Celebration VI

PCWS Charity Coin Now Shipping

By Mike — Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society is excited to announce they have begun shipping their charity fundraiser Yoda medallions. These medallions, which benefit Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp, were initially available exclusively at Star Wars Celebration VI.  A limited number of unsold medallions have been made available online to the public at http://www.pswcs.com/BurnCamp/

Q&A: Hasbro Questions with Hasbro from Celebration VI, Part C: The Final Chapter

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 9, 2012

This week, the final round of your questions for Hasbro at Celebration VI! Next week, back to me making up stuff, this week the answers come from Hasbro in Orlando, and a big thanks to them for putting up with my and my nonsense! As an added bonus, the end has hands-on impressions of Toys R Us' new Speeder Bike. It's worth the asking price. Read on!

Q&A: Hasbro Questions with Hasbro from Celebration VI, Part II

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, September 2, 2012

I asked your questions to Hasbro at Celebration VI and am posting the answers here for you. Topics include Ziro the Hutt, sidekicks and critter, plus concept art figures. Read another batch of questions, and send in your questions for the next regular update!

CVI: PSWCS Charity Medallions Online

By Mike — Friday, August 31, 2012

The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of 2012 Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp charity medallions for sale to the public after a very successful sales effort at Celebration VI.

CVI: Return To Tatooine Diorama Gallery

By Mike — Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Scott Strong compiles this awesome gallery of photos from the amazing Return To Tatooine Diorama Project at Celebration VI. While the Sailbarge and Sandcrawler provide the centerpieces, you gotta check out other details, including an awesome Sarlaac Pit!

CVI: Celebration VI Collecting Awards

By Mike — Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The first-ever Star Wars Collecting Awards ceremony was held Sunday
afternoon at Celebration VI in Orlando.  The categories and winners are:

CVI: As You Wish Helmet Auction

By Mike — Monday, August 27, 2012

The As You Wish Project's re-imagined helmets are now up for auction on eBay to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. There were over forty helmets displayed at Celebration VI created and customized by artists from WETA studios and Legacy Effects.

CVI: Sideshow Exclusive Commander Ganch Now Online

By Mike — Monday, August 27, 2012

The sold out at the show Sideshow Celebration VI exclusive Sixth Scale Commander Ganch is now available online! The price is $124.99 each.

CVI: Official Hasbro Images

By Mike — Monday, August 27, 2012

Hasbro has provided us with official images of what was revealed at Celebration CVI on Friday for next year's Droid Factory Wave 2, 2013 Clone Wave 1, 2013 Movie Heroes Wave 1, Class I and II Vehicles, and Fighter Pods. Here's the breakdown:

Q&A: Hasbro Answers Your Question at Celbration VI, Part 1

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 26, 2012

I got to ask Hasbro your questions while I was at Celebration VI over the weekend! I lost my voice and I'm really tired, but screw me-- this is about you! Read on to see what you asked regarding upcoming roleplay, vehicles, and more straight from the Hasbro design and marketing people! (And yes, we have more of these next week!)

Galactic Battle Game Discontinued

By Mike — Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Galactic Battle Game campaign officially comes to an end in 2012 and will not be included as a pack-in feature for the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortments in 2013. 

Legacy Collection in 2013 will be including the Build-A-Droid parts for Droid Factory as its pack in and the Movie Heroes and Clone Wars assortment packaged in the new Yoda line look will only include an action figure stand.

CVI: Celebration II Europe Announced, EPII And III 3D In 2013

By Mike — Sunday, August 26, 2012

The grand show is over but some announcements were made at today's closing ceremonies which will possibly influence your travel and entertainment plans for 2013. The second Star Wars Celebration in Europe has been announced for July 26th through the 28th 2013 in Messe Essen, Germany.

CVI: Views From The Floor

By Mike — Sunday, August 26, 2012

Panels are good and fun, but we're collectors and the convention floor and dealer booths are where the hunts are at, particularly for this show where mostly everything is Star Wars. There was a bountiful amount of vintage Kenner merchandise and even if prices were beyond your budget, being able to see and touch a MISB Vintage Death Star brings back many memories, at least for this reporter. I literally spent all day Saturday browsing through all kinds of goodies from loose action figures to signed McQuarrie prints.

CVI: Return To Tatooine Diorama Image Bank

By Mike — Saturday, August 25, 2012

After 10 years of sponsoring these spectacular Celebration Diorama projects, you would think that Frank D'Iorio would slow down. But his Return to Tatooine Diorama Workshop is his most ambitious yet with a to scale Sandcrawler and Jabba's Sail Barge providing the spectacular centerpieces. 

CVI: Celebration Store Image Bank

By Mike — Saturday, August 25, 2012

The Celebration VI store had many things you can buy to satiate your appetite for show exclusive items, and since you're presumably a Star Wars fan, everything has its appeal.