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.
New carded and loose images of Vintage Wave 7 have been posted at Sandtroopers.com featuring the new Royal Guard with an alternate Crimson Empire head and armor.
Our sponsors at BigBadToyStore has posted up a load of new pre-orders and in stock items the latest Sixth Scale Figures from Sideshow and the new ARTFX Yoda.
Hasbro didn't reveal much during Preview Night that we already haven't covered at Toy Fair, but there are a couple of new Movie Heroes figures, one being a refangled VOTC Boba Fett. There are lots and lots of Fighter Pods and their HasbroToyShop exclusives were so HUGE this year that people brought handcarts to haul that SHIELD Helicarrier, which along with the Carbonite Chamber set, probably won't last through Sunday if past big sized exclusives like the Death Star and Galactus are any indication.
The German site StarWars-Figuren.com has posted some boxed photos of the upcoming ToysRUs exclusive R.O.T.J. AT-AT. The specially Vintage Collection packaged re-issue of the 2010 ESB Hoth AT-AT looks to also include an Endor Speeder Bike for this version.
If you're one of the three adult collectors buying into Hasbro's surprisingly fun Fighter Pods line, you might be interested to know there are variations out there to find! I discovered a Cad Bane today.
Our cartel connections payed off and we were able to take some early photos from the floor of the Hasbro, Sideshow, and Diamond Select booths.
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.
It's a massive show this month, jam-packed with the latest news and previews as we get ready for convention season.
It's that time again! LEGO is getting ready for Comic-Con, and they sent along some announcements of what they'll be bringing along... like a Rancor Pit. The full press release is after the jump.
LEGO announces the new and utterly spectacular UCS B-Wing Fighter that is slated for release in October. The latest entry in their premium collector range includes 1,486 pieces and priced for $199.99. More info and a video after the jump!
Jahan Cross finds himself working both sides of an intrigue when an assassin kills Count Dooku in Agents of the Empire - Hard Targets #1. In the final chapter of Death Sentence, Darth Maul convinces the locals that the Jedi are in league with the mine owner who exploited them. These and more titles, including a Clone Wars Omnibus, are scheduled for release in October from Dark Horse!