Gentle Giant also revealed this General McQuarrie Celebration VII Exclusive Mini Bust for the upcomiing Star Wars Celebration VII. This one is based on Ralph McQuarrie's mostly missed cameo in The Empire Strikes Back which was pointed out to most people when Hasbro up and made it into an action figure. This $120 bust has a swell hat, a nice jacket, and will look nice near your other McQuarrie goodies.
Gentle Giant's booth was a centerpiece of goodies big and small. New minibusts of Wedge Antilles, Luke Endor, and Queen Amidala in her Red Senate Gown that are due out in Q4 look absolutely fantastic and so do the new maquettes based on characters from Star Wars Rebels.
Gentle Giant came in with all hands on deck for this year's Comic-Con. With 9 exclusives and 4 being Star Wars, GG wanted to make a splash this year. Their other non-Star Wars licenses that include The Walking Dead and their proprietary Honey Trap line are doing phenomenally well. But an assortment that has been steadily growing and gaining more fans is their Jumbo Vintage Kenner line.
But wait, there's more! Gentle Giant announces a third Star Wars 2013 SDCC/Convention exclusive: McQuarrie Concept C-3PO Minibust! Based on the conceptual art of the great Ralph McQuarrie, the deluxe minibust features two interchangeable heads that represent two different concepts for our favorite golden droid.
Gentle Giant always tends to offer something nifty and desirable for the summer convention exclusives, like their 3D Yoda and Jumbo Blue Snaggletooth from 2012. For 2013's Comic-Con International, the creative artists from Burbank have announced FIVE Comic-Con exclusives (thus far), with two Star Wars offerings that are bound to be on top of your exclusives wishlist.
Gentle Giant announces their 2013 Premier Guild Membership program and it includes a few pieces of Star Wars awesomeness, like a Jumbo Kenner "First Shot" Rocket Firing Boba Fett prototype!
Have you see this year's Gentle Giant Holiday Bust for Star Wars? It's Jar Jar Binks with a nifty santa hat and electronic lights! Numbered and limited to barely over 200 units, this particular version does not include Wald as a companion piece, but there is a swell magnetic base which masks the bust's "on" switch. There are multiple light blinking modes, and yes, we've got a video after the jump.
Gentle Giant has released their latest solicitations featuring new and exciting product slated for release in Q2 2013, including the phenomenal "realistic" Spider Maul Statue and the animated style Dewback and Sandtrooper.
Gentle Giant has announced their latest product and they're pretty fantastic. How fantastic you say? There's a new Sy Snootles minibust, a cooler than Hoth AT-AT bookend, and last but certainly not least, the must have Jumbo Vintage Power Droid (Gonk!) !
Gentle Giant is now taking pre-orders for the upcoming and very excellent Jumbo Rocket Firing Fett! Double that excitement in that the cardback is the classic Star Wars 21 Back "flamethrowing" version! Pre-orders are also being taken for the Jumbo Vintage Kenner Cantina playset, Jumbo ROTJ Gamorrean Guard, and Droopy McCool minibust.
While minibusts and statues remain the core of Gentle Giant's offerings, their Jumbo Kenner Vintage Figure assortment grows in popularity as well as selection and a new entry in their statue collection based on a certain tattooed Sith Lord's appearance in the Clone Wars series is the star of the show.
Gentle Giant has posted a video showcasing more images of their new Comic-Con exclusive Admiral Motti Minibust including some boxed shots and 360 views.
Gentle Giant reveals a second exclusive minibust for San Diego Comic-Con. The Ralph McQuarrie Stormtrooper minibust is based on the master concept artist's early design and pre-production illustrations for A New Hope.
Gentle Giant, through their sorcerous ways, doesn't conjure the stolen data tapes, but they do reveal their fist exclusive piece of the summer conventions season! The Admiral Motti minibust will be offered at San Diego Comic-Con next month, but Premier Guild members can pre-order him now.
Gentle Giant has updated with some painted photos of their upcoming Premier Guild exclusive Republic Commando Minibust. The detailing on this piece looks fantastic and if you haven't signed up for membership yet, then do so pronto!