Sideshow continues to tease and updates their San Diego Comic-Con splash page with an image of the upcoming Sixth Scale Removable Helmet Darth Vader.
With Grand Moff Tarkin never being released in the Vintage Kenner line despite being a key character in the film, finally having a Vintage Collection style Star Wars card with a photo of Peter Cushing's iconic portrayal should be a day long remembered for collectors. But Hasbro made some design decisions on the action figure which are a few pegs below ideal. The head sculpt is unmistakably Cushing and one that's absolutely the best yet. But the inclusion of a soft goods skirt and a uniform that's probably too green takes away points on what's otherwise a superb figure. We'll take the mouse droid anytime of day though.
The lovable fellows at Sandtroopers.com posted this story showcasing the blandly named Classic Character Adventure Pack, which joins repackaged Jedi Force figures with what seems to be a repack of a Galactic Heroes Jawa.
According to the July issue of the Star Wars Insider, Gentle Giant will be releasing a Jumbo Vintage Power Droid (Gonk!) on a Kenner Star Wars card in the 4th Quarter of 2012.
That Galactic Hunter Christmas Tree is nearly complete as Hallmark announces the follow up to their Dengar and IG-88 exclusive Keepsake Ornaments from 2011. 4-LOM and Zuckuss will be offered as this year's Comic-Con International exclusive.
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Sideshow offers a pre-production glimpse at the upcoming Mythos Boba Fett Statue in their Design and Development Section as more will be revealed in the exciting runup to Comic-Con 2012!
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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.
The figures are out there. They are not easy to find, they are not plentiful, but if you hit the stores often enough, if you're lucky enough, if the Force is with you, new Star Wars vintage collection figures are in stores to be bought. And not just action figures, new Star Wars Titanium vehicles are hitting stores, plus even more Star Wars toys are on closeout for the bargain hunters out there.