun!

If you love collecting or looking at Star Wars items that are unique and one of a kind, then you will LOVE the customs made by Walter Phenix Crowley, TD 5491- Makaze Squad of the 501st Florida Garrison! Phenix is known world wide for his unique customs. Many of his works of art have been featured several times in books, displayed at both the Orlando and Anaheim Star Wars Celebration conventions and at the Rancho Obi-Wan Museum by Uber collector Steve Sansweet! So don't delay and click here to check out his amazing customs!


    TD 5491 Phenix Customs

The Force is strong for Costume Fan Days!

Baton Rouge, LA based Star Wars collectors club, The Red Stick Rebellion, will be hosting their 8th Annual Star Wars Costume Fan Days on May 30th, at the Jones Creek Library,  6222 Jones Creek Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70817. A wonderful event for kids and adults of all ages!





Join us and our friends from the The 501st Legion and The Rebel Legion on May 30th, from noon to 5pm at the Jones Creek Library for our 8th Annual Costume Fan Day. Children (big and small) will enjoy our Lego building contests, building their own pool noodle lightsaber, Jedi Training Academy, Blast-A-Trooper, character story time, crafts, games and more! As well as meeting some of their Star Wars heroes in person.

Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Blast-A-Trooper to help fill the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank barrels.

  

https://www.facebook.com/events/1601857610092707/

Monday, May 25, 2015

Star Wars was released 38 years ago today!



The movie that started it all, Star Wars was released 38 years ago today, May 25th. Happy Anniversary! Thx to 501st for the image.

Wave 8 Black Series 6" showing up in stores!

The newest wave Black Series 6" figures are starting to show up at Target and Walmart!  Wave 8 contains new figures of The Emperor, Luke Skywalker in Stormtrooper disguise, Clone Captain, and Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise (repack). 

Keep your eyes pealed on the toy aisles and happy hunting!!!!



This is the Droid your looking for!





Now in stock at Hobbylink Japan is the 1/12 scale version of C-3PO from Bandai! 

 Description from HLJ:

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Episode VII product packaging revealed!



Oh yeahhh! New figures coming soon for Episode VII. Start saving your money now...

"StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will land in our galaxy on September 4, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. — “Force Friday” — with stores around the world opening their doors at midnight for a special celebration of all things Star Wars. It will be a day long remembered."

Friday, May 1, 2015

Star Wars Rebels Season Two Trailer (Official)



"It’s finally here! The highly anticipated second season of Star Wars Rebels is set to premiere on Saturday, June 20, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD."

"The new season will kick off with a special one-hour movie event, Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal, and continue rolling out new episodes in the fall. Recently revealed at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, the exciting new season will see our rebel heroes encountering fan-favorite characters that include Wolffe and Gregor, Ahsoka Tano, Captain Rex, and the iconic Darth Vader. Watch the trailer below!" -Starwars.com