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.
From Gentle Giant: Get a jump start on the Memorial Weekend Festivities. Furniture stores and car dealerships aren't the only places offering spectacular deals this holiday weekend! We're proud to open our archives once again and make limited quantities of the following pieces available:
Gentle Giant releases their solicititations for Star Wars items slated in the 4th Quarter. Yoda joins the Jumbo Vintage line-up and looks fantastic with Gentle Giant closely replicating the soft goods material of the original Kenner figure. An orange snake version is planned for general release while a brown snake variant is scheduled to be a Premier Guild exclusive.
Gentle Giant joins in on the May The 4th Be With Yoy Star Wars Day Celebration by holding a giveaway for a production sample of the Kit Fisto Minibust!
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".
Gentle Giant is having a major Spring Sales event beginning Monday, April 23rd at 11 am PT through Monday, April 30th at 5 pm. There are lots of tremendous deals on select minibusts, statues, maquettes and more, including a few exclusives for as much as 50% off!
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.
Gentle Giant has released their solicitations this month for exciting new product coming out in the 4th Quarter of 2012. For Star Wars, these include a new Death Trooper Statue and the Jumbo Vintage Red Snaggletooth and Red Security Battle Droid Minibust which were revealed at last month's WonderCon.
I think Aurra Sing has evolved quite nicely in the Star Wars mythos. When she first appeared as a passing glimpse in The Phantom Menace, we hardly knew the personality of the padawan turned bounty hunter. Her recent appearance in The Clone Wars really cemented the deal of her badassery. The new Gentle Giant minibust is based on The Episode I version played by actress Michonne Bourriage, and it's a stunning piece that not only captures her likeness quite compellingly, but there's so much more.
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.
Gentle Giant has opened up enrollment for their 2012 Premier Guild Membership. Membership for 2012 is $70. Your choice for the Star Wars gift this year include a Rebel Fleet Trooper minibust, a Republic Commando minibust with Light Up Visor, and a Kenner Jumbo Vintage Gamorrean Guard.
Gentle Giant offers a sneak peek at their 2012 Premier Guild membership gifts. The Star Wars pieces include a Rebel Fleet Trooper Minibust, a Republic Commando minibust with Light-Up Visor, and a 12" Jumbo Vintage Gamorrean Guard.
Action Figure Express is now taking pre-orders for their exclusive Gentle Giant Imperial Gunner Minibust.The Imperial Gunner Mini Bust was modeled using digital scans of the authentic costumes and props for the utmost accuracy and fidelity to what was seen on screen.
We have uploaded photos from the Gentle Giant booth at Comic-Con. The booth is traditionally the center of attention in the Exhibit Hall and this year is no different, with free Bust Ups being thrown randomly out to the crowd and Slave Leias providing a lot of visual appeal and photo opps. This year, Her Universe hosted a fashion show featuring various scantily clad models sporting the latest in Star Wars t-shirt fashion and little else.
More Jumbo Vintage figures are on the way courtesy of Gentle Giant as Luke Skywalker (with Telescoping Lightsaber) and Tusken Raider receive their Vintage Jumbo treatment next. Also announced is the new Wicket minibust. All three items are slated for release in July.