Banks for the memories! Diamond Select Toys sent along a news release today with their new Comic-Con 2012 exclusives, including a nifty bank. More after the jump.
Gentle Giant updates their blog with photos of a fully painted Rebel Fleet Trooper and digital sculpt of the Republic Commando Mini Busts. Both are Premier Guild exclusives slated for release later this year.
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.
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.
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 K-Mart exclusive Vintage Collection B-Wing Fighter is now priced to move for $15 (regularly $39.99) at K-Mart.com. Click here to order yours and choose the store pick up option to save on shipping!!
A healthy mix of repaints, a collector's tin, and Ziro the Hutt make up a new Target exclusive Fighter Pods set at Sandtroopers.com. You should check it out!
Reedpop, the event organizer behind Celebration VI, has revealed the first exclusive for the show from Sideshow Collectibles! The Sixth Scale Commander Ganch is the first of over 70 items to be offered at the Star Wars Celebration Store.
Carded photos of the "Lost Line" wave of The Vintage Collection figures have been posted at Sandtroopers.com. As we first reported at Toy Fair, this wave includes a character from each Episode of the Star Wars saga.
Gentle Giant has posted a digital sculpt of their forthcoming PGM exclusive Rebel Fleet Trooper minibust on their Facebook page. It's looking good so far and is sure destined not to "choke".
The main selling point of this Anakin Skywalker figure is probably his dirty mug, follwed by the helmet. Sadly, it doesn't really fit in the matching Pod Racer, nor is it a new mold-- it's a 2000-era figure. Is it worth getting as part of a big set? R
Gentle Giant will be releasing a Deluxe Edition of their upcoming General Veers minibust exclusively for Premier Guild Members. The Deluxe edition will feature an interchangeable head and removable armor plate for a price of $85.
The two "cancelled" Walmart exclusive Clone Wars DVD figure sets have popped up on eBay courtesy of a seller in Woodland Hills, CA. UPDATE: Yakface has a report that these sets have been found at Marshalls and TJ Maxx for $9.99 each!
We second our dose of pasty white, angry, former padawans turned gun for hire with the all new Aurra Sing from the Discover The Force Walmart exclusive wave of figures. Twelve years is a long time to upgrade from the almost pre-posed Power of the Jedi figure, but it's a worthy and even definitive effort.
Gentle Giant has always been pretty ingenius when it comes to their Holiday Edition busts. We can usually expect some kind of twist on a Star Wars theme like a or Holiday Max Rebo or Yakface. However, when it comes to their summer convention exclusives, it's been an overwhelming offering of Clones and Troopers. There's perfectly sensible reasoning behind this, since these types of minibusts normally sell through fairly well. For the 2012 convention season, starting with this month's WonderCon, Gentle Giant takes a different approach and offers a piece that is fun, whimsical, commemorative, and what Adam Pawlus refers to quite appropriately as an iconic cultural touchstone.