The big show is over and we've uploaded over an additional 100 photos for your viewing pleasure of the NYCC exhibit floor. I love browsing the dealer booths in hopes of finding a good deal on a few older or vintage pieces that I need in my collection, and while I don't have $60,000 in spare change to bid on a copy of Avengers #1, the looking and picking are always fun from t-shirts to posters, and of course, plastic.
New York Comic-Con's Instagram feed reveals the next LEGO convention exclusive to be a Luke Skywalker and Landspeeder in Collector's Tin for next week's NYCC. The third in a series for this year's conventions, with Darth Maul for SDCC and Boba Fett for Celebration VI, the tin is a limited edition of only 1000 pieces with quantities limited for each day on a first come first serve basis.
We kick off our Celebration VI fun with an awesome contest giveaway for our readers sponsored by the nice folks at Marc Ecko! Let your Bounty Hunter flag fly by entering for the chance to win the "Fett For Real" Hoodie by Marc Ecko Cut & Sew (which quickly sold out the last time it was offered) and the Ecko "Hired Gun-Seek and Destroy" Fett T-Shirt. Here's how to enter!
Or-Lando system here we come! Star Wars fandom congregates in Florida this week for some fun, partying, swag looting, panels, diorama building, and most importantly for Galactic Hunter and our readers, the latest news and images from Hasbro and what they'll further reveal for 2013. Join Adam and I for our own unique spin on things and we may even spring a surprise or two. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter as the Celebration VI coverage and fun begins tomorrow!
Five Star Wars collecting clubs along with the Celebration VI Collecting Track will mark Celebration VI by giving away sections of an exclusive 6-piece patch set. When assembled, the pieces form a Clone Wars themed movie poster.
Frank D'Iorio celebrated the 10th anniversary of his diorama building workshop by creating his largest and most ambitious project yet: Return to Tatooine. Fans participating in the diorama building workshop will be able to build their own portion.
Fans attending Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando will be the treated to a red carpet premiere of Season 5 of The Clone Wars on Friday, August 24th at 5 pm at the Digital Stage which features optimized high definition with state of the art surround sound.
Ever wanted to be a bounty hunter? Think you’re as good as Boba Fett, Bossk or Cad Bane? The Bounty Hunters Guild is looking for the smartest and quickest trackers at Star Wars Celebration VI to compete in one of the Bounty Hunt challenges.
The Lucasfilm Pavilion was the usual hotbed of activity with lots to see and shop, and unless you had an aversion for crawling, slithering, reptiles like a certain world hopping fedora wearing archeologist, then the live snake display touting the release of the Indiana Jones series on Blu-ray was certainly a highlight.
With interest in Kenner retro vintage style Star Wars action figures growing in popularity, Super7 brilliantly pulled one of the more pleasantly surprising reveals by announcing that they will be producing retro action figures based on Kenner's unproduced 1979 Alien prototypes.
Hasbro has provided us with their official product photos for their 2012 San Diego Comic-Con reveals, including images of the new Droid Factory action figures. Click here to view them all in our Image Bank!
There's this small gathering in a quaint, classy, Southern Californian village where people garbed in the latest cutting trend crime fighting, galaxy destroying fashion statements congregate to celebrate all things plastic, pulp, and pop. Galactic Hunter is here to cover the show beginning this evening (or earlier if our ninja skills and cartel connections pull through) and bring you all the latest and greatest from Hasbro, Gentle Giant, Kotobukiya, Sideshow and more! It's Comic-Con time! We're here hydrated and deodorized and hopefully you are too...especially deodorized.
The Celebration VI Store is offering a Pre-Order T-Shirt featuring Yoda that will be shipped in advance prior to the event. Orders will be shipped in late July and this exclusive t-shirt will not be sold on site at CVI.
James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein will be providing hosting duties for Star Wars Weekends 2012. Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, will be the official celebrity host, while Eckstein is the host for "Behind The Force", a behind the scenes show of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
It's a one year anniversary of sorts, as LEGOLAND celebrates the launch of the Star Wars Miniland expansion in their Carlsbad, CA park. The 1:5 scale dioramas represent all 6 films and The Clone Wars television series utilizing over 1.5 million bricks. LEGOLAND held their ribbon cutting ceremony this morning and invited 22 kids from The Make A Wish Foundation. Members of the 501st Legion were also in attendance.