Pre-orders are now being taken for the upcoming Commander Cody Star Wars Premium Format(TM) Figure. The Sideshow exclusive features an interchangeable head sporting a Phase I helmet. The figure also comes with a DC-15 Blaster Rifle with a detachable grappling hook.
So I got the new Amazon Exclusive Vintage Collection TIE Interceptor here, and the big question I've been hearing - a lot - is "is it different?" The answer is yes, actually - the plastic color is different enough from other movie versions of the ship to be notable, so let's find out more.
Rancho Obi-Wan, a Northern California non-profit museum, has officially been recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS as housing the “Largest Collection of Star Wars Memorabilia” in the galaxy. Steve Sansweet, the collection's owner, has amassed more than 300,000 unique Star Wars items since 1977. The just-released GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2014 Edition features an amazing two-page photograph of part of the collection.
It was BIG news at SDCC and now we have an idea of just how much it's gonna cost. Gentle Giant releases their September solicitations that includes the spectacularly huge and amazing Life Sized Vintage Kenner Stormtrooper! Also announced is the Jumbo Vintage Hoth Rebel Soldier that's slated for release in Q3 2014. Check out all the details ahead!
What happens when over a hundred of the world's most avid Star Wars collectors gather in one place over a long weekend? Fun, shopping and more!
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It's here! Amazon's TIE Interceptor is in stock and ready to ship right now, with many orders having processed and gone out the door. It's similar to a previously-released model, with a few minor deco differences and a new box. How different is it?
A screening of Black Angel, a George Lucas-funded short 25-minute film tied to The Empire Strikes Back in some overseas markets, is getting a screening next month after being lost since 1980. It's an Arthurian legend-inspired piece and Ars Technica has a 3-page story on this Lucasfilm-adjacent project.
It's Q&A time! Let's look at The Black Series - you may not realize this, but we're required to legally. Even if the line dies in four waves, we have to talk about it. And how about warped plastic can we fix it? Some of it, yes! And can we complain about distribution in 2012 still? Apparently, we have to! Read on for more or send in a question for next time, or both.
Here's a neat one - Entertainment Earth (sponsor) has a Star Wars Yoda Lightsaber Table Lamp from United Cutlery, and it's pretty neat. You can outfit it with pretty much any light bulb, including a green one which you can snag at pretty much any Walmart or party supply store for a couple of bucks. This definitely adds a nice glow to the item. See the glowing green animated pic after the jump.
If you were a fan of Star Wars in the 1990s, you no doubt remember seeing some of A.C. Crispin's work on the shelves. The author, Ann Crispin, penned short stories for the franchise, a trilogy of Han Solo novels, and numerous works of licensed and sci-fi writing including Star Trek. Click here for her official site, and here for her Wikipedia page.
If you've been feeling that Hasbro's offerings have been a little lacking lately, Bloomberg has an article with some proof. Headline: Lego Beats Hasbro as World’s No. 2 Toymaker Amid Asia Sales Jump. According to the article:
Star Wars™: Force Collection, the first globally released Star Wars™ card battle game, is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices.
Attakus announces 3 more characters for their 1:10 scale Elite Collection: Yoda, C-3PO and R2-D2! Read the full announcement and peep out the photos after the jump!